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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...

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...

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