Bracelet on a Budget: How to cross the WSOP off your bucket list for under $1,500

Bracelet on a Budget: How to cross the WSOP off your bucket list for under $1,500

Many poker players dream of attending the WSOP and taking a shot at winning a coveted bracelet, but often the costs are somewhat prohibitive.

In this article, Connor Whiteley illustrates how for a modest budget of under $1,500, you can enter a low-buy-in bracelet event, cover your travel costs, and still have a bit left over for tipping the dealers.

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: August 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: August 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of August 2021. These range from live streams of Super High Roller Bowl Europe, to new episodes of Poker After Dark to new releases of Triton Millions episodes from the past.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Jesse Fullen

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Jesse Fullen

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Jesse Fullen, Head of Social Media for PokerNews, as he discusses his important role with the company.

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RecPoker | Ep 295 – Mike Patrick

RecPoker | Ep 295 – Mike Patrick

Episode 295 of the RecPoker podcast features an interview with Cardplayer Lifestyle contributor and mixed games specialist Mike Patrick. Mike will be taking his talents to PokerNews this fall, live reporting the WSOP for the entire series. Mike has a background in sports television and would love to combine his TV production skills with his passion for poker.

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How Cryptocurrency and Resorts World May Bring Big Changes to Live Poker

How Cryptocurrency and Resorts World May Bring Big Changes to Live Poker

Is the introduction of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies into live poker on the horizon? The opening of Resorts World in Las Vegas seems to indicate we’re closer than ever.

Connor Whiteley examines the situation further in this article.

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Mixed Games Poker Tournament Strategy For Beginners

Mixed Games Poker Tournament Strategy For Beginners

Mixed game poker tournaments are becoming more popular, with beginners daring to give them a try.

In this article, WSOP bracelet winner Chris Wallace offers some helpful tips and advice for how to effectively navigate mixed game tournaments.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/20/21): Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/20/21): Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno, discussing being a professional poker player and YouTube Poker Vlogger.

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What’s New at Run It Once Training? | Summer 2021

What’s New at Run It Once Training? | Summer 2021

As one of the more popular poker training sites, there’s always something new and interesting happening at Run It Once Training.

This quarterly update for Summer 2021 keeps you abreast of all the latest developments and promotions, and special events and offers they’ve got going on.

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RecPoker | Ep 293 – Dara O’Kearney

RecPoker | Ep 293 – Dara O’Kearney

On Ep. 293 of the RecPoker Podcast, the panel welcome Unibet Poker ambassador Dara O’Kearney and co-host of The Chip Race and The Lock-in podcasts. In addition, Dara has also authored two books, Poker Satellite Strategy and PKO Poker Strategy, and will complete his third book (on ICM, the Independent Chip Model) later this year.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/13/21): Andrew Moreno

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/13/21): Andrew Moreno

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Andrew Moreno, who recently captured the 2021 Wynn Millions Main Event for over $1.46 million.

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Las Vegas Gems: The Museum of Gaming History

Las Vegas Gems: The Museum of Gaming History

The Museum of Gaming History offers a fascinating look into how gambling has shaped the Las Vegas area and evolved over the years.

Matt Hansen speaks with Jim Follis, Director of Exhibits and Events for the Casino Collectibles Association and Museum of Gaming History, to better understand the organizations goals and discover where in the city various exhibits can be found.

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New online poker show ‘Seat Wide Open’ debuts on Twitch.tv/poker

New online poker show ‘Seat Wide Open’ debuts on Twitch.tv/poker

Riffld Productions has announced the debut of an all new online poker-focused live interview show entitled Seat Wide Open.

The first guest to appear was Unibet Poker Ambassador Dara O’Kearney, with the show airing exclusively on Twitch.tv/poker.

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5 Tips for Poker Players New to Sports Betting

5 Tips for Poker Players New to Sports Betting

If you’re a poker player new to sports betting, you’ll be best off by brushing up on the correct way to approach making wagers on sports.

In this article we deliver 5 top basic sports betting strategies for poker players to employ.

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Poker and Our Presidents – Part I

Poker and Our Presidents – Part I

Boosted by the numerous presidents who have played the game, many people consider poker as our national pastime. Going back to George Washington, our first president, U.S. presidents have much enjoyed playing poker. Many presidents and political leaders made poker an important part of their lives.

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Announcing the Inaugural Cardplayer Lifestyle Mixed Game Festival

Announcing the Inaugural Cardplayer Lifestyle Mixed Game Festival

We’re thrilled to announce our first ever live event! From October 4-7 we’ll be hosting our Mixed Game Festival at the Westgate Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas. Festivities will consist of non-stop dealer’s choice cash games followed by a $200 buy-in H.O.R.S.E. tournament in which the winner will receive a Platinum Pass from PokerStars worth $30,000.

Low-stakes mixed game players rejoice! From free food to reduced rake to merchandise giveaways to discounted hotel room rates, plus the chance to win a seat to the PokerStars Players Championship, there’s never been a better value, more fun-filled miniseries on the poker calendar!

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RecPoker | Ep 291 – Steve Fredlund

RecPoker | Ep 291 – Steve Fredlund

With RecPoker founder Steve Fredlund out of commission this week, the panel looks back on how they came to meet him and join RecPoker, as well as what parts of the community they have come to lead.

Plus, they hear from Paul “QuadQuark” one of the community’s Premium Members who had joined us in the chat for the recording!

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/6/21): Poker Hall of Famer Jack Binion

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/6/21): Poker Hall of Famer Jack Binion

On the latest episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard conducts an exclusive interview with former President of Binion’s, and Poker Hall of Famer, Jack Binion.

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Poker Tips by George: Poker and Human Nature

Poker Tips by George: Poker and Human Nature

Behaving a certain way at the poker table and — perhaps even more importantly — NOT behaving in certain ways at the poker table have a direct correlation to how well you fare at the felt.

Our Senior contributor George Epstein lists some of the right and wrong types of behaviors you should have when playing poker.

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5 Superstar Poker Interviews That Might Never Happen Again

5 Superstar Poker Interviews That Might Never Happen Again

Which players and poker industry personalities would you LOVE to watch, read, or listen to be interviewed?

A handful of individuals have remained elusive to poker media outlets, and Paul Seaton lists them in this article.

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Top 5 Norwegian Players You Need to Know About

Top 5 Norwegian Players You Need to Know About

From Thor Hansen to Annette Obrestad, there have been many Norwegians to have made a big impact at the poker felt.

In this article, we list five of the top most prominent professional players from Norway.

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RecPoker | Ep 289 – Veronica Brill

RecPoker | Ep 289 – Veronica Brill

On Episode 289 of the RecPoker podcast, the panel speaks with poker player, commentator, and YouTube personality Veronica Brill about the MIke Postle scandal, how Dan Bilzerian influenced her, her involvement in getting K.L. Cleeton a new van, and more.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/29/21): David Peters (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/29/21): David Peters (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show concludes his two-part interview with 2021 U.S. Poker Open (USPO) Champion, David Peters.

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: July 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: July 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of July 2021. These range from live streams of the PokerGO Cup, to new episodes of Poker After Dark to new releases of Triton Millions episodes from the past.

Plus, there’s High Stakes Duel III featuring a third round of action between Phil Hellmuth and Nick Wright.

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RecPoker | Ep 287 – Kenny Hallaert

RecPoker | Ep 287 – Kenny Hallaert

On ep 287 of the RecPoker podcast, the crew welcome successful Belgian player and tournament director Kenny Hallaert. With $11 million in career earnings and a stellar record as an industry professional, Kenny is one of the most popular and beloved individuals in poker.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/22/21): David Peters (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/22/21): David Peters (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2021 U.S. Poker Open (USPO) Champion, David Peters after his win – Part 1 of 2.

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Poker Tips by George: Flashers and Ethics

Poker Tips by George: Flashers and Ethics

Flashing your hole cards accidentally puts you at a complete disadvantage at the poker table. Our Senior contributor George Epstein discusses this, and whether it’s right to take advantage of an opponent who flashes their cards in your field of vision.

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A Poker Interview with Retired NBA Star Andrew Bogut

A Poker Interview with Retired NBA Star Andrew Bogut

Retired NBA star Andrew Bogut knows a thing or two about poker.

In this interview, he shares plenty of great stories about poker playing with his teammates on the Golden State Warriors, including Steph Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, and David Lee, as well as his admiration for 15-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth.

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What Will Your Summer Vegas Poker Trip Look Like without the World Series of Poker?

What Will Your Summer Vegas Poker Trip Look Like without the World Series of Poker?

Even without the World Series of Poker running in it’s usual slot, there’s plenty of poker to be found this summer in Las Vegas.

Paul Seaton gives us a rundown of the best places to play and the marquee tournament series they’ll be running.

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Introducing Unshuffled.io: The Ultimate Online Poker Platform for Home Games

Introducing Unshuffled.io: The Ultimate Online Poker Platform for Home Games

Unshuffled.io was developed specifically with home game poker players in mind. The all-new online poker platform allows you to create you own poker variants, and with integrated audio and video allows you to replicate the in-person home poker game experience online.

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28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show Recap

28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show Recap

Matt Hansen recaps his three days spent attending the 28th annual Casino Collectibles show at South Point Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Poker legends Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher helped to add some extra flair and shine to a weekend-long convention that absolutely bubbled with positive vibes.

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RecPoker | Ep 285 – John Barrows

RecPoker | Ep 285 – John Barrows

John Barrows is the tournament manager for Running Aces Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel, the official sponsor of the RecPoker Podcast.

John opens up to give insight about how poker fits into the context of casino profitability, specifically considering how to balance tournament structure and rake.

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Top 10 Predictions for the 2021 World Series of Poker

Top 10 Predictions for the 2021 World Series of Poker

With the 2021 World Series of Poker on the horizon, Paul Seaton dusts off his crystal ball to make his top 10 predictions for what we’re likely to see at this year’s autumn festivities.

From who the likely winners will be to the makeup of entrants at the Main Event, this year’s festivities promise to be more exciting than ever. Do you agree with Paul’s predictions?

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/15/21): Annual Q&A Show

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/15/21): Annual Q&A Show

This is the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s annual Q&A episode in which Bernard answer questions that have been posed to him by his loyal listeners throughout the year.

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5 Canadian Players to Watch for the 2021 WSOP

5 Canadian Players to Watch for the 2021 WSOP

Daniel Negreanu is always a popular pick to achieve WSOP glory, but what about his fellow Canadian poker pros? In this article we throw another four names on to the list of folks who we’re tapping for success at the 2021 WSOP this fall.

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Americans Love Playing Online Casino Games: Facts and Figures

Americans Love Playing Online Casino Games: Facts and Figures

Online casino games are exceptionally popular in the United States, as the facts and figures prove. With more and more states legalizing it, it gives players the opportunity to enjoy their favorite online casino games, while simultaneously generating lots of revenue for operators.

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What Are Poker Freerolls and Are They Worth Playing?

What Are Poker Freerolls and Are They Worth Playing?

Most online poker sites offer freerolls, but the question is why? Moreover, if there’s literally the free opportunity to win some money, is taking that opportunity always worthwhile?

We examine those questions and more in this article.

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Poker Tips by George: Checking on the River – Hold’em vs. 7-Card Stud

Poker Tips by George: Checking on the River – Hold’em vs. 7-Card Stud

Our Senior contributor George Epstein explains how the strategy of checking on the river might be appropriate in one poker discipline, but not necessarily the other, when comparing limit Texas Hold’em to 7-Card Stud

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7 Players Likely to Win a 2021 WSOP Online Bracelet

7 Players Likely to Win a 2021 WSOP Online Bracelet

With a number of poker pros entering the summer on a heater and in top form, Paul Seaton makes his top 7 picks for players likely to win a bracelet during the WSOP Online Summer Series taking place on WSOP.com and GGPoker.

