Guide to Playing Poker for the First Time

To get into a game, the first thing to find out is the table limits. In a 4/8 Hold'em game, all bets in the first 2 rounds (before and after the Flop) must be in increments of $4, and the last 2 rounds (after the Turn and the River) $8. Typical limits for casino Texas Hold'em are: 2/4, 3/6, 4/8, ...


A Quick and Easy Lesson in Calculating Outs and Pot Odds

Calculating outs (the number of cards that could improve your hand) and pot odds (ratio of the money in the pot versus the amount required to make your next call) is often used as a basis for a Texas Holdem Poker player on whether to draw and try to make their hand. However this in my opinion should not ...


A Quick and Easy Texas Holdem Poker Lesson for Beginners

The great thing about Texas Holdem Poker is that it is easy to learn. Even a beginner can quickly develop into a winning player. By following a sound strategy and playing the best starting hands a Texas Holdem Poker newbie can dramatically shorten the learning curve. So what are the best ...


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