Tag: texas hold'em

Working on Your Poker Strategy
casino blog
14 February 2014

Thinking about your poker strategy? There are almost as many techniques as there are games. No matter what your level (whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced player), finding the method that’s matches your style isn’t always easy. Online strategies are all designed to help take the player to that next level, but success ultimately depends on the individual. The following is a list of a few basic tips designed to help you work on your game.

Read the rest of this entry »

How to Get Started Playing Online Poker Tournaments
casino blog
18 February 2013

Whether you've played some poker with your friends and family or are a complete newbie, if you're interested in online poker, you probably want to know what tournaments are all about. The reason that tournaments are the form of poker that gets the most attention in the media is because they have the highest payout.

Even if you're not in a multi-million dollar tournament like the World Series of Poker, daily tournaments still offer the opportunity to win hundreds or even thousands of dollars. The other big reason why tournaments are so popular is it gives you the opportunity to win these prizes without gambling huge amounts of your own money. Unlike playing against the house, you're not staking your own money on every hand.

Instead, you pay a flat amount to buy into a tournament. This buy-in can be as little as $5 or $10 for a daily tournament. Additionally, it's possible to earn a free buy-in to larger tournaments by first winning or simply doing well in smaller "satellite" tournaments. However, before you start worrying about all those details, you likely just want to get the basics of online tournaments covered.

Read the rest of this entry »

Know about Playing Poker Games in a Better Manner
casino blog
09 February 2013

We know that poker is a very popular game across the world. Men and women both can participate in this game. It is perhaps the most popular indoor game. Original and fake money is used for playing this game. You can play this game with your friends and relatives.

You should know that there are various types of poker games and at the same time they are very much popular amongst mass. You need to choose a very easy type so that everybody can participate into it.

Here in this article we are going to discuss some popular poker games. You just need to read this article.

We are going to start this article with Texas Hold’em.

Read the rest of this entry »

Online Poker Player Sets Off Bad Beat Jackpot Bells to the Tune of $462,652 at Absolute Poker
casino blog
13 July 2007

Online Poker Player Sets Off Bad Beat Jackpot Bells to the Tune of $462,652 at Absolute Poker

The online poker world is abuzz this morning after a major win that will forever change the life of one lucky Texas Hold'em player. While most poker victory stories this month originate from the World Series of Poker, this latest account comes from far beyond the walls of the Rio.

"With nearly one million hands dealt since the last hit on July 3rd, our Bad Beat Jackpot had climbed to over $464,000," stated David Clainer, senior vice president for Absolute Poker. "Online poker players flooded the site in record numbers for a shot at winning an unfathomable amount of cash just by losing a hand."

On July 11th at 11:46 pm ET, an online poker player who goes by the name of Calvinhobbes did just that, losing quad Aces to a Royal Flush in a friendly game of Texas Hold'em at Absolute Poker.

Read the rest of this entry »

UltimateBet and Phil Hellmuth Put Online Poker Odds in Your Favor
casino blog
11 May 2007

UltimateBet and Phil Hellmuth Put Online Poker Odds in Your Favor

Poker enthusiasts looking to take their Texas Hold'em game to the next level can now look to iAmplifyVegas.com, Phil Hellmuth and leading online poker site UltimateBet.net for guidance.

On May 4th, UltimateBet.net pro Phil Hellmuth teamed up with iAmplifyVegas.com for the very first poker master teleclass. Poker fans that purchased Phil's Ultimate White to Black Belt course at iAmplifyVegas.com were invited to join Phil Hellmuth on the phone for a 90-minute phone course.

Read the rest of this entry »