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Preview: The Orbit Episode #11 – It’s All About the Money

Preview: The Orbit Episode #11 – It’s All About the Money

This is an exclusive preview of Episode #11 of The Orbit, poker’s premier roundtable discussion show. This episode is themed around money in poker.

We give you the details on the topics you can expect to see discussed by our panel of Sean McCormack, Martin Jacobson, Remko Rinkema, and Chris Moneymaker.

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Poker Book Review: Bernard Lee’s Poker Satellite Success!

Poker Book Review: Bernard Lee’s Poker Satellite Success!

Paul Seaton reviews Bernard Lee’s new book Poker Satellite Success!, published by the venerable D&B Poker publishing house, explaining how and why it’ll help you improve your poker satellite skills to make you a better overall player.

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SportsEntertainmentTours.com teams up with Card Player Cruises

SportsEntertainmentTours.com teams up with Card Player Cruises

Sportsentertainmenttours.com has inked a partnership deal with legendary poker cruise company Card Player Cruises to expand the latter’s reach into the UK and Ireland markets.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/8/21): Steven Snyder

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/8/21): Steven Snyder

Bernard Lee interviews Steven Snyder, three-time WSOP Circuit ring winner & 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event Runner-Up.

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RecPoker | Ep 282 – Samuel Simoes

RecPoker | Ep 282 – Samuel Simoes

Samuel Simoes on PokerNow and what led him to create this amazing playing and learning tool that we’ll be using at RecPoker every month – and his love of programming, sharing things you love with the world, and more!

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RecPoker | Ep 280 – Chat: Seminar, Road Trips, and the RecPoker Travel Group

RecPoker | Ep 280 – Chat: Seminar, Road Trips, and the RecPoker Travel Group

Content Director Chris Jones has dreamed up an amazing way to have fun, learn together, and build community all at the same time. In this episode we chat about this new approach to interactive learning.

We also hear about the RecPoker Road Trip with the Dakota Poker Tour, a special announcement about RecPoker Invitational Tournaments at Running Aces, and the upcoming road trips with the RunGood Poker Series in Council Bluffs, Iowa and the WSOP in Las Vegas.

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7 Steps to Becoming a Sponsored Poker Player

7 Steps to Becoming a Sponsored Poker Player

For years the dream of getting patched up as a sponsored pro has been the dream of many poker players. Nowadays, however, there’s a lot more required of said sponsored pros than just having a good resume and slapping on a patch.

Paul Seaton offers seven critical qualities you need to have if you’d like a shot at getting one of the big companies in the poker industry to sponsor you.

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Poker Tips by George: Tempted to Chase

Poker Tips by George: Tempted to Chase

Chasing cards that will give you the winning hand can be tempting, but in poker it has to be a worthwhile gamble.

Our Senior contributor George Epstein examines a few such situations such that you can learn whether it’s prudent to give in to or resist the temptation to chase.

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Phil Ivey vs. Daniel Negreanu – Who Is a Bigger Name in Poker?

Phil Ivey vs. Daniel Negreanu – Who Is a Bigger Name in Poker?

Fellow Poker Hall of Famers Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu can both lay claim to the title of greatest poker player. But which of them is better?

The debate rages on, and in this article we illustrate why picking either one would be justified.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/1/21): Brek Schutten

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/1/21): Brek Schutten

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Brek Schutten, who recently captured the 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event.

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Will Michigan Join An Interstate Online Poker Network In The US?

Will Michigan Join An Interstate Online Poker Network In The US?

One of the newest players in the US online poker market, Michigan is currently ring-fenced, but that could change.

In this article, Geoff Fisk recaps the current state of online poker in Michigan, who the biggest operators currently are, and what’s likely to change in the event that officials will allow for interstate play with other legal US jurisdictions.

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: June 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: June 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of June 2021. These range from live streams of the U.S. Poker Open, to new episodes of Poker After Dark to new releases of WSOP Europe episodes from years past.

Plus, there’s High Stakes Duel II featuring a third round of action between Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Mori Eskandani

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Mori Eskandani

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Mori Eskandani, President of PokerGO, former high stakes poker player and Poker Hall of Fame member.

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What’s on Tap for the Upcoming 28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show?

What’s on Tap for the Upcoming 28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show?

The South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will play host to the upcoming 28th annual Casino Collectibles Show.

In this article, Matt Hansen previews what attendees can expect during the multi-day convention, set to run from June 17-19, including special appearances by poker legends Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher.

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RecPoker | Ep 278 – Chat: Sky Matsuhashi on using PokerTracker4 to study leaks

RecPoker | Ep 278 – Chat: Sky Matsuhashi on using PokerTracker4 to study leaks

Sky Matsuhashi from The Poker Forge joins the panel to talk about finding leaks, plugging leaks, exploiting leaks, and ways to get the most out of PokerTracker and other software and study tools.

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Drinks and Double Board Bomb Pots in Austin, Texas

Drinks and Double Board Bomb Pots in Austin, Texas

Geoff Fisk chronicles his four days in Austin, Texas, experiencing the local live poker scene for the first time at venues like Shuffle 512, Texas Card House, and the One Time Card Club.

Winning double board PLO bomb pots galore enabled Geoff to have a winning trip on all fronts.

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7 Tips to Stay Sharp During the 2021 WSOP Online Series

7 Tips to Stay Sharp During the 2021 WSOP Online Series

The 2021 WSOP Online series is coming up soon, and players are looking forward to another opportunity to win gold bracelets.

In this article, Paul Seaton offers seven great tips to help players stay sharp while contesting for online poker glory this summer.

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RunGood Poker Series All-Star Comeback Tour: Q&A with Tana Karn

RunGood Poker Series All-Star Comeback Tour: Q&A with Tana Karn

Ahead of the RunGood Poker Series comeback tour, with planned stops in San Diego, Council Bluffs, and Tunica, company President Tana Karn joins us for a Q&A.

We discuss what things were like for the company during the pandemic, his preparation ahead of the comeback tour, and what attendees can expect at the upcoming trio of stops.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/18/21): Tana Karn

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/18/21): Tana Karn

On the latest episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Tana Karn, President of RunGoodGear.com, about the return of the RunGood Poker Series.

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Giving Some Love to the GPI/THM Podcast Network

Giving Some Love to the GPI/THM Podcast Network

The pandemic forced all of us in the poker community to pivot hard in order to survive. Notably, the GPI/THM crew was left without much to do, as their workload and business evaporated with the disappearance of live poker.

Reinventing themselves, they successfully pivoted to begin producing an excellent suite of four podcasts, which we can only hope they keep up now that live poker is experiencing a post-pandemic resurgence.

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RecPoker | Ep 276 – Chat: RecPoker Road Trips & the Return of Live Poker

RecPoker | Ep 276 – Chat: RecPoker Road Trips & the Return of Live Poker

The full return of live poker is around the corner and the panel talks about their experience during the pandemic and looking forward to the upcoming months.

We also talk about the RecPoker Road Trips coming up May 22 (Fargo, ND), June 21-27 (Council Bluffs, Iowa), and the WSOP Las Vegas. We are so excited to be playing live and getting to finally meet all of RecPoker Nation!

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2021 U.S. Poker Open: Q&A with Mori Eskandani

2021 U.S. Poker Open: Q&A with Mori Eskandani

Ahead of the 2021 U.S. Poker Open, we spoke with PokerGO President Mori Eskandani about the company’s plans and how they’re preparing to return to full-scale production of live poker tournament series and events.

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Hayley Hochstetler

Get to Know the Poker Media: Hayley Hochstetler

Hayley Hochstetler is the latest interviewee in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker media series and it was a pleasure to learn more about her. Her stellar work in the industry for the RunGood Poker Series is well-known and well-respected by all who’ve come into contact with her.

Beyond learning about Hayley’s career, we also get a peek into her day-to-day work, as well as what his life is like away from the office. We hope you’ll enjoy the read as much as we enjoyed conducting the interview.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/11/21): Brian Altman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/11/21): Brian Altman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Brian Altman, who was recently crowned 2019-2021 WPT Player of The Year.

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RecPoker | Ep 273 – Martin Jacobson

RecPoker | Ep 273 – Martin Jacobson

Martin Jacobson started the November Nine Final Table in 2014 in 8th position, but was able to win the bracelet at $10 million first place prize. In this episode, he recalls the preparation put into that final table, including the support of his poker inner circle.

Martin also talks about his time as a chef on a Swedish battleship and his journey to become a poker superstar.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/4/21): Chris Moneymaker

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/4/21): Chris Moneymaker

The Bernard Lee Poker Show celebrates its 14th anniversary with 2003 WSOP Main Event Champion Chris Moneymaker, who discusses his new ambassador role with America’s Cardroom.

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Mother’s Day Q&A with Smart Poker Study

Mother’s Day Q&A with Smart Poker Study

To mark Mother’s Day, Smart Poker Study founder Sky Matsuhashi assumes the mantle of “poker mom” to address the weaknesses in your game.

In particular, he addresses the questions sent in by a few of his students and offers practical advice for how to deal with sticky spots and improve your poker performance at the felt.

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RecPoker | Ep 271 – Chat: Chris Jones reviews the April rec.poker Seminar

RecPoker | Ep 271 – Chat: Chris Jones reviews the April rec.poker Seminar

Chris Jones is the Membership Content Director at rec.poker and every month he produces a seminar around a specific topic.

This month the topic was Turns and Rivers and Chris talks about specific factors for later streets and also about a new twist on the seminar format starting next month!

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Poker Tips by George: Don’t Be Predictable

Poker Tips by George: Don’t Be Predictable

Predictability can be a death sentence at the poker table, as your opponents will know precisely how to play back at you. Our Senior contributor George Epstein discusses the pitfalls of predictability – and how to avoid them – in his latest strategy piece.

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Ask the Poker Experts: What Makes a Good Live Reporter?

Ask the Poker Experts: What Makes a Good Live Reporter?

With live poker and tournament series returning strongly post-pandemic, so is live tournament reporting.

In this latest installment of our ongoing Ask the Poker Experts series, Will Shillibier, Tim Duckworth, Chad Holloway, Yori Epskamp, and Dan Ross share their thoughts on what makes a good live reporter.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show Celebrates Its 14th Anniversary

The Bernard Lee Poker Show Celebrates Its 14th Anniversary

The Bernard Lee Poker Show, a proud member of the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, is celebrating its 14th anniversary.

Big name guests like Chris Moneymaker, Jack Binion, Mori Eskandani, and more are slated to make upcoming appearances on the show, which will also offer loads of great giveaways.

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: May 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: May 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of May 2021. These range from new episodes of Poker After Dark to new releases of WSOP Europe episodes from years past as well as High Stakes Duel II featuring a second round of action between Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.

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My European Poker Adventures: Stuck with the Irish – Part 2

My European Poker Adventures: Stuck with the Irish – Part 2

Longtime poker industry veteran Christin Maschmann continues her series of stories recounting her first forays into the poker world.

Her latest article depicts the many fun times she had playing poker in Ireland, specifically at the Irish Poker Open and EPT Dublin.

