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Poker commentators Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten
Poker, Top 10s

The 10 Absolute Best Poker Commentators in the Game

Welcome to the who's who of poker commentators. These are the voices that take us through riveting high stakes, heart-breaking losses, and triumphant wins, all the while providing helpful advice and analysis. So without future ado, let's salute 10 of the best in the business. #1...

February 28, 2024 7 min read
PokerTracker4 HUD
Insider Insights, Poker

10 Essential Poker Statistics That Will Change Your Game

It doesn't matter if you play live or online - understanding poker statistics is a vital part of the game. Of course, it's much easier to access these stats in online games, as you can use various trackers and software which display key online poker player...

February 9, 2024 5 min read
Poker chips

Poker Chip Values: Ultimate Guide To Poker Chip Colors & Denominations

Poker chips are at the core of any poker game. Playing poker without them in a live setting is nearly...
January 24, 2024 8 min read
wsop prizes
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Richest Poker Players In The World

In the world of high-stakes poker, the sums of money being won and lost every day are huge. The top...
January 8, 2024 5 min read
Blackboard with poker skills written on it
Guides, Poker

9 Poker Skills Guaranteed To Improve Your Life

Becoming a winning poker player requires more skills than you might realise, and these skills can have a huge positive...
February 1, 2023 6 min read
People playing live poker vs online poker player.
Guides, Poker

Online Poker vs Live Poker: 9 Key Differences You Need To Know

Although No-Limit Hold’em and all other poker variations have the same rules and strategy principles both live and online, there...
January 4, 2023 7 min read
Security guard in casino
Gambling Destinations, Poker

5 Casino And Poker Cheating Scandals That Shocked The World

Poker rooms and casinos handle huge amounts of cash, and where there’s a lot of money, there’s always someone looking...
December 28, 2022 7 min read
Angle shooting in poker
How-To, Poker

How To Avoid Angle Shooters In Poker

Although poker has a set of specific rules, they don't (and can't) cover every possible situation that may happen at...
December 14, 2022 6 min read
marked cards
Guides, Poker, Tips & Tricks

Top 7 Ways To Avoid Getting Cheated With Marked Cards

The days of the Wild, Wild West are long gone now. Today if you feel like playing poker, you can...
December 4, 2022 5 min read
Poker table with poker players
Guides, How-To, Poker, Strategy

How To Read Your Opponents When Playing Poker

Poker tells can give you a lot of valuable insights, but they shouldn’t be the only thing you consider when...
November 27, 2022 8 min read
Poker, Tips & Tricks

Edge Sorting: Pure Cheating, Or A Smart Technique To Help You Beat The House?

Edge sorting isn't card counting, and in theory isn't cheating, but it comes close enough to that line to be...
November 25, 2022 5 min read
Poker slang

57 Poker Terms And Slang Phrases You Need To Know

If you're a beginner poker player then it's worth getting to grips with some slang and common phrases to feel...
November 14, 2022 10 min read
Poker books on shelf

Top 20 Texas Hold ‘em Books You Need To Read ASAP

With plenty of news sites and blogs floating around, there is an infinite choice of poker content online. That being...
October 12, 2022 14 min read
ace of spades - the death card
Guides, Poker

How The Ace Of Spades Became Known As The “Death Card”

Even if you’re not all that familiar with this long-held association of the Ace of Spades and the “Death Card,”...
September 30, 2022 5 min read
Rake in poker

Poker Basics: How Casinos Make Money On Poker

It is no secret that casinos are in the business of making money. From roulette to slots, every single game...
September 9, 2022 5 min read
person on phone

The Best Free Online Poker Sites With Play Money Option

Poker is one of the most entertaining and exciting card games, and most people who have had a chance to...
September 2, 2022 6 min read
Man tilting and throwing his laptop during an online poker game
Guides, Poker

How To Avoid Tilting In Poker

Tilting is when you let your emotions take over in poker. You start making decisions based on your feelings instead...
August 5, 2022 8 min read
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Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Poker Players Worth Following On Twitter

If you consider yourself a poker fan, you probably know that Twitter is the platform of choice for many pros....
July 27, 2022 4 min read
Humberto Brenes

Not Sure What Poker Card Protector To Use? These 7 Ideas Will Help You Pick

Poker card protectors have become very popular over the years and are used by many players as a trademark item....
July 15, 2022 6 min read
poker bluff
Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Most Common Bluffs You’ll Come Across In Poker

No matter what your general style of play is, throwing in an occasional bluff is necessary to keep your opponents...
July 15, 2022 8 min read
casino security

What’s The Deal With WSOP Security?

