12 Great Tips for Every Poker Beginner to Follow

It can be daunting to be a poker beginner, especially in this day and age when there are so many incredibly successful players out there.

Nonetheless, achieving poker success is possibly for beginners, too. You just have to know where to start and how to get on the right path.

We suggest that beginners start with the 12 tips we list in this article.

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A 3-Step Plan to Overcome Your Fear of Playing Live Poker

Deciding to attend a home game or visit a brick and mortar casino to play live poker is a simple decision for many. Not so for introverted online poker players though.

How to overcome overcome the obstacle of social anxiety? Follow the 3-step plan outlined in this article.

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What Is Range Merging?

Recreational poker players aren’t always familiar with terms and strategies employed by the top poker professionals. One such term is “range merging”.

This post provides a primer on what “range merging” means, along with general guidelines about how it’s best employed as a strategy at the poker table.

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Here’s Why Your Friend Is Being a Nit in Your Home Poker Game

When you think of a home game, you often think of a fun, rowdy crowd of friends enjoying themselves around the poker table. Tight nits tend to be the exception at home games, but sometimes playing tight is precisely the right strategy to employ in order to come out a winner.

Have a look at our reasons why your friends might be playing like nits during a home game.

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Online Poker Players Can Face Problems With The IRS

American citizens have tax reporting requirements on all income worldwide and on all foreign bank accounts with a minimum of $10,000 in them. For many online poker players, then, it’s important to abide by the rules and file taxes with the IRS accordingly.

This post reviews a couple of the main tax issues US citizens face that relate to online poker, and the importance of being the right side of the law. It’s certainly worth a look, even if you’re just a recreational poker player.

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4 Ways to Make Sure That You Keep Your Poker Face

If you’re just learning the basics of poker and are preparing to start playing live (as opposed to online), you’ll need to have your best poker face on.

What you might not realize is that some tells may give you away; some that you might not even be aware of, like the steadiness of your voice. Have a look at our list of four ways to ensure you can keep a poker face.

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