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Ashley Adams

Ashley Adams

Ashley Adams has been playing poker for 50 years and writing about it since 2000. He is the author of hundreds of articles and two books, Winning 7-Card Stud (Kensington 2003) and Winning No Limit Hold'em (Lighthouse 2012). He is also the host of poker radio show House of Cards. See www.houseofcardsradio.com for broadcast times, stations, and podcasts.


Ashley Adams Articles

2017 April
WSOP 2017: Keys to Playing Your 'A-Game' During the Series
WSOP 2017: Eating Right in Vegas Without Breaking Your Bankroll
WSOP 2017: Vegas Fun for the Non-Gambler
WSOP 2017: Comparing Rake and Comps in Las Vegas Cash Games
 
March
WSOP 2017: How to Stay Healthy in Las Vegas
WSOP 2017: Optimal Travel Planning for Las Vegas
WSOP 2017: Things To Do in Las Vegas for Free
WSOP 2017: What's Going on Outside the Rio?
WSOP 2017: Planning and Playing Tournaments Within Your Budget
Five Adjustments to Make When You're Playing Limit Hold'em
Differences Between Limit and No-Limit Poker: Implied Odds
Picking Off the Pros: Tips vs. Tough Opponents
 
February
10 Steps for Controlling Your Own Tells
Five Bankroll Depleting Thoughts That Sabotage Stacks
Selecting the Best Seat at the Poker Table
Playing Bigger? Some Guidelines When Moving Up in Limits
 
January
Three No-Limit Hold'em Moves You Can Use
Three False Verbal Tells That Work
Three Simple Tactics You Can Use (Against Relatively Simple Players)
 
2016 December
10 Simple Poker Tells for Home Games
Five Great Ways to Induce Action in Your Home Game
 
November
Third Level Thinking: Recognizing Your Image and Exploiting It Profitably
Third Level Thinking: Your Image in the Mind of Your Opponent
Five Mistakes Made by Intermediate Poker Players (and What to Do About Them)
Five Considerations When Playing Against Novice Players in Home Games
 
October
Five Ways to Beat Calling Stations in Your Home Game
Taking Advantage of Weak-Tight Opponents in Home Games
How to Beat the Loose-Aggressive Home Game Player
 
September
Hosting an Awesome Poker Game at Home: Drinks and Snacks
Hosting an Awesome Poker Game at Home: Playing Cards
Hosting an Awesome Poker Game at Home: Tournaments vs. Cash Games
 
August
Hosting an Awesome Poker Game at Home: Poker Chips
Hosting an Awesome Poker Game at Home: Who to Invite
Hosting an Awesome Poker Game at Home: The Poker Table
Poker in Lima, Peru: Reviews of the Fiesta, Majestic, and Atlantic City
 
July
Pulling the Trigger: Recognize When You Should Bet the River
Two Strategies For Playing Against Strong, Tricky Opponents
 
June
Eight Tips for Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low Eight-or-Better
 
May
Tips for the Razz Round When Playing H.O.R.S.E. and Other Mixed Games
Seven-Card Stud Tips for Every Street
 
April
Remembering Cards in Seven-Card Stud
Using Exposed Cards When Reading Hands in Seven-Card Stud
Poker in Rhode Island: A Review of the Twin River Casino
7 Ways to Raise the Stakes in Your Home Game
 
March
Protecting Yourself Against Cheating in Home Games: Peeking at Cards and Chip Snatching
Protecting Yourself Against Cheating in Home Games: Collusion
 
February
Poker in Seoul, South Korea: A Review of the Paradise Casino, Walkerhill
Home Game Heroes: Upending Conventional Poker Wisdom -- Avoid Wild Card Games?
Poker in Seoul, South Korea: A Review of the Seven Luck Casino
 
January
Home Game Heroes: Upending Conventional Poker Wisdom -- Never Play With Scared Money?
Home Game Heroes: Upending Conventional Poker Wisdom -- Set an End Time and Stick To It?
 
