05 Apr 05
Caro’s Fundamental Secrets of Winning Poker – A Review
"I AM A LUCKY PLAYER. A POWERFUL WINNING FORCE SURROUNDS ME." With those words Mike Caro ends his book Caro’s Fundamental Secrets of Winning Poker and it says a lot about what this book is about.
29 Mar 05
The Art Of Slowplay
Ah yes, the slowplay. Without question, this has to be the most misunderstood play in all of poker. For most novice players any decision about whether or not to slowplay hinges on one and only one consideration...
08 Mar 05
From Schmo to Pro
If there’s anything that the big poker tournaments have taught us over the past two years, it’s that there’s a wealth of untapped poker potential out there.
16 Feb 05
Interview with Andy Goetsch
In this exclusive interview, Andy opens up on the future of his online poker business and what it takes for you to be a winner.
15 Feb 05
Texas Hold’Em is by far the most popular form of poker in the world today. Over the years I’ve answered a lot of questions about casino games in general and Hold’Em in particular and almost all of them relate in one way or another to one simple but powerful rule: the 5-Card Rule.
15 Feb 05
The Winning Hands in Poker and their Rank
In almost all forms of Poker a player’s final hand is made up of five cards. In Draw Poker it’s the five cards they’ve been dealt. In Hold’Em it’s the best five card hand they are able to make from the pocket cards they hold and the community cards on the table. And on it goes.
14 Feb 05
Forte and Brunson - Newest Must-Reads
It's rare that two vital "breakthrough" books arrive on the scene within days of each other, but it's happened. The books, with two massive audiences awaiting their publication for more than six months, arrived in mid-January.
04 Feb 05
A Review of “Hold’Em Poker For Advanced Players”
The first time I read "Hold'Em Poker For Advanced Players" (aka HPFAP) I felt a little like the first explorer from the West being shown the mysteries of the great Tibetan temples, wonders no man from the known world had ever seen.
27 Jan 05
Pot Odds 101
In any poker hand there are many important factors which one needs to consider before making a decision. However, there are two factors which in terms of sheer importance towers above the rest. They are the current size of the pot, and the expected size of the pot at the showdown.
11 Jan 05
Texas Hold'Em Training Software
It may come as a bit of a surprise but the line-up for Hold'Em software of the player trainer variety is actually quite short. We're going to look at two of the leaders, Turbo Hold'Em and Poker Academy, to see what they've got to offer.
06 Jan 05
Do You Have a VIRTUAL TELL?
Careful how fast you click your mouse, you may be giving your hand away. Just because you’re not sitting next to other players at the table doesn’t mean you cannot read them and they cannot read you.
23 Dec 04
John Earle Wins the Caribbean Poker Classic
The 2004 Caribbean Poker Classic held in St. Maarten at Casino Royale was a big success. The $5,000 no-limit event drew 157 players vying for more than $750,000 in prize money.
17 Dec 04
Review of “Hold’Em Poker”
In a world seemingly full to bursting with books on poker, David Sklansky's Hold'Em Poker is like no other. It is the survival knife of books on Hold'Em.
09 Dec 04
What Is A Kicker?
To seasoned players this may seem like the dumbest question in the world. It's obvious isn't it? A kicker is your backup card, your tie-breaker, your silver bullet side card. Well yes and no!
02 Dec 04
“Internet Poker” – A Review
Review of "Internet Poker: How to Play and Beat Online Poker Games" by Lou Krieger and Kathleen Keller Watterson (ConJelCo, 2003).
12 Nov 04
Poker Fun in the Sun
The Web’s hottest poker giveaway is going on now and there is still time to qualify. Got game? Every day until November 19 you can win entry into the Caribbean Poker ClassicTM televised Championship Event in lavish St. Maarten, with an estimated prize pool of up-to $1 million.
04 Nov 04
Interview with a Poker Contender
Dale Schroeder qualified for the Caribbean Poker ClassicTM in St. Maarten at InterPoker. Find out how he did it and how you can too.
26 Oct 04
Beginner's Guide to Online Poker Etiquette
Internet poker continues to enjoy explosive growth. Learn how to enjoy your online poker experience!
25 Oct 04
Getting the Edge in Poker – Can Software Help?
A few weeks ago, ESPN got viewers ready for its 2004 poker lineup (debuting July 6) with 22 hours of poker in a 24-hour period. If that’s not a sign that Poker’s popularity is rocketing through the stratosphere, I don’t know what is.
24 Oct 04
Successful Poker Bluffing
As anyone whose been around poker more than a week, you know bluffing is a very important part of any poker game.