Category: Poker News

Knowing a lot of math isn’t really necessary to play Texas Hold’em

March 30, 2023

It’s possible to become a poker genius without being a math genius Poker is not a game of chance: you have to combine cards in a similar way to bridge. Texas Hold’em is one of the best-known and most-played styles in the world. Luck is not the predominant factor in poker, but rather the richness […]

WPT adds two One Drop events to the summer calendar

March 30, 2023

The poker tournament calendar for the year continues to get fuller as more events are added The World Poker Tour (WPT) recently announced its partnership with the One Drop Foundation to unveil two charity tournaments that will take place during the upcoming Wynn Summer Classic to be played in July in Las Vegas. The news […]

These are the odds of hitting a straight flush in Texas Hold’em

March 29, 2023

A straight flush is hard to pick up in Texas Hold’em, but is a true killer when it hits While playing Texas Hold’em, knowing the odds of certain events occurring can be beneficial. That’s something Americas Cardroom has been focusing on recently. It’s certain that many players want to know how often they might get […]

Nevada bill looks to get rid of online poker cheaters

March 29, 2023

Lawmakers hope to pass legislation to weed out the bad element of poker Nevada seeks to become a state where gambling is conducted in a regulated manner and with full transparency. Online poker cheating continues to be a problem for many operators, and dealing with these types of people can sometimes be quite difficult. State […]

These are the odds of getting a Full House in Texas Hold’em

March 28, 2023

A full house can be a great ally for poker players at the felt A Full House in Texas Hold’em is considered the third-best play in the hand order. When a player has a combination of a pair and a three-of-a-kind (technically called a full house), you will see a smile on his face. Of […]

Poker grudge match featuring Nik Airball and Matt Berkey in the works

March 28, 2023

The two are preparing for a grueling game to see who has the chops to take the chips This week looks set to be an action-packed week in the poker world as a 100-hour duel begins with at least $1 million at stake between Nik Airball and Matt Berkey. After some time of social media […]

These are the odds of being dealt a Royal Flush in Texas Hold’em

March 27, 2023

Scoring the elusive Royal Flush is the dream of every poker player In a game of Texas Hold’em, the Royal Flush is the highest-ranking hand you can have. This hand consists of an Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 of the same suit. If you’re one of those players on Americas Cardroom lucky enough to […]

Joey Weissman outlasts Foxen, Negreanu in US Poker Open event

March 27, 2023

Taking down the poker greats in a tournament has to be a fantastic feeling Having Alex Foxen and Daniel Negreanu as rivals at the same poker table can be one of the worst nightmares for many players on Americas Cardroom. For Joey Weissman, that was no problem, as he managed to get an early lead […]

How to know when to bluff in Pot-Limit Omaha

March 24, 2023

Bluffing can be a strong ally in PLO, but it requires a certain amount of finesse For some players on Americas Cardroom, bluffing may be the fun part of poker. However, you have to know when and against whom to do it so that it doesn’t backfire. This certainly applies to such a popular variant […]

New drama emerges to rock the poker scene

March 24, 2023

Elvis Toomas accuses another player of being a fraud following a failed staking deal Drama seems to be becoming a fairly common factor in the poker world and the latest updates on Americas Cardroom are a testament to that. Most recently, Elvis Toomas attacked poker pro Thu Nguyen with strong statements, claiming that his own […]

Exploring the benefits of straddling in Texas Hold’em

March 23, 2023

Straddling can give you a definitive edge at the poker tables when used properly Straddles are a type of blind bet that take place preflop. These bets encourage considerably the action at the tables, making the players play a more aggressive strategy. Although it is not a term and/or action that may be in the […]

Aria to host poker tournament in Las Vegas in June

March 23, 2023

The BetMGM Poker Championship will give poker players a shot at a $2-million pot Poker pros have a new event to add to their calendar from Friday, June 9 through Tuesday, June 13. During those five days of action, the BetMGM Poker Championship will take place at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. […]

How to best use traps in Texas Hold’em

March 22, 2023

Trapping is a guaranteed way to increase your winnings at the poker tables Texas Hold’em is a game of luck and skill. Skill is something you can account for and improve; luck can be a bit fickle. Setting traps in Texas Hold’em is a skill you can learn and improve, allowing you to stop relying […]

Garrett Adelstein banned from Hustler Casino Live over rift with Robbi Jade Lew

March 22, 2023

Claims of cheating during a game have led to the popular player’s unexpected exit The poker world continues to be shrouded in controversy, something that many fans on Americas Cardroom are probably quite accustomed to. A few months after that famous incident, Hustler Casino Live’s most popular player, Garrett Adelstein, was banned from competing on […]

Why you should never let other players see the flop for free in Texas Hold’em

March 21, 2023

There’s a science to Texas Hold’em betting that will lead to more wins In Texas Hold’em, the flop refers to the phase of a poker game when the first three cards are dealt. Preceded by the preflop (where there are only hole cards) and before the turn (where the fourth card comes out), it opens […]

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