Are Poker Huds Legal? | The Tracking of Poker Players Explained

Are Poker Huds Legal? | The Tracking of Poker Players Explained

The tracking of poker opponents has become widespread over the past dozen or so years. The legality of poker heads-up-displays (HUDs) has been debated quite frequently during that period. I have played on just about every poker site and used hundreds of different HUDs...
BetOnline Poker: A Real Player’s In-Depth Review

BetOnline Poker: A Real Player’s In-Depth Review

Finding a legit poker site that best matches your playing style can be difficult. I have played countless hands and on just about every poker website out there and have figured out a few things about them along the way. I wrote this article to pass along that...
Can Poker Be a Career? – 17 Tips for Playing Poker for a Living

Can Poker Be a Career? – 17 Tips for Playing Poker for a Living

If you are exploring the possibility making poker a career then you have come to the right place. I have played poker semi-professionally for over 10 years and can give you solid advice. Can poker be a career? In order to make a living playing poker as a career, it...
Who Invented Texas Hold’Em? – Where Poker Originated

Who Invented Texas Hold’Em? – Where Poker Originated

When someone pictures the origins of poker, images of dusty saloons and shady gamblers with 6-shooters likely comes to mind. I have been playing Texas Hold’em professionally now for over 10 years and have often wondered who invented this crazy game. Since I have...
Bovada Poker: A Real Player’s Must-Read In-Depth Review

Bovada Poker: A Real Player’s Must-Read In-Depth Review

If you aren’t quite sure whether you should take the leap and play on Bovada, don’t worry. I have played millions of hands there and will help you make an informed decision. What is Bovada like? Bovada is a recreational player friendly poker site that has completely...
What Is Rake in Poker? How to Calculate and Beat the Rake

What Is Rake in Poker? How to Calculate and Beat the Rake

Recently, a friend who does not play poker asked me what rake is. I have been playing for years yet was still a bit vague on the subject. So I did some research on the subject in order to find the exact details on how poker rake works. What is rake in poker? In poker,...
Is Poker a Sport or a Game? | Why Poker Players are Athletes

Is Poker a Sport or a Game? | Why Poker Players are Athletes

A while back, a buddy and I had a friendly argument over whether poker should be considered a sport or a game. I have been a professional poker player and poker author for years but, until now, have never given the subject much thought. After some research and...