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Top five mistakes amateur poker players make

By Jonathan Little In this article, I am going to share with you five mistakes most amateur players make on a regular basis. If you stop making these mistakes, you will...

All-in is all in a day’s work

Prop Tales The Prop Life, Part 2 By Bill Patty It’s 8 a.m. Tuesday and I have been at work for an hour. The overnight crowd leaving has outnumbered the morning crowd...

Expect a showdown playing limit

Life in the Streets Play limit Hold’em, Part 2 By Vincent Olmos In the last edition of The Cardroom I talked about the benefits of playing limit Hold’em. This may...

Checking for value

By Jonathan Little This hand I was told about from a $500 buy-in tournament clearly illustrates an important concept you must master if you want to succeed at poker....

It ain’t a friendly game — it’s war!

By Kenny Smith I saw my friend Joe get highly steamed after he folded what would have been the winning hand while playing $4/8 Omaha. The pot had over 11 big bets in it...

Failing to get value with an over pair

By Jonathan Little With the World Series of Poker well underway, I would like to share with you a hand I played in a $1,500 buy-in event last year. With blinds of...

Come on in, the water is just fine!

Life in the Streets Playing limit Hold’em, Part 1 By Vincent Olmos Limit Hold’em is a heck of a game. It’s amazing how polarized people are between loving and...

Some basics of bankroll management

By Kenny Smith This is a topic that just about every poker player has heard of, and a majority know what it is. They also know it’s something that they should be...

Ins, outs, ups, downs of being a prop

Prop Tales The Prop Life, Part 1 By Bill Patty Nearly nine years ago my friend Randy and I became poker props. We had both been teachers and were looking for something...

When it all goes right!

Prop Tales By Bill Patty You know those times when everything goes right. When your aces hold up on a regular basis and you just know your flush draws will get there....

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