How do you play Pai Gow Poker?

How do you play Pai Gow Poker?

Aug 21, 2015

Most people who enjoy gambling and casinos have a fairly good understanding of the game of poker – one of the most popular card games in the world. Poker is a game that has numerous variations – Texas Hold’em is probably the most popular, but the precise version of poker that you will play generally depends on where you are playing and who are playing...

Can’t read my poker face

Can’t read my poker face

Jun 4, 2015

Poker is one of the popular card games in the world and one of the most common table games that you will find in casinos wherever your gambling adventures take you. While there are several different variations of the game of poker, essentially it is a relatively simple game to learn – however mastering the game takes a fair bit of practice and quite a bit of...

Time to put on your poker face

Time to put on your poker face

Mar 18, 2015

One of the most popular card games and casino games around the world is the game of poker. Reportedly developed in New Orleans in the early 1800s, the game was spread by along the Mississippi River by the riverboats which were popular for the gambling entertainments that they offered. From the Mississippi, the game of poker was spread west during the gold rush,...

Cool Places to Learn How to Play Poker

Cool Places to Learn How to Play Poker

Jan 27, 2015

Poker is among the most popular games in casinos and it is not surprising as there are so many people who would love to learn how this game works. There is actually a way to learn how this game works and it doesn’t involve spending money on a real game. These days, there are several sites where you can train for free and they are quite convenient as you can...

Making the Switch: Transitioning Playing Styles from Online to Live Poker

Making the Switch: Transitioning Playing Styles from Online to Live Poker

Jul 25, 2014

So, you’ve mastered the ins and outs of online poker and have made pretty good money out of it too. You’re now thinking about widening your horizons and trying your luck at real live tables. But, can you- a strict online-only player- make it into the world of high intensity real-live poker?   For people who came from a pure online poker...

Bluffing or Not? – Identifying Poker Tells 101

Bluffing or Not? – Identifying Poker Tells 101

Jun 18, 2014

Some professional poker players say that they have no need for bluffing. These experienced card sharks have mastered the art of the “poker face,” that is, they have extreme awareness and control over their facial expressions and body movements that it’s impossible to read if their bluffing or not. At any rate, all of us will receive both great...

A beginner’s guide to gambling

A beginner’s guide to gambling

Jun 17, 2014

Gambling is one of the world’s most ancient past-times. Literature from many parts of the world and from all sorts of different cultures reference the popularity of gambling – whether it is old Hindu poems from as long ago as the 4th Century BC, to the frequent references in the Christian Bible, it is widely documented that people have been gambling on...

Why Playing and Studying Poker is Good for You

Why Playing and Studying Poker is Good for You

Feb 10, 2014

Jeff Bercovici of Forbes has said that poker is better than business school. Is this true? Can a card game be more beneficial than a four-year stint at a premier business institution? Well, Bercovici is clearly exaggerating (you do earn a useful diploma after studying at a business school), but it cannot be denied that playing and studying poker provides mental...

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...