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What Do You Do When You're Bored With Poker?

16 February 2011 , By: compncards
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So what the hell do you do when you find poker boring? Most of you are probably thinking "I never find poker boring. " If that is you, then great. Personally, I have had that problem quite a bit and lately it seems to have gotten worse. In the past, I have taken mini-breaks from the game after certain events.
Categories: Bored Poker, Chinese Poker, LolCat, Poker is Boring, Texas Holdem

Avoiding a "Holdem Mentality" in Other Poker Games

4 30 May 2009 , By: compncards
Poker is more than Holdem folks. Texas Holdem is where the majority of the money is made for many players, but there are still many other areas of the game where players can make a killing if they know what they are doing. Some mistakes I see come from what I call the “Holdem mentality. ” When someone has the Holdem mentality, they typically are overvaluing a hand or they are trying to use sheer aggression to win hands when they should be using more finesse.
Categories: HORSE, Poker, Texas Holdem