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Poker Tips by George: The Greatest Tell Concept

Poker Tips by George: The Greatest Tell Concept

Our Senior contributor George Epstein shares what he calls “the greatest tell concept”, namely looking to your left. Getting into that habit at live poker tables is something that’s likely to save you and make you a good amount of money in the long run, and it’s a critical lesson for poker beginners.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/27/21): Bernard Lee discusses his latest book, Poker Satellite Success with guest host Robbie Strazynski

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/27/21): Bernard Lee discusses his latest book, Poker Satellite Success with guest host Robbie Strazynski

On this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard discusses his latest book, Poker Satellite Success, with guest host Robbie Strazynski.

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Automatic Shuffler for Your Home Game

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Automatic Shuffler for Your Home Game

If you’re looking for a great way to enhance your home poker game and take the action to the next level, you and your buddies ought to consider investing in an automatic shuffler.

In this article we list 10 reasons why purchasing one would be a +EV decision.

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RecPoker | Ep 269 – Bernard Lee

RecPoker | Ep 269 – Bernard Lee

On Episode 269 of the Rec Poker Podcast, the panel welcome professional poker player and media man Bernard Lee to discuss the release of his new book, “Poker Satellite Success”, which came out this month with D&B Publishing.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/20/21): 2021 Academy Awards preview show with Richard Roeper

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/20/21): 2021 Academy Awards preview show with Richard Roeper

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Richard Roeper, as they have their Annual preview show, this year predicting the 93rd Academy Awards.

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Poker Tips by George: Buy-in Is Important

Poker Tips by George: Buy-in Is Important

You’ll encounter all types at the poker tables, whose who buy in for the minimum, those who buy in for the maximum, and those who fall somewhere in the middle.

In this article our Senior contributor George Epstein discusses the repercussions of buying in for the minimum (and strongly recommends against it).

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FIDF Holding Star-Studded National Charity Poker Event Online on May 2

FIDF Holding Star-Studded National Charity Poker Event Online on May 2

The Friends of the IDF (FIDF) are hosting a national charity poker event online on May 2, on Faded Spade Virtual Poker.

The event, in which all proceeds will be donated to the soldiers, will feature 4-time WSOP bracelet winner and former IDF Golani Brigade officer Eli Elezra, New York Times Bestselling author Maria Konnikova, and more.

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RecPoker | Ep 264 – Sarah Herring

RecPoker | Ep 264 – Sarah Herring

Sarah Herring is the Head of Video & Podcast with PokerNews and a great friend of RecPoker. In this episode we explore Sarah’s journey into motherhood, the announcement that the WSOP is returning in late 2021, and her thoughts on the Bilzerian/Kade controversy.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/13/21): 10th Anniversary of Black Friday with poker journalist, BJ Nemeth

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/13/21): 10th Anniversary of Black Friday with poker journalist, BJ Nemeth

The Bernard Lee Poker Show reminisces about the 10th anniversary of Black Friday shutdown of US online poker with poker journalist BJ Nemeth.

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Preview: The Orbit Episode #10 – Black Friday 10th Anniversary Special

Preview: The Orbit Episode #10 – Black Friday 10th Anniversary Special

This is an exclusive preview of Episode #10 of The Orbit, poker’s premier roundtable discussion show. This episode is themed around the 10th anniversary of what’s come to be known as Black Friday in the poker world.

We give you the details on the panelists you can expect to see and the topics you can expect them to discuss.

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Why Landon Tice is Solve For Why’s Biggest Acquisition Ever

Why Landon Tice is Solve For Why’s Biggest Acquisition Ever

The Solve For Why Academy has recently brought on poker phenom Landon Tice to join their roster of coaches.

Geoff Fisk catches up with Tice and Solve For Why founder Matt Berkey in this interview, which clearly illustrates why Tice is a perfect fit for the company.

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My European Poker Adventures: Stuck with the Irish – Part 1

My European Poker Adventures: Stuck with the Irish – Part 1

Longtime poker industry veteran Christin Maschmann continues her series of stories recounting her first forays into the poker world.

Her latest article depicts the fun times she had playing poker in Ireland, at Dublin’s legendary Fitzwilliam Card Club.

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The 5 Best Slow Rolls in Film

The 5 Best Slow Rolls in Film

There’s nothing like a slow roll to infuse tons of emotion into a poker hand. How much more so this occurs when slow rolls are depicted in film.

In this article Dano Arluison lists the five best slow rolls in film, taken from multiple movies featuring lots of poker including Maverick, Casino Royale, Kaleidoscope, and more.

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Pokercode Builds on Community

Pokercode Builds on Community

Pokercode isn’t just about poker training, but also about community. This can be seen in the group’s content creation activities, especially the Grind House streams and YouTube vlogs.

In this article, Christin Maschmann profiles how Pokercode continues to branch out.

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RecPoker | Ep 262 – Ashley Adams

RecPoker | Ep 262 – Ashley Adams

On Episode #262 of the RecPoker Podcast, the crew speaks with renowned author and longtime poker player Ashley Adams. Ashley has been playing poker since 1963 when he learned it, literally, at his grandfather’s knee, and has hosted the House of Cards podcast since 2007 as well as written more than 1,000 poker articles as well as several books, including his latest, “Winning Poker in 30 Minutes a Day” (D&B Publishing, 2020).

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/6/21): David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/6/21): David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2021 Pearl River Poker Open Winner of Event #4, David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix.

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The History of Twitch Poker

The History of Twitch Poker

Watching online poker streams on Twitch is an exceedingly popular pastime these days, but that has humble roots dating back a few years to the pioneering “godfather” Jason Somerville.

In this article, Shaun De Cesare traces Twitch Poker history, with a nod to the more popular streamers of today and how the system works for fans, brands, and the streamers themselves.

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PADS on PADS: A Review of Patrick Leonard’s Run It Once Course

PADS on PADS: A Review of Patrick Leonard’s Run It Once Course

High stakes poker keeps getting tougher, and weaving your way through MTTs has become a true test of skill. It takes something special to achieve next level mastery, and that’s what Run It Once’s PADS on PADS course by Patrick Leonard offers you.

At $999, this advanced course isn’t for everyone, but if you’re aiming to break through high stakes tournaments loaded with talent and become a consistent crusher, PADS on PADS is sure to get you there.

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: April 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: April 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of April 2021. These range from new episodes of Poker After Dark to new releases of WSOP Europe episodes from years past as well as High Stakes Duel featuring Phil Hellmuth vs. Daniel Negreanu.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/30/21): Ethan “RamagePoker” Yau

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/30/21): Ethan “RamagePoker” Yau

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet winner Ethan Yau about his live-streamed win on YouTube.

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RecPoker | Ep 260 – Chris Jones

RecPoker | Ep 260 – Chris Jones

RecPoker’s Membership Content Director Chris Jones was our guest this week.

Jim Reid and John Somsky discussed with him the recent monthly rec.poker seminar which was all about post-flop betting lines, and how we can combine our knowledge of ranges and board textures to really put our opponents in some tough spots!

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/23/21): Kristen Bicknell, Lexy Gavin, and Tyler Patterson

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/23/21): Kristen Bicknell, Lexy Gavin, and Tyler Patterson

The Bernard Lee Poker Show revisits the COVID-19 shutdown on its one-year anniversary, as Bernard reminisces on interviews with Kristen Bicknell, Tyler Patterson, and Lexy Gavin.

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RecPoker | Ep 258 – Elliot Roe

RecPoker | Ep 258 – Elliot Roe

On this episode of the RecPoker podcast, the crew is joined by Elliot Roe, mental game coach to some of poker’s biggest names.

Elliot shares how he helps poker players and his other clients, including actors, Olympians, and more, develop a winning mindset.

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What Forms of Poker Are Legal in California?

What Forms of Poker Are Legal in California?

Californians love poker, but that doesn’t mean that all forms of poker are legal in the Golden State. In this article we briefly outline the different types of poker that Californians can and cannot play, from home games to online, and more.

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RecPoker | Ep 256 – Tommy Angelo

RecPoker | Ep 256 – Tommy Angelo

Tommy Angelo is a poker player, coach, and the author of several books including Painless Poker, Elements of Poker, and Waiting for Straighters.

On this episode of the RecPoker Podcast, Tommy joins the panel to discuss his latest ventures in the poker world, doing commentary, how the pandemic has changed his life, and much more.

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Profitable Poker Thinking: How I Went From Novice To Winner In Only One Year

Profitable Poker Thinking: How I Went From Novice To Winner In Only One Year

Over the past year, J. Tucker Adams has transitioned from being a losing novice poker player to a winning poker player. He’s employed four specific strategies that have helped him boost his game, and in this post he shares them.

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My European Poker Adventures: Dancing with the Stars in Monaco

My European Poker Adventures: Dancing with the Stars in Monaco

Longtime poker industry veteran Christin Maschmann continues her series of stories recounting her first forays into the poker world.

Her latest article depicts the numerous trips she took to work at EPT Monte Carlo, and the numerous celebrities she met along the way.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/16/21): Craig Varnell and Matt Savage

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/16/21): Craig Varnell and Matt Savage

The Bernard Lee Poker Show speaks with Craig Varnell and Matt Savage on the 1-year anniversary of COVID-19 changing the poker world.

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Five Heads-Up Challenges The Poker World Needs To See

Five Heads-Up Challenges The Poker World Needs To See

With heads-up matches all the rage in the poker world these days, Geoff Fisk conjures up a list of five dream matches that poker fans around the world would absolutely love to see in the future.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/9/21): Daniel Buzgon

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/9/21): Daniel Buzgon

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews six-time WSOP Circuit ring winner Daniel Buzgon, as he discusses capturing 2 WSOP rings in 3 days.

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Hellmuth vs. Negreanu: Time to Place Your Bets on High Stakes Duel II

Hellmuth vs. Negreanu: Time to Place Your Bets on High Stakes Duel II

The much-anticipated heads-up match between Poker Hall of Famers Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu is slated to take place next Tuesday, on March 16, and can be watched on PokerGO.

If you’d like to have a sweat while rooting for your favorite poker legend, StakeStars is giving you the chance to place your bet with Hellmuth currently being listed as the favorite to win.

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RecPoker | Ep 253 – Jonathan Little on exploiting low stakes tournaments

RecPoker | Ep 253 – Jonathan Little on exploiting low stakes tournaments

The Rec Poker crew welcome Jonathan Little, the founder of Pokercoaching.com, for a conversation about how relevant GTO (Game Theory Optimal) play is for recreational poker players, and much more!

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The Two Best Apps to Download to Play Andar Bahar for Real Money

The Two Best Apps to Download to Play Andar Bahar for Real Money

Walking the streets of India, you would probably be laughed at if you said you didn’t know what Andar Bahar was. In the rest of the world, on the other hand, this simple poker game which originated from Bangalore is mostly an unknown phenomenon to the common card player or poker player. Thanks to gambling […]

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What does the future hold for online poker in 2021 and beyond?

What does the future hold for online poker in 2021 and beyond?

Online poker is booming like (almost) never before! Shaun De Cesare takes a look at the current state of online poker around the world, its surging popularity, and examines whether it’s likely to continue or wane over the course of 2021.

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My European Poker Adventures: Star-struck at the Côte d’Azur

My European Poker Adventures: Star-struck at the Côte d’Azur

Longtime poker industry veteran Christin Maschmann continues her series of stories recounting her first forays into the poker world.

Her latest stop takes place at 2008 EPT Monte Carlo, where she recalls playing in a poker media event, gaping at superstars like Gus Hansen and Phil Ivey, and the poker magic of Jan Heitmann and Antonio Esfandiari.

