Four of a kind in poker

In poker, a four-of-a-kind hand, often known as quads, is a five-card combination made up of four cards of the same rank. Consider the following: you have four Kings, or three Kings and a Joker (wild card). Although four kings is considered an unstoppable hand in most poker variants, it is still possible to lose …

Pablo Silva Takes Down His First GGPoker Super MILLION$

Pablo Silva went into the final day of the $10,300 Super MILLION$ as the chip leader and he emerged two and a half hours later with the $260,765 top prize in tow. Silva had navigated his way to the final table on seven other occasions but always came up short. July 19 was the Brazilian’s time to shine. …

High-Low Poker

With good reason, the flush royal is regarded as the strongest hand-possible combination of cards. This only applies to traditional poker varieties, where the best hand wins.The stronger hand is referred to be “high.” This hand is known as a flush royal in variants of poker like Texas Holdem or Omaha. On the other hand, …

Partypoker Banning Players on Its Online Blacklist From Live Tournaments, As Well

Much of the talk in the poker world over the last couple months has been about online poker cheating and the possible carry-over into the live tournament world. Several well-known poker players have levied cheating accusations at several other well-known poker players, prompting an elevated discussion of how online cheaters should be handled in live …

Joker in poker

The Joker card is special. The figure shown on the card—a clown in most decks—created a complete cultural phenomena around it. However, we shall solely discuss the card’s intended use in a game in this paragraph. In different poker games, there are two major methods to utilize a joker: as a Wild Card and as …

American Gaming Association Calls for Feds to Go After “Unregulated” Operations

Online gaming has been a part of the lexicon for the past 25 years. The American Gaming Association (AGA), the lobbying group for the American casino market, has had several different stances regarding online gaming over that time span. In a letter to the U. S. Department of Justice last week, the AGA has once …

Ex-PokerStars Executive Buys Poker.org and Launches Media

Ex-PokerStars executive Erick Hollreiser has acquired a poker news website and is moving to launch Triple Barrel Media Limited, a company that seeks to give “a new voice” to poker journalism by bringing more insight, coverage, and analysis of the industry. This happens as PokerStars has just obtained a third license to launch its online …

Tournaments of poker – explanation and strategy

Tournaments are much different from cash games. In cash games, the winner can instantly collect his or her winnings and continue playing. Additionally, you may have as many chips as you like or purchase additional chips.In tournaments, the quantity of chips is determined by the regulations, and a player must reach a specific level in …