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Recent Posts by Tyson Tanaka

Tyson Tanaka has been playing poker since 2002 and founded FlopTurnRiver.com in 2003. Tyson currently resides in California.


Moving from $.50/1 to $1/2

The play here isn’t too much different. After playing 10,000-15,000 hands of .5/1, you should be more than bankrolled to play at the $1/2 limit. document.write(BwinPokerA);document.write(BwinPokerB); players are a mixture of loose/tight players but they all play...
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Casino.com Casino Bonus Code Overview As with many online casinos, individual bonus codes are no longer required when applying for many bonuses at Casino.com. They are typically automatically credited. However, you will need to manually accept each bonus by clicking...

While Waiting Poker Tells

Pick the Opener One thing you should always be looking out for is when players are waiting for you to act. Their body language and posture are very important. You always need to be looking out for players who might be strong before you bet into them. When are you...
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ISF – Revision Of ISF Theorem

For the original ISF theorem post go here: ISF Theorem When I wrote ISF Theorem a half year ago, I was at a very frustrating point in my game. I was a very marginal winner at 200nl and was going on two straight losing months, which was absolutely devastating to my...

Salsa4evers PLO Hand of the Day

Hopefully this will be a semi-regular feature where I’m going to make strategy posts or hand analyses of varying lengths on varying Omaha topics depending on my mood. Here’s today’s installment – a hand that I discussed with a friend: Pot Limit...
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888 Poker Rakeback (VIP Program)

Overview At 888 Poker players earn two types of points – Status Points and Reward Points. Status Points are earned at a fixed rate of 1 Point for every $2 generated in rake and are used only to determine a players VIP Status. Reward Points are earned based on a...

Win MTT Poker 10 – Developing Skills

Point 30: Artificial Intelligence Can Be Deadly On this site and others, there has been a lot of talk about what style to play, what hands to play, what situations to play in, etc. All of this serves as a mock up of real play, similar to building a model suitable for...
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As one of the most recognized names in gambling, it’s not all that surprising that some excellent William Hill bonus offers are available for players. How to Claim the William Hill Casino Bonuses When you create a new account at William Hill through our special...
Blackjack Chart

Blackjack Chart

Below you will see a Blackjack chart we had made. The strategy is from Lance Humble’s book, The World’s Greatest Blackjack Book. You can right click and save the chart on your computer, if you wish. The above chart does not show surrender plays. 16 should...
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How to Use 888 Casino Bonuses When signing up for an 888 Casino account via FlopTurnRiver, there are no 888 bonus code entries required. Although bonuses at 888 Casino do not require manual code entry, they may demand that a player “claim” a particular...

Thoughts on Small Pairs in MTTs

I see people misplaying small pairs (22-66) a lot so I want to go over my thoughts on them and maybe we can start a discussion because some people probably disagree with some of these thoughts. I believe small pairs are extremely overrated hands that are often...

The Essential Poker Tactics for New Players

Introduction During December 2014, I ran a series of articles in this column about the study of tactics vs. strategy in poker. While that series got a lot of attention from intermediate players, it left out a lot of people who weren’t really established with a...

Play Video Poker

While video poker started with only one type of poker, today there are several different ways to play video poker. One type is Jacks or Better, a good game for beginners or anyone else to play at any time. There are also Joker’s Wild machines with standard 52-card...
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You can clear all of your bonuses at William Hill playing the live games. Many games are offered, including Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat – each with its own sexy dealer. William Hill Live Dealer Overview William Hill Vegas is an online casino that offers a host...

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Play Slots for Money

While most people greatly enjoy the casino experience, only a small percentage of the population has the freedom to visit their local brick-and-mortar as often as they would like. Whether it’s because you have to watch the kids, don’t have access to a car,...

How to Earn Online Poker Bonuses

One of the biggest mistakes players make when signing up for a new poker site is failing to take advantage of bonus offers. Every site offers some sort of initial deposit bonus to new clientèle, and for those new to the game it can make the difference in having to...

Double Bonus Poker

Double Bonus Poker is an enhancement of the Bonus Poker game. The payout structure is pretty much like in Bonus Poker in that four-of-a-kind hands get a boost – the change is that the boost is even bigger, with four aces and four small cards 2-4 paying out twice...

