I recently spent two weeks doing commentary for the new Asian Pacific Poker Tour. The quality of play was surprisingly good but I did notice that many players tended to misplay small pairs before the flop.
Press Pass: Avril Lavigne
This blond Canadian might have a stage full of instruments dripping shades of cotton candy — including a sparkly pink drum kit and similarly pink piano — but don’t expect to see another Britney or Christina walk onto the checkered stage of Avril Lavigne’s Best Damn Tour.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Playing from the Small Blind is Tough
Playing correctly from the small blind can be frustrating and confusing.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Playing Hot and Cold Hands Late in a Tournament
Playing hot and cold hands refers to the strategy of entering into a pot solely on the basis of the hand’s merit before the flop. Running a hand hot and cold generally means that you’re willing to play out your cards with no more betting after the flop.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Winning Tactics for Heads-Up Poker
Online play has revived No Limit Texas Hold’em heads-up poker, a game that has become especially popular among today’s young players. Even I’ve become caught up in this trend.
Press Pass: Pete Francis
In a time before now, a time before iTunes and MySpace, there was Napster. The music file exchange program allowed the tech savvy to swap songs across the nation, and in turn popularized a handful of independent bands for whom the file sharing network offered unprecedented exposure.
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: Adjusting to Tight Games
When you play No Limit Hold’em, the ideal strategy is to take minimal risk, do little bluffing, and hope that weaker players call you when you have a strong hand.
Local Live Music Venue, Radio Stations Capitalizing on Regional Latino Surge
Latin Bands Turning Up More & More Often At State Theatre, Bringing Big Crowds With Them Falls Church resident Joey Carrasquillo, 31, has been playing percussion in bands all his life but success has come much more readily to him in the last four years in his newly formed band […]
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.