Getting Catty at Poker: Time to Quit When You’re Not Playing Purrfect

Cats – they never know when to stop, do they? Jumping in boxes, trolling humans, dogs and other cats, knocking over things, clawing, being cute, photobombing and more. Frankly, though, many cats would suck at poker – their impatience and arrogance, along with an innate sense of self-importance, means they make rash, costly decisions. It… Read More

The Walking Dead Show Their (Poker) Hands

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Light-fearing, moaning monsters that would sooner leave you destroyed and broke than say hello is just one way to describe the average online poker player. Known more for their pinpoint accuracy with a pair of aces than their social skills, these players are certainly more akin to money-hungry zombies than regular human beings. Indeed, such… Read More

PokerStars Makes Shock Return to US

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Obama pardon frees up leading online poker site to trade to US players (CNN) — In a move that is set to rock the online poker industry in the USA, and will surely raise eyebrows at their closest rivals, major poker room PokerStars.com is set for a dramatic return to America. PokerStars was shut down… Read More

Dissecting the Grey’s Anatomy of Poker Hands

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ABC’s long-running television hit show Grey’s Anatomy is one of the most popular medical dramas in the world, thanks both to its engaging storylines and its varied and interesting characters. From intellectual and insecure to optimistic and overpowering, the diversity of personalities in Grey’s Anatomy is one of the main reasons why audiences have been… Read More

Poker Bluffing: The When, Who, and Whys of Winning at Lying

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Whether you’re a novice or a pro, a sinner or a saint, the most entertaining and exciting aspect of poker is bluffing. Taking chips from someone when your hand looks no better than your feet is the adrenaline rush that every grinder thrives on; however, if you’re not careful, it can become an addiction that… Read More

Five Lesser-Known Skills of Winning Poker Players

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There have likely been thousands of articles and posts written about the skills possessed by winning poker players. And you probably know and use many of them by now: play aggressively, utilize careful table selection, understand the math underlying the game, and so on. But there are also a few skills that most winning and… Read More

Would Sherlock Holmes make a great poker player?

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SIX REASONS WHY SHERLOCK HOLMES WOULD MAKE A GREAT POKER PRO (and two why he probably wouldn’t…) Sherlock has been one of the big buzzwords of recent years (other than ‘twerking’ and ‘selfie’): Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr. are still getting plaudits for their big-screen take on the legendary character, while not one, but… Read More

Winning And Losing Poker Sites in 2013

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2013: The Big Poker Winners And Losers Full Tilt returns, US goes legal (kinda), PokerStars grows (and has an epic fail), and some networks disappear altogether – just another year on the online poker circuit, then. So, as we start 2014, we glance back at 2013 to see who is still right there in the… Read More

Rounders 2 – What will The Sequel Offer?

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Rounders 2: Back to the Old School? Poker fans everywhere were hitting ‘Sit Out’ on their laptops and rushing off for cold showers after the announcement that Harvey Weinstein – the brains behind Good Will Hunting, Shakespeare in Love, and the Lord of the Rings films – will be producing a sequel to his 1998… Read More

Poker Player Types – Know Your Poker Opponents

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Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! And a clownfish too! One of my favorite movies of all time is The Wizard of Oz. When Dorothy lands in the mysterious world of Oz, she is overwhelmed by the strange, new people she meets. She starts out on a perilous journey with rumors of scary beasts,… Read More