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Don’t Miss Jonathan Little’s $5,000 Poker After Dark Giveaway

Don’t Miss Jonathan Little’s $5,000 Poker After Dark Giveaway

Pokercoaching.com founder Jonathan Little is giving away a $5,000 seat to compete against him in a sit-n-go on Season 13 of Poker After Dark.

Details for how to enter can be found in this article, along with more information about the current season of Poker After Dark and the poker training materials available at Pokercoaching.com.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/2/21): Ryan Hagerty

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/2/21): Ryan Hagerty

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 WSOP Main Event U.S. bracket 4th place finisher, Ryan Hagerty, discussing his recent hot streak.

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Poker Tips by George: Beware of Loose-Aggressive (Wild) Games

Poker Tips by George: Beware of Loose-Aggressive (Wild) Games

It can be particularly difficult to maneuver in poker games that feature a maniac with unpredictable tendencies.

In this article, our Senior contributor George Epstein warns of the perils of such loose aggressive games.

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The Poker Party is About to Start: Be Prepared with These 7 Tips

The Poker Party is About to Start: Be Prepared with These 7 Tips

Chris Wallace knows that some of the best live poker in a while will be happening in the immediate future in Las Vegas. He offers 7 great tips to players to take advantage of this fortuitous situation and make the most of the opportunities.

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Jason Koon Talks High Stakes Poker

Jason Koon Talks High Stakes Poker

Frank Op de Woerd speaks with Jason Koon about a couple of hands that took place during his recent appearances on High Stakes Poker.

Jason also talks a bit about what it’s like to play on the show, and some behind-the-scenes stuff that happens off camera in the PokerGO Studio.

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New Poker Marketing Agency, Above the Felt®, Makes its Debut

New Poker Marketing Agency, Above the Felt®, Makes its Debut

Above the Felt has just launched as a new poker marketing agency dedicated to bringing the excitement of the game to the corporate world. Featuring a stable of accomplished poker pros including Chris Moneymaker, Matt Berkey, Darren Elias, and Jamie Kerstetter, the agency – headed by Tom Wheaton – is all set to make waves.

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: March 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: March 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of March 2021. These range from new episodes of High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark to new releases of WSOP Europe episodes from years past as well as High Stakes Duel featuring Phil Hellmuth vs. Daniel Negreanu.

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RecPoker | Ep 249 – Maria Ho

RecPoker | Ep 249 – Maria Ho

Poker legend Maria Ho joins RecPoker to talk about her worlds of playing poker, commentating poker, and doing reality TV.

Maria also shares a bit about growing up in a conservative Chinese family and how that impacted college and how she approached getting into poker.

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Poker Tips by George: The Kicker Can Make The Difference

Poker Tips by George: The Kicker Can Make The Difference

Your kicker matters! Sometimes it matters so much that it could mean a six-figure prize swing! That’s the situation our Senior contributor George Epstein discusses in this latest tips and strategy column.

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RangeTrainerPro Review: The Best App for Memorizing GTO Ranges

RangeTrainerPro Review: The Best App for Memorizing GTO Ranges

The RangeTrainerPro app makes studying and memorizing GTO ranges affordable to the masses.

Developed by K.L. Cleeton and Matt McElligott, this app will allow you to study just like the pros do, at a fraction of the cost.

Check out our review, by Ivan Potocki.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/23/21): Survivor Icon “Boston Rob” Mariano

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/23/21): Survivor Icon “Boston Rob” Mariano

The Bernard Lee Poker Show welcomes Survivor icon Rob Mariano, who discusses his time on the reality TV show, his love for the game of poker, and his new cookbook Boston Rob’s Family Favorites.

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THE FESTIVAL Launches a New Poker-Casino-Sports Betting Live Gambling Series this June

THE FESTIVAL Launches a New Poker-Casino-Sports Betting Live Gambling Series this June

The Festival is set to launch the first ever live poker-casino-sports betting hybrid event series this summer, from June 7-13, in Tallinn, Estonia.

Founded by Martin Franke von Zweigbergk, The Festival promises to offer tons of great poker and gambling fun along with loads of parties and destination activities making it a vacation for players and their significant others.

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9 Poker Skills to Practise While You Homeschool Your Kids

9 Poker Skills to Practise While You Homeschool Your Kids

During lockdown many parents have been pulling double duty as teachers. If you’ve already got to monitor your kids, might as well practice some poker skills, right?

Here are nine timely tips and ideas from Adam Hampton.

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Poker Tips by George: Who Do I Fear the Most at the Poker Table?

Poker Tips by George: Who Do I Fear the Most at the Poker Table?

George Epstein talks about the types of poker players who strike fear into his heart and who he tries to avoid when at the tables. They’re dangerous and could scoop all your chips up if you’re not careful.

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My European Poker Adventures: Arriving in the poker world at EPT San Remo 2008

My European Poker Adventures: Arriving in the poker world at EPT San Remo 2008

Longtime poker industry veteran Christin Maschmann continues her series of stories recounting her first forays into the poker world.

Her latest stop takes place at the 2008 EPT San Remo event, where she worked with numerous poker notables and watched the then-unknown Jason Mercier win his first marquee event.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/16/21): Scott Stewart

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/16/21): Scott Stewart

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2021 bestbet Jacksonville Winter Poker Open Main Event Champion, Scott Stewart, who discusses his victory in the event.

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Upswing Poker’s PLO Launch Pad: A Thorough Review

Upswing Poker’s PLO Launch Pad: A Thorough Review

As more and more players have begun to take interest in Pot Limit Omaha, it’s never been more important to have the game’s fundamentals down pat. Enter Upswing Poker’s PLO Launch Pad course, by Dylan Weisman.

For just $99, this 10-hour-long PLO course provides excellent value and bang for your buck. Absolutely a worthwhile investment for poker students.

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I Am From Michigan; Help Me Find Real Money Online Poker Sites

I Am From Michigan; Help Me Find Real Money Online Poker Sites

With Michigan just having legalized online poker, it’s important to be able to sort through all the different online poker options available such that you can ensure you’re playing at a reputable site that caters to your preferences as a poker player.

Here’s a primer on what to be on the lookout for when deciding to play real money online poker in Michigan.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/9/21): Ronnie Bardah

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/9/21): Ronnie Bardah

2012 WSOP bracelet winner Ronnie Bardah joins the Bernard Lee Poker Show to talk about chopping the 2021 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open for his biggest ever win, as well as what it’s like to play live tournament poker under COVID restrictions.

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Poker Tips by George: Politics and Poker – Use Your Imagination

Poker Tips by George: Politics and Poker – Use Your Imagination

Our Senior contributor George Epstein put together a creative story that illustrates how perhaps politics could have a positive influence through poker.

Cast aside your political leanings; this interesting read will likely make you think about poker — and politics — in a different way.

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RecPoker | Ep 244 – Ryan Laplante

RecPoker | Ep 244 – Ryan Laplante

Poker Pro and coach Ryan LaPlante, of Learn Pro Poker, joins the show for a conversation about playing live poker again in the pandemic era.

Ryan also talks about what kind of tells he looks for in villains, and the group goes over a hand in which Ryan soul-reads a foe to make a killer river call!

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5 Ways Online Bingo is Like Online Poker

5 Ways Online Bingo is Like Online Poker

Both online poker and online bingo have devoted followings of fans eager to gamble it up, but the similarities between the two popular games don’t end there.

In this article James Guill lists five of the things that online poker and online bingo have in common.

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5 Dream Poker Trips: My Post-Pandemic List

5 Dream Poker Trips: My Post-Pandemic List

Geoff Fisk has done a good amount of traveling in his work as a poker live reporter, but he still has quite a few destinations to knock off his bucket list.

In this article, Geoff lists his top 5 dream poker trips to venues located both in the U.S. and abroad.

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What is the Probability of Winning in Poker?

What is the Probability of Winning in Poker?

Making the right poker odds calculations can often be the difference maker between a winning and losing session. In this article we briefly outline how beneficial it can be to correctly calculate poker odds, specifically as it’ll help you save more and win more at the tables.

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5 Poker Movie Scenes Illustrating Poor Judgement and Etiquette

5 Poker Movie Scenes Illustrating Poor Judgement and Etiquette

While extremely entertaining, the poker depicted in films like Rounders, Molly’s Game, and Maverick often features displays of poor etiquette and judgement.

In this article, Daniel Arluison picks five poker scenes from well-known movies that illustrate behaviour that ought not to be exhibited at the felt in real poker games.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/2/21): Joe Hebert (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/2/21): Joe Hebert (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show features the second and final part of Bernard’s interview with Joe Hebert, who won the U.S. Bracket of the 2020 WSOP Main Event, and finished second to Damian Salas in the heads-up battle for ultimate supremacy.

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Tips For Starting Out With Video Poker Games

Tips For Starting Out With Video Poker Games

Video poker remains popular among all games players, even those who prefer opponents at the felt rather than competing against the house. That said, it’s worthwhile to master optimal strategy for video poker gameplay so as to maximize your potential winnings.

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Poker Tips by George: If It’s Good Enough for Bill Gates…

Poker Tips by George: If It’s Good Enough for Bill Gates…

Bill Gates’ success as the Chairman of Microsoft is legend the world over. What’s somewhat lesser known is that Gates loves poker and that the game played quite the role in his life, especially during his collegiate years at Harvard.

In this article, our Senior contributor George Epstein details how poker influenced Gates and thus the rise of his company into a global powerhouse.

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How to Host the Perfect Poker Night

How to Host the Perfect Poker Night

From what food to prepare to what games to play to what equipment to use, there’s a lot to be organized when it comes to planning the perfect home poker game.

Our guide gives you plenty of ideas and tips so you can be ready to host a great poker night in your home.

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: February 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: February 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of February 2021. These range from new episodes of High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark to new releases of WSOP Europe episodes from years past.

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RecPoker | Ep 240 – Duncan Palamourdas

RecPoker | Ep 240 – Duncan Palamourdas

On this episode of the RecPoker Podcast, the crew is joined by poker player, coach, and author Duncan Palamourdas, who specializes in the mathematics of poker and poker education. His poker classes at UCLA always fill up early and have long waiting lists. He is also an author at Upswing Poker, PokerNews, Card Player and the Winning Poker Network.

He is also the author of “Why Alex beats Bobbie at Poker: Developing a Fundamentally Sound Approach to Poker”.

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Book Review: Mastering Small Stakes Pot-Limit Omaha

Book Review: Mastering Small Stakes Pot-Limit Omaha

Calum Grant reviews Mastering Small Stakes Pot-Limit Omaha, written by PLO crusher Fernando “JNandez” Habeggar and published by the venerable D&B Poker publishing house.

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What’s New at Run It Once Training? | Winter 2021

What’s New at Run It Once Training? | Winter 2021

As one of the more popular poker training sites, there’s always something new and interesting happening at Run It Once Training.

This quarterly update for Winter 2021 keeps you abreast of all the latest developments and promotions, and special events and offers they’ve got going on.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/26/21): Joe Hebert (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/26/21): Joe Hebert (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show welcomes Joe Hebert, who won the U.S. Bracket of the 2020 WSOP Main Event, and finished second to Damian Salas in the heads-up battle for ultimate supremacy.

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Poker Tips by George: Playing Ace-rag

Poker Tips by George: Playing Ace-rag

Ace-rag tends to look like a more powerful hand than it actually is. In heads-up play, it’s relatively strong, but in full ring games it’s a hand that ought to see the muck much more often than the flop, especially in Limit Hold’em.

In this article, our Senior contributor George Epstein explains why this is the case.

