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“Self Defense in Private Poker Games: Part 2 – The Players” by Alan25main

March 9, 2022

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In the second part of his series on self-defense, the late Alan25main focuses on the players. Read on to know what to look for when you’re playing in private poker games.

“Self Defense in Private Poker Games: Part 1 – The Deck” by Alan25main

February 23, 2022

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How do you protect yourself in private poker games? We at Replay Poker are honored to share Alan25main’s last blog series, which is all about staying savvy in these situations.

Do you know your online poker etiquette?

February 16, 2022

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Online poker may feel like a free-for-all. But there are well-defined rules so players can understand what’s actually fair play. We’re here to explain some of the unwritten rules of online poker etiquette.

Remembering Alan25main, longtime poker player and community member

January 26, 2022

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Replay Poker lost a dear community member this week — Ron Pittenger, better known as Alan25main on our site. Read about his legacy in this article.

What can you learn from watching hand replays?

January 13, 2022

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One of the ways to improve your own play, or discover weaknesses in opponents, is to study hand history. Those hands which seem like surefire winners all too often turn out to be coin flips — or worse — in the cold light of day. 

“The Most Valuable Skill at Poker” by Alan25main

December 22, 2021

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If you could master just one poker skill, what would it be? Alan25main poses this question below, sharing some of the ones he finds most important.

Who can see your cards at a showdown?

December 8, 2021

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What does mucking actually mean? Who can see your cards at a showdown? We’re here to clear up the confusion.

“How Do You Guard Your Cards?” by Alan25main

November 24, 2021

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Card caps aren’t worn on your head because they aren’t hats. So what are they? Read all about it in this article from Alan25main.

Age vs. experience in poker

November 10, 2021

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An accelerated learning curve, or a worldly wise head? Which is the strongest trait of a poker player? Which road have you traveled to learn poker?

“That Time I Invented a Game” by Alan25main

October 29, 2021

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Have you ever created your own poker variant to keep the game fresh and challenging? Alan25main describes his own invention, “Only Two,” and the one hand that’s stuck in his mind over the years.