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amazing online tournaments10 Amazing Poker Tournaments You Can Play for €1 Or Less

Posted by Titanbet Poker staff, February 11, 2016

Titanbet Poker stages a wide variety of very affordable tournaments. Here is a top-ten list of 10 amazing online poker tournaments that you can play for €1 or less.

drawing deadMurder at the Final Table - Book Review of Drawing Dead by Rick Fuller

Posted by Titanbet Poker staff, February 4, 2016

In the novel Drawing Dead by Rick Fuller, Las Vegas homicide detective Ryan Tyler is called to the Rio convention center, where the World Series of Poker is being staged.

happy new year8 Most Popular Poker Articles of 2015

Posted by Titanbet Poker staff, December 27, 2015

If you missed any of these popular poker-related features, take a look now. These articles have attracted thousands of readers, a fact that proves their popularity.

Kellyann HeffernanInterview with Kellyann Heffernan

Posted by Titanbet Poker staff, December 22, 2015

Kellyann Heffernan is a professional poker player who specializes in high stakes no limit heads-up action. She says, “Poker is not just a man’s game.”

imperfectUsing Artificial Intelligence Methods to Win In Poker

Posted by Ori Cohen, November 24, 2015

The concept of winning in Poker is easy. Artificial intelligence is commonly used to solve games. Does this apply to poker, which is an imperfect information game?

poker etiquettePoker Etiquette – Good Manners at the Table

Posted by Robert Woolley, October 27, 2015

While poker rules govern what you must do; poker etiquette governs what you should do. Keeping good manners at the poker table will be very beneficial - you will win more money.

poker health10 Surprising Health Benefits of Playing Poker

Posted by Titanbet Poker Staff, September 15, 2015

Prime poker health is crucial if you want to succeed in a major tournament. You can bring your poker health to its peak; we offer five suggestions how to do it.

old hand poker comic"An Old Hand" Poker Comic

Posted by Kate Queen and Jack Tzekov, September 1, 2015

Poker comics are always fun to read, adding a bit of laughter to the serious game of poker. "An Old Hand" by Jack Tzekov and Kate Queen is a really great poker comic.

aggressive playerWhy a Hyper Aggressive Approach to MTTs Really Works

Posted by Ivan Potocki, August 17, 2015

Aggressive players play for the win, for first place, right from the first hand dealt. It works for them and we are left wondering what has just happened.

playing cardsPoker Cards - Their Origins, History and Future

Posted by Simon Wintle, July 20, 2015

Poker cards dealt at the tables have a long history. Playing cards’ design, custom backs, corner indices and width are all part of this colourful story.

twitch pokerIs Twitch Poker the Next Big Thing in Poker?

Posted by Barry Carter, June 29, 2015

It’s hard to go anywhere in poker this year without hearing someone mention Twitch TV. Twitch TV is a very divisive new innovation in poker; not everyone really understands it…..yet.

pool to poker10 Professions that Make Great Poker Players

Posted by Jason Kirk, May 26, 2015

Would you consider switching professions into a poker career? Life transformations awaiting you could have amazing results. Some professions are more suitable for poker careers.

poker comicThe Fish from the Valleys

Posted by Lee Davy and Jack Tzekov, April 22, 2015

There is no poker without the fish from the valleys and their worldwide equivalents. This is where the real characters are born. Hilarious poker comic.

poker dealerWhat’s the Deal with Poker Dealers?

Posted by Liba Foord, April 21, 2015

One may think dealing cards is easy. There is something fascinating about the way poker dealers shuffle, pitching cards one by one with well-practiced techniques.

poker travelHow to Make the Most of Your Poker Travels

Posted by Jennifer Newell, April 14, 2015

Poker travel around the world allows avid players to compete in the top tournaments as well as further establish their careers. Here are the stories of some players who travel to play the game.

poker posturePoker Ergonomics - Good Posture Will Improve Your Game

Posted by Guy Osmond, March 29, 2015

Poker ergonomics are important - think about the impact your playing posture has on your health and concentration and on your success at the tables.

what makes a good poker player?What Social Factors Affect Success at the Poker Table?

