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

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, but it’s going fine.” With the popularity of Texas Hold’em and the World Series of Poker, every housewife knows […]

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A Failed Prediction: No Limit Holdem Still #1 Worldwide: Guest Post by Lorin Yelle
omaha-poker-player

Perhaps as far back as 7 years ago, a prediction I had read by several high stakes pros was that Pot Limit Omaha would eventually overtake No Limit Holdem as the game of choice. Being that it offered an excessive amount of action, presumably what the recreational players craved, fish would be drawn to it […]

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Are you playing for long enough? Guest post by Carl “The Dean” Sampson
Dead-Tired

There are a multitude of reasons why novices and even many advanced novices do not make money playing online poker. One little discussed topic is session length. When you play live poker then this usually means a more serious commitment in terms of time taken to travel to the casino or card room. Most poker […]

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An Outside Look at Online Poker in the USA: Guest Post by David L
poker across the pond

It’s been so long since players from the USA actually inhabited online poker tables freely and legally it’s hard to remember what it was like. Since the UIGEA there’s been a daily barrage of blog posts and news articles covering some kind of US government interruption in the world of online gambling. But rarely has […]

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Hearing too many voices: Guest Post by Carl “The Dean” Sampson
hearing-voices

As a very avid poker player then I obviously read or make it my goal to read as much as possible. I do this for numerous reasons, firstly I love poker, secondly I want to educate myself and thirdly…….well thirdly I have no life. However post 2006 and the UIGEA then I decided to go […]

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No Respect: Guest Post by Ian M.
Phil Hellmuth

In case you haven’t heard, Phil Hellmuth captured his 13 WSOP bracelet the other week in Cannes. It was his second bracelet of the year after taking down the $2500 Razz event in Las Vegas earlier this summer. This WSOPE title makes Hellmuth the only person to have won both a WSOP and WSOP Main […]

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