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Do Animals Gambling

Do Animals Gamble? The Answer May Surprise You

We’ve all heard of pigeon fanciers, but how about pigeons who fancy a flutter? Research by American psychologist, Professor Thomas Zentall, suggests that human and animal behaviour is more similar than biologists may have previously thought,…

Who Painted Dogs Playing Poker?

We've all seen the painting of the dogs playing poker, but who painted it and what does it mean? To answer the first question, the famous American artist Cassius Marcellus Coolidge is the guy who immortalised the poker playing dogs in this…
Poker Anger

How To Avoid The Building Blocks Of Poker Anger

Research shows that anger is the most difficult of emotions to control. When things are not going your way on the felt you can start to become angry. As each bad beat smacks you in the face more anger seats itself in your brain. You don’t…

Variance In Live Poker

Variance in poker occurs because no matter how good you are, luck will always have a large say in how a game plays out.  There are lots of variables that a player must deal with in poker. Whether you opt to play Texas Hold'em or Omaha poker,…

Beginners Guide To Three Card Poker

Over the last few years, Texas Hold 'Em has become the most popular version of poker online. However, there is an alternative version called Three Card Poker which is a slightly simpler way to play poker. But just how do you play the game? History…
Play Omaha Online

Playing Omaha Poker Online

There are a few variations of Omaha poker but the most popular version is known as Pot-Limit Omaha. Most of us are aware of Texas Hold'em poker but Omaha is played a bit differently. Players having the ability to select two from four cards…
Gus Hansen Poker Legend

Gus Hansen ~ Poker Legend

Gus Hansen is easily one of the most popular Poker stars of the modern era. Not just because of his devilishly good looks, but because he has notched up an outstanding list of career wins. Plus he has been a key figure of the World Poker Tour…

Trouble Starting Hands In Poker

The term ‘trouble hand’ gets bandied about in poker a lot. Often these hands refer to personal instances when someone has a phobia of a hand due to a bad beat or a poker myth passed down to them. But sometimes the term ‘trouble’…
Bluffing Frequency

Bluffing Frequency In Poker

Poker is not played in your hand but in your head. All anyone knows on the table is their own cards, which makes it difficult to have absolute confidence in the hand you’re holding. There is no controlling the cards but there is definitely…

The Perils Of Watching The Poker Pros

These days poker is everywhere. Pro Poker players are revered nearly as highly as sports stars. You can watch poker on television 24/7 and follow your favorite players - Ivey, Negreanu, Hansen, Brunson, Hellmuth. These guys are loved and respected…
Play Video Poker

Playing Video Poker

Believe it or not, the very first coin-operated gambling machines were mechanical poker machines. The company Sittman and Pitt produced the machines out of New York. First created in 1891 they were hugely popular and widely accepted to be the…

Doyle Brunson ~ Poker Legend

Doyle Brunson was born on August 10th, 1933 in Fisher County, Longworth, Texas. A legend in the industry, he has been a professional poker player for over 50 years. Poker historians credit Brunson with bringing a new level of respectability…