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Why Sharp People Sometimes Fail At Poker

In the past few months I’ve been spending a little more time with people from the advantage gambling community. Advantage gamblers are people who win money gambling (sometimes a lot of money) playing games against the casino, in the sportsbook, at online casinos, or sometimes in other venues. For instance, they might bet sports, play […]

How To Get Very Good At Poker

Think back to a time when you knew very little about how to play poker well. Some of you may not have to stretch the imagination very far. You went to the casino. You chased big hands, you checked back value hands, you had no idea what your opponents had. What have you learned since […]

Small Stakes No-Limit Hold’em Excerpt: How Far Should Bill Go To Unbalance His Line?

Today we completed all the editing on the new e-book Small Stakes No-Limit Hold’em. This is a big milestone. The book is now final. All we have left to do is layout (basically make it look pretty) and then a final proofreading pass to make sure the prettying process didn’t break anything. Editing took a […]

Stages Of A TAG

A couple of weeks back I did a video for Stoxpoker called Stages Of A TAG. The basic idea is that I think most players go through a series of stages or realizations about no-limit as they improve their games from noob to TAG and beyond. I think these stages are worth thinking about because […]

Truly Free Poker Training

You can get FREE memberships to video training sites Stoxpoker and Cardrunners just by playing on Full Tilt. I wrote about the Truly Free Poker Training program when it was introduced a couple of months back. In the comments back then there was a little grumbling about how the program was open only to existing […]

Full Tilt Poker Will Now Pay For Your Stoxpoker And Cardrunners Memberships

Ok, this new deal is pretty sick. I’m a coach for Stoxpoker, a poker video training site. Video training is one of the absolute best ways to improve your poker play. Now you can get your Stoxpoker membership, as well as a membership at partner site Cardrunners, paid for by Full Tilt Poker just by […]

Over 100 Free StoxPoker Demo Videos Available At YouTube

Check out all the StoxPoker demo videos at YouTube. Currently over 100 demos are available, which should give you an excellent idea of what to expect when you sign up at StoxPoker. Check out this excellent video of Bryce Paradis playing heads-up $200-$400 limit hold’em. Bryce is a one-of-a-kind wonder. His videos are insane. They […]

Hold’em Pot Equity Calculator With Hand Ranges Now Supports Weights

On Monday I unveiled the new hold’em pot equity calculator that supports hand ranges. Today I added a feature that lets you weight your hand ranges, making the tool a whole lot more flexible. To weight a range, simply add a colon plus an integer between 1 and 100 after your range unit. From the […]

Holdem Equity Calculator With Hand Ranges On Noted Poker Authority

A week and a half ago, I announced that I was adding some poker simulation tools to NPA. The first tool I added was a pot equity calculator that calculates pot equity for six different games: Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha/8, Stud, Stud/8, and Razz. The downside to this tool is that you have to specify the […]

Check Out My “Ask an Expert” Q&As

I am July’s “expert” for InternetTexasHoldem.com’s series, “Ask an Expert. I’m impressed with the quantity and quality of the questions, and I wanted to share a few of the Q&As. In “How do I start over?” I outline a basic strategy for AlamedaMike, a limit hold’em player who lacks focus. With some practice and after […]