Poker Blog

Read the latest news and articles about the poker industry with the latest tips, strategies, interviews, events in the poker world.

  • April 30, 2024 0

    Manipulating Pot Odds and Implied Odds for Poker Profit

    Mastering pot odds and implied odds is essential for informed decision-making in poker, requiring both mathematical skills and an understanding of opponent behavior. These strategies help balance risk and reward to enhance profitability in the game.

  • October 6, 2023 0

    Hands You Should Never Fold In Poker

    Deep study of the NLHE hands you should avoid folding with, and the reasons why.

  • September 12, 2023 0

    Is It Safe To Deposit Money On Poker Sites Using Bitcoin

    Overview of the safety considerations of using Bitcoin for transactions on poker sites, highlighting potential risks and offering safety tips to ensure a secure gaming experience.

  • July 17, 2023 0

    The Confluence of Strategy, Skill, and Fortune in Poker

    From mathematical odds to bluffs and bad beats, poker is a game that involves an equal part of skill, strategy, and luck.

  • July 17, 2022 0

    When to Fold in Texas Holdem

    Folding at the right time in Texas Holdem is the key to prevent massive chip loss. This article shows you signs that you need to fold in poker.

  • July 15, 2022 0

    What Percentage of Hands to Play in Poker

    Certain situations occur in poker when a certain hand range gives you an advantage. This articles talks about the percentage of poker hands to play.

  • July 13, 2022 0

    Poker Suit Order

    Suits are commonly used to create poker hands. There are other uses of poker suits in variants and in special scenarios within regular games.

  • July 12, 2022 0

    Why Is Texas Holdem The Most Popular Poker Variant

    Texas Holdem exploded in popularity during the mid-2000s and is synonymous to online poker. This article shows the reason behind the popularity.

  • January 6, 2022 0

    How Do Online Poker Sites Prevent Collusion?

    Where you can make money, people will try to make it in unscrupulous ways. We'll be looking at exactly how do online poker sites prevent collusion.

  • December 7, 2021 0

    Why Is Poker Table Position So Important

    The importance of poker playing position is solely based on having as much information as possible before placing a bet or making a decision. You are either in or out of position.

  • November 15, 2021 0

    How To Make Money Playing Online Poker Tournaments

    Want to earn real money in online poker? Find out the best tips and top guides to get a chance in making money playing online poker tournaments.

  • November 8, 2021 0

    How Do You Make Money Playing Online Poker

    Learn and discover all top strategies, tips, and tricks that will give you the best opportunity in making money playing online poker.

  • October 12, 2021 1

    How To Avoid Losing Poker Cash Games

    Our top tips so you avoid losing too quickly in poker cash games. These are cash game specific and aren't as valuable for Texas Holdem tourneys.

  • October 11, 2021 0

    VPNs For Online Poker

    Some websites, such as online casinos, block their content in services in some countries which leads to people trying to use a VPN for online poker.

  • September 24, 2021 0

    How Long Do Online Poker Tournaments Last

    Our estimates of how long do online poker tournaments last, and the differences in timings between different types of tournaments.

  • September 21, 2021 0

    PokerStars Bots

    Understand what poker bots are and how they operate on PokerStars. Also, learn how to best beat poker bots with the right strategy in place.

  • September 17, 2021 0

    How Does Online Poker Deal Cards

    Online poker sites use random number generator algorithms to fairly shuffle and deal cards to online poker players. Learn how it works!

  • August 30, 2021 0

    Poker vs Texas Hold’Em

    Poker vs Texas Holdem is clearly answered by Poker being the game category under which Texas Holdem belongs.

  • August 28, 2021 0

    20 Most Common Poker Mistakes

    From passive checking to overvaluing your hand, we've listed the most common mistakes we have seen on poker tables.

  • July 3, 2021 2

    Is Zoom Poker Profitable

    Our top tips and strategies to beat zoom poker and become profitable when playing online zoom poker cash games. Be aware of challenges, too!

  • June 24, 2021 0

    How Much Money Should You Start With In Poker

    Deciding how much money you start playing with in online poker is your first important decision. Learn how to decide on a starting poker bankroll.

  • May 26, 2021 0

    Max Players For Poker

    Understand the maximum number of players in poker and how the poker number count affects the entire strategy. Finally, learn what 6-max poker is.

  • May 24, 2021 0

    Why Is Poker Called Poker

    Learn the true origins of the name "Poker", and how it is rooted in the game of Poch (or "Poque" in French).

  • May 22, 2021 1

    How Do Casinos Make Money On Poker

    Learn how do land-based casinos and online poker rooms make money from poker. Understand what rake, fees, and vig all are.

  • April 24, 2021 0

    What’s The Second Best Hand In Poker?

    The second best possible hand in poker is a straight flush, right behind the famous and rare royal flush. Learn more about this unique poker hand!

  • April 20, 2021 0

    When Do Suits Matter In Poker

    In order to rank hands and card denominations, different poker variants use the card suits in different ways, and some don’t really use them much at all!

