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Pluribus Is First Poker AI to Beat Humans in 6-Max NLHE

Matthew Pitt | July 22, 2019

Researchers at the Carnegie Melon University (CMU) are celebrating after the poker bot they created managed to do something that no other poker artificial intelligence (AI) has managed to do: beat human opponents in a multiplayer no-limit hold’em cash game. Ph.D. student Noam Brown and Professor Tuomas Sandholm created a...

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Tips For Dealing With Losing at Poker

Matthew Pitt | July 21, 2019

Poker is the easiest game in the world when you are winning. Everyone who has ever played this crazy game has thought, wrongly, that they are the next Phil Ivey or Daniel Negreanu when they have won a poker tournament or won several cash game sessions in a row when...

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Top Five Poker Strategy Books 2020

Matthew Pitt | July 20, 2019

It is easy to forget the importance of poker strategy books when it comes to improving your skills. We live in a digital world where information is at our fingertips 24/7, where videos auto-play wherever you go and where even books are available on a screen. There have been hundreds,...

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Oppenheim and Moneymaker Join Poker Hall of Fame

Matthew Pitt | July 16, 2019

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has announced the two newest members of the coveted Poker Hall of Fame, David Oppenheim and Chris Moneymaker, taking the total number of inductees to 58. A panel consisting of 21 industry experts and the 30 living members of the Poker Hall of Fame,...

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Should You Ever Fold Aces Preflop?

Matthew Pitt | July 12, 2019

Pocket Rockets, American Airlines, Bullets, whatever you want to call pocket aces, you will be delighted to look at your hole cards and see two big “A” staring right back at you. They are the strongest starting hand in Texas Hold’em by a long margin which can lead to you...

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Triton Poker Will Host Largest Ever Buy-in Poker Event

Matthew Pitt | July 10, 2019

Triton Poker is no strangers when it comes to hosting large buy-in poker tournaments. The tour’s Super High Roller Series often has $100,000 and sometimes $500,000 buy-in events on its schedule. On August 1st, Triton Poker hosts the largest buy-in poker tournament in the history of the game, and 22...

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Preben Stokkan Leads 2-Largest WSOP Main Event in History

Matthew Pitt | July 9, 2019

The 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event is officially the second-largest in it 50-year history after 8,569 players bought into “The Big Dance” for $10,000, creating an $80,548,600 prize pool as a result. Only the 2006 WSOP, won by Jamie Gold for $12 million, was larger. This particular...

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Why You Should Be Playing Draws Aggressively

Matthew Pitt | July 5, 2019

Everyone in poker loves being dealt big pocket pairs such as aces, kings, and queens not only because they are the three strongest hands in no limit Hold’em, but they are easier to play as you tend to know where you stand in the hand. What about when you have...

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5 Biggest Cash Game Pots In Online Poker History

Matthew Pitt | July 4, 2019

Poker tournament players often find themselves in the limelight and hogging the headlines due to the very nature of the game. Tournaments crown a champion, the last player standing who usually turns a small investment into a much larger sum. While that is true, cash is king when it comes...

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Tom Marchese Wins PartyPoker LIVE MILLIONS Vegas

Matthew Pitt | July 3, 2019

The partypoker LIVE tour stopped off in Las Vegas for the first time ever and hosted a $5 million guaranteed MILLIONS event. Tom Marchese was the last man standing after four days of intense poker action in the $10,300 buy-in event, taking home $1 million for his victory. Partypoker LIVE...

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