• Main Event Champion Qui Nguyen

The WSOP, November Nine’s Demise, and ESPN: Where Do We Go from Here?

The World Series of Poker announced today that the Main Event will no longer have a November Nine: the full tournament will play out in full in July and television coverage will be aired on ESPN same day with a 30 minute delay. The final table will begin on July 20th and play down to […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Nick Petrangelo

The Global Poker Index Revealed.

You may be aware that Nick Petrangelo is currently sitting at the top of the Global Poker Index (GPI) ratings, but do you know why? Or what that means? Until recently the GPI was just an acronym for me.  I knew that whoever was at the top of the ratings was a good player, but good […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • WSOP Money Pile

Secrets of the World Champions Seminar

Advanced Poker Training has just announced that we will be hosting a full-day, intensive poker training seminar featuring Qui “Tommygun” Nguyen, Jonathan Little, Scotty Nguyen, and Scott Clements at the Rio this summer during the WSOP. These four players have over $33 Million in combined lifetime winnings, along with numerous WSOP bracelets and cashes. Qui […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Bankroll Management

6 Key Bankroll Management Strategies

Profitable poker is a lot of work. One of the the most commonly ignored poker skills is in the basic financial management of play. Although most good introductory poker books include a section on bankroll management,  a quick discussion with other players indicates that very little attention is payed to money management by the non-professional player.

Assuming you […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Should I Care About the Rake?

There has been a lot of talk recently about Poker Stars’ rake increase, and particularly Daniel Negreanu’s controversial stance that the increase is a good thing for the game (spoiler: he says it will keep the pros away, which is good for the recreational player). So, what is the rake anyway? And what does it […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • Poker Tournaments

Top 3 Las Vegas Small Stakes Poker Tournaments

My wife and I were in Las Vegas for four days last week and fit three poker tournaments in between meals and more walking that my body was prepared for. Heather, my wife and co-conspirator on this blog, and I had played in the Venetian and Aria daily tournaments last year, and believe that these two rooms offer some […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|9 Comments

Blind Stealing Like A Ninja

Stealing the blinds in is an essential skill that is neglected by many players. Today we are looking at how Blind Stealing works and why it is so important.
By |April 11th, 2017|Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate|2 Comments

Top 10 iPhone Poker Training Apps for 2017

One of Advanced Poker Training’s most popular posts covers the Top 10 iPhone Poker Training apps.  This week, we have reviewed and refreshed the information for those apps that still exist from that list and included three new apps that weren’t around in 2015 when the post was first written.

Top 10 iPhone Poker Training Apps for […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Poker tip jar

Tipping Points

The highly anticipated grudge match between Cate Hall and Mike Dentale has now spun off a new controversy because apparently no one initially tipped the dealers. Now, this particular event muddied the waters of responsibility because it was a charity event. James Guill covers the nuance well in the linked article, so I won’t go […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Top 6 Creature Comforts of an Ideal Poker Room

Poker rooms vary substantially in how they cater to the comfort of players. The venues themselves range from plush card rooms in casinos, to dedicated poker clubs, to smaller charity card rooms, and underground rooms. Each has its own unique set of features and services. Some have nice wide tables, ample space to walk around, and good lighting. […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|8 Comments