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Beat the Fish has dozens of strategy articles among several poker resources. 

Beat The Fish has a ton of strategy articles useful to newer players. Other than that we don't see a ton of useful content. The site reviews are old, they have few player profiles, and the forums are a total wasteland. The strategy and up-to-date poker-on-TV schedule keep Beat the Fish afloat.

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ChipMeUp is the leader in staking poker players in tournaments online and around the world.  

This is a new staking site owned by Pokernews. The main concern people have with staking is the legitmacy of the site. You won’t have any worries about financial transactions with ChipMeUp since PokerNews owns the site and has done everything possible to ensure shares will be bought and sold legitimately as well as properly. And ChipMeUp has already been used in conjunction with several huge events.

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Coinflip is a gaming community website that features well known pro blogs, poker news, forums etc.  

The highlight of this site is the well known high stakes players that blog here; Ilari 'Ziigmund' Sahamies, Sami 'LarzLuzak' Keleprou, Antonio Esfandiari, Andrew Robl and others.

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Donkey Test offers a sophisticated NLHE test. When you complete the test, you are graded based on your performance and the scores of others. You may also purchase a more complete analysis at the test's conclusion. 

Test is comprehensive and rather difficult. Your score is quite representative of your ability. PC recommends everybody try this test at least once.

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The international service office for Gamblers Anonymous. GA offers information on gambling problem evaluation, history, Q&A, recovery programs, unity programs and meetings. 

If you or someone you know is having problems playing poker responsibly, this is a trusted source to seek help.

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People can register their home games here in order to recruit new players.  

They have a good concept hampered by poor traffic. We looked at listing for several states and found that even the largest have very few current listings.

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Mathew Hilger's site is chock full of strategy and advice for NLHE. There are also forums, a store, and odds calculators 

Despite sporadic - and less frequent as time has passes - updates, this site has some great info. Their articles, written by very reputable players, are definitely worth a read. The forums are quite lively and appear to have a fairly active community.

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A free training-type site with site reviews and a forum. 

KickAss offers quite a bit of decent strategy content, including videos you can access by signing up for their newsletter. This is a good starting point for newer players, as they decide what training site would be the best investment.

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A very large site with many poker resources including news, strategy, and hundreds of player profiles. 

This is a great site to search through! Their day-to-day additions are not overwhelming but they more than make up for it with one of the largest databases of player profiles anywhere. Launch also has a good strategy section for novices that is complete with tests. There is so much content that you could spend hours digging around. All in all, a very good site.

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Nutblocker.com is a PLO-centered poker strategy community with an emphasis on high-quality written content, interaction among members, excellent PLO coaching/mentoring opportunities, and the presentation of interesting poker stories and personalities. We will produce frequent articles, interviews, and blogs on PLO, mixed games, and high-volume online play.  

Whereas there are many free NLHE resources, Nutblocker is a great free resource for any PLO players with blogs, articles and interviews with many respected PLO players.

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Detailed MTT rankings for players on Full Tilt Poker, Poker Stars, Ongame, and Party Poker. 

OPR has incredibly complete data on almost every tournament on the four sites tracked. The stats - easy to read and sort - are well presented overall.

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Part Time Poker has strategy articles, news, forums, and a section for either staking players or getting staked yourself. 

PTP has limited strategy articles bouyed by a solid news section. A unique feature is a forum where members can sign up for staking deals.

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Steve Badger, a very successful live pro, started this site to offer tips and tricks to those that happen by, He does so with dozens of articles on a wide range of subjects. 

Despite not being the prettiest or most well designed site, the content is quite good. Probably more helpful to live players, most anybody can learn something from the little known - in a mainstream sense - but very respected, Steve Badger.

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The official site of female poker pro Shirley Rosario offers articles, a journal, and more. 

While there are not many articles, the ones here are worth a read. The real allure of the site is Shirley's journal. Nothing groundbreaking, but is an interesting read nonetheless.

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Rates and tests all the online poker calculators and various other third party poker software. 

PCR offers a ton of reviews on various pieces of poker software, with an emphasis on calculators. While these calculators have been outlawed on several sites, the reviews and related articles are well written.

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Poker Listings is loaded with strategy, blogs and news. Also on tap are a large database of hands from the major sites, daily high stakes results, and site reviews. 

Quite simply, one of the best poker websites on the net. Frequently updated blogs, news from around the poker world, tons of very good strategy articles, and much more. PL tracks high stakes games on a number of major sites and display the day's biggest winners and largest pots played. Last, but not least, Poker Listings offers recent reviews of most major sites that are as good as any, anywhere.

