Nervous about playing poker in a real casino? Have no fear! Our three-part series will teach you about cardroom etiquette, where to buy chips, and how to avoid looking like a newbie. You’ll be check-raising that table bully in no time!
In part 2 of this series, we'll teach you how to enter a poker room cash game, where to sign up, where to buy chips, tipping, whether you need a player's card, and what stakes to play at.
Are you nervous about entering a poker tournament for the first time? In part 3 of this series, we'll teach you how to enter a cardroom tournament, finding your table, tournament etiquette, and more.
Need to brush up on whether a Straight beats a Flush or Quads beat a Full House? Memorize them all with our printable poker Hand Order Guide.
One aspect of the game of No-Limit Hold’em that causes beginning players much grief is deciding which hands to play and which hands to dump. Given that well over half of your profitability in NL Hold’em is based on hand selection alone, we have developed these charts to help you better determine whether to play or fold.
Wondering why the guy to your left keeps saying “Straddle”? Confused about whether you need to turn your cards over when you call an all-in? Read the rules for playing cash poker here.
Want to host a home game but don’t want to lose all your friends in the process? Preserve those friendships with our recommended set of House Rules.
Thinking about entering your first tournament, but don’t know what a “dead button” is? Our Rules of Tournament Poker will ensure that you don’t go astray. Feel confident about your game and stay focused on making that final table! Includes a printable sheet of rules for home poker tournaments.