September 2, 2019

Poker chips are the fundamental equipment in every poker game that takes place. Knowing them can be of great help if you wish to understand in depth on the details of the poker chips that are used by the mega casinos or which are the best ones for home games. One of th...

December 14, 2016

Position is simply the single most important and valuable commodity to have at the poker table.

The button is your friend

If you're unfamiliar with the term, position simply means you are the last to act in the hand (meaning you have the dealer button, or the players act...

December 14, 2016

It sucks to suck at things. And Texas Hold'em can be a frustrating game for beginners.

You lose to your friends in your home games. You lose the first few bucks you deposit online. Worse, you may not even understand why.

Are you just unlucky? Are you making huge mistakes...

July 31, 2016

Check out this video on understanding how to calculate your pot odds. Knowing your pot odds and card equity, you will be on your way to profitable play in Texas Hold'em Poker!

July 31, 2016

In poker there are good bets and bad bets – the game is simply a way of determining who can tell the difference. This is where the concept of pot odds comes into play. Put simply, pot odds means is there enough in the pot to call a bet.

The fundamental principle of play...

July 7, 2016

Feeling a little confused over the previous post on calculating your equity? Check this video on the rule of 4 and 2 by Kara Scott!

There is a minor error in the video. The pot odds should be 16.7% instead of the mentioned 20% (3:47min) in order to BREAK EVEN.

We will be...

July 7, 2016

Calculating your chances of winning a hand of poker can be complicated at times. But there is an easy way to get a good approximation that can be done in the heat of the moment - even if you do not consider yourself a mathematics genius. 

We saw in the last lesso...

June 17, 2016

 Don't be a Donkey anymore!

Betting Basics for Beginners

From experience, I can tell you that most beginners don’t know how to bet correctly. They bet for the sake of it or for the wrong reasons. And when they do bet, their sizing is off, which doesn’t accomplish their...

June 16, 2016

Learn Texas Hold'em with poker chick Liv Boeree and Nick Wealthall. They break down the game of No Limit Hold'em for people new to the world of poker!