Welcome to Pokerphile.net and thanks for stopping by. This is my personal blog on everything I know about online poker. Pokerphile.net is your guide to competing in the online poker community. You can learn tips and strategies as well as find the best poker rooms and tournaments.

Poker is still going strong across the online communities, with players battling for millions each day. Though the legalities may seem chaotic, there are many options within the US that allow players to do what they love. You will want to ensure you play the best poker out there!

February 16, 2018 12:42 am

Reasons Why You Should Try Playing in Online Casinos

Casinos, money and internet – sounds like a mix that is deemed to fail? If that has been your biggest worry and the reason why you’ve so far preferred land based casinos, it’s time to face the music. Things have changed big time and nowadays online casinos are safer than ever. More than that, there are various reasons why you could actually consider ditching the brick and mortar casino and try playing in online casinos instead. That being said, here are a few reasons why that change might

February 14, 2018 12:39 am

Quick Guide to Understanding Casino Bonuses

One of the reasons why online casinos have grown in popularity are bonus offers. These promotional goodies are created so players would have continuously reasons to return to that particular online casino. The greater the competition in the field gets, the greater the casino bonuses get and now it’s not unlikely to encounter bonuses that reach to even thousands of dollars. As a first time online casino player, you might initially be confused by the vast choices, so we put together this quick guide

September 30, 2017 6:45 am

Best Progressive Slots to Play in Online Casinos

Online slots with progressive jackpots belong to a league of their own. With an ounce of luck, hundreds of players have walked away from the online casino with a million dollar jackpot and that could happen to you too if you play progressive slots. There are several choices though and in this article we’ll introduce some of the most popular progressive slots to you a bit closer. Mega Moolah and Mega Moolah Isis Microgaming’s Mega Moolah and Mega Moolah Isis are legends. Mega Moolah, which is

December 3, 2016 6:44 am

Video Poker Strategies

There are many strategies for playing video poker. These strategies come in one of two forms: either it is a general theory for how to wager and the best practices for gambling or it is a direct strategy for playing the individual video poker variations. This article will give you both types of advice to give you the best possible chance of winning some money. First, you need to know where you should play video poker. Most people will play the video poker machines that are located inside of the

July 8, 2015 6:16 am

Your Bitcoin Poker Guide

The world of poker seems to be constantly evolving, after all, you might consider the internet as the biggest game changer of all. Whilst technology has helped dramatically change the landscape of poker, there’s a new contender on the block which has also effected how we can play poker. What’s that I hear you ask? Bitcoins. Whilst many might argue that poker has its own currency, that’s because you play with poker chips, the Bitcoin is a new kind of money which is officially listed as a currency.

May 27, 2015 6:17 am

The biggest poker networks of the world

Although the poker boom is already over, online poker remains one of the most lucrative and entertaining forms of online gambling to date. The gaming halls have moved to servers, and they have expanded with no geographical boundaries (well, some legal ones still remain), so today almost everyone can have access to a game of Sit-n-go Hold’em by using a smartphone, a tablet or a desktop or portable PC. Not all poker rooms have their own custom software, though. With a few exceptions – like Unibet’s

January 28, 2015 6:19 am

Shorthanded Texas Holdem

Adjusting your play – An introduction for beginners This information is not a template for a winning game. It is on the contrary an explanation of the factors that matters when you only play a few players and what the game at shorthanded tables looks like. Will you make a profit or a loss? Well this is mainly up to your ability to read the game and to change and vary it and of course pick the right opponents. Therefore it is recommended that you do not play any NL games before you have played

April 18, 2014 6:21 am

Aced Poker Review

Aced Poker has been around for several years. However, they have not always been available to the US poker market. This has recently changed as the Aced Poker site has recently changed domains. Aced is part of the Merge poker network along with the more commonly known Carbon Poker. If you are new to the poker network concept, it means that all of the poker players in the Merge poker network will be shared among the different poker sites that use the network. Being a part of the same network, Aced

February 14, 2014 6:35 am

Value Betting the River in Texas Holdem

If you read any types of advanced poker ebooks or strategy articles at any of the online poker sites, you’ll learn that one of the biggest flaws amongst even winning players in the micro-stakes games is that they don’t value bet the river properly. Unfortunately a lot of regulars butcher the river. They either don’t value bet the river enough with strong hands, or they value bet in awkward situations where they would be much better off checking for value and taking the safer route. Think about

November 5, 2013 6:51 am

Becoming a VIP at PokerStars

PokerStars is currently the most popular online poker room in the world. They have between 100,000 and 150,000 real money players at any given time. Therefore they also offer the best perks for VIP members. You might ask yourself, “How do I become a VIP poker player at PokerStars?” That is what this article is going to answer in a simple and straightforward way. First, when you create a new account with PokerStars, you are automatically enrolled into the VIP Club. However, this VIP Club has

August 15, 2013 6:52 am

William Hill Poker Review

For the UK visitors to the website, I’ve decided to review several of the poker rooms that are based over in England. Of those that specialise in British poker players, I find William Hill to be the top flight. You will find up to 20,000 poker players at the tables during peak hours (evenings and weekends). Now, I know what you’re going to say; “Your not from England so how can you review these sites.” You have a good point. I can’t play at these poker rooms for real money. That doesn’t

August 7, 2013 6:53 am

Bovada Poker Review

Bovada has been earning their reputation as the best choice for players in the United States. You will usually find roughly 500 players in the Cash Games section even during non-peak hours (I.E. working hours and in the middle of the night). This easily goes over 2000 players during the peak hour in the evening. The Scheduled Tournaments section offers at least 1500 players at any given time. This increases two or three fold when you play during peak hours. This lets you know that the state of online

April 24, 2013 6:54 am

Full Tilt Poker Games & Tournaments

Full Tilt Poker offers a wider selection of poker games and tournaments than the majority of competitors. With traffic starting to grow at the poker site again (5000+ Players on Average) the tables are filling up quickly and there is plenty of action on the felt. Types of Poker Games at Full Tilt Full Tilt Poker spreads over a dozen poker games that can be played on real money tables. Full Tilt offers Holdem, Omaha (Hi/Lo), 7 Card Stud (Hi/Lo), HA, 5 Card Draw, Razz, 2-7 Triple Draw, Badugi, 2-7

November 27, 2012 6:55 am

Poker Rakeback mistakes you should avoid

At first sight a very large rakeback percentage might seem like the perfect deal, since it looks so attractive. The truth is that a great headline with a high rakeback percentage might not be an excellent deal in case you are planning to take everything into consideration over the long term. In this article we are planning to offer you some of the most important rakeback mistakes that you can make. By knowing what the mistakes that can be done are, it’s going to be easier for you to avoid doing

October 11, 2012 6:56 am

Different Types of Poker Games

Poker Games are not only a games that may bring you a lot of cash in your pocket, but they can also give you a lot of full of excitement hours and new friends. The Poker Games are not just a games – these are huge groups of card games played in order to bet on the cards that players receive or form with the help of the cards dealt in the center of the table. The Poker Games can be differentiated into three groups according to the way the cards are dealt. Community Card Games – this type of games