Poker Bankroll Building

How to Build Your Bankroll with Deposit Bonuses

Monday, August 26th, 2013 | Poker Bankroll Building | No Comments

If you sign-up to a poker site and want to play for real money then you will likely receive a deposit bonus (if you don't then I wouldn't sign up at the poker room). Most deposit bonuses are not instant (also known as "No-Deposit Bonuses") and players have to unlock the funds either in increments (or favorite) or all at once. To unlock the funds, players must earn poker points by playing either real money cash games or real money tournaments. There are several key strategies to consider to not only Read more [...]

How To Get Started with Online Poker

Monday, August 20th, 2012 | Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Projects, Poker Strategy, Poker Tips | No Comments

How to get started with online poker Online poker games. What started as a mere popup irritant, gaudy ads bombarding you when you were just  trying to check your email, has grown into a huge industry. No longer the sole territory of hardened betting types, the online poker room has opened the game up to anyone with the will to pay, the skills to play  - and just a little bit of luck. If you’re new to the world of online poker, here’s a brief guide to get you going. 1. First, choose Read more [...]

Don’t allow rocks to take your money

Sunday, December 11th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Cash Games | 3 Comments

There is nothing as frustrating as seeing a rock take a pot from you when they show you the nuts and you called them down with nothing but two pair. You feel somewhat of a chump for calling down with such a weak hand. But this is exactly why watching your opponents very carefully is so important. In games like full ring then rocks thrive for one simple reason, this is because they can fold far more and still make money. Folding is what the rock loves but they love it even more when someone pays them Read more [...]

PokerTableRating’s 30000$ PartyPoker Challenge

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building | No Comments

Starting Thursday the 29th of September you can enter PokerTableRating's 30000$ PartyPoker Challenge for free. The concept is simple. Earn badges by completing specific tasks on PartyPoker cash tables and you are automatically entered into the competition to win cool prizes and tournament tickets. If you do not have a PartyPoker account and sign up to one to enter the PokerTableRating competition you get a 3 months PTR premium account for free! Don't worry if you already have a PartyPoker account; Read more [...]

Gus Hansen broke in 2010?

Monday, February 7th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

Gus Hansen was rumored broke in late 2010 after a reportedly miserable year on the online felt. In this article I will give you a recap of Gus Hansen's poker performance in 2010 (based on highstakesDB records). I thinks it's safe to say that Gus Hansen didn't go broke in 2010. He did however lose so much that his poker bankroll must have suffered. Gus Hansen's live tournament results in 2010 include a 1st place finish in The WSOP Europe event in London as well as a 1st place finish in the winner-takes-it-all Read more [...]

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How did Isildur1 build his poker bankroll?

Sunday, January 9th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

Yesterday - the 8th of January on the Atlantis Cove hotel, Paradise Island, Bahamas - Viktor Blom, a 20 year old Swede from Rånäs, Stockholms län, was officially revealed as being the person behind online poker phenomenon Isildur1. The last couple of years most people following online poker have pointed towards Viktor Blom and Isildur1 being one and the same, however yesterday it became official. The move into the public limelight was prompted by Viktor's signing as a Team PokerStars Pro in December Read more [...]

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How did Vanessa Rousso build her poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | 2 Comments

Poker hottie and sex symbol Vanessa Rousso was born in New York on February 5th 1983 and has dual citizenship in the U.S. and France. She graduated with honors from Duke University and later studied law in Miami and wanted to be a securities litigator. It held up until she discovered poker. Since her start as a professional poker player, Vanessa Rousso has earned more than 2500000 dollars in live tournament winnings which at the young age of 27 ranks her among the top 5 all time female money winners. Read more [...]

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How did Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier build his poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

French poker pro Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier was born in France on the 8th of February, 1981. He currently resides in London. In his relatively short poker career he has become one of the most successful French poker player, doing well both in live tournaments - with a estimated total winnings of more than 6.1 million $ and on the online felt at PokerStars where he's a member of team PokerStars. I've not been able to find out where the nick "ElkY" originated from. Do you know? In this article Read more [...]

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How did Chris Ferguson build his poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

I'm looking forward to write about how Chris Ferguson built his poker bankroll. Born on April 11, 1963 in Pacific Palisades, California, Christopher Philip Ferguson was destined to become quite the academic. Both parents have doctorate degrees in mathematics so it was no surprise when Ferguson followed a similarly academic field, earning himself a Ph.D in computer science, focusing on virtual network algorithms. But, despite holding this Ivey League degree, Ferguson chose another career path - that Read more [...]

How did Phil Hellmuth build his poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

Did you ever wonder how Phil Hellmuth built his poker bankroll? In this article I will give you an overview of how Phil Hellmuth - aka The Poker Brat, The Madison Kid and the Joe McEnroe of Poker- has become one of the most famous poker pro players in the world along with a massive bankroll to his name. The nick "The Poker Brat" stems from Phil Hellmuth's infamous tendency to blow up when he suffers a bad beat or doesn't catch a break. The Poker Brat is also known for delivering some of the most Read more [...]

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