• 2022 WSOP

The WSOP is Back!

Last week the World Series of Poker organization announced that the 2021 WSOP will be held live at the Rio All Suites Resort and Casino this fall. The series will run from September 30 through November 23rd. While little other information was released at this time, the poker world responded with great excitement.

In addition to […]

By |April 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Advanced Aggressive Plays

Three Advanced Aggressive Plays

By Alex Fitzgerald, Featured Coach

So, you’ve been killing it at No Limit Hold’em tournaments. You’ve learned which players you can exploit, and tried out some exploitative plays. Now you’re looking for some advanced aggressive plays to round out your game.

I’m proud of you. Staying patient, paying attention, avoiding weak cold calls with short stacks, and […]

By |March 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • Open Poker Rooms in California

Open Poker Rooms in California

Many poker rooms in California are closed indefinitely, and some may never reopen. . For some rooms, it is difficult to assess whether they are open from information on their websites. Always call when in doubt. Here is the status of open poker rooms in California.

Updated June 13, 2021

500 Club Casino: Open.

Ace and […]

By |January 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Five Best Exploitative Plays

Five Best Exploitative Plays for NL Holdem Tournament Players

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 |January 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • Four Most Profitable Players

The Four Player Types you can Exploit Profitably

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 […]

By |January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Poker’s Ideal Learning Zone

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 […]

By |January 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|3 Comments
  • 2021 WSOP

WSOP Announces 2020 Hybrid Main Event

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 […]

By |November 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Mike Sexton

Farewell to Mike Sexton

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 […]

By |September 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|13 Comments
  • New Hampshire Poker

Open Poker Rooms in New Hampshire

New Hampshire poker rooms began opening in mid-June 2020. New Hampshire does not have a statewide indoor mask requirement, but some cities within New Hampshire do (e.g., Nashua) still do. Last month mask requirements and social distancing regulations were relaxed statewide.

While table size limits have been lifted, most poker rooms have chosen to keep cash […]

By |July 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Open Poker Rooms in Florida

Open Poker Rooms in Florida

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, most Florida rooms have re-opened. Most rooms started with cash games and several are offering tournaments as well.

Below is […]

By |June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|2 Comments