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Popular Prop Bets Poker Players Make to Pass the Time
December 11, 2018 by Randy Ray
If you happened to be strolling through the jam-packed hallways of the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino earlier this year – soaking in the sights and sounds of the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) – you might just…
Nine Most Disgraceful Acts by Online Poker Sites – Full Tilt, Ultimate Bet, and More
December 3, 2018 by Randy Ray
Online poker has seen some of the most high-profile scandals in internet gaming. The two main reasons why include that certain poker sites behaved recklessly during the boom years (2003-2011), and two major laws greatly affected the industry. The internet…
10 Things Steve Jobs Can Teach Us About Getting Better at Poker
November 28, 2018 by Randy Ray
Steve Jobs was one of the most iconic business figures of the last 50 years. He wasn’t known as a poker player, but he was a gambler in his business dealings and in life. The lessons he learned can be…
Tight, Disciplined Poker Might Be Boring – But You’ll Win More Often
November 26, 2018 by Randy Ray
One of the things that makes poker such an interesting game is that it’s a gambling game, but the players who succeed most gamble the least. You will, of course, see no shortage of people say that poker is NOT…
How to Play Your First Game of Omaha Poker
November 11, 2018 by Randy Ray
Omaha poker is a great game, but it’s almost never the first poker game you learn. Most people start with 5-card draw when they’re kids. From there, depending on their age, they move on to stud poker or Texas hold’em.…
How to Add 5-Card Draw Poker Variants to Your Home Game (And Win Bigger Pots)
November 8, 2018 by Randy Ray
5-card draw poker is the best-known form of poker in the world. Sure, you’ll see lots of people say Texas hold’em is the #1 poker game, but everyone I know starts at their kitchen table playing 5-card draw. You hardly…
My Top 7 Tips for Making Better Decisions in Poker
October 13, 2018 by Randy Ray
Poker is an interesting game because it involves two elements. One is skill, and the other is luck. The skill element is made up of making good decisions. But even if you make good decisions, you can still lose. This…
Starting Hands in Limit Texas Hold’em
September 30, 2018 by Randy Ray
The starting point for any effective poker strategy, limit or no-limit, Texas hold’em or any other game, is starting hand selection. All poker games start with an initial hand. After that, you have later rounds of play, but the first…
Why You Shouldn’t Play Online Poker Freeroll Tournaments
August 25, 2018 by Randy Ray
If you’re new to the world of online poker or simply enjoy playing within your limits, the concept of a freeroll tournament simply seems too good to be true. And that’s because it is… For those that don’t know, a…
3 Rookie Mistakes That Cost Me Money in Texas Hold ‘em
July 28, 2018 by Beverly Greer
Now that I have been gambling for about a year, I have pretty much tried every game under the sun. Poker was the last category that I pursued, and Texas Hold ‘Em was the game that I decided to try…