Doug Polk’s Thoughts on Twitch Poker in 2017

Twitch continues to grow and flourish, while poker finds itself on the upswing in 2017. What’s in store on the Twitch Poker front this year?

Doug Polk, one of the most popular streamers on both YouTube and Twitch, checks in with his thoughts in an exclusive to the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog.

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12 Great Tips for Every Poker Beginner to Follow

It can be daunting to be a poker beginner, especially in this day and age when there are so many incredibly successful players out there.

Nonetheless, achieving poker success is possibly for beginners, too. You just have to know where to start and how to get on the right path.

We suggest that beginners start with the 12 tips we list in this article.

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Interview with Clare Fitzgerald of Casino City

On Episode 278 of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, my co-host, Bruce Briggs, and I interviewed Clare Fitzgerald, the Copy Chief at Casino City.

As she’s relatively new to the poker world, it was quite intriguing to follow her path from “completely unfamiliar” to “very into” the game we all know and love. Listen to the entirety of Episode 278 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Clare starting at the 23:33-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript.

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5 Reasons Why January is the Best Time of Year for Poker Fans

While the World Series of Poker is universally acknowledged as the focal point of the poker year, January is arguably the best time of the year to be a poker fan.

There are plenty of