How the Greats are Formed

There is a lot of debate among people over what makes a poker great.  Some people will argue that some players just got lucky and started playing poker before strategy was a common thing.  Seeing as how strategy wasn’t heavily utilized, good players could dominate back in these days…..and so the greats were supposedly formed. 
Other people will [...]

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Trouble Hands for Beginners

There are a lot of hands that look attractive to poker players.  Obviously hands like A-A through Q-Q will make you fall in love, but even cards like A-Q and J-J can make people think twice about folding - even if they’re beat on the river.  However, people need to learn which hands can be [...]

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WSOP Final Table Predictions

As was the case last year, talk quieted down in August after the final table for the WSOP had been decided and talked about for long enough.  But as we near October with the final table to be played out in November, once again people are starting to buzz about the Main Event with their own predictions. 
One early prediction [...]

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Tom Dwan taken off of Hall of Fame List

A while back, it was reported that Tom Dwan would have the chance to be the youngest person ever inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.  Now this news looks really outdated since the powers that be have decided to trim Dwan off of the original 10 man list of possible inductees.  What’s strange about this is [...]

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Playing against Small Ball Players

Small ball poker is one of the strategies that has really taken off in the game of poker in recent years.  Small ball players use frequent small bets and raises to be aggressive yet avoid risking any substantial amount of chips unless they’ve got the nuts.  Defending against this tactic is actually pretty tough too [...]

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