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Feature Articles

Every now and then we publish feature articles here on Poker Junkie that don't fit into any one category like poker news or poker strategy. They can be anything from an interview with a big-name poker pro to a few tips on where to go in Las Vegas to a list of the sickest poker hands this year. There's lots of great stuff to be found though, for sure, so dig around a bit and keep your eyes peeled for new articles as they're posted.

Poker in Russia - The Demidov Syndrome

The Russians are coming! Yes, it's true, on the poker scene, Russians come out as the kind of brilliant and fine players that we know from chess.

5 March 2009

History of Card Games

Today everybody in his or her right mind plays cards. But how did the history of card games start? And when? And where?

24 February 2009 1

Calling Big Bets on The River

When should you call a big bet on the river? You could be facing a very large bet, even a bet for all your chips. When should you call such a bet?

24 February 2009
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Macau Poker - Visit the Las Vegas of the East

Macau poker is the latest craze in international live poker. Poker players from Asia and the rest of the world flock in the old Chinese coastal town to enjoy both cash games and tournaments. Read on to find out why!

3 February 2009 1
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Poker Face by Lady Gaga - Analysis

Poker Face by Lady Gaga is the hottest song about poker that has been released in years. Some have even called it "the best poker song ever".

29 January 2009 7

Dos and Don'ts when Clearing Sign-Up Bonuses

Do you play online poker? If so, how are you with collecting online bonuses? Collecting bonuses is a key element in successful online poker play. While it has nothing to do with being able to calculate odds or read opponents, it is a way to get extra money into your bankroll, which can give you an edge just as well as any poker tactic.

18 January 2009
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Set Mining Explained

Set mining is when you see a flop with a pocket pair hoping to flop a set. We'll explain how it works - and when it doesn't.

13 January 2009
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Basic Poker Strategy: Mixing Up Your Game

A fundamental skill in poker is to vary your game. You must learn not to play a certain situation in the same way every time. Learn to mix up your game!

14 November 2008
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Reading Trail for Poker Beginners

Starting up in online poker has never been this easy. Follow our start-up guide and you'll be an experienced poker player in no time.

12 November 2008
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Pre Flop Strategy for Beginners

Choosing the right mix of starting hands is a difficult task for beginning poker players in no limit Texas Holdem. Here's a safe strategy when you start out in holdem.

3 November 2008
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