Casino risk management – loose and tight, but always aggressive!
If you want to become really good at playing online poker in general and Texas hold’em poker in particular, you have to learn the importance of playing aggressively! Adopting and aggressive style in poker doesn’t necessarily mean always playing loosely, neither does it mean being a consistently tight player. You will in fact improve your… Read more
Getting basic with poker – How to play Texas Hold’em and solidify your strategy!
Do you want to learn how to play Texas hold’em? Then you’ve just found the perfect article to help you get started! Here you can learn the essential Texas hold’em rules, as well as some useful texas hold’em tips that will help you achieve good results fast. Playing online poker is really fun, and it… Read more
To fold or not to fold that is the question – When should you fold in your Poker game?
Like the song says you got to know when to fold them. Folding may not be the most heroic thing you can do when you are playing poker online or at a table, but knowing when to fold is a key part in any winning strategy. It will also save you a huge amount of… Read more
Controversy During $50k Poker Player Championship
The $50k Poker Player Championship is considered one of the more prestigious events at the World Series of Poker, so there is no surprise that player’s emotions run high during critical all-in moments. Mix in one part bizarre floor rulings and you have a recipe for instant drama. It all started at table 360 during… Read more
2012 WSOP: Rule 88 Causes ‘Tweet’ Controversy
Every year, the WSOP goes through several rule changes that they put into place to try an enhance play. Many of these rules are necessary to maintain a healthy playing environment while adapting to modern life. For example, banning the use of electronic devices while at a table was necessary to prevent players from a… Read more
Your 2012 WSOP Guide
It is that time of the year again! The biggest tournament series of the year is no underway in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suites. That’s right! The World Series of Poker is back and bigger then ever. 61 events will be played over 50 days of intense action. There are several changes this year,… Read more
Poker Journal: Red Spade Open
The Red Spade Open is one of my favourite tournaments to play on PokerStars. Outside of the minimum $1 million dollar prize pool with $200,000 guaranteed first place prize, there is also a chance to get a bounty knock-out on any of the PokerStar’s Team Online or Team Pro members worth an extra $100. It’s… Read more
WBCOOP 2012 & Railbirds.com: Blog for your Chance to Win Cash and SCOOP Tickets
The Spring Championship of Online Poker is just around the corner and PokerStars is giving everyone a chance win huge cash prizes and even free entries into SCOOP events. What’s the catch? This is a blog contest so it’s time to put on your creative thinking cap. PokerStar’s wants to know, in either a 500-world… Read more
Details of PokerStars 2012 Rake System Changes
Change from ‘Dealt’ to ‘Weighted Contributed’ VPP earnings at ring games will be calculated using the ‘weighted contributed’ method, changing from the ‘dealt’ method. The weighted contributed method awards VPPs to each player based on how much they contribute to the pot. You can read more about the weighted contributed calculation on the PokerStars website. Ring… Read more
The 42nd Annual WSOP: The Numbers in Review
Looming before the start of 42nd Annual World Series of Poker, the aftermath effects of Black Friday were still being felt. Many wondered if there would be a noticeable change in attendance with millions of dollars locked up on several online sites. American players on PokerStars would find their money – but those holding small… Read more