3 Free Poker Programs that Every Player should have

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Poker players – real poker players – are an analytical group of people. It’s not just about the money; it’s about finding winning strategies that crush other players. There are a lot of poker programs out there to help players improve their game. These programs help you put your opponent on a range, figure out …

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Statistics Tracking for Pro Poker Players

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Even casual players know that it helps to keep stats on your opponents. I’d say that every serious player has software like Hold’em Manager or PokerTracker3 for that purpose. But professional poker players have to go beyond keeping track of their opponents. They have to keep track of themselves and the trends of the online …

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Limit vs. No Limit

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When I started playing online poker eight years ago, most newbies were in the limit Hold’em rooms. No-limit was seen as an “experts only” area. For me, the thought of losing my entire stack in one hand was terrifying. But one day I swallowed my fear and gave no-limit a try. I knew within the …

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Other Income Streams for Pro Poker Players

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It’s great to be a professional poker player. Not many people can say that they do what they love for a living. But there are disadvantages too. Even the best poker players have downswings and it helps to have alternate sources of income to smooth out the bumps when you get a bad run of …

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How to Handle a Monster Flop

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In my poker play recently, one particular thing has come to my attention. I’ve noticed that the vast majority of beginning and intermediate players badly misplay hands in which they flop a monster. This initially might not seem like too big of a concern to you: if I have the deck crushed, how can we …

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Play at Online Casinos with No Risk

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Online casinos give players the option to play on games that they can fit into their budget. This is great for all players, starting from those working with a nonexistent budget and going up to the high rollers. Many players want to log in to an online casino account and enjoy playing games that have …

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Scheduling your Playing Time

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How many of you have heard the song that starts:             I wake up every evening             With a big smile on my face             And it never feels out of place.               You’re still probably working             At a 9 to 5 pace             Wonder how bad that tastes.   It’s easy to …

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4 Poker Myths that are Costing you Money

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There’s a lot of superstition in poker. A quick search in any forum will turn up posts like: I always lose with pocket Queens. Or I never win on site X. These myths are obviously ridiculous and smart players will dismiss them as losing players making excuses for why they lose.  But there are some …

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Guide to Choosing a Poker Site for Low Limit Holdem

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While poker is inherently enjoyable, there are a number of additional factors that can add to or detract from the gambling experience. When choosing a casino for low limit poker, it is important to pay attention to the casino’s safety, the player population, and the number of low limit options available. Choosing a reputable, player …

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Tax Considerations for the Professional Poker Player

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Disclaimer: The author of this article is not an attorney or a tax professional. The advice given may not apply to your particular situation. Please seek the help of a tax attorney or CPA to determine how you should report your poker winnings and what deductions you should use. Tax time can be confusing for …

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