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Top 10 Poker Tips for Beginners

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While you could spend years learning poker tips and strategy, in the beginning, it’s best to simplify things by focusing on just a few tips. This being said, here is a look at some of the best strategy for beginning poker players. 1. Set Starting Hand Requirements – You need to limit the number of poker hands that you’re willing to play in order to avoid wasting money and putting yourself in difficult situations. And the best way to do this is by keeping strict starting hand requirements based on the table size. Once you gain more experience, you can …

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Study shows Online Poker reduces Stress

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Some players might think of poker as a somewhat stressful game – especially if they don’t take the time to learn poker strategy beforehand. However, a Canadian university study found the opposite to be true in that online poker actually reduces stress. The primary cause of stress is a hormone called cortisol, which increases blood sugar and blood pressure when released. Cortisol also reduces your immune responses, and all of this causes you to feel more stressed out. But the study found that when you play poker online, your cortisol levels decrease by 17%, which reduces stress levels quite a …

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DeepStacks Poker Tour Prize Packages at Full Tilt Poker

If you love casino poker tournaments and rakeback, then you should really consider playing at Full Tilt Poker. Not only does Full Tilt offer 27% rakeback deals, but they are also giving out $3,500 prize packages for the DeepStacks Poker Tour’s World Poker Challenge. If you’re unfamiliar with the World Poker Challenge, this event takes place in Reno, Nevada at the Grand Sierra Resort; also, the poker tournament runs on March 12th and 13th. If you’re able to win one of the $3,500 prize packages that Full Tilt Poker is giving out, you will get your $2,600 Main Event buy-in …

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Liv Boeree will Host Poker in the Park

Former Ultimate Bet player and rising female poker star Liv Boeree has been tabbed as the host of the fourth annual Poker in the Park event.  Boeree, who also represented Absolute Poker and their 30% rakeback deals, is a former model who became the third female to win a European Poker Tour event after she captured the EPT San Remo title; she also won over €1.25 million for the victory.  After winning EPT San Remo and having her name plastered in poker news headlines everywhere, Boeree will now have the opportunity to open Poker in the Park. If you haven’t …

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Some Tips For Your Toolbox

Nobody likes to be told what to do and unwanted suggestions can feel more like orders than recommendations. But when it comes to poker tips, there’s really no reason not to be all ears due to the fact that whether you decide to bite the hook and follow the lead-on, or not, at least you know the bait is out there, and if you aren’t biting it your opponents might be. So, with that philosophy in mind here are a few tips from the pros to add to your tackle-box. 1. Playing poker online and playing at the casino are not …

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Annie Duke Poker Tutor lands on iPhone

Games modeled after professional poker players have found little success in the video game market due to the fact that people can just go to online poker rooms if they want to play free poker.  But UltimateBet pro Annie Duke thinks she can succeed where others have failed through her new iPhone application entitled Annie Duke Poker Tutor. As you may have guessed from the title, Annie Duke Poker Tutor is more than just a game where you play mindless hours of poker in an effort to build your play money bankroll.  Instead, it has the added element of teaching …

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