Three Must-Know Moves for Texas Hold ‘em Poker

Three Must-Know Moves for Texas Hold ‘em Poker A trio of moves every player at the felt (or keyboard) should have in their armoury If you’re not making moves in Texas Hold em poker then rest assured, you’re being played by the people who are. Get the edge back with this trio of tips used by the pros… Bet It sounds obvious but bet your big hands. Don’t go all Hollywood and slow play hands like AA all the time – it can actually be more dangerous than over-betting. That’s the view of Sofia Lövgren and Vicky Coren, who both believe the slow play is far too overused by beginners. It’s understandable – the excitement of holding two sneaky apples while the rest of the table chase the board, but the ladies have a point… Far too often you’ll run into a hand like K5...

How is Technology Shaping the Way We Play Together?

Everything has changed over the past decade from the way we buy our groceries to the way we pay our bills.  Technology has advanced so much that we never need to leave our homes, we can order groceries online, find services and order take away.  Many of us even work from home these days thanks to computers and superfast broadband connections. The same applies to the way we socialise.  Can you think of one person who doesn’t have a Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn account? I know I can’t, actually I have all three and many of you will too. It’s how we socialise with friends and family near and far, it’s how we keep people informed of how we are doing, we upload latest photographs and videos and market our businesses. Poker is no...

Poker Faces and the Art of Lying

So, what is the best ‘poker face’? Traditionally the term is associated with the blank, emotionless, neutral look, giving nothing away at all. However, recent research suggests this may not be the best look to adopt if you really want to confuse your opponents! In addition, while the majority of us believe we are good at detecting lies there is plenty of research that suggests most of us are basically inept at working out that we are being fibbed at. So what clues can you use to detect that your opponents are having you on and is it really possible to tell when somebody is lying? Trusting looks Recent research suggests that the best face to adopt if you want to confuse your opponent is a trustworthy, open look. The traditionally neutral, blank face or...

Short Stack Poker Strategy

At any poker online table there is one position that no player ever wants to be in. That position is that of the short stack. The number of inherent disadvantages with being the short stack is numerous and it can have a very negative impact both because it limits your options but also because it is a psychologically damaging place to be. Getting out of being the short stack requires a lot of work and a bit of luck but you can claw your way back into play at the table if you do what needs to be done. The first thing that you have to do to get out of the short stack is to do whatever you can to avoid confrontation with the deep stacks at the table, unless the confrontation is very much in your favor. So, depending where you are sitting at the table, you should try...

Poker Tips

Poker is one of the most widely followed games. You can make smart money through poker. Many young people are turning towards the game and this is manifest by the success of Peter Eastgate and David Cunningham. Lets take a look at a few poker tips needed to succeed. Keep away from the lure of poker bluffs. You shall bluff but only when it is required. Bluffing for the sake of bluffing is a poor tool and shall not be exercised. You are also advised to play in a sound condition where the mind does not suffer from alcohol in the cerebellum. Do not get sentimental. Fold if you do not have the right cards. Staying in a hand because you have put in enough money already is a poor way of placing bets. Just fold your cards and come out of the bet if you find no realistic...

Vegas Poker

Las Vegas is the mother of gambling. WSOP or the World Series Of Poker is being held at Las Vegas since last few years. The Vegas Poker seen is continuously abuzz with players like Hellmuth, Chan, Eastgate, Juanda and others. If you are in Vegas, do not forget to make a trip to the Bellagio. Here you will not only find the best poker atmosphere but with some luck, you will also chance upon few of the poker greats. Bobby’s Room at Bellagio is one amazing place for poker and revelry. Limit Hold’em commences at 4 USD /8. Do not even waste time thinking of the upper ceiling. The Mirage offers great games too. The repertoire is fabulous sand the limits are pleasant. It infuses a fresh spirit of gambling in players. It regales through 5 USD /10 Omaha hi-lo. In fact, it...