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We need more (positive) poker players

By Bill Patty I am not preaching to the choir. I am preaching AT the choir. We need more poker players! Each year, for the last several years, the number of live poker...

Integrity in poker

Life in the Streets By Vincent Olmos Greetings, true poker degens! As you may have noticed, I like to relate poker to life as often as possible, and this issue is no...

Exploit your opponent’s tendencies

By Jonathan Little While a high amount of your profit, especially in soft or small buy-in tournaments, will come from getting maximum value from your strong hands,...

Poker clichés will always endure

By Kenny Smith Say what you want to, but some of y’all who read this know that you have either said or heard this stuff at a poker table at one time or another,...

A poker player’s wish list

Life in the Streets By Vincent Olmos For this holiday season, I’ve compiled my poker wish list that fellow players should enjoy. I have listed a little need, a little...

Leading usually does not make sense

By Jonathan Little I recently witnessed a hand in a $1,000 buy-in poker tournament that illustrates a few mistakes that many amateurs make on a regular basis. With...

Entertainment clutter

By Kenny Smith I was thumbing through a multitude of posts within the poker groups I associate with on social media and I came across a question asking poker players...

Become a better poker player

Prop Tales By Bill Patty In 2018 I became a better poker player. Do you remember that line in Rounders​ when Mike talks about being a grinder and he warns that, if you...

Always be good to your dealers

Live in the Streets By Vincent Olmos The dealer/player relationship is a fascinating thing. There are those who will swear they have a “hot” poker dealer. They will...

Promo poker for good times!

Prop Tales By Bill Patty Who doesn’t like a good promotion? I know the $4/8 players did yesterday when, on the first hand after I gave up my seat to a player, they hit...

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