2015 December
Home Game Heroes: Upending Conventional Poker Wisdom -- Don’t Play With Strangers?
Home Game Heroes: Upending Conventional Poker Wisdom About Home Games
 
November
Home Game Heroes: Five Winning Strategies to Succeed in Home Games
 
October
Home Game Heroes: Five Reasons Why You Aren’t Winning in a “Great” Home Game
Home Game Heroes: Strategy for Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low Declare
 
September
Home Game Heroes: Strategic Differences Between “Declare” and “Cards Speak” Games
Home Game Heroes: Boston Stud - A Stud Variant with Community Cards
 
August
Home Game Heroes: Strategy for Flop Games with Different Board Arrays
Home Game Heroes: Different Board Arrays in Flop Games
 
July
Home Game Heroes: Strategy When Playing With Extra Hole Cards in Flop Games
Home Game Heroes: Variations in Hi-Low Flop Games (Part 2 of 2)
Home Game Heroes: Variations in Hi-Low Flop Games (Part 1 of 2)
Home Game Heroes: The Strategy of “Dealer’s Choice” Games
Home Game Heroes: Deciding on a Good Betting Structure
 
June
Home Game Heroes: Getting Invited Back to the Game
Home Game Heroes: Five Ingredients for Organizing and Hosting a Poker Game
Home Game Heroes: Eight Tips for Finding a Game
 
2014 January
Strategy Vault: Playing Third Street in Razz
Strategy Vault: Introduction to Razz
 
2009 April
Poker Room Review: Casino Morongo, Cabazon, CA
Poker Room Review: Riverside Resort, Laughlin, NV
Poker Room Review: Tropicana Express, Laughlin, NV
Poker Room Review: Colorado Belle, Laughlin, NV
 
March
Poker Room Review: Edgewater Hotel and Casino, Laughlin, NV
Poker Room Review: Avi Resort and Casino, Laughlin, NV
Poker Room Review: Club Caribe, Cudahy, CA
Poker Room Review: Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, NV
Poker Room Review: Bally's Casino, Las Vegas, NV
 
February
Poker Room Review: Poker Palace, North Las Vegas, NV
Poker Room Review: The Palms, Las Vegas, NV
Poker Room Review: Gold Coast, Las Vegas, NV
Poker Room Review: Club Fortune, Henderson, NV
 
January
Poker Room Review: Fiesta Henderson Casino, Henderson, NV
Poker Room Review: Joker's Wild, Henderson, NV
Poker Room Review: Boulder Station, Las Vegas, NV
Poker Room Review: Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Reno, NV
 
2008 December
Poker Room Review: John Ascuaga's Nugget, Sparks, NV
Poker Room Review: Terrible's Sands Regency Casino Hotel, Reno, NV
Poker Room Review: Carson Nugget, Carson City, NV
Poker Room Review: Fandango Casino, Carson City, NV
 
November
Poker Room Review: Lakeside Inn and Casino, Stateline, NV
Poker Room Review: Montbleu Casino Resort and Spa, Stateline, NV
Poker Room Review: Carson Valley Inn, Miden, NV
Poker Room Review: Terrible's Rail City Casino, Sparks, NV
Poker Room Review: The Alamo, Sparks, NV
 
October
Poker Room Review: Circus Circus Casino, Reno, NV
Poker Room Review: Club Cal Neva Casino, Reno, NV
Poker Room Review: Fitzgeralds Casino and Hotel, Reno, NV
Poker Room Review: Harrah's Casino, Reno, NV
 
September
Poker Room Review: The Eldorado Casino, Reno, NV
Poker Room Review: The Silver Club, Sparks, NV
Poker Room Review: Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
Poker Room Review: Boomtown Resort and Casino, Reno, NV
 
August
Poker Room Review: Imperial Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Poker Room Review: Arizona Charlie's Decatur Casino & Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Poker Room Review: Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa, Reno, NV
Poker Room Review: Peppermill Resort Casino Reno, Reno, NV
Stud Poker Strategy: 17 Tricks of the Trade
 
July
Poker Room Review: Lucky's, Tampa Greyhound Track, Tampa, FL
Poker Room Review: Texas Station, North Las Vegas, NV
Stud Poker Strategy: Fifth Street Quiz, Part 2 of 2
Poker Room Review: Miccosukee Resort and Casino, Miami, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: Fifth Street Quiz, Part 1 of 2
Poker Room Review: Isle of Capri Casino, Pompano Park, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: Playing on the Road
 
June
Poker Room Review: Hard Rock Tampa, Tampa, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: K.I.S.S. -- Keeping it Simple, Stupid
Poker Room Review: Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Coconut Creek, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: Take a Card Off? — Part 2 of 2
Poker Room Review: 'Old' Seminole Casino – Hollywood, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: Take A Card Off? – Part 1 of 2
Poker Room Review: Naples Ft. Myers Dog Track, Bonita Springs, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: Rotation Tips
Poker Room Review: Gulfstream Park, Hallandale, FL
 
