Step Into Solid Sit and Go Strategy!

The Sit and Go (SNG) tournament style is catching on with a lot of poker players, veteran and newbie alike. There’s a big reason for that. It’s quick and it doesn’t require you waiting around all day for a tournament to take place. When you want to have a quick game that doesn’t take long while still having a chance at a bigger payout than what you would get in a normal cash game, the SNG is exactly what you want. We have covered the SNG lightly, but that was a while ago. As part of our Spring Initiative, we...

Managing Your Bankroll

It’s important as a poker player to know how to properly manage your bankroll. The process of bankroll management refers to the player choosing how much cash they should risk in a game. Some players are simply playing for fun in which case there is no need for bankroll management however if you are playing for profit you must learn to manage your bankroll correctly. Here are some tips on how to do that. Don’t Play with Scared Money The number one rule when it comes to managing your bankroll is to make sure that you are never playing with...

US Poker Players Can Still Bring in Cash

If you’re a US poker player, you might wonder where you can actually get into the online game. It feels like every single casino out there has blocked US players. The US government has been flip flopping on line gambling for a while. A lot of Americans feel that online gambling really isn’t a big deal. People are going to be into what they’re into. It’s better to let people be free than restrict them endlessly, especially on something as fun as gambling online. Think about it — you get all of the convenience that you’re looking for without having...

Folding, Folding, Folding – Why Your Fear of Folding is Ruining Your Poker Hustle

Folding is something that newbies seem to hate doing. However, the reality is that folding can help you save face, restore your poker image and otherwise make for a better poker game. Trust us — the guys we see that go in on every single pot? We know that they’re super loose. Super loose players get taken advantage of. It’s a great way to lose your chips and eventually start playing on tilt. There just comes a point where you’re burned out and you just can’t seem to do anything else. You just have to think about all of your...

Could the Online Casino Be the Best Kept Secret Among Happy Stay at Home Moms

It’s a demographic that you don’t really think about when it comes to casino gambling, but that’s starting to change. Indeed, stay at home moms are beginning to realize that joy that can be found in playing casino games. You don’t want to just assume that you’re not going to be able to get what you’re looking for online when there are literally so many different choices to be had. It’s just a matter of looking at what type of entertainment that you really want. For many stay at home moms, they find that the casino experience allows them to...

Learning to Embrace the Bad Beat For a Better Poker Game

Trying to win at poker is frustrating. Just when you think you’ve got the best cards on the entire table, there’s somebody that comes along and gets lucky. In these moments, you can either feel good that somebody is given a little hope that they wouldn’t otherwise have, or you can get mad. Getting mad doesn’t really do you any favors. It just solidifies the need to play a better game of poker. If you’re worried about bad beats, here’s what you really need to know. Even though you might consider yourself a very well read poker player, you might...

Hunt Those Poker Bonuses Without Fear

Look, hunting for poker bonuses isn’t a bad thing. A lot of people will try to sell you on the fact that it is, but is that really the case? Not at all. What you’re going to have to do from here is realize that it’s up to you to define what’s “good” and “bad” as a poker player. It’s up to you to figure out your own path. In short, a poker bonus is just an incentive to play at a casino. That’s all there is. If poker bonuses are going to be considered bad, what’s next? Coupons at...

Watch Out For Those Poker Kickers!

Being outkicked hurts. When you go all in on a hand, only to find that somebody beat you because they had a higher kicker? That bites. You have to make sure that you’re watching out for this type of thing at all costs. You have to make sure that you watch out because it’s very easy to get sucked in. You’ve studied the flop, you’ve studied player image, but you haven’t realized that there was a possibility of being outkicked. The simple definition of kicker is that it’s a card used in poker to decide ties. If two players have...

There are only two basic poker strategies

When you read about poker these days, given the explosion on the Internet over the last 10 years, you could be forgiven for thinking that it’s a very confusing business indeed with endless variables to take into account – and many different potentially winning strategies. This is “kind of” true but it also helps to remember that it all boils down to two basic opposing strategies and all other ways of playing are, basically, mixes of these two. Also, this holds true for all types of poker and, in fact, all other card games and games of chance where a...