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Understanding what poker odds are, and how to use them, is essential if you are to ever win money over the long run in poker. Working with poker odds is your first step on the r...

Aug 1, 2019

Illustration of red and pink poker chips

Sound shooting skills are the foundation of a good basketball game, and practicing form shooting is the only way to improve these skills. Form shooting is hard work and the best...

Aug 1, 2019

Steph Curry shooting a basketball

Poker players are classified into categories that describe how they play. Fundamentally, this classifies how tight or loose they play. This designation is not as straightforward...

Aug 1, 2019

Poker chips on wood

There’s no better way to understand the power of individual chess pieces than by studying endgames. Whereas rooks spend most of the opening and midgame pent up behind other piec...

Jul 31, 2019

Chess rook in black and white

Discovered attacks can be some of the most devastating moves in chess tactics. When planned and executed thoughtfully, they can force your opponent into making uncomfortable dec...

Jul 31, 2019

Tan and brown chess pieces on wood

Double check is a rare but especially deadly maneuver that can take even chess masters by surprise. Though related to the more common discovered attack, double check has some pa...

Jul 31, 2019

Bronze chess piece on chess board with other pieces in background

Properly shooting a basketball might appear easy but is actually the result of several complex and precise movements incorporating the entire body. Steph Curry has become known ...

Jul 30, 2019

Steph Curry shooting a basketball

In the game of roulette, there are 18 red slots, 18 black slots, and two green slots that the ball can stop on—the odds of landing on either red or black is 47.4%, but it is ess...

Jul 17, 2019

White dice on wood table

The basic idea behind spotting poker tells is that many poker players unknowingly betray their holdings through observable actions. Knowing what to look out for, therefore, can ...

Jul 16, 2019

 birds eye view of poker table with people playing cards