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Top 10 Worst Mistakes a Poker Player Can Make: Part 3

Top 10 Worst Mistakes a Poker Player Can Make: Part 3

Justin Buchanan - September 26th, 2016

Zooming right along, it’s time for the 6th and 5th items in the Ace Who’s Full Of It’s Top Ten Worst Mistakes a Poker Player Can Make. Even though the mistakes I’ve shown you so far are extremely avoidable, I would hesitate to call them more than moderately stupid or else the consequences of making […]

The Dangers of Trusting Physical Tells

The Dangers of Trusting Physical Tells

Jon Sofen - September 26th, 2016

In poker, you have to make decisions based on incomplete information. You can never be 100-percent certain what your opponent has. That’s exactly what makes poker such a difficult game to master. All you can do is make the best decision based on the sometimes limited information you have. One way to make an informed […]

Top 10 Worst Mistakes a Poker Player Can Make: Part 2

Top 10 Worst Mistakes a Poker Player Can Make: Part 2

Justin Buchanan - September 20th, 2016

It’s time for Part 2 of the Ace Who’s Full of It’s Top 10 Worst Mistakes a Poker Player Can Make. Today I’ll again be covering at least two of the items on the list, though I’m going to try for three. And if you’re wondering how I put these in order, it’s mostly in […]

Establishing an Identity at the Poker Table

Establishing an Identity at the Poker Table

Jon Sofen - September 14th, 2016

I always hated looking for a job. The whole process of putting together a resume and then trying to con the hiring manager into thinking I’m something I’m not:  namely, someone who actually cared about the job and not just the paycheck. Strangely, I never had a problem landing jobs because I was good at […]

Homeless Poker Player’s Cross Country Road Trip: Vegas or Bust…or Both!

Homeless Poker Player’s Cross Country Road Trip: Vegas or Bust…or Both!

Carlos Welch - May 28th, 2016

In 2012, I decided to quit my job, leave my house, and move into an extended stay hotel while pursuing a career in poker. That decision culminated in my most successful year to date in 2015. I won an online Sunday major and cashed my very first attempt at the WSOP Main Event. After that […]

Aces Full of It: The Problem of Pre-flop

Aces Full of It: The Problem of Pre-flop

Justin Buchanan - May 26th, 2016

This one’s going to be colored by my experience in micro stakes MTT events even more so than usual, just to get it out there. You see, in that poker niche, there is something of a phenomena that, well, doesn’t make the most sense to me.  Namely, an acute difference of behavior of the usual […]

Teepack’s Trip Tale: Harrah’s Cherokee WSOP Circuit Event No. 2

Teepack’s Trip Tale: Harrah’s Cherokee WSOP Circuit Event No. 2

Todd McGee - May 4th, 2016

My last posts (Part 1 | Part 2) covered my experience playing Event No. 1 in the WSOP Circuit stop at Harrah’s Cherokee. I woke up the next day still jazzed about my 19th place finish and checked out of the hotel. The second flight of Event No. 2, the massive $365 re-entry tourney that […]

Teepack’s Trip Tale: Harrah’s Cherokee WSOP Circuit Event No. 1, Part 1

Teepack’s Trip Tale: Harrah’s Cherokee WSOP Circuit Event No. 1, Part 1

Todd McGee - April 21st, 2016

Harrah’s Cherokee casino in Jackson County, N.C., hosts one of the most popular stops on the World Series of Poker Circuit each spring, drawing thousands of players from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, western Virginia and Kentucky as well as the pros who travel the circuit. The casino is essentially in the midst of […]

What to Expect in a Live Multi-Table Tournament

What to Expect in a Live Multi-Table Tournament

Todd McGee - April 15th, 2016

Cash games remain the bread and butter at most casinos with poker rooms, but most include regular (sometimes daily) NLHE tournaments with various buy-ins. Even though I live five hours from the nearest brick-and-mortar casino (Maryland Live), I have managed to play in tournaments at several casinos in recent years, such as the Rivers Casino […]

Bar Poker Open going to Vegas!

Bar Poker Open going to Vegas!

Todd McGee - April 1st, 2016

The Bar Poker Open will be hosting its first-ever series of events in Las Vegas this summer, culminating with another $100,000 invitation-only BPO National Championship tournament. The third Bar Poker Open will be held this summer at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas in late June. The Bar Poker Open started in December 2014 as […]