Texas Hold'em

Bluffing in Limit Holdem Poker

The game of poker has come a long way since its inception and now has a number of very interesting variants to be played like this one. The online arena is geared to offer poker enthusiasts around the world all the help they need and in this way bag the pots on the tables. You […]

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How to Spot Poker Bluffs

Poker is a game of deception where one player can act as if he is weak yet he has very strong hands or act as if he has monster cards yet he has nothing. It is a pretty good challenge if someone is just bluffing his way to the chips and it takes experience to […]

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How to Play Middle Pocket Pairs Before Flop

Mid pocket pairs or cards ranging from 7-7 through J-J are pretty much strong poker hands but they give a lot of trouble to a lot of poker players. These cards have a good potential to win the chips on the center but it is with how you play them that makes this possible. Better […]

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How to Improve Your Poker Game

1- Poker players who are just starting out tend to make a mistake by playing too many hands. One must remember that when you are a beginner, in order to stay in the game, you must stay in hands that are not all that good. Beginners should remember that to play more, they must lose more.

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Betting on the River in Poker

Betting on the river is a unique round. Before this round, players had the opportunity to improve his hand. Once you reach the river, the bets here are just bluffs or value bets. You cannot knock a player out and you cannot semi-bluff. For this article we focus on how betting goes when you are […]

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C-Bet for Beginner Poker Players

Beginners face many problems while playing poker, and understanding the nuance of when and how to bet is one of them They generally have trouble playing poker on the flop and after the bets are raised.. This article discusses the continuation bet, or “c-bet”. You may ask what is a c-bet?

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What is Caribbean and Crazy Pineapple Poker?

Caribbean poker is a unique variation from all the other forms of poker in that players do not bet against each other. It is an American casino game in which each individual plays against the bank. In some ways, it is similar to a Blackjack style game except using poker rules. To begin the game, […]

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What is Lowball Poker?

Lowball is a unique and fun variation to the standard Five Card Draw game of poker. In Lowball, the worst poker hand wins rather than the high hand. Lowball begins and operates like a standard game of Five Card Draw with each player being dealt five cards face-down. The first round of betting then commences […]

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Five Card Draw vs Texas Holdem

Five Card Draw is probably the most time proven and played game of poker. Simple and concise, it gets the job done while staying fun all the while. Although not often player in casino or tournament play, Five Card Draw is still the most popular poker style used at informal meetings. Like all games of […]

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Texas Holdem Starting Hands

Picking your starting hands in Texas Holdem is one of the most important and potentially profitable things you can do. Here’s a guideline of some premium hands you could consider playing no matter what your position, courtesy of Phil Hellmuth’s fantastic book Play Poker like the Pros.

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