  • April 15, 2021 0

    Average Hands Per Hour In Online Poker

    Learn what is the average number of hands played per hour in online poker, broken down by gameplay such as sit & go, cash game, fast-fold zoom poker, and more.

  • April 12, 2021 0

    3-Betting vs 4-Betting In Poker

    Learn what 3-bets and 4-bets are, as well as when to best use such re-raise tactics at a poker table. Also understand when to avoid using them.

  • April 8, 2021 0

    PokerStars Zoom – What Is It, Profitability & Strategy

    Learn how to play on PokerStars Zoom, the most popular fast-fold poker platform out there. We give you PokerStars Zoom strategies and tips.

  • April 4, 2021 0

    5 Least Valuable Poker Hands – Backed By Maths!

    The list of the least valuable poker hands based on each hand's mathematical probability of occurring, and its own strength ranking.

  • April 2, 2021 0

    What Does It Mean To Be In Position In Poker

    Learn what does it mean to be in position in poker and how to take advantage of it in No-Limit Hold'Em. We also give basic rules of playing out of position.

  • March 29, 2021 1

    How Much Should You Spend on Poker

    Learn bankroll management rules that help you decide and monitor how much you should spend on poker cash games and tournaments.

  • March 27, 2021 0

    Do Most Poker Players Go Broke?

    Learn why do most poker players go broke and what are their pitfalls. Understand how to avoid going broke as a pro poker player just starting out!

  • March 16, 2021 0

    What Is The Rarest Hand In Poker?

    The rarest possible made hand in poker is a royal flush. A royal flush is a five-card hand made up of the cards T, J, Q, K, and A, all of the same suit.

  • March 11, 2021 0

    What’s The Best Possible Hand In Poker?

    A guide about the royal straight flush, the best possible poker hand. Learn the odds of flopping a royal straight flush, and how to play against one.

  • March 5, 2021 0

    What Are The Worst Hands In Poker?

    A list of the statistically worse possible starting hands in Texas Hold'Em Poker. Understand why the methodology used is flawed but nonetheless useful.

  • February 25, 2021 0

    Online Poker vs Live Poker – Differences, Pros & Cons

    Comparison between live poker vs online poker to see where you should focus on. We compare the pros and cons of each and how to decide.

  • February 25, 2021 0

    What Is a Great Home Poker Game Setup?

    A list of everything you need for your home poker game setup. From the cardroom ambiance to the chip distribution, food, and cards, we list it all.

  • February 22, 2021 0

    Is Online Poker Still Profitable?

    Poker players often wonder how much can be made from online poker and whether it's still a good game to earn a living from. Here's our analysis.

  • February 8, 2021 0

    Card Counting in Poker – Can You Count Cards in Poker?

    Is card counting a good poker strategy, or is it only really applicable to the game of blackjack? Let's review how counting outs can help you in poker.

  • February 2, 2021 0

    When Is The Best Time To Play Online Poker

    Understand what is the best time to play online poker in a day, week, month, and year. We cover the ideal times for tournaments and cash games.

  • January 21, 2021 1

    How Much Money Can You Make Playing Online Poker?

    Our comprehensive guide to how much money can be made with online poker, by stakes and playing frequency, with average financial figures.

  • January 18, 2021 0

    Professional Poker Player Salary – By Country & Level

    Listing of average professional poker player salary per country and level, in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Australia, and other countries.

  • December 22, 2020 0

    Why Is Learning Poker Hard?

    Poker takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to master. Here are the reasons why poker is such a difficult game to learn with some tips to get better.

  • December 20, 2020 0

    Do Poker Players Pay Taxes?

    Professional poker players regularly earn huge amounts. Learn whether poker players should pay taxes on their earnings in common jurisdictions.

  • December 16, 2020 0

    Can Online Poker Become an Addiction?

    Online poker addiction has become a real problem. We explain why online poker sites stimulate problem gambling and how to fix avoid it.

  • December 9, 2020 0

    Why Do Poker Players Wear Sunglasses?

    Learn why so many poker players wear sunglasses at a poker table. We review the pros and cons of wearing shades during poker.

  • December 8, 2020 1

    What Is The Hardest Poker Game?

    Most poker variants are relatively easy to learn – but not these ones! Read up to know why.

  • December 6, 2020 0

    Are Poker Tournaments Played With Real Money?

    Our explainer on why poker tournaments are played with chips instead of cash or real money.

  • November 25, 2020 1

    What Makes Professional Poker Players Great

    Professional poker players are great because they put in the hard and smart work together.

  • November 24, 2020 0

    15+ Basic Poker Tips for Beginners

    Some important basic poker strategies to grow your skillset over time and avoid common pitfalls plaguing new poker players.

  • November 22, 2020 0

    Is Poker a Game of Chance or a Game of Skill?

    Poker is a game of skill rather than luck. We know it, but not everybody does. Let's see why.