While NL Hold’em and PLO might be the more popular poker variants these days, H.O.R.S.E. is a whole other kettle of fish. Many of the strategies that make you a winner in the former two almost ensure you’ll lose in H.O.R.S.E. play.
At the very least, there are four important skills that H.O.R.S.E. players ought to possess, writes James Guill.
While Texas Hold’em might get all the TV time, mixed games are also enjoying boosted popularity in poker. From Razz to Stud and every poker variant in between, H.O.R.S.E. and mixed games are the true test for poker’s greatest champions.
Learn more about mixed games in this article.
A Poker Hall of Famer, the late Chip Reese is remembered by the poker world for many things, but his crowning achievement was arguably winning the 2006 WSOP H.O.R.S.E. event. Jason Kirk was one of the very few people who managed to stick it out until the end of Reese’s monumental battle against Andy Bloch, to see him win the bracelet firsthand. What was it like? In short, it was one hell of a ride; creating the memory of a lifetime. Want the details? Read on.
Exceptionally rare is the poker player who can say that he’s won multiple WSOP bracelets in the same calendar year. Rarer still is the poker player who can say he’s done so twice. Tom Schneider has just admitted himself to that exclusive club, winning 2 WSOP bracelets just a week apart, after having accomplished the same feat back in 2007. Read more about Schneider’s historic victory.