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Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation Charity Poker Tournament: February 10 at Fade Spade Virtual Poker

Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation Charity Poker Tournament: February 10 at Fade Spade Virtual Poker

Faded Spade Virtual Poker will host a special charity poker tournament to benefit the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation on February 10, 2021 at 7 pm Eastern.

The tournament will be co-hosted by Faded Spade Founder and CEO Tom Wheaton, WSOP commentator and Global Poker Award winner Jamie Kerstetter, and Solve For Why poker training founder Matt Berkey.

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Upswing Poker Lab: A Thorough Review

Upswing Poker Lab: A Thorough Review

Who out there wouldn’t be happy to improve their poker game? Well-known pros and WSOP bracelet winners Doug Polk and Ryan Fee have put together a great poker training site in Upswing Poker. In particular, their Lab is a wonderful learning tool to help you improve your poker game.

In a nutshell, we think that signing up for the course is a no-brainer. Check out our full, thorough review of the Upswing Poker Lab.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/19/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski (Part 2) & Matt Waxman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/19/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski (Part 2) & Matt Waxman

Part 2 of the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s 2020 Year in Review, with Chad Holloway and Robbie Strazynski.

In the second half of the show, Bernard interviews Pokerithm founder Matt Waxman.

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The 3 Best Places to Play Poker in Canada

The 3 Best Places to Play Poker in Canada

Canada is a great destination for poker players, with numerous poker rooms across the country at which to play.

In this article, Calum Grant lists three of the top poker rooms in the country, which ought to be on your must-visit list.

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New Year’s Poker Resolution: I’ll Track My 2021 Progress

New Year’s Poker Resolution: I’ll Track My 2021 Progress

If you’ve resolved to improve your poker game in 2021, know that you’re not alone. That’s said, it’s important to have a plan for how exactly you’re going to do that.

In this article, poker coach Sky Matsuhashi outlines a three-step plan to track your poker progress.

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Top 10 Ways for Poker Players to be Productive During Lockdown

Top 10 Ways for Poker Players to be Productive During Lockdown

With pandemic-induced lockdowns being the norm right now, it’s highly worthwhile to try and make the most of your time.

Bahman Zarghami put together this top 10 list of ways poker players can improve their productivity.

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Online Poker – What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You

Online Poker – What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You

Recreational online poker players often don’t realize what they’re up against. Specifically, the more studious and pro poker players awaiting you at the felt are extremely well equipped to relieve you of your chips.

Professional poker player and coach Chris Wallace details exactly what advantages experienced, pro online poker players have against recreational players. It’s important to know what you don’t know, as it could hurt you!

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Introducing POKERithm: The Debut of Live Streamed Team Duplicate Poker

Introducing POKERithm: The Debut of Live Streamed Team Duplicate Poker

Debuting to much fanfare in the poker community, POKERithm incorporates the concepts of duplicate poker and league play into an entertaining live stream with commentary by expert players.

We interviewed POKERithm founder Matt Waxman to learn more about his new, innovative venture.

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Interview with Indy Mellink, developer of a gender-neutral deck of cards

Interview with Indy Mellink, developer of a gender-neutral deck of cards

An interview with Indy Mellink, of Holland, who developed a gender-neutral deck of cards featuring gold, silver, and bronze rather than the king, queen, and jack.

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RecPoker | Ep 235 – Farid Jattin

RecPoker | Ep 235 – Farid Jattin

On this episode of the Rec Poker Podcast, the crew speaks with Farid Jattin, who is currrently ranked #6 in the Global Poker Index (GPI). He is also a top tier coach and instructor who will be conducting a training course exclusively for RecPoker Nation.

The conversation covers, generally speaking, what recreationally players need to do to become elite players.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/12/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/12/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski

Poker media veterans Bernard Lee, Chad Holloway, and Robbie Strazynski review what happened in poker in 2020, including all things WSOP-related, online poker-related, and more, in part 1 of this two-part Year in Review special on the Bernard Lee Poker Show.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Poker’s Mixed Games

A Beginner’s Guide to Poker’s Mixed Games

Looking to get into mixed games? Mike Patrick has put together this handy beginner’s guide that’ll help all you hold’em junkies dip your toes into other poker variants.

In addition, he’s got some great starter tips that’ll ensure you can hold your own right from the get-go.

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Should Antonio Esfandiari be Considered as One of the All-time Greats?

Should Antonio Esfandiari be Considered as One of the All-time Greats?

It’s a no-brainer that Antonio Esfandiari will some day be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. Do his numerous accolades at the felt, however, warrant him consideration in the discussion of players who are unquestionably all-time greats? We examine that question, and Antonio’s career, in this post.

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Some Positive Stories of 2020 from the Poker Community

Some Positive Stories of 2020 from the Poker Community

With 2020 consigned to the dustbin of history, many people are happy to say “good riddance.” Notwithstanding all the bad that happened last year, there was good, too.

Here, direct from the poker community, are some great, heartwarming stories from 2020. They’re bound to give you hope for a bright future and imbue you with positivity.

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Top Online Poker Strategies Used by Skilled Players

Top Online Poker Strategies Used by Skilled Players

The best poker players have worked hard to master the essential skills as well as the nuances of the game. Whether you’re intending to play live or online, there’s so much to work on if you want to succeed. In this article we examine a couple of the more basic aspects of poker with which to start the learning process.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/5/21): Rob Campbell (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/5/21): Rob Campbell (Part 2)

Part 2 of the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s interview with 2019 World Series of Poker Player of the Year Rob Campbell.

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7 Ways in Which the Poker Community Is Helping Me Survive the Pandemic

7 Ways in Which the Poker Community Is Helping Me Survive the Pandemic

The pandemic has been a time of darkness, but thankfully poker and the poker community have been my saving grace. Here are 7 ways in which I’ve been able to survive the pandemic thanks to the poker community.

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Poker Tips By George: Distractions Can Be Costly

Poker Tips By George: Distractions Can Be Costly

If you get distracted too easily at the poker tables, you might end up costing yourself money. Our Senior contributor George Epstein warns of the types of distractions that can not just make you lose focus, but might also cost you your chip stack.

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Texas Hold’em Questions Poker Bluffing Course: Full Review

Texas Hold’em Questions Poker Bluffing Course: Full Review

In this post we review Texas Hold’em Questions’ poker bluffing course. Offering good value for the £199 sticker price (10% discount using code CPL), this course makes for a good investment for serious poker players looking to improve on this particular skill.

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RecPoker | Ep 231 – Samuli Sipila on PLO Strategy

RecPoker | Ep 231 – Samuli Sipila on PLO Strategy

Samuli “TheJudas” Sipila (or Sam for short) is a professional poker player from Finland specializing in PLO, both online and live play.

In this fun conversation, Sam talks about PLO strategies, bankroll management, and the tennis elbow he has from playing about 11,000 hands/day as he pursues Diamond Elite status.

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PokerCoaching.com Tournament Masterclass Review

PokerCoaching.com Tournament Masterclass Review

Used by thousands of poker players to boost their performance at the tables, there’s a reason that Pokercoaching.com has proven to be one of the world’s premiere poker training sites.

Site founder Jonathan Little’s Tournament Masterclass is the most comprehensive, structured No Limit Hold’em tournament course on the market today. You’re essentially guaranteed to get bang for your buck should you choose to enroll.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/22/20): Ken Tilden Tribute

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/22/20): Ken Tilden Tribute

The Bernard Lee Poker Show pays tribute to popular Massachusetts poker player Ken Tilden, who passed away due to COIVD-19.

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RecPoker | Ep 229 – Sky Matsuhashi

RecPoker | Ep 229 – Sky Matsuhashi

Sky Matsuhashi is the host of the Smart Poker Study podcast and leads the membership side ThePokerForge.com. Sky is an expert in online play and has years of experience as an author, coach, player, and podcaster. Connect with Sky at smartpokerstudy.com or thepokerforge.com

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Bernard Lee and Family Mark 10th Annual Holiday Charity Drive

Bernard Lee and Family Mark 10th Annual Holiday Charity Drive

Some holiday traditions are truly beautiful, none more so than glorious customs of giving. For the tenth straight year, Bernard Lee and his family have put together and distributed personalized gift packages to families in their local area of Boston affected by homelessness.

Reading about the efforts of this great poker player and generous-spirited human being will warm your hearts, and perhaps inspire you to spread some holiday cheer of your own to those less fortunate.

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It Is Possible to Profit in Online Poker?

It Is Possible to Profit in Online Poker?

Lest you think that being able to make money playing online poker is only for the select few, poker coach Sky Matsuhashi offers a number of practical proofs in this article that you, too, can be a winning online poker player.

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How online poker and casino games can keep you entertained during lockdown

How online poker and casino games can keep you entertained during lockdown

Online poker and casino games provide a welcome avenue of escape during lockdown. There are plenty of other things to do to take your mind of the restrictions and remain productive and mentally sane. We list a few ideas in this article.

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Poker Tips By George: Mark Twain Loved Poker

Poker Tips By George: Mark Twain Loved Poker

Much is known about the great Mark Twain, from his love of literature to his worldwide travels.

Twain also really loved the game of poker, and in this article our Senior contributor George Epstein recaps Twain’s great passion for the game.

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How to Win More at Poker Without Studying

How to Win More at Poker Without Studying

Poker coach Tadas Peckaitis explains how even without study, it’s possible to win at poker. So long as you stick to a few basic but critical principles, you can still have the potential to end up a winner at the felt over the long term.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/15/20): Rob Campbell (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/15/20): Rob Campbell (Part 1)

2019 World Series of Poker Player of the Year Robert Campbell joins the Bernard Lee Poker Show to discuss his win, and how he learned and began playing mixed games.

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Sports Cards a “Hold ‘em” for Many Poker Players

Sports Cards a “Hold ‘em” for Many Poker Players

Sports card collecting has long been a hobby for many enthusiasts, but lately poker pros have really been getting in on the action.

Matt Tormey speaks with longtime sports card collectors Jeff Hwang and Tony Dunst to gain some insight into the phenomenon.

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Microstakes Microcosm: The Story of The Lockdown Club – Part 2

Microstakes Microcosm: The Story of The Lockdown Club – Part 2

As the pandemic forced poker players the world over to go into lockdown, former PokerStars employee Adam Hampton was the “go-to guy” when it came to setting up an online poker home game league.

In this second installment of a two-part series, Adam explains how the entire online home poker game experience he created for his group mirrored that of the online poker industry in general.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/8/20): Joe Hachem (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/8/20): Joe Hachem (Part 2)

This episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show features the second of a two-part interview that Bernard Lee had with the 2005 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Joe Hachem.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/8/20): Joe Hachem (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/8/20): Joe Hachem (Part 2)

This episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show features the second of a two-part interview that Bernard Lee had with the 2005 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Joe Hachem.

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Poker Tips By George: Negreanu Speaks

Poker Tips By George: Negreanu Speaks

Recently, our senior contributor George Epstein came upon Daniel Negreanu’s report from playing back in the 2004 WSOP $10K Limit Hold’em event. Negreanu had an important message then that still resonates now, and George shares that message in this article.

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Poker Tips By George: Negreanu Speaks

Poker Tips By George: Negreanu Speaks

Recently, our senior contributor George Epstein came upon Daniel Negreanu’s report from playing back in the 2004 WSOP $10K Limit Hold’em event. Negreanu had an important message then that still resonates now, and George shares that message in this article.

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RecPoker | Ep 224 – Michael Acevedo

RecPoker | Ep 224 – Michael Acevedo

Michael Acevedo joins the podcast for the first time. Michael is a poker player, coach & author of Modern Poker Theory: Building an unbeatable strategy based on GTO principles.

