Game rules and basic strategies for Texas Holdem and all the games played in HORSE contests

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Here we focus on the rules, winning strategies, and how to play Texas Hold'em, Omaha , 7 Card Stud, Omaha High Low, Seven Stud Hi Lo, Seven Low Razz, and 5 Card Stud. . .
You'll notice that these include the five games used and info on the popular multi-game contest named H.O.R.S.E. . . The winning poker strategies are those generally accepted by the champion players and experts on each of the games. There are no big secrets here, but you will find the basics of what you need to know to be a consistent poker winner. . .Each game presented here is displayed in it's own well illustrated full page format that is easy to read, understand and remember. . . . A good thing about Poker is that it's a game that you can consistently win if you are normally playing less skilled players. . Unlike all the other games where the
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Can you name these poker legends? (c. 1980)
casino always wins in the long run, in poker, the poker room makes it's profit from the table "rake", that's just a small percentage of each pot. The house doesn't care if you win or lose. The winners collect most of the pots, so they usually don't mind paying most of the "rent".

Along with the information you will need about starting hand values, game tactics etc, you will find a directory
to land based, river boat poker rooms, and free games. You will also have a "Best of the Net" resource to many of the finest articles, game tips and info pages from over a hundred web sites about poker games.

I hope you will find this useful. . . ."Bullet Bob" Maxwell

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Easy Guide To The Main Topics Pages
Poker basics and hand values
Omaha  rules and basic strategy
Where to play poker
Omaha Hi Lo  rules and basic strategy
Seven Card Stud  rules and basic strategy
Glossary of poker terms
Seven Stud High Low  rules and basic strategy
HORSE multi-game poker
Seven Low Razz  rules and basic strategy
Five Card Stud  rules and basic strategy
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Bullet Bob - Poker Articles

Double Belly Busters Made Easy - Even though DBBs make a fairly strong flop or a fifth street draw hand in seven stud, they can be a little difficult to spot and often go un-noticed. . Since you have two draws to get at least one of two denominations needed for a straight . . . . . . Read the full article.
Chasing for the Low End "Escape" - You are on fifth street with two cards still to go. You have four cards to a very average low and are heads-up against a high hand. . . Full Article.
The Ubiquitous Eight Low - Seven High Low Qualify is a game with a lot of frustrations. One of them is the annoying eight lows that always seem to pop up to split your high hand pot. . Full Article.
The Return of the All Around Poker Player -
Will the current popularity of Texas Holdem go on forever at this level? . Probably not. . Full article.
Learning To Win at Poker, Starting Out -
Some good ways to learn to win without losing your shirt in the process. . Full article.
The "Floating" Stop-Loss Strategy - A simple money management strategy used by short term stock traders that can work for you in poker. . Full article.
The Most Challenging of Limit Poker Games - Seven Card Stud, High Low Split, Qualify 8. A game that is easy to play but difficult for most to consistently win. An opportunity for the diligent. . Full article.
Tight and Loose Games - Here's a quick and easy way to evaluate the general skill level of just about any of the more popular poker games being played. . Full article.

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