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Top new questions this week:

What is the origin of the all-in bet?

When I was a kid (long ago in the previous century) and we played poker for fun or pocket change none of us knew of such a thing as an "all-in" bet. If somebody raised you and you didn't have the ...

all-in poker-history  
asked by Michael 4 votes
answered by Lee Daniel Crocker 1 vote

Bankroll strategy

just trying to gather some more information on bankroll strategy. I have recently starting taking poker seriously as a second income opportunity. I live in country Australia where we have terrible ...

cash-game bankroll-management  
asked by Josh 2 votes
answered by disco beat 1 vote

Should this holdem hand result in a split pot?

In Holdem poker, on the board are 2 Kings /6/4/2. There are 2 players in the hand, one calling the other. One man has a king and a queen. The other has a king an a 9. My question is whether this a ...

texas-hold-em poker-strategy learning hand drawing  
asked by Jim Williams 1 vote
answered by Chris Farmer 5 votes

VPIP at Micro / Freeroll Stakes

Playing some lower stakes tournaments and freeroll tournaments, I play pretty loose. I track my VPIP (or whatever its called, Voluntary Put in Pot Pre-Flop I believe is the long form) for just the ...

texas-hold-em tournament betting-strategy  
asked by Notorious Pet0 1 vote
answered by vlzvl 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Minimum re-raise in Hold em

What is the minimum re-raise in Texas hold em? I have heard both that you need to double the previous bet and that the minimum raise is the big blind. Which is it?

texas-hold-em rules nlhe  
asked by Tom Squires 16 votes
answered by Jeffrey Blake 26 votes

What are the odds of being dealt exactly the same 2 hole cards in consecutive hands?

I mean exactly the same two cards e.g. A♥ and 5♠, not just any A5 off suit.

texas-hold-em online  
asked by Robbie Dee 2 votes
answered by msergeant 5 votes

Poker Rooms Comparison

I am playing at Pokerstars only. Basically there are a lot of tournaments/cash games at PS according to any taste and bankroll. I am thinking of creating an account in some other poker rooms. So ...

online poker-rooms  
asked by IharS 10 votes
answered by Bogdan 5 votes
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