May
Stud Poker Strategy: Saving Money is Earning Money
Poker Room Review: Mardi Gras, Hallandale Beach, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: Multi-way Hands, Part 3
Dealers, Union Protest at MGM Foxwoods Opening
Poker Room Review: Seminole Hard Rock Casino, Hollywood, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: Multi-handed Pots, Part 2
Poker Room Review: Seminole Casino Brighton, Okeechobee, FL
Stud Poker Strategy: Multi-handed Pots, Part 1
Poker Room Review: Seminole Immokalee Casino, Immokalee, Florida
Stud Poker Strategy: Recovery
 
April
Poker Room Review: Cercle Gaillon, Paris, France
Stud Poker Strategy: Big Mistakes with Big Hands
Poker Room Review: Aviation Club, Paris, France
Stud Poker Strategy: Tricky Moves, Part 1
Poker Room Review: The River, Milford, NH
Stud Poker Strategy: Spread Limit Considerations, Part 2 -- Exceptions
Poker Room Review: Santa Ana Star, Bernalillo, NM
Stud Poker Strategy: Spread Limit Strategy Considerations, Part 1
 
March
Poker Room Review: Sandia Resort and Casino, Albuquerque, NM
Stud Poker Strategy: Drawing and Not Drawing in Stud
Poker Room Review: Isleta Casino and Resort, Albuquerque, NM
Stud Poker Strategy: Poker Workout, Part 2 -- Exercise at the Table
Poker Room Review: Cities of Gold Casino, Sante Fe, NM
Stud Poker Strategy: Poker Workout, Part 1 -- Away from the Table
Poker Room Review: Camel Rock Casino, Santa Fe, NM
Stud Poker Strategy: Pot-Limit Stud
Poker Room Review: Sky City Casino, Acoma, NM
Stud Poker Strategy: Points to Ponder -- Answers
Stud Poker Strategy: Points to Ponder -- Answers
 
February
Poker Room Review: Route 66 Casino Hotel, Albuquerque, NM
Stud Poker Strategy: Problems to Ponder
Stud Poker Strategy: Problems to Ponder
Poker Room Review: The Borgata, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Fifth Street Decisions
Poker Room Review: Harrah's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Heads Up on Heads-Up Battles
Poker Room Review: Showboat Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Conquering Fear at the Table
 
January
Poker Room Review: Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
Stud Poker Strategy: Improve and Fold
Book Review: 'White Knight, Black Nights' by Susie Isaacs
Poker Room Review: Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Bad Advice
Poker Room Review: Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Slowing Down at Yellow Lights
Poker Room Review: Resorts Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Flush in Five
 
2007 December
Poker Room Review: Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Theorem of Poker – A Closer Look for Stud Players
Poker Room Review: Atlantic City Hilton Casino Resort, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Short-Handed Play
Stud Poker Strategy: Reading Hands by Reading Cards
Poker Room Review: Caesars Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
Stud Poker Strategy: Calling
Poker Room Review: Isle of Capri, Boonville, MO
Stud Poker Strategy: Dealing with Wild Men
 
November
Poker Room Review: Harrah's St. Louis, Maryland Heights, MO
Stud Poker Strategy: Don't Believe Everything You Read
Poker Room Review: The President, St. Louis, MO
Stud Poker Strategy: Questions and Answers, Part #1 -- Bankroll Questions
Poker Room Review: Ameristar St. Charles, St, Charles, MO
Stud Poker Strategy: Do Tell! Part 4 of 4
Poker Room Review: The Lodge at Belmont, Belmont, NH
Stud Poker Strategy: Do Tell! Part 3 of 4
 
October
Poker Room Review: Sharky's Dover, Dover, New Hampshire
Stud Poker Strategy: Do Tell! Part 2 of 4
Poker Room Review: Sharky's Manchester, Manchester, NH
Stud Poker Strategy: Do Tell! Part 1 of 4
Poker Room Review: Sharky's Nashua, Nashua, NH
Stud Poker Strategy — Options in Fixed Limit Stud, Part II: Third Street
Poker Room Review: Rockingham Park Poker Room, Salem, NH
Stud Poker Strategy — Options in Fixed-Limit Stud, Part I: Fourth Street
 
