Daily no limit hold’em tournaments have seemingly unlimited structures. Among the poker rooms and casinos within a 2 hour drive from where I live in Massachusetts there are numerous options. In a given week I can find a tournament that varies on pretty much any dimension: freeze-out vs. rebuy; add on sizes; blind levels from 15 […]
Last week I read that Vanessa Rousso is putting out an album, and is apparently one of Las Vegas’ top electronica DJs. This caused me to reflect on the number of top poker players that have found success in other venues. I’m not talking about those players who moved into poker after successful careers in other games like chess […]
I love poker. Even more, I love being a woman who plays poker. I enjoy tournaments, I enjoy cash, I’ve even been known to put my money down for the insanity of a live Sit ‘n’ Go.
Given my location in eastern New England, I mainly play in a local 25 table card room. A couple of […]
A good poker book is always a gift. While I have read many that cover theory, math, and hand analysis, the ones I have found potentially most useful focus on enhancing the physical and mental approach to the game.
Recently I found myself nodding my head in hearty agreement with numerous excellent points made by Patricia Cardner and […]
Any poker player over the age of 25 (and some younger) remembers poker’s Black Friday.
On April 15, 2011 the lights went out on online poker as we knew and loved it. Some of us lost not only our in-home access to 24/7 poker, we also lost whatever money we had earned or invested in our […]
Will Kassouf was a lightning rod at the WSOP Main Event this year due to a variety of tactics he employed, including his often painful slow and deliberate play. But what really got under the skin of some players, and many viewers, was his habit of talking to opponents during hands. While some, like his […]
Hello. We are Heather Allen and Paul Gearan and we are very pleased to introduce ourselves…drum roll please…as your new Advanced Poker Training Ambassadors. We’ll be posting on this blog, helping with outreach to members and partners, and doing any number of odd jobs that the APT hierarchy deem worthy of our pay grade. We […]
Destiny. Can one really be destined to be a poker champion? As if somehow the universe requires it to be so, and free will or bad luck cannot interfere? I know it seems overly dramatic to say this, but somehow deep down, I don’t think any of us had any real doubts that Qui “Tommygun” […]
More than a month before the World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table, AdvancedPokerTraining.com (APT) was already predicting Qui “TommyGun” Nguyen to be the winner. In a series of articles published on PokerNews.com, we harnessed the power of our patented software to write computerized representations of the remaining nine players, using artificial intelligence and […]
Welcome Qui “TommyGun” Nguyen to Advanced Poker Training! If you follow poker news, you know that TommyGun is playing for $8,000,000 next week in the WSOP Main Event Championship Final Table. The “November Nine” as they are called, have been training for 3 months to prepare for this big event.
A recent article published on PokerNews.com […]