I still can’t believe I’ve been cashing in on poker tournaments every year for fifty years. When you make poker your life for more than half a century, you make it a very exclusive club. I have to admit, playing poker for a living has cost me my personal relationships; just ask my five wives. […]

To those of you who have read my columns for years, you know I remain apolitical. So what I’m going to write is not political commentary in any way but a simple example of how you can get numbers to say whatever you want. If I ask someone if we generally have Democrats or Republicans […]

Use Hold’em Alerts. This requires a multi-walk pot (three or more opponents calling a raise) and no further raises to pay to see the flop. Note: You can perform back raising when you are holding a hand made preflop (AA, KK, or QQ). In that case, your raise will be a value bet intended to […]

How could a player deal with this situation had he found himself in the current tournament which the “pros” monopolized? One idea is to play tickets with longer odds because big purchases don’t reduce your chances of winning that many prizes visit ARTAPOKER. Why is this true? If you are playing seven spots for $ […]

Our previous column on scare cards focused on situations where a scare card could benefit your opponent – not you. You just worry when the card is distributed on the board. Example: once the Kings are dealt, you may be far ahead until Ace falls on his turn. We discuss the best way to handle […]