Archive for October, 2008

Why Bad Beats Are Good For You

Friday, October 31st, 2008 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | 3 Comments

Submitted by Houston Slim, this article is a part of the Poker Strategy series. Has this ever happened to you? “I went all-in with pocket aces and he called with pocket kings.  Can you believe that lucky &^%$# caught a third king on the river?” “I had the nut straight on the return and this *&^%$ idiot calls me down with a flush draw.  Of course, he rivers his fifth spade.  Why the &@^$ does this always happen to me?” “Not only did that stupid @&%# call my obvious Read more [...]

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5Dimes Sign Up Bonus

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 | Sports and Fantasy betting | No Comments

5Dimes offers all new sports betting customers a 20% free bet bonus up to USD 400. Getting the bonus is easy: 1: Sign up at 5Dimes 2: Make a deposit. Click here for 5Dimes money transaction details. 3: Wager five times your deposited amount, and receive your 20% in free bets. Please remember to contact the 5Dimes support after your first deposit. 5Dimes can be contacted by email, live chat and phone. Customers outside the United States can get a sign up bonus maximum of USD 250. Please Read more [...]

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Poker Freeroll at Mermaid Poker

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 | Poker Freeroll | 4 Comments

Freeroll tonight at Mermaid Poker at 20:00 CET. You can find the tourney in: Poker Lobby -> Multi Tourney -> Freeroll. The name of the tourney is “Poker brblog Free”. The prize pool is EUR 50. To join you only have to post a reply this thread on the PokerBRB Forum, easy!! If you are new to Mermaid Poker check out the sign up bonus at Mermaid here. Mermaid Poker Bonus If you have any questions please feel free to post them here or add us to your messenger. pokerbrb@live.com. Enjoy!! Read more [...]

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Rags for Riches: Charity’s No gamble

Monday, October 27th, 2008 | Poker News, Poker Pro | 3 Comments

Rags for Riches: Charity’s No Gamble If you’re like me, or say, millions of other people across the globe that live and breathe poker, than you probably hold a subscription to a poker ‘rag’: a magazine or publication built around us - poker players. Hidden beneath the covers of these rags are stimulating interviews, intriguing concepts and news that - along with a good time, can bring a little perspective to a world of 52 cards… and some riches to boot! Here’s what you should know Read more [...]

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Poker pot odds; all you need to know

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 | Poker Articles, Poker Mathematics | 10 Comments

This article is a part of the Poker Mathematics series. This article is number 1 in a planned series of 3 articles covering the (in my opinion) most important mathematical aspects of poker: Calculating pot odds: see Poker pot odds; all you need to know Calculating poker probabilities: see Poker probabilities; all you need to know Calculating expected value: see +EV poker; making the winning plays I have a feeling that many poker players, both experienced and beginners, could do with Read more [...]

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Unibet WOSB Freeroll October 26th

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 | Poker Freeroll | No Comments

Next freeroll is on the 26th at Unibet. The tournament kick off is at 21:00 CET, BUT there are changes from summer time to winter time in some countries so please double check the time in your country. You can find the tourney in: Poker Lobby -> Scheduled Tournaments -> Special. The name of the tourney is "WOSB Freeroll" since it is sponsored by WOSB. The prize pool is EUR 50. To join you only have to post a reply this thread on the PokerBRB Forum, easy!! If you are new to Read more [...]

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Rakeback vs. Poker Bonus, or both?

Friday, October 24th, 2008 | Poker Rakeback | 1 Comment

This article is a part of the Poker Rakeback series. As an online poker player you constantly get different bonus offers and often you sign up for a bonus without really making sure how much rake you have to pay before you clear the bonus. We want you to choose a rakeback deal with a poker bonus included, so you get the best of everything! Today, almost every poker sites offer deposit bonuses and they usually include a percentage and a certain amount, for example, 100% up to $500. This means, that Read more [...]

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Why the cards matter least – Poker Strategy Part 1

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 | Poker Strategy | No Comments

Submitted by McTap, this article is a part of the Poker Strategy series. Before you decide to play your hand there are several factors that you should consider before making your decision to call, raise or fold. I understand that poker is a card game, but in reality, the cards you hold are only a small piece of the puzzle and should not influence your decision too strongly. Now a pro will say "Tell me something I don't know," while a beginner/intermediate player might have troubles grasping this Read more [...]

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Poker Freeroll October 26th

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 | Poker Freeroll | 6 Comments

PokerBRB and the Poker Bankroll Blog are yet again hosting a poker freeroll. Difference this time is that the freeroll is sponsered by WOSB.com. The freeroll is played at Unibet Poker the October 26th. The kick off is at 21:00 CET and the tourney is called "WOSB Freeroll". The prize pool is EURO50 and everyone interested can join this event. Only requirement is that you make a post in this thread on the PokerBRB Forum. After posting you post we will send you a password. If you have any questions Read more [...]

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Bankroll Management by Steve

Friday, October 17th, 2008 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Management | 2 Comments

Submitted by Steve, this article is part of the Poker Bankroll Management series Besides playing too many starting hands for their own good, online poker beginners usually commit another – extremely frequent – mistake: they play on bankrolls way too flimsy to support the limits on which they’re trying to make money. Playing under bankrolled can ruin an otherwise good player’s monthly revenue too, let alone that of a player who’s only just begun exploring the intricacies of the game. Read more [...]

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