Poker Tips & Strategy


5 Things Beginners Should Know About Online Poker

In the poker industry, there’s a constant desire to get more people involved in the game for the first time. Many first-timers dip their toes in the water via signing up to play at online poker sites.

If you’re a poker beginner, starting out playing online for the very first time, there’s a checklist of items you ought to be aware of. Our list covers the basics, such that once you’ve ticked them off, you’ll be ready to post your blinds and ante up at the virtual felt.

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Selling Action in Poker but Were Afraid to Ask

Selling action is commonplace in the poker world. Both among professional and recreational players, it’s not unusual to offer backers pieces or your action. When you sell action, you don’t assume as much risk, but still get the experience of playing in big events as well as the chance to score in bigger prize pools.

With that said, there’s a LOT you need to know about selling action, including everything from treating your backers properly to how to deal with tax implications of winning when you’ve got investors. Take a good look at this comprehensive guide about selling action and be sure to follow the guidelines if you ever decide to sell some of your own.

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Ask the Poker Experts: What Does Legal U.S. Sports Betting Mean for Online Poker?

In the wake of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning PASPA, confusion, hope, and trepidation are running amok among the poker playing community. At the end of the day, we just want to know what sort of effect this has on playing legal, regulated online poker.

Our panel of experts, comprised of David Huber, Preston Oade, Steve Ruddock, Adam Small, and Mac VerStandig tackles the issue from multiple angles and collectively give a comprehensive answer that serves to dispel any confusion online poker fans might have.