Posted by Andrada Istrate, March 12, 2015

What makes a good poker player? Some look for the links between successful players and their previous profession, economic status, or proficiency in other games.

poker aiPoker AI: Can the Ultimate Computer Beat the Best Human?

Posted by Steve Ruddock, March 10, 2015

The University of Alberta created quite a stir when it announced that their poker AI computer "Cepheus" had solved Heads Up Limit Texas Hold’em.

poker coachingWill a Poker Coach Transform You into the Next Phil Ivey?

Posted by James “SplitSuit” Sweeney, March 1, 2015

Hiring a poker coach might be a brilliant move for your career, but it might also be the wrong play. Think over these points before you commit to poker coaching.

reading poker tellsPoker Tells, What They Are and How to Read Them

Posted by Ellis Shuman, February 23, 2015

Reading Poker Tells by Zachary Elwood will teach you how to read other players, while at the same time, become unreadable to them.

poker fights7 Greatest Ever Poker Fights

Posted by Barry Carter, February 18, 2015

The good-natured game of poker can often heat up, leading to poker fights and poker brawls between players. That's perfectly natural, because as long as money is involved, there will be fights.

poker movieFifty Shades of Poker

Posted by Ellis Shuman, February 16, 2015

Bondage, submission, and domination are part of the game. It's all about poker sex, poker romance, and being the best poker partner you can.

poker sportIs Poker a Sport?

Posted by Ross Jarvis, February 4, 2015

It takes skill to play poker, but does that make the game a sport? The debate rages on as attempts to sportify poker intensify. Here is our take on this interesting argument.

UK winners mapTop Live Tournament Winners in the UK by Region

Posted by Lee Davy and Yun Ng, January 26, 2015

UK poker players are amongst the most exciting, exhilarating and entrancing players in the world. Check out our UK live poker tournaments winners map.

off the feltMore Poker Documentaries

Posted by Davida Mintz, January 19, 2015

The best poker documentaries delve deep into the lives of the main characters, and the most compelling ones show players expressing their thoughts and feelings.

raiser's edgeThe Raiser’s Edge, a Review

Posted by Ellis Shuman, January 5, 2015

The Raiser’s Edge by Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier, Lee Nelson, Tysen Streib, and Tony Dunst attempts to teach aggressive tournament poker strategies.

chris moormanImproving Your Game with Moorman’s Book of Poker

Posted by Ellis Shuman, December 28, 2014

Moorman’s Book of Poker by British professional Chris Moorman and Byron Jacobs gives you insights into the thought process of the world’s most accomplished online poker player.

Sam DearmanSam Dearman "JstLikeThat101" Scores Another Big Tournament Win

Posted by Bradley, December 17, 2014

Sam "JstLikeThat101" Dearman returned to the poker winners' circle after he scored another impressive tournament win. We spoke to Sam about his poker career.

poker resolutionsMy 10 New Year’s Poker Resolutions

Posted by Lee Davy, December 7, 2014

With the current year readying itself for the memory banks, it’s time to sharpen that pencil. A new year is coming and with it a brand new set of New Year poker resolutions.

cards are warThe Poker Art of War

Posted by Rod Stirzaker, December 1, 2014

What have poker, armed combat and a 2,500 year old Chinese general called Sun Tzu got in common?  The answer is war, the poker art of war.

poker sunglassesTo See or Not to See: The Great Glasses Debate

Posted by Charles, November 11, 2014

Should poker players be allowed to wear sunglasses at the table? It gives them an edge on opponents, but there's a case against as well. The debate goes on.

Bob CiaffoneNo-limit Holdem Poker by Bob Ciaffone, a Review

Posted by Ellis Shuman, November 4, 2014

No-limit Holdem Poker by poker player and writer Bob Ciaffone, nicknamed “The Coach,” is highly recommended for players with experience at the table.

