The intention behind the Poker School is to provide detailed instruction on the rules and prevailing strategies of each poker form and variation in order to teach poker enthusiasts how to play and profit at poker. Both beginner and advanced poker players
can benefit from the exhaustive research that has gone into the development of every aspect of the Poker School.
Students of these exciting games will also find Poker Tips
for playing poker online
or in person, and a Poker Glossary
defining all of the terms used in game play. A Poker FAQ answers the most commonly asked questions about poker, and a Poker Calculator
tool is supplied for easy computing of poker odds.
The Poker Rules section of the Poker School furnishes information on game play for all forms and variants of poker games available in brick-and-mortar casinos and online poker rooms
. Betting, calling, raising, checking, hand rankings, forced bets, and etiquette in online poker, as well as live poker games, are all addressed.
Those interested in learning how to play poker
games such as Texas Hold'em
, 7 Card Stud
, 5 Card Stud
, 5 Card Draw
, and Badugi
will find complete information on the proper procedure for game play in each of these popular poker forms. Included are standard online poker and brick-and-mortar poker rules, as well as home-game variations and special rules for rare situations that sometimes arise.
Poker is a game of skill, and there are a number of strategic methods that will substantially improve a poker player's results in live or online poker competition. The Poker School provides thorough explanations of psychological and mathematical poker strategies that can be applied to any style of poker, including instructions on the calculation of different odds and statistics, as well as reading "tells" and misleading opponents.
The poker strategy guides, likewise, cover issues such as when to bet, raise, or fold, and how and when to implement certain playing styles. In addition, explanations of the strategic differences between full ring, short-handed, and heads-up poker play are applicable to live or online poker tournaments
as well as cash games. Also contained within this section are game-specific poker strategy guides
detailing the most effective tactics one can apply to each poker form.
The Poker Tips are short recommendations that players can begin integrating into their poker game immediately in order to improve their results. The Top Ten Tips for Online Poker address the most common mistakes beginners make which are relevant specifically to online poker play. Top Ten Tips for Live Poker reveal the most frequently overlooked blunders that novice poker players tend to make in live poker games.
All of the forms of poker contain shared, as well as unique, expressions that many new players may be unfamiliar with. There are literally thousands of common and obscure poker references used throughout the world. The Poker Glossary provides clear definitions for all of the poker terms that are likely to be encountered in each form and variant of poker, in both live and online poker games
When first learning how to play poker, many students will have the same or similar questions about some of the different poker games, poker rules, and general issues relating to poker. The Poker School's Poker FAQ provides accurate, easy to find answers to all of the most frequently asked questions
Computing odds is a very useful poker strategy that many players can benefit from. A Poker Calculator uses algorithms in order to determine probabilities or statistics about a poker hand
. In online poker play, a poker calculator can be tremendously useful, especially for beginners, in order to reach a decision about the best course of action.