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Book Review: The Mental Game of Poker 2

I just got done reading Jared Tendler and Barry Carter’s follow up to their ground-breaking book The Mental Game of Poker, . As one might expect based on the title, TMGP2 extends what Tendler and Carter [...]

Book Review: Poker Hero

Poker Hero by Florian Roßner is one of the best poker training books I’ve read in a long, long, long time. In fact, one of my only complaints about the book is that it should be [...]

Ship It Holla Ballas!: How a Bunch of 19-Year-Old College Dropouts Used the Internet to Become Poker’s Loudest, Craziest, and Richest Crew

There was a lot of buzz going around about the Ship It Holla Ballas book going around and I had actually added it to my Amazon Wish List planning on buying it. Fortunately the publisher mailed [...]

Top 5 Differences Between Professional Poker and Professional Blackjack: Guest Post by Colin Jones

For nearly a decade, I made my entire income from card counting at blackjack. More often than not, people who knew about it would mistakenly ask, “How’s poker going?” I’d usually just reply, “Well, it’s blackjack, [...]

A Peek Behind PokerTracker 4 With Tarix

Back in a previous life I used to teach scuba diving as a hobby. That’s where I met tarix. He was a video game software engineer and I was managing a software development team at eToys. [...]

All In: The Poker Movie – Product Review

I recently had the opportunity to screen a copy of the Douglas Tirola documentary, All In: The Poker Movie. I’m not sure what I was expecting. I had heard good and bad things about the film. [...]

Product Review: “Playing the Player: Moving Beyond ABC Poker to Dominate Your Opponents” by Ed Miller

If everyone who has ever asked me how to go about learning to play winning poker just read, and more importantly, mastered, everything Ed Miller has published they would already be fairly good poker players. I [...]

Product Review: Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians

While the MIT black jack team is the one that gets all of the attention based on the book and movie about their exploits, there are other black jack teams out there operating in the world’s [...]

1&1 Website Hosting Review: WARNING!

This tales starts on a bright Sunday morning. A day that the wife and I had planned on visiting our local cardroom and enjoying the great game of poker. My first indication that our plans were [...]

“Crushing the Microstakes” by Nathan BlackRain79 Williams

I just got done reading Nathan BlackRain79 Williams’ new eBook, “Crushing the Microstakes” and thought I would do a quick post to let people know about it. Coming in at a whopping 251 pages, Crushing the [...]

Poker Chip Cuff Links from Cuffitt

Seeing as how away from the office I normally just wear t-shirts or polo shirts, it might come as a surprise that I do have a decent collection of dress shirts. Most I had custom tailored [...]

Reviewing Tri “Slowhabit” Nguyen’s “How I Made My First Million from Poker”

I just got done reading a pre-release copy of Tri “Slowhabit” Nguyen’s “How I Made My First Million from Poker.”  It’s definitely not your typical poker book and if you’ve read some of Nguyen’s previous books [...]

Get Ed Miller’s “How to Read Hands at No Limit Hold’Em” From Bill’s Poker Blog

I’m such a big fan of Ed Miller’s new book, “How to Read Hands at No Limit Hold’Em” I want to give you a copy for free (a $49.99 value). Here’s the deal: 1. Go read [...]

Ed Miller’s How to Read Hands at No Limit Hold’Em

I had the great pleasure of reviewing a pre-release version of Ed Miller’s new book, How to Read Hands at No Limit Hold’Em. I call it a great pleasure because I’ve been a big fan of [...]

A Rubber Band Story and Other Poker Tales by Tommy Angelo

I am very tardy.  Very, very, tardy. Tommy Angelo sent me a copy of his latest book “A Rubber Band Story and Other Poker Tales” several months ago and I haven’t gotten around to reviewing it [...]