What to Wear When Playing Poker

I want you to imagine you are me.

You are six feet tall and are a white male, clearly American. You have played poker professionally your entire adult life. The vast majority of your training has come from the online world.

You are about to go play an Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) event in Black Hawk, Colorado. […]

By |August 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|4 Comments
  • Straight Flush All-In Rule

Five Times the Pot All-In Rule

I wanted to give a quick report on a hand that I played at the Daytona Beach Racing and Card Club $200K guarantee event last weekend. The event featured six starting flights and a $365 buy in. Over 1,300 people showed up and they totally smashed the guarantee; the prize pool was nearly $400,000. I […]

By |July 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • Poker Downswing

Dealing with a Poker Downswing

I have survived nearly 10 six figure downswings, up to this point in my poker career. It started in 2014 when I experienced my first 100k+ downswing. My hope is that you can use some of my experience and insights to get through your own downswings now or in the future. Because…make no mistake…the downswings […]

By |July 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Las Vegas During WSOP at Night

2022 Las Vegas Trip Report

This month, I finally returned to Las Vegas for the first time in over two years. This was an unheard of amount of time to be away from a city I’ve long considered my second home. The first thing I noticed upon my return was, thankfully, that Vegas hasn’t changed much. The night view from […]

By |June 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Three Keys to Commitment in Poker

by Mike Wasserman

At the end of 2009, I committed to move into a training house to learn how to master 180 man sit n’ go’s. What did it take for me to make this decision? How could I give myself the greatest chance of success? I simply employed the three keys to commitment.

There are many […]

By |May 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vlogger Profile: PokerfaceAsh

Editor’s note: Below, you’ll find an article written by our blogger Paul Gearan, based on an interview he did with PokerfaceAsh, a popular YouTube vlogger and APT partner (I’m her biggest fan). In her most recent video, she flops a set of Jacks on her very first hand! After watching that video, if […]

By |May 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Mystery bounty tournaments

How to Crush Mystery Bounty Tournaments

Last weekend I played in a “Mystery Bounty” event at BestBet cardroom in Jacksonville, Florida. Although I didn’t cash, I thought it would be worth telling the story and talking about the optimal strategy, especially given that there is a new bracelet event at the World Series of Poker this summer (Event #68, “Million Dollar […]

By |May 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Poker Software for 2022

With both poker and technology continually evolving, poker software offerings are also continually changing. Ten years ago, there were few software options for the serious poker player. Today,  poker software packages do everything from helping with hand selection and analysis, to training with sophisticated bot simulations, to watching pros play their game. Below we share […]

By |April 14th, 2022|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Top 4 US Online Poker Sites in 2022

So you want to play online poker in the US? After Black Friday in 2011, accessible online poker in the US temporarily became a thing of the past. The going has been slow, but online poker is coming back, state by state and workaround by workaround. To be clear, we are not commenting on the […]

By |April 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Mike Wasserman

The Making of a Poker Pro

How does someone go from being broke with no prospects and $1.75 in a PokerStars account to winning the Sunday Million 6 years later?  Read on to learn about Mike Wasserman’s journey from a poker hobbyist to a world class professional…

By Mike Wasserman

In 2015, I won the Sunday Million for $145,000.  It took years of […]

By |March 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|1 Comment