The Donkey In The Mirror: In Defense of Novice Poker Players

New poker players are supposed to play “bad” and unprofitable poker.  And as a seasoned poker player, you are supposed to have developed the tools necessary to exploit their mistakes over the long term.  They are doing their job by playing unprofitably, so why aren’t you doing yours?  Is it possible that you don’t know how to truly exploit players’ mistakes?

Position and Yard Sales

When it comes to “position” in poker (being the last person to act, or being last to close a particular betting sequence), the information collected also include past hands, playing styles, aggression, and betting indicators, among others key factors.

Live Poker Notes: Blame The Mirror

Ever met someone who never accepted responsibility for anything that happens in his or her life?   He faces problems in life by blaming everyone and everything around him, without ever taking a moment to look inward and discover if there’s anything he might have done […]

Always Take Your Edge–Beginners

Many of our players asked us to break down the correct answer for our How Many Outs quiz.  This is a Beginners article, written in a way to help our new players understand outs and hand percentages. Our How Many Outs quiz focused on a […]

Oct 22nd Soul Food & Poker Event

What is the Soul Food & Poker Event on 7pm Thursday, October 22nd at Delectables on Fourth? It’s an event that allows us to appreciate the southern contribution to the poker landscape.  When many people think of poker, they automatically think of Vegas and Atlantic […]

Introducing Poker Concepts & Strategies

Several months ago I had an interesting debate with several poker players about position in poker.  These guys believed that the poker player that’s first to act has “position” over the other players in the hand.  In their minds, the poker player that’s first to […]

Event Day 7 Leaderboard

The FINAL Day 8 of the $500.00 Cash Give-Away starts tonight and ends tonight at 7pm @Eclipse Sports Bar on Broadway & Campbell The tournament winner of the Day 7 Event was: Paul C.   (NEW ADDITION: The person with the most tournament wins over this […]

Day 5 Results & Leader Board

Day 5 of the $500.00 Cash Give-Away Knockout challenge went great yesterday at Throwbacks Sports Bar & Grill.  We had 9 tables total for both rounds.  A lot of knockout action early on in the tournament.  Day 6 of this Event begins Wednesday at 7pm […]

Day 4 Results & Leader Board

Day 4 of the $500.00 Cash Give-Away Knockout challenge went great yesterday at Eclipse Sports Grill.  We had a lot of knockout action early on in the tournament.  Day 5 of this Event begins Tuesday at 7pm @Throwbacks Sports Bar & Grill on 1st Ave […]

Day 3 Results & Leader Board

Day 3 of the $500.00 Cash Give-Away Knockout challenge went great yesterday at Schrier’s Sports Grill.  We had 4 tables and a lot of knockout action early on in the tournament.  Three players knocked out in the first 20 minutes.   Day 4 of this […]

Day 2 Results & Leader Board

Day 2 of the $500.00 Cash Give-Away Knockout challenge went great yesterday at Throwbacks Sports Bar & Grill.  We had 4 tables and a lot of knockout action early on in the tournament. Day 3 begins Sunday at 4pm @Schrier’s Sports Grill on 6th Street.  […]

Day 1 Results

Day 1 of the $500.00 Cash Give-Away Knockout challenge went great yesterday at Eclipse Sports Bar on Broadway.  We had 5 tables of eager poker players eager to knock each other out. Day 2 begins at Throwbacks Sports Bar & Grill at 4pm sharp.  Always […]

Top Five Toughest Weekly Venues In Tucson

Poker variance and pure luck determines that any random player can enter a poker tournament and win it all.  One tournament or one win doesn’t determine a player’s true skill set.   In poker, true skill is measured over the long term, over the course of […]