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………….. for the Memories etc.

June 20th, 2016 2 comments

Occasionally, someone says thanks for blogging something or other — not often mind you.  But, this will warn you about the civil penalties associated with such kindness. Read more…

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Tools of the Trade

December 7th, 2015 1 comment

Tools of the Trade

What You Can Use to Improve Your Play

by Paul Nirenberg Read more…

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Online Poker in the United States Where We Are Now

November 19th, 2013 3 comments

How Poker First Became Popular

The game of poker was being played in the U.S. long before computers, iPads, and smart phones were ever invented, in fact long before anyone reading this article was even born. That is not to say that poker was always legal. The game’s colorful history includes the completely unregulated versions that were a common occurrence on the riverboats on the Mississippi waterways back in the 18th century and in the notorious saloons of the Wild West in the 19th century. Read more…

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Online Poker: Different Types of Tilting and How to avoid them All

September 19th, 2013 3 comments

Ouch. Your pot-sized bet on the back of Aces has just been called by King-rag and the fish somehow landed trips. That’s poker right? Read more…

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March 30th, 2013 1 comment

There is nothing like a sense of community.  Sadly, it isn’t happening on my street.  One place I did find community, strangely enough, was when I started playing poker.  I started at PokerRoom and they had an active forum and chat active on the game choice screen.  In this day of tweets and Facebooking, I still think a forum is the more traditional community. Read more…

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The Difference Between Good and Great Poker Players

February 1st, 2013 3 comments



Many poker players may find that their profits at the tables simply aren’t enough relative to the amount of work they put in. They spend tons of time reading books, watching training videos, and discussing hands with other players, but STILL find themselves basically breaking even, or even losing. Read more…

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And The Winner Is

November 2nd, 2012 3 comments

No red carpet.  More like a guy from an alley saying, “Pssttt, hey bud.” to the poker community.   And, not a very sophisticated con either.  You can see the drool and the grab for your wallet is pretty obvious. Read more…

Common Poker Mistakes

May 18th, 2012 5 comments

If you play poker often enough, you’ll soon learn that there are mistakes people make frequently that make you wonder what planet they were on while playing. I’m going to list the more glaring ones, and if you spot anything you do in this list – stop doing it at once, because all you’re doing is preventing yourself from playing better. Read more…

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The World’s best gambling cities

March 20th, 2012 2 comments

The world’s best gambling cities

With great sites like on the internet for gamblers to try their skill and luck at all times of the day and night, it is sometimes easy to forget the excitement of some of the great cities that offer stunning gambling opportunities across the world. Here are just a few that aficionados of the gaming tables may love to visit, both to have a great time and to walk away with potentially huge winnings. Read more…

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June 28th, 2011 3 comments

The top of the main page always showed an offer to rent the banner space.  Happily that has happened.   Very timely as the ads that were text ads on the sidebar expired.  The blog isn’t one meant to be a revenue source.  I could have stayed longer with PokerWorks. Linda was great but I was a burnout there. They let me write about anything I wished but there were self imposed constraints that were leaving me with the feeling I couldn’t any longer contribute to the site’s success. Read more…

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