Liquored Up Player Banned From Twitter Poker Tour

Liquored Up Player Banned From Twitter Poker Tour

Recently re-elected Twitter Poker Tour Chairman, Geoff Manning, stated that Steve “Alfman” Carse (known as street3 on twitter) would serve a lifetime ban from the prestigious poker tour. The latest ordeal centered around Mr. Carse showing up to the Tulsa HoneyDipper’s Association Poker Tour (sponsored by the Twitter Poker Tour) well inebriated, unable to sit […]

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Clearing Poker Bonuses The Smart Way

Clearing Poker Bonuses The Smart Way

What is online bonus clearing the smart way? It’s a way of clearing the bonus in the most effective and efficient manner possible. Of course, if you continue to play your normal way for long enough, you will clear that bonus eventually provided you are within the designated time frame. However, there are steps you […]

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Stay Safe While Gambling Online

Stay Safe While Gambling Online

Online gambling sites are one of the biggest sources of Spyware in the world today. While many online gambling sites provide safe software downloads, others could infect your computer with spyware or malware when you install their programs. They rely on the promise of big winnings, free prizes, or a free beginner’s stake to prey […]

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Heads-Up SnG Action

Heads-Up SnG Action

Heads-up SNGs represent the purest form of heads-up SNG play because players start with equal stacks, thus none of the combatants enjoys an initial advantage over his opponent. Heads-up SNGs have to be some of the most intimidating game-formats ever. One goes head to head with a single opponent, in a test of poker skill […]

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Poker Bankroll Management When Playing No Limit Texas Hold’em

Poker Bankroll Management When Playing No Limit Texas Hold’em

Today’s topic is poker bankroll management. Many of you will probably already know the concept but IMO it never hurts to be reminded of the basics. If you’ve been playing poker for some time, you will have your share of bad beat stories to tell. That’s because poker is a game of probabilities (some critics […]

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Exercising The Six Handed SnG Strategy

Exercising The Six Handed SnG Strategy

While in its core, a 6-handed SnG (Sit-n-Go) strategy is the same as a regular SnG strategy, there are subtle but important differences. The low-blind stage of the game is basically the same as in any other SnG (or MTT for that matter). You need to play a tight aggressive game, only raising with near […]

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Remembering A True Gentleman In The Game Of Life

Remembering A True Gentleman In The Game Of Life

“Handsome” Eddie LeFrancois went by numerous nicknames on the online poker felt; RocketManAA, RagsTriches, and MakeABuck to name a few. But whichever nickname he was using, Eddie would find a game if you needed one, usually free and usually with huge payouts. He was a member of hundreds of poker forums/sites and knew almost every […]

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The Correct Way To Utilize The All-In Bet In a Tournament

The Correct Way To Utilize The All-In Bet In a Tournament

It’s hard to talk about no limit poker and not discuss the All-In bet in detail. This is what sets this game apart from all other games. The ability to put someone’s entire stack at risk at any given moment. This is a very powerful tool and, utilized effectively, can really help a player control […]

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Defining The Opportunity And Reacting On Your Gut Instinct

Defining The Opportunity And Reacting On Your Gut Instinct

What is gut instinct? We are blessed to be alive at this age of technological breakthroughs which, used properly, can help reveal a lot of secrets and answer many questions. However, there is no computer program or medical instrumentation – not even a mathematical equation that can be used as a measurement or reader for […]

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The Ability To Read A Player: An Essential Poker Skill

The Ability To Read A Player: An Essential Poker Skill

I have done very well for myself at this game of ours. Yes, I have math skills. Yes, I have discipline. Yes, I have a love and respect for the game. But most importantly, I have the God given ability to read a player. The truth is we all have tells. Yes, I will repeat […]

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California Lowball (Ace to Five)

In California lowball, the objective is to make the worst possible five card hand. This means you want an unpaired hand with the lowest high card possible. In California lowball aces are low and straights and flushes do not count against you so the best possible low is A 2 3 4 5, called a […]

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How to Play Hands without an Ace

In an Omaha hi-lo poker game, the only hands that can be considered low draws are hands that have two cards between ace and five. A six in your hand is not going to make you a winning low very often. The farther apart your low cards are, the less powerful your hand is. You […]

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