Poker HistoryPoker History and the Greatest Poker Moments

Posted by Ross Jarvis, October 28, 2014

Poker history records the development of the game of poker over hundreds of years. Here is the story of some of that glorious history, as well as the top ten greatest poker moments.

poker documentariesPoker Documentaries, Their Importance and the Very Best

Posted by Barry Carter and Davida Mintz, October 22, 2014

Poker documentaries tell the story of the game's enormous growth. Poker films are important; we present the reasons and list the very best poker documentaries.

Poker Hall of Fame7 Problems the Poker Hall of Fame Needs to Address

Posted by Steve Ruddock, October 19, 2014

The Poker Hall of Fame has been around since 1979, but it is desperately in need of a makeover in order to give top all-time poker players the recognition and honor they deserve.

Big BlindThe Big Blind, a Book Review

Posted by Ellis Shuman, October 13, 2014

The Big Blind, a suspense novel by Nicolette Pierce, starring heroine Nadia Wolf, is fun poker fiction read, not to be taken too seriously.

Phil IveyDid Phil Ivey Cheat in Baccarat?

Posted by Bradley, October 5, 2014

Phil Ivey is an amazingly successful professional poker player who has won 10 WSOP bracelets. Yet he has been accused by a London casino of cheating to win nearly £7.8 million.

poker characteristics10 Characteristics of a Successful Poker Player

Posted by Bradley, October 2, 2014

It takes skill to come away from the poker table a winning player, but there are other characteristics that mark a successful poker player. Do you have what it takes?

blackjackThe Blackjack Life, a Review

Posted by Ellis Shuman, September 30, 2014

The Blackjack Life by Nathaniel Tilton describes a journey through the inner world of card counting, the lessons of teamwork, and the clandestine pursuit of beating the odds.

poker hypnosisPoker Therapy: How Hypnosis Can Improve Your Game

Posted by Davida Mintz, September 28, 2014

There's a major leak in your game and you have decided to do something about it. If your problem is emotionally based, poker therapy may solve it.

online vs live poker playersLive vs. Online Poker Players: Who Reigns Supreme?

Posted by Ivan Potocki, September 22, 2014

Which type of poker player has more skill, the one who plays online poker or the one who plays live poker? It cuts both ways, according to studies and pro poker players.

Xuan LiuXuan Liu Talks Poker

Posted September 21, 2014

Xuan Liu is one of the most talented rising poker stars, both as a Canadian poker player, and as a female poker player. She talks poker with us.

poker books20 Poker Books Every Well-Rounded Player Must Read

Posted by Jason Kirk, September 16, 2014

Poker books will help you improve your poker game, and also increase your knowledge of the poker culture that has grown up around the game throughout its history.

poker scrabbleHow the Games of Poker and Scrabble Are Very Much Alike

Posted by Ellis Shuman, September 15, 2014

In many ways, it takes the same skills to be a winning Scrabble player as are needed to be a winning poker player. Winning in Scrabble, like winning in poker, requires a killer instinct.

poker quotesTop Poker Quotes and Poker Sayings

Posted September 14, 2014

Poker quotes and favourite poker sayings = these are the memorable statements by poker legends. You will be familiar with many of these popular poker quotes.

best poker jokesThe Best Poker Jokes

Posted September 10, 2014

Best poker jokes and poker one lines, for your entertainment, we present to you our collection of poker jokes, and other amusing things that will be your best source of poker humor.

poker normalizationWalking the Fine Line of Poker Normalization in Our Culture

Posted by César Albarrán-Torres, September 9, 2014

Poker is a game being accepted as a normal part of contemporary culture, both in its online and traditional forms. It wasn't always so.

poker appsThe Very Best Free Poker Apps and Free Poker Tools

Posted by Davida Mintz, September 3, 2014

Free poker apps and free poker tools can give you an advantage at the tables. A comprehensive study of best free poker software, poker apps, and poker tools.

poker limit vs no limit argumentResurrecting the Poker No Limit vs Limit Argument

Posted by Steve Ruddock, September 1, 2014

No Limit Hold'em has supplanted Limit Hold'em to become the most popular poker format. But, is it better? It's back to the back to the poker no limit vs limit argument.

poker evolutionEvolution of Ape to Man; Poker Evolution from Fish to Shark

Posted by Lee Davy, August 27, 2014

Evolution of ape to man has been dissected and discussed to death. But the evolution from fish to shark and poker evolution itself have rarely been explored.

