Category Archives: Other Games

The Poker Player – A Novel

Congratulations to our good friend Andrew Laurie on the publication of his new novel ‘The Poker Player’, now available in paperback. Andrew is himself a keen Omaha 8 enthusiast, so we do hope you show him your support and help make this a poker best seller.  See below for an exclusive extract and here for a… Read More »

No Limit Hold’em – Reflections on a changing game

Over the past few days, I’ve used the Christmas break to pay two visits to the excellent Big Slick Poker Club in Purley, South East London. Big Slick Poker For any UK friends, if you haven’t visited the Big Slick, you really should. It’s one of the friendliest, least pretentious venues you could find, with… Read More »


PokerStars has an excellent option to help reduce the dreaded variance. It is RunItTwice. I have this permanently switched on so any allins with opponents who also have this option enabled are run twice reducing the chance of a bad beat. 8 Game Some of the o8 hands on this site are from the 8… Read More »