3 Ways for 888poker to Better Compete with PokerStars

When you think online poker, you don’t just think “PokerStars” anymore. Still the far-and-away #1 in the business, PokerStars could see some real competition from the thus-far-also-rans, like 888poker, if the latter pick up their game.

We’ve got some suggestions for just how 888poker could become a more serious competitor to the world’s largest poker site. Have a look.

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Raising the Stakes? Be Sure You’ve Got the Right Poker Table

Mention the phrase “home game” to any recreational poker player and you’re sure to bring a smile to their face. Each and every poker fan has visions of fun poker nights with their buddies. But what table are you envisioning in that picture?

Depending on the stakes you play for, and how far along you are in your “home game journey”, you want to be sure you have the appropriate setting, and playing surface, on which to create those fun memories.

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Interview with Poker’s #1 Celebrity Liaison Traci Szymanski

We’re happy to bring you an exclusive, very special interview with Traci Szymanski, the world’s #1 celebrity poker liaison. She’s done a tremendous job helping to promote poker to the mainstream over the years via exposing celebrities to the game, mainly at charity poker events. BIG celebrities!

Yet, Traci’s work has all been done behind the scenes, with the celebrities, charities, and big name poker players naturally taking the spotlight. Now, finally, it’s time for Traci to get some much deserved spotlight of her own.

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Get to Know the Poker Writer: Alex Weldon

Next up in our ongoing “Get to Know the Poker Writer” series is Alex Weldon, a Canadian poker writer whose work people are most familiar with on PartTimePoker.com. Known for being one of the more open poker writers in the industry, Alex rarely, if ever, holds back from voicing his opinion.

Alex’s openness extended into this interview as well, where he revealed a unique and eclectic job history as well as a very detailed account of his dealing with depression.

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Fantasy GPL? I Wouldn’t Bet On It

Not everyone is convinced that the Global Poker League will engender a frenzy of betting on poker players and teams.

This op-ed posits that further fan engagement is needed before betting on poker becomes the norm. Read on to understand why.

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Did Jason Somerville’s CNBC Appearance Help or Hurt Online Poker’s Image?

There’s much to be lauded about Jason Somerville’s efforts to get online poker regulated in the U.S. Recently, however, he made a CNBC appearance that had even some of his biggest fans wondering if he made the best possible impression – visually speaking.

This op-ed asks if the image we had of Jason Somerville on CNBC helps or hurts online poker’s chances of getting regulated. What do you think?

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