Calculating Pot Odds in Texas Holdem

After the flop, your play will depend on many factors, including information gathered pre-flop, what you know of your opponents and how they play, and the probabilities of having or making the best hand. If you have hit top pair with a strong kicker on the flop, then...

Scuba Chuck’s What is Expected Value(EV)?

What is Expected Value? (EV). Poker is a mathematical game. And, if you approach it as such, there is opportunity to make it a profitable game. Furthermore, if you delve deep enough into the analysis, you can ‘tweak’ your game enough to understand how to maximize your...

When It’s Safe to Bet Poker Tells

In poker, you need to know when it is safe to bet and when it is dangerous. Caro even says that you cannot study this enough because he feels this is where half the profit is going to come from by concentrating on tells. Before you make a bet it would be a smart idea...

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Paypal is the one of the largest and most-marketed e-wallets in the world. In the early days of online poker, Paypal was the preferred method of depositing and withdrawing funds for players worldwide. Up until 2002, they were the leading processor for Internet...

Win MTT Poker 15 – Winning, Tough Calls

Point 45: What to do When You Win? Winning a large tournament can be quite a high, your bank roll gets a tremendous boost and you feel like the best player in the world. Very likely there are quite a few people who are happy with you, spouses, parents, etc. All of...
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PokerStars Download

Download & Install Process PokerStars captured the hearts and minds of players all around the world as soon as it was launched. Constant software improvements have kept PokerStars on top of the online poker world for over a decade. Even if you have played at...
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888 Mobile

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HORSE Rules

HORSE is a mixed-rotation game consisting of five games played in a limit format. Each game is played for eight hands and then the next game is dealt. HORSE is an acronym for the games in the rotation. H – Hold’em O – Omaha Hi/Lo R – Razz S –...
Tropicana

Tropicana

Overview & General Details The Tropicana online casino opened in New Jersey in November of 2013. Since opening it has done well such that now it is one of the leading casinos in the NJ market. Using the mobile app, I played there for real money on November 23,...
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How to Claim Joyland Casino Bonuses Joyland Casino bonuses are automatic and do not require any entry of actual codes. In some cases, players will need to manually “claim” a particular bonus by clicking on the Get Your Bonus button before making a real...

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There are many different places to play video slots online. In fact, there are so many different internet casinos it can be difficult to find the best place to play. When choosing what site to give your action to, you should focus on the variety of games, promotions,...

Tilt and Why

Rondavu re-evaluates the psychology of tilt and why it occurs. Another Look at Tilt I’m going to explain tilt the way I understand it. I hope it rings true for a lot of you, as it does for me. We are flawed as humans. One of our major flaws is detrimental to...
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Bonus Poker Deluxe

Bonus Poker Deluxe is a close relative of Bonus Poker. The pay structure is actually simpler than in Bonus Poker since all four-of-a-kind hands get the same pay out. The thing to take note of here is that four-of-a-kind pays out bigger than straight flushes, which is...

Poker Sherlock Guide

Below is a comprehensive “Getting Started” guide provided by the folks at Poker Sherlock. The guide will give you an idea of what Poker Sherlock can do, and how it can help benefit yourpoker game! Poker Sherlock – Getting Started 1. Introduction...

Limit Holdem Conclusion

If I haven’t mentioned these points, then add them to the list on things to know: 1. Always play within your bankroll. 2. Only play games in which you are comfortable playing. 3. Don’t try to play opponents better than you. Find the players worse than you...

Aces and Faces

Aces and Faces is pretty closely based on the classic Jacks or Better in terms of payouts, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth checking out. At bet365 Casino players can choose to play 4- or 25-line Aces and Faces, where each hand (after you’ve...

Finding the Motivation to Improve at Poker

This week’s topic is that of motivation, something that a lot of players have trouble with when it comes to studying to get better. Extrinsic motivation in the form of more money and a better win-rate will only carry you so far, but here we’re going to...
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How to Use the Titan Casino Bonuses You don’t have to worry about using a Titan Casino bonus code when you want to take advantage of one of the casino’s promotions. Instead, you are automatically eligible to get a 50% – 125% up to €5,000 First Deposit Bonus when...

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EChecks – When to Use Them, Why to Use Them, and How to Use Them For most online game players, one of the most difficult parts of establishing an account involves finding a deposit/funding option that works and is easy to use. Echeck Casinos have solved this...