I almost forget how dangerous gambling can become. Today’s devastating story reminded me of that.
Players’ confidence is challenged again after the story of a virus revealing hands on poker tables hit the news. Is it another proof that poker is rigged? είναι στημένο;
How much money are you willing to lose before you leave an online poker table? How much risk can you tolerate, before you begin spewing your chips? Winners in poker are made when they take their money and stand up, not when sitting down. When is the best time to stop playing and quit your… Continue reading
What makes poker a popular card game? Poker players recognize that unlike other popular gambling options, poker is considered a unique game of skill rather than a game that relies strictly on luck. As a result, players can become world class poker fanatics capable of going all in at any table.
Crazy Pineapple Poker is similar to texas holdem poker in many ways. Before you play, you should have an understanding of how to play texas hold’em poker. The similarities start with the blinds. Just as with texas holdem, the two players to the left of the dealer post their blinds. However, instead of each player… Continue reading
Greek online poker players are liable to pay up to 20% withholding tax at Pokerstars on their daily profits, starting today. The breaking news came yesterday night through an email sent by Pokerstars and FullTilt Poker to their Greek customers. According to the email and the FAQ page that Pokerstars published for this matter, Greek… Continue reading
Never be a quitter! Winners never quit and quitters never win. A solid advice. But regulations in Europe have introduced a new kind of tax, a gambling tax, which sooner or later may push you away from the online poker world. Europe has been over the top to regulate the online gambling industry for good…. Continue reading
More people than ever are turning to their mobile devices to play poker online. It makes sense – a phone is convenient and you have it with you all day. It’s kind of like watching football on your phone rather than in front of a 50-inch television screen with surround sound. Hold up, just a… Continue reading
I may have quit playing poker for months, but what happens with the rest of the poker players? Do they continue to grind out, are they still found at high stakes tables, do they keep on registering in hundreds of online tournaments? This kind of questions made me do a brief research about poker’s popularity,… Continue reading
Pacific Poker is turning 11 years old and players can now enjoy the 11 freerolls in the 11 straight days promotion to celebrate this fantastic milestone. It’s time to play poker – Pacific Poker style with loads of freerolls and tons of cash! The countdown has begun as Pacific Poker prepares to launch one of… Continue reading
Did I just suggest calling preflop with Ace King? No, I merely reminded you that you can also cold call preflop with big slick as an alternative to raising. Folding is obviously out of the question, but what about calling for a change, instead of raising the pot automatically every time you look down at… Continue reading
That’s my 4-monitor poker setup I shared at Twitter. My computer setup allows me to blog, invest and trade stocks effectively. It also allows me to play poker more efficiently. Much more efficiently than most online poker players. And it didn’t cost me a fortune, buying and selling tens of monitors or computers in the process!… Continue reading