Learning Poker Lingo

Learning Poker Lingo

You are new to poker. You finally sit down at a serious game, be it online or in a bricks and mortar casino. Much to your dismay and embarrassment, however, you discover that you have no clue what these people are talking about at all. What does he mean, the pre flop? What board cards? Are you playing a board game? Is this a bad dream? (more…)
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What is a Blocking Bet?

What is a Blocking Bet?

A blocker bet or blocking bet is when you make a small bet when you are first to act just to see what the next card is without putting in too much money into the pot. When you make a blocking bet, your opponent will most likely not make a big bet or raise and just call. Doing a blocking bet helps you prevent other players to make big bets...
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Poker Tips

Poker Tips

Following is a rag-tag grouping of important lessons to learn in the realm of poker. They cover things from bluffing, avoiding sending tells, the concept of a free card and much more. (more…)
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Poker Common Sense Approach

Poker Common Sense Approach

Some of the best poker strategies to which you can subscribe are actually the simplest. They are common sense strategies, if you will. At the onset, they may seem incredibly self explanatory, they may even seem almost painfully obvious and, indeed, they are. But you would be amazed at how many people need to be told about the little common sense strategies we will be discussing in the next few...
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Blackjack Strategies When Dealer Has 17

Blackjack Strategies When Dealer Has 17

In the game of blackjack, the dealer draws their cards based on the rules that have been defined for that particular variation. As you probably know, the actual rules can vary greatly depending on the casino you play at. However, there is one thing that often remains the same regardless of the variant, and that is the rule which calls for the dealer to stand on a hard 17. (more…)
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What is the Game of Poker Dice?

What is the Game of Poker Dice?

Poker dice is a relatively new game where players aim to tally up the most points by forming poker hands with five poker dice. While this game is straightforward and simple, it can take some time for the new player to master. However, it can be done, so here is brief rundown on what you need to know. General Rules Poker dice is a game that sees two players competing...
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