Poker Strategy Articles

Here is my collection of favorite poker strategy articles mainly focusing on Texas Hold’em. Most of the articles have been written by myself or my poker friends that submitted them to PokerTrikz. I have also posted a few of my favorite 2p2 forum posts that I found useful when I was developing my own strategy and style.

Stud 8b Guide

Stud 8b is a popular game in the 7 card stud poker family. It is the split pot version of its cousin seven card stud. Like in Omaha HiLo, you will either be going after the highest possible hand or the lowest, with a requirement on the low. Overall it’s a really popular game and […]

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7 Card Stud Tips

7 Card Stud is one of the most popular forms of poker. While it has become less popular after the Texas Hold’em and Omaha booms, you will still find a few games running at PokerStars. I already posted a 7 Card Stud strategy article in the past, but here are five new 7 Card Stud […]

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7 Card Stud Strategy

The game of 7 Card Stud poker has only recently lost popularity to Texas Hold’em, although there are many, many die-hard 7 Card stud players out there. The basic 7 Card Stud strategy that most players use is to apply the principles of careful observation and card memorization, as well as the tendencies of your […]

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Crazy Pineapple Poker Rules

Crazy Pineapple Poker is a popular up-and-coming game in many home games and poker rooms. This game is a spin-off of its more often played cousin – Texas Hold’em. It creates a bit more diversity to Hold’em so you don’t have to sit around playing the same boring hands as always. Crazy Pineapple Poker allows […]

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Badugi Poker Guide

Badugi Poker is sometimes referred to as Padooki Poker and is one of the hottest games of poker currently making its way around the poker community. Basically, Badugi poker is a variant of triple draw lowball poker that uses a traditional betting format although the hand rankings differ than that of similarly played poker games. […]

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Gin Rummy Rules

Gin Rummy is a form of Rummy which may be played by either two or four players. It requires a keen sense of awareness and the ability to think a few turns ahead. This article will teach you how to play Gin Rummy along with the common terms that are used while playing. Because Gin […]

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2-7 Triple Draw Strategy

The most important 2-7 Triple Draw strategy for beginning and intermediate players is proper hand selection. In card games like Texas Hold’em or Omaha any two random cards have a better chance of winning than during a game of Triple Draw. This article covers some tips for selecting the proper hands to play in a […]

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2-7 Triple Draw Rules

2-7 Triple Draw is a Lowball poker variant played in some land-based casinos and online poker rooms. 2-7 Triple Draw, and Lowball poker games in general, have become increasingly popular in the last few years. In this article, we will cover the 2-7 Triple Draw rules so that you can get started playing your new […]

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2-7 Triple Draw Guide

2-7 Triple Draw is an older poker game that has rebounded quite well since 2009. I expect the future to bring record levels of players to the Triple Draw tables. The recent success of 2-7 Triple Draw is largely due to the success of another poker game, 8-Game Mix. This is a mixed poker variant […]

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Kansas City Lowball Rules

Kansas City Lowball is a draw poker game that is much like five card draw, except the winning hand is the lowest possible hand that can be made. Kansas City Lowball is also referred to as 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball or simply deuce to seven Lowball. Kansas City Lowball is more popular in brick and […]

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2-7 Single Draw Guide

2-7 single draw is an older card game that was played in the Wild West. The game is only available at PokerStars but has made somewhat of a comeback in recent years. It was one of the few games played when the WSOP was just in its beginning years. 2-7 single draw is a challenging […]

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