Zynga Stakes vs. Real Money Poker – What Do You Play?

Zynga Stakes With Real Money

Zynga Stakes vs. Real Money Poker Since real money online poker is currently not regulated in many countries, more and more former real money players are experimenting with Zynga Poker – The Biggest Play Money Site in The World. A common question amongst these new Zynga players is how good is the average Zynga Player? Is it actually a good practice for real money poker games down the road to grind Zynga Poker. To answer that question we should

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She Believed, She Could So She Did: Meet Pratibha Arya- The Young Gun Of Poker.

Meet The Snowballer of Poker “Pratibha Arya” Please share your journey with poker. Too early to speak about it, it’s still a long way to go. What is your long-term planning with poker? I’m going to continue playing poker game as a player and keep moving up the stakes as my bankroll grows. I might venture into the other aspects of poker when the possibility presents itself. What are your thoughts about the WSOP 2019 sprint? I don’t look

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Learn Poker Playing Style In 300 Seconds

Poker Playing Style Learn The Basic Overview In Less Than 300 Seconds Poker Playing Style is one of the cool things about poker, we all play the game slightly differently. You could say we each have our own signature style.  In fact most of your profit and poker comes from identifying what style your opponent is playing, while at the same time preventing him from identifying the style that you play. When you’re seated at a 9 max table

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Poker Hand Ranking – Stay Fresh For A House Full Of Sharks

Online poker hand ranking

Stay Fresh For A House Full Of Sharks – The Ultimate Poker Hand Ranking Mnemonic So how do you remember the poker hand ranking? If you have to ask? the other players at the table, whether a Full-House beats a Flush in the middle of a poker hand, you’re actually giving away too much information about the strength of your poker hand. Never do that again! with this simple mnemonic device (it’s a memory technique to help your brain better encode

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World Wrestling Of Poker Is The Poker Cash Game Sprint Of The Year – Pocket52

What is World Wrestling Of Poker about? Indian poker space is only expanding. With the increasing number of professionals making it to the poker online India platform a cash game grind for the ring game enthusiasts. This drill is designed to make the game more competitive for these players who enjoy playing in the cash game format. Know more about WWP cash game at Pocket52 Pocket52 launched its second cash game sprint on the 12th of March and is due

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The mental demands of constant and consuming competition can be big, making the mental game training a very important part of a players learning regime. Our mind has the ultimate control over everything we perform. Players deliberately train their brains to efficiently handle high-pressure situations. And those who do, come to be called ‘great players’. Nothing beats them, not even their own weaknesses. Now when we talk about poker, it is evident that the mental game is more important

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Pocket52 in an exclusive one on one with ‘siddhumoosewala’.

  Pocket52 In conversation with ‘sidhhumoosewala’. Understanding his journey from amateur to pro.   Parul: Please share your journey with poker. Siddhumoosewala: Back in 2010, I began to play poker on Zynga Poker App. Those were my graduation days. Once I got a job I started to play real money poker in 2013. Finally, in 2017 I quit my job and became a poker professional.   Parul: Which poker game type are you more fond of? Siddhumoosewala: I mostly

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An Interview With A Brilliant Poker Player At IIM Kozhikode.

And they said women can’t play poker… Pocket52 hosted a No Limit Hold’em poker tournament for the management students of IIM Kozhikode. We were honoured to interview the only female contestant who was ITM (Into The Money). Ms. Shaifali is a Management student at IIM Kozhikode and is a brilliant poker player. Let’s see what she had to say about the event and poker as a game in general. Debashish: So Shaifali what made you participate in the Pocket52

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A Paradigm Shift: The Social Image of The Game of Poker in IIM Kozhikode

Pocket52 conducted an online and offline tournament at Indian Institute of mangement IIM Kozhikode

Poker Ran Young Wild & Free on the grounds of IIM Kozhikode ‘Indian Institute of management’? The name gives a very geek like appearance. Like a place where a slew of India’s brightest minds are immersed in books and their Management Study research. But believe me, when I say, it is not true, the Kozhikode campus is not just about geeks. It’s a place for holistic development. IIM K had recently gained much attention in the media as one

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World Series Of Poker (WSOP) From Indian Binoculars 219

