Should Underage Poker Players keep Winnings?

While most online poker players are expected to be 18 or older, we all know that there are plenty of players who don’t exactly meet the minimum age requirements. In fact, some of the world’s best players such as Annette Obrestad started out as underage players, only to eventually become poker greats. But while this […]

Learning Poker Strategy – It’s in the Details

One of the biggest flaws people have with poker is that they don’t know how to properly learn poker strategy. For instance, they go out and read generalized poker articles that are written by somebody that plays $1/$2 No-Limit Hold’em, or they watch high stakes poker TV shows and try to apply some of what […]

Don’t become a TAG Fish

Most poker players like to go with a tight-aggressive strategy because it doesn’t invite you to get trapped as much, and you can stick to a better range of cards. But just because you’re TAG doesn’t mean you’re a good player. In fact, there are plenty of TAG fish out there, which is why you […]

When you can Limp In

If there’s one move that shows weakness and invites raises from around the table, it’s limping in. By limping in, you are telling others at the table that your hand isn’t worthy of raising, and it’s nothing more than a weak drawing hand. So should you throw limping in out of your arsenal of poker […]

Sometimes an Online Poker Image isn’t Important

The ideal poker image you want to carry is that of an unpredictable player who could either be raising with the nuts or just a second rate hand. This keeps opponents constantly guessing, and you can either value bet or semi-bluff them when opportunities arise. Of course, you aren’t just assigned a poker image; it […]

Isildur1 is Viktor Blom – Truth Finally revealed

One of the biggest online poker stories over the past couple of years has been the secret identity of “Isildur1,” the phenomenon who stormed onto the high stakes poker tables in 2009. Until now, all we knew about Isildur1 was that he was a young Swedish player. Many have speculated that Isildur1 is Viktor Blom […]

Dan “jungleman12” Cates is Biggest Winner in 2010

If ever there was a poster boy for how anyone can make it in online poker, it’s Dan “jungleman12” Cates. Cates started playing online poker back in 2007 as a $1/$2 Hold’em grinder. Unfortunately, Cates sucked pretty bad and bounced back and forth between SNG’s and cash games before losing around $3k in ’07. However, […]

Should You Ever go after Good Players?

Commonsense tells us that going after poker players worse than you will yield profits over the long run. After all, these players suck and you want to get their money before anybody else does. However, there’s a different school of thought on the subject that you might not know and it involves attacking good players. […]

Online Poker Bill is Dead

I don’t normally like talking about the legal aspects of online poker on my blog because……well, just about every blog and poker news outlet in the world already does so. However, I thought it relevant to point out that online poker legalization is finally dead in the water since Harry Reid officially announced that he’s […]

Full Tilt Poker already pulled from Android Market

The online poker community has waited for weeks in anticipation of Full Tilt Poker’s Android application. And they weren’t disappointed since Full Tilt’s Rush Poker has gone off without a hitch ever since being introduced to Android users. Players have been able to play the extremely popular Rush Poker format from their phones without worrying […]

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