Gerald Hanks

Gerald Hanks is from Houston Texas, and has been playing poker since 2002. He has played cash games and no-limit hold’em tournaments at live venues all over the United States.

The main underpinning of poker is math. Psychology has a part to play, but a solid understanding of probability will serve you well at the poker tables. Read more

The ups and downs of poker are often collectively known as variance. But what is it and how is it calculated? And how can poker players deal with variance? Read more

PokerStove is a handy poker odds calculator that is used to examine hand matchups and equity calculations. Read or watch our tutorial to learn how it works. Read more

In this poker lesson you’ll learn how to play 2-to-7 Triple Draw, which is a form of lowball poker where the objective is to make the best possible low hand Read more

Of course, for every classic TV show, there are a dozen failures. Poker shows are no exception, especially ones that try to go “behind the scenes” or tell the “real story”. Read more

Most poker fans will agree on the two major factors that contributed to the poker boom of recent years: online poker and TV poker shows. Here are some of the best US-based … Read more

Although each approach can reap rich rewards, the differences between them beg the question as to which is actually more effective. Is it the analytical mind of the chess grandmaster, or the … Read more

Poker movies have had their share of “bad beats” in recent years. While most of the best poker movies mentioned in my previous article took place before the “poker boom”, those that … Read more

If poker is inherently dramatic, why are there so few entertaining poker movies? Well, some filmmakers were able to get the carry the feel of the game from the green felt to … Read more

Pub poker has allowed thousands of players to enjoy the poker experience, but how does it affect true students of the game? We’ll examine the benefits and dangers of playing in these … Read more

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