The 2019 World Series of Poker, Know More About This WSOP -World Series of Poker is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada USA a mega event sponsored & organized by Caesars Palace every year with an average 7000 participants every year. How much is the WSOP bracelet worth? The $50K HORSE Champion Bracelet has 91 black diamonds & 2 rubies. So What is so special about the 50th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2019? This

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What Is The Most Powerful Weapon You Hold At The Poker Table

What are poker tells? In a game of poker, Psychology and game strategy work hand in hand. One can beat at poker without the understanding of psychology but one can’t beat at poker without the understanding of strategy. What we are trying to say is that it is essential to learn the fundamentals first. But, But…on the contrary, psychology can play an important role in the major amount of profits you make from playing poker. ‘Give a man a fish

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Chip Tricks: What You Need Other Than The Game to Make Your Live Poker Less Boring?

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What do the chips in poker mean? A game of poker could be long and tedious. If you are going to sit in a live poker action for the first time, I suggest you learn a few live table tricks to feel comfortable. Get hold of some poker chip tricks. Not just that, the impression it gives to your opponents is that you are not new to this. And believe me, it is very important while play poker game

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Poker Dictionary: Learn The Important Poker Words and Lingo

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Poker A Game Of Skill If you are new in Poker Game and familiar with the poker words then this is for you. Poker is a family of card games which combines gambling, strategy, and skill. You can play online poker for real money in India. There are many websites where you can play this skill game. Equip yourself with the most important poker words. 1. What is ‘Action’ in Texas            Hold’em Poker? Is a

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Pocket52 is sponsoring ‘The Indian Poker Series’ TIPS 2019. Play the Pocket-TIPS and Win A Trip To Europe

Pocket tips with poket52. WIn a trip to europe

The Indian Poker Series (TIPS) 2019 Speak poker as well as you play it. Poker is a game that combines gambling, strategy, and skill. If you like to play poker with real money online or offline then you must know poker series TIPS 2. A few months from now the famed poker series TIPS 2 is launching in Rozvodov, The Czech Republic, Europe. After making a stunning debut in 2018, The Indian Poker Series opened gates for the Indian

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Pocket52: The New Age Poker Platform.

Pocket52: The story of the first cry. I am sitting and writing this right where it all started. The Bangalore based startup Pocket52 was built in a back room. The technology of the first Indian cryptographically secure RNG was deciphered right here. We call it RNG+. For the first time, Lava Lamps were summoned to India not for lighting up the rooms but to build this technology. This became the backbone of Pocket52. When we’ve put nights and days

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The Online Poker Innovation: The Evolution Of Random Number Generation RNG Technology


Why is Everyone Talking About RNG aka RNG+? When I started playing real money poker online, I was nervous. Of course, my money was at stake. My heart skipped a beat when I was about to finalise my first deposit. How Does The Playing Card Distribution Work in Online Poker? If Its Online Poker, Will I Get My Money Back? Is Their Random Number Generation (RNG) Technology Equipped To Handle Any Kind of Infiltration? How did RNG+ Make An

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Pineapple Poker and The Crazy Pineapple Poker : The Home Game Friendly Poker Variants

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Learn about the variation of poker called Pineapple Poker If you’ve had too much of the same old Texas Hold’em, maybe its time you try the very exciting variation of poker called Pineapple Poker. Pineapple poker has three different variations: pineapple, crazy pineapple, and crazy pineapple hi/lo 8 or better. Pineapple poker is very similar to Texas Holdem. So it is important that you be savvy with the rules of Texas hold’em first. There is also another poker variant called

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Short Deck Hold’em Poker or 6+ Hold’em: The Quick Paced Poker Game

Stripping the Deck for Short Deck Hold'em Poker

Exploring More about Short deck Holdem with 52- card For gameplay of Short Deck Hold’em Poker the 52 Cards Deck is Stripped-down to a deck of 36. All cards deuce to fives is discarded to make a deck of total of 36 cards. With this deck, there is an alteration in the hand rankings from that of No-Limit Hold’em. Not just that the game dynamics also drastically move. Where and when did they strip the deck? The game of short

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Learn The Very Interesting Poker Game of 2-7 Triple Draw: An Introduction

best hand in 2-7 triple draw

How to Play 2-7 Triple Draw Poker? I am sure 2-7 triple draw poker will intrigue you most. Here’s why… In Brief You will find many different types of poker game which are played online and offline. If you have learned and aced all the other poker games. You sure are ready for an advanced offline & online poker game type with the all fancy upside-down hand rankings and much to stimulate your poker skills. The agenda in 2-7

