Dealing with Poker Downswings with Grace and Strategy

A downswing in poker is bad. Very bad. Soul crunching, teeth grindingly bad. We’ve found ourselves looking at day after day of miserable poker and feeling like we would be better off closing our accounts and doing something else with our time… like complaining about it on Facebook. Okay, kidding. The reality is that every […]

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A Simple Jacks or Better Video Poker Strategy You Might Like

Video poker is best done with a fullpay machine. If you’re going to run strategy, you might as well be fully rewarded for your efforts. You always want to look up all of the ways to play an initial hand on a big list. You’ll find these lists very easily in Google — just type […]

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How Can You Win Playing Poker?

Poker has become a well-loved card game by many, and there are many who are trying to find ways to help them increase their chances of winning this game. There are more and more sites now that offer you the chance to play poker online which can be convenient for a number of reasons. Not […]

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What Are Marginal Hands in Poker Anyway

If there’s one concept that seems to cause discussion at every turn, it has to be hand selection. Poker is all about hand selection. The hands we play can end up making us a lot of money, or pulling us into a losing streak best washed away with the liquor of your choice. We’re bourbon […]

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Hold On – There Are Good Times Ahead in Poker

In a nutshell, poker is a matter of numbers. However, when you feel that you keep losing hand after hand, it can be hard to keep going. The truth is that poker is a matter of statistics. You could be losing for a solid week and still be a winner in the long run — […]

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Good News and Bad News in the Poker World

There’s always a bit of good news and bad news in the poker world to be had. We already covered the fact that PokerStars and Casino Gran Madrid are teaming up in a deeper way through a new poker room. PokerStars is on the move with other casinos as well — Hippodrome and Circus Groupe […]

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Poker History

Poker has a curious history, and nobody can be certain where the game originated. Many believe the game was the result of inspiration from a number of sources, including Persian, French, German and English games, though it is fairly certain that the first variations were being played around 1830 in New Orleans. These early variations […]

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Hollywood poker

Since opening in November 2004, Hollywood Poker has grown to become one of the largest rooms on the Ongame network. Today it is as well known for the huge bonuses that they offer as the seemingly endless list of celebrities who play there. Endorsed by actor James Woods and WPT commentator Vince Patton, Hollywood offers […]

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How to Decide How Much to Gamble at Poker

Playing poker can be lots of fun. However, it can be very easy to get carried away and spend more money than you intend to and so you need to carefully work out how much you want to spend before you start. Have a think about how much money you can afford to use. You […]

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Texas Hold’em Bluffing for Beginners

When playing Texas Hold’em an intricate part of playing this game successfully is having the ability to bluff other players into thinking that you have a hand that you do not. This is one of the thrilling aspects for those that play this game frequently since they know that it is their bluff that helped […]

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