In an increasingly demanding poker world it can often seem like there’s no way of gaining an edge on your opponents. Indeed, with so many players now proficient in the fundamentals of the game it’s becoming tougher and tougher to eke out a profit at the poker table.
However, while others are wasting their time looking outside themselves and at the actions of others, it’s those players who’ve cast an analytical eye over their own thinking that are starting to shine. At the forefront of the advancement in poker’s mental game is Jared Tendler. [click to continue…]
Few people play their first Texas Hold’em game at a Vegas casino. For most people it’s either at a social gathering or a friend’s basement tournament. Once you start getting pretty good, you may start hitting casinos and even trying to go professional. [click to continue…]
There is no question that whoever has the bigger stack of chips has an advantage. Once one player has a significant amount of chips compared to the others, he can play much more loosely without fear of making a mistake and going bankrupt for the rest of the game. [click to continue…]
When you’re playing poker regularly, you may wonder if your main playing location is the best place to be in order to win the most money. If you’re playing at home, you may wonder if you’re missing out on the high roller casinos. If you’re playing the at the casinos, you may look at your watch and wonder if this game is taking ridiculously long compared to the digital dealer at FullTilt.com or PokerStars.com. Here is a roundup of the main differences between live and online poker. [click to continue…]
Learning poker tells is a very fun aspect of mastering poker. It gets away from some of the mundane technical strategic points and makes the game a lot more human. It becomes a challenge of psychological warfare and intimidation instead of just numbers and statistics. [click to continue…]