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Poker Hands Odds

Have you ever wondered what the percentage and odds are of certain poker hands? How much of a favorite are you with Aces against Kings? How often will the flush draw hit and crack your Queens? Is the best hand on the flop ever an underdog? We answer all of these...

Balance is the Key

Recently I have switched poker sites again, I do this periodically if I find good games and plenty of fish. I don’t play anywhere near as much poker these days and most of that is at between NL50 and NL200 full-ring NLHE. Recently I have been watching the games...

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...

Exploitation and the FTC Theorem

Progression through the micros naturally trends us toward unbalanced lines. We start playing basic TAGG, then learn to steal blinds more, to cbet more. Hey, it works. When we face better competition at 100nl or higher, the lack of balance is very exploitable. Trust me...

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...
Roulette Tips

Roulette Tips

Roulette is one of the most entertaining games you can play online or in a brick-and-mortar casino! It brings people who’ve never gambled before together with individuals who’ve been enjoying the game for decades. Roulette also attracts every type of gambler around,...

Making Game Theory Easy With Simple Shortcuts

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been looking at an introduction to game theory in poker with a special emphasis on avoiding math. We have been looking extensively at a very specific type of situation over the past couple of weeks where a player bets all-in on the...

Pyroxene’s Common Flop Odds

If you’re interested in some online poker odds calculators, check out our Poker Tools section where we have our own FTR Poker Odds Calculator and some recommendations of great online poker tools that can help you on the fly while playing online! Pyroxene’s...

2-7 Lowball Rules

One of the fastest growing card games around is 2-7 Lowball. This game has become more and more prominent in the mixed rotations in live high-stakes card games and has recently been introduced online. 2-7 Lowball is a Draw game in which the object is to make the worst...

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...

Poker Aggression Guide

Gah, I got this idea in my head and thought I’d write it down. A month ago I essentially explained to my AIM buddies something I was thinking about in a lot of depth, as it was a concept that was integral in killing tight passive games. Pretty much everything I...

iPhone Poker

This article explains the relationship between iPhone/iDevices and online poker. It also explains the current problems with playing poker on your iPhone. If you would like to read our detailed how-to article explaining how to play poker through your iPhone, please...
Video Poker Trainer

Video Poker Trainer

Note – The above screen shot is from http://www.videopokertrainer.org. If you’d like to test and analyze your own hands, visit the site for the fully functional video poker trainer! Have you ever been playing video poker and faced a tough decision? I’m...

Playing Blinds in SNGs

After reviewing a couple of tournies on here, and after seeing some of the worst blind play ever last night, I wanted to just post some thoughts on blind play in SNGs. You see there seems to be a switch in a poker players head when it comes to playing in the blinds....
Live Dealer Blackjack Casino

Live Dealer Blackjack Casino

Live Dealer Blackjack Casinos host live dealer games where an actual person is dealing the cards. You can chat with them while you are waiting on your next hand. Casinos often encourage you to ask about Blackjack strategies or just talk about life in general. Chat it...
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32Red Casino Bonus

How to Use the 32 Red Casino Bonus Slider As you can see in the screenshot above, you don’t need to enter a code to claim one of 32Red’s bonuses. Instead, all you need to do is set up an account with the casino, log in and watch for 32Red’s bonus claim slider to...

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There are two things about the Borgata Casino bonuses that really stand out. First, you can get free money for starting your bankroll right off the bat. Second, you’ll get some of the best terms and conditions on a welcome bonus that you can find anywhere....

6 Max Starting Hands

Group 1: any two cards Group 2: any two cards you found in your wallet (Blockbuster, Visa, library card) Har har! Not really. But yes, the starting requirements are a lot looser and a lot more vague than in a full ring game. I don’t consult a chart – a lot...
Live Dealer Roulette Casino

Live Dealer Roulette Casino

When the online casino world was just breaking onto the scene, there was only one downside to playing games like roulette through you computer: it just didn’t feel the same as playing a live game. Today, there are absolutely no downsides, now that a whole range...

Double Jackpot Poker

Double Jackpot Poker is very closely based on the classic Jacks or Better but there are enough changes to make it worth reading up on. This video poker variant breaks down the Four-of-a-Kind holding into five different holdings, depending on the value of the cards...

Pocket Pairs and Over Cards Chart

Pocket pairs can be great hands in Texas Hold’em. High pairs like AA and KK can win pots without improving. Lower pairs like 22 and 33 often need help but when it arrives the hand can be dominant. For example if you hold 22 then the odds of flopping a set are...

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How to use Caesars Casino Bonuses Caesars Casino, which is only available to players in the US state of New Jersey, do not require any manual entry of a bonus code. All you have to do is sign up for a real money account using our in-house links and you will be...

Double Double Bonus Poker

Double Double Bonus Poker is the last in the series of “Bonus Poker” type games. They take the idea from Bonus Poker and Double Bonus Poker to never before seen heights as the 1-4 coin pay outs for four Aces exceeds Royal Flushes! Indeed, this is one of...

Real Money Slots

Online real money slot machines have long been a staple for internet casinos. Recently, these machines have begun paying out large jackpots, sometimes up to a million dollars and above. For the most part, the slot machines one finds in an online casino will be similar...

ISF – Forming Ranges: Part 2

In my first strategy post on forming ranges, I mostly touched on preflop. But postflop, as we all know, is where the big money is at. And it’s postflop where forming ranges is the most important, it’s just a whole lot harder! The basic premise of forming ranges is...
888 Mobile

888 Mobile

Install Instructions To download the 888 app for iOS, go to the Apple Store and search for ‘888 poker’. The real money app should be the first in line. For Android devices, visit 888 Poker Mobile page (http://www.888poker.com/poker-promotions/android.htm) and use one...

Preparation in Poker

In the context of poker, preparation could mean a number of different things, but we’re going to focus specifically on a few instances here. First, we’re going to look at how to and the advantages of preparing when you make a bet or raise. Second,...

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...

Renton Theorem aka ABCD Theorem

In poker, we attempt to make money by playing the best we can, making what we feel is the most profitable play in every scenario, making as few mistakes as possible. Assuming you know the exact hand range of your opponent, there is almost always a clear best play, and...
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Virgin Casino Welcome Bonus & Bonus Codes Virgin Casino has a good selection of promotions with a nice welcome bonus for their players. For the most part, these deals stand out for their ultra-low wagering requirements and giving you very useful rewards that help...

Card Looking Poker Tells

One big lesson to learn, in any poker game, is to never look at your hand first. If for example you are playing 7 card stud, look at the reactions when your opponents look at their final face down card before you see yours. The same goes for Texas Hold’em. It helps a...

ISF – Adjusting

When I interviewed Kingsofcards for my weekly interview, one comment he made about heads up changing his game rung a bell with me. Until after playing HU, when playing 6 max I never really took into account bet sizing, timing tells or things like that nearly as much...