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    The 42nd Annual WSOP: The Numbers in Review

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    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

    Poker Strategy: Continuation Bets

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    The continuation bet is one of the more common plays in poker and is a prime example of how aggressive play can be used effectively. However, it’s not always as simple as just betting all your flops and knowing the proper time to use is will make it a very potent weapon in your strategy… Read more

    Poker Strategy: Cash Game Table Selection

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    Patience: Not Just In the Game Patience is a word that gets tossed out a lot when talking about poker strategy – and for good reason! It’s certainly one of the most important traits to have a hold of when determining your skill level. However, it’s amazing to see how many players will take this… Read more

    Poker Journal: 2011 FTP WSOP Fantasy Draft Tips and Tricks

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    With just one day to go before the official start to the 2011 World Series of Poker, many poker fans are scouring the web in search of last-minute tips to fill their rosters. This year’s draft is particularly tricky as many veteran players native to the U.S. are still feeling the after-effects of Black Friday… Read more

    Evolution of Televised Poker Events

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    The popularity of poker has had exponential growth in the last few decades and with it has come more televised coverage. Most of the coverage in the beginning was massively edited to condense multiple days of play into 20 minute segments and supplied little information to the viewer, but as time goes on, the coverage… Read more

    SCOOP Events/Daily Big Poker Journal: Preparing for the Game

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    This week is going to be a great test to my endurance as I’m planning on tackling several low limit SCOOP events on PokerStars so as the first part of my journal, I wanted to address some diet tips while preparing to play long events. With fields that can reach tens of thousands of players,… Read more

    Outs and Odds Reference Chart

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    Here’s a handy two-part chart that you can use to quickly assess the odds that you have to make your hand based on the outs you have remaining. The first column (orange) represents the number of outs you have with the fourth column (purple) giving examples as a quick reference. The second column (blue) represents… Read more

    Poker Psychology: The Blame Game

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    We have all seen this type of situation before:  After being dealt pocket aces, you open up for a raise and get a caller form the button. The flop is [AC], [5D], [7H] and you think “Bingo!” You check the flop and the button puts in a big over-bet. You have a hard time trying not… Read more

    Sit & Go’s: Super Turbo

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    Whether you like fast paced action or you just want to practice aggressive short stacked play, super turbo’s can bring some excitement into the normally dull grind. Some poker players believe that super turbos are nothing but lotteries and while there is no doubt that luck plays a large part in individual games, you can… Read more

    Sit & Go’s: Profitable Strategies

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    For many professional poker players, Sit & Go’s are their preferred main source of income. This is due to a lower variance factor compared to cash games, as well as more flexible time commitments since a game can go from start to finish in under an hour. With smart play, a good player can grind… Read more

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