I will guaruntee that 100% of the people reading this article right now have experienced at least 500,000 "bad beats" throughout their poker career. I sure know i have. So what can we do about it? I mean, really, how can we prevent an amateur from having a pair of dueces against our kings and queens and then having them catch an ace on the river to make a higher two pair? I KNOW that you would all love to find a way to solve that problem. I think i have altered the game without changing it too much. The name of the game is called Philly Hold 'em. Here's how it plays out:
I know everybody on PokerJunkie plays online poker. New sites are popping up frequently. But how did it all get started? Well here you go...
No-Limit hold'em ring games require more psychological and bluffing skills than any other popularly played poker game. However, you should only use these tools based on the type of opponent you're playing.
Ted Williams, arguably the best hitter to have ever played the game of baseball, once said: "I only swing at the ball when I think I can hit it." The Splendid Splinter batted .344 lifetime. That means he either struck out, grounded out, or flied out more than six out of every ten times he went to the plate. Some days, he went four-for-four. Some days, he went oh-fer.
Choosing the Sit-and-Go (SNG) stakes you play in is strongly governed by three very important factors: Your expectations of win frequency, the average payout for making the money and the size of your bankroll. Each of these are discussed below in a way that will help you select the right stakes, and help your bankroll grow.
I decided to share some tips about online cash games that are sure to help out your game and help you find all those extra edges that are sitting right in front of you.
Firstly, not all casinos have poker card rooms, and secondly, they might only have games on certain nights. Before visiting the casino, remember to phone and check if they have a card room and what games they will be playing that night. The last thing you want to do is spend money on a taxi or petrol getting to the casino only to hear the bad news. 10 tips for live poker
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Newer players are often confused about odds with certain hands and believe that they should've won the pot.