Terms of Poker. Learn the Meaning of these Poker Terms.

August 21, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other, Poker Dictionary

Hachem Syndrome

Hachem Syndrome describes the completely unnatural sense of entitlement that some WSOP champions are overcome by in the years following their victory.

Halfrek

Halfrek is a myserious online poker player from Denmark (his real identity is unknown), who has achieved remarkable results in online tournaments.

Hand

A hand is the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time.

Hand For Hand

The term hand for hand is when a money bubble is approaching and multiple tables will play a hand and wait until all other tables are finished to start next.

Hand History

Hand histories are the written and stored record of the hands an online poker plays. A hand history contains all the information relevant to a given hand.

Hand Rankings

Hand rankings are the commonly accepted order of online poker hands ranging from lowest (‘high card’) to the highest (‘straight flush’).

Hanger

A hanger is a card at the bottom of the deck that sticks out further that the rest and is a sign of cheating.

Happy Hour

Happy Hour is a promotion at Full Tilt Online poker where Full Tilt Points are multiplied (usually by 2x or 3x) and designated tables with a happy face in the lobby.

Harrington On…

Harrington on Hold ‘Em and Harrington on Cash Games are two series of books written by Dan Harrington and published by Two Plus Two.

He Called Me With Jack High

‘He called me with jack high’ is an infamous quote from the 2004 WSOP directed towards James McManus by homeless online poker player Elix Powers.

Heads-Up

Heads-up play occurs when there are only two players remaining in a pot. It can also refer to the end of a online poker tournament when two players are left.

Heater

A Heater is when a player runs good over a series of hands or events that take place in a confined time period.

Hendon Mob

Nevada Casinos

August 05, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Nevada Casinos, Other
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How to Spot Online Poker Cheats

February 28, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other

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Many poker players refuse to play online poker games because of a fear of online poker cheats. The most common form of cheating poker online is a player collusion. That’s when two or more players reveal to each other what cards they hold. This form of online poker cheats is more difficult to pull off in a live game, but playing online gives players the chance to have a fellow player on the phone with them, or sitting next to them at another computer.
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Texas Hold Em Rules: Which Starting Hands to Play

February 24, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other

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One of the most important aspects of Texas hold ‘em strategy is the selection of which starting hands to play, and which to fold immediately.

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Rush Poker – Brand New Addition from Full Tilt Poker

January 23, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other

Rush Poker

Rush Poker

Get bored at a regular poker table? Then Rush Poker is best for you. Rush Poker, introduced by the online poker site Full Tilt Poker, allows players to move tables quickly after their action in a hand has ended. It’s a brand new addition from Full Tilt Poker, and the action junkie who can now play more hands in an hour, will definitely like this idea, it’s perfect for them.

Rush Poker is an evolution of the game of poker. It’s a brilliant move by Full Tilt Poker. If you haven’t played a hand of No Limit Hold’em cash in the last months and were just too bored of the game, you  will not get enough of rush now.

How to Play Rush Poker Tips

Here are some Rush Poker tips for gaining an edge in the face-paced game.

Tip 1: Play tight early and attack in position.
Players are playing extra tight because it seems worthwhile to wait for a good hand. That’s something you can exploit. You also have the added advantage of players at your table not knowing that you are playing very loose in position.

Tip 2: Be aware, the action is too quick to take notes.
If you are one of those people who play poker in a systematical and analytical manner and use this note-taking feature all the time, be aware that the action is way too quick to take notes on players.

Tip 3: Don’t pay attention to HUD stats.
A lot of players have experienced issues with their Heads-Up Displays (HUDs) not working properly. If you rely heavily on your HUD, be aware that the action is too quick for the HUDs to keep up.

Tip 3: Adjust your game properly.
The ABC poker the most common strategy in Rush Poker games so the key is to adjust your game properly. You might want to play loosely to exploit the excess usage of ABC poker.

Rush Poker
is best suited for the action junkie who gets bored at a regular poker table. You don’t have to pay attention to HUD stats or table dynamics and you get to play a ton of hands. Who wouldn’t like that?

Bodog Poker Open V Schedule Coming Soon

January 17, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other

Bodog Open V

Bodog Poker Open V

In 2009, Bodog Poker Open IV was one of the final online poker series of the year; the 2010 Bodog Poker Open V schedule has not yet been released. In 2010, Bodog Poker Open will launch its fifth series and players can expect to find a number of enticing tournaments to play in. The series traditionally has focused on hold’em, although the site has offered a variety of events within hold’em (pot-limit, no-limit, limit, six-max, etc.).

