Many poker rooms are closed indefinitely, and some may never reopen. Some rooms that opened over the summer closed in December due to new orders of Governor and local officials in response to the increased number of cases in the state. Now fewer rooms are open. For some rooms, it is difficult […]
By Alex Fitzgerald, featured coach
So, you’re playing No Limit Hold’em tournaments, and you want to make more money. Don’t we all? It can be done, but there is a method to doing so. You need to be current with the times. Pay attention to trends. Work hard to realize where people are imbalanced so you […]
By Alex Fitzgerald, featured coach.
So, you’re playing No Limit Hold’em tournaments, and you want to make more money.
Don’t we all? There’s a method to doing so. You need to be paying attention to trends in the players. You need to be working to realize where people are imbalanced, so you can exploit them while the […]
One of the most frustrating aspects of trying to get better at anything is seeing your knowledge outpace your performance. Poker players read books, watch videos, and observe pro players and can often clearly outline profitable techniques. Yet when they put their money on the line they struggle to execute, finding that doubt, anxiety, and […]
This summer, once it was clear that COVID would prevent any sort of live World Series of Poker, the folks at the WSOP worked with GG Poker to put together a slate of online World Series offerings in the US and Europe. Notably missing from that collection was any sort of $10,000 Freeze Out […]
This weekend the poker world lost The Ambassador, the venerable Mike Sexton. Sexton passed away at age 72 from prostate cancer.
Crowning a single person as the foremost at anything generally provokes debate. However, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone in the poker community who would debate that Mike Sexton was the first person they wanted […]
New Hampshire poker rooms began opening in mid-June. New Hampshire does not have a statewide indoor mask requirement, but some cities within New Hampshire do (e.g., Nashua). And in early August, the Governor did modify the order to require masks for gatherings over 100 people. In effect, all, or almost all poker rooms then made […]
Florida was at the forefront of the movement to re-open poker rooms last spring, starting with rooms in western and northern Florida. We reviewed the initial push in an earlier post. Since then, other rooms have opened in other parts of Florida as well. Some of those, particularly in the Miami area, closed […]
Many casinos in Las Vegas opened months ago and progressively poker rooms have also begun opening. Mostly, poker rooms are offering cash games, but tournaments are becoming more common as well. As openings and safety requirements are changing frequently, please check the poker room’s website and/or call before heading out. Masks are required […]
As most states continue the march toward reduced restrictions, poker rooms around the country are starting to open. We’ll be giving you weekly updates on the open poker rooms, along with a quick summary of guidelines/practices. With things changing on a daily basis, you should check websites or call any room you […]