Sam Houston left London in torrential rain. Less than three hours later, he had touched down in Barcelona, where it was 28 degrees in the shade. As he walked slowly down the stairs to exit the plane, Houston looked at the other travelers marching towards solid ground ahead of him. Most were still in clothes […]

Online poker has completely revolutionized the poker world. The technology brings a whole new level of convenience for players and organizers alike, so it’s easy to see why online poker is the most popular way to play. As we go further into the age of online poker, one of the most common concerns is the […]

Poker’s rich history and strategic depth combine to give it a thrilling competitive scene. Competition in poker is a core part of the game and various legends have left their marks throughout history. These players have undoubtedly, in one way or another, changed the game, not just from their tournament wins but also from their […]

An Industry First, At Least $1M In Overlay Guaranteed For Upcoming GGMasters Overlay Edition $10M total guarantee for a unique tournament starting Sunday, February 19 GGPoker today reveals details of the second iteration of its GGMasters Overlay Edition poker tournament, scheduled from Sunday, February 19.  The event costs $150 to enter and boasts a guaranteed […]

In this article we will cover the ins and outs, the pros and cons, and the ‘anything else you might need to know’ about staking players through the GGPoker client. But the first thing you may want to know is ‘what is staking’? Staking is a practice wherein two or more individuals enter into an […]

Suited connectors are versatile hands favored by many great poker players such as Daniel Negreanu, who, in combination with his great hand-reading skills, uses them to outplay his opponents. In the hands of less experienced players, suited connectors can be troublesome hands – especially when played without the appropriate stack depth or when out of […]

Some poker legends are born great. Others find their way there accompanied by 16 exotic dancers and carried shoulder-high on a litter, dressed as Julius Caesar.  The poker career of Philip Hellmuth Junior is one on its own. A singular path through the game that will never be retrodden, so unique are the footprints. From […]

At Least $10M To Be Won In GGPoker’s mini MILLION$ Tournament series to run January 15 through February 6 GGPoker today launches the latest iteration of its mini MILLION$ tournament series, running from January 15 through February 6. The series features $10,000,000 in guaranteed prizes, doubling the guarantee seen in last October’s first mini MILLION$. […]

Poker’s variety is one of its primary reasons for its popularity. It is endlessly replayable since every game is different, and if you don’t like one form of poker, you can keep trying new ones until you find the perfect one. Common choices in poker include Holdem vs. Omaha or tournaments vs. cash games. We […]

Poker is one of the oldest gambling games, with a rich history stretching back centuries. As such, it has become prevalent throughout the world and boasts a large number of dedicated players. It has become far more than just a casual pastime, and has developed a seriously competitive scene with tournaments being broadcast around the […]

Poker is a popular game for many reasons. It is simple to learn, can be played by people of all skill levels and can be played at any stakes. An important point to remember about poker is that it is not a game of chance. Despite having an element of luck, it is not defined […]

Small pocket pairs are one of my favorite hand groups in Texas Hold’em. They tend to be one of the easiest hand groups to play and are usually inexpensive to play. A small pocket pair is generally considered to be any pair between deuce and six and they all play similarly, for the most part. […]