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Online Poker Articles

Here is a list of our published poker articles.

  • Poker Rooms Accepting US Players – Information Tables

    Rakeback.com’s monthly U.S. Cashout Report aims to provide USA based poker players with an informational overview of the withdrawal options and processing times for US-facing online poker rooms.

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  • Freeroll Poker Tournaments – Turning Nothing Into Something

    Have you ever wanted to build your bankroll utilizing freeroll poker tournaments?

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  • Calculating Rush Poker Rakeback

    This fast paced game will cost you rake faster than any other online poker game in the world- win or lose, you want some of that money back in your pocket. We’re developing a new Rush Poker Rakeback Calculator to help you manage your Full Tilt Rakeback…

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  • PokerStars Proxy Guide

    Does your computer connect to the Internet through a proxy server, or do you need to use a proxy to be able to access PokerStars? Here’s a PokerStars proxy guide with information on how to connect to PokerStars.com with a proxy.

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  • Twitter Poker Players

    As Twitter slowly takes over the world, poker players are flocking to it, to leave messages and updates on the day and recent tournaments.

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  • Absolute Poker Rake

    Rake table of Absolute Poker, and how your rake is calculated towards the Absolute Poker rakeback deal.

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  • Full Tilt Iron Man and rakeback

    Many rakeback players wonder how Full Tilt Iron Man promotion affects rakeback. Here are some calculations on how to get the best value our of the Iron Man promotion and medals.

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  • Lowball Poker – Poker Article

    What would you think about playing a game of poker where the low hand wins, and straights and flushes don’t even count? Lowball poker is a popular variety of poker in the United States, though it remains more popular the closer one gets to Las Vegas and California.

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  • The Sanding Method of Marking Cards

    A popular method of card cheating is known as sanding. As might be expected from the name, the primary tool used by those who cheat at cards in this manner is a small piece of sandpaper.

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  • Patience With Drunks

    Be patient and selective when playing poker against drunk opponents.

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  • Stop And Go Tournament Strategy

    Back before Greg Raymer was the World Series of Poker Main Event Champion, he was a lowly part-time internet player like so many today. One tool that Raymer is credited with creating is a play using advanced tournament poker strategy called the Stop and Go.

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  • Counting & Calculating Outs

    Poker class is in session. If you would all find your seats and take out your notebook it is time for today’s lesson: counting and calculating outs– we will be learning some of the math of poker.

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  • How to Play AK – Poker Article on how to play Ace-King starting hand.

    One of the most difficult hands to play in Texas Hold‘Em is AK. While a strong hand, it requires the consideration of many more factors than pocket

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  • What To Do When You Have 10-15 Big Blinds In a Tournament?

    Some players get down to 12 big blinds (BB) in a tournament and start opening all-in preflop, thinking that they don’t have enough chips to properly play postflop. Postflop play may be different, but that doesn’t mean that you need to open all-in preflop.

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  • Poker Gripes, Flawed Thinking, and Overused Phrases

    With the proliferation of poker in the past few years so many untruths, superstitions and repetition of just plain frustrating phrases have emerged. As much as we have had the opportunity to learn from the vastness of poker resources, others have chosen to spread their own brand of poker wisdom.

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  • Minimizing Poker Tells

    One of the biggest weaknesses that new to intermediate poker players tend to have is obvious tells. A tell is some action or indication that you’re either strong or weak, and mostly comes out in live poker. Learn to identify and control your tells.

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  • The Poker Squeeze Play

    One of the newest and most popular plays in poker these days is a maneuver called the squeeze play. The “squeeze” was made famous by Dan Harrington in the 2004 World Series of Poker and later in his ground-breaking series of books.

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  • Poker Strategy – Playing on the Bubble

    After three long hours of playing poker, you find yourself down to the last two tables of a poker tournament that started with just under 200 players. There are twenty tournament players left, but only the top eighteen are going to win any money.

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  • Tips to Better Poker Playing (Beyond the Basics)

    Semi-recently, “professional poker games” were televised, including brief pre-commercial briefings on how to play the game. Texas Hold-em Poker sw

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  • Poker Alice – Poker Queen of the Wild West

    Alice Ivers Duffield was better known for most of her life as Poker Alice. By the time she became known as Poker Alice, she was living in the wild, Wild West of America during the last half of the 1800s and the first thirty years of the new century.

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  • Why’d He Call That? What the Heck are Pot Odds?

    This has happened to every player who has ever played competitive poker for any amount of time. You have a great hand, not just because of the board,

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  • Dual Deception: The Hole Cards of Seven Card Stud

    Seven card stud is a great poker game that is particularly popular on the East Coast of the United States. While its appearance can be intimidating, a

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  • How to Spot a Bluffer – Poker Article

    Bluffing in poker is an art, plain and simple. A successful bluffer can walk away a winner at the end of the night far more often than the guy who be

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  • 11 Online Poker Tools to Boost Your Winrate

    August 20th, 2015

    First up, you probably know them already – PokerTracker and Holdem Manager are by far the most popular poker tools – but may not have heard the two companies recently merged.

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  • Where are the Softest Poker Games Online in 2017?

    April 26th, 2017

    “I shouldn’t say this on a poker forum but sng 2.0 acr is about as free money as I’ve seen in poker in a long time. Not sure how long it’s going to last but right now as it’s new people r punting hard.”

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  • Lottery Sit & Gos – Where to Play

    August 20th, 2015

    A mixture between tournament poker and gambling, the ‘Lottery Sit and Go’ format is popular with recreationals and regs alike – attracting net depositing players

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  • Fast-Fold Poker – The Fastest Poker Online

    January 7th, 2015

    Many of Rakeback.com’s partner sites offer Fast-Fold format poker tables. These high speed poker games eliminate the need for table selection and allow players to grind many more hands/hour thanks to a ‘quick fold’ option. This in turn boosts rakeback earnings.

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