Christian HuberAustrian Poker Player Multi-Tables to Big Tournament Wins

Posted by Bradley, August 24, 2014

Austrian poker player Christian Huber, nickname "chrisu170175", finished 3rd in the €100K Depositor FR Series #1 freeroll and 6th in the S.P. Sunday Special.

blood aces benny binionA Lot More Blood Than Aces

Posted by Ellis Shuman, August 20, 2014

Benny Binion's story is told in the biography Blood Aces by Doug Swanson - the tale of the man who put Las Vegas on the map and created the World Series of Poker.

bad poker playersHow to Beat Bad Poker Players

Posted by Bradley, August 17, 2014

Your goal in poker is to win money. It’s easiest to achieve your goal when you play against bad poker players. Here’s how you can win against bad poker players.

poker instinctsWhen to Trust Your Gut Instinct at the Poker Table

Posted by Barry Carter, August 14, 2014

Your poker instincts are a curation of everything you have learned at the table. You should always trust your instincts. Here's why.

Aleksey NikolaevSunday Prime Win for Aleksey Nikolaev

Posted by Bradley, August 11, 2014

Aleksey Nikolaev "NkiAs" won the Sunday Prime poker tournament. "The huge rush of adrenaline in the later stages of the tournament is for me," Aleksey told us.

Poker donkeyHow to Play with Poker Donkeys

Posted by Charles, August 6, 2014

Poker donkey is the last name you want to earn for yourself at the tables. A donkey is a very bad poker player. We give tips how to beat poker donkeys and come away a winner.

Connor DrinanPocket Aces Don't Always Win

Posted by Bradley, August 5, 2014

Pocket aces are the best possible starting hand you can get in a hand of Texas Hold'em. They are the odds-on favorite to win, except when facing pocket aces.

profile of a tournament winnerProfile of an Online Poker Tournament Winner

Posted August 3, 2014

There is a pattern among those players who win. Look at our Profile of an Online Poker Tournament Winner infographic and see if you have what it takes.

Sam DearmanSuper Tuesday Win for Sam "JstLikeThat101" Dearman

Posted by Bradley, July 30, 2014

Sam "JstLikeThat101" Dearman won the Super Tuesday poker tournament on July 15th, outlasting a field of 160 players to win 1st prize of €6,056.

professionalizationCheaters, Addicts, and Pros and Professionalization of Poker

Posted by Andrada Istrate, July 29, 2014

How come we're still arguing whether poker is a game of skill or a game of luck? A look at cheaters, addicts, and pros and the professionalization of poker.

poker ambassadorsPoker Players as Ambassadors for the Game

Posted by Ivan Potocki, July 27, 2014

Players play important roles as poker ambassadors who promote the game, but not all players want to be the center of attention.

Alen BilicAlen "lilachaa" Bilic Scores 5 WSOP Cashes

Posted by Bradley, July 23, 2014

Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic from Bosnia and Herzegowina played in twenty 2014 WSOP events, and cashed in five of them, with a 15th place finish in $3,000 NL Hold'em 6-Handed (Event #15).

poker healthPoker Health - Sound Body, Sound Mind

Posted by Ashley Adams, July 21, 2014

Prime poker health is crucial if you want to succeed in a major tournament. You can bring your poker health to its peak; we offer five suggestions how to do it.

poker booksPoker Books and Poker Books Reviews

Posted July 20, 2014

Reading poker books and poker articles can definitely help you improve your game; learning from the experience of others will help pave your way to poker success.

Main Event final tableMy Main Event Advice: Move It to the Middle of the Schedule

Posted by Alex Rousso, July 17, 2014

My WSOP Main Event advice - move the World Series of Poker main event to the middle of the tournament schedule and play the WSOP final table at summer's end.

