Poker Strategies Archive

Learn the difference between a dry flop and a wet flop, and why it’s so important in your poker game. Moist… it’s one of those words people either love your hate. The same is true for poker players. Moisture is extremely important on the felt, and I’m not talking about spilling drinks, either. I’m...
No one wins without bluffing in poker. Master the art, or you might as well be playing blackjack. Having quite a bit of experience with both gambling genres, I would have to say that the most significant difference between traditional casino games and poker is not whether you’re competing against the house or other...
You’re losing equity if don’t fast play strong poker hands. We use the word “equity” a lot in poker. What is equity? It’s the value of something. It’s hard to imagine equity, because it’s not a physical thing you can hold in your hand. But if you imagine the equity of your cards as...
How to make the most of dead time in live poker games. Poker is the most intricate of all betting amusements. There are many delicate skill sets that one can acquire; so many more than any other form of gambling. This is why the greatest players of all time agree—Texas Hold’em takes only moments...
Fusion hybrid diminishes skill of online poker, elevating dominance of luck. For ages, we have played the same poker games. 5 Card Draw, 7 Card Stud and Hold’em Poker are the only ones to have stood the true test of time. Other variants and hybrids tend to gain short-lived fad-dom before disappear into the...
Profitability of online poker rooms from a managerial perspective. It’s universally understood that casinos make a profit by enforcing a house edge on every game. The money players lose is the money casinos win. Poker doesn’t work the same way. Players do not compete against the “house”, as they in casino gambling; almost every...
How to read and decipher betting pattern poker tells. In our previous lesson on Reading Physical Poker Tells, we discussed the easiest form of opponent observation. Such tells are depicted in a player’s attitude, speech and body language. Anyone with eyes and the presence of mind to notice can recognize strength and exploit weakness...
The easiest poker tells to read and what they represent. See that picture on the right? That’s Daniel Negreanu, the world famous Canadian poker pro. He’s known for a lot of things, like being the second-highest cashing live tournament player of all time. He’s also one of the best tell-readers ever to exist, and...
Five considerations to increase your odds of winning small stakes online poker tournaments. There’s nothing more exhilarating than a poker tournament with a cheap buy-in and a large field. They cost little to join, making them very attractive; in turn offering some very juiciest prize pools. Canada’s most popular poker sites love to offer...
You’re either a good online poker player, or you’re not. You can’t fake skill on the internet. There’s an enormous difference between live and online poker when it comes to the use of skill. In a live setting, anyone can fake being good at the game. It might work well for them, or it...