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Whether you’re new to the game of poker or you’ve been playing for years, when you sign up to play poker online at Bovada you’ll learn why Bovada has quickly become one of the most trusted names in online poker. Starting with its large and varied selection of poker games, online poker tournaments and ongoing promotions, Bovada’s poker points program and bonuses are also big with its growing online community. And only at Bovada can you take part in free “play money” online poker games or freerolls where you can win real cash.
 
Popularly priced qualifiers are open to new players looking to get in on Bovada’s weekly $100,000 guaranteed tournament.
 
Experienced poker players appreciate Bovada Poker’s schedule of qualifiers and satellites that enable them to earn seats in the World Series of Poker (WSOP), Punta Cana Poker Classic, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) and more.
 
In keeping up with Bovada’s pledge to provide the best online poker experience possible for their players, Bovada Poker for Mac has made it possible for Apple users to play online poker.
 
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Apr 07 2014

Rafa Takes to the Tables, and Other Poker News

It’s been another busy past few weeks with a variety of tournaments, both live and online, churning out the results. Some of the biggest news, though, didn’t come from tournaments that recently wrapped up. Here’s a look at what’s new in the world of poker.Rafael Nadal to Play Heads-UpNo....
Mar 11 2014

Poker Strategy: How to deal with aggressive and passive players

In the most general terms, you can put online poker players into two basic categories: aggressive players and passive ones. The trick is figuring out which is which. Aggressive players always present a challenge, in that their unpredictability can be unsettling. They tend to play many hands, oft...
Feb 12 2014

Poker News: Jevon Kearse, Poker “Freak”?

Take a look into some of the newest and biggest names on the poker scene and the action they’re seeing. “The Freak” Dives into Poker Ex-NFL star Jevon Kearse – the former defensive end named to three Pro Bowls and as the league’s defensive rookie of the year in 1999 – is going to try...
Jan 09 2014

Turn Betting Strategy in Texas Hold’em Poker

The decisions that are made at the pre-flop stage and on the flop are actually pretty straightforward for many poker players. The turn, however, is where the game becomes a real contest for many because they’re no longer following their usual playing style; they have to make real decisions. A ...
Dec 09 2013

Poker Strategy: Three Tips for Handling Bad Beats

Bad beats are a fact of life for any player, whether they're a tournament professional or if they're someone who enjoys a bit of online poker now and then. Unfortunately, knowing something is a fact of life and handling it well are two different things. Besides checking out Bovada’s ...
Nov 13 2013

Poker Strategy: Understanding Aggression in your Game

The advent of online poker over the last decade or so has radically changed the way that players engage the game and each other. Nowadays, in order to be a winning player, you have to be an aggressive player, especially when playing No Limit Texas Hold’em and the like. With aggressive poker pl...
Oct 08 2013

Poker Strategy: Value Betting in Texas Hold’em Poker

Good poker players make their money through one single thing that they do better than their opponents: value betting. Simply put, a value bet is one in which you extract as much money as possible from your opponent when you know you'll win the eventual showdown. Good value betting is based ...
Oct 08 2013

Poker Strategy: Value Betting in Texas Hold’em Poker

Good poker players make their money through one single thing that they do better than their opponents: value betting. Simply put, a value bet is one in which you extract as much money as possible from your opponent when you know you'll win the eventual showdown. Good value betting is based ...
Sep 10 2013

Understanding Heads-Up Poker Strategy

Bovada's offering more and more ways to play poker faster with our Zone Poker taking the gaming world by storm, but for many players, nothing will beat the tension and glory of heads-up poker play. Heads-up gamers are played with two opponents, each of which has either the small or big blin...
Aug 07 2013

Understanding the Check-Raise

The check-raise is a deceptively simple piece of poker strategy that can take some practice but once you've mastered it, you can see your winnings increase drastically at the table. A check-raise does two things very well. First, it uses your position against your opponents to get more mone...
Jul 09 2013

Omaha Poker : Maximizing Your Drawing Hands

A common question among new poker players who are looking at Omaha for the first time is, why do most people play it as a limit game?  The logic behind this is fairly simple to understand: the draw reigns supreme in Omaha poker and most players (understandably) will throw as many chips in t...
Jun 07 2013

Poker Strategy: Getting to Know Your Win Rate

In online poker forums and in discussions at casinos and tournaments alike, the term “win rate” comes up quite often. While it may seem pretty self-evident what it means, it’s worth going into some detail about how win rate works and how it can help you make better decisions about your own...
May 14 2013

2013 Preakness Stakes Top Contenders

The second leg of the Triple Crown series – the $1M Preakness Stakes  (G1) – will take place on Saturday, May 18, at Pimlico Race Course . Kentucky Derby champion Orb is scheduled to start, along with Will Take Charge and new shooter Departing.The field for the 1 3/16 mile Preakness Sta...
May 06 2013

Video Poker Strategy: Beating Jacks or Better

A lot of casino gamers think that Video Poker is an easy game to beat. After all, all you have to do is get the minimum required hand and you get your money back, and the bar for hitting a winning hand is low. What could be easier to understand than that? Well, easy to understand doesn’t neces...
May 02 2013

Poker Strategy: Two Common Holes in your Game

Poker Tips that Every Player Should Know Blind spots, everyone's got them and it can have a major impact on your game. If you're having trouble creating your own viable poker strategy, it's possible that one of these two common problems is at the root of the issue. Even if neither...
Mar 06 2013

Poker Strategy: Limit Changes

You've heard the stories, I've heard the stories — everyone who's played poker has. The tales of guys who started small, in literal penny-ante games when they played online poker and worked their way up to playing in high-stakes tournaments in a brief amount of time. Moving up i...
Feb 26 2013

Understanding Initiative in Poker

It’s a term that comes up a lot in articles and books about poker, but it’s surprising how poorly defined “initiative” is. In fact, a new player may not have any idea what’s meant by it when it comes to poker and so we’re going to help break it down. Simply put, “initiative” is g...
Feb 07 2013

Omaha Poker Strategy: Betting In PLO

Just like it is in Texas Hold 'Em, showing strength through betting is an important part of the psychological game in Pot Limit Omaha, but you'll want to play it a bit more closely to the vest. Big betting on most Omaha boards gives away your hand value to a much more precise degree. F...
Feb 07 2013

Poker Strategy: Fold Equity

A lot of players hear the term “fold equity” floating around but never spend the time to learn what it means and how it can make their game that much more profitable for them. Fold equity, simply put, is the equity that you gain in a hand when you believe that your opponent is going to fold ...
Feb 06 2013

Poker Strategy: Playing in Longhanded Limit Poker Games

When you start playing in real-money games for the first time, you're going to see a lot of other players on the felt, especially at lower-stakes limit poker tables where the betting is capped. It can seem challenging to play so many other people at once, but you might be surprised how well...

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