Chris MoneymakerThe Moneymaker Effect and How It Changed Poker

Posted by Ellis Shuman, July 15, 2014

The Moneymaker Effect by Eric Raskin tells the insider story of tournament that forever changed poker focusing on Chris Moneymaker and the 2003 WSOP Main Event.

poker mediaPulling Back the Curtain on the Poker Media

Posted by Steve Ruddock, July 13, 2014

Poker media work sounds exciting, but actually, long hours and endless boredom makes one realize that reporting on poker is a hard way to make a thankless living.

Poker AlicePoker Alice - Famous Frontier Gambler

Posted July 10, 2014

Poker Alice was a real person, one of the most famous all-time women poker players who also was an independent businesswoman with a fascinating story.

pareto principleThe Pareto Principle in Poker

Posted by Barry Carter, July 8, 2014

The Pareto Principle works in poker as well. You can win 80% of your income from 20% of your regular opponents. Find more games where these players play.

Manuel RuivoPortuguese Poker Player Manuel Ruivo Wins Big Friday Again

Posted by Bradley, July 7, 2014

Portuguese poker player Manuel "eltxupacabras" Ruivo outlasted the competition to win the Big Fridaypoker tournament; he won the same tournament in March.

Brazil online pokerTime to Grind at World Cup and Online Poker

Posted by Adriana Teixera, July 7, 2014

At a certain point of a tournament you have to take a risk if you want a chance to make it into the money. In the money stages, you can risk a bit more.

poker decision paralysisHow Decision Paralysis Affects the Games of Beginners

Posted by Lee Davy, June 29, 2014

Poker decision paralysis can affect the game of beginning players, whose minds goes blank when they are put to the test. Four important ways to avoid this.

rich and famous poker playersLifestyles of the Rich and Famous Poker Players

Posted by Davida Mintz, June 16, 2014

The lifestyles of the rich and famous poker players certainly make one jealous. Do you dream of living the poker baller lifestyle? Take a look at the benefits!

poker resistanceHow to Take Charge of Your Poker Resistance

Posted by Lee Davy, June 15, 2014

Poker resistance - do you know what it is? If you're reading this, you no doubt suffer from poker resistance. So, how do you take charge of your poker resistance?

Dutch Boyd Poker TiltDutch Boyd Goes on Poker Tilt with His New Book

Posted by Ellis Shuman, June 12, 2014

Dutch Boyd's book Poker Tilt tells the pro poker player's story:  founding of Pokerspot,  going broke, suffering a bipolar disorder and winning WSOP bracelets.

passion for pokerKeeping the Passion for Poker Burning

Posted by Ivan Potocki, June 9, 2014

Poker is a fun and exciting game but it also has a darker side padded with disappointments and bad luck. How do you keep your passion for the game burning?

Twister jackpotHow I Won the Twister Jackpot

Posted by Armando Ferreira, June 2, 2014

Armando "ILoveJB" Ferreira says that the Twister sit 'n' go format is something really innovating and unique, something which Titanbet Poker should patent.

WSOP historyA Brief History of the WSOP

Posted by Jason Kirk, June 1, 2014

Avid poker players love to hear tales of World Series of Poker history and flock to Las Vegas with visions of becoming part of WSOP history themselves.

online vs live poker playerAre Online Poker Players Better Than Live Poker Players?

Posted by Steve Ruddock, May 28, 2014

Which type of poker player has more skill, the one who plays online poker or the one who plays live poker? It cuts both ways according to both studies and pro poker players.

poker matrixThe Poker Decision Matrix

Posted by Alex Rousso, May 22, 2014

Poker has one of the longest learning curves of any game. Trying to learn the game can at first be bewildering. Mastering the poker matrix will get you started.