He was a core part of the team to build PioSOLVER and has an amazing story of perseverance, hard work, and humility.

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RecPoker | Ep 224 – Michael Acevedo

RecPoker | Ep 224 – Michael Acevedo

Michael Acevedo joins the podcast for the first time. Michael is a poker player, coach & author of Modern Poker Theory: Building an unbeatable strategy based on GTO principles.

He shares his amazing story of perseverance, hard work, and humility.

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Playing Poker with Einsteins

Playing Poker with Einsteins

Poker players tend to be superstitious, but they’re also usually good at math. It’s the confluence of the two that creates Poker Einsteins, many of which Jake and Jeff Gould have sat with at the tables over the years.

This humorous article dives into how Poker Einsteins somehow know exactly how to reverse downswings.

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Playing Poker with Einsteins

Playing Poker with Einsteins

Poker players tend to be superstitious, but they’re also usually good at math. It’s the confluence of the two that creates Poker Einsteins, many of which Jake and Jeff Gould have sat with at the tables over the years.

This humorous article dives into how Poker Einsteins somehow know exactly how to reverse downswings.

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Luck vs. Skill In Different Card Games – Why Poker “Wins”

Luck vs. Skill In Different Card Games – Why Poker “Wins”

Most card games involve some aspect of luck, and that includes runny, cribbage, and poker. In this article Tadas Peckaitis examines why poker trumps them all in terms of the amount of skill required to succeed.

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Luck vs. Skill In Different Card Games – Why Poker “Wins”

Luck vs. Skill In Different Card Games – Why Poker “Wins”

Most card games involve some aspect of luck, and that includes runny, cribbage, and poker. In this article Tadas Peckaitis examines why poker trumps them all in terms of the amount of skill required to succeed.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/1/20): Joe Hachem and Nick Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/1/20): Joe Hachem and Nick Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show sits down with 2005 WSOP Main Event Champion Joe Hachem on the 15th anniversary of his winning the title, as well as 2-time WSOP bracelet winner and LearnWPT President Nick Binger.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/1/20): Joe Hachem and Nick Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/1/20): Joe Hachem and Nick Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show sits down with 2005 WSOP Main Event Champion Joe Hachem on the 15th anniversary of his winning the title, as well as 2-time WSOP bracelet winner and LearnWPT President Nick Binger.

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Poker Tips By George: Understanding Outs

Poker Tips By George: Understanding Outs

In another great beginner’s strategy article, our Senior contributor George Epstein explains the concept of outs in depth.

He also explains the idea of positive expected value (+EV) and how making the right mathematical calculations is critical to knowing the right decisions to make at the felt.

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Poker Tips By George: Understanding Outs

Poker Tips By George: Understanding Outs

In another great beginner’s strategy article, our Senior contributor George Epstein explains the concept of outs in depth.

He also explains the idea of positive expected value (+EV) and how making the right mathematical calculations is critical to knowing the right decisions to make at the felt.

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Microstakes Microcosm: The Story of The Lockdown Club – Part 1

Microstakes Microcosm: The Story of The Lockdown Club – Part 1

As the pandemic forced poker players the world over to go into lockdown, former PokerStars employee Adam Hampton was the “go-to guy” when it came to setting up an online poker home game league.

In this first installment of a two-part series, Adam explains how the entire online home poker game experience he created for his group mirrored that of the online poker industry in general.

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Book Review: Excelling At Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games

Book Review: Excelling At Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games

Author of more than a dozen well-regarded, popular poker strategy books, Jonathan Little continues to crank out great volumes of work to assist poker players who want to improve their game.

In this article Shannon Mack reviews Little’s latest book, Excelling At Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games, published by D&B Poker.

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5 Common Poker Stereotypes and How To Break Them

5 Common Poker Stereotypes and How To Break Them

Professional poker players would do well to understand how to dissolve the negative stereotypes associated with the game.

This article suggests a number of positive and helpful answers to give when questioned about the risks and potential difficulties and negatives of playing poker professionally.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/24/20): Alex Livingston

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/24/20): Alex Livingston

2019 World Series of Poker 3rd place finisher Alex Livingston is the featured guest on this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show. He talks about his deep run, as well as his other deep run back in 2013, in which he finished 13th.

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Is Texas Hold’em in Jeopardy? Poker Variant Popularity Around the Globe

Is Texas Hold’em in Jeopardy? Poker Variant Popularity Around the Globe

Could Texas Hold’em possibly be on the decline? Well, according to Google Trends, that’s precisely what Calum Grant has discovered.

He dives into speculating what exactly the meaning and repercussions of this are in this op-ed.

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Poker Without Fear, by Alex Fitzgerald and Steve Blay: A Review

Poker Without Fear, by Alex Fitzgerald and Steve Blay: A Review

This is a review of Poker Without Fear, a new poker training course course by Alex Fitzgerald and Steve Blay, which is designed to train poker players to remove fear from their thought processes and play optimally.

The course, which normally retails for $497, is available for just $397 with our special code: Robbie397.

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Top 3 Tips for Adjusting to Online Poker Games

Top 3 Tips for Adjusting to Online Poker Games

With more players transitioning from live to online poker due to the ongoing pandemic, it’s important to brush up your skills and remember that the two games, while similar, are different beasts.

Tadas Peckaitis offers some good tips to assist you in making the transition.

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All In: How Stories of a Weekly Poker Game Helped me Survive Lockdown

All In: How Stories of a Weekly Poker Game Helped me Survive Lockdown

With the pandemic raging and lockdowns being imposed the world over, one man found solace in a weekly online poker game.

This is a brief story of how that window to the world via the virtual felt helped assuage a man’s mental anguish.

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Poker Players

2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Poker Players

Looking for some bright ideas as to what to treat yourself to this holiday season? Are you searching for the perfect gift to get your significant other or a friend who absolutely loves poker?

We’ve compiled a list of great poker-themed holiday gift suggestions that we’re sure will bring you and your loved ones some joy and good cheer to mark the end of 2020.

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RecPoker | Ep 220 – Farid Jattin

RecPoker | Ep 220 – Farid Jattin

Farid Jattin is currently ranked #8 in the Global Poker Index and is the all-time leading money winner from Colombia with $5.6 million in reported Hendon Mob payouts. We talk about his beginnings in poker and his journey to the top of the poker world.

Farid is convinced that learning in community is critical for not only success, but balance in life. He has recently started group coaching which ignited the panel to get excited about forming a group to learn and hang out together. You can connect with Farid at faridjattinpoker.com

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Review: The Postflop Poker Workbook

Review: The Postflop Poker Workbook

With all of the hi-tech, interactive poker study tools out there nowadays, it might seem like working with pencil and paper is old fashioned and outdated. The Postflop Poker Workbook, by James “SplitSuit” Sweeney proves that idea to be completely untrue.

Enabling a player to study and work out all of the many calculations poker requires, if you’re serious about studying and improving your mathematical skills at the tables, the Postflop Poker Workbook is an excellent resource to utilize and train with.

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RecPoker | Ep 218 – David Lappin

RecPoker | Ep 218 – David Lappin

David Lappin is the co-host of the Chip Race, ambassador for Unibet Poker, and a great player and ambassador for the game.

Steve, Jim & Rob sit down with David to chat poker, podcasting, philosophy, and take as many shots as we can at David’s co-host Dara O’Kearney. Great conversation and a lot of fun was had by all!

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Poker Tips By George: Know How to Use Your Outs

Poker Tips By George: Know How to Use Your Outs

In this article our Senior contributor George Epstein discusses the difference between good and questionable outs. He gives the example of a hand in which knowing your outs can assist you in properly “knowing where you’re at” and further navigating how to play the remainder of said hand.

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Poker Headlines | Everything we know about the winter 2020 WSOP Main Event

Poker Headlines | Everything we know about the winter 2020 WSOP Main Event

The World Series of Poker has just announced an online/live hybrid Main Event to be held at the end of 2020, which will allow domestic (US) and international players to compete in a $10,000 freezeout on WSOP.com and GGPoker, respectively. The live final tables will be held at King’s Casino, Czech Republic, and at the Rio in Las Vegas.

This topic, and much more on the latest episode of Poker Headlines, with Gillian Epp and Maureen Bloechlinger.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/17/20): Garry Gates

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/17/20): Garry Gates

Bernard Lee interviews longtime poker industry stalwart Garry Gates, who had a once-in-a-lifetime run in the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event, eventually making the final table and finishing in fourth place.

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Pokercode: A Comprehensive Poker Training Course Review

Pokercode: A Comprehensive Poker Training Course Review

Reviewing the Pokercode training course, taught by superstar poker pro Fedor Holz.

This course is best for players who’ve already got a solid grasp on the basics, as it focuses on higher-level concepts. Though pricey, it’s a worthwhile investment that’s practically guaranteed to pay off.

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RecPoker | Ep 216 – Robbie Strazynski & Bruce Briggs

RecPoker | Ep 216 – Robbie Strazynski & Bruce Briggs

Robbie Strazynski and Bruce Briggs join the crew to chat about the end of an era. After 365 episodes, their Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast has come to an end.

We chat about their favorite memories and what is next for these two fantastic poker ambassadors.

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Poker Headlines | Poker in Cambodia

Poker Headlines | Poker in Cambodia

On this week’s episode of Poker Headlines, Gillian is joined once again by Maureen Bloechlinger as well as Poker Triad, to discuss poker in Cambodia and the whole scene there. They also talk about the ongoing Negreanu/Polk grudge match and the closing of poker rooms in Las Vegas.

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The EPT Moves Online | Looking Back, Looking Forward

The EPT Moves Online | Looking Back, Looking Forward

In this feature we look back at the storied history of the European Poker Tour, which after 16 years will be holding its first tournament series online.

Longtime PokerStars stalwarts and company ambassadors chime in with their favorite and most memorable moments, and we preview what to expect from the first ever EPT Online in the coming days.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/10/20): Dario Sammartino

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/10/20): Dario Sammartino

The Bernard Lee Poker Show features an interview with 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event runner up Dario Sammartino, who discusses his second place finish and competing heads up versus his good friend and the eventual champion Hossein Ensan.

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Behind the Scenes of Barry Greenstein’s Conversation with Phil Ivey

Behind the Scenes of Barry Greenstein’s Conversation with Phil Ivey

A four-part video series debuted over the last few weeks on the Poker King YouTube channel to the delight of poker fans the world over. The videos featured Poker Hall of Famers Barry Greenstein and Phil Ivey having a riveting conversation in which Ivey reveals more about his life and views on the poker world than ever before.

In this article, we get a special behind-the-scenes look at how the videos were produced.

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3 Ways That Simple Card Games Help You Be A Better Poker Player

3 Ways That Simple Card Games Help You Be A Better Poker Player

There are plenty of other simple card games that people can enjoy playing besides poker. Often, these simple card games can nonetheless offer a way for you to hone some skills that prove useful at the poker tables.

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What Makes a Good Poker Brand Ambassador?

What Makes a Good Poker Brand Ambassador?

This op-ed by Christian Zetzsche examines the role of online poker room ambassadors.

From celebrities to female players to established poker pros to Twitch streamers to WSOP Main Event winners, ambassadors play a variety of roles. We dive deeper to better understand what makes a good poker brand ambassador.

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Reflecting on 6 Memorable Poker Moments from 2020

Reflecting on 6 Memorable Poker Moments from 2020

The poker world saw plenty of memorable moments in 2020. From the WSOP Online Summer Series temporarily replacing the in-person WSOP at the Rio in Las Vegas to grudge matches, big name returns and more, here’s a rundown of 6 of the most memorable things that happened in poker this year.