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Seven Card Stud: The Then Popular Poker Game

Let me begin with telling you that, this is a great place to start learning the various types of poker games. And you are about to learn the seven card stud poker. Poker is a family of games with a certain common denominator. The betting, the dealer, the blinds and a little more. You can play poker online with real money. Right before Texas Hold’em poker took off not many years back, the poker game of seven card stud

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The famous Poker Scams

Famous Poker Scams

It does not take any less to cheat in a game of cards. One must use all their might to get past people, anxiety, calculations, and risk. Poker ‘Scams’ is an interesting shade of the poker world. We’ve all come across friends who’ve taken us for a ride in a casual game of cards. But when real money is at stake the gravity of the outcome is on another scale. Similar is the state in the game of Poker.

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The Next Poker Game you want to learn: Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO)

How To Play Pot-limit Omaha (PLO) In Pot Limit Omaha every player is dealt four cards; the gameplay is exactly like Texas Hold’em.   Like Texas Hold’em, In Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) there’s a – Button – A Small-Blind – A Big-Blind – & Four Betting Rounds The difference with Omaha of-course is you’re going to have nine cards and they are – 4 Hole Cards – Flop – Turn – & River You can only use two from your

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The Basic Theory Of Cash Games a.k.a Live action games 

The cash game is the basic format of poker gaming. They are the kind of games which people are playing in every clubhouse and casual party site. Let’s get acquainted with the basics of the poker cash game. Cash games are also called live action games. They are a very stimulating format of the game of poker. In a cash game, people deal in ‘real’ chips and are playing with their money at stake. The live action games or

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The Practical Theory Of Poker Tournaments

Understanding Poker Tournaments. Let’s get to understanding the poker tournament format of sporting poker. They are usually the favorite of the players who are improving their game or are in their growth patch. However the basics remain the same, the format differs much. In a tournament fondly called ‘Tourneys’, there could be as many as 2 players on a single table, too many hundreds of participants playing on multiple tables. The winner of the tourney is the person who

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Poker and People Psychology: Understanding The Game Essentials


Poker Psychology more rightly poker and people psychology… Are essentially next to the rules of the game itself. Prima facia poker seems to be a game of cards, and merely on the surface, it is. However, one is not required to dive deeper to realize, that poker is not just a game of cards, it is a game of people and their behavior. Behavior that results from the situations that shape upon the table during a grind. Let’s see… so the player

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This is how Texas Dolly evolved the game of Poker

Doyle Brunson It is easy to understand the nature of something or in this case ‘someone, once we know their origins, where they are coming from… We are talking about The poker legend Doyle Brunson. He fancied the game of basketball too much to want to become a professional and believe me, you, he was ‘goooood’. But his injured knee rained on that dream. He began to play poker and stuck around because it paid his bills. Very soon

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Hand Rankings: Your First Bit In Learning Poker

Poker Hand Rankings

  Poker Hand Rankings: Your First Step in Understanding The Game Of Poker. When advancing in poker, it is a prerequisite to understand which hand holds over another. But knowing the hand ranks is basic. What follows is developing the intelligence to gauge the opponent’s possible set of hands and placing them in a range. We will get there soon. In the present day, Poker is all Hold’em. So we will begin with contemplating the ranks for NL Texas

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Story of Online Poker: A Digitally Invasive Card Game.

Poker Online

Early Days of  Poker Just like most new things, particularly on the Internet, the history of online poker had a very inconsequential beginning. Initially, not many took notice of the presence of the game online. It roots back to the very early days of ‘unlimited potential for design and technology’. Online Poker survived the decade of political defilement and corruption. Scarcely any new businesses or industries survive as long as a decade, let alone the two decades’ poker has reached

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Sporting The Game POKER : What should you stake to be a helluva poker player.

What do you think, is the foremost requirement for sporting the game of poker? Is it the rules of poker? Is the theory of the game? Or it wagering on the table? Is it the shuffling of the deck? or what? Rules and words can be located in books. These are merely the components, like those building blocks. But what you construct your game around, is essential, a set of virtues- Poker requires one to be holistically developed to succeed

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Shape of The Best Poker Site Online For Real Money Gaming.