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Provides poker news from the live and online world. 

Another affiliate related site offering news from the live and online world.

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Features tournament information, news stories, articles, and blogs from players on the tournament circuit. 

Relaunched in late 2010 under new ownership. The focus of the site isn't as clear as in years past.

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Poker Professor is a large free poker strategy site where everybody is welcome, from beginners looking to learn how to play poker to more advanced players who are looking to improve their online poker strategy. 

They offer cash, SNG, and MTT strategy with a large number of articles and forums.

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A poker entertainment site. 

A diverse poker entertainment site housing numerous poker radio and podcasts, poker comics, articles, forums and blogs. Backed by Joe Sebok and Barry Greenstein, Poker Road has invested heavily in putting together a quality presentation.

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Recently relaunched to focused on poker software related articles, videos and reviews. 

After the recent site remake, Poker Software is now one of the leading sources for poker software information. PS reviews a large number of software products. Also offered are helpful articles and videos to familiarize you with the different options.

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A Myspace clone for the poker world offering. 

They have an interesting concept hampered by the fact that Railbirds.com has does more or less the same thing, only bigger and better. Regardless, the community does have decent participation and can be a fun diversion.

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A free poker school that has many other features on the site. They offer preview videos from Stox Poker, blogs, forums, news and strategy articles. 

The poker school aspect is the site's weakest point. The short stacking strategy preached is not an advisable way to start out your career. In addition, to unlock most of the more in depth articles, you must play many hands at a poker site that you sign up to through them. The rest of the site is standard fare with blogs, forums, news, etc.

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Poker Tube has hundreds of poker TV shows, movies, interviews and more. 

From the ESPN WSOP Main Event broadcasts to High Stakes Poker, the Aussie Millions, Poker After Dark, and many more, Poker Tube has it all covered. You'll find almost every poker TV show you can imagine. And some you didn't even know about.

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Having merged with PokerPages, PokerSchoolOnline now offers free information and videos to help improve your game. 

Two dated sites merged to form one with plenty of information to help your game, but with the caveat that much of it is dated.

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Railbirds is essentially a Myspace for poker players. They have all sorts of features including several private guarantee tournaments daily. 

The heart of a great community of more than 50,000 members are supportive and active forums. If you are familiar with MySpace or Facebook, you should understand the basic concept of Railbirds. While missing many of the doodads of the aforementioned sites, and is populated primarily by casual players, Railbirds is still certainly worth checking out.

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Poker tips, tricks, and strategies in the form of articles and You Tube videos. 

The well-written articles contain a lot of good information. SCB often posts videos (within the articles) that more clearly explain the concepts. The videos have low production values, yet they can be entertaining and actually make their points quite well.

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Database of players, events, and results from around the world. 

Europe's largest poker portal has a great list of pretty much every big event that has taken place in the poker world. The site also has a huge database of players and their cashes from each and every one of those events.

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The Poker Philosopher is home to author Michael Rome's poker articles and philosophy. He includes material from his "The Amateur's Mind" column in Bluff magazine as well as fictional material. 

A thinking man's approach to understanding the various elements that comprise poker.

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ThePokerBank offers free Texas Hold'em strategy. They also have a number of free poker tools along with normal affiliate reviews or recommendations for poker rooms, rakeback, and training sites .  

ThePokerBank's strength lies in extensive strategy articles that are well organized and presented by level and review.

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The official site for the well known player, author and poker authority, Tommy Angelo. Here you'll find articles by Angelo, testimonials and info on his book, Elements of Poker. 

The site is basically a front for his book, which is one of the best on the market today. There are links to several articles he has posted across the web and other miscellany.

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The worlds largest online tournament schedule 

This site does a pretty good job of showing virtually all tournaments in the online poker world. TM also offers some bonuses for different poker sites.

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This site is utilizing Twitter to announce and organize weekly online home game-type low buy in tournaments on PokerStars and Full Tilt. TPT features blogs, leaderboards and forums for participating members of the tournaments.  

An interesting networking concept - utilizing the newly popular Twitter - to link up players seeking fun low stakes on a weekly basis.

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WCP features live tournament reporting, in addition to lifestyle pieces from the poker world. 

Wicked enjoys taking an irreverent perspective on everything poker, with a lot of humor and photos of young ladies to titilate its audience.

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Jeff Hwang's home for all his articles for The Motley Fool, PLO articles, gambling stories, and promotion of his Pot-Limit Omaha Poker book. 

Some interesting gaming articles on the site. If you are a PLO fan, there are a number of PLO focused strategy articles archived as well. Hwang is considered a top PLO theorist.

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