Bodog Poker Open is a great opportunity for all tournament players. The competition at Bodog tournaments are much weaker than at other pokerrooms like PokerStars, Full Tilt and PartyPoker. Bodog Open V will be a tournament with big prize money, relatively soft competition and a lot of added money.

Aside from the money and intense action that comes with any Bodog Poker online tournament, Bodog Poker Open aims to make YOU a POKER SUPERSTAR by giving you the exposure you deserve! Do you think you have what it takes to become a poker superstar at Bodog?

Here’s how to register for the Bodog Poker:

1. Sign up for a Bodog Poker Account (if you don’t already have one);
2. Download Bodog Poker (if you don’t already have it);
3. Sign into the Bodog Poker software;
4. Start playing!

Full Tilt Online Poker Series 2010

January 17, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other

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FTOPS 2010

Full Tilt Online Poker site is preparing for its 15th through 19th FTOPS in 2010. The Full Tilt Online Poker Series are usually held every February, May, August, and November.

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series 15th begins Feb. 10 at 9 p.m. ET with a $216 no-limit hold’em event. This Full Tilt Online Poker series’ main event guarantees about $2.5 million in prize money. The schedule is complete with 27 events and more than $17 million in guaranteed prize money. The $2,620 two-day six-max no-limit hold’em event with antes from the start on Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. ET and the $535 main event, which begins Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. ET, are among premiere events for the upcoming FTOPS.

Join Full Tilt this February for FTOPS XV to compete for huge cash prizes, exclusive FTOPS gear and your shot to become next FTOPS champion.

Mini-FTOPS 2010

The Full Tilt Online Poker site will also run its extremely popular mini-FTOPS in the months following their corresponding FTOPS. Twenty-seven events, 1/10th of the buy-in, over $6 million in guaranteed prize money. Play in MiniFTOPS this March and turn a small buy-in into a huge score.

Full Tilt Poker remains committed to the US market and offers a variety of safe and secure deposit options, including eChecks, Direct Deposits, ePassporte and Click2Pay. Any money you have in your account will remain completely accessible and secure at Full Tilt.

If you’re a fan of the Full Tilt Online Poker poker series, no other site has more options.

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USA Friendly Online Poker Rooms

December 29, 2009 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other

USA Poker Sites

Looking for USA poker sites? At OnlineBestBets we will show you which online poker rooms allow US players. Besides, we have reviewed top poker room to be sure they offer many different deposits and withdrawal options for the US players.

One of the biggest myths is that it is illegal to play online poker in the U.S. due to the regulations currently in place from the UIGEA. This is not true. The poker sites listed below are all USA poker sites and each one of them provides payment options for the U.S. players.

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Full Tilt Poker

Full Til Poker site is one of the USA poker sites with the best credit card acceptance rates. The site provides good withdrawal options for USA poker players. Read our full Full Tilt Poker Review and sign up to Full Tilt Poker.
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Full Tilt Poker Review

December 23, 2009 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other

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Full Tilt Poker review

FullTilt Poker is one of the leading poker rooms and is frequented and endorsed by some of the biggest names in poker today. Launched in 2004, FullTilt Poker is now by far one of the  most famous poker sites online and always pushing to build its reputation as a market leader. Adding to its prestige is “Team Full Tilt,” the site’s main sponsored pros and the bulk of its ownership group, including poker legends Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson, Allen Cunningham, Phil Ivey, Mike Matusow and Andy Bloch.

The site’s famous catchphrase is “Learn, chat and play with the pros” and they definitely live up to it, with the main team and a growing list of Full Tilt “red pros” playing regularly at a variety of limits. For the average joe there’s action at virtually any game and limit 24/7, with Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, Seven-Card Stud, Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo, Five-Card Draw and Razz all offered.
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PlayersOnly – Word's Sexiest Poker

December 23, 2009 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Other

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PlayersOnly Poker

PlayersOnly Poker – Word’s Sexiest Poker . PlayersOnly Poker opened in 2006 on the Cake poker network, joining a small but growing group of poker sites accepting U.S. players and U.S. credit card deposits. This fact makes it a no-brainer choice if you’re looking for easy deposits. They can successfully process any US-issued credit card, allowing players to bypass the waiting time and hassle of an e-wallet.

In addition to that this sportsbook-crossover site has awful players and surprisingly has busy tables up to the higher limits. The software and graphics are quite nice, but thankfully not at the expense of functionality. The site was developed by a group of poker players, whom did a great job on making this rooms very players friendly, so functionality was also kept a priority.
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