Best Poker Site In Time

It is 2018, which means Poker has been successful online for two whole decades now.  20 successful year of an industry and rampant growth calls for a celebration. Especially by those websites who have proved to be the best poker site of their time put their time, innovation and resources in it. The sport picked up popularity quite seamlessly. Ever wonder what it takes to make something like poker catch the spotlight and gain familiarity. And by ‘Like Poker’ I mean a game that is

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Phil Hellmuth: Or You Can Fondly Call Him The ‘Poker Brat’.

Phil Hellmuth: Professional Poker Player

Phillip Jerome Hellmuth Jr. a.k.a Phil Hellmuth was born in Madison, Wisconsin on July 16 of 1964. He has won fifteen WSOP bracelets and topped the Main Event of the 1989 WSOP and the Main Event of the 2012 WSOPE. He is also an inductee of the WSOP’s Poker Hall of Fame of 2007. Hellmuth has a temperamental personality and is known for it. Hence he is called the ‘Poker Brat’. Poker Achievements of Hellmuth As of 2017, his total live

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Phil Ivey: Youngest To Be In The Poker Hall Of Fame.

Phil Ivey: Professional Poker Player

"You get your chips your way, I'll get my chips mine." -Phil Ivey Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr. a.k.a Phil Ivey was born in Riverside, California. He is considered one of the best poker players in the world. Ivey is the youngest player to attain 10 WSOP Bracelets. Ivey has also won bracelets for Pot Limit Omaha from 2000 and 2005. He was the first person In 2000, to defeat Amarillo Slim heads-up at a WSOP final. His victory over

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Doyle Brunson a.k.a Texas Dolly

Doyle Brunson a.k.a Texas Dolly The Poker legend

Texas Dolly: The Legend, Doyle Brunson Doyle Brunson was born in 1933 in Longworth, Texas. He earned a Masters Degree in Business from Hardin-Simmon University. Doyle is known plays in the biggest cash games in Vegas He is twice World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion. Brunson was the first ever player to earn a $1 million bill in a poker tournament. Brunson as The Author Doyle is a not only a very famous poker player, but he

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Stu Ungar : Poker Legend With a Lightening IQ Level and a Photographic Memory

Stu Ungar Professional Poker Player

Name, Game and a Short Story of Stu Ungar (Stuart Errol Ungar) a.k.a ‘The Kid’ a.k.a Stu Ungar was born in 1953 on 8th of September. He is a Professional poker, blackjack, and gin rummy player. He is one of the two players in poker history to win the WSOP Main Event thrice. Stu is also the only person to win ‘Amarillo Slim’s Super Bowl of Poker’ thrice, which is the world’s second most important poker title of its

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Chris Moneymaker: What is the “Moneymaker Effect”?

Chris Moneymaker: The Professional Poker Player

Chris Moneymaker: Keeping up with his name, Aye! Christopher Bryan Moneymaker also called Chris Moneymaker was born on November 21 in 1975 in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. He won the Main Event at the 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP). His 2003 bag is said to have turned poker around. He happens to be the first person to become the world champion by qualifying at an online poker site. The press called it the “Moneymaker Effect.” career Moneymaker

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From pool to Poker- a brief of John Hennigan

John Hennigan: Professional Poker Player

John Hennigan was born on August 10, 1970, is nicknamed “Johnny World”. Henningan is an American professional poker player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hennigan finished at the 19th position in no-limit hold’em main event at the 1999 World Series of Poker (WSOP). He won his first bracelet in April 2002. He made it to the final table of the WSOP $1,500 seven-card stud event. He won his second WSOP bracelet in 2004 in the $5,000 limit hold’em event. Hennigan made

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Johnny Chan: The Orient Express: The Poker Player Who Inspired The Entire Asia

Johnny Chan a.k.a The Orient Express

The Orient Express: The Legendary Johnny Chan Johnny Chan was born in Guangzhou, China in 1957. He has won 10 World Series of Poker bracelets. Interestingly he won the  1987 and 1988 World Series of Poker main events consecutively. Johnny Chan has been the World Series of Poker Main Event Champion. for consecutive 1987 and 1988 Chan is known to be neck to neck with Doyle Brunson and Phil Ivey for standing second in holding for holding 10 bracelets

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Johnny Moss: The Greatest Poker Player Of His Generation

Johnny Moss: Grandfather of Poker

Johnny Moss was The Greatest Of  his time Was The Inaugural Winner Of World Series of Poker Main Event. Johnny Moss was born on May 14, 1907, and lived until December 16, 1995. Moss was born in on May 14 of 1907, in the city of Marshall in Texas. He grew up in Dallas, Texas. It was in Dallas where he learned to play poker as a young boy.     He was the first person ever to win

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Scotty Nguyen: The Story of going broke to being ‘The Prince’.

