Poker: Sport or Not a Sport?

Is Poker a Sport

The debate continues whether poker is truly a sport or whether it is just a card game. It seems this debate usually has non-poker players on one side, saying that poker is not a sport. While poker players, especially those who play at that top of their field in the world, are on the other […]

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Learn About Probabilities in Poker

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Being successful at playing poker online involves mathematics to a great extent. This is especially true for players who are looking to be profitable. Increasing opportunities for winning requires various tactics, but most of the decisions you will make revolve around probabilities. This article includes numerous probabilities represented by percentages for receiving or completing certain […]

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Grow your Bankroll via Online Poker Tournaments

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When playing poker for profit the goal is obviously to grow your bankroll. A key way of doing this is by playing poker online multi-table tournaments. If you are not familiar with how to play large tournaments, it is important to learn how to beat the games. To do this the best possible option is […]

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The use of mathematics in poker

Those who have played poker long enough over the Internet or in land-based casinos, know all too well that it is just a myth that this is a game of luck. Obviously, chance plays its part, but the very fact that some players win much more often than others and dominate them when they sit […]

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Why aggressive poker is winning poker

Those who play Texas hold ‘em or similar variants of poker know that there are only two ways of winning the pot. The most straightforward one is to be dealt strong a hand which remains the best all the way to the river and win at showdown courtesy of better cards. The other way of […]

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Take a scientific approach to poker

The game played by millions of people worldwide is not exact science, and there is always the risk of losing a hand, a session or even multiple ones due to bad luck alone. Downswings are a constant reminder that even the best poker players can go through rough times and that’s why bankroll management is […]

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Make educated choices by factoring in pot odds

One reason for why poker is not a game of luck but one that depends mostly on how skilled and patient players are is that it requires them to act based on their chances to win the pot. Those who simply shove their chips in the middle time after time will eventually lose everything, even […]

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Your Hands Should Tell a Story

When you are playing a poker hand, you need to think about a lot of factors: Table Position, Table Image, Bet Sizing etc. One of the fundamental facts of the game that improving players are yet to grasp is that every single hand you play you should be telling a story. What that story is, […]

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Poker Mathematics – G-Bucks

In the last article we looked at Sklansky Dollars, a concept that allows you to look back over past hands you have played and determine if the calls you made were correct. For those who didn’t get a chance to read that article, we recommend you do so by checking out our Poker Maths section, […]

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