3 Ways You Can Be Cheated In Online Poker

3 Ways You Can Be Cheated In Online Poker

While online poker operator game integrity teams are always on the lookout for potential cheaters, it’s important that you — as a player — keep your wits about you and be wary of suspicious behavior. Three forms of cheating in particular, bots, ghosting, and collusion, are something you should be cognizant of.

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There Are Only 3 Reasons To Try Play Money Poker Games

There Are Only 3 Reasons To Try Play Money Poker Games

Tadas Peckaitis believes that for the most part you’d be wasting your time trying play money poker games online. He can only think of three legitimate reasons why you should try such a thing, and he lists them in this article.

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Poker Tips By George: Be More Aggressive Post-flop

Poker Tips By George: Be More Aggressive Post-flop

Aggression is important in limit hold’em, but sometimes it’s so critical post-flop that it can make the difference between just breaking even versus having a profitable session.

We recommend that you heed the advice of our Senior contributor George Epstein on this matter, as his years of experience playing limit hold’em have taught him plenty.

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Pot Committed Or Not? Top 3 Things To Consider

Pot Committed Or Not? Top 3 Things To Consider

While being mathematically pot committed makes decision making simple at the poker table, it’s important to know how you got to that stage and recognize if the maths truly work out.

Tadas Peckaitis gives some good advice in this article with regard to what being pot committed in poker truly means.

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Committing Confused Chips Is Costly in Poker

Committing Confused Chips Is Costly in Poker

In poker, you’ll sometimes be so blinded by the strength of your own holdings that you won’t be thinking clearly about why you’re committing chips to the pot. This often comes at a price, writes Sky Matsuhashi.

Sky advocates that you cannot allow yourself to become confused with regard to why you’re committing chips to the pot and continuing on in the hand until its conclusion.

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Poker Tips By George: Be More Aggressive Pre-flop

Poker Tips By George: Be More Aggressive Pre-flop

Aggression is important in limit hold’em, but sometimes it’s so critical that it can make the difference between just breaking even versus having a profitable session.

We recommend that you heed the advice of our Senior contributor George Epstein on this matter, as his years of experience playing limit hold’em have taught him plenty.

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Top 3 Beginner Tips for 2-7 Triple Draw Poker

Top 3 Beginner Tips for 2-7 Triple Draw Poker

Tadas Peckaitis shares three solid tips for beginners who are giving 2-7 Triple Draw a try. While it isn’t the most popular poker variant, it’s still fun and enjoyable, so it never hurts to have the fundamentals down to ensure you can be a profitable player when opportunities arise to give the game a try.

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How to Change Gears against Four Different Poker Player Types

How to Change Gears against Four Different Poker Player Types

Knowing how to change gears effectively is a skill that successful poker players absolutely must have in their arsenal. In this article, contributed by BeastsofPoker.com, we teach you how to change gears and play the best type of poker style against four of the most common types of players you’ll find at the tables.

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5 Important Poker Tips for Beginners

5 Important Poker Tips for Beginners

Poker can be an intimidating game for beginners. So much to learn and be aware of at the tables, so many more experienced opponents. But never fear, we’ve got five great tips for you to help you start out on the right foot.

To be sure, you’re not going to master the game in an instant; it takes time, patience, and experience. But our tips will help you get your foot in the door and enjoying poker play on solid ground.

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Poker Tips by George: Walk More; Win More

Poker Tips by George: Walk More; Win More

Our Senior contributor George Epstein has some great advice for improving at poker: walk more!

Not only will the physical activity be good for your body and your brain, but that will in turn likely lead to increased profits at the tables.

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Poker Tips By George: The Squeeze Play and the Esther Bluff

Poker Tips By George: The Squeeze Play and the Esther Bluff

Our Senior contributor George Epstein explains the squeeze play and Esther Bluff concepts with a little help from Poker Hall of Famer Linda Johnson. He then specifically details how the concepts can be used to win while playing his favorite variant, limit hold’em.

