February 1, 2011 by Keira Perivolaris with No Comments
The turn is often the betting round in a no-limit hand where the first big bets come out. Flop bets are usually small enough that you can call with a speculative holding and a wait-and-see strategy. On the turn, unless people are making undersized bets, playing to wait-and-see is too expensive.
Not only are turn bet sizes fairly big, they actually play even bigger due to a principle called leverage. Calling a turn bet doesn’t get you to showdown. It just gets you to the river where you may have to pay an even larger bet to see the showdown. For instance, if someone bets $150 on the turn out of a $500 stack, he’s implicitly saying to you, “It’s one-fifty now, and on the river it might be another three-fifty.” This possibility makes turn bets play bigger than their nominal size.
In practice, however, many players misplay the turn and river and misunderstand how leverage works. Here are
January 31, 2011 by Lucas Pattison with No Comments
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January 26, 2011 by Eliza Desailly with No Comments
Jackpot City online casino, the leading gambling site, has released an exciting new online slot game at its site, titled Monkey King.
The slot game offers exciting Asian related graphics that includes the Monkey King as the main character.
Jackpot City Casino, said in a statement this week that the legend of the Monkey King and his willingpanions has been a favorite of Chinese storytellers for over five centuries and that thanks to Jackpot City Casino, it has now resulted in a thoroughly entertaining online video slot game offering impressive jackpot rewards as high as £30,000 in the base game and up to £120,000 in free spins on a maximum bet of £30.
The game features inter active bonus rounds and 3, 4 or 5 Monkey King Logo Scatters trigger the generous Free Spins. Pl
January 26, 2011 by Keira Perivolaris with No Comments
One of the wealthiest men in Hong Kong, Stanley Ho the Macau casino tycoon, recanted accusations today that his children and wife had conspired to steal his assets.
After two days of differing and conflicting statements from Ho’s lawyers and public relations officials it seemed like some kind of schism in the Ho family was threatening to tear Ho’s estate apart. Ho insisted that his 31.7 stake in Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau SA was stolen from him by his children and his third wife. He claimed that he was initiating legal action to recover the stolen assets.
Now Ho has recanted with a televised explanation where he stated, “I have been really unhappy recently because of the disputes, my family members were unhappy as well,” he said. “The bi
January 25, 2011 by Lucas Pattison with No Comments
Oscar winners Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have a new co-production. Over the week-end, Cruz delivered their first child, a boy. The child remains un-named as of yet.
Revealing she was pregnant last September, after being spotted on the set of “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”. Shortly after, her husband said that he was very happy about becoming a father. The couple, notorious for being reclusive of their private life, have started dating in 2007, but kept their relationship out of the public eye.
The news of the new born comes right after the father’s nomination at the Oscar’s Best Actor category, for his role in the Best Foreign-Language Film nominee, “Biutiful”. Bardem says