There are few more exciting card games than poker, which is played in clubs, bars and casinos throughout the world. Since the early 1990s, attempts have been made to develop the game for internet-based players, but it is only in the last decade that online poker has exploded in popularity. Provided below is a guide for those new to the online version of the game.
Program and Software
Online casino and bingo players might expect poker to be played via a web browser, but all of the leading sites provide software for their members. This helps to ensure the security and privacy of players. New members are typically invited to register on a website before downloading and installing the necessary online casino software.
One of my favorite plays is with strong Omaha High hands when I call the flop and reraise the turn. I do not see many players using this weapon although it is very powerful.
In which situations can you play this “calling the flop and reraising the turn in omaha high” strategy? I suggest you use it against loose aggressive players on who you have some read experience. (more…)
I do not know what you like but I am an action type of poker player. For this reason I like to play at many tables at the same time. Although many tables can provide a lot of action it is still not enough for me. I like to play many different types of poker. And sometimes the high quantity of tables definitely decreases the quality of my play. (more…)
Andy Bloch started his poker career more than 20 years ago and he won his first ever gold bracelet in the WSOP 2012, Event#7. The event had a $1 500 buy-in, 367 players and a $126 363 first price (besides the bracelet). (more…)
The blocking bet is a good weapon in poker but only if you know how to use it. There are certain situations when a blocking bet shows weakness and you can take down the pot with a reraise or bluff. (more…)
Beginner poker players often start playing poker with play money instead of real money. I do not say you have to play with your salary because it is crazy and stupid, but playing with play money does not make any sense. Even if you do not know the poker rules it is ok to try poker and have fun for 1-2 hours with play money but then it gets boring. (more…)
Nowadays there are so many poker sites on the market that new poker players have great promotion options to choose from. Many do not realize that players who do not want to change sites still have great promotion options without having to register new accounts. (more…)
This article is not going to be highly analytical but is still interesting. A very common topic among online poker players is whether the software is cheating or not? The players who lose tend to say the program cheats because they want to keep the beginner players in the game. The professionals say it does not matter what the software does because poker is about reading skills and bluffs. (more…)
It seems the nightmare is finally over for many thousands of players. PokerStars bought Full Tilt Poker and soon starts to pay back the funds of US players. Therefore PokerStars can use the name Full Tilt and all its assets. (more…)