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888Poker keeps on Growing


The popularity of poker and playing it online has not waned over the years. Yes, consolidation has taken place and yes there was a big earthquake affect when the UIGEA was introduced in the US back in 2006. One such online poker room that has continued to sail a course

These Players are so Bad I Just Can’t Beat Them


These Players are so Bad I Just Can’t Beat Them – Dave Tarbet Ever been in a game where you just can’t believe you’re losing? You’re a good player, you only play strong hands and you know the odds but somehow you’re losing against some very bad players. With poker

Shut Up and Deal


Shut Up and Deal! – Dave Tarbet One of the most important and often overlooked factors in a game of poker is the dealer. A good dealer not only distributes the cards, but controls the game, lets players know when it is their turn to act, knows how much the

Short Handed Play


Short Handed Play – Dave Tarbet Short handed play is very different from a full table and you must alter your style of play accordingly. Many players do not like short handed games as they cannot grasp the difference in playing style needed to win at a short handed table.

Limit Holdem


Limit Holdem – Dave Tarbet Limit Hold’em has been slightly forgotten about in the last couple of years as all the televised tournaments seem to be No-Limit and that is what the new players coming into the game are learning. You’ve probably all heard the saying that “No Limit Hold’em

Cash Games are where its at


Cash Games are Where it’s At! – Dave Tarbet While it may be viewed as a challenge to take on and beat the best players in the world in most other sports, in poker cash game play to make money is the most important thing. You could be the tenth

Playing in your First Live Poker Tournament


Playing in your First Live Poker Tournament – Dave Tarbet It’s a big step to make the jump from the comfort and anonymity of playing on your computer at home to a real life casino and poker tournament but hopefully by reading this article you’ll feel more comfortable about making

Online Poker versus Live Poker


Online Poker versus Live Poker – Dave Tarbet Having been in and around poker for 10 years I always thought I preferred live play over playing on the internet as that’s how I learned the game before there ever was internet poker.  However, I’ve been playing quite a lot of

A Chip and a Chair


A Chip and a Chair – Dave Tarbet The saying ‘a chip and a chair’ means that so long as you’ve got a chip and a chair then you have a chance to win. It originates from the 1982 World Series of Poker where Jack Straus was down to only

Odds and Outs


Odds and Outs – Dave Tarbet A bit of a maths lesson for you this week as we look at calculating your outs and pot odds, but please no calculators! The number of outs you have are the remaining cards in the deck with which you can win the hand.

Sit Go and Win


Sit Go and Win – Dave Tarbet One of the most popular forms of online poker today is the Sit and Go Tournament, which is a single table tournament that starts as soon as the table is full (usually 10 players). It’s a fun and convenient way to experience tournament

Game Selection


Game Selection – Dave Tarbet Game selection is one of the most important aspects of being a successful poker player and with the explosion of online card rooms it has become even more important. In a bricks and mortar casino there may only be one or two games to choose

Book Worm


Book Worm – Dave Tarbet Students who go to school or college to learn various subjects do so, in part, by reading book on their particular subjects. So why should learning poker be any different? The answer is it shouldn’t, but yet there are lots of players who have never

7 Card Stud Poker


7 Card Stud Poker – By Dave Tarbet Although surpassed in popularity by Texas Hold’em during recent years, 7 Card Stud remains a cornerstone of the home game and is still widely played in certain areas such as California or Vienna in Europe where they have the European 7 Card

Guide to Playing Poker Online Part 2


Guide to Playing Poker Online – Part 2 Welcome to part 2 of Online Casino Reviewer’s guide to playing poker online.  I  hope the information contained in these two pages will benefit you at the poker tables and make you a better all round Online Poker Player.  Click here to

Guide to Playing Poker Online Part 1


Guide to Playing Poker Online – Part 1 Welcome to part 1 of Online Casino Reviewer’s guide to playing poker online.  I  hope the information contained in these two pages will benefit you at the poker tables and make you a better all round Online Poker Player. Fold Bad Hands

Poker Glossary


Poker Glossary The poker glossary below is a useful resource for players to use as a reference when playing poker online or offline. Featuring all the terms you are likely to see in online chat or hear in a land based environment when playing poker. All In A player who

Poker Hand Rankings


Poker Hand Rankings The most important thing any player needs to know before even attempting to sit down at an online poker table is to know your poker hand rankings. Below is an illustrative guide  of all the possible hands you can receive when playing poker. For those new to

Omaha Poker


Omaha Poker Omaha Poker follows the same play sequence as Texas Hold’em Poker, but with two differences: a) players are dealt four “pocket” cards instead of two; and b) players must use two “pocket” cards and three “community” cards to make your best high hand. (If anyone tells you that

Texas Holdem


Texas Holdem Poker So you’re new to Texas HoldEm Poker? Not a problem. Texas Holdem Poker is by far the best game for a beginner to learn. Instead of other poker games like Omaha High or 7 card stud which entail a great many more possibilities for calculating odds and perhaps