Isaac "Ike" HaxtonIsaac "Ike" Haxton - Poker Success of the Poet's Son

Posted by Ellis Shuman, May 19, 2014

Isaac "Ike" Haxton a well-known online poker player has made his mark in live tournaments. "Fading Hearts on the River" is his father's memoir of Isaac's poker career.

poker geekWhat Online Poker Can Teach You about Self-Esteem

Posted by Lee Davy, May 12, 2014

Poker geeks and poker nerds, take heart! Playing online poker will show the world what you are capable of achieving. As you grow, your self esteem will grow.

Dilshat MametbakiyevDilshat "DMAA1013" Mametbakiyev Wins Sunday Prime

Posted by Bradley, May 11, 2014

Kazakh poker player Dilshat "DMAA1013" Mametbakiyev bested 668 opponents when he won the Sunday Prime tournament, capturing a first place prize of €4,537.

superstitionsWhy Poker Superstitions Still Rule at Today's Games

Posted by Davida Mintz, May 5, 2014

Even in a game where skill determines winners, many well-known players carry lucky charms or engage in table actions proving their belief in poker superstitions.

Haseeb QureshiPoker and Philosophy: Thinking Your Way to Better Poker

Posted by Ellis Shuman, May 1, 2014

In How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker by Haseeb Qureshi, poker game play and strategies are examined from a philosophical perspective.

50 cents on limit pokerIn Praise of Fixed Limit Poker

Posted by Jason Kirk, April 27, 2014

Far from slow or boring, fixed limit poker games pack a punch no matter what stakes you're playing. There are advantages in playing fixed limit poker.

The Card PlayersI Miss Playing Poker!

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, April 24, 2014

I really miss playing poker! Now, with the holidays at hand, I'll be spending more time watching poker videos and getting back to the tables.

Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic Will Use Winnings to Pay for WSOP Play

Posted by Bradley, April 22, 2014

Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic from Bosnia and Herzegowina, took home a first place prize of €24,000 when he won the  €150,000 Sunday Special. He plans to play the WSOP in Las Vegas this summer.

stay focusedMaintaining Your Focus at the Poker Tables

Posted by Ivan Potocki, April 17, 2014

Maintaining a concentrated poker focus on the game through its ups and downs can be quite a challenge. Here are tips to keep your thoughts from wandering.

Chris MoneymakerHow Tournaments Are Chasing Away Amateur Players

Posted by Steve Ruddock, April 9, 2014

Changes to poker tournaments in recent years have increased the advantage skilled players hold over amateur players. What about the role of Lady Luck?

RoundersHow to Make the Perfect Poker Movie

Posted by Jason Kirk, March 31, 2014

Making great poker movies is tough. But evidence from Rounders and other prominent poker films shows it's possible if you combine the proper elements.

lonely poker playerThis Kid Called Lonely

Posted by Lee Davy, March 27, 2014

Online poker brings so much happiness...but you need to search for balance so the wonder of online poker doesn’t consume you.

poker massagesHow a Massage at the Table Can Increase Your Winnings

Posted by Davida Mintz, March 25, 2014

Studies show that massages are an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Getting a poker massage while you play could actually increase your winnings.

Lautaro MayonLautaro "lauchon33" Mayon Captures Big Twister Prize

Posted by Bradley, March 23, 2014

Lautaro "lauchon33" Mayon from Argentina won a $10,000 Twister jackpot prize, after playing Twister sit 'n' go poker tournaments at Titanbet Poker.

major poker tournamentsThe Allure of Big Poker Tournaments

Posted by Ivan Potocki, March 16, 2014

Although poker comes in many shapes and forms, there is no denying that it's at the big poker tournaments where the magic happens.

Manuel RuivoPortuguese Player Manuel Ruivo Scores Big Friday Win

Posted by Bradley, March 11, 2014

Portuguese poker player Manuel "eltxupacabras" Ruivo outlasted the competition to win the Big Friday €30K GTD poker tournament; he spoke to us about his win.

Grangemouth, ScotlandThe Real Life Ups and Downs of a Professional Poker Player

Posted by Lee Davy, March 6, 2014

The poker world has its fair share of success stories, but there are many players who find it incredibly difficult to sustain their success, and don’t really know how to do anything else.

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