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Everything You Need To Know About Short Deck Poker

Everything You Need To Know About Short Deck Poker

  What Is Short Deck Poker? Short Deck poker, also known as 6+ Hold’Em, is an increasingly popular version of poker. It’s a fairly new poker game and has only been around a few years. It has gained noticeable popularity with the televised high...

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What Is A Donk Bet?

What Is A Donk Bet?

  When the term “donk bet” first began to appear in the world of poker, it was a decidedly negative term. It was used to describe bad plays made by unskilled players. Since then, the term has evolved to describe a specific type of bet that...

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Using Pot Odds To Perfect Your Poker Plays

Using Pot Odds To Perfect Your Poker Plays

  Understanding the concept of pot odds is a crucial part of becoming a competent poker player. When you can calculate pot odds quickly and accurately during a hand you are able to make better and more informed decisions about when to bet,...

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How To Avoid Tilt Playing Poker

How To Avoid Tilt Playing Poker

Tilt is the enemy of every poker player. Tilt is the evil that takes things from bad to worse and from worse to unspeakable. Well, that is, unless you happen to be sitting across the table from a tilted player. In that case, tilt can be a very,...

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How To Use Implied Odds To Improve Your Poker Decisions

How To Use Implied Odds To Improve Your Poker Decisions

  Implied odds aren’t as difficult to understand as most beginning poker players seem to think. Your implied odds in a hand are an extension of the concept of pot odds. Both are used to determine if it is correct to call a bet with a drawing...

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Online VS Live Poker

Online VS Live Poker

Poker is a thrilling card game to play. Whether you play at a live table or online, both have their pros and cons. Some players prefer live because it feels more real. There are real cards, chips, players’ faces and reactions. Other players hate...

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Common Poker Tells Every Player Should Know

Common Poker Tells Every Player Should Know

One of the most satisfying moments in a poker game is when you catch your opponent giving away information that he doesn’t know he’s giving away and you can use it to scoop up a big pile of chips.   There’s nothing like reading a “tell” and...

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How To Succeed With Your Poker Bankroll In 2020

How To Succeed With Your Poker Bankroll In 2020

One of the most crucial prerequisites to being a winning poker player is understanding how to properly manage your bankroll.   Some of the greatest poker players in the world have found themselves broke and looking for loans simply because...

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7 Tips For Playing Poker At A Casino

7 Tips For Playing Poker At A Casino

In the modern world, most new poker players learn to play online.   There’s nothing wrong with that, but there’s also nothing like playing live poker in a real casino or card room. There’s just something about the atmosphere. Everyone’s seated...

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How To Pick The Best Starting Hands In Texas Hold’em

How To Pick The Best Starting Hands In Texas Hold’em

  Which hands should I raise with? Which hands should I call with? Which hands should I just fold? What is the difference between always, maybe, and never? If you’ve asked yourself these questions, you are most certainly not alone — and with...

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When To Bluff In Poker And How To Do It Well

When To Bluff In Poker And How To Do It Well

  What is a bluff?   A bluff in poker is representing a strong hand in order to get your opponents to throw away their hands.   For some players, successfully completing a big bluff gets the heart racing and is the best feeling. Some...

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What Is A Straddle in Poker and How Does It Work

What Is A Straddle in Poker and How Does It Work

  A straddle is in the same category as big blinds and antes. It’s money that goes into the pot before any cards have been dealt. Traditionally in a Texas Hold’Em poker game, there is a big blind, a small bind and sometimes there are antes. A...

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How To Play Against Calling Stations

How To Play Against Calling Stations

  Have you ever found yourself thinking, “This guy calls everything!”?   It can be quite frustrating to play against an opponent who calls everything — that is, unless you know how to effectively exploit them. It may be frustrating at...

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What Is A Float Play Or Floating In Poker

What Is A Float Play Or Floating In Poker

The float play should become a part of any poker player’s arsenal as their understanding of the game evolves from the simple thinking of a beginner to the more advanced tactics of a higher level player. When used regularly and executed properly,...

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Tips For Choosing Between Cash Games or Tournaments

Tips For Choosing Between Cash Games or Tournaments

Cash Games or Tournaments what should I choose? This is a question every poker player will consider at some point. Whether you’re someone who has never played poker or a seasoned pro, this question is going to come up. This article is going to help...

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Position At The Poker Table – What Does It Mean

Position At The Poker Table – What Does It Mean

  One of the first concepts that any poker player must learn in order to be successful is the effect that their position at the table has on both themselves and everyone else seated at the table during any given hand.   What Does Position...

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PKC App Review

PKC App Review

  PKC Overview   PKC (Or Poker King Club) is the North American partner app for Poker King, the largest and most popular poker app in Asia. It’s filled with recreational Chinese players and is now officially open for business to players...

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How To Avoid Getting Cheated in Home Games

How To Avoid Getting Cheated in Home Games

One of the reasons that we willingly pay the rake in casino poker is for game protection. The casino executes this in many ways — automatic shufflers, standard dealing procedures, surveillance, and of course, by providing professional dealers....

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Optimal Bet Sizing & Calling Correctly

Optimal Bet Sizing & Calling Correctly

As poker players, we should know exactly how often a bet needs to succeed in order to be profitable, as well as how much equity is needed to correctly call a bet. Over 90% of live players who play $1/$2 NL or $1/$3 NL will incorrectly answer the...

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