Archive for August, 2010

3 betting in poker

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Cash Games, Poker Strategy | 1 Comment

Submitted by Cory, this article belong to the Poker Strategy series. 3 betting in poker by Cory the lead singer in corywilkinsband.com. Poker goes through cycles and evolutions and the current state of no limit focuses a lot on pre-flop action.  Whether it’s tournaments with short stacks and fast blinds, or four bet bluffing 300BBS deep in a cash game how you’re playing pre-flop, notice I said, “how,” not, “what,” is going to set up your story for the rest of the hand. Right Read more [...]

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How to raise money for a poker bankroll

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building | 1 Comment

This article belongs to the Poker Bankroll Building series. Here's a few thoughts I've had on how to raise money for a poker bankroll through online texas holdem. Please let me know if you have additional advice, or disagree with anything. Why bother? Good question. The obvious reason for raising money for a poker bankroll is that you don't have your own money to play with. Then there's the coolness factor of building a poker bankroll from scratch. We've all heard of the online phenomenas Read more [...]

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Running bad in poker

Monday, August 16th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Cash Games, Poker Strategy | 2 Comments

Submitted by Cory, this article belongs to the Poker Strategy series. Cory wrote the article below about running bad in poker....something I've experienced myself lately. If you have time check out his band’s website at corywilkinsband.com. We’ve all been there before, it’s called running bad. What is running bad though? It’s actually a combination of a few things. First, never picking up hands. Remember, in low stakes cash games your opponents are calling too much, so your goal Read more [...]

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Why are your bet sizes so important

Friday, August 13th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Why are your bet sizes so important? There are countless amounts of poker players who never take into consideration how important it is to correctly size their bets based on the situation they are in.  Since you can bet any amount of chips in no limit Texas hold-em tournaments, it is easy to understand how deciding how much to bet might get a little tricky. The most important piece of advice I can give you is to think about is “When you bet, bet or a reason”.  In other words, what are you Read more [...]

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My own Chris Ferguson Poker challenge

Sunday, August 8th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building | 3 Comments

Cory wrote the article below about setting yourself a poker challenge. If you have time check out his band's website at corywilkinsband.com In a previous article on the poker bankroll blog, I talked about how important game selection is, even in live games where it’s a little more difficult.  Today I want to focus on the idea of occasionally challenging yourself.  Most times when you go out to play cards, you want to be in the spot where you can make the most money as easily as possible, but Read more [...]

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Overcoming obstacles in online poker

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 | Poker and Life, Poker Articles | 1 Comment

Cory was kind enough to write an article about his own poker experiences and how to overcome the obstacles we all experience in life. Hope you enjoy the article as much as I did. If you have time, check out corywilkinsband.com. Great music! I was recently asked to incorporate a little bit of autobiographical information in my poker articles for the Bankroll Blog.  Before I do, I just want to let you all know that the contents of this article, overcoming obstacles, in no way is meant to give you Read more [...]

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Playing against drawing hands in online poker

Monday, August 2nd, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Submitted by Chris, this article belongs to the Poker Strategy series. Chris submitted the article below on playing against drawing hands when the draw hits. One of the most annoying things in poker is when a draw (that you’re not on) hits.  This brief article offers suggestions to help make the experience less annoying and more profitable. In General, Exercise Caution If you’re betting a made hand into a drawy board, and the draw comes in on the river, you need to take the time to Read more [...]

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