2024-07-16 10:56 AM

Nicholas F. Benton: How Bad Will The Crash Be?

As Congress becomes swiftly distracted and preoccupied with rearranging the deck chairs on the $700 billion Wall Street bailout package, the stubborn if overlooked gigantic elephant sitting in one of them ain’t budging.

The Peak Oil Crisis: On Slowing Down

As gasoline prices pass $4 per gallon and begin to eat away at our well-being and the fabric of our civilization, the realization is slowly growing that indeed there is something we can do — slow down. Currently this concept has less than zero traction in Congress. Recent polls show that, in overwhelming numbers, the […]

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Limit vs. No Limit Texas Hold

Until the start of the current poker boom that dates back to 2003, you couldn’t find a No Limit Texas Hold’em cash game if you tried. Limit Hold’em ruled. But that all changed once No Limit tournaments started to air on television.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: The Ante Effect

Texas Hold’em is a game played in several different formats, including Limit, Spread Limit, Pot Limit, No Limit and No Limit with a cap. Any of these variations can also include an ante.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: The Buy-In: What

Whether it’s a Friday night game with your buddies, a weekend trip to Vegas to play in a casino, or a daily cardroom game where you’re trying to make a living, the amount of your buy-in can have a significant long-term impact on your results.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Raising Pre-Flop in No Limit Hold

In a structured limit game, like $10-$20 Limit Hold’em, you’ll face simple decisions when it comes to betting: check, bet the designated amount, or raise. Players don’t have to think about how much to bet and raise because both actions are predetermined by the structure.