Poker Pros Understand Fold Equity
A level of online poker aggression that rarely gets discussed, but yet is quite prevalent and a large part of Texas Holdem poker games is fold equity. Fold equity is an advantage that the poker pro creates for himself by betting and raising, rather than just calling, with the intent of making his opponents fold their hands.
Archive for November, 2009
Poker Pros Understand Fold Equity
The Nightly Turbo: Charity Poker, Absolute Poker’s New Look, and More
You should be playing poker, not searching for news. That’s why we’re here. If it’s going on in poker, we’ll probably be telling you about it. In Case You Missed It A lot can be learned at the poker table and on the tournament trail. Some…
Shoutbox & Chat
I installed a 'Shoutbox' at the top of the main forum page.I installed a 'Chat' page here … http://forums.homepokertourney.com/chat/index.php.I will test these new features for a day or two before I modify the colors and location on the page. …
Cada Becomes Youngest World Series Of Poker Main Event Champion
Joe Cada showed on Tuesday morning that an online poker player can make the transition to live poker. Cada became the youngest World series of Poker Main Event winner ever when he defeated Darvin Moon heads-up.
Phil Ivey Closes In On World Series Of Poker Main Event Leader
Phil Ivey is one of the most recognizable names in professional poker, and he is now closing in on the leader at the World Series of Poker Main Event with only twenty-nine players remaining.
Ho and Michelle on The Amazing Race
By: HowToPlayOnlinePoker.net Following in the steps of other famous poker players like Jean Robert Bellade who appeared on CBS’s Survivor, and Annie Duke who came in second on NBC’s The Apprentice, Tiffany Michelle and Maria Ho are representing the poker world on this season of CBS’s The Amazing Race… a
Pokerstars VS Full Tilt Sunday Tourneys
In this article we’re going to pit the top two poker rooms directly against each other to see who has the best overall Sunday schedule. Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker both have great Sunday tournaments, that we already know. But who’s #1? Find out here… a
Phil Ivey mucks the winning hand by accident
In what has to be the most expensive misread of a poker hand (if he doesn’t win), Phil Ivey mucks the winning hand at the 2009 WSOP main event.
Poker Movie – Rounders
Rounders (1998)- Rounders is definitely one of the most captivating poker movies of all times and really impacted the game's popularity. The film tells a story of a young law school student (played by Matt Damon) who loses his savings in a high stakes game of poker. Realizing the gravity of his situation, he promises his girlfriend that he will abandon poker tables for good. read more
The Etiquette of Losing
Most poker lovers are very likely to agree with the following statement: "Winning is the best part of playing poker." Nothing is equal to the titillating feeling that overcomes you when the dealer announces the winning hand and you happen to be its owner. When you win, you feel as if you can do anything. You're the king of the universe and somehow you are quite confident that nothing can change that. But, of course, that's only until the next time you lose! read more
Sheffield Casino To Get New Poker Room
New poker facilities are on the way for Sheffield’s Napoleons Casino in the new year.
US Poker Show To Feature UK Player
The new series of High Stakes Poker will feature British poker pro Andrew Feldman.
Leatherass Issues A Challenge
Another pro poker player issues a million dollar challenge. Read the full story at http://www.classicasinos.com/news/PokerNews/ns_17052009_227.html
Poker Skill Debate Goes Mainstream
The debate around whether poker is a game of skill or chance breaks into the mainstream press. Read the full story at http://www.classicasinos.com/news/PokerNews/ns_08042009_198.html
Congress Gets Graded – By The PPA
The Poker Players Alliance has released a guide that rates member of Congress according to their voting history on poker legislation. Read the full story at http://www.classicasinos.com/news/PokerNews/ns_16102008_60.html
Different Styles of Poker Play
Poker is a very versatile game. Different poker players play this game very differently. Some of them stick to aggressive play while others will never abandon slowplaying. Expert poker players, however, can typically adapt to whatever situation they find themselves in. If you are only a poker amateur or even already a seasoned poker player, you certainly need to be familiar with the different playing styles. Knowing how to read a player's behavior at the table is key to winning in poker. read more