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Poker Strategy ArticlesAintLuck.com has a comprehensive, unique, and growing listing of articles on poker strategy. This poker guide is organized in a strategic way with a goal of helping you to overcome the role of luck in poker, and teaching you how to play winning poker. Our goal is to provide you a quality database of solid, organized poker strategy articles, as well as your definitive source for better online poker playing.

Basic Poker Strategy

Start with our beginners guide to online poker strategy where you will learn basic strategy like calculating your odds in poker and proper poker bankroll management. These are some of the very basic ways to give you an upper hand in your next poker game. The good news is that most online poker players do not have a great grasp on these very beginner poker strategies. Other helpful beginner articles in this section include:


Intermediate Poker Strategy


Online Poker Strategy

Our online poker strategy section will help you excel in your online poker games.


Texas Hold’em Poker Strategy

With the popularity of the World Series of Poker and the huge popularity of online poker in the past 5 years, Texas Hold’em has emerged as the world’s number one poker game. As a result, we will dedicate a number of articles to Texas Hold’em Strategy so you can hold your own both at your home games and on your online poker games. Get started with our Texas Hold’em starting hands, so you have an idea of what two card combinations in Hold’em you should play or fold with. Another great article to start with is our Flop - Turn - River strategy article. This will give you advice on the best ways to play your hand during each round. Other articles in this series include:


Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) Strategy

Increasingly one of the more popular games of poker, Pot Limit Omaha or PLO, has gained wide popularity in Europe and is one of the fastest growing poker games in the world. Strategies for Pot Limit Omaha will build on your existing knowledge of Texas Hold’em and will contain many references to Texas Hold’em. Articles in the series include:


Omaha Hi - Omaha Lo Poker Strategy Articles

Another popular poker game at the online poker rooms is Omaha Hi-Lo. This game is a bit more complex than Texas Hold’em but the same principals apply. You have hole cards as opposed to the typical 2 in Texas hold’em and depending on the game (Omaha Hi-Lo or Omaha Lo), you are looking for the best possible high hand and sometimes the best low hand. Articles in this series include:


Seven Card Stud Poker Strategy

7 Card Stud was the most popular poker game until recently with the rise in popularity of Texas Hold’em. Many of your home games and poker games learned as a child were probably Seven Card Stud. Both Texas Hold’em and 7 Card Stud are played the same way with some small differences. In Texas Hold’em you are dealt 2 hole cards and then the flop turn and river are turned over to make the best hand (5 cards in total). In 7 Card Stud, you are dealt 2 hole cards and 5 other cards are turned over to determine the best hand. You only need to use the best 5 of your seven cards to make your best hand. Articles in this series include:


Tournament Poker Strategy Articles

If you are serious about playing online poker, you will eventually need to play well in online poker tournaments. This is where regular online poker players make minimum investments with the ability to win a ton of money. This is also where many of the better online poker players will play, and this will give you a great way to view many of the poker strategies you have learned here, in action at the tables.

Read our article on “Why you should play online poker tournaments“. Once we’ve convinced you to play in the tournaments, read up on how poker tournament structures work.

One of the best ways to to make money online is to play in Sit and Go tournaments. We not only tell you how to play Sit ‘N Go’s, but the best Sit and Go Poker Tournament Strategy.