How to play Preflop in low stake poker games

When you are starting to feel the ropes of the game, most players start in limit low stake hold’em poker. Here a lot of players do not end up winning long-term since a lot of players play most cards that they get hold of. If you want to be profitable, play it a bit tight […]

Poker Slumps

Now that you have been playing poker for quite some time you have probably gone through all of the highs and lows. You have experienced the thrill of winning a lot of money, and at the same time you know what it is like to lose a pot that you thought you had in the […]

Starting Hand Values

This chart serves as a valuable guide to the novice poker player. While intended for the cash game, it serves well for the tournament/cash game in the No-Limit and Pot-Limit formats. Class A: AA, AK, KK, QQ Raise, re-raise in any position. Class B: AQ, JJ, 1010, 99 Raise in any position, call early and […]

Stud 8 Poker

Stud 8 Poker is the poker variant used in the last leg of the game of HORSE. Stud 8 is a split poker game, just like Omaha 8. As with the other games used in HORSE, Stud 8 poker is a limit poker game. For many people, Stud 8 poker is considered to be the […]

Consistency is the key to a good poker game

If you wish to play poker effectively and win, you should set an aim for yourself every time you sit at the table.  Unfortunately, the majority of players focus on money, rather than on their game strategy. It is nearly impossible to base your aim on winning lots of money, because of the continuous swings […]

Why Omaha is Top Choice for High Stakes Players

One thing I find interesting about poker is that many of the famous high stakes players pick Pot Limit Omaha as their game of choice. This is especially the case in internet poker where you’ll see a lot of big names like Tom Dwan, Patrik Antonius, Phil Ivey and llari Sahamies playing for pots worth […]

Omaha Hi Lo Poker Blinds

If you’ve played Texas holdem, then you’re familiar with the concept of blinds. But if you’ve only played penny ante, kitchen table poker, then blinds might be a new concept for you. Here’s a quick explanation of the blinds. Blinds are forced bets made by the first two players to the left of the dealer […]

A guide to low limit NL tournaments for 10 players

The majority of the poker players can not concentrate long enough to make a profit in the long run when they are playing poker. After a short period of time they lower their standard level concerning calling, betting or raising. This normally leads to a loss if the opposition at the table is at least […]

Adjusting your play – An introduction for beginners

This information is not a template for a winning game. It is on the contrary an explanation of the factors that matters when you only play a few players and what the game at shorthanded tables looks like. Will you make a profit or a loss? Well this is mainly up to your ability to […]

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Texas Holdem Game

You can achieve improvement in Texas Holdem through a variety of methods. There is so much to learn to be able to do well in the game of poker and the more methods of improvement you find, the better your chances are of coming out on top. Success in Texas hold´em may end at the […]