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Live and online poker in Japan: Entertainment or something else?

Live and online poker in Japan: Entertainment or something else?

The Japanese do enjoy a good game of poker, bot live and online, but nonetheless the law isn’t exactly so permissive when it comes to allowing such games to be played by citizens in the Land of the Rising Sun.

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RecPoker | Ep 214 – Jonathan Little

RecPoker | Ep 214 – Jonathan Little

Jonathan Little is a poker player, coach, author, WPT title winner and owner of pokercoaching.com. In this discussion, we get caught up on everything Jonathan has going on, what he enjoys the most, and how in the heck he can multi-table 14 games at the same time.

We wonder if he gets bored playing live after spending so much time with the action of multi-tabling online.

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Poker Headlines | Negreanu/Polk Grudge Match & a WSOP champion’s legal battle with Tax Agency | Ep 20

Poker Headlines | Negreanu/Polk Grudge Match & a WSOP champion’s legal battle with Tax Agency | Ep 20

On this week’s episode of Poker Headlines, Gillian is joined once again by Maureen Bloechlinger to discuss changes made to the Doug Polk/Daniel Negreanu grudge match, Jonathan Duhamel’s legal issues with the Canada Revenue Agency, the new 888poker mobile app, and the upcoming season of High Stakes Poker.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/3/20): Pat “IchiiKawawa” Lyons

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/3/20): Pat “IchiiKawawa” Lyons

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews longtime veteran poker pro, 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet winner Pat “IchiiKawawa” Lyons.

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What’s new at Run It Once Training? | Fall 2020

What’s new at Run It Once Training? | Fall 2020

As one of the more popular poker training sites, there’s always something new and interesting happening at Run It Once Training.

This quarterly update for Fall 2020 keeps you abreast of all the latest developments and promotions, and special events and offers they’ve got going on.

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Poker Trends: Welcoming More Women to the Tables

Poker Trends: Welcoming More Women to the Tables

Ever so slowly, we are seeing more and more women take up poker and show up at the tables. Following the paths of trailblazers like Maria Ho and Kristen Bicknell, it’s great to see the tide slowly turning and a boosted demographic representation for women at the felt.

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MTT Poker School and Game Changer: A Review

MTT Poker School and Game Changer: A Review

Ivan Potocki reviews Gareth James’ MTT Poker School and Game Changer, designed for low- to mid-stakes players and bankrolls.

Using the latest software tools and techniques, each month a new topic is broken down into four easy to digest webinars, focusing on theory, practical application, real member hand histories and optimum strategies and exploits.

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Interview with Fernando “JNandez” Habegger

Interview with Fernando “JNandez” Habegger

An interview with PLO expert Fernando “JNandez” Habegger to mark the release of his new book Mastering Small Stakes Pot Limit Omaha.

The book was just released, along with an accompanying 4-hour video pack, by the venerable D&B Poker publishing house.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/27/20): Matt Affleck

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/27/20): Matt Affleck

The Bernard Lee Poker Show welcomes Matt Affleck, who shares his opinions re: staying away from live poker until after the pandemic, and who reflects on the unforgettable hand vs. Jonathan Duhamel in the 2010 WSOP Main Event.

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RecPoker | Ep 212 – Dara O’Kearney

RecPoker | Ep 212 – Dara O’Kearney

Dara O’Kearney is an Irish author, poker player, coach, and podcast host. With David Lappin, he hosts the popular Chip Race podcast and The Lock In YouTube channel.

He wrote Poker Satellite Strategy and recently released PKO Poker Strategy, which we spend a good amount of time discussing.

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5 Poker Predictions for 2021

5 Poker Predictions for 2021

From online poker developments to live poker developments, it would seem that 2021 is primed to be another interesting year in the poker world.

Calum Grant takes a look into his crystal ball to make five predictions for what the poker world can expect to happen next year.

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Texas Hold’em Questions C-Betting Course: Full Review

Texas Hold’em Questions C-Betting Course: Full Review

In this post we review Texas Hold’em Questions’ continuation betting course. Offering good value for the £299 sticker price (10% discount using code CPL), this course makes for a good investment for serious poker players currently playing NL $25 and up.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/20/20): David Williams

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/20/20): David Williams

Bernard Lee welcomes poker pro David Williams to the show to discuss the latter’s decision to compete on Season 7 of the popular television show MasterChef.

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Poker Headlines | Ep. 18 | Mike Postle Sues Poker Heroes | Guest Co-host Paul Smith

Poker Headlines | Ep. 18 | Mike Postle Sues Poker Heroes | Guest Co-host Paul Smith

On this week’s episode of Poker Headlines, Gillian is joined by lawyer-turned-poker pro Paul Smith. They discuss the upcoming Daniel Negreanu vs Doug Polk Grudge Match and Doug Polk’s latest Twitter Rampage.

Other topics include, Mike Postle vs Veronica Brill: Mike Postle filed a $330 Million Defamation Lawsuit against whistleblower Veronica Brill and others, plus Germany creates new online poker rules, and more!

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RecPoker | Ep 210 – Chris ‘Fox’ Wallace

RecPoker | Ep 210 – Chris ‘Fox’ Wallace

The guest on this week’s episode is Chris “Fox” Wallace, a WSOP Bracelet winner, Cardplayer Lifestyle contributor, and great friend of RecPoker. He has authored No Limits, The Fundamentals of No-Limit Hold’em and more recently, Short Stack Ninja: Tournament Strategy From A Professional Poker Coach which is the book for the next RecPoker book study.

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3 Ways You Can Be Cheated In Online Poker

3 Ways You Can Be Cheated In Online Poker

While online poker operator game integrity teams are always on the lookout for potential cheaters, it’s important that you — as a player — keep your wits about you and be wary of suspicious behavior. Three forms of cheating in particular, bots, ghosting, and collusion, are something you should be cognizant of.

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Transferrable skills – how to use your poker talent to succeed at blackjack

Transferrable skills – how to use your poker talent to succeed at blackjack

Many poker players also enjoy other casino table games, such as blackjack and baccarat. It’s thus nice that a number of poker skills are transferrable, such that you can have a better chance of succeeding at the casino gaming felt.

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Top 10 Reasons Why Red Chip Poker PRO Membership Is Worth It

Top 10 Reasons Why Red Chip Poker PRO Membership Is Worth It

In this article, Ivan Potocki lists the top 10 reasons why it’s worth signing up for Red Chip Poker’s PRO membership.

Red Chip Poker has long been a premier poker training site, and at $50 a month (or just $495 a year) their PRO offering gives tremendous value for those looking to improve their poker game,

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RecPoker | Ep 208 – Lynn Gilmartin

RecPoker | Ep 208 – Lynn Gilmartin

Lynn Gilmartin is an Australian actress, poker player, and host of the World Poker Tour (WPT). We last hand Lynn on in January of 2020 to talk about her efforts in responding to the Australian fires.

While only 9 months ago, it feels like a decade, so it was time to catch up with Lynn on her life (including successful acting auditions) and her reflections on Mike Sexton. We also get to hear a bit of Lynn’s back story growing up and her journey into hosting a poker tour.

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5 Reasons You Should Try 2-7 Triple Draw Poker

5 Reasons You Should Try 2-7 Triple Draw Poker

While Texas Hold’em and Omaha will remain the most popular poker variants for a long time to come, 2-7 Triple Draw can offer plenty of enjoyment, too.

In this article I list five reasons why you ought to give 2-7 Triple Draw a try next time you sit down to play a session of poker.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/13/20): Jeff Platt and David Williams

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/13/20): Jeff Platt and David Williams

Bernard Lee interviews Jeff Platt and David Williams, who were the commentators on the 2020 WSOP Online Poker Summer Series Main Event held on GGpoker.

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Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #365: Our Final Show

Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #365: Our Final Show

After 11 years on the air, the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast has recorded its final episode, #365. Co-hosts Bruce Briggs and Robbie Strazynski take an hour to reminisce about all the highlights, favorite moments, and top tier interviewees, and to thank guests, contributors, and listeners.

Bruce shares the story of how the show began, with then-co-host Eric Nelson. Robbie talks about how he joined as the new co-host in 2014. This episode is the first ever time Robbie and Bruce are actually seeing one another (virtually), after having been exclusively an audio podcast.

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There Are Only 3 Reasons To Try Play Money Poker Games

There Are Only 3 Reasons To Try Play Money Poker Games

Tadas Peckaitis believes that for the most part you’d be wasting your time trying play money poker games online. He can only think of three legitimate reasons why you should try such a thing, and he lists them in this article.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/6/20): Joe Cada

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/6/20): Joe Cada

On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard speaks with 2009 World Series of Poker Main Even champion Joe Cada, who remembers his friend, runner up Darvin Moon, who recently passed away.

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2021 WSOP Poker Hall of Fame Predictions: Who’s Next?

2021 WSOP Poker Hall of Fame Predictions: Who’s Next?

Never failing to generate controversy, the Poker Hall of Fame has not inducted any new members in 2020, making 2021 a year in which there are numerous suitable candidates.

This article lists 7 potential nominees to the Poker Hall of Fame.

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Poker Rooms Around in the World: Four of the Best

Poker Rooms Around in the World: Four of the Best

In this article we list four of the top poker rooms that can be found across the world. These include the Wynn in Las Vegas, the Portomaso Casino in Malta, Dusk Till Dawn in the UK, and Holland Casino in Amsterdam.

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RecPoker | Ep 204 – Dutch Boyd

RecPoker | Ep 204 – Dutch Boyd

On this episode of the RecPoker Podcast, the panel speaks with 3-time WSOP bracelet winner Dutch Boyd. After receiving substantial media attention during his deep run on the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event, where he finished in 12th place, Dutch went on to found a group of young poker players called The Crew that achieved notable success.

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Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #364: Short and Sweet

Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #364: Short and Sweet

On Episode #364 of the Top Pair Home Game Poker podcast, Robbie discusses his final in-person home game before lockdown while Bruce reflects on the beauty of off-felt friendships created by home games.

Plus, Ben Ludlow’s final One Outer, as he wishes the podcast audience farewell.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/29/20): Darvin Moon Tribute

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/29/20): Darvin Moon Tribute

To honor the passing of the late Darvin Moon, Bernard Lee relives his two interviews with the beloved Maryland logger, which took place back in 2009 and 2010.

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5 Great Poker Magazines Worth Reading

5 Great Poker Magazines Worth Reading

Extra, extra read all about it… not online, but in a poker magazine. There are a few great poker magazines out there these days and they contain fantastic articles, strategy pieces, and in-depth poker content. You should certainly flip through a few when you’ve got the time but we encourage you to pick one and subscribe. Which one? Take your pick…

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An In-Depth Interview with Fedor Holz about Pokercode and Impacting the Future

An In-Depth Interview with Fedor Holz about Pokercode and Impacting the Future

On the cusp of launching Pokercode, a first-of-its kind poker training community, Fedor Holz joins us for an interview. Beyond telling us all about the new product, he shares what fuels him now that he’s reached the pinnacle of poker.

Some inspiring answers from a 20-something who on the one hand has already accomplished so much, but on the other hand has big dreams left to fulfill with his whole life still ahead of him.

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Poker Tips By George: Be More Aggressive Post-flop

Poker Tips By George: Be More Aggressive Post-flop

Aggression is important in limit hold’em, but sometimes it’s so critical post-flop that it can make the difference between just breaking even versus having a profitable session.

