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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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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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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A Poker Community Introspective: 5 Things That Have to Stop

A Poker Community Introspective: 5 Things That Have to Stop

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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Top 5 Reasons Why the 2020 WSOP Online Has Been a Success Thus Far

Top 5 Reasons Why the 2020 WSOP Online Has Been a Success Thus Far

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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Leave Matusow Alone

Leave Matusow Alone

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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Dear Mr. Adelson

Dear Mr. Adelson

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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Poker Tips by George: Alzheimer’s – Can Poker Beat It?

Poker Tips by George: Alzheimer’s – Can Poker Beat It?

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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21 Twitter Accounts You Need to Follow for Poker Positivity

21 Twitter Accounts You Need to Follow for Poker Positivity

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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