Duck Flush: a Hot New Game for High-Rollers

There’s a weird new variant being played at high stakes live cash tables. It’s called Duck Flush, and it’s like 2-7 Triple Draw with one big twist: a high hand can win, so long as it’s a flush or better.

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Quick Tips For Omaha Eight or Better


Learn the basics for one of the softer games available online – Omaha 8

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Dealing With Maniacs in Six Max Limit Hold ‘em


Carl outlines the challenges posed by hyper-aggressive opponents in shorthanded limit holdem

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Check-Raising the River in Limit Holdem


An overview of the river check raise in limit holdem cash games

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Selecting the proper level in 6-max Limit Hold ‘em


Carl provides a pocket guide to level selection in modern online shorthanded limit games

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Can You Win Without Looking? Playing Shorthanded Limit Hold ‘Em Poker

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Texas Hold’em is the most popular form of poker played throughout the world today. It is typically played with a maximum of 9 or 10 players. Most players are only comfortable playing at a full or nearly full table. When the game becomes shorter the quality of hands that win pots decreases dramatically and the [...]

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Straddling in Limit Texas Hold’em: A Primer

Aces on table

Texas Hold’em is normally played with the two players to the left of the button putting up blinds. Typically the small blind is one half or two thirds the amount of the big blind with the big blind being the amount of a “small” bet (in a 20-40 game the blinds are 10 and 20). [...]

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Sample Chapter From the Poker Tracker Guide

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Love Poker Tracker but feel a bit overwhelmed by all of the info available? You need the Poker Tracker Guide. We like it so much that we’ve reprinted a chapter of the guide for you to check out – read it, love it and then head over to to buy the full guide. At [...]

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Finesse: Flop Play in Limit Hold ‘Em


This article will cover one scenario of when to cap, and when to call the third bet on the turn in limit. The scenario:
You hold AcKh
Flop is AsKc2s
Your opponent often will be very aggressive on a flush draw on the flop. You know him to cap bets. He bets the flop, you raise, any other [...]

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Don’t Punch the Fish in Limit Hold’em Poker

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One of the more common mistakes players at low, and sometimes mid limit texas holdem games is to “go after” someone that took a pot off them. I see good players play marginal hands because they know that the moron/fish at the table is likely to put more money in than a normal player, or [...]

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