Online Poker Strategy

If I Could Be Like Ike

August 2014

Isaac Haxton gets around … and around … and around Isaac Haxton has consistently taken on the best poker has to offer in both high stakes online cash games and the biggest buy-in tournaments in the world — and few can match the scope and breadth of his success. “If you host it, I will [...]

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The Fight … 10 States for ’15

July 2014

Potential Candidates for Online Legalization We still have roughly a half a year to go before 2015 is upon us, but legislative bodies around the country are starting to fold their hands when it comes to online gambling expansion this year. The best shot for online gaming expansion in 2014 was in California, but that [...]

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Making Moves … The Value of Position In PLO

July 2014

Know where you stand Given the state of the games and availability of poker training out there, I’m assuming practically everyone reading this doesn’t need to be told that being in position (IP) is good, and being out of position (OOP) is bad. I don’t know about you, but that seems too general for me, [...]

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Tournament Poker Edge … Making the Leap – Becoming a Professional Poker Player

July 2014

If you’re reading this magazine, chances are you’re pretty into your poker. You’ve probably been playing for a while, taking an interest in the game, and learning as much about it as possible. Maybe you play pretty regularly, and maybe you’ve had some success — some good tournament results or a solid win rate in [...]

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Big News … Game Changer

June 2014

Online Poker Industry Turned on Its Head Following Sale of PokerStars In the 16-year history of online poker, there are only a handful of events that have been significant enough that they are worthy enough of being written down in the annals of online poker history. That short-list has now grown by one after the [...]

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The Fight … The Big Secret

June 2014

U.S. Online Poker Industry Is Suffering From Poor Customer Awareness. Is the WSOP the Answer? Licensed online poker rooms in New Jersey and Nevada have been forced to deal with a multitude of issues during their first year of existence. Some of the issues like the continued presence of unlicensed competitors were foreseen, and others [...]

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The Stakes: Selling Action

June 2014

Selling action is an integral part of the poker industry, and it comes in three main forms: piece buying/selling, swapping of action, and long-term staking. In this article, I will focus on the ins and outs of buying and selling pieces. I will also discuss to a minor extent the practice of “action swapping” in [...]

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