6 Ways to Know When to Fold in Poker

6 Ways to Know When to Fold in Poker

We are led to believe by TV commentators that knowing when to fold because their opponent is holding the nuts is some innate ability that only a few people possess. There are also superstitious players out there that think others can "read souls." This is all a bunch...

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Set Mining in Poker: Definition, Odds, and Strategy

Set Mining in Poker: Definition, Odds, and Strategy

While building an entire poker strategy around set mining is no longer a viable path to being a winning player, it is still important to fully understand the concept. In the right situation, this tool is undoubtedly useful when implemented correctly. I myself am a...

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Free Poker Preflop Range Chart (With Printable PDF)

Free Poker Preflop Range Chart (With Printable PDF)

Whether you are new to poker or just looking for pre-flop range advice on which hands to play in certain situations, you have come to the right place. I have been playing and winning at poker since 2008 and have put together some charts for you. The chart will work...

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Representing a Hand in Poker: The Key To Maximizing Profit

Representing a Hand in Poker: The Key To Maximizing Profit

In order to maximize profit you need to remain mindful of what hand you are representing during the course of a poker hand. You must always view how any action you take will be viewed by your opponents. This is perhaps the most important basic concept relating to...

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What Is a Straddle in Poker? A Quick Guide

What Is a Straddle in Poker? A Quick Guide

Usually, most people learn what a straddle is during the first time they play at a casino. You are sitting there ready to play a "normal" Texas Hold'em hand and someone shoves chips out under the gun before the cards are even dealt. What the heck does that mean?...

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What Poker Tables Are Made Of – Building Material List

What Poker Tables Are Made Of – Building Material List

Whether you are thinking about building a poker table or are just curious about what they are made of, you have come to the right place. I have played on every different type of table imaginable and witnessed them being built many times. So, I put together a detailed...

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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,...

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How Much is a Poker Table – A Cost Breakdown

How Much is a Poker Table – A Cost Breakdown

If you love poker, want to host the next game night, or want to improve your game, we have the best poker tables on the market and a cost breakdown of what you’ll need to get started. There are dozens of poker games with chips, dice, cards, slots, and versatile table...

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Can You Bring Poker Chips on a Plane? | Answer from the TSA

Can You Bring Poker Chips on a Plane? | Answer from the TSA

One item people often wonder about when traveling by plane is whether they can bring poker chips along for the ride. No one likes arriving at their destination and finding that something has been taken out of their suitcase by the TSA or that items have been thrown...

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Playing Card Dimensions by Game, Size, and Weight

Playing Card Dimensions by Game, Size, and Weight

Whether you are looking for info, want to make your own deck of cards, or just want to choose the right deck for the game you want to play, you have come to the right place to find out the dimensions, size, and weight of playing cards. I have been a professional poker...

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Why Does the Casino Have an Edge in Blackjack?

Why Does the Casino Have an Edge in Blackjack?

Any logical person might wonder why the casino would have an edge in blackjack when both us and they are basically trying to accomplish the same thing; get as close to 21 as possible without going over. The cold hard truth is that casinos make money on all of the...

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Why Are Casinos on Water? | Can they be on land?

Why Are Casinos on Water? | Can they be on land?

Why casinos are on the water is a common question. The truth is, casino gambling in the United States has a complicated history, one that aims to balance morals with income. The central locations for gambling in the US are Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Lake Charles, and a...

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