How do you play jacks before the flop? There’s an old poker saying, “There are three ways to play jacks; all wrong.” Let’s dissect it. Your choices are to call, bet or raise before the flop. Here are a couple of thoughts. > Of course, folding is apropos when a tight player to your right bets or goes all in.…
Flashback Friday: Poker In Laughlin, NV
Had a magical week playing poker this week. On Monday made the final table at the Colorado Belle and finished 9th. On Tuesday’s tournament at Harrah’s finished first after chopping with #2 (higher percentage payout). On Wednesday, at Don Laughlin’s Riverside Hotel & Casino, won a turbo tournament; flopped a full house on the fifth and final hand and quintupled…
Top 10 Poker Players – 2010
In 2010, Poker for Dummies listed their “Ten Poker Legends.” Stu Unger Johnny Moss Jack “Treetop” Strauss Benny Binion “Amarillo Slim” Preston Doyle Brunson Johnny Chan Phil Helmuth, Jr. Scotty Nguyen Chris Moneymaker (the Moneymaker effect) What changes would you make to this lineup today?
Royal Flush At The 2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event
The odds of a Royal Flush are somewhere in the ballpark of 1 in 649,740. So, with this in mind, how would manage to hold yourself together in a big tournament like this?