Art of Poker Telling

Art of Poker Telling

Aug 19, 2013

The tells are one of the main parts of poker, as they are the crucial factor that separates a win from a failure. Tells work like little signals that the players unintentionally give to their opponents, making them wary. Professional players with enough acting chops utilize this to their advantage, as they send mixed signals to their opponents, making them...

Use your eyes – Poker tell(ing)

Use your eyes – Poker tell(ing)

Aug 14, 2012

A “Tell” in the World of poker corresponds to a certain reaction or change in the behaviour of a player that may give a clue to other players of the cards he has. Or at least suggest what kind of hand he is hiding. If a player learns how to interpret these clues, he will have a clear advantage in the game. For someone who is new to the game of poker, it is...

Stairway to Poker Legend

Stairway to Poker Legend

Jul 4, 2012

Poker is a curious game. Covered in veils of deception and misguidance, it takes a lot of patiance getting the hang of basics and to know how to read other people. Minimal gestures like a player raising an eyebrow can be crucial on knowing what kind of hand they have. If you arent concentrated, you will surely fail, as attention is something decisive when...

Phil Ivey chance of adding his bracelet tally denied by Brilliant Frankenberger

Phil Ivey chance of adding his bracelet tally denied by Brilliant Frankenberger

Jun 13, 2012

Watching the final table of the $10,000 pot limit Hold’em event it was almost certain that Phil Ivey was going to add to his bracelet tally, but has fate would have it, he will have to wait for another day. The man who won it was Andy Frankenberger, a former derivative trader now turned professional poker player. This is a sweet victory for Andy, as the final...

Chiab Saechao grabs the first gold bracelet on offer

Chiab Saechao grabs the first gold bracelet on offer

Jun 5, 2012

The opening WSOP event might not be the most prestigious event in WSOP series of events it is also not the best paying event either, but try telling that to Chiab Saechao, and I bet that he will hear none of that for he is the first gold bracelet winner in the 2012 WSOP event. For a player, who started playing poker two years ago this is one giant step for him....

Vanessa still on course for second bracelet in event 2

Vanessa still on course for second bracelet in event 2

Jun 4, 2012

Vanessa Selbst is still on course to getting the second bracelet of her career. She is among the final fifteen players remaining at the $1500 No-Limit Hold’em event. A total of 240 players registered to get into the money for this event. Vanessa had a bumpy ride as the event progressed, but still managed to finish with 706,000 chips at the end of the day...

As WSOP commences, we review the top five free agents

As WSOP commences, we review the top five free agents

May 31, 2012

The events of the Black Friday are still being felt today. One of the most visible effects of the shutting down of the big poker companies is that big poker players were left without a sponsor, and heading to the WSOP 2012 there will be more unsigned big names players more than ever before. Whereas some the big names are “saleable,” the same cannot be said...

World Series of poker is up and running

World Series of poker is up and running

May 29, 2012

Las Vegas, The “Olympics” of poker has finally kicked off. For many poker players, this is the time that they always look forward to; it is the time for making heroes and heroines, and the chance of increasing bank account to previously unimaginable figures. The tournament commenced on Monday with the first gold bracelet event. Over two thousand players...

WSOP preparation: the Mind is the key for winning

WSOP preparation: the Mind is the key for winning

May 28, 2012

It is an event that comes ones a year, a time to shed tears of joy, show frustration, and for the wise players a time for learn vital lessons on what it takes to win big. It goes without saying that Poker is a mental game as it takes more than skills to take home the grand-prize. Big players have over the years perfected the art of mastering their mental state....