With poker vloggers like Andrew Neeme and Brad Owen now driving poker’s growth, Connor Whiteley suggests that a new poker boom is underway, thanks to the mass production of new types of content.
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When it comes to gauging which version of poker you’re more likely to be successful at, live poker tends to beat online poker. In this article, we’ll explain the reasons why.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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As Mike Sexton, one of poker’s greatest ambassadors, fights for his life in hospice, I take a moment to pay tribute and share the story of the time I got to interview him at the World Series of Poker back in 2016.
We love you, Mike.
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In this op-ed, I list a handful of attitudes and behaviors that have taken hold over time within the poker community that I’ve found to be quite bothersome, negative, and counterproductive. I also list suggestions for how these behaviors and attitudes could improve for the greater benefit of the individuals and organizations that comprise the poker community.
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The 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series is unlike any previous World Series of Poker and while it has certainly had its challenges, there have been a lot of positives going for it, too.
In this op-ed, Calum Grant lists his top five reasons why the 2020 WSOP Online has been a success, including increased accessibility, Ryan Depaulo, and more.
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In this op-ed, Chris Wallace shares the details of his years-long experiences facing Mike Matusow at both the online and physical felt.
This is a detailed look at who the real Mike Matusow is from someone intimately familiar with him, as well as a strongly worded, personal plea to the poker community to leave Mike alone rather than amass to root against him and watch him struggle.
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Sheldon Adelson has long been opposed to legalizing online poker in the United States on a federal level. As his opposition is perhaps the biggest obstacle to that occurring, this letter is an open invitation asking that he reconsider his position and instead work together with poker industry experts to help facilitate legislation in favor.
Moving forward from the status quo must begin with an open and honest discussion. This letter represents a true olive branch, acknowledging Mr. Adelson’s concerns, and earnestly hoping to achieve the start of genuine engagement.
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Wouldn’t it be something if it could be scientifically proven that playing poker prevents Alzheimer’s disease from taking hold? That’s the hypothesis from our Senior contributor George Epstein based on his anecdotal evidence, but he is looking for concrete proof.
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Twitter is where it’s at if you’re looking to be a part of the poker community on social media. That said, finding sources of positivity within the community can sometimes be a challenge.
We’ve put together our list of the top 21 accounts you need to follow for positivity in poker. Let us know who else ought to have made the list.
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