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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 in “jacks or better initial hands” to get a full list of possibilities. See, there’s not even any math involved, everyone is safe. 🙂 Let’s go with the following list: Four of a kind, straight flush, royal flush 4 to a royal flush Three of...

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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 only can you find practice sites to help you master the game, but you can play for real money from the comfort of your own home! Here are some tips to help you win the game whether you’re in the casino or playing in an...

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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 people, if you must know. Now then, what about this marginal hands thing? If you’re a new player that’s being picked on for playing too many marginal hands, you might wonder what the term really means. That’s what we’re here for — thank us later....

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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 — it’s just a matter of data. You need to make sure that you’re thinking about the bigger picture. It’s tempting to focus on the short game, because you’re now playing for real money. If you’re completely stressed out by introducing the real money aspect into...

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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 (London and Belgium, perspective). We can’t forget the Grand Waldo in Macau. However, there’s a bit of bad news in the poker world as well. RPM Poker has shut down, as it has been sold to a 3rd party not disclosed at this time. Players...

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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 used a deck of twenty cards, and bets were made according to the value of each player’s hand. Mississippi Riverboats were popular gambling venues, and the game is reported to have spread via these, particularly during the gold rush across Mississippi and the West. As...

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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 first-class software, usability and traffic volume. Software Although the Hollywood Poker software may not have as many special features as other online poker rooms, it still offers players a solid, reliable and satisfying experience. The graphics are clean and sharp and functionality is good. The...

How to Decide How Much to Gamble at Poker 0

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 do not want to spend anything that you need to pay bills with or buy essential items. It is worth calculating how much you have left to spend on gambling and then think about whether you want to spend it all in one go or...

Line Your Pockets With Online Casino Cash – If You Dare! 0

Line Your Pockets With Online Casino Cash – If You Dare!

Look, there’s one thing that we’ve noticed about the society around us, and it’s time for us to bring it to your attention. You see, a lot of people hesitate about online casinos. Not because of the security concerns (which are very few, as casinos are heavily regulated online for this reason), or for fairness (again, they are regulated to prevent things from being unfair). It’s because they really feel awkward about betting on games for real money, or playing casino games to win real cash. The truth is that if you aren’t comfortable with money, an online casino isn’t...

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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 them to win the game. But, for those that beginning in the game, they are going to find that bluffing at the beginning is perhaps one of the overused techniques that these players walk away with that can lose them tons of games, if they...