We recommend that you heed the advice of our Senior contributor George Epstein on this matter, as his years of experience playing limit hold’em have taught him plenty.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/22/20): AJ Kelsall

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/22/20): AJ Kelsall

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 World Series of Poker Global Casino Championship Winner, AJ Kelsall.

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Top 5 Canadian Poker Players under the Age of 35

Top 5 Canadian Poker Players under the Age of 35

Listing five of the top professional Canadian poker players under age 35. In this article we’ll get to know a little bit of background info about Jaime Staples, Kristen Bicknell, Timothy Adams, Jonathan Duhamel, and Mike McDonald.

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Solvers: The Death of Online Poker?

Solvers: The Death of Online Poker?

As cases emerge of professional poker players using solvers in real time while playing poker online, longtime pro Chris Wallace worries that situations like these may be the death knell for the game as we know it.

In this op-ed, Wallace explains the online poker ecology and how solvers are bad for it in multiple ways.

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Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #363: The Tilt Boys

Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #363: The Tilt Boys

Robbie and Bruce interview Dave Lambert and Paul Swiencicki, two members of the legendary Tiltboys poker group, who tell amazing stories of the groups 25+ years of home game hi-jinks.

Well known members of the group include Phil Gordon, Rafe Furst, and Perry Friedman.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/15/20): Linda Johnson

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/15/20): Linda Johnson

On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews the First Lady of Poker, Linda Johnson, as she remembers he dear friend and fellow Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton.

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Interview with Stoyan Madanzhiev, 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Main Event Champion

Interview with Stoyan Madanzhiev, 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Main Event Champion

Stoyan Madanzhiev just took down the richest ever prize in the history of online poker, with a win in the 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Main Event.

In this interview, we get to know the Bulgarian poker champion a little bit better.

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Interview with PokerStars Head of Game Integrity Baard Dahl

Interview with PokerStars Head of Game Integrity Baard Dahl

In this exclusive interview with Baard Dahl, Head of PokerStars’ Game Integrity Department, we discuss the nature of his team’s investigations against bots and collusion.

Baard also tells us about his professional background, shares his thoughts about the continuous progress in artificial intelligence, and reveals some fascinating insights about how his team works to ensure the security of online poker gameplay.

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3 Top Tips for Switching from Physical Card Rooms to Online Poker

3 Top Tips for Switching from Physical Card Rooms to Online Poker

Many people who’ve exclusively stuck to playing poker in a live setting are beginning to transition to online poker play. This brief guide offers some tips for how to make the transition successfully.

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PokerBros RNG Review: Ensuring Fair and Random Online Poker Games

PokerBros RNG Review: Ensuring Fair and Random Online Poker Games

In this editorial, Ivan Potocki explains why the PokerBros Random Number Generator is legitimate. He does so by detailing how RNGs work at online poker sites, as well as how they’re independently tested by reputable organizations.

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Pot Committed Or Not? Top 3 Things To Consider

Pot Committed Or Not? Top 3 Things To Consider

While being mathematically pot committed makes decision making simple at the poker table, it’s important to know how you got to that stage and recognize if the maths truly work out.

Tadas Peckaitis gives some good advice in this article with regard to what being pot committed in poker truly means.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/8/20): Tribute to Mike Sexton

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/8/20): Tribute to Mike Sexton

Bernard Lee relives his 2016 interview with Mike Sexton, in tribute to Mike’s recent passing on September 6, 2020. The interview took place just after Mike won his World Poker Tour title in Montreal.

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Interview with Westgate Las Vegas Poker Room Manager Mark Selby

Interview with Westgate Las Vegas Poker Room Manager Mark Selby

With the Westgate Las Vegas poker room finally set to reopen after being shuttered for half a year, we speak with the poker room manager Mark Selby to get a more detailed look at what to expect.

Mark gives us the exclusive and shares his thoughts on what it’s like for him and his staff to be back to work after all this time.

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RecPoker | Ep 198 – Jack Laskey & Zach Resnick

RecPoker | Ep 198 – Jack Laskey & Zach Resnick

Jackson Laskey and Zachary Resnick, the founding team of the Just Hands Podcast, join the Rec Poker crew for a great discussion about learning and studying poker, transitioning from live to online poker play, and a hand breakdown.

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Committing Confused Chips Is Costly in Poker

Committing Confused Chips Is Costly in Poker

In poker, you’ll sometimes be so blinded by the strength of your own holdings that you won’t be thinking clearly about why you’re committing chips to the pot. This often comes at a price, writes Sky Matsuhashi.

Sky advocates that you cannot allow yourself to become confused with regard to why you’re committing chips to the pot and continuing on in the hand until its conclusion.

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Poker Tips By George: Be More Aggressive Pre-flop

Poker Tips By George: Be More Aggressive Pre-flop

Aggression is important in limit hold’em, but sometimes it’s so critical that it can make the difference between just breaking even versus having a profitable session.

We recommend that you heed the advice of our Senior contributor George Epstein on this matter, as his years of experience playing limit hold’em have taught him plenty.

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RecPoker | Ep 196 Matt Hunt (part 2)

RecPoker | Ep 196 Matt Hunt (part 2)

This is part two of a two-part conversation with Matt Hunt. Matt is a professional poker player and coach from the UK, currently living in Las Vegas.

As a poker coach, he specializes in MTT math and ICM concepts, short-stacked play, exploration of the No-Limit Hold’em game tree through GTO solver research, and the cognitive role of language in poker decision-making.

Recently Matt has been active on social media discussing his own journey with depression and anxiety, and helping for a community for those also struggling with mental health issues.

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Top 3 Beginner Tips for 2-7 Triple Draw Poker

Top 3 Beginner Tips for 2-7 Triple Draw Poker

Tadas Peckaitis shares three solid tips for beginners who are giving 2-7 Triple Draw a try. While it isn’t the most popular poker variant, it’s still fun and enjoyable, so it never hurts to have the fundamentals down to ensure you can be a profitable player when opportunities arise to give the game a try.

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Where’s the best place to play casino poker in the UK?

Where’s the best place to play casino poker in the UK?

Calum Grant shares his top picks for casinos in which to play poker throughout the UK. With great venues in London, Cardiff, Nottingham, and Glasgow, there are plenty of great places in the UK in which to get your gamble on and have a grand time playing poker.

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How to Change Gears against Four Different Poker Player Types

How to Change Gears against Four Different Poker Player Types

Knowing how to change gears effectively is a skill that successful poker players absolutely must have in their arsenal. In this article, contributed by BeastsofPoker.com, we teach you how to change gears and play the best type of poker style against four of the most common types of players you’ll find at the tables.

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5 Important Poker Tips for Beginners

5 Important Poker Tips for Beginners

Poker can be an intimidating game for beginners. So much to learn and be aware of at the tables, so many more experienced opponents. But never fear, we’ve got five great tips for you to help you start out on the right foot.

To be sure, you’re not going to master the game in an instant; it takes time, patience, and experience. But our tips will help you get your foot in the door and enjoying poker play on solid ground.

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Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #362: The Home Game Call of the Century

Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #362: The Home Game Call of the Century

Home game recaps featuring the “home game poker call of the century” as Maurice and Moe squared off in badeucey; it’s a story you HAVE to hear.

Plus, George Chao of BBO Poker Tables talks about the future of live poker in the U.S., and Ben Ludlow brings the laughs and the heat in this episode’s One Outer as he recaps the 2020 summer of online poker, and what he misses from “real world poker.”

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Are Poker Players Still Shunning Physical Casinos?

Are Poker Players Still Shunning Physical Casinos?

Physical casinos may be open around the world, but are poker players returning? While the demand to play live poker is certainly there, the question is whether they’re ready to head back to land-based casinos to scratch their itch to play.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/1/20): Norman Chad

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/1/20): Norman Chad

Bernard Lee speaks with the longtime beloved World Series of Poker commentator, Norman Chad. The pair discuss the 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series and Norman’s deep run in Event #28, from a hotel room in Stateline, Nevada.

They also discuss Norman’s depression during the COVID-19 pandemic, as he’s been away from his wife for many months and lost his beloved dog Daisy.

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Poker Tips by George: Walk More; Win More

Poker Tips by George: Walk More; Win More

Our Senior contributor George Epstein has some great advice for improving at poker: walk more!

Not only will the physical activity be good for your body and your brain, but that will in turn likely lead to increased profits at the tables.

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Poker Tips By George: The Squeeze Play and the Esther Bluff

Poker Tips By George: The Squeeze Play and the Esther Bluff

Our Senior contributor George Epstein explains the squeeze play and Esther Bluff concepts with a little help from Poker Hall of Famer Linda Johnson. He then specifically details how the concepts can be used to win while playing his favorite variant, limit hold’em.

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What Qualities Define a Great Poker Player?

What Qualities Define a Great Poker Player?

A number of qualities are common among poker’s great players, but there are a select few that are critical for someone to have to truly be considered a successful player over the long term. These include: discipline, unbiased thinking, and knowing when to call it quits.

We go into more detail in this article.

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3 Tips for Razz Poker – How to Get Started

3 Tips for Razz Poker – How to Get Started

Tadas Peckaitis lists three great tips to help you boost your basic poker strategy in razz. A stud game with only niche popularity, it’s critical to have a grasp of the fundamentals in this poker variant, otherwise you’ll get fleeced at the tables!

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How online poker helped pave the way for the success of esports

How online poker helped pave the way for the success of esports

The growth and development of online poker is one of the contributing factors to the success of esports in recent years. In this article we take a look at how online poker has positively influenced esports.

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RecPoker | Ep 194 Matt Hunt (past 1)

RecPoker | Ep 194 Matt Hunt (past 1)

This is part one of a two-part conversation with Matt Hunt. Matt is a professional poker player and coach from the UK, currently living in Las Vegas.

As a poker coach, he specializes in MTT math and ICM concepts, short-stacked play, exploration of the No-Limit Hold’em game tree through GTO solver research, and the cognitive role of language in poker decision-making.

Recently Matt has been active on social media discussing his own journey with depression and anxiety, and helping for a community for those also struggling with mental health issues.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/25/20): Nick “samadhi” Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/25/20): Nick “samadhi” Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet winner, Nick Binger, discussing his second WSOP bracelet win. Nick also discusses his role as lead instructor for LearnWPT.

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15 Upswing Poker Coaches and the Skills They’ll Help You Master

15 Upswing Poker Coaches and the Skills They’ll Help You Master

Upswing Poker is home to a 15-person roster of incredibly well-regarded poker coaches, from site founders Doug Polk and Ryan Fee on down the line. As a whole, the Upswing Poker coaching roster teaches a variety of different poker skills across multiple game variants.

Geoff Fisk dives deep to break down exactly what you can expect from each exceptional poker coach in Upswing Poker’s suite of offerings.

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The Poker Forge Training Course: A Review

The Poker Forge is a poker training site set up by Sky Matsuhashi. While he may not be the biggest name, Matsuhashi has been a successful online poker player for over a decade and a half. He’s also a phenomenal instructor and this is apparent via the excellent poker training materials he has developed and constructed on offer in The Poker Forge.

The pricing point is excellent, making The Poker Forge a very worthwhile investment for those looking to become serious about the poker play and take the study process seriously.

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Top 3 Tips for Choosing Best Poker Chips for Your Home Games

Top 3 Tips for Choosing Best Poker Chips for Your Home Games

Home game poker chip selection might not be something you put too much thought into, but as Tadas Peckaitis explains, there’s certainly value to doing so.

Here are his top three tips for choosing the best poker chips with which to play in your home games.

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