So, what does Black Friday have to do with the game of poker? And with the once-popular poker pro Howard Lederer and several other poker leaders?
Playing Texas hold’em, after the flop, if you hold a drawing hand, it is important to understand and know how to use the pot odds and the card odds.
No matter which game of poker or the stakes, a player’s image is very important.
I discussed at some length how salt and other edible items can impair your poker game, so you are more likely to go home a loser.
Salt — sodium chloride (NaCl) — is an edible inorganic crystal that may be harmful to your poker game.
Most people probably go to the casino with the notion of playing for a certain amount of time
I believe that the mental challenge and exercise of playing poker keep our brains healthy — just as do other forms of exercise to keep our bodies healthy.
In effect, playing poker and writing about it provide the same types of mental challenge and stimulation, and it goes one step further: It makes me a better poker player.
I was at a $4-$8 limit Texas hold’em game with a full table. Pre-flop, I had mucked my hole cards, leaving seven or eight players in the pot. But this hand seemed different.
When playing Texas hold’em, the river may well be the most important card. It is the final card to be dealt out on the board.
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