Are you being cheated at the poker table?

All I’ve been consuming lately is information about an alleged cheating scandal in a California cardroom. Whether it happened or not, what can you...
Michael Laake poker strategy

How to chop like a poker pro

Often, when you get six players or so at the final table, people start to get nervous and uncomfortable. So, rather than play short-handed,...

Consider starting a featured game at your poker room

Does your poker room offer featured games? That’s a poker game you sign up for that has a specific starting time on a specific...

Survival mode is key in poker tournaments

More often than not, when players commiserate their tournament exit, by default they often go to the last hand played and get into conversations...
Michael Laake poker strategy

Starting your final table in a poker tournament

Over the previous months, I discussed a lot of the ways I approach tournaments and how to help get you to the final table....

Should you use smartphones at the table?

I’m a pro; I can use my cell phone at the table because I know what to do. Smartphones, love them or hate them,...

Winning poker players keep records of play

Are you up for a wager? I’ll bet you a green chip that out of 20 random players, I can tell you which ones...

Get the most out of poker’s hand discussion 

There’s a fine line between discussing hands and bad-beat stories. Too often you’ll have a friend ask you for some advice on a hand...
Michael Laake poker strategy

Making final-two-table adjustments

When entering a multitable tournament, the obvious objective is to win. Making sure you give yourself some opportunity to win the tournament is important. When...

Your poker bankroll needs a great plan

There are no magic bullets that will guarantee you a constant win-rate. With today’s competitive environment, owning a solid bankroll-management plan ensures a much...

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