I spend a lot of time reading, talking and writing about poker and gambling. That’s because I also spend a lot of time involved in poker and gambling. I play either Texas Hold Em or Omaha Hold Em, with very few exceptions. If I can find someone who wants to play other games, such as […]
Articles By: Jim Pryor
I always ask for submissions from readers about what should be included in articles. This week I was surprised to receive an entire article from my wife Christa. I hope you enjoy reading, and I hope she doesn’t continue to submit this kind of writing because I might just be out of a job.
My favorite moment in a poker game is what I call “The Speech”. That’s when a player knows he is about to do something completely stupid, but he is going to do it anyway. These moments normally happen after someone makes a bluff at the pot, to which they get a response from another of […]
Oh, I know what you are thinking before we even get to the meat of the article. “Another Poker Book???” And the answer is very simple: Yes. Decide to Play Great Poker: A Strategy Guide to No-limit Texas Hold Em is a new book by Annie Duke, considered by many to be the best female […]
What I wanted to avoid was the tendency that most players have of just shoving a short stack without considering all the available options; especially with the money in sight. Winning it all was certainly my goal starting out, but simply cashing is always better than not cashing.
Good cards come to every player at one point or another in a tournament. But you have to be at the table when they come to take advantage of them.
If there is one name for you to remember, make it Michael Mizrachi. One double up early and he will take down this field of kids and win the title of World Champion.
Among those 14 players is my pre-series pick for newcomer of the year, Annette Olberstad. This is her best shot so far in the series for a bracelet, in an event she is a master of.