Archive for the ‘Poker’ Category

Online Poker Bill Does Not Supported By The Gov. of Nevada

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Monday when the Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval stated that he would support the federal legislation on the legitimization of online poker, rather than supporting the Assembly Bill 258 by Nevada that would modulate local poker online gaming in Silver State. This is stated in one of of the articles at Las Vegas Sun.

Sandoval stated in an interview with the Nevada Newsmakers, that he will convey with the legislature of the state to explicate his posture that the Government of Nevada shall not be exposed in such conflict with the 2006 UIGEA or Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. He further stated that he doesn’t want the state to be in the resistance of the federal law.

The Assembly Chairman William Horne, introduced the AB258 last Mar. 10 with the championship from Pokerstars (an online site). It had a single hearing, and no current action that have been taken place on the legislation. According to the report from Las Vegas Sun, Horne mentioned that there might be an amendment on the bill along with some plans on pushing his civil legislation thoughtless of what the position of the governor might take.


Tom “Durrr” Dwan’s First Paid Poker Lesson

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Full Tilt Poker Pro Tom “durrr” Dwan is about to provide his first ever paid poker lesson on April 19, as he twitted on his twitter account. His co – team member in Full Tilt, Patrick Antonius will also be giving a paid poker lesson the day before Tom Dwan.

Tom “durrr” Dwan is also known as an online legend. There is no doubt that Tom “durrr” Dwan is a very talented player who could build a large roll even if he was just in the beginning of today’s poker games. As compared before where he first involved in poker, today’s games are much harder.

Poker Pro, Phil Laak Breaks Guinness Book of World Records

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

This is an excerpt from the article in Best Poker Rooms; An Interview with Poker Pro Phil Laak in achieving Guiness Book of World Records.

Philip “Phil” Laak was born on September 8, 1972, grew on the East Coast of the United States and now residing at Los Angeles and California. He is now an internationally recognized professional poker player holding a World Poker Tour (WPT) Title, a WSOP bracelet and also a regular on televised poker shows like Poker After Dark and High Stakes Poker. He is known for his iconic look at the poker table, he always wears sunglasses  and a hooted sweatshirt pulled over his head. His animated personality, joke at the tables and interest in joining in sometimes unusual propositional bets have also contributed to his fame.

On June 7 last year, “the Unabomber”, Phil Laak broke the world record for the most hours of poker played in one sitting after 115 hours. Setting a world record and having that record formally confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records are a meaningful achievements and Laak reached both with an acceptance of his 201- sessions as an official world record this week.

The Caribbean Stud Poker

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Have you heard of the Caribbean Stud Poker? Then if you have not, probably you’ve heard of its extreme twin in popularity, the Texas Hold ‘em Poker. As its name implies, this game originated in Caribbean. In 1988,  the Caribbean stud poker was first introduced to casinos. There are many versions of the true origin but, it has never been definitively proven where the game was first played.  Today, almost every actual and online casino carries Caribbean Poker Stud available for its players.

Caribbean stud poker is any of a number of poker variants in which each player receives a mix face – down and face – up cards dealt in multiple wagering rounds. Caribbean stud poker is a casino table game with rules similar to five card stud poker. However, unlike standard poker games, Caribbean stud is played against the house rather than against other players. There is no bluffing or other misleading techniques. The game rules and best strategies are easy to remember. Each set at the table has a player lay out and chip slot. A small led lights up when a chip that has been placed in the slot is allowed to fall through for collection be the dealer. This light should be watched as this indicates the jackpot bet.

Understanding the Five Card Stud Poker

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

The five card stud poker is the earliest form of the card game stud poker. Some believed that the game originated in Persia as it closely resembles the game referred to as “nas” and may have been brought to the United States by the Persian sailors in New Orleans.

However, five card stud poker is less commonly played nowadays than many other more popular poker games – clear signs of its being less popular is its absence from the World Series of Poker (WSOP). In some parts of the world, the game is still popular most specially in Finland where a specific variant of five card stud poker called “soko” is played.

The Caribbean Stud Poker Basic Tips and Strategies

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Poker is a casino game which belongs to the family of card games and is available in both actual and online casino. There are several varieties of poker. The seven card stud, five card draw, Texas hold ‘em and the Caribbean stud poker are only some of its varieties. Out of the said poker varieties, the Caribbean Stud Poker is the only poker game that is played with a dealer and not with the opponents. This type of poker game has no bluffing or deception involved.

To play the Caribbean stud  poker, players need to place their initial bets or “ante” in the designated place at the table. When the players are all finished placing their antes in their respective designated place, the dealer deals five cards to each player and five cards to himself too. All the cards are dealt face down. At this point, players are allowed to view their cards without showing it to the other players and the player have the option to either play or fold. If you are quite confident that you have a good hand and you choose to play, you need to place twice the amount of your initial bet or ante in the designated place. If you choose to fold, you will lose you initial bet or ante and the game will continues with the remaining players.