Sam Shan

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Joined PokerTube April 2016

Sam is a freelance sports writer from the North East of England and Co-Host of weekly sports podcast, the IAWSportsCast

He is a lover of all sports and regularly tries and fails to beat the bookies.


Articles by Sam Shan

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TonyBet are the home of the fast paced and addictive Open Faced Chinese poker If you haven’t played it, you have to try! The software is slick and easy to navigate, game selection is great, and the overlay is a pleasure.

Sickest Hero Calls

Elite players run through the hand in their hand, weighing up what their opponents may hold. It is no easy task and when they make up their mind they put their money where the mouth is.

Who Will Be the First Player to Cash For $100 Million?

Predicting who will get there first is no easy task considering nobody is even close right now, let’s start by assessing the top 5 from Hendon Mob’s all time money list.

Can Anyone Make a Living Playing Poker in 2016?

It is possible to make a living playing poker professionally in 2016, and many players are doing so. That said, players need to be a lot more focused and must cut out all of the bad habits that they could have gotten away with in the past.

Amateur Tournament Poker Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Tournaments do offer value for money in terms of: once you have bought in, you generally get plenty of bang for your buck unless you run into a nasty cooler early on.

The Most Important Names in Modern Poker

We all should know who these guys are, and appreciate their business acumen and innovation as it has helped bring pokera long way.

Watch and Learn: Is there Anything to Gain from Spectating?

Boxers watch their opponents fight, football teams study their opponents' plays, spectating could help a player at pretty much any competitive sport.

Need to Know Safety Tips for Buying Poker Action

​The majority of mainstream sports award prizes and money that is ponied up by sponsors and the organisation itself. Poker is pretty unique in that all of the prize money being played for is stumped up out of the player’s own pockets.

Which is Better: Online Poker or Live Poker?

Just because two games are played by the same rules does not mean that they are played the same way. Online Poker and Live Poker have some major differences you need to know before shifting between them.

Five Reasons Why You Should Be Part of a Poker Forum

​The majority of modern day poker pro’s will attribute a bunch of their success to a poker forum in one way or another. Continue reading to find out what you’re missing.

Top 3 Sickest Bluffs

​The millions on millions of poker hands that have taken place over the years have made this a very difficult article to write. Picking three sick bluffs is not tough, there are thousands, but the top three, well that's another story...

Best Pro Poker Faces

Players who haven’t been around all that long often don’t put much stock into the poker face. However, it is a very important aspect of the game in the live setting and is somewhat of a double edged sword.