Poker Strategy and Psychology – Pocket Aces? It’s Only a Pair

Getting dealt pocket Aces in poker is a great feeling. But don’t presume they’re going to win every time!

Using Wagering and Bankroll to Win at Blackjack

A lot of players who use a card counting strategy when playing blackjack underestimate the importance of wagering and bankroll. Improving your skills in these two areas can improve your card counting abilities significantly and can help you to win more often and in larger amounts. Instead of simply relying on the ever changing statistical advantage, you should work on honing and improving skills in these two vital areas.

No More Poker Secrets

There is nothing like the thrill and excitement that playing games gives one. For all of us,games are a big part of our life mostly because we have all gone through childhood and enjoyed spending our time doing activities that did not require much brain usage.

Poker Tips – Texas Hold ‘Em Tips on Bluffing

Bluffing is an important part of poker, but not as important or as easy as you may think. Knowing when and why and how to bluff is a skill that can be perfected, but takes some time.

Aggression and Poker

I think this concept as it relates to overall play is massively understood. Is “aggression” profitable? Does it pay to be aggressive? Is aggression “good”?

What Goes Around Comes Around

In early 2004, online games were much softer than they are now. The economy hadn’t quite gone in the toilet yet, and poker players were a lot less savvy. So I took a shot at the online thing, taking an $100 deposit and quickly running it to over $10,000 in a matter of about three weeks.

Sometimes It’s All in How You Choose to Soften the Blow

I’ve mentioned before my M.O. at the poker table: full fledged “poker armor” consisting of a large hood, dark shades and most important, the iPod. I believe in listening to cerebral music when I play. This usually consists of classical music, but in particular the Bach Cello Suites performed by Pablo Casals. And to me, the unaccompanied cello: a little melancholy, a little brilliant, alone, determined… hey, kind of sounds like a poker player, right?

Casino Whoring – A Practical Approach to Exploiting Casino Bonuses

Casino Whoring is a technique employed to take advantage of casino bonuses. The theory is that using a logical approach, some online casino bonuses could be turned into ‘assured’ profit.

WSOP Main Event ’08 Champion Peter Eastgate Retires From Poker

Former World Series of Poker main-event champion Peter Eastgate has chosen to retire in dramatic fashion, releasing a statement through his now former sponsor Pokerstars, the night before the World Series of Poker Main Event. The 24-year-old Dane released a statement saying, “When I started playing poker for a living, it was never my goal to spend the rest of my life as a professional poker player. My goal was to become financially independent. I achieved that by winning the WSOP Main Event in 2008. The period following has taken me on a worldwide tour, where I have seen some amazing places and met many new people; it has been a great experience.”

The Art of Poker Imitating Life

You ever have a situation with a lover just totally fizzle? Indifference sets in, and you push the many “what ifs” out of your head until the point in your life comes where… you get that phone call. What the hell right? You’ve been single all of this time, what’s the harm in seeing what they have to say?

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