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2005 World Series of Poker -- Mid Tournament Report
The 2005 World Series of Poker
started its 36th year bigger and better than ever at the
RIO! Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. At the mid point
of the tournament series, Events #1 through #22 have been
2005 World Series of Poker - Final Tournament Report
Now that the 2005 World Series of
Poker has finished, we can tell you what took place in
Events #23 through #45. But most importantly we can announce
what happened in the Main Event and who won the $7,500,000
top prize and became the 2005 champion.
2005 World Series of Poker - Complete Report
Over 29,000 poker players came to
Las Vegas from 40 different countries all over the earth to
play in the 2005 World Series of Poker tournament events.
This generated a total net prize pool of over $103,000,000
dollars, more than twice the total prize pool amount in
3 Tips For The Beginner Poker Player
So you want to be a poker player? Poker is a very challenging game although game play
is relatively simple. Before you start throwing money around
familiarize yourself with the rules of betting, calling,
raising, and folding. Also, it is important to know the rank
of each hand.
4 Poker Tips the Pros Won't Tell You
In the past few years, professional
poker playing has exploded in popularity. The biggest
players are winning substantial amounts of money. However,
none of the professional poker players are sharing their
secrets. In reality, the best players in the world aren't
doing anything really spectacular.
7 Card Stud Poker
Stud poker is poker in which the
first round of cards, and often the last, is dealt face down
and the others face up. 7 card stud poker is a variant of
this, which has become more popular since the American Civil
on Buying Poker Chip Sets
Complete chip sets should be
purchased with a few things in mind: How many chips do you
need? How much can you afford to pay for your chipset and
how many players will be using the chips in a game. As with
most things, you pay for quality and the best advice is to
buy the highest quality you can.
All You Need to Know About Poker Chip Cases
A case to protect and secure your
chips, cards and dealer button is imperative to protect your
investment and provide the necessary security for your
chips. The chips will remain safe under lock and key during
play leaving you to concentrate on your play.
Poker Tournaments - The Greatest Deal of All
tournaments are daily events that happen on a lot of the
best online poker websites. Freerolls are much loved by the
poker playing community as they offer the poker players the
chance to win some real money without losing any.
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Is Playing Poker Online Right For You?
Playing poker is a
wonderful hobby and an engaging form of entertainment.
Although many times in the past you may have found that you
wanted to play poker but were not close enough to a casino
to just hop in your car and run on in to take a seat at the
Learning How to Play Poker Online
Poker is not
entirely a game of luck, but rather a game of skill and how
you can take the cards you are dealt and make them win. This
requires knowledge of odds, bluffing, and the general rules
of the game not to mention the other cards opponents have
Poker is a very popular virtual casinos game where real players play against eachother,
not the virtual casino. The virtual casino does usually take
a small percentage of the online poker 'pot' before paying
it over the winner. Online poker has evolved into many
Online Poker and Shorthanded Tables
One of the many
benefits of poker's infiltration of the online world is the
ability to create new ways to play the game that just
wouldn't be feasible offline. Some examples include Sit 'n
Go tournaments and micro-limit games.
Online Poker Betting Strategies
Thousands of men and women from different corners of the world have taken up online poker playing in the past several years. Most analysts agree that the number of people who regularly participate in online poker will double within the coming couple of
Online Poker FAQs
Online poker has
become incredibly popular over the past several years and it
looks as if it will continue to do so. However, despite its
worldwide popularity there are a lot of questions people
have about online poker and would like to know the answers
before they start betting their hard earned money.
Online Poker Rooms
Many gamblers shy
away from the table games at land based casinos out of fear.
If you'd like to learn how to play poker, there is no better
place to learn how to play this truly entertaining game than
at one of the many online poker rooms.
Playing Casino Poker for the First Time
If you are one of
those poker players that has been playing the game locally
or online for some time, but never ventured into a casino
poker room before, here are some things you can expect your
first time at the tables.
Online Poker for a Living
Playing online poker for a living is absolutely
possible, but it takes a combination of talent, dedication, patience, discipline and disposition to succeed. You must study and constantly work on the weak parts of your game.
Poker Aces - how to play them
Poker Aces refers to
two aces dealt pre-flop. It is the strongest possible
pre-flop hand in Texas Holdem Poker. But despite this many
players find themselves on the losing end when dealt this
hand. When you're dealt a pair of Aces, you just don't fold
Poker and the Human Fear Detector
How do you play
against someone who constantly knows exactly what you are
doing? You may know the guy I am talking about. He tells me
what my cards are right before I muck them. Every time I
make a move against him he picks me off like a hawk catches
a field mouse.
Poker - A Social Thing
There is a very good
reason why people enjoy a regular poker game with their
friends and work colleagues. It is fun. It is relaxing. It
is social. It is an excuse to eat sandwiches and chips and
forget about trivial things like bills and pressures at
Poker Bankroll Requirements
Your bankroll is the
amount of money you have set aside to play poker with. Some
players can easily add to their bankroll from outside
sources while others have no way to add if they lose theirs.