Poker beginners quickly learn to familiarize themselves with the concept of outs. One additional idea they need to learn and internalize is that one’s number of outs can change as a hand progresses.
Our Senior contributor, George Epstein, analyzes a sample hand from limit hold’em to illustrate this key concept of outs changing.
Cardplayer Lifestyle’s Senior contributor George Epstein recently penned an article entitled “Creating the Poker Player.” One of our readers, Jesse James, took the time to craft an excellent response, which George shares, analyses, and replies to in this article.
It’s always a trip to hear great home game poker stories, and it’s truly rare to hear of such stories from over six decades ago. Our Senior contributor George Epstein recently had a dream about his home game that took place back in the early 1950s and decided to share it and some fond memories in this article.
What sort of impact does one’s profession have on the way they play poker? Our Senior contributor George Epstein takes a look at engineers, in particular, and muses on how particular styles and tendencies in poker player may stem from the professional training people have,
Aggressive maniac players are some of the toughest one can face at the poker tables. There are a few ways to combat their playing style but our Senior contributor George Epstein prefers to tame these aggressors.
In this article he shares his thoughts and methodology, particularly relevant for mid- and low-stakes limit hold’em.
Cardplayer Lifestyle’s Senior contributor George Epstein has seen his share of luck, both good and bad. He’s gone on more winning and losing streaks at the poker tables than you can count.
This article’s tip might seem obvious, but George wants to remind all poker players out there that when you inevitably get on a lucky win streak, you can’t press that luck, otherwise you’re likely to lose all those winnings back.