People Speaking Poker

People Speaking Poker

Sep 3, 2014

The English language, as we all know, didn’t come from a vacuum. It can best be described as an amalgamation of borrowed words and grammar rules from Latin, Germanic languages, and some Neo-Latin languages such as Spanish, French, and Italian. English even has words that are loaned from outside of its linguistic tree. For example, the English word...

Casino Hold’em rules and gameplay

Casino Hold’em rules and gameplay

Aug 5, 2014

At first sight Casino Hold’em seems like a dumbed-down version of the proper Texas Hold’em game. Actually, it kind of is, but this is not necessarily a bad thing. You see, Texas Hold’em is all about betting and strategy, and a round can last quite long. Casino Hold’em (or Caribbean Hold’em as it is sometimes called) is a much...

The Poker State-of-Mind

The Poker State-of-Mind

Apr 13, 2014

Poker has earned itself a reputation as one of the most “cerebral” games ever invented in the history of mankind, at par with mind games like chess or backgammon. But the thing is, poker, at its very core, is not that complex. It’s one of the games that is easy to pick up and play, but is frustratingly hard to master. How is this so? Well,...

A Primer on Poker Odds and Statistics

A Primer on Poker Odds and Statistics

Jan 17, 2014

Poker is all about statistics and math. You might know the theory behind the game and a little bit of strategic bluffing, but you won’t go anywhere if you can’t determine the odds for the hands that you will be holding. Now this article won’t provide you the exact odds or statistics of poker hands. There are a lot of resources on the internet...

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...

Online casino payment methods

Online casino payment methods

Jul 22, 2013

Many people find paying deposits and withdrawing funds from online casinos very confusing. The vast array of methods available can lead to mix-ups when trying to deposit funds and often casinos will ask for a minimum amount per transaction plus fees that change according to different methods. The confusion can be annoying if you think you’ve paid in funds...

Four poker favourites

Four poker favourites

Jul 19, 2013

It’s so easy to play a game of poker these days as so many casinos sites offer live play casino games. You don’t even need to make a deposit to start playing on some sites; just by signing up and registering your card details, you’ll qualify to take part in poker freeroll tournaments held on the site. Freerolls are a great way of learning how to play...

Is there a definitive version of poker?

Is there a definitive version of poker?

Jun 28, 2013

    by  IanMurphy  If someone completely new to the game asked you how to play poker – what version of the game would you describe? Is there, in other words, one original or “definitive” version of the great game? The short answer, of course, is a resounding “no”. This has to be so because, for example, two gamblers from either side of the...

What is the most effective way to learn poker?

What is the most effective way to learn poker?

May 16, 2013

If you’re seeking advice on how to play poker then the best encouragement anyone can give you is that practice makes perfect. It can be very difficult to learn the rules and intricacies of poker if you don’t play regularly and getting a group of friends round for frequent games is sometimes a challenge. That is why practising your poker skills online is a...

Poker Rules: How to play Texas Hold’em Poker

Poker Rules: How to play Texas Hold’em Poker

Jan 13, 2013

Poker has achieved extraordinary popularity rates due to its simplicity and room for implementing personal strategies that can influence in the outcome of the game. There are different poker games, from which the most popular is No Limit Texas Holdem Poker. If you are a beginner in the process of learning how to play poker, this is the perfect game to get...