Posts tagged "online poker"

Greeks to pay online poker tax as Pokerstars acquires gaming license

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

Gambling tax will make you quit online poker sooner

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

Poker is dead. Long live the poker!

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

The (short) history of my (sick) poker setup

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

Using online poker software to review your hands

Online poker software can help us sort out those poker hands that cost us the most and hopefully plug some leaks! By reviewing last night’s poker session, players may find out that their poker bankroll could have increased if they hadn’t made expensive mistakes. That is how I discovered that I could have avoided losing… Continue reading

Poker Games Strategy Ep.6: Scary board in Heads-Up

Heads-up poker is considered the ultimate poker game! Sometimes though, we can find ourselves playing heads-up at a 6-max table, when tables are breaking up, 4 players are sitting out or waiting to post the big blind. It’s not that rare to end up playing heads-up poker and you’d better be prepared, in case you… Continue reading

Poker Games Strategy Episode 4: Let them Bluff!

You are defending from the blinds against a super-aggressive player sitting at late position. You look down at QJ off-suit. Should you fold, call or raise? I say: “Let them bluff”! Playing poker out of position can be a bit tricky and can cost money, especially when defending with no premium hands. I have already… Continue reading