September
Stud Poker Strategy: Patience Rewarded
Poker Room Review: Casino Niagara Poker Room, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Stud Poker Strategy: Sixth Street Play
Poker Room Review: The Royal Oaks at Grand Casino Hinckley, Hinckley, MN
Stud Poker Strategy: Time for a Quiz, Part 2
Poker Room Review: Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona, NY
Stud Poker Strategy: Time for a Quiz, Part 1
Poker Room Review: Black Bear Casino, Resort and Convention Center, Carlton, MN
Stud Poker Strategy: Time to Go, Part 2
 
August
Poker Room Review: Sharkey's at Hinsdale Greyhound Park, NH
Stud Poker Strategy: Time to Go, Part 1
Poker Room Review: Fallsview Resort Casino, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Stud Poker Strategy: To Win, Be Willing to Lose
Poker Room Review: Sam's Town, Las Vegas, NV
Stud Poker Strategy: Dropping Down to Raise it Up
Poker Room Review: O'Shea's, Las Vegas, Nevada
Stud Poker Strategy: Beware Two Pair (Weak Ones)
 
July
Poker Room Review: Seneca Casino, Niagara Falls, NY
Stud Poker Strategy: The Auto-Bet
Poker Room Review: Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Stud Poker Strategy: Stud in the Afternoon
Poker Room Review: The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Stud Poker Strategy: Saving Bets
Stud Poker Strategy: Full Value
Poker Room Review: Foxwoods Casino, Ledyard, Connecticut
Stud Poker Strategy: A Stud Desert in Las Vegas
WSOP Stories: Lessons From WSOP 2007
Poker Room Review: The Vegas Lounge, Norwood, MA
 
June
WSOP Stories: Getting Ready for the WSOP
Poker Room Review: The Silver Fox, Everett, MA
Stud Poker Strategy: Roll the Dice
Stud Poker Strategy: Stranger in a Strange Game
Poker Room Review: French Lick Resort Casino, French Lick, IN
Stud Poker Strategy: Quads Redux
Stud Strategy - Poker Islands
 
May
Stud Poker Strategy: Quads on Fourth Street
Stud Poker Strategy: Big Pot Stud
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Grab Bag
Stud Poker Strategy – The 'Hit and Run'
Stud Poker Strategy - Adjustments for Very Good Games, Part II
 
April
Fun Home Game Rules - Pimp My Hand
Stud Poker Strategy - Adjustments for a Very Good Game, Part 1
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - 3 X 4 (three by four)
Stud Poker Strategy - Exceptions to Rules of Thumb
Fun Home Poker Game Rules – 'Old Man'
Stud Poker Strategy - Good Rules of Thumb
Stud Poker Strategy - X-Ray Vision, Part II
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - The Cross
 
March
Stud Poker Strategy - X-Ray Vision - Part I
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Passover Poker
Stud Poker Strategy - Are you Doggin' It?, Part II
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Seven Card No Peek
Stud Poker Strategy - Are You Doggin' It? - Part 1
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Black Mariah
Stud Poker Strategy -Your Image, Part III
Fun Home Poker Game Rules: 7-card Draw Roll Your Own
Stud Poker Strategy - Your Image - Part II
 
February
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Chicago
Stud Poker Strategy, Your Image, Part One
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Idiot Poker
Stud Poker Strategy - Arguing With Your Own Data
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - 6 Triple Common
Stud Poker Strategy - Re-raising in Stud
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Jackdaw
Stud Poker Strategy – From the World Poker Open
 
January
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Double Pneumonia
Stud Poker Strategy - Steroids in Stud
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Push (or Screw Your Neighbor)
Stud Poker Strategy - Humility
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - 7-card Stud, low hole card wild, etc, etc
Stud Poker Strategy - Sliding to the River
Fun Home Poker Game Rules: 2-1-3
Stud Poker Strategy - Relativity
 
2006 December
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Anaconda (aka - Pass the Trash)
Stud Poker Strategy - Streaks
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Christmas Present
Stud Poker Strategy - Folding on Sixth Street
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Guts
Stud Poker Strategy - Having a Poker Face
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Baseball
Stud Poker Strategy - Fifth Street Decisions
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Double Suck
Stud Poker Strategy - Playing Pairs on Fourth Street
 
November
Fun Home Poker Game Rules - Follow the Queen
Stud Poker Strategy - Doesn't Look Good, But It Is - Part II
Poker in The Boston Area
Stud Poker Strategy - It Doesn't Look Good, But it Is
Stud Poker Strategy - Looks Good But Isn't - Explained
 
October
Stud Poker: FARGO isn't only in North Dakota
Stud Poker Strategy - Stud in Las Vegas
Stud Poker Strategy - Looks Good But Isn't
 
