Tagged: Poker strategy

If I’m Right, How Can You Be Right Too?

Poker is a zero sum game.  If there wasn’t any rake, the money won by players at the table would always equal the money other players lost.  No mystery there.  Because of that, poker...

Can Women Intimidate Each Other On The Felt?

I find the subject often rises about men intimidating women in poker; especially beginners. Due to this intimidation and wanting more women to take to the felt in a friendly atmosphere, we have a...

Louder Than Words

During any poker game, players will be carrying on several conversations at once. More often than not, we’ll be talking to each other as we play — chatting about current events, what’s going on...

Safety and Poker

My article is not meant to alarm you, rather to help ensure your safety. A lot can happen when we are out and about. For some women a casual drink and dinner can turn...

Mirror, Mirror

Poker gurus like to talk about the different levels of thinking in the game. Level one – the level that is occupied by fish, donkeys, and turkeys – is essentially: What cards do I...

Using Your True Personality to Win at Poker

We’re all familiar with the types: the stone-faced, passionless visage, dark glasses covering any tells in their eyes, sitting perfectly still with their hands over their mouth as their opponent tries to “read” their...

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Oustanding Woman in Poker: Billie Brown

The Women in Poker Hall of Fame debuted in 2008. I was honored to be one of the original inductees that year, along with Barbara Enright, Susie Isaacs, and Marsha Waggoner. There are many...

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Raising in No-Limit Poker

Raising is much different in no-limit hold’em than it is in a fixed-limit game.  It even begins before the flop.  In fixed-limit games it pays to try to capture the blinds whenever you think...

How Do Mathematics & Poker Mix?

How Do Mathematics & Poker Mix?

I am asked frequently how I view the role of mathematics in poker. Before addressing these views, let me preface my remarks by pointing out that most people reading this probably have a much...