2024-06-24 10:59 PM

Phill Hellmuth on Poker: Keeping the Pot Small

I recently viewed the tape from the World Series of Poker final table when I won my record eleventh bracelet. There was one interesting hand that commentator Robert Williamson said I played poorly. Here’s how it went down.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Poker Math Made Easy

Take a deep breath and relax. You don’t need a PhD in mathematics to be a successful poker player. All you need to do is learn a few simple math tricks that will enable you to play fundamentally sound poker.

Dos and Don

Powerful drawing hands like a pair with a flush draw, or even conventional straight and flush draws, are often good opportunities to try a semi-bluff – making a bet or raise that you hope will not be called, but leaves you some outs if it is.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Playing Suited Connectors after the Flop

Playing suited connectors from time to time makes you less predictable. When played sensibly, cards like 6h-7h have the potential to make very strong hands — straights, flushes, and even full houses — that could result in a handsome payday. If, however, you play these hands poorly after the flop, you risk losing your whole […]

Northern Virginia Art Beat

‘PhotoGenesis’ through January 13 at McLean Project for the Arts. McLean Project for the Arts, on the second floor of the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, VA. Gallery Hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays 1 to 5 p.m. For more information call (703) 790-1953, or see www.mpaart.org.

Flopping a Set in Texas Hold

A pair in the hole, whether it’s 2-2 or A-A, presents a fantastic opportunity if you’re lucky enough to flop three of a kind – otherwise known as a set.

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Autumn in Fairfax County brings a plethora of community events that are fun and family-oriented.  Perhaps my favorite is the annual Mason District Park Festival, almost always held on the last Saturday in September.  For the 27th year, the Mason District Park Festival will feature arts and crafts, food, police and fire demonstrations, live entertainment […]