Poker strategy is obviously the most important key to improving your win rate in poker, but it’s not the only way to increase your win rate. One of the easiest ways to improve your win rate at online poker is to practice table selection. If you already win at poker, … more
An all-in bet is a move that can be used when playing any type of poker game. This move applies the maximum amount of pressure on an opponent in any situation that can come up when playing poker, whether it be at an online betting site or in a live … more
Knowing your opponents’ playing styles lies the foundation for success at the tables. Solid reads on your opponents and an understanding their playing styles enables you to exploit them at the table and take advantage of their weaknesses.
Contrary to what you may have read, you never want to have a … more
What is ICM?
The ICM concept (Independent Chip Modeling) is an extremely important tool for playing sit and goes at the $50 level. In essence, it’s a way of calculating your SNG equity during any part of the game, taking into account your stack size, the stack size of the remaining … more
I’ve been hearing about Rush Poker for a while now but finally got around to trying it out for myself today. I have to say, this is very cool. If you haven’t yet had a chance to try Rush Poker, you have to try this out. Rush Poker completely eliminates … more
The rules of poker are the same whether you play online or live but the two games are completely different. Making money in each game requires two different approaches. Online poker is based more on betting patterns, volume and statistics. Live poker uses those things as well but there’s more … more
You wouldn’t believe how many e-mails I get and conversations I have with poker players who are upset about the fish in their poker games. It’s very common for me to hear people say they don’t like to play online because there are so many fish who call … more
Even if you’re a winning player, there are still things that you do every day that cost you money. These mistakes are called “leaks” because they act like a leaky faucet in your bathroom. Sure, you still get water when you need water, but the plumbing isn’t working at its … more
Choosing the right Omaha poker starting hands is a valuable skill and one that is often overlooked by recent converts from Texas Holdem. The problem is that as ex-Holdem players, we make the switch over to Omaha thinking that our skills will translate right over without any problems.
With every hand … more
If you’d like to expand your horizons and learn a new poker game, Omaha is probably the best place to start. It’s close enough to Texas Holdem that if you have experience as a Holdem player, a lot of your skills will translate over to Omaha.
But just because you have … more