Author: Isabel

The Importance of Poker Position

One of the most important phases of this legendary game is poker position. Even some of us more experienced players forget to think about playing position at the poker table. If you are not aware of what position is or what I am talking about then you definitely need to keep reading. If you do know what I am talking about; read it anyways to remind yourself. What is Poker Position? When you play, each player at the table is a specific “position” each hand. The ideal poker position starts with the player left of the dealer and goes...

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Hollywood Poker Review

The first and most obvious point one must make when writing about Hollywood Poker relates to the ‘celebrity-factor.’ Along with rivals Celebrity Poker, Hollywood Poker has apparently cornered a novel and interesting niche market here in that they claim to attract a regular stream of celebs to their tables. It is, of course, easy to be sceptical about such claims, but when one plays for a while at Hollywood Poker, it becomes apparent that their claim would appear to be true. ‘Mimi Rogers has just logged in,’ declares the lobby in bold, red font, to which there are audible – ok,...

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Golden Tiger Poker Review

Golden Tiger Poker is part of the PokerRewards group of online poker rooms, a network which includes Captain Cooks Poker, Virtual City Poker and PokerRewards Poker itself. Each of the four poker rooms operates on the PrimaPoker network, which has a shared playing pool of around 500,000 members.The PokerRewards rooms are interconnected in that they share a reward scheme: if, say, a player earns reward points at Golden Tiger Poker, he/she may cash them in at Virtual City Poker and vice-versa. Reward points are earned at the ratio of between 25-300 points per 100 raked hands, depending on the amount...

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Golden Palace Poker Review

Golden Palace Poker is the poker arm of Golden Palace Casino, and operates on the Tribeca Tables Network, a network which includes Doyle Brunson’s DoylesRoom. While Golden Palace Casino is renowned for its eccentric publicity stunts (remember the tattooed lady and the first casino in space?), its poker room is much more down to earth, as it were, and its players are treated not to fantastical hype but to the sort of pure-poker promos today’s ambitious online poker players appreciate. Aside from the inevitable WSOP qualifying package ($12,500 prize), Golden Palace Poker is currently running qualifying series’ for the European Poker Classic which takes...

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Texas Holdem Poker Tournament Strategy Overview

A solid Texas Holdem poker tournament strategy is exactly what you need if you are going to win the most prestigious poker tournament in the world. The main event of the WSOP consists of Texas Holdem. While it is important to learn all of the other games as well, this is the bread and butter of poker tournaments. All of the other games are going to seem like a joke compared to the $10,000 Buy-In at the WSOP for the Texas Holdem Main Event. Phase 1: Early Levels The biggest problem with a poker tournament is that you are...

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