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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The Benefits of Playing Table Game Versions of Poker

While poker-themed table games at casinos tend to be scoffed at by poker purists, they can still provide a welcome respite when you’re just looking to get some friendly gamble on and relax. Even poker purists can enjoy games like Casino Hold’em, Three Card Poker, and the like that are spread at land-based and online casinos.

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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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A Recap of My Awesome Malta Poker Vacation

Who doesn’t love a good poker vacation?

I decided to recap the awesome experiences I recently had on an almost week-long trip to Malta to participate in the European Poker Tour festivities taking place there. What follows is a recap of how it went for me, along with some fun pictures that accompany my musings.

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Only If You Bring Them (Poker Players) Will They Come

With multiple PokerStars-sponsored live events having taken place in Atlantic City New Jersey this year only managing to deliver low attendance figures, here’s an op-ed that suggests one way to ensure that more poker players come to play.

While online marketing can be successful if you get potential poker players to click a few times, the key to live event marketing is making it as easy as possible for the poker players to come to the event destination. In the case of Atlantic City, New Jersey events, that means you’ve gotta bus players in.

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Macropoker.com Announces 2016 Online Poker Tournament Awards

Macropoker.com, one of the world’s largest online poker statistical databases, has announced the first ever online poker tournament awards (OPTA).

Beyond providing some more details about Macropoker for those who may not be familiar with them, this blog post gives furhter information about which awards will be distributed, when the ceremony will take place, and how to watch.

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