Being the world’s biggest poker competition, the World Series of Poker invests a lot of resources into its security. But...
July 2, 2022 5 min read
Poker, Tips & Tricks, Top 10s

Top 10 Most Common Texas Hold’em Poker Mistakes You Need To Avoid

If you've just started playing poker, then it's worth being aware of the most common mistakes in Texas Hold’em and...
June 29, 2022 6 min read
World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker: Your FAQs Answered

The 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is well underway, running from May 31 through July 20. The festival of...
June 22, 2022 5 min read
Koray Aldemir

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About WSOP Bracelets

The WSOP has been awarding bracelets to the winners for decades now, and if you’ve ever wanted to know why,...
June 18, 2022 6 min read
poker in dna

Why Are Some People Naturally Good At Poker – Is It Down To DNA?

In the past couple of decades, many people have turned to poker as a career. Almost limitless potential to make...
June 10, 2022 7 min read
WSOP main event 2021

Would WSOP Still Be Popular If You Couldn’t See Players’ Hole Cards?

Poker owes a great deal of its popularity to TV exposure. Although the game has been on our screens for...
June 8, 2022 5 min read
Biggest poker scandals
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker

Top 10 Biggest Poker Scandals Of All Time

The world of poker has seen its fair share of scandals over the years. Some have had a huge impact...
May 19, 2022 13 min read
Hold'em poker

Why Slow Rolling In Poker Is A Problem – And Seriously Terrible Etiquette

Even though one of the main goals in poker is to throw your opponent off balance and force them to...
May 10, 2022 3 min read
hole card cam poker

The Amazing Story Of The Poker Hole Card Cam & How It Changed The Game Forever

Over the years, there have been several significant moments for poker. Moneymaker’s victory in the 2003 Main Event is often...
May 4, 2022 5 min read

17 Unwritten Rules of Poker That Every Player Needs To Know About

Having a good understanding of poker etiquette and unwritten rules will improve the game and atmosphere at the table for...
April 25, 2022 10 min read
5 card draw poker
How-To, Poker

How To Play 5 Card Draw Poker

5 Card Poker is nowhere near as popular as it used to be a few decades ago. Still, you may...
April 16, 2022 7 min read
3-card poker
How-To, Poker

How To Play 3 Card Poker

If you’re looking to learn how to play 3 Card Poker or to play it more optimally, you’re in the...
April 12, 2022 5 min read
bad beat poker

7 Top Tips For Dealing With Bad Beats In Poker

Losses in poker are inevitable - no matter how good you are. Whether you’re playing cash games or tournaments, you...
April 10, 2022 8 min read
short deck poker
Poker, Strategy

How To Play Short Deck Hold’em Poker

Texas Hold’em has dominated the poker world for over two decades now, and if there’s one thing many players can...
March 31, 2022 7 min read
Scotty Nguyen

10 Poker Players Who Went Broke

Over the decades, the great game of poker has made many poor people into millionaires while simultaneously costing others a...
March 24, 2022 7 min read
Card counting in poker

Can You Count Cards in Poker?

Card counting is a popular technique used to gain an advantage in all types of card games, in particular blackjack....
March 18, 2022 5 min read
online poker rigged

No, Online Poker Isn’t Rigged

If you have ever played online poker, you have probably been on the receiving end of some major bad beats,...
March 14, 2022 5 min read
beginner poker player looking confused
Beginner, Poker, Tips & Tricks

Texas Hold’em – Which Poker Hands Beat Which?

Texas Hold’em is easily the most popular poker variant worldwide. There are many things to learn about poker, but figuring...
February 18, 2022 7 min read
Dogs playing poker painting

The Story Behind The Iconic “Dogs Playing Poker” Painting

US painter Cassius Marcellus Coolidge’siconic Dogs Playing Poker is one of the most recognizable paintings in the gambling world and...
February 13, 2022 4 min read
WSOP bracelet
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Poker Players Who Still Don’t Have A WSOP Bracelet

There are different ways to measure success in the poker world. According to some, a player’s total winnings are the...
February 2, 2022 8 min read