Satellite poker tournaments have become a cornerstone of the poker world, revolutionizing how players gain entry into prestigious poker tournaments and contributing significantly to the growth of the game. This article delves into the nature of satellite tournaments, their importance, historical development, and their impact on the poker industry, all with a focus on where […]

If you’ve never played poker, you might think it is a game for gamblers. I used to think the same. However, poker is a rather complex game. In poker, a good hand can only take you so far. Playing poker without bluffing is only playing half the game. While it may seem sensible for beginners […]

In your quest to master multi-table tournament (MTT) poker, you’ll encounter a rich tapestry of strategic concepts, with mathematical comprehension being a key thread that ties it all together. To stand tall in the competitive arena of poker and stay a step ahead of your adversaries, you need to keep sharpening your skills, refining your […]

The title of this article implies that you are already a tournament player who understands the difference between cash games and tournament poker. You are here to discover ways to improve and achieve the ultimate goal of winning in tournament poker. So, if you are new to multi-table tournaments (MTT) poker or have been playing […]

Satellites

Poker presents an alluring prospect – a minimal investment in a tournament could potentially turn into a colossal win. Time and again, we’ve witnessed this tale of underdogs rising through the ranks via satellite tournaments. With an entry fee of just $1 or $2, they have managed to secure a position in significant events, walking […]

A professional poker player is a player who can pay either all or the majority of their bills and expenses with their winnings from the poker table. For this reason, many of the best and most intelligent professional poker players have realized the need to create multiple income streams from the game. These players supplement […]

Once you have played poker long enough, particularly at micro or low buy-in stakes, you will come across a player who, for whatever reason, wants to try and bluff at every other pot. We call this type of player a ‘maniac’ or ‘aggro fish.’ To be able to properly defend against this type of player […]

Once you’ve been playing poker for a while, or been studying, learning and practicing the game, you will invariably have been in a situation where you are sitting with a flush draw. In these situations, sometimes in an important spot, you are faced with a difficult decision. Regardless of when you find yourself with a […]

Before I begin this article, I want to emphasize that poker is a long-term game. While it is true that luck plays a role in the outcome, luck only affects the outcome in the short term. Furthermore, a player’s success, or failure, in the short term does not have any bearing on determining their skill […]

When you first start playing poker as a hobby, you do not give much thought to the money you are using for your starting cash. This doesn’t mean you do not want to win, just that most people see the money as being used for entertainment. As you become more serious about the game and […]

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