September
Stud Poker Strategy - Where Will the Money Come From?
Stud Poker Strategy - Lucky in Louisville
Stud Poker Strategy - Stud/8 Sit n Goes, Part Three
Stud Poker Strategy: Stud/8 Sit N Goes, Part Two
 
August
Stud Poker Strategy - Stud 8 Sit n Go Strategy, Part One
Stud Poker Strategy - WSOP Lessons, Part Two
Stud Poker Strategy - WSOP Lessons, Part One
 
July
Stud Poker Strategy - Cheating at Stud in Home Games
Stud Poker Strategy - Not the World Series of Poker
Stud Poker Strategy - Moving Up? Part Two
Stud Poker Strategy - Moving Up? Part One
 
June
Stud Poker Strategy: The Semi (Demi) Bluff
Stud Strategy - Poker At the Taj
Stud Poker Strategy - Atlantic City Poker Scene, Part II
Stud Poker Strategy: Atlantic City Stud, Part One
 
May
Stud Poker Strategy: Calling Stations
Stud Strategy - Poker Paradoxes
Stud Poker Strategy - Focus
Stud Poker Strategy - Big Spread Limit Games, Part Two
 
April
Stud Poker Strategy - Big Spread Limit Games
Stud Poker Strategy - Playing in a New Game, Part Four
Stud Poker Strategy - Playing in a New Game, Part Three
Stud Poker Strategy - Playing in a New Game, Part Two
Stud Poker Strategy - Playing in a New Game, Part One.
 
March
Stud Poker Strategy - Playing in Big Games
Stud Poker Strategy - Lessons for my Father, Part Three
Stud Poker Strategy - Peeking
Stud Poker Strategy - Lessons For My Father, Part Two
 
February
Stud Poker Strategy - Lessons For My Father, Part One
Stud Poker Strategy - Don't Make the 'Auto Call'
Stud Strategy - Playing in Multiple Games Online
Stud Poker Strategy - Aces in the Hole
A Good Poker Room in the Midwest For Stud
 
January
Stud Poker Strategy: Buying the Free Card
Stud Poker Strategy: Fifth Street Defense
Stud Strategy - Arguments at the Poker Table
Stud Strategy - Drafting and Poker
 
2005 December
Stud Poker Strategy - Beware Two Pair
Stud Poker Strategy - Trips
Stud Poker Strategy - Poker Heaven
Stud Poker Strategy - Chasing, Part Two
Stud Poker Strategy - Chasing, Part One
 
November
Stud Poker Strategy - Thanksgiving
Stud Poker Strategy - Selective Aggression
Stud Poker Strategy - Death Spirals (final)
Stud Poker Strategy - Death Spirals (part 2)
 
October
Stud Poker Strategy - Death Spirals (part 1)
Stud Poker Strategy - Fifth Street Shuffle
Stud Poker Strategy - Light Up Their World
Stud Poker Strategy - Adjusting
Stud Poker Strategy - Seduced by your own Hype
 
September
Stud Poker Strategy - Playing when Tired
Stud Poker Strategy - Subtle Plays
Stud Poker Strategy - Changing Gears
Stud Poker Strategy - Playing Small Pairs With Small kickers
 
August
Stud Poker Strategy - A Tricky Play
Stud Poker Strategy - Betting on the Come
Stud Poker Strategy: Fourth and Fifth Street Bluffs
Sutd Poker Strategy: Check-Raising, Part 3: Controversy
 
July
Stud Poker Strategy: Check Raising, part two.
Stud Poker Strategy - Check Raising Part One
Stud Poker Strategy - Slowplaying
Stud Lesson for Hold Em Players - Part Two
Stud Poker Strategy: Stud Lessons for Hold Em Players, part one
 
June
Stud Poker Strategy - Bluffing, Part 3
Stud Poker Strategy - Bluffing Part II
Stud Poker Strategy - Deception - Bluffing, part one.
Stud Poker Strategy - Folding
 
May
Stud Poker Strategy: Variations for Spread Limit Games
Stud Poker Strategy: Trips
Stud Strategy - Starting Hands - 3 Straights
Stud Strategy: Starting Hands Part IV - 3-Flushes
 
April
Stud Strategy, Part Three - Low Pairs, Big Kickers
Stud Strategy Basic Concepts Part II - Playing Wired Pairs
Basic Stud Concepts Part I: Playing Premium Pairs