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Poker Tournament Structure: Time in Stage (TIS) Evaluation

Poker Tournament Structure: Time in Stage (TIS) Evaluation

Recently, we reviewed the current state of poker tournament structure assessment. The development of summary metrics for tournament structures (e.g., S-points) has added real value to evaluating the playability of one tournament vs. another. However, there are still gaps in these metrics. We investigated these gaps to help you better plan your approach to playing…

The Five Best Types of Poker for Beginners

The Five Best Types of Poker for Beginners

The world of poker offers many types of games, each with its own unique rules and strategies. For beginners, finding the right variant is similar to selecting the perfect entry point into a vast and intriguing universe. This choice shapes their initial poker journey. Texas Hold’em: The Universal Starting Point Texas Hold’em stands out as…

Reports of Poker’s Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Reports of Poker’s Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Everywhere you look online, you read about the certainty of poker’s demise. Poker is a casino loss leader they say. There are no dealers. Poker rooms are a losing proposition. People point to the rapidity of poker room closure during the pandemic and the delayed reopening of many rooms. And it is true that poker…