At The Poker Tables: Beginners Series 003 - Starting Hand Selection (Part 1)

by Riverboat Gaming October 20, 2016

Choosing your starting hand when playing Texas Hold'em Poker is like choosing your weapon before a duel. Choose the wrong weapon and you will probably lose. A toy inflatable sword will almost never beat a Glock 9mm, and an unsuited 2,5 will almost never beat Aces. Generally speaking, to win any given hand, you either need a better weapon than your opponent, or you need to actually understand their weapon better than they do.

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At the Poker Tables: Beginners Series 002 - Poker Variations - Betting Types

by Riverboat Gaming August 12, 2016

When most people think of "poker" they think of No Limit Texas Hold'em. This version of the game is undoubtedly the most popular at the moment. No Limit Texas Hold'em is pretty much the only version of poker that is televised, and most of the large prestigious tournaments play this version. 

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At the Poker Tables: Beginners Series 001 - Common Mistakes

by Riverboat Gaming August 03, 2016

We were all beginners once...think about it, even the greatest legends of poker once had to be told basic things like, which hands beat which, when was their turn to bet and not to go all in just because they had and Ace. The initial learning curve with any new game is always steep, and this is magnified in the case of poker because we are usually playing for real money!

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