Why Don’t More Women Play Poker? Leading Poker Ladies Unite for Change

Ever wonder why there are so few women playing live poker? Poker fans would love to see the game boom again and there are tens of thousands of women owho could make this happen, if only they’d summon the courage to step out into the live poker world. In this feature piece, poker’s leading ladies, including all-time women’s leading money winner Vanessa Selbst and Poker Hall of Famer Linda Johnson, united to speak openly about how they’d like to see women advance in the poker world. It is hoped that their voices will be heard far and wide via this article, which I humbly believe has the power to change poker’s status quo.

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Who Will Step Up and Offer the Best Poker Job in the World?

This poker blog post is a follow-up to the successful op-ed I penned a couple months ago, where I proposed an idea for how to revitalize the “dying game of poker”, namely through a contest offering the Best Poker Job in the World. I just had an “aha moment”, however, where I became convinced that the idea could be implemented in a different, and possibly better, more appropriate, way. Want the details? Read on.

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17 Facts We Bet You Never Knew About Phil Ivey

The world’s #1 poker player, Phil Ivey, has been in the news a lot lately. Yet, there’s still a certain privacy he prefers to keep. Undeterred, Cardplayer Lifestyle has spent many hours researching to successfully unearth 17 facts about Phil Ivey that had, until now, remained hidden from the public view. We dug deep to get all the dirt on Phil that you’ve always wanted to read. Go ahead and open Pandora’s Box…

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5 Qualities to Look for in a Online Poker Site

There are dozens upon dozens of online poker sites out there and more are constantly popping up. How to choose which one(s) to play at? Well, there are a number of basic qualities that your selected online poker site should certainly have. Here are 5 main qualities to look for when choosing a site at which to register and play poker online.

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What It’s Like to Get an Interview with Phil Ivey – Behind the Scenes

Many poker fans have probably dreamed about the chance to meet Phil Ivey, the world’s #1 poker player, and thought about what they would ask him if given the opportunity. Over the past few weeks, I’ve essentially lived that dream as I was granted the privilege of interviewing Phil for this poker blog. In this behind-the-scenes blog post, I’ll take you through the entire experience, from the outset until the interview’s publication, and share my thoughts and feelings along the way.

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Fully Secure Online Poker – Is It Possible?

Following the excellent feedback we’ve gotten on his first article here on the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog, A Cyber Security Expert’s Analysis of Online Poker, Eddie Harari was kind enough to contribute this more in-depth piece examining the question of whether or not it’s possible to have a fully secure online poker environment. Mr. Harari has over 25 years of experience in the field and he also plays poker recreationally, both live and online. In addition to an exhaustive review of the prevalent security issues and risk analysis, both on the player and operator sides, he tackles the hot topic of online poker collusion – a MUST-READ!

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