The Roving Rounder

Bankroll Management in Big Tournaments

Tournament bankroll management: Why have a bankroll? It goes without saying — a "poker bankroll" refers to money set aside for poker only, and should not overlap with living expenses or other funds designated for other uses. Most poker players who are successful over the long term practice strict bankroll management in order (1) to…
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Mistakes That a Beginner Always Makes

1. Playing from out of position Experienced hold'em players well understand the three important factors that most directly affect your strategy in each individual hand — your hand strength, your stack size, and your position. New players generally understand the importance of hand strength, and many quickly pick up on how stack sizes can affect…
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Basic Poker Etiquette

Basic Poker Etiquette When we start to learn about poker we usually learn it from home or from some of our friends. We all get to spend time, chat, and enjoy a good game of poker in a really some what say a relaxed environment since we're surrounded by people we really know. Though that may…
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Top 10 Starting Hands

Top 10 Poker Hands As many of you know, Phil Hellmuth is one of the most successful Texas Hold 'em players of all time. I recently read his book, Play Poker Like the Pros, and was very impressed with his Hold 'em Strategy. It is not my intent to plagiarize his book, but no poker…
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