Introduction to Texas Holdem Strategy
- 3 Concepts
Long-term profits in Holdem come from making bets with a
positive expectation. You only have a positive
expectation when your payoff is higher than your risk.
is Not Just a Game Of Chance
I'm sick of people treating poker like any other gambling game.
Admittedly, many poker players are gambling degenerates who will
probably lose their money regardless of what happens, but that
shouldn't incriminate the game of poker.
Insider Tips For Finding A Great Online Poker Room
Even though they look pretty much the same and they're all selling essentially the same few games, all Online Poker Rooms are NOT created equal! Here's a few things to consider before you plunk down your money.
Calculating Poker Odds - The Easy Way
To be successful at poker you should, at any time during the play of a hand, be able to calculate the odds of catching your hand to the odds the pot is giving you.
How TV Poker Can Make You Wealthy
There's an awful lot of poker on the television these days. If you wanted to you could probably watch poker on the TV almost round the clock and the big events like the World Poker Tour and the World Series of Poker receive massive coverage.
Play Poker With Adequate Knowledge
Free demonstration classes are offered by many casinos
to guide the beginners to achieve the maximum level of
Poker Tournaments - Blind Stealing Strategy
Poker tournaments are often not epic confrontations between two premium hands in the later rounds when it all is decided. They are generally 60/40 or closer confrontations, which ultimately decide the outcome.
Poker Face in Cyberspace
When poker online started at the end of the nineties, it created mixed feelings amongst real time casino poker players. Poker in cyberspace is perfect for anyone not having a poker face.
Shorthanded Poker, an Untapped Gold Mine
The standard poker table in an online poker room has ten
seats. However, the poker rooms also offer shorthanded
games where a maximum of six players sit at the table.
Think Big and Give Your Poker Profits a Boost
Is your lack of confidence hurting your poker profits in your online poker play?
The thing about playing at the bottom rung is that inexperienced
players make unpredictable moves a lot more of the time than
experienced poker players, so the very fact that you don't know what
to expect from them often means that they're harder to beat than
Playing Low Limit Shorthanded Holdem Online
When it comes to playing shorthanded games online, one size definitely does not fit all. Certain concepts, aggression being the most important, are paramount no matter WHAT level you are playing.
Expected Value in Texas Holdem Poker
A successful Texas Holdem player is one who maximizes his return or minimizes his loss with each decision he makes. Expected value (EV)
is essentially the amount one would expect to win or
lose if this decision were to be repeated millions of
Online Poker Satellites
What are satellites and how do they work? Basically a satellite is a
way to enter a major tournament and play for big money without
having to pay the large buy-in required.
Online Poker Chips Away at Sexual Stereotypes
Women are being increasingly attracted to the excitement of online poker. Many professional women now shop extensively online and it's natural that they should explore other ways of having fun and spending their money online.
Everyone's Catching Poker Fever
Big blind with my jack-three off suit, I found myself
able to see a free flop as the action was checked back
to me. Typically, jack-three off suit is a hand I, or
any other poker player with the slightest knowledge of
the game would not even look twice at.
Why Play Texas Holdem?
Ah, yes-the Texas hold 'em explosion. Seven years ago, when I first started playing, the Texas hold 'em community was comprised almost entirely of the collection of retirees who haunted the local 1-4-8-8 games, a sprinkling of mild mannered pros who played for a living, and a healthy percentage of truly degenerate gamblers who would now and then stagger into the card room after a blistering run at the craps table.
Six-Man Limit Texas Holdem: Pre-Flop Play
Position is even more important in 6-max play than in a normal full ring game. The 6-max variation is generally played more aggressively and the battle for control starts right from the beginning. You will encounter much less limping in because the pot odds for speculative hands are not likely to be there.
Internet Poker - 13 Rules to Follow
These thirteen rules to follow will help your game
online to a large degree. Some are basic, some are more
advanced. Together, they give you an edge over other
players who don't know them.
of Poker Tournaments
Regarding tournament end games: the best defense can be
a good offense. Let's explore this concept a little
Poker Table Position
Poker seating and the position one has at the table is one of the most important and least talked about aspects of poker. It's especially relative to the Texas Hold'Em
poker game because it is positional in nature.
Be Careful or Your Poker Nuts Will Get Crushed!
The origins of the phrase "poker nuts" are uncertain although it is thought to have come from old slang meaning "delightful thing, practice or experience".
It is a "delightful thing" of course, because in Texas Holdem the poker nuts is the best possible hand that you can have at any point in the game.
Rules Of Let It Ride Poker
The game of Let It Ride is a poker card game with a
standard 52-card deck on a blackjack style table. The
objective in ‘Let it Ride’ is to get a pair of tens or
better, by "riding" up to three bets.
Understanding the 'Pot Odds'
When you watch poker on TV, you hear the term pot odds thrown
around all the time. What in the world does it really mean? Well,
hopefully, after you read this column you'll not only know what pot
odds are, but you'll also understand how to quickly calculate pot
odds and apply them to your game.
Online Poker for Free
Playing poker for free online is one of the easiest and
most popular ways to learn the game, especially Texas Hold'Em.
Virtually all online poker rooms will let players come in at no cost
because they would love to have you as a real money player in the
Texas Holdem Poker Today
The Texas Holdem poker phenomenon has taken the country
by storm. There are reportedly over 100 million active
poker players worldwide. Poker's popularity is largely
the byproduct of technology and several recent trends.