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Three Tips For Poker Beginners

I often forget that despite the rise in popularity for poker online, there are still a lot of people who have never even played a single hand. Maybe you are one of them. Or maybe, you've tried to play a few times but need a better strategy.…

Making The Right Sized Poker Bets

In No Limit Hold’em one of the most important things to get right is the ability to pick the right sized poker bets. If you bet too low, too many players at the table will call. If you bet too high without the right hand, you could be called…

Can Poker Be Profitable?

It is the age old question. Can poker be profitable? Can I make a living from playing poker? Will poker make me rich? The short answer is yes, of course, it's possible. But like any job, it requires hard work and a lot of dedication and practice.…

Online Poker 'Won’t Hurt Lottery'

A casino based group pushing for online poker to be considered explicitly legal across America has claimed that it wouldn’t affect state lotteries. Those looking at Online Casino Promotions note how analysis was released earlier this week…

Small Pair

Some of the most misplayed hands in no limit Texas Hold'em are small pairs, that is pairs of deuces up to pocket sixes. Although they do have the potential to win huge pots when they flop a set they are essentially a speculative hand, a speculative…

Rakeback

So how do casinos and online card rooms make any money if you are playing a game against other clientele and the house does not wager against you? The answer to this question is the rake. The rake is the term used by those looking at the…

Isildur1's identity revealed

For the past 18 months the online poker community has been discussing rumours about the true identity of a player known only as “Isildur1” but now they do not have to investigate any further as it was officially announced that Isildur1 is…

As Dead as a Dodo

There have been a lot of extinct species on this fabulous planet and none more famous than the dinosaurs; but there is one species of animal that is on everyone’s lips when they talk about something they believe will die out. It is, of course,…

Isildur v Tony G The Rematch

When Viktor “Isildur1” Blom, first joined Team Pokerstars the Superstar Showdown series was born. Basically, those using the Betfair Freerolls note that the Superstar Showdown is a high stakes, heads-up game consisting of a single 2,500-hand…

The Game Hunter

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You can find out where to play safely, tips on how to play and also who’s giving the best free cash deals to new players. The most important aspect to consider when picking an online casino is the security of the site. You can’t just pick…

WSOP Satellites

The world series of poker satellites is billed as the best place to find WSOP news and information. The site essentially aggregates info from many online sources including Twitter, Google, Flickr, Betfair & Paddy Power plus loads more blogs…