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A little bit of discipline

Life in the Streets By Vincent Olmos This time of year brings some of my favorite events. Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) marks the start of the religious fast known as Lent...

On the edge of extinction

Prop Tales By Bill Patty For more than 10 years now I have worked to be the best poker player and poker prop that I can be. For the last three-plus years I have shared...

Learning to fold: a WPT illustration

By Jonathan Little While I feel like I have a fairly solid grasp on how to play fundamentally sound poker, I have found that I have been calling a bit too often with...

There’s room in the game for everyone

Life in the Streets By Vincent Olmos On Wednesday, Dec. 18, I was fortunate to attend the Sacramento Bureau of Gambling Control’s workshop hearing on proposed changes...

The fine art of folding

Prop Tales by Bill Patty On several occasions, someone has asked to sit behind me to learn and see how I play. The average amount of time they sit there is somewhere...

Maximizing marginal hands

By Jonathan Little I recently had the pleasure of traveling to Prague for both the World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour events. Compared to the players in the United...

Always look on the bright side

Life in the Streets By Vincent Olmos It’s been a heck of a month for poker. All the poker media outlets have been all-in reporting on the Mike P. scandal. In many...

Don’t be afraid to go for full value

By Jonathan Little The following hand took place early in Day 1 of the $3,500 buy-in Borgata Poker Open WPT main event. I was pleased to find myself at a table that...

Re-energize your poker game

By Bill Patty When I got back from this year’s trip to Las Vegas and the World Series of Poker, I felt like a better poker player. Playing against some excellent...

10 years and counting

Prop Tales By Bill Patty If I were to write a poker book, the title would be, “How to Enjoy Poker and Make a Buck.” I have tried to do both for the last 10 years as...

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