Ever wondered where the much loved slot machine first began? Take a leap into history with this infographic put together by the team over at games.paddypower.com, and find out how a little known machine courtesy of inventor Charles Fey, led to the wave of easily accessible technology we have available at the touch of a button.
In poker, it’s important to be properly bankrolled for the games you play. A failure to play within your roll will put you at risk of going broke, which is bad not only because it means you’ve lost a lot of money, but also because it means you won’t be able to continue playing.
Your bankroll is all the money you have available that you’re willing to spend on playing poker. If you have balances at five different sites, then it is the sum of all those different account balances that is your bankroll. Similarly, if you have $100 on one of the sites but you’re willing to deposit another $400 without any problem, then your bankroll is $500.
Are you looking for ways to polish your poker game? Want to excel in better poker strategy, so you stop betting with emotion? If you’re tilting often or just feel like you’re never going to be one of the great poker players…you might be right. After all, you’re giving up right before the hard road becomes the good road, and that’s a real shame. The only way to move forward is to embrace one big truth: things are going to get hard before they get better. One way to make things infinitely better is to look at the concept of your poker outs.
If you’ve read at least one guide on poker position, chances are good that you’ve heard people say that early position is terrible. You might as well fold. You might as well just throw in the towel. Well, the truth is that you have some options on how to make things more in your favor. Does that mean that it will always work? Of course not.
Quite a few players are making a transition from online to live poker or vice versa at some point. Some people just want to enjoy the social aspect of the game during regular games, others just want to play more hand thus going online. It is important to understand though that there are quite a few differences between your regular casino games and online poker rooms. Let’s take a look at some of the most important ones.
The in ‘vogue’ style of playing poker these days is the ultra aggressive, raise with any 2 cards preflop, post flop, on the turn, and on the river, style of play. Probably mainly originating in Europe, this hyper-aggressive play can be somewhat difficult to deal with if you do not have much experience against it, especially in a NL game.
About 10 years ago I was sitting next to a man to my right that drew a royal flush in Caribbean Stud poker and won $110,000. He gave everyone at the table $1,000 just for sitting alongside him, but I couldn’t help but wonder what it would feel like if I had waited 30 minutes to sit down, and would have wound up in that same seat. This 5 second memory made me feel as though it was time to share with everyone how to play Caribbean Stud Poker. You will be surprised at what you learn.