Poker Articles

In this section of our website you’ll find plenty of high-quality and original articles by some of the best poker writers around. If you’re passionate about poker, like we are, then we hope you get as much pleasure in reading the articles as we do in publishing them.

Article Categories

Feel free to browse through our latest articles or choose from one of the following categories:

Fun and Fiction
Fun & Fiction A light-hearted look at poker with some fun, quirky and 'outside the box' originality from our witty columnists.
News and Views
News & Views Commentary on topical issues relating to the world of poker, with original analysis and insight.
Internet Poker
Internet Poker Articles about online poker, including tips on getting the most out of your online poker experience.
Live Poker
Live Poker From private home games to public cardrooms, the game's roots involve sitting at a table with real people.
Poker Philosophy
Poker Philosophy A broader look at the game of poker with words of wisdom to help educate, entice, and make you think.
Poker Strategy
Poker Strategy An assortment of poker strategy articles. Please see our poker school for more educational content.
Player Profiles
Player Profiles (HoF) The ‘Pokerology Hall of Fame’ honours those who have made great contributions to the game of poker.
Poker Psychology
Psychology For a deeper understanding of the thought processes and behaviours exhibited by poker players.
Ruling! A look at certain situations in poker such as mishaps and disputes that can occur, with rulings provided.
Video Poker
Video Poker Learn the optimal strategies for video poker games such as Jacks or better, double-double and multi-strike.

Editors Choice

We set high standards for all our published content, but the featured Editor's Choice articles highlighted below are our editor's pick of the best from those we have published over the past few years.

Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy
The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy By Barbara Connors

Poker players are forever drawing a circle around some random cluster and then declaring it a bullseye. Every time we complain, "I never win coinflips" ... Read more

Fun Card Propositions
Fun Card Propositions By Tom "TIME" Leonard

What could be more fun than scamming friends out of a few coins of the realm by outsmarting them with some proposition bets concerning fifty-two ... Read more

The Smiling Poker Face
The Smiling Poker Face By Ashley Adams

Some poker players adopt the somber, grim look of a person engaged in a serious endeavor. If you’re smart, you’ll do what I do. Your poker face will ... Read more

Why Do We Play Poker
Why Do We Play Poker? By Gerald Hanks

Why do we put up with the long hours and the losing streaks, the bad beats, the software dropping its internet connection or the live dealers dropping ... Read more

Volume and Variance

If you’ve ever grown frustrated playing poker tournaments, don’t sweat it. Keep in perspective that even the best players in the world don’t win that often ... Read more

A Beginners Guide to Live Poker

Playing poker live for the first time can be a nerve racking experience, and also a bit intimidating. The last thing you want to do is upset another ... Read more

Perfect Playing Cards

When hosting your own poker game it is important to buy quality playing cards that will withstand frequent use. There are several factors to consider ... Read more