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 fun, then any two cards will do. If you want to win, then you'll need to be selective and … [Read more...]

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 lot of bad players and target the fish while avoiding the sharks. Tournaments are diffe … [Read more...]

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, via a Poker Stars satellite for $89, … [Read more...]

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 friendly casino makes the entire online … [Read more...]

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 high variance. These guys are hard to read and … [Read more...]