The Lesser Known Game of Badugi

The Lesser Known Game of Badugi

There are hundreds of variants of poker for those looking to play something new, and the game of Badugi is perhaps one of the more unknown, yet enjoyable choices. Played with four-card hands, the objective of Badugi is to have the lowest set of cards with no two cards...
Artificial Intelligence in Poker

Artificial Intelligence in Poker

Recently, researchers have developed an artificially intelligent poker playing system called DeepStack. This technological wonder has since become the first algorithm to have ever beaten professionals in poker, playing heads-up no-limit Texas Holdem. Though this may...
Seven-Card Stud: An Introduction

Seven-Card Stud: An Introduction

A classic game in the world of poker, seven-card stud, also known as “down-the-river,” once held the title of one of the world’s most popular poker variants, that is until the rise of Texas Holdem. The difference between the two games is the fact that seven-card stud...
Strategies in Texas Holdem

Strategies in Texas Holdem

Developing a working poker strategy takes time, and with that, skill. There are several factors that need to be considered in this process, including things like the players themselves, odds, and even table position. In Texas Holdem, all of these apply. Due to the...
The Best Poker Cities in the World

The Best Poker Cities in the World

With the ever growing popularity of poker, and a recent surge in views of the televised World Series of Poker, it’s no wonder that several countries around the world cash in on this game of skill. If a vacation is in your near future, and keeping your poker skills...