Scotty Nguyen: Vietnamese Professional Player

Scotty Nguyen: The Self-made Prince. Scotty Nguyen was born on October 28 in 1962.  He was born in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Nguyen played and dealt poker in his early 20’s in the cardrooms of Southern California.   In 1988-1989 he started playing small poker games in Las Vegas. He made his first major cash in at the World Series of Poker in 1995. He is fondly called ‘The Prince’ in the world of poker.   Scotty is a Vietnamese professional

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Billy Baxter: Man who changed the game of the game: Poker

Billy Baxter: Professional Poker Player.

Billy Baxter: Man who changed the game of the game: Poker William E. Baxter, Jr. a.k.a Billy Baxter was born in 1940 in Augusta, Georgia He has won seven World Series of Poker bracelets. At a very young age of 14, he realised his talent for pool games. He discovered poker at the age of 18. Baxter won seven WSOP bracelets. Very interestingly on a  honeymoon trip in 1975, Billy and his wife took a  detour to Las Vegas,

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Barry Greenstein: The Philanthropist Professional player

Barry Greenstein: The Philanthropist, Engineer, Poker Player. Barry Greenstein was born on 30th of December 1954 in Chicago Illinois. He is a professional poker player. Barry has won various major poker events. He won three at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and two on the World Poker Tour (WPT). Philanthropy Greenstein is known to be a philanthropist. Greenstein very often puts his poker winnings to progress his philanthropic and charitable interests. He donates the profits he makes from

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Erik Seidel : His Journey to Poker and Other Life Events

Erik Seidel : Professional Poker Player

Where Did erik seidel begin his poker journey? Erik Seidel was born in New York City on November 6 of 1959. He was a professional backgammon player in his youth. He gradually became a trader on the American stock exchange, before moving on to poker. In 1988, Seidel was runner-up to Johnny Chan in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. This was his first major Poker Tournament. This final hand was featured in the movie Rounders in 1998.

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Mike Sexton : American Professional Commentator and Poker Player

Mike Sexton: Professional Poker Player And Commentator.

Mike Sexton’s Poker Journey Mike Sexton was born on September 22 of 1947 in Shelby Indiana and is a professional poker player and commentator. He is also a member of the Poker Hall of Fame. Sexton attended the Ohio State University where he earned a degree in public recreation, Mike was also a  gymnast. He mentions with humour that he graduated in poker as he played pretty much a lot during his graduation. Mike taught classes on it in North

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Amarillo Slim and the fame that followed him in poker

Thomas Austin Preston Jr a.k.a Amarillo Slim Thomas Austin Preston Jr was born on December 31 of 1928. He lived until April 29 of 2012. Preston was fondly known as Amarillo Slim. He was known for his poker skills.   In 1972 Preston won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event following which in 1992 he was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame   Being a Rounder… Preston was a rounder, touring the United States looking for gambling

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Dan Harrington: Former Attorney And What Not Is Now a Professional Poker Player.

Dan Harrington: Professional Poker Player

Dan Harrington: Dan nicknamed himself Dan Harrington was born on December 6 of 1945 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is a pro poker player. He is known for his victory in the Main Event of the World Series of Poker 1995. Dan’s earnings include two WSOP bracelets, one World Poker Tour title, and over six million dollars in tournament cashes in his career with poker. He is an inductee of the Poker Hall of Fame. “Action Dan” is a self-chosen

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John Juanda : He Just Keeps Missing Out On The Final Tables

John Juanda : Indonesian-American Pro Poker Player

The Poker Journey Of John Juanda John Juanda was born on July 8 of 1971. He is an Indonesian-born American pro poker player. He got his MBA from the University of Seattle. Juanda was a high school athlete. But for now, let’s get wondering what Juanda just saw with those wide open eyes! Kidding! He probably just won something.   Poker achievements Juanda won five World Series of Poker bracelets. He was the Player of the year consecutively twice

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Benny Binion: The Father Of The World Series Of Poker.

