The Macabre Tale of the Dead Man’s Hand, or How to Play Eights & Aces When You’re Dead With wits as oxygen tanks and imagination our sole anchor to the now, we’re back for another deepdive into history’s dirty mirror. This time, we’re taking the scenic route via Deadwood Territory, Dakota, where we’ll investigate the
Biggest Live Poker Scandals
Introduction Nothing excites like a scandal. A Scandal in Bohemia for Mr Sherlock Holmes. A scandal in the tabloids, ever a favourite of gossiping masses. Scandal is a primordial element, like fear and creation itself; we can trace scandal’s history to antiquity with shamed Roman aristocrats and before them, disgraced Etruscans, embarrassed Greeks, scarlet Assyrians
Mindset Hacks: Poker Psychology
Hello again, From tracking softwares to guidebooks to observation and careful study, improving your graphs in the post-net world is easier than ever before. A hundred years ago if you wanted to improve your EV you had to sneak out the bedroom window, rappel down the house, make your way to the smoky tavern on
A Brief History of Poker
Unlike a history of poker in briefs, thoroughly covered in our strip poker dressdown, this will be a compendium as concise as the facts and tugged strands permit. Regular readers will have already noted my penchant for the past. Even in the Omaha strategy articles I like to digress into historical dreamscapes. After all, he who
What are the Single Biggest Poker Winnings Ever?
Hello everyone. Back from the brink with another eye-beer for you to down, then shake your head and shout ‘God, these are good.’ This week, we’re talking winning. Charlie Sheen style. Tiger blood. The warrior’s prize. Victory is glory is victory is glory. Online searches yield numerous results for the single biggest poker win ever.
Omaha Poker Strategy
When I checked the content schedule to find our next outing was down the gold paved road of Omaha, my heart leapt for the fortuitous coincidence of it all. Just as we follow that winding yellowbrickroad to June’s $100K Omaha fest, what could be more useful to our delightful Omaholics and would-be ordained Omaha Omukama than
Is online poker rigged?
Hello again. Is online poker rigged? The million dollar question. Anyone person positive poker is controlled behind-the-scenes by shady corporate entities who turn on or off the ‘win’ button to further personal vendettas don’t need to ask – their minds are already mind up. If, like me, your inner skeptic trumps that tinfoil hat wearing
Horses Before Hold’em: Stud Poker
We’re back with another poker ponderance. This time it’s a Stud Poker deep-dive, talking rules, strategies and all the basics you need to start playing successfully. You might see the name and immediately think it’s horse related right? It’s not…. BUT WAIT *gasp* Does it involve racehorses? Just maybe! During my research I stumbled upon a presumably
Fast Fold Poker Strategy
Planning isn’t easy at walking pace, doubly at triple speed (doubly at triple sounds like racing parlance), but there’s grace in quickness. Like Bruce Lee said, we must be like water. Having recently introduced Rush&Cash, our own take on the Fast-fold formula, we thought we’d give you guys a strategic head start. What is
Top 10 Richest Poker Players In The World
What makes a man rich? The quality of his furs perhaps, the speed of his stable, the noise of his retinue passing, his heart’s content, or the love given reflected backward like an afterglow. Whatever your philosophy, there’s a thousand ways to feel wealthy, having zeppelin loads of cash just happens to be the oldest,