Be careful or your poker nuts will get crushed!

Written by Ian McIntosh

The origins ofrepparttar phrase poker nuts are uncertain although it is thought to have come from old slang meaning 'delightful thing, practice or experience'. It is a 'delightful thing' of course, because in Texas Holdemrepparttar 139037 poker nuts isrepparttar 139038 best possible hand that you can have at any point inrepparttar 139039 game.

If you haverepparttar 139040 nuts, you cannot be that point inrepparttar 139041 hand. This isrepparttar 139042 crucial factor that a lot of inexperienced players fail to take account of,repparttar 139043 nuts can move from one player to another and your hand which wasrepparttar 139044 nuts earlier on can end up being crushed!

The following example should demonstraterepparttar 139045 fickle nature ofrepparttar 139046 cards in Texas Holdem poker and how your nuts can quickly turn to pulp!

You are playing a hand of Texas Holdem poker and there are three players still inrepparttar 139047 game atrepparttar 139048 flop.

You get dealt 7 of clubs, 8 of diamonds; Amy has 5 of spades, 5 of clubs and John's hand is King, 9 of hearts.

The flop is dealt andrepparttar 139049 cards are 9 of hearts, 6 of hearts and 5 of diamonds. This is a great flop for you - you’ve gotrepparttar 139050 poker nuts! At this point you have a straight - 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 - which cannot be beaten by any other combination of cards.

Now you decide to 'slow play' your hand and try to draw a bet from somebody with a high pair who will like this flop, so you simply check. Amy likesrepparttar 139051 look of her hand now as she has flopped three 5s so she makes a bet which is called by John as he now has a pair of 9s with a King kicker. You likerepparttar 139052 way it's going so you callrepparttar 139053 bet.

Freeroll poker tournaments - the greatest deal of all

Written by Ian McIntosh

Freeroll poker tournaments are daily events that happen on a lot ofrepparttar best online poker websites. Freerolls are much loved byrepparttar 139036 poker playing community as they offerrepparttar 139037 poker playersrepparttar 139038 chance to win some real money without losing any. The entry to these freerolls is – asrepparttar 139039 name suggests – free and prize money can range from a few dollars for a placing to hundreds of dollars for winningrepparttar 139040 big freeroll Texas Holdem poker tournaments.

So why dorepparttar 139041 poker sites have freerolls? Is it because of their extremely generous nature andrepparttar 139042 fact that they make vast sums of money so they feel a moral obligation to give some of it back?

What do you think!

No of course it isn’t,repparttar 139043 reason thatrepparttar 139044 big poker websites offer freerolls is to attract people to their site.

Here’srepparttar 139045 theory

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