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...
Keys to Success in Poker

Keys to Success in Poker

Poker is often considered a game that is easy to learn but hard to master, the basics of which involve many concepts that must be strategized in order to become a consistently winning player. These strategies can be categorized by tight, aggressive, or random play,...
The Numerous Teachings of Poker

The Numerous Teachings of Poker

Though gambling may seem like just a hobby to some, games like Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, or even simply betting on sporting events can teach an array of skills that would prove beneficial in the outside world. By calculating odds and variance, Blackjack, for...