Paperboy wins £4m at poker

Andrew Feldman is a 21 year old man from Watford who quit his job as a paperboy after he started to earn more in a day playing poker than he would in five years delivering papers. He is now a full-time poker player who won…

How to Spot Cheaters

Online poker rooms are one of the most popular forums to play poker in. However, some people believe that it is easy for hackers to cheat in online poker. This is actually not true at all. In fact, if you are in a good online…

How to host a home poker game

When getting ready to host a home poker game, there are a few things that need to be taken care of first. First off, you will need to check out your local laws to see what is legal in your area. There are lots of…

Playing marginal hands

There are many reasons why you should limit the number of hands you play to only the good ones. If you only play the hands that start out good, than you will probably lose less. Of  course, sometimes you have to take chances, but don’t…

Texas Holdem – Bluffing

Bluffing in poker is probably the most misused, most misunderstood aspect of the game. The concept behind bluffing is trying to lead your opponent/opponents into thinking you have a better hand than you actually do. As most new players to the game love to think…

Texas Holdem strategy – calculating your odds

As Texas Holdem is all about math and numbers, probability is what you need to look for. Probability will tell you how much chance there is of you getting the cards you need, and this is where you derive your odds of winning. This is…

Top 5 things not to do at the poker table

Here are some examples of things not to do at the poker table. We all know that the game can get stressful, and there are things that annoy us all, but here are five absolutely uncalled for things that you should never stoop to the…

Texas Holdem tips – Pre-flop strategy

Here are some things you might want to know about pre-flop strategy when playing Texas holdem. Most players don’t realize it, but a key to being successful at Texas holdem is knowing what to do before the flop. Here are some tips to think about…

How to play poker – Hand rankings

Learning how to play poker can be a lot of fun, but it can also be confusing. Half of learning how to play poker, though, is learning all of the hand rankings. If you can learn these, than the rest of the rules will simply…