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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