Poker Lessons / Beginner Basics
Introductory poker lessons for beginners. If you’re new to the site then we recommend you refer to our poker study guide, which will take you through the basics of poker step-by-step.
In this poker lesson we’re going to take a look at the different betting variations in poker; fixed-limit, pot-limit and no-limit, using hold’em as the example. Read more
The two main formats of playing poker are cash games and tournament play. Here we look at the fundamental differences between cash games and tournament poker. Read more
Over the years poker has accumulated a number of unique words and phrases, known as poker terms or poker terminology. You’ll soon be speaking poker fluently. Read more
In this lesson we’re going to talk about the importance of starting hand selection in poker and what you need to consider before deciding to play a hand. Read more
This is a beginners guide to reading the board in Texas hold’em and to explain why evaluating the composition of the flop, turn and river is so important. Read more