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Mike Postle Case Dismissed

Mike Post Case Dismissed With Prejudice

Saturday, 06th June 2020

The Mike Postle cheating scandal has been one of the most intriguing stories of the last year in poker. There is a lot of evidence out there suggesting that he knew player hole cards and won insane amounts of money using this information. In recent months, Postle and Stones Gambling Hall was entangled in a […]

Beginner Mistakes NL Hold'em

Common Mistakes Beginners Should Avoid in NL Hold’em

Friday, 05th June 2020

Texas Hold’em is a game that takes a few minutes to learn and a lifetime to master. That common phrase about the game highlights the fact that we all will make mistakes at the poker table. With that said, there are many mistakes that are avoidable. A couple of years ago, I spoke with several […]

Justin Bonomo

Justin Bonomo Wins Super High Roller Bowl Online

Thursday, 04th June 2020

The 2020 Super High Roller Bowl Online is officially in the books. While the majority of the preliminary events were dominated by Viktor Blom, it was Artur Martirosian that came in the last minute to scoop the free entry into the $100k Main Event. The $100,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl drew a solid field […]

Vanessa Selbst

Why Retired Poker Pros Return to Poker

Wednesday, 03rd June 2020

Recently, the poker world learned that Vanessa Selbst has returned as an active player. She is also now a coach over at LearnWPT. She becomes the latest in a long line of poker pros who have left the game and returned after a short period. Over the years, we’ve seen all types of players leave […]

Hellmuth

Behaviors You Should Never Emulate From Poker Pros

Tuesday, 02nd June 2020

Poker pros are often looked at as role models to poker fans. They exhibit what amateur players hope to achieve in poker. There are many prime examples of positive role models in poker. When I think of positive role models, I think of players like Mike Leah, Matt Stout, or Fedor Holz. Then there are […]

Jungleman Cheating Scandal

Jungleman Cheating Scandal Nothing New to Pro Poker

Friday, 29th May 2020

Unless you have been off playing marathon online poker sessions the last few days, you probably know about the latest poker cheating scandal. Bill Perkins was the whistleblower for this scandal, claiming that he was scammed by some top-tier poker pros. Initially, Perkins remained tight-lipped over which players were involved. The exception was that he […]

Super High Roller Bowl Online

Super High Roller Bowl Online Kicks Off – Blom Leads Championship

Thursday, 28th May 2020

In case you missed it, the Super High Roller Bowl kicked off on Tuesday at partypoker. The series will feature 29 events ranging in buy-ins from $10,300 up to $102,000 for the Super High Roller Bowl. Over the first two days, 12 events were played to conclusion. Several big names took down online titles, including […]

Playing Nines in Razz

Wednesday, 27th May 2020

Razz poker is a game that frustrates players of all caliber. Frequently, you will start with a strong low hand and catch bricks that force you to fold on fifth or sixth. One hand that is commonly misplayed is a draw to a nine. While a draw to a nine is a marginal hand, you […]

Playing Draws in Five Card Draw

Tuesday, 26th May 2020

Five Card Draw is a game that many people grew up playing at home, perhaps with their brothers or even grandparents. Draw poker is still largely played online but you don’t see a ton of strategy content at poker sites. One common mistake I see often from Draw players are those that choose to play […]

Illegal Online Poker Sites

5 Tips for Playing at “Illegal” Online Poker Sites

Monday, 25th May 2020

If you’re in the United States, let’s talk a minute about the elephant in the room. Online poker is not legal. Unless you’re in Nevada, Delaware, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania, you do not have options that are considered legal by the US government. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t online poker rooms out there, and […]

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