Poker Tips by George: The Language of Poker
Like all things good or bad, poker too has a language of its own. Back in 1999, Michael Weisenberg wrote The Official Dictionary of Poker. Even before that, there were many excellent poker books that included pages of glossaries. More recently, it was only to be expected that, as more players joined our poker world, […]
Poker Tips by George: Odds and Outs – Playing a Draw
Playing hold’em, on the flop you have connected to a drawing hand. It happens often. To be a more consistent winner make good use of your card outs and odds, along with the pot odds. This is especially important in middle/small limit hold’em games, where it is more difficult to scare off opponents with a […]
Poker and Our Presidents – Part II
Boosted by the numerous presidents who have played the game, many people consider poker as our national pastime. Going back to George Washington, our first president, U.S. presidents have much enjoyed playing poker. Many presidents and political leaders made poker an important part of their lives.