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PokerListings Pulse: Unveiling the World Festival 2024, MR ChampionChips, and More!

While we were in webpage maintenance mode over the past week, we bounced back as soon as we could. Of course, all in hopes you wouldn't miss out on any…

April 17, 2024 | Melvin Schroen
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Why Do Successful Poker Players Love Solvers?

Poker solvers are an essential software designed to help you improve your poker skills and better understand of the game as a whole. But why are poker solvers needed for…

April 16, 2024 | Vasilisa Zyryanova
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WSOP 1970 – Where It All Began

It's the year 1970. Berlin is still divided by the wall, Paul McCartney announces the breakup of The Beatles, the Brazil national team becomes the world champion in soccer, and…

April 16, 2024 | Max Streltcoff
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The Festival Series: Qualify With the iPoker Network for Rozvadov 2024

The Festival Series in Rozvadov is gearing up to bring together players with all sorts of backgrounds from around the world. Mixed games lovers, Hold’em fans, recreational players, as well…

April 15, 2024 | Melvin Schroen
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888poker Micro Rollers ChampionChips Series Kicking off Today

Where other sites are relatively calm when it comes to online poker series, 888poker is the place to be today for poker fans with a lower bankroll at their disposal.…

April 14, 2024 | Melvin Schroen
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GGPoker World Festival to Return From May 5th until June 11th With $250M GTD!

One of the biggest online tournament series on GGPoker, the GGPoker World Festival, will make its return to the most popular online site in the world at this moment. Five…

April 14, 2024 | Melvin Schroen
PokerListings Weekly Recap: Week 14
PokerListings Pulse: Weekly Roundup of Results, Scams, and Heroics!

While poker players enjoy tournament poker, cash games, and travelling around the world, the poker media is right by their side, trying to let the rest of the world have…

April 8, 2024 | Melvin Schroen
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Banco Masters 2024: One of Europe’s Favourite Recreational Championships

In the heart of Bratislava, the Banco Casino once again plays host to one of the most anticipated poker events of the year – the 38th edition of the Banco…

April 6, 2024 | Melvin Schroen
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Counter-Strike Champ Griffin Benger Wins Millions at Online Poker

Griffin “Flush_Entity” Benger has won millions playing online poker but before he pocketed his first dollar, he was already used to spending long days grinding in front of a computer.…

April 28, 2012 | PokerListings Team
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The Hard Truth About Being a Professional Poker Player

There are things we wish we knew before we started playing poker for a living. To play poker full time in 2024 is challenging, even if you’re skilled – nothing…

April 11, 2011 | PokerListings Team
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In your six-max game online it’s folded to a fish who limps from the button. A regular in the small blind calls as well and you make it $14. The button calls as does the small blind. The flop comes

3
8
. The small blind checks.

What should you do?
Pot: $42
Button
$55
Check
Small Blind
$192
Your cards
Fold
1st
$230
Fold
2nd
$214
Fold
Cut-off
$214
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Poker Strategy Articles

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Deal or No Deal? How to Make a Deal at a Poker Final Table

When you make the final table of a large multi-table tournament, one of the most important decisions facing you may be whether or not you want to make a deal.…

November 9, 2008 | PokerListings Team
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How to Pick the Best Online Poker Games For You

When you log in to your favorite poker room, there are countless different types of poker to choose from. There are tournaments, sit-and-gos, full-ring cash games, short-handed cash games, and…

October 27, 2008 | PokerListings Team
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How to Increase Your Aggression (The Right Way) in Poker

Take a look at all of the top-earning poker pros in the world. The most common trait among all of these players is their hyper-aggressive style of play. Even the…

October 21, 2008 | PokerListings Team
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How to Avoid Making Bad Bluffs in Poker

There is nothing more rewarding for a pro than calling down an amateur making a bad bluff; and there’s nothing more upsetting to an amateur than getting called. An amateur…

October 5, 2008 | PokerListings Team
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How to Avoid the Gambler’s Fallacy in Poker

You’ve probably never heard of the gambler’s fallacy. If not, read on because if you’re not familiar with it, you’ve likely fallen into its trap and it’s costing you money.…

October 4, 2008 | PokerListings Team
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Why You Want to Play with Bad Players in Poker

One of the most familiar laments new players make is that if they only played against better players, they wouldn’t get sucked out on so much. Correspondingly, if they didn’t…

October 2, 2008 | PokerListings Team
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How to Make Simple Prop Bets at the Poker Table

As mentioned in this article, one of the ways a player can juice some action out of a table is to start some prop bets. Prop bets, short for proposition…

September 21, 2008 | PokerListings Team
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When Should I Move Up Stakes in Poker?

Everyone has heard a story of an “elite” online player making a meteoric rise up through the stakes. One day he’s grinding $1/$2; the next he’s at $200/$400 and playing…

September 17, 2008 | PokerListings Team
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