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‘KingDan’ Smith offers 4 Keys to Poker Success

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The GPI’s #1 ranking, a WPT title, $8.86 million in tournament winnings…yeah, Dan ‘KingDan’ Smith can play poker. So it’s little surprise that Entrepreneur Magazine picked Smith’s brain when they were looking for a pro to dish some tips and compare poker to entrepreneurship. As KingDan contends, both poker and business require high-risk decisions that create a “special blend of excitement and anxiety.” So how does Smith go about overcoming the anxiety and making the best decisions possible? Let’s take a look at some tips from the world’s top-ranked poker player. 1. Manage your expectations Nobody enters poker tournaments expecting …

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3-Time Bracelet Winner Matt Matros Gives His Tips For WSOP Success

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You’d be hard-pressed to find a poker player with more recent WSOP success than Matt Matros. From 2010-2012, Matros won a gold bracelet in three straight WSOPs, becoming just the 10th player in history to accomplish this feat. These three victories alone gave him $948,206 in prize money. Taking all of this into account, it’s no surprise that the Washington Post reached out to Matros when they were looking for somebody to dispense some WSOP tips. And here’s a look at three of the best tips that the Yale University graduate has to offer. 1. Get a Backer Even the …

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ElkY, Greenstein, and Moneymaker offer 2014 PCA Satellite Tips

PCA 2014

We’re now about a month away from the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, where millions of dollars will be given out. The 2014 PCA Main Event alone is set to offer $10 million in guaranteed money, which makes it a VERY attractive tournament. This is especially…

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Win a WSOP Package at Everest Poker for $1

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Wouldn’t it be great to play for a multi-million dollar tournament prize pool in Las Vegas, and hang out with French poker legend Fabrice Soulier? Well you can – and all for just $1 (!) with Everest Poker who’re giving out $4,000 WSOP prize packages that include the following perks: $1,000 buy-in for WSOP Event 56 7-night hotel stay at the Venetian/Palazzo ($1,400) $1,600 for spending and traveling money Everest VIP party invitation on June 29th, 2012 And that VIP party is where you can rub shoulders with poker pro Fabrice Soulier, and given that he’s the 2011 World Series …

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Learn Poker: Poker Tips for Beginners

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You can never learn too much poker strategy – especially in the beginning. So while we’ve covered beginners poker tips before, it’s definitely worth expanding on the subject. That said, let’s look at some extra poker tips that will help you catch up to more experienced players and earn some serious poker cash in the process. 1) Come up with a ‘Bankroll Management Plan’. Before you play a real money poker hand, it’s important to decide what stakes you should be playing based on your bankroll. Experienced poker tournament players usually have at least 50 buy-ins for their prospective stakes, …

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Free Poker Tips from the Pros

Most poker players don’t bother with seeking out professional coaching or training right away because this costs money. Instead, beginning online poker players like to gauge how successful they can be on their own, then they consider poker training afterward. Of course, none of these players realize that you can actually get free poker tips from the pros just by becoming a RakeTheRake member. Going further, getting training immediately shortens the amount of time it takes for you to become a successful poker player. Opening a RakeTheRake account is completely free, and when you do so, you’ll have the opportunity …

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Alexa Fisher is 8-Year-Old Poker Prodigy

Alexa Fisher may be well over a decade away from legally being allowed to play online poker or in  a casino, but that’s certainly not stopping her from playing wherever else she can. In fact, the 8-year-old American poker prodigy reportedly knows how to play 50 different poker games, and she has some poker tournament experience as well. The child grinder first learned how to play poker at the age of 3 when father Justin Fisher taught her the basics. After learning both the rules and strategy for holdem poker by age 5, Fisher picked up other poker games such …

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Top 10 Poker Books

While a lot of online poker players today improve their game by visiting forums and taking advantage of free poker training, there are still plenty of players who enjoy reading poker books. And if you’re interested in finding the top 10 poker books that can help your game, the following list should help greatly. 1. Harrington on Hold ’em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments, Vol. 1: Strategic Play (2004) Dan Harrington is certainly known as one of the better holdem poker players of all-time since he won the 1995 WSOP Main Event and earned over $6.6 million in his …

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Poker Pros who get Poker Coaching

One of the most common misconceptions about poker pros is that they don’t really need, nor seek out, the advice of others anymore. Instead, it’s just assumed that they’re totally fine on poker tips because they are good enough to make a living with the game. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth since there are plenty of pro players who get poker coaching and watch training videos. A great example of a professional player who got poker coaching is Jeff Shulman, who enlisted the services of Phil Hellmuth for the 2009 WSOP Main Event. Shulman sought out the …

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Tom Dwan Poker Coaching costs $6.5k

Poker pro Brandon Adams discussed his poker coaching company, Expert Insight, in a recent interview, and he revealed the shocking wages that his coaches are earning. Tom Dwan was among the priciest coaches since an hour with the online poker pro will cost you $6,500. And if you’re looking to Patrik Antonius for a bargain price, don’t because he charges nearly the same at $6,000 per hour. Obviously beginning players can’t afford poker coaching fees like these, but this doesn’t mean that they still can’t become excellent players. This is especially true with the many poker training sites out there, …

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