In this poker tips and strategy post, we list and then elaborate on the main differences between Texas Hold’em and Open-Face Chinese Poker. It’s the most popular poker discipline versus the hottest up-and-coming variation of the game. We cover the basics, hand values, how the games are scored, and much more. Read on to discover what makes Open-Face Chinese Poker so attractive to the tens of thousands who regularly play the game.
Since No Limit Hold’em seems to be a relatively “solved” game nowadays, with just too many good players for it to remain profitable for the “average Joe”, perhaps the time has come to switch to other poker disciplines?
It’s common knowledge that there are lots of differences between playing poker online versus in a live setting. If, however, you’re new to online poker, you may not be prepared for what awaits you. We’ve compiled a list of five important tips that should help make the transition to online poker play as smooth as possible. Have a look.
If you’re a poker beginner, there are 4 basic skills you’ll have to become more familiar with – and eventually master – in order to become a better poker player. So, before you start reading a bunch of poker books and magazines, listening to podcast and lessons from the top poker pros, start out here with the basics and learn the 4 skills that’ll help you become a beter poker player. Read on to find out more.
A friend recently challended me on my poker knowledge and thought he could get the better of me when he asked if I could name four different varieites of poker in which you’d only face one opponent. After understanding that humans were not the only type of opponent allowed, I quickly rattled off not four, but five different types of poker in which you face only one opponent. Think you can figure them all out by yourself? Take a guess, then check out the list.
The Internet is full of recommendations for things to do when you visit Prague, but here at the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog, we like to look at vacationing through poker-tinted lenses. While on a recent three-day trip to Prague, I made sure to take in the local poker scene. As it was somewhat tought to find information about Prague poker online prior to the trip, I made sure I experienced a lot while there in terms of poker with a goal in mind of compiling this guide for recreational players to use when playing poker in Prague, It’s packed with plenty of useful information that you simply shouldn’t be without when anteing up at the Czech felt. Enjoy, and be sure to share this guide with any poker fan headed to Prague in the future.