Posts tagged "pokerstars"

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

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

Poker Games Strategy Ep.3: Setting Up Traps against Squeeze Play

In the third episode of the poker video series about online poker strategy, I’m discussing about squeeze play and how to set up traps against super-aggressive players who overdo it! Squeeze play is not such an advanced poker strategy, although you need to be careful when you try it. In simple words, when you have… Continue reading

Poker Games Strategy Ep.2: Value Betting with Medium Hands

Value betting with medium poker hands is discussed in the second episode of the poker strategy video series. One of the first lessons in online poker is value betting with strong hands, especially against bad players and calling stations. How about value betting with hands that have medium showdown value like second pair? How about… Continue reading

Poker Games Strategy Ep.1: Suited Connectors from the Blinds

This is the first episode of a video series about online poker strategy. The video of the poker table is recorded while I am playing poker online at one of my favorite poker sites, Poker Stars, and I add the narration afterwards. During this episode, I’m discussing how to take advantage of an interesting poker… Continue reading

Nanonoko World Record Attempt at Poker Stars Caribbean Adventure

I have played thousands of poker hands with Randy Lew, also known as Nanonoko at online poker tables. Now Poker Stars will try to increase their popularity and possibly attract even more customers by having Nanonoko attempt to set or break a Guinness World Record at the Caribbean Adventure, PCA in short. Poker Stars have… Continue reading

2 Final Tables During the Weekend Preparing for Greek Poker Cup at Loutraki

I haven’t been a poker tournament player as I prefer playing cash games. I only register in major Sundays’ tournaments in case lady luck decides to let me win one of those. Last Sunday I also played the satellite tournament (€100 buy-in) for the €1,100 Greek Poker Cup in Casino Loutraki, the largest live poker… Continue reading