Weird and Unusual Trivia about Poker You Haven’t Heard Of

Weird and Unusual Trivia about Poker You Haven’t Heard Of

Nov 22, 2013

There is a huge debate about the origins of the word “poker.” Though the term has been around for the last three centuries or so (to refer to that metal rod thing that people used to stir a fire), “poker” as applied to card games seems to be either a French or German invention. France has its “poque” card game, while Germany...

A Guide to Playing Online Blackjack for Casino Newbies

A Guide to Playing Online Blackjack for Casino Newbies

Nov 15, 2013

Why Blackjack? Blackjack is a hugely popular card game that is played in casinos all over the world. First of all, the game offers great odds for winning- some say the highest- among other casino table games like poker, roulette, and craps. This is due to the fact that the only opponent here is the dealer, unlike in poker where you’re playing against...

10 of The World’s Best Casinos to Play Poker

10 of The World’s Best Casinos to Play Poker

Nov 14, 2013

Poker is a great game whether you are a beginner or a professional. Sure you can play online at sites like Pokerstars.com but no one can deny that playing poker in a real casino would is worth looking forward to. There are a lot of casinos all over the world but these are your best picks among all the rest. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas This...

How to Avoid Looking Like a Poker Newbie (or Things You SHOULDN’T DO at the Poker Table)

How to Avoid Looking Like a Poker Newbie (or Things You SHOULDN’T DO at the Poker Table)

Nov 13, 2013

All of us have been clueless newbies once. Even poker masters such as Stu Ungar and Doyle Brunson have committed numerous faux pas moves early on in their career. Remember, poker is something that you get better at through constant practice- so expect to commit mistakes especially if you’re just starting out. But whether you learn something or not from...

The Who’s Who of Poker – Players You Should Know About

The Who’s Who of Poker – Players You Should Know About

Nov 6, 2013

Poker is a game of skill. Don’t believe anyone who will tell you otherwise. Though the game is slightly dependent on your chances on getting good hands, your overall skill and card savvy will ultimately decide your fate on the poker table. Like any other sport, poker is something that can only be mastered through constant practice and study. Being a...