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Blog 15-05-2020

BlackChipPoker is terminating bots once and for all

If you play online poker, you definitely loathe the very notion of bots.  Let’s face it, bots are more than just a way to game the system.  They also destroy what’s great about online poker, namely being able to play against other real players from around the world. While bots seem to have the upper […]

may-millions-black-chip-poker
Blog 15-05-2020

Will Tom Brady play in BCP’s May Millions Celebration?

Tom Brady has been in the news a lot lately. Not only did he leave the New England Patriots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but he convinced his buddy Rob Gronkowski to come out of retirement and join him! Brady also made news recently for playing in a charity event on their poker network. It […]

Shorthanded Play
Blog 06-05-2020

Shorthanded Play

A short-handed poker game is a game with a table of 6 or less people. By nature, it is an aggressive game, where top hole cards are not needed to win pots. It’s certainly not designed for the loose-passive poker player. Inevitably the “rocks” get chipped away by the blinds while waiting for top hands […]

sit and go poker
Blog 06-05-2020

Sit & Go Strategy

1. In the early stages of a tournament play tight, don’t get involved unless you have a big hand (AA, KK, QQ, AK) for the first few blind levels. If you have AA, KK, or QQ, try to get all-in before the flop. Your preferred plan with AK is to re-raise a raiser all-in and […]

cheat poker
Blog 06-05-2020

Poker Cheating Techniques

Before poker becames so popular and mainstream many people had the misconception that cheating was rife within the sport, images of paddle-boat steamers and cowboys with guns spring to mind…. While it may certainly have gone on, cheating was less common than people think. Once labelled a “cheat” it would almost be impossible for the […]

Blog 06-05-2020

Game theory and poker

Game theory, despite its name, isn’t about Scrabble or Monopoly, it’s actually a branch of mathematics dealing with decision-making. It has proven useful in fields as diverse as economics, political science, operations research, military science, and now poker – where the idea is to optimize a decision. Among others David Sklansky has highlighted the advantages […]

gap concept poker
Blog 06-05-2020

Gap Concept in Poker

The Gap Concept was pioneered David Sklansky, one of the world’s premier poker writers. Many of his ideas have had an a big impression on the poker community as a whole. The Gap Concept is quite a simple idea though; it means “you will need a better hand to call an opening bet than you […]

bluff poker
Blog 06-05-2020

How to bluff in poker

In poker it’s not only what’s in your hand that counts, but also what people think is in your hand. If you bet as though you have better cards than you actually do this is called bluffing, yet the true skill is knowing when to bluff. A player who never bluffs cannot expect to win […]

Carbon Poker Scam
Blog 01-05-2020

Carbon Poker Scam

When searching for a poker room lots of things factor in. Design is important, for some people its bonuses, and for others it’s the rakeback. The most important factors for us here at 9to5poker are security, reliability and trust. We want a safe and fair gaming environment that we can trust and we need to know we […]

Poker Training Site
Blog 01-05-2020

How To Choose A Poker Training Site

The biggest question the guests of 9to5poker have is how to choose the right poker training site. This is a complex question and deserves a step-by-step look at what makes training sites worthwhile. Most low-limit players have a hard time making the large investment into professional training, but 9to5poker sees it as an investment almost […]