Bluffing vs Folding: When’s the Best Time to Do It?

Unless you end up with  pocket Aces every time you play a  hand, there are times when you have to win hands even when you have nothing.  Whether you play online poker or at brick and mortal casinos,  you will always find players that consider bluffing a bad a highly risky strategy. However, it’s one…

Essential Tips to Win More Cash in Poker Tournaments

When beginners enter real money poker tournaments, just the excitement of playing and the idea of making cash cause them to make a lot of mistakes – and a lot of money. Once you know the mistakes you’re making, you can turn those poor results around almost every time you hit the online poker tables.…

Tips for Improving Your Bubble Play

Have you ever wondered why players in the know bring in so much money from tournaments? After all, doesn’t luck play a role after a while? The key comes from the huge overlay. Picture a 180-person Texas Hold’em tournament. You only have about 100 opponents, and sometimes the number is way lower than that. That…

$500 Level 10 Online Poker Update

Congratulations to the Winner of our March $2000 Level 10!

We caught up with sdknifeguy to find out more about his experience, what he plans to do with the prize money, and more. Here’s our interview with the winner below! Q: How long have you been playing on Cafrino? A: Since September, 2014 (beta launch). Q: How often do you play? A: 4 or 5 times a week. Q:…

Introducing Royal Flush Fridays!

We’re excited to announce our latest brain child, Royal Flush Fridays! Every Friday, any player who either gets a Royal Flush in a cash MTT or sees another player with a Royal Flush at their table wins an extra 500 Cafrino Chips! Pretty awesome, right? If you see a Royal Flush at your table, here’s…

Why Play Online Poker?

“Why should I play online poker?” This is a question many people ask, because they assume they can’t win anything of value and/or that it’s illegal in their state. In reality, there are MANY reasons to play online poker! Here are a few big ones…. 1) It IS Legal Of course, we’re not talking about…

Cafrino announces new CEO, raises $100,000

Cafrino LLC, a 100% free-to-play and U.S. legal online poker site, has announced Michael Murphy as the company’s new CEO and revealed a capital raise that values the poker site at $1 million. Murphy has worked with some of the most recognizable brands in the country, including Sony Online, Sony Pictures, Lucas Arts, and Fox…

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The Online Poker Revolution Is Coming

In the past 9 months, you may have noticed that Cafrino has been on an extended hiatus. No, we didn’t cash out and travel the world with our poker winnings. We’ve actually been working night and day to improve your online poker experience! With the help of our new CEO, we’ve made some significant changes…