Benny Binion: The American Mob Boss and Father of WSOP_

Lester Ben Binion and The Cowboy Action_ Benny Binion was born and brought up in Texas in Grayson County, northern side of Dallas. While travelling with his father, he learnt to gamble as a young boy. As he travelled with his father, the young man learned to gamble.  After his criminal days were bygones, Binion took partnership in the Las Vegas Club casino. A year later when the casino was relocated, Binion faced licencing issues. He decides to quit

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Bobby Baldwin: The Player Who Defeated The Legends on The Final Table

Bobby Baldwin a.k a the Owl, American Professional Poker Player

Bobby Baldwin: The Owl Bobby Baldwin was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1950. He is a pro poker player who was a casino employee. He won the World Series of Poker Main Event in 1978.   He was the youngest player to become a Main Event champion of his time. He was later followed by Stu Ungar in 1980, Phil Hellmuth in 1989, Peter Eastgate in 2008, and Joe Cada in 2009.   At the 1977 World Series of

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T J Cloutier : The Six Times WSOP Champion

Thomas James Cloutier a.k.a T J Cloutier

T J Cloutier: The Pro Poker player Thomas James Cloutier a.k.a T J Cloutier was born on October 13th of 1939.  He was born in Richardson, Texas. Cloutier is a professional Poker Player. As a young boy, he received an athletic scholarship for football and baseball. Through this scholarship, he took admission in the University of California, Berkeley. Thereafter he played for the Rose Bowl in 1959. Yet, later he had to drop out of the college due to

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Poker Legends: Famous Poker Players We Can Draw Inspiration From

Famous poker players

The Powerhouse of Poker Geniuses. It appears to be a great idea to draw some energy from the great poker players of all times. Inspiration and Motivation are the two powerhouses of the beginnings of any great piece of art. It could come from within or from any other source external. The point is, there is always something that makes us want to do something or become someone. Sometimes, even when we are good at something, it is possible we

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How did Doyle Brunson a.k.a ‘Texas dolly’ unleash Poker?

Doyle Brunson : Texas Dolly

In the story of the evolution of Poker, there have been historical upliftments of the game at every important juncture.  Here is How Doyle Brunson a.k.a ‘Texas Dolly’ is involved in the evolution of the ‘Game of Poker’. It is easy to understand the nature of something or in this case someone, once we know their origins, where they come from. We are (with a lot of excitement) talking about The poker legend Doyle Brunson aka ‘Texas Dolly’ A

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How the city of Vegas found its hero : Poker made it to WSOP

Found in the year 1905, Las Vegas began fulfilling the ‘Wants’ of the fancy population of the city. Poker shaped into a global occurrence. World Series of Poker (WSOP) was designed. People would even gamble their lives on the line to keep up with the chauvinistic lifestyle of the Sin-City.   During the era: BLACKJACK, CRAPS, ROULETTE, BACCARAT & Chinese Dominoes / PAI GOW TILES were the crown-jewels of the City. It was in the 1960s. The Sin City was

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But where did POKER come from: Was it invented? Discovered? Stolen? : Poker Evolution

Evolution of poker and its origin

Poker Evolution The answer is, Poker gradually evolved. The Evolution of Poker goes way back in time. Poker Evolution is traced back to many cultures and lands. It evolved from a very rudimentary form to a major phenomenon it has become today. The early citations of poker date further back from 969 AD China. Poker Evolution… it travelled three continents before it reached the United States of America …From China to Europe via Persia, India & Egypt and finally America. But when

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A Brief History of Poker

Evolution of poker and its origin

History of Poker The History of Poker without doubt very indulging. From the war fields to the courts of the kings and queens of England, it has earned much of its present-day reputation.  After taking birth in various forms, the early variants of the game advanced through China, Persia, France, Germany, Spain and finally to America – New Orleans. After wheeling through continents, it came to be the present day Poker. What happened to the game of Poker in the 18th Century? In the 18th

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Betting & Poker Taxonomy : Advanced Lingos

