US Poker Players Play at Americas Cardroom

Americas CardroomPoker players in the US can now play online poker at Americas Cardroom. The site has been around since 2001, and recently hit the news with its acquisition of Doylesroom.com – the home of poker legend Doyle Brunson.

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Americas Cardroom – Online Poker Room Review

Americas Cardroom has a long history in online poker, having been established in 2001. It recently increased its presence in the market place by acquiring a number of smaller sites, including DoylesRoom.com – the home of American poker legend and two-timeWorld Series of Poker World Champion Doyle Brunson. The site is on the Yatahay network,read more…

Poker Bankroll Management – Part 4

Variance increases as the speed of the tourney goes up, but comes down with the greater number of games you can play. So if you switch from regular SNGs to turbos, but you’re playing more, you can stick to the bankroll requirements above. But if you’re playing the same amount, you’ll need to increase yourread more…

Poker Bankroll Management – Part 3

Two other things to consider for MTT bankroll management. Variance reduces over time, so the more MTTs you play, the less variance will affect you. This makes playing more than one tournament at a time appealing. However, be honest with how many MTTs you can play at one time, without it affecting your game. It’sread more…

Poker Bankroll Management – Part 2

Bankroll Management for MTTs Multi-table tournaments (MTTs) have a high variance. This means you’re much more likely not to win anything than other poker games. But when you do win, you win big. Remember, MTTs regularly only pay out around the top 10% in the field, and even that figure is misleading because a hugeread more…

Poker Bankroll Management – Part 1

When you’re learning how to play poker, bankroll management is one of the key skills to develop. If you don’t have the bankroll, you can’t play poker. We looked at the basics of bankroll management Basic Bankroll Management, as part of the Key Concepts of Poker series of posts. This series of posts will expandread more…

A Guide to 3-Betting – Part 5

The math problem here is to work our equity in the hand and the EV (expected value) of making the play, to work out if calling or folding will show a profit over time. In all the following examples, we will assume that we are playing at a nine-handed table, with blinds and antes ofread more…

A Guide to 3-Betting – Part 4

Bet sizing also needs to be reconsidered now, as three-betting 2.5 to 3 times the original raise is less important than sizing your bet depending on the effective stack sizes. What you need to do here is consider the effective stack sizes in the pot (that is, the lowest stack size), how much money yourread more…

A Guide to 3-Betting – Part 3

You can also flat call with hands you want to see a flop with (medium pairs, suited connectors) but aren’t strong enough to four-bet. However, flat calling might be a mistake for two reasons. The first is, if you consider that most three-bets are being made for value at this stage of the tournament, youread more…

A Guide to 3-Betting – Part 2

The marginal hands, meanwhile, are three-bet for speculation, with the three-bet achieving a number of things. Firstly, a player that three-bets a hand like T♣9♣ represents a hand like A♠A♥, and either forces his opponents to fold pre-flop, or sets up a bluff on the flop if a Ace or King hits.read more…