Live Poker – Definitive Guide (2024)

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Why is the average skill level at a live poker table at higher stakes, so much less than an online table at lower stakes?

  • What are the differences between live poker & online poker, and how do these affect which you should pick? Why are live games significantly softer than online?
  • What’s the best strategies for the straddle (common in live games)?
  • How do you keep notes effectively when playing live?
  • Learn all this with our definitive guide to live poker.
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Before Playing Poker: 5 Key Decisions (2024)

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Before playing even one hand of poker, we recommend you really think carefully about your total bankroll, cash game/tournament mix, buy-in amounts, table selection, and recording results.

  • How big does your total bankroll ideally have to be?
  • Will you be more suited to cash games or tournaments?
  • How much should you buy in for (cash games)?
  • Which table(s) should you pick (cash games)?
  • How will you record results?
  • We cover all these things in our easy to understand comprehensive guide
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UK Bingo – Definitive Guide (2024)

What are the rules of UK bingo? Why is online bingo usually more advantageous than live games? Whilst you’re here, let us teach you some bingo lingo terms too.

  • UK Bingo is played with 90 balls, and 9×3 tickets which have 15 numbers and 12 blank spaces. We cover how the game works, and how you win.
  • We then look at 5 big advantages of playing online bingo, compared to playing in a brick and mortar venue. These most important of these is automatic daubing – so you won’t make a mistake as regards marking off numbers (as you might do live, costing you a big win). Also, there’s the possibility of more cards per game, a bigger community to chat with, smaller games, bigger games, and exciting bingo variants!
  • Know what number ‘Fat lady with a walking stick’ is? How about ‘Nearly there’? We pick out common bingo lingo that’s useful to know.
  • If you’ve ever had a question about UK Bingo, this definitive guide covers it all.
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Poker Tournaments – Definitive Guide (2024)

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This is a complete guide to things you must do to have a better chance of doing well in poker tournaments. We cover different tournament types, incentives due to stack size and phase of the tournament, ICM, and deal making.

  • Obviously, you can never guarantee a win. But, you may be able to increase your chances of doing well by thinking about:
    • pick advantageous poker tournaments
    • understand stack size incentives
    • what about volatility?
    • what is future skill edge?
    • using the independent chip model
    • what to do in the different tournament phases
    • how to make a good deal
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Sports Betting Mistakes: 3 you must avoid (2024)

Betting using gut instinct (rather than looking for value) is one of the biggest sports betting mistakes you can make. Also, what should you avoid doing with your bankroll? And, why should you stay away from arbitrage betting?

  • We cover the reasons why we think you will need to avoid these 3 sports betting mistakes, in our detailed guide.
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Poker Variants – Definitive Guide (2024)

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Learn the key rule changes, and more importantly the strategy differences, of two popular poker variants (short deck poker, and pot limit Omaha).

  • No Limit Texas Hold’em is currently the most popular poker game, played either online or live.
  • However, other poker variants are available.
  • Reasons to learn poker variants include:
    • less boredom, from adding variety to your games
    • potentially softer games as your opponents may be less experienced in these variants
    • there may be less strategy information readily available
  • Find an enjoyable new poker variant, with our comprehensive guide.
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Play Better Poker – Definitive Guide (2024)

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All the information you need to play better poker, can be found on the internet. However, there is an awful lot of information out there that can also be unhelpful. Understand the difference between macro and micro, and where poker edges really come from.

  • If you want to play better poker in 2024 you have an abundance of content that purports to teach poker strategy. Some are free, some are paid. Unfortunately, despite the good intentions of the authors the advice given is often incorrect or useless to your progression. At best, a waste of time. But, at worst you will pick up bad habits.
  • Instead, understand the difference between:
    • the macro way of looking at the whole game from above (which is the strategic view), and
    • the micro way of look at specific spots (which is the tactical view).
  • We show you practical ways you can actually play better poker.
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Spotting Poker Tells – Definitive Guide (2024)

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Could you get information about an opponent’s cards, due to their behaviour (i.e. their poker tells)? How do you avoid giving away any information on your own cards?

  • When playing poker in person, there are a whole host of opportunities for spotting poker tells.
  • Poker tells are voluntarily or involuntarily behaviour, exhibited by players, that give away information about their holding.
  • Did you know that spotting poker tells is possible online too, even though you cannot see your opponent?
  • Of course, you will not want to give away any poker tells yourself! Avoid a savvy opponent to get information from you. We cover some great ways to avoid giving away information.
  • Finally, we cover 2 vital caveats you must consider before using poker tells. These are false tells, and the reliability of a potential tell.
  • Dive straight in to learn just about everything about poker tells you could possibly want to know.
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