Archive for January, 2010

Sit N Go Texas Hold’em 101

Saturday, January 30th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Rules | 3 Comments

Submitted by Stuart, from OneStopPoker.com, this article belongs to the Poker Rules series. This article is for those who have not played Texas Hold’em Poker and wish to understand how it is played in online poker tournaments. 1. THE BLINDS For the first two players left of the dealer, they will put into the pot the small blind (first player left of the dealer) and the big blind(second player left of the dealer). These blinds will start low say 20 chips for the small blind and 40 chips for Read more [...]

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Building a poker bankroll-top 10 not to do

Friday, January 29th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Top 10 Lists | 3 Comments

This article belongs to the Poker Bankroll Building series. I've tried to put together a list of my top 10 "not to do" when it comes to poker bankroll building. If you disagree or have anything to add (perhaps you have your own recipe for building a poker bankroll) please feel free to add a comment. Do not start your poker bankroll building project without a plan Planning is crucial in order for any project to become a success (I should know since I work as a project manager for a living). Read more [...]

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Another Full Tilt Poker 50$ freeroll on Poker Bankroll Blog

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 | Poker Freeroll, Poker News | No Comments

Our buddies from WOSB are hosting a 50$ freeroll on Fult Tilt tomorrow at 14 EST. Follow the link to learn more about how to get the password. The results from this tournament will count towards the PokerBRB freeroll league leaderboard. If you do not have a Full Tilt Poker account you can read more about our great Full Tilt Poker sign-up bonus here. Read more [...]

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Rush Poker – will Full Tilt Poker’s new poker concept revolutionize online poker

Friday, January 22nd, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Room | 5 Comments

Full Tilt Poker have invented an ingenious new poker concept fittingly named Rush Poker. The general idea of Rush Poker is to play as many hands as possible by minimizing the time you have to wait between hands. Rush Poker is extremely fast, enabling players to play in excess of 300 hands per hour on a single table. Here's how Full Tilt Poker's Rush Poker works: When you join a Rush Poker game you are placed in a pool of other Rush Poker players at your chosen limit and poker variant. These Read more [...]

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Latin Ballroom or Pass the Trash

Friday, January 22nd, 2010 | Poker and Life, Poker Articles | 2 Comments

Submitted by Jonathan, this article belongs to the Poker and life series. Jonathan runs the Why do I play poker website, which as the name suggests is all about sharing each others motivations for self punishment on the felt. I've been married for 10 years, have 2 kids and almost no time to myself. If you count my internet porn babes as company, then I do in fact have no time to myself. When I get a call to join a neighbor's home game on a random Wednesday night, I think to myself, "What would Read more [...]

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Sit N GO – POSITION IS POWER!

Sunday, January 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | 4 Comments

Submitted by Stuart, this article belongs to the Poker Strategy series. WHAT IS POSITION? Table position is where you are sitting in relationship to the dealer or ‘button’.  For this discussion we will assume a full table of 10 players. ‘Early position‘:  The two positions left of the big blind or three left of the button. ‘Middle Position’: the next four seats. ‘Late Position’ (the best position): The next two seats. PLAY in EARLY POSITION The first person to bet (after Read more [...]

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The Continuation Bet

Saturday, January 16th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Submitted by Adam, this article belongs to the Poker Strategy series. Continuation betting One of the most profitable and fundamental features of poker, including cash games and MTT strategy, is the continuation bet. Succinctly put, this is when you bet the flop regardless of the cards you hold, after raising preflop. The continuation bet and its intrinsic value is based on the fact that your opponent(s) will miss the flop more often than not, so a continuation bet, usually of around half Read more [...]

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Freeroll strategy

Thursday, January 14th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Freeroll, Poker Tournament | 5 Comments

Submitted by Adam, this article belongs to the Poker Tournament series. Freerolls Many poker players look down on freerolls because they feel they’re above it.  They view them as meaningless repositories for poor players who can’t afford the buy-in for proper tournaments or cash games. The truth is though that many of the world’s best players exercise games in freerolls because they provide a means of earning cash with zero risk.  Annette Obrestad, winner of the WSOPE 2007, and Tom Durrrr Read more [...]

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WOSB fantasy betting league; 40 GBP prize in January’s competition

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 | Sports and Fantasy betting | 2 Comments

My good buddies from WOSB have recently launched the WOSB fantasy betting league. The WOSB fantasy betting league is in short an advanced sports betting competition. Each player starts with a 1000 unit bankroll, and the aim of the league is to increase your bankroll as much as possible throughout the month the competition lasts. It is completely free to sign up to the league. You increase your bankroll by placing bets on selected soccer matches, just like you would at any regular bookmaker. Read more [...]

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Throwing Multitablers a Curve Ball

Monday, January 11th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | 1 Comment

Submitted by James, this article belongs to the Poker Strategy series. If you play cash games online, especially full ring, you're bound to run into a lot of multitablers. Hell, you might even be a multitabler yourself. Multitabling gets more and more popular everyday. Players can earn a decent hourly income at fairly low stakes where fish make up a larger percentage of the player pool. You can also rack up a lot of bonus money or rakeback in the process. I play 24 tables at once on PokerStars, Read more [...]

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