Archive for the Poker Articles Category

  • Managing Your Poker Bankroll - April 2nd, 2010

    Bankroll management is one of the most important skills you can have as a poker player.  If you’re a winning player, then the worst case situation is if you are broke and out of action – with no bankroll you can’t play, so you can’t earn!  Even the best players in the world go on [...]

  • Playing From Early Position - April 2nd, 2010

    Playing hands from early position in poker is a good way to mix up your play, and that can prevent players getting a read on you and give you an aggressive table image. Keep in mind though, that when playing lower limits especially, this type of play can be very expensive with the low stakes players entering lots of pots so you’ll often have players raising behind you.

  • You gotta know when to hold'em, and know when to fold'em! - April 1st, 2010

    There’s a lot of truth in that line from the old Kenny Rogers song, but backing off a hand can be a hard skill to master!
    Bluffing in online poker can often feel like you are backing away from a fight if your opponent doesn’t seem to want to go away. Even though it’s against your [...]

  • How To Play AK In Tournaments - April 1st, 2010

    Most players understand that “Big Slick” is a strong hand, but it must be rememberd that it’s still a drawing hand. When you do hit the flop you’re guaranteed to have at least top pair and top kicker, but the fact is that you’ll miss the flop twice as often as you hit! One thing’s for sure though, in online poker tourneys whenever somebody in a hand is holding AK you are probably going to either witness or participate in an big pot.

  • How to beat the donkeys at the table - March 30th, 2010

    Playing poker against weak players should be lucrative, in fact most of your poker earnings as a solid player will come from weak opponents, but do you often find yourself losing to players who have no idea of what they are doing? This can be a huge frustration for players who have put in a lot of time and effort to study and practice the game, only to find themselves being outdrawn by unskilled opponents getting lucky river cards.

  • Poker Skills – Aggression Wins - March 30th, 2010

    Most poker players will tell you that calling is weak, and betting is strong, but let’s take a look at why being aggressive at the poker table tends to be the profitable way to play, and how to adjust your game accordingly. The amount of pressure that you can constantly direct onto your opponents can frequently be measured in parallel with your general success in poker.

  • Rush Poker Tips and Strategies - March 28th, 2010

    Rush Poker is a fast and exciting form of poker designed to make online poker a more entertaining game with less waiting, and more action. This new high speed game is a lot of fun, and is attracting loads of gamblers and recreational players to the exclusive Rush Poker games at Full Tilt Poker. Let’s take a look at Rush Poker, what it is, how it’s played, and how to beat it…

  • How To Multi-Table At Online Poker - March 6th, 2010

    This concise little guide is designed to enable any profitable poker player to be able to play several tables at the same time, and therefore increase their hourly profits.

  • Poker Tournament Skills – Avoiding Weak Plays - February 24th, 2010

    When you get booted out of a tournament on a contentious hand, it’s invariably optimal to dissect your play and conclusion, after the fact. Sometimes however it’s not clearly identifiable as to what aspect of the game you should in reality be improving upon. Some may be more dearly needed than others. Given the premiss that you haven’t actually made money in tournaments yet, here are a few poker skills to work on instantly.

  • Reading Opponents – Putting Players On A Hand - February 22nd, 2010

    Being able to accurately put your opponents on a range of hands is an essential skill at the poker table, either in live play or online. Your ability to do this well in your game is one of the most important factors. However, qualifying your opponent’s hand is one of the more complicated aspects of the game to master. Here’s a quick start guide to get you on the road to reading opponent’s hands.