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3 Tips for Razz Poker – How to Get Started

3 Tips for Razz Poker – How to Get Started

Tadas Peckaitis lists three great tips to help you boost your basic poker strategy in razz. A stud game with only niche popularity, it’s critical to have a grasp of the fundamentals in this poker variant, otherwise you’ll get fleeced at the tables!

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15 Upswing Poker Coaches and the Skills They’ll Help You Master

15 Upswing Poker Coaches and the Skills They’ll Help You Master

Upswing Poker is home to a 15-person roster of incredibly well-regarded poker coaches, from site founders Doug Polk and Ryan Fee on down the line. As a whole, the Upswing Poker coaching roster teaches a variety of different poker skills across multiple game variants.

Geoff Fisk dives deep to break down exactly what you can expect from each exceptional poker coach in Upswing Poker’s suite of offerings.

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Bet Size Matters

Bet Size Matters

In this article, noted poker coach Sky Matsuhashi explains the importance of bet sizing, and the implications of getting it right or wrong at the poker tables.

He also encourages detailed note taking, such that you can remember if you’ve seen certain tendencies in specific opponents and adjust bet sizing properly to maximize value.

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Poker Tips by George: Playing Against a Maniac

Poker Tips by George: Playing Against a Maniac

Our Senior contributor, George Epstein, has played poker against quite a few maniacs over the years. Effectively competing against them at the felt requires that you make all sorts of adjustments.

In this article, George shares some great advice on how to play against maniacs, and what sort of spots you ought to be prepared for if you’ve got maniac players at your table.

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Top 3 Tips for New 7 Card Stud Players

Top 3 Tips for New 7 Card Stud Players

Most poker players stick almost exclusively to No Limit Hold’em, with perhaps some occasional Pot Limit Omaha sprinkled in. 7 Card Stud, therefore, is a departure from the norm.

In this article, Tadas Peckaitis shares three top tips that will help you when making the transition from flop games to stud for the first time.

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Top 3 Five Card Draw Tips You Need to Know

Top 3 Five Card Draw Tips You Need to Know

Five card draw is no longer too popular as a poker variant, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t play it correctly when the opportunity arises.

In this article, Tadas Peckaitis gives three top tips for how to best play five card draw poker.

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Hand Reading is the Most Important Poker Skill

Hand Reading is the Most Important Poker Skill

Sky Matsuhashi takes us through a hand to demonstrate the concept of hand reading and how doing so and following through on that read with appropriate action will lead to making the right decisions at the poker tables in the long run.

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Top 10 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Tilt at the Poker Table

Top 10 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Tilt at the Poker Table

Nobody wants to experience tilt at the poker tables, as it could be exceptionally destructive. Here’s our list of the top 10 ways to make sure tilt doesn’t happen to you in the first place. Adhere to them and your bankroll will be better off.

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3 Facts about Poker Bots That You Should Know

3 Facts about Poker Bots That You Should Know

There’s no denying the existence of bots on online poker sites. While the reputable sites make every effort to track and eliminate them, players still need to be aware of what dangers they are (or may not) be in when it comes to all things bot-related.

In this article, Tadas Peckaitis shares three important fact about poker bots that are worthwhile keeping in mind when you play poker online.

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3 Tips for Playing Flushes in Poker

3 Tips for Playing Flushes in Poker

Tadas Peckaitis shares his top three tips for how to play made flushes and flush draws. Being in these spots can be very profitable, if you play your hand properly. Get too loose, though, and you might be the one getting squeezed out of chips at the tables.

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Poker Stack App Review

Poker Stack App Review

For serious poker players, bankroll tracking and management isn’t optional; it’s a must. Thus, a mobile app that makes the process easy and contains numerous value-added features is practically by definition a must-have.

Here’s our review of the Poker Stack app, which enables you to do so much more than just keep accurate records of your poker bankroll.

