Why is my Opponent Calling? Perhaps He Has a Hand?


Earl Burton - Nov 12th

Success in the game of poker is entirely based upon the decisions that a player makes while they are on the table. There is that visual element – money won – that some would like to make the most [...]

“Splash & Dash” or “Slow & Steady”: Which is Best for Tournament Poker?

category Earl Burton - Sep 15th

One of the most enjoyable things about tournament poker is that there are myriad of ways to approach playing the game. For example, you can come out of the gates firing chips, playing lots of pot [...]

Min-Raising Has Become a Conservative Move

category Earl Burton - Nov 16th

While watching this year’s World Series of Poker Championship Event final table, I noticed something that has become commonplace, the practice of min-raising. It wasn’t like I was notici [...]

When In the Blinds, You Don’t ALWAYS Have To Defend

category Earl Burton - Sep 21st

One of the things that I see in virtually all cash games and tournaments is players, when they are in either the big or small blind, defending them as if they were their first-born child. De [...]

Starting Off Your New Poker Year Correctly

category Earl Burton - Jan 3rd

Whether you are a professional or just a casual player, the start of a new year wipes the slate clean for everyone involved in poker. Everyone’s reset back to zero as to winnings, there’ [...]

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