Poker Starting Hands Chart

If you plan to turn your no deposit poker money into a real bankroll, you will want to take a hard look at the hands that are good poker hands and those that are not. THE BIGGEST MISTAKE BEGINNING POKER PLAYERS MAKE IS PLAYING TOO MANY HANDS. If you just want to have some quick […]

How to Win Poker Tournaments Against Better Players

There are hundreds of poker books out there and they’re all geared towards making you a better player. The idea is that the better you are, the more money you can make and that’s true for the most part. You can select your tables when you’re playing cash. You can find a table with a […]

How to Win Satellite Poker Tournaments

The World Series of Poker, 2012, is very close to kicking off, so in spirit of poker’s biggest yearly event, let’s discuss satellite tournaments. After all, a large portion of players in WSOP events, get there through a satellite tournament. Chris Moneymaker is probably the most famous poker satellite winner, getting into the WSOP 2003, […]

Planning an Enjoyable Low Limit Playing Experience

While poker is inherently enjoyable, there are a number of additional factors that can add to or detract from the gambling experience. When choosing a casino for low limit poker, it is important to pay attention to the casino’s safety, the player population, and the number of low limit options available. Choosing a reputable, player […]

How to Beat a Poker Maniac

How to Play a Maniac A poker maniac is a player who is playing any two cards in an unpredictable and often aggressive type fashion. Sometimes players are maniacs because of their personality. Other times drunk poker players will play like maniacs. Playing a maniac can be frustrating. At the very least, playing maniacs is […]

Winning Pot Limit Omaha – Tight Aggressive Strategy for PLO

How To Play Tight-Aggressive Pot Limit Omaha The easiest way to win in any poker variant is to play tight-aggressive poker. Easy in theory; not so easy in practice. After all, how tight is tight? How tight is too tight? Take Texas Hold’em for example. A tight player might voluntarily put money in the pot […]

Successful Poker Semi-Bluffing – How to Win with Semi-Bluffs

All poker players, good and bad, bluff. The good players know when they can bluff and when they shouldn’t. Bad players usually bluff without rhyme or reason. Every once in a while a situation comes along where a bluff is not only desired, but is almost mandatory. Semi-bluff opportunities are one of those situations. This […]

Avoiding Poker Tilt

Tilt. It’s like the Domino’s Noid only instead of wrecking pizzas, it wrecks your bankroll. Tilt is an invisible force that gets inside your head and causes you to make bad play after bad play until you’re broke. Everyone has gone on tilt at one time or another and everyone has horror stories about how […]

Rebuy Poker Tournament Strategy

The rebuy period of a rebuy tournament reminds me of play money poker. At least half the field wants to see the pot and two or three people will be all-in at some point in the hand with crap like J7o, 85s, A3o, or two other cards that are equally random. These players are looking […]

Playing Selective Aggressive Poker

How To Be Selectively Aggressive Any player with half a brain knows that aggressive poker is winning poker. But there are a few players – we’ll call them aggro-donks – that take this fact too far. These aggro-donks aggress in every situation. They usually build a decent stack early and then lose it all when […]