Poker Profile: Alexander “Assassinato” Fitzgerald

Ever wonder what makes a great poker coach? In this profile of professional poker player Alex “Assassinato” Fitzgerald you’ll be sure to find out. The consummate professional at and away from the felt, Fitzgerald’s model is certainly worth emulating.

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If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Play, Don’t Play at All

While I haven’t completely taken a break from writing for this poker blog, my output hasn’t been as frequent as it has been in months past. Rather than make excuses for “slowing down” I took a step back and asked myself what could be learned from it and how that lesson could extend to the poker table. I think you’ll enjoy this read.

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11 Reasons Why Wild Bill Hickok is in the Poker Hall of Fame

Scroll down the names enshrined in the Poker Hall of Fame and one, in particular, stands out; that of Wild Bill Hickok. The gunslinger of the Old West surely has an interesting story, and if you’re wondering why he was tapped for entry into the Hall, we’ve got 11 reasons that’ll surely make you nod your head in agreement (or shake it in wonderment). Have a look,

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Resiliency in Poker

A big part of poker is being on your mental game. In this blog post, Mental Game of Poker author Jared Tendler explores the topic of resiliency in poker and how it can help you with your mental poker game.

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Politics in Poker: My Final Thoughts (Video)

The poker world has been buzzing about the “politics in poker issue” for the better part of two weeks since Daniel Colman and Olivier Busquet donned “Free Palestine” and “Save Gaza” T-shirts. In this video, I give a timeline of events and mention the main people who’ve been vocal on the issue. I also respond to Nolan Dalla’s video and give my final thoughts, crystallizing my feelings on the place of politics in poker. Enjoy.

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The Five Percent Rule = Online Poker Success

Any poker player, even a recreational one, knows that solid bankroll management is critical to overall success at the tables. This proves true over time whether you primarily play poker online or in a live setting. This post examines a good bankroll management strategy tip: the 5% rule, and extols the benefits of sticking to it.

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