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The Best Female Poker Players

Poker has become more and more mainstream over the past few years with a growing popularity on TV and the internet.  There has certainly been a rise in the number of players playing poker online and a boom in the number of online casinos entering the market in a short space of time.

The popular card game involves both skill and chance with the prospects of winning equally favourable to Read the rest

Playing The Big Boys

I remember playing a Full Tilt event at my local card room in 2008. The event was a £25+15 bounty (unlimited re-buys before the first break), and there were about 100 runners, which was essentially the maximum.

Full Tilt sent down Roberto Romanello and Gary Jones, both of whom were big names in the UK poker scene at the time, and the event put a £50 bounty on both of … Read the rest

David Gorr – I Won The One That Counts

Ahead of the Aussie Millions Poker Championship celebrating its 10th anniversary, defending Champion David Gorr has been speaking about the famous tournament.

Gorr was relatively unknown as far as texas online poker pundits on a nationwide scale go before he won the $2,000,000 prize last year, but everyone knows his name now and he admits that he couldn’t have chosen a better stage to have his success.

Referring to his … Read the rest

Poker Anecdotes Vol. 4: Bump and Grind

Based on 6-seater S n’ Gs, $5 buy-in, $21 (1st) – $9 (2nd) payout. Games last approx 70 mins. 1500 chips, blinds go up every 6 mins.

‘Needless to say, down at this level you’ve got to learn to grind. To beginners I’d say even if you make early profits here, resist the temptation to play higher stakes. Get a feel for the tables and make your mistakes here. Dealing … Read the rest

Aussie Millions! Event No.4 – $1,100 No Limit Hold’em Shootout

Australia is facing a tough test at the moment with a large proportion of the continent having difficulties due to the flooding. This hasn’t stopped poker players from all over the world descending on Melbourne for the annual festival known as the Aussie Millions is well underway. There are 20 scheduled events including the piece de resistance the $10,600 Main Event and here is a report from Event number four, … Read the rest

Buying in full versus buying in short

ne of the most common questions asked by players new to the game is whether or not they should buy into a cash game for the maximum allowed or if they should buy in for a lesser amount. As with most questions relating to poker, the answer is that it depends.

Personally, I am an advocate of buying in full, simply because it gives you the greatest chance of maximising … Read the rest

Three Betting – Post Flop Actions

You have three bet an opponent and he has called so you are both going to see a flop – what next?

The first thing to do according to those over at www.betfairpoker.com is to assign a three bet calling range to your opponent. Hopefully, your initial three-bet was made because of a read you had on your opponent or purely based on the strength of your hand. Three bet … Read the rest

2010 Year Of The Women

In times gone by you could walk into any poker room in the world and there would be high levels of testosterone emanating from every table. In 2010 things started to change and high levels of estrogen started to permeate the air with an unusual high frequency.

To begin with I doubt the men were complaining – after all staring at women is one of the male species favourite pastimes. … Read the rest

The Slot Machine

You have been playing on the slot machine for what seems like an eternity. You know you came out with £30 in your wallet and you are down to your last £5. The lights are flashing and the wheels are whirring. You know how it works – the longer you play the more likely you are to hit the jackpot.

You have now spent all of your money while paying … Read the rest

Poker Odds Calculator Tool Given to Poker Affiliates

Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2006

Poker website owners can now insert a free poker odds calculator into their website courtesy of Compatiblepoker.com. The odds calculator is fully customizable with the ability to add custom logos to the card graphics. (www.compatiblepoker.com/free_calculator.php)

The calculator license was previously sold for the price of . CompatiblePoker.com purchased the full rights to the odds calculator and decided it would be best … Read the rest