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Online Poker Abbreviations for Texas Hold’em

Playing online poker in general, and Texas Hold’em in particular, is a very popular pastime. When you’re online, you may encounter abbreviations specific to the world of poker. To understand what other [more…]

Playable Texas Hold’em Hands

Texas Hold’em is a game of strategy, like any poker game, but where you’re sitting in relation to the action becomes part of your strategy when playing Hold’em. If you bet early, you generally need better [more…]

Questions to Ask Yourself before You Play Texas Hold’em

Whether you’re playing Texas Hold’em for fun or money — make that whether you’re playing for high stakes or low stakes — make sure you’re in a position mentally, physically, and financially to enjoy the [more…]

Texas Hold’em For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Texas Hold’em poker is everywhere these days — on TV, online, and in clubs and casinos. Before you sit down to a game of Texas Hold 'em, make sure you’re in good shape to be successful — take care of non-poker [more…]

What Is Betfair? is a unique online betting site where thousands of people bet against each other every day. (Country restrictions do apply.) Betting against people online means you can get better odds, and [more…]

Five Key Principles to Become a Winning Punter Using Betfair

Follow the five useful pointers below to help increase your chances of success when betting online using These handy tips will help you to: [more…] Betting Odds Converter uses decimal odds. Simply put, this means the odds you get are written in a decimal format (such as 3.4) which includes the stake. To convert fractional odds into decimals, simply add 1! [more…]

Winning on Betfair For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Use this basic information as your essential guide to and find out how to get started and get winning! Print out and pin up these handy tips, useful to both newcomers and seasoned Betfair [more…]

How to Choose the Best Card Games

Anyone who tells you that they know the best card games is either a fool or exceptionally arrogant. But, it is possible to offer a selection according to the needs of the players, so here goes! [more…]

How Card Games End

Beginning a card game is generally pretty straightforward — you deal the proscribed number of cards to the players. However, ending a card game can be a little different. Some games continue until a player [more…]

How to Rank Poker Hands

Poker may be the best-known card game, and if you’re going to play, you need to know how the hands rank. The following details the various Poker hands from the highest-ranking to lowest, along with the [more…]

Card Game Do’s and Don’ts

Card games are meant to be fun and entertaining and paying attention to the do’s and don’ts of card-playing can help you keep your enjoyment factor high and your frustration level low. [more…]

Card Games For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The variety of card games means that you can find one to suit most any situation — at the least, most card players are familiar with some type of Poker, though they may need to be reminded of how the hands [more…]

Choose the Correct-Size Pool Table

A pool table is a great addition to the family game room, finished basement, or anywhere you gather. But you have to be a smart shopper when shopping for your own pool table. Having enough space is an [more…]

Master the Fundamentals of a Pool Stroke

You need to check your pool stroke to make sure you’re on the path to becoming a fundamentally sound pool player. When you do check your stroke, ask yourself the following questions. [more…]

Make the Most of Pool and Billiards Practice

To become a skilled pool player, you need to practice your game. The following tips help you get the most out of your pool practice sessions. [more…]

Know What to Look For in a Cue Stick

Love to play pool so much that you’re in the market for your own cue stick? You’ll need to address these points to ensure you get the cue stick that helps you excel in your pool game. [more…]

Pool & Billiards For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Pool and billiards can be lifelong passions, combining physical exercise and substantial hand-eye coordination in a social game that’s just plain fun. If you love the game of pool, you may want to invest [more…]

Rummy: Understanding the Rules and Starting a Game

Rummy is a card game in which you try to improve the hand that you’re originally dealt. You can do this whenever it’s your turn to play, either by drawing cards from a pile [more…]

Tallying Your Score in Rummy

When playing Rummy, the first player to be able to put all but one of the cards in her hand into combinations (places all her cards on the table) wins the hand. This is called, [more…]

Adding to Combinations When Playing Rummy

When playing Rummy, you can only put down a combination during your turn. The correct timing is to pick up a card from the stock or discard pile, put down your meld, and then make your discard. The advantage [more…]

How to Play Gin Rummy

Gin Rummy is very similar to regular Rummy, but Gin has some additional wrinkles that make it a more interesting and challenging game.

To play Gin Rummy, you need the following: [more…]

The Basics of Playing Euchre

Euchre is an excellent social card game, simple in concept but with a high degree of subtlety in the play. To play Euchre, you need the following: [more…]

How to Go Alone in Euchre

In Euchre, a player with a particularly good hand can raise the stakes by opting to play the hand alone. The player who selects the trump suit has this option. As soon as you indicate your intention of [more…]

How to Bid for Tricks in Euchre

In a Euchre game, after the cards are dealt and you pick up your hand, you get a chance to make your bid. Everyone sees what card gets turned over for the trump suit and each player gets the chance to [more…]

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