The Carnival of Poker

While doing my July Time Machine post I ran across a bunch of posts I did about hosting a Carnival of Poker and it got me to thinking about hosting them again. The idea is rather simple yet people try to make it much more complicated because they think there’s a catch. There isn’t. Basically, […]

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Satellites: The Best-Kept Secret In Online Poker

If you’re interested in winding up any of your friends who have been playing online poker for a few years, all you have to do is ask them about the “good old days.” Just make sure you have some time and a high tolerance for extended whining, because that’s what you’ll be in for: Whining […]

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2-7 Lowball Poker

My final post on Bill’s blog will be about 2-7 Lowball Poker. I know it’s been a while since my last post in my lowball poker series but on the whole I hope everyone’s enjoyed reading what I’ve had to write, I’ve certainly enjoyed writing it. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Bill […]

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Badugi Poker: Game History and How To Play

This is now the third article in the series I’ve written on Lowball Poker games at Bill’s blog and will cover Badugi Poker. The post will take a look at Badugi poker history and provide a short how to play Badugi guide. If you want to check out the other two articles in my series […]

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Razz Poker and the Worlds Greatest Ever Gambler

Last week I said the Razz poker article that was coming up included one of my favorite all time poker stories. Instead of writing your standard how to play Razz article which you’ll be able to find in about 5 seconds on Google I’m just going to dive straight in and try to write something […]

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Low Ball Poker by Dave

Editor’s Note: Dave has written some interesting stuff about low ball poker and I asked if he could share some of his thoughts here with you guys. Show him a little love by giving his site a visit and checking him out. Introduction To Lowball Poker Lowball poker is a term used to encompass all […]

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The Second Worst Play Ever by Tommy Angelo

In 2003, I intentionally folded pocket aces before the flop in a live, $20/40 limit hold’em game. It was, according to my meticulous calculations, the worst play ever. But that wasn’t the only reason I did it. I wrote an article at the time in which all is revealed: http://tommyangelo.com/articles/the_worst_play_ever.htm Today I am here to […]

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Setting Poker Goals in 2010

Ah, tis the season when we make resolutions and we buy one-year gym memberships that will never be used after Feb. I’ve seen many people writing about their poker goals for the next year and I thought it might be interesting to discuss the difference between goals that you are likely to achieve and those […]

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Five Super Turbo Sit and Go Tips from Niko

Super turbo sit and go’s gained popularity over the past couple of years at Full Tilt Poker and you can now find variations of the structure at other online poker rooms such as Doyles Room, Titan Poker and others. Super turbo sit and go’s are very different from regular sit and go tournaments because the […]

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Four Double or Nothing Tips from Niko

Double or nothing tournaments are growing in popularity in the online poker world with almost every online poker room offering them in some form or another. The double or nothing sit and go’s are very popular at Full Tilt Poker. There are always a ton of double or nothing sng’s running at various levels at […]

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The Blue Marble by Tommy Angelo

I was 14 years old in 1972 when astronaut Harrison Schmitt aimed a Hasselblad camera out the window of the Apollo 17 spacecraft on its way to the moon and took a photograph of the full earth from 25,000 miles up. NASA dubbed that photo “The Blue Marble”. It showed the world the world, with […]

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Assume the Position by Tommy Angelo

You’re playing live poker and you just folded before the flop. You’ve got a minute or two, maybe longer, before you get more cards. What to do? What to do? You could watch TV. You could turn the volume up on your headphones. You might order a beverage, or converse with a player. Maybe you’ve […]

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On the EV of Mouse Smashing by Tommy Angelo

I just got off the phone with a mouse smasher. Or you could call him a mouse masher. (It sounds the same either way, whether you are saying it, or doing it.) I’m going to call him Humphrey. The topic was poker coaching. During the conversation, Humphrey asked some questions I had heard before: Q: […]

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Could You Get Away From This Hand?

Massive laydown. Even Mike “The Mouth” Matusow who accuses every other player in the world of being a donkey that can’t fold could only say “How do you f*cking fold that hand? WOW! Oh my god. Wow! Wow! I would have never folded that hand. That is the fold of the tournament I’ve ever seen. […]

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