Archive for January, 2011

Erica Schoenberg

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro | No Comments

For a long time Erica Schoenberg has been regarded as the hottest female poker player and she's talented to boot. Just how talented will be revealed once I finish this article. Erica Schoenberg is becoming one of the most recognized players in professional poker. Her stunning good looks are certainly part of the appeal. Her devastatingly accurate play is even more engaging. She has appeared on a number of televised events and her credentials are much more impressive and diverse than many would Read more [...]

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Liv Boeree

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro | No Comments

Liv Boeree is one of the newest members of Team PokerStars and she looks great on pictures....what more could you ask for? I wonder if Liv Boeree has a boyfriend? No wonder "Liv Boeree picture" and "Liv Boeree boyfriend" are some of the most searched poker keywords in Google. In this article I will attempt to give an overview of Liv Boeree's poker career. If you asked a non-poker playing person to describe what they thought a stereotypical poker player looked like then I can 100% guarantee that they Read more [...]

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Joe Cada winner of the 2009 world series

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro | No Comments

This article is about Joe Cada, winner of the 2009 world series. Joe Cada made his name in poker by winning the 2009 World Series of Poker main event at the Rio hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Cada has established a reputation as one of poker's most personable and intelligent stars as well as one of the game's leading tournament players. Personal Background Cada was born on November 18, 1987, in Shelby Charter Township, Michigan, approximately 30 miles north of Detroit. He resides in nearby Chesterfield Read more [...]

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Daniel “Jungleman12″ Cates

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro | No Comments

Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates is one of the hottest online NLHE poker players today and the following article will give you some more information on his great success on the online felt. Many poker players start their careers whilst studying at university but the vast majority either fall by the wayside or continue to play only in an amateur capacity whilst their studies and then career take over. One player who discovered the game of poker whilst studying for an economics degree at the University Read more [...]

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Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro | No Comments

Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond is an upcoming poker superstar and is often seen on the highest stake tables on Full Tilt and PokerStars. Phil "omgclayaiken" Galfond As young poker players come they don’t come much more inspirational and aspirational than Phil “omgclayaiken” Galfond. Born in 1985, this twenty-something poker player is the poster boy for poker wannabes across the world, causing online poker hopefuls of all ages to cash in their Party Poker discount codes in the hopes of Read more [...]

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Matt Affleck

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro | No Comments

Matt Affleck is a rising poker star and deserves mentioning on this blog. Hailing from Mill Creek, Washington Matt Affleck got in on the game early. Hosting poker tournaments for his friends in high school, Matt collected $5 dollar entry fees when he first started his poker nights. He raised the price to $20 an entry as his poker nights became more popular with his buddies and their acquaintances, and Matt was hooked on the game ever since. Matt Affleck built up his career playing successfully Read more [...]

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Di “Urindanger” Dang

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro | No Comments

Despite his presence on the online poker scene since 2007, not much is publicized about the background of Di “Urindanger” Dang. Urindanger Fitting Poker Nick While his poker nick, used in online poker rooms, where he plays the majority of his games, may seem a little nonsensical at first, a second glance reveals that the name is in fact a contracted text- speak version of “You’re in Danger”. The name is a good one, considering Dang’s track record for wins, which has seen him net Read more [...]

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AA vs TT – odds and probability for the poker hands AA vs TT

Friday, January 21st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Rules | No Comments

AA vs TT Pocket tens are one of my favorite hands in no limit Texas Hold'em mainly because I have won some of my biggest ever pots with them after flopping sets but also because I like the fact they are the only Hold'em starting hand ranked in the top ten that does not have a face card. I think it must be the rebellious streak in me or the love of the underdog! In this short post, the topic of odds and probability for the hands AA vs TT will be explored. Odds and probability of AA vs TT happening Although Read more [...]

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AA vs J10 – odds and probability for the poker hands AA vs J10

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Rules | No Comments

AA vs J10 One of the most fun hands to play in Texas Hold'em is jack-ten, especially in suited guise. Although a rather marginal hand in most respects it can yield big rewards but playing it also has major downfalls too.The aim of this post is to give you an overview of odds and probability for the poker hands AA vs J10. Odds and probability of AA vs 10J happening You will be dealt suited jack-ten once every 332 hands, jack-ten offsuit every 111 hands and any J10 every 83 hands, the same Read more [...]

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AA vs AK – odds and probability for the poker hands AA vs AK

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Rules | No Comments

AA vs AK One of the most misplayed hands in no limit Texas Hold'em is ace-king, or Big Slick as it is often affectionately referred to. Although it is ranked as the fifth strongest hand in Hold'em, when suited, it is not as strong in all-in confrontations as its ranking would suggest, especially in when it runs into aces in an AA vs AK confrontation. This article should give you some background information on odds and probability for the poker hands AA vs AK. Odds and probability of AA vs Read more [...]

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