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Online poker apps and the agent system: Everything you need to know

Online poker apps and the agent system: Everything you need to know

The popularity of online poker apps has boomed in recent months, but there’s a lack of information on how exactly the apps operate, whether real money play is possible, and what the role of agents are in the process.

In this article, longtime industry veteran Alex Scott explains the online poker app ecosystem, how the operators make money, why the apps are so popular, and how agents facilitate real money transactions behind the scenes.

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Why PKOs Make You Like Phil Hellmuth

Why PKOs Make You Like Phil Hellmuth

Everyone wants to bust Phil Hellmuth from a tournament, right? That’s quite similar to being in the shoes of anyone who has ever played in a progressive knockout tournament (PKO).

In this article, PKO Poker Strategy author Dara O’Kearney shares some great tips about how to best play and navigate through PKOs.

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Top 3 Tips for Playing vs. C-bet on the Flop IP and OOP

Top 3 Tips for Playing vs. C-bet on the Flop IP and OOP

How you respond to opponents’ c-bets depends on whether you’re in or out of position, and doing do appropriately will enable you to put the pressure back on them as well as pick your spots well.

In this article, Tadas Peckaitis shares three top tips for playing against c-bets when in and out of position.

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Poker Tips By George: Dreaming About Poker

Poker Tips By George: Dreaming About Poker

It’s not uncommon for people who enjoy playing poker to dream about the game. Our Senior contributor George Epstein shares the details of a recent poker dream he had, which kept him awake wondering if he played a hand correctly in order to maximize value from an opponent.

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7 Types of Bets You Can Make in Poker

7 Types of Bets You Can Make in Poker

Knowing the right amount to bet in poker is critical such that you don’t risk too much on bluffs as well as maximize value from your opponents.

In this article, Ivan Potocki lists 7 different types of bets you can make in poker and briefly explains how these bets will help you boost your bottom line.

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Top 3 Tips on Playing Against Calling Stations

Good poker players love playing against calling stations because that almost guarantees you’ll have winning sessions. Still, it’s important to know how to maximize value when they’re at your table.

In this article, Tadas Peckaitis shares his top three tips for playing well against calling stations.

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Top 3 Tips When Considering Hero Calling

Top 3 Tips When Considering Hero Calling

If you make a hero call correctly at the poker table you’ll feel like a million bucks. That’s because it’s often difficult to make such calls correctly, and when you don’t it’ll cost you dearly.

Here are three things to consider when debating whether or not to make a hero call at the felt.

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Poker Tips By George: On Staying Ahead

Poker Tips By George: On Staying Ahead

Staying ahead in poker is tough, as bad beats happen. While any and every poker player would love to always watch their stacks of chips grow, sustaining some losses is inevitable.

Our Senior Contributor George Epstein discusses how to stay on top of your mental game when the cards aren’t falling in your favor and you’re unable to stay ahead.

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What Other Poker Variants Will Help you Improve at Hold’em?

What Other Poker Variants Will Help you Improve at Hold’em?

There are plenty of ways to improve at Texas Hold’em. Among the more unconventional ones are playing non-Hold’em variants of poker. Beyond poker, plenty of other games also offer players the opportunity to practice strategic thinking, which is a great general skill set that’s transferable to Hold’em analysis.

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Poker Tips By George: Keeping Track of Your Poker Wins and Losses

Poker Tips By George: Keeping Track of Your Poker Wins and Losses

Our Senior Contributor, George Epstein, is a big limit hold’em fan, and is always thinking of new strategies relating to all aspects of the game.

Recently he wondered how to best keep tracks of winnings and losses while in the midst of a session, and conjured up a unique and interesting method. He reveals all in this article.

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Top 3 Reasons Why Online Poker Isn’t Rigged

Top 3 Reasons Why Online Poker Isn’t Rigged

After experiencing a downswing, or a perhaps disproportionate amount of bad beats online, a player may tend to start thinking that the games are rigged. While such thoughts are understandable, they are factually incorrect, as no licensed online poker site’s games are rigged. Tadas Peckaitis explains further in this article.

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