Ivey’s Celebrity Status transcends Poker

Many people already regard Phil Ivey to be the best all-around poker player in the world.  And while there are numerous laptop jockeys who will squabble about this for hours in between their high stakes Full Tilt Poker games, the fact remains that Ivey has won in everything he’s ever played.  Due to his impressive [...]

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Using Resteals in No-Limit Hold’em

There are a lot of players who like to focus on stealing the blinds in No-Limit Hold’em.  Taking the blinds right out from other players’ noses not only makes you feel awesome about yourself, but it also helps you in the chip department too.  However, the only thing greater than stealing blinds from opponents is [...]

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The Turn in Omaha

Those who are used to playing Texas Hold’em commonly think of the flop as the most crucial moment in the game.  After all, this is where players find out if they actually have a drawing hand (or possibly even made hand), and also when others will get out of the way because the flop did [...]

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How to control a Poker Hand

Players talk about controlling poker hands all of the time and for good reason too since it gives people an enormous advantage over their opponents.  When you control a pot, you avoid making too many mistakes yourself and maximize the amount of mistakes that your opponents will make.  Of course you need to keep a few [...]

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Using the Past to better your Poker Game

Most poker players are stuck in the moment of the game they are currently in.  And I certainly can’t blame a person for playing like this since you have to do a lot of studying and observing of opponents in order to outplay them.  But you’ve also got to focus on the future and getting [...]

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