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  • Poker Information Websites

Top 5 Poker Information Websites

There is a lot of poker information out there. Various sites cover poker news, update tournament results, or offer poker strategy, products, and services. The problem is, search engines don’t do a great job of helping you separate which poker information sites have reliable information and which ones are just trying to grab page views.  […]

By |April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Brilliant Bluffing

James ‘SplitSuit’ Sweeney on Brilliant Bluffing

Want to work more bluffs into your game? How about taking it a step further and mastering brilliant bluffing?

A lot of players are adequate at pulling off basic bluffs, but only a few can say that they are truly good at bluffing.  Well, APT pro SplitSuit Sweeney is coming to the rescue. SplitSuit is offering […]

By |April 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • World Series of Poker Highlights

2018 World Series of Poker Highlights

The televised schedule for this summer’s 49th annual series in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suites Hotel is out. While I am always eager to see the World Series of Poker schedule, it is unlikely that I will be able to attend. But I always like to see what I will be able to experience vicariously. […]

By |March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|4 Comments
  • Alex Fitzgerald

Alex Fitzgerald Shares “Poker’s Most Important Thing”!

Have you ever wanted to know what is truly critical to tournament poker success? I know I could use that!

Do some people just have more “talent” than others or can anyone be a successful poker player with enough practice? Once again, I’m rooting for the practice side of the fence.

We can all learn some of […]

By |February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • button ante

The Brilliance of the Button Ante

When visiting the Playground Poker Club  outside Montreal last week, I played in a tournament which employed a button ante. The button ante has appeared on the radar recently, so I thought I would share my experience with it.
What is a Button Ante?
When a button ante is used, the player on the button pays the […]

By |January 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|6 Comments
  • PokerGo

The Ups and the Downs of PokerGo

Last summer, hoping to see more of the WSOP Main Event, I signed up for a year of PokerGo. I want to love it. I really do. But I have to admit that my experience thus far with PokerGo has been mixed. The necessity of an outlet such as PokerGo is obvious. Ever since Black […]

By |December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • tavern poker

Tavern Poker Leagues

If you live far from a card room in a state without legal online poker, you may still have access to a tavern poker league. Tavern poker leagues allow you to fit in poker practice at little cost (there is no entry fee, but generally purchase of food or alcohol is expected by the host tavern). […]

By |November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • Poker bookshelf

5 Best Poker Books of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close (and Christmas comes up fast), we thought that we would share our 5 best poker books to be published this year.
From Vietnam to Vegas!: How I Won the World Series of Poker Main Event by Qui Nguyen and Steve Blay worked together to write an incredible account of the 2016 Main […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Top 4 US Online Poker Sites in 2017

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 |September 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding Focus for Your Poker Game

Last month I was watching the WSOP Main Event final table and noticed at one point that at least four of the remaining players were chatting, had eyes glued to their phones, or were otherwise dividing their attention. These guys were playing the game of their lives and were not focused on the game!

This made me think […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments