The world of poker isn’t always cookies and honey as most would have you believe. Don’t get me wrong, it is a wonderful game full of intrigue, cunning and even love. But sometimes it is harsh, and reading a few articles about the harshness of poker might help you more than reading 100 that only speak of the fortunes of poker.

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Given how popular Las Vegas is as a tourist destination you probably wouldn’t be too surprised that there are a hundreds of hotels in the city. They vary dramatically in both price and quality. The question then becomes how do you decide which hotel is right for you? Choosing a Las Vegas hotel is not all that hard as long as you think about what you are looking for in your trip.

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Heads up poker is played between players. It might be played during a larger cash session, or where the game is breaking up and two remain on the table. Obviously, we understand these are not the only hands you’ll be playing in heads-up poker, BUT, these are some of the hands you’ll lose or win most of your big pots with. On this page, well mainly discuss how to maximize your profit with them, and how to minimize your losses when you are to lose a big pot.

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Since pots form an integral part of poker games, often changing from round to round, there are a number of pot limit rules that allow for the game to move on without any hindrances. In this article we shall discuss some of the established rules for setting pot limits in poker.

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Even if you’ve played poker at home for years, you may have never heard of the game of Texas hold ’em. However, the game is immensely popular; it’s played in tournaments everywhere and it is even featured on television. If you want to play poker today, you need to know the rules and objectives of Texas hold ’em.

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Caribbean Poker is a variation of five card draw poker that is popular at many casinos and weekly home games. Caribbean Poker bends the rules of traditional poker, making it a fun game to play. While Caribbean Poker is more of a fun game then a strategic poker game like Texas Hold ‘Em you can still employ several techniques to help you get the upper hand on your opponents and win more rounds.

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Double Barrel Bonus is a form of video poker, also known as “Jacks or Better”. Video poker machines are becoming common place in both land based an online casino. Video poker is similar to traditional poker, except the player uses a gaming machine instead of a poker table. The video poker machine acts as the dealer and the player only plays against himself.

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Ask a professional poker player about their most memorable opponent and then likely tell you a story about a player who was betting widely, raising every hand, never folding, trying to out bet every player at the table. The problem is, these kinds of poker players are not memorable for a good reason.

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Not long ago lucky slot machine winners were forced to gather up their spilling coins and carry them to a cashier, quite often leagues from where they were initially playing poker. Today, the majority of casinos have opted for a more convenient, and much safer voucher system. These vouchers eliminate the need to keep track of hundreds of quarters and make it easier on casino employees to deal with the cash flow.

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Blacklisted, or rogue, casinos are all over the internet and it’s important that you learn how best to avoid them before you ever begin gambling online with real money. A rogue is defined in Webster’s Dictionary as a dishonest, knavish person or as something that deviates from the norm. How I usually think of it, in terms of gambling, is by thinking of a rogue espionage agent.

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