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PPA Stupidly Restricted

4 22 June 2009 , By: Charlie River
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The Poker Players' Alliance makes a strong effort to make poker accepted by society. But they narrow their case unnecessarily. They play holdem with one card. The single-argument line of the PPA is that poker is a skill game.

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

WSOP 40K Event Kicks Off

1 29 May 2009 , By: compncards
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Today is the day when most people consider that the WSOP truly begins. The $40,000 NL Holdem Event kicked off today to celebrate 40 years of the World Series of Poker. Two highly noticeable players that did not play in today’s event were Gus Hansen and Allen Cunningham. A lot of players are surprised at the fact that neither player showed up to play in the event.
Categories: Allen Cunningham, Chris Moneymaker, Doyle Brunson, Gus Hansen, Tom Dwan, World Series of Poker, WSOP
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