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Oct 23 2014

Betting on the World Series of Poker

Some things are worth the wait. Event No. 65 of the 2014 World Series of Poker is about to resume after a four-month hiatus. This is the big one, the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, where the winner gets to take home $10 million. Back in July, they whittled the field down from 6,683 to t...
Oct 14 2014

Mark Newhouse Makes a Pair at WSOP

Over 6,300 people played in the main event at the 2013 World Series of Poker. Mark Newhouse was one of them, and he made it all the way to the final table, finishing in ninth place for a cool $733,224 in prize money. Not a bad day at the office. One year later, and Newhouse is still defying the...
Oct 08 2014

Three Noteworthy Canadian Poker Players

Canada is home to some of the most fascinating poker celebrities to ever play their way into the high stakes world of professional poker. Here are three of the many noteworthy professional poker players who make us proud to be Canadian.  Daniel Negreanu: Toronto, Ontario The man who needs ...
Sep 16 2014

Athletes and Poker: A Love Story

What compels us to play sports? For most of us, it’s the competition, the physical and mental exercise, and/or the opportunity to socialize. But for professional athletes, it’s all of the above – plus the money. Lots and lots of money if they’re really good at it. No wonder athletes can...
May 07 2014

Poker strategy: How to Play Big Slick

There are many hole cards poker players love to see – high pair, couple face cards, etc. – but nothing seems to get players amped quite like seeing an ace and a king. The “big slick” – as it’s known in poker circles – conjures up dreams of big wins and decisive victories at the tab...
May 06 2014

Poker News: Lee Captures First WSOP Circuit Ring

Another busy time in the world of poker, as players continue to cash in and prepare for the upcoming World Series of Poker – one player, in fact, got in on the action with his first-ever win on the WSOP tour. Lee Takes Home the Ring Veteran pro Bernard Lee took home his first-ever World Series...
Apr 30 2014

Mac Poker Redirect

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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...