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Texas Holdem Training with Evelyn Ng and Jean-Robert Bellande

Bodog poker pro Jean-Robert Bellande offers video instruction on some of the basics of the game of poker. (Bodog Beat Image)"]

Bodog has recently put up a couple of videos of Bodog poker pros Evelyn Ng and Jean-Robert Bellande instructing poker beginners on the basics of the game.

In the first video, Ng demonstrates the rules of Texas Holdem. This video is great for novices, or beginners who could use a refresher course on the basics. She walks through a complete hand, using easy-to-follow in-game graphics. You'll learn the basics of betting, blinds, the flop, the turn, the river and the showdown. This video will give you all the basics you need to start playing Texas Holdem. But to review the written rules of the game, check out the Texas Holdem Guide.

In the second video, Bellande walks through the rank of winning hands in poker, from High Card to Royal Flush. If you can never remember if a Flush beats a Straight, this video is for you. You'll see each hand demonstrated with in-game graphics to help you learn this must-know info.

Once you've watched the video, check out the Official Bodog Cheat Sheet. It features the rank of hands, a glossary of acronyms used in online poker chat and even gives tips about starting hand selection.

Now that you're on your way to becoming an expert, well at least partially, sign up for a Bodog account and check out the online poker tournament schedule to get in on the action for yourself.