Category "Strategy"

Poker Confidential – little-known rules of poker

Poker Confidential – little-known rules of poker

There are so many rules and conventions that have sprung up around the game of poker in its various forms that it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all of them. Sure, most people know

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The pros of being a poker newbie

The pros of being a poker newbie

Many of the posts we write on this blog are aimed at players who are new or relatively inexperienced in the world of online poker, and so we try to help close the gap between

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The difference between a gambler and a poker player

The difference between a gambler and a poker player

Online poker players - especially online poker players from India - will likely have encountered these questions from their friends - ‘but isn’t poker just gambling?’, ‘so you mean like gambling?’, and many other variations

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How to take advantage of a winning streak

How to take advantage of a winning streak

After yesterday’s post about breaking out of a losing streak, we thought we may as well spend a little time talking about the other - more pleasant! - side of the coin - how to

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How to break a losing streak

How to break a losing streak

Benjamin Franklin once famously said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.” However, if he’d been a poker enthusiast, he might’ve added ‘losing at cards’ as a third

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When Not To Call

When Not To Call

A little while ago, we wrote about a few situations in which you shouldn’t give in to the temptation to fold. Well, it strikes us that there are a number of situations in which you

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Poker Confidential – getting better all the time

Poker Confidential – getting better all the time

In online poker, as with so many other things, you’ve always got to look for ways to improve yourself. Getting better at a game like poker is nice if you’re a casual player, but it

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How to bluff (and not be bluffed), part 2

How to bluff (and not be bluffed), part 2

We’re back with the second part of our in-depth look at bluffing in online poker - everything you need to know! Tired opponents Never underestimate how tired poker players can get over the course of a game,

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How to bluff (and not be bluffed)

How to bluff (and not be bluffed)

If you look at it one way, bluffing is the heart and soul of poker. That’s why you have famous poker maxims such as ‘don’t play the game, play the person across from you’ and

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Pop-Culture Poker – Rounders

Pop-Culture Poker – Rounders

Casino Royale may be more famous, but if you ask a true poker aficionado what their favourite poker movie is, ‘Rounders’ is pretty likely to be the answer you hear. Twenty years ago, however, Rounders

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