Having a Big Winner image at the poker tables can be exceedingly profitable, writes our Senior contributor George Epstein. The mere fact that you’ve got tons of chips in your stack has a big psychological effect on your opponents.
We take a closer look at the “Big Winner image” and its effects in this strategy piece.
That our Senior contributor George Epstein is still learning well into his nineties says a lot about the importance of never settling or staying complacent with your knowledge.
In this article, George explains why poker learning is not only essential, but should never stop, no matter what!
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,