Betting & Poker Taxonomy

After Reading this 2nd Edition of Betting & Poker Taxonomy Blog Post your friends will envy your new skills & success! In order to save your valuable time, we have collected and curated advanced betting & poker taxonomy only the best poker know-how, tips & lingos from multiple resources and people who have been playing the game of Poker for ages. Total Hands Dealt: Which means the Total number of Hands played by you. Flop Seen: The number of times you reached the

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Online Poker Sledging —Playful Banter or Mean-Spirited Insults? (Read 2)

Online Poker Sledging

Read 2: Online Poker Sledging: Followed by Final Read 3 In case if you have missed Online Poker Sledging ! Do you want to create a persona for yourself’ ? Does it sound too tempting to miss out on? If so, why? ls, your logical brain in gear during this decision or your emotional one? Do you see the chance to bluff like this as being logically advantageous·? Or does it just sound like a fun idea? Try it and

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Online Poker Sledging —Playful Banter or Mean-Spirited Insults? (Read 1)

Poker Sledging

Read 1: Poker Sledging : Followed by more up-coming series of posts, towards the love for the game we call “Poker” Poker Sledging .. Have You Ever Been Abused? So let’s start by introspecting our inner self if we have been sledged or abused in Poker whether the online or the offline way? In Cricket, it’s known as “Sledging”; in Basketball, it’s Trash Talk; in Ice-Hockey; “Chirping” & in Poker it’s known as ‘Red Rage Bodytalk’. ‘Besides that’ whatever you prefer to

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What is this Man doing for past 9 years on Texas Holdem Poker?


Did you hear about the man, who has been secretly betting on online texas holdem poker? This man, who has been secretly betting on online Texas Holdem Poker for the past 9 years? At first, he just played for fun. And then it took upon him as the music takes upon a musician. As soon his salary increased, so did his stakes, be it just a minimal increment. And so he ended up owing people serious debts and was

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How Pockets Ensured win for Nikita Luther @ WSOP

Nikita Luther With Bracelet WSOP Tag Team 2018 NL Texas Hold'em

How was Nikita Luther amazingly awesome @ WSOP 2018 Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em? Nikita Luther is the first Indian woman who made into the Poker Hall of Fame, on 29th June 2018. As Per WSOP Site: It took exactly 219 hands & 3 days on the official final table of $1K Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em for Nikita Luther & Giuseppe Pantaleoon to crack the final table and clinch the victory. Nikita Luther is arguably the 2nd Indian and only Indian

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Poker Playing Positions & Tactics

Followed by the previous blog: Betting & Poker Taxonomy: Game Rules & Playing Tactics Here are the terms and definitions frequently used in poker generally. If you are playing No-Limit Texas Hold’em Poker, you would be sited in either “9” or “6” maximum tables of your choice, in due course of time you shall also experience 7 Max & 8 Max Tables on the go. 9 Max & 6 Max TableThe following terms mean a certain position that you hold

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What Will Your Poker Opponents Be Like?

If you have read about facial-expressions “Poker Psychology for Faces” in the previous blog-post, in this blog post stress-related behavior on What Will Your Poker Opponents Be Like?  is one of the most common reads to help you during a game of poker offline and majorly online. What Will Your Poker Opponents Be Like? While playing a game of poker there are many ways to classify, as you try to build a persona on your opponents. The easiest way

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Betting & Poker Taxonomy : Game Rules & Playing Tactics

Betting & Poker Taxonomy We would strongly suggest you go through the previous blog post of  Series: What’s In Your Pocket “Poker Psychology for Faces” & “What Will Your Poker Opponents Be Like?” before checking out this post on Poker Betting Basics and Poker Taxonomy of game rules and what basic playing tactics to choose Assuming that you have read the previous two blog post as Without betting, poker would just be a game of chance and the best

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What’s In Your Pocket : Poker Psychology for Faces

Nearly 100 years before Charles Darwin argued that we can detect someone’s emotional state by looking at his/her face. Pocket52 – An Online Poker Platform which is born with the concept of  “Pure Poker Experience for True Grinders” is embracing a new concept of  “What’s In Your Pocket” via “Poker Psychology for Faces.” Excerpt: Whether Online or Offline version of poker, we all have to understand that playing a hand generates organic expressions, & tapping an expression & amplifying “reads” require

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