December 15th, 2009
Sunday Poker Report 12/13: Mark Newhouse Takes Sunday Million Title The December 13th edition of the Sunday majors brought interesting results, one of the most notable was the decreased registration in every one of the tournaments. Whether due to the impending holidays or the MiniFTOPS running on Full Tilt Poker…or even simply tough times in this rough economy, there were fewer players in the big tournaments this weekend.
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Playing Draws – What Are Your Options?
Playing Draws – What Are Your Options?
Playing draws is one of the toughest parts of playing No Limit Holdem poker. The question often arises in a player's head as to what they should do. Do I raise? Do I just call? Do I fold? In poker, there is almost never one certain and definite answer, but there are some things that you should be evaluating. This article is going to look at draws from three perspectives, folding, calling, and raising. Hopefully from reading this and implementing it into your game, you'll come to learn it's better to raise than call with a draw.
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Sunday Poker Report 12/6: Dutch Boyd and Adam Levy Shine on Full Tilt There are Sundays in the online poker world when the final tables are filled with new names and unknown players, but familiar pros on the tables always bring more railbirds and a bit more excitement to the action. This week, not only did Jon Turner make the Sunday Million final table, but Adam Levy made the Sunday Mulligan for the second week in a row and Dutch Boyd found himself at two final tables simultaneously - the $750K Guarantee and the $200K Double Deuce, both on Full Tilt. While none of them captured titles, it made for an exciting finish to a busy Sunday.
Jan Skampa Captures EPT Prague Title in Home Country It was one of the most popular stops on the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour, and the Hilton Hotel was the location in Prague for the poker event that would draw an astounding number of players to the tournament tables. There were more stops to go in the EPT’s sixth season, but all eyes were on Prague during the first week of December.
APPT Season 3 Wraps With Aaron Benton Claiming Grand Final Title It was the final stop on the PokerStars.net Asia Pacific Poker Tour, and the third season of the continually popular APPT was prepared to wrap at the Star City Casino in Sydney. With three starting days in the tournament area amidst other prelim tournaments, the Main Event was ready to roll.
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Sunday Poker Report 11/29: Turbo Takedown and Johnny Lodden Highlight Majors The action in the Sunday majors was exciting as always, with millions upon millions of dollars up for grabs collectively. Though all of the websites experienced solid registration numbers on the week, even UltimateBet eclipsing 1,000 players in its $200K Guaranteed tournament, it was PokerStars that saw the most growth.
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LAPT Season 3 Starts With Sulaiman Win in Costa Rica The PokerStars.net Latin American Poker Tour has gained a reputation for providing well-run poker tournaments in Latin and Central America, so when the third season of the tour kicked off in the Playa Conchal region of Costa Rica, players came from far and wide to participate in the $2,700 Main Event and various side events associated with the tour stop.
Is Fold Equity Over Rated? Poker experts and theorists around the world often talk about a concept known as fold equity and it's importance in given situations. The technical definition for fold equity is the equity a poker player gains due to their opponent folding to a bet. The layman's definition is do I have enough chips or is my bet big enough to induce my opponent to fold.
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Sunday Poker Report 11/22: Sunday Million Rules the Day With 252K First Prize As the holidays approach, numbers in some of the Sunday majors are bound to decrease as players travel to their last live tournaments of the year or choose to spend time with family and friends on holiday. But a very small percentage of the Sunday tournaments didn’t hit their guarantees, while others soar despite a relatively small dip in the numbers.
EPT Vilamoura Title Stays in Portugal with Antonio Matias It was a stop that players looked forward to for months, as the sixth season of the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour held its Portugal tournament in the beachside city of Vilamoura. And in the end, the EPT title was captured by one of Portugal’s own.
ONLINE POKER TOP10 Beginner’s Tips Fixed Limit Holdem – Part III - The Turn and The River
The Turn and The River
Now that we have covered the strategy for the first two betting rounds, we will explore the options for the last two betting rounds – the Turn and the River. How you play in these rounds largely depends on how you have played your hand so far, before and after the flop.
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ONLINE POKER TOP10 Beginner’s Tips Fixed Limit Holdem – Part II - Betting The Flop
Betting The Flop
The first betting round happens before the flop. Assuming you are playing hands according to the rules of what constitutes a premium, strong, or mediocre, etc., hand, the way you play these hands in what position is very important. If you have one of the hands you should be playing, now what do you do after you see the first three community cards (the flop)?
ONLINE POKER TOP10 Beginner’s Tips Fixed Limit Holdem – Part I - Position
Welcome to the ONLINE POKER Top 10 beginners course for strategy for Fixed Limit Texas Hold'em. Our basic but comprehensive Holdem tips will help you on your way to earning money while having fun playing Holdem poker online.
Even if you aren't aspiring to be a professional player and prefer to play poker for fun as a hobby, our articles on Texas Holdem will show you how to win at the poker table. And winning will keep you in the game and guarantee you many years of enjoyment playing the great game of Texas Holdem poker.