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Speed Kills

The Rush For Rush Poker The unsurprising announcement came into our inbox yesterday heralding the arrival of Sprint Poker on the iPoker network. Starting with Bet365 this feels like the 365th such announcement with the world and his wife now offering some variant on the Full Tilt Poker – supposedly patent protectable – ‘classic’ that … continuation reading bet

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Terminal Poker Mobile – Need for Speed

Terminal Poker may not be a name familiar to all but, having launched as a competitor to Rush (as in Poker, not the prog rock band or the bum sex drug) it seems to be slowly but surely finding its feet in the crowded poker market place. For those who loved Rush Poker this is … continuation reading bet

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iPoker to lower Fixed Limit rake

Great news for Fixed Limit fans For those of you still reading after seeing the Fixed Limit phrase, no, they haven’t found a cure for Bipolar disorder, however… pokerQ4.com understands that iPoker will shortly announce it is to reduce the rake in it’s Fixed Limit cash games. They currently charge 5% across the board for … continuation reading bet

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A Little poker strategy – the Bluff Catcher

Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker Volume 1 written by Jonathan Little is a up to date guide book to modern poker tournament strategy. Poker strategy and especially tournament strategy has moved on since the (then) awesome Dan Harrington on Hold’em. Jonathan Little’s book may well be the best tournament poker book written since Harrington’s. For … continuation reading bet

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BackBet finally launched by ipoker

BackBet from ipoker is inplay betting on the outcome of your cash game hands. While new for ipoker, a more basic arcade game version called PokerBet was launched years ago by Micrograming but was not based on live hands and real players. BackBet is the first to use real play and was intended to be … continuation reading bet

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Running a hand twice – reduce your poker variance

Running a hand twice to reduce your poker variance – the video from an episode of High Stakes Poker shows the real life benefits of reducing your poker variance in cash games by running a hand twice or thrice. Patrik Antonius is clear favourite to win the hand, a 77% favourite on the turn with … continuation reading bet

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PokerStars WCOOP means increase in cash games rake?

PokerStars WCOOP – Its that time of year that every tournament poker player and a lot of cash game players have been waiting for since … the last time. Unless you are a US player of course and, thanks to your Government, then most Americans can only read all about it. Poker stars will be … continuation reading bet

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OPTIMUS CRIME? ROBOTS IN DISGUISE? PRIMA POKER LAUNCHES AUTO FOLD.

Prima Poker, perhaps now more currently known as the Microgaming Poker Network, has just launched one of the most bizarre software upgrades in recent times. While many Prima players are already exasperated with the Anonymous Tables which arrived late last year, this latest step, the launch of an autofold system known as the Pocket Card … continuation reading bet

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Increase rakeback by doing nothing?

Increase rakeback by doing nothing? How can you increase your poker rakeback by doing nothing other than switching the poker site or network you play on? In the pokerQ4.com guide to player rake calculations we discussed how each poker site works out the amount you pay in rake per raked hand, which determines how much … continuation reading bet

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Poker Rake Calculation

Poker Q4 wants to take you through the various methods online poker sites decide to calculate rake. Rake is typically taken in all Cash Poker games (Ring Games), Multi table tournaments (MTT’s) and Sit N’ Go tournaments (SNG’s). Cash Games Let’s start with how poker sites typically calculate rake for cash games. The majority of … continuation reading bet

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Poker Mistakes and Howlers

As a Liverpool fan outside of poker, Manchester UTD goalkeeper David De Gea’s recent howlers and mistakes have amused me no end, as you can imagine… Ahead of Pepe Reina in the Spanish national team pecking order? I think not. Anyway, I’ve been so amused it got me to thinking about some of the best … continuation reading bet

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It’s faackin’ poker innit!

“It’s faackin’ poker innit” cried the coarse cockney from across the table in The Vic £1/£2 game as he raked in the last of my rent money, dismissing my protestations that hiding his black chips was effectively cheating… There is an old adage in poker known simply as ‘Any Edge’. I was recently reminded of … continuation reading bet

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