I was talking to a friend the other day about what it takes to play poker at a high level. He said that he'd heard that a lot of professional players no longer enjoy poker, that it's just a job for them now. I agreed that can happen, but there are ways around it. This is not one of them, but in thinking about making poker fun again, I came up with the article, Why Not Wild Cards?
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Planning my annual trip out to Reno for the All-In series got me thinking about poker getaways. Here are my ten tips for planning a good poker vacation.
Feel like you've moved beyond the basics and aare ready for some advanced learning? Here are the best books for the advanced poker player.
Emotions may bear on your bottom line more than you know. Here's an article on shame and how it can affect your poker game.
The final chapter in my Evolution of a Poker Player series is now up. I had a great deal of fun writing it, and hope it's been an enjoyable and educational read. As a side note, I'm really liking About.com's new CMS they've installed. Has made it much easier to create these articles in a timely manner.
And now, Part 3! Only one more to go...
In recent lessons, I've found myself using the term "Evolution of a Poker Player." I decided to write an article detailing what I believe to be the basic stages in the evolution of a good player. Turns out the subject is more complicated than I thought, and it's turning into multiple articles. I like that when that happens. Here is the Evolution of a Poker Player: Part 1.
In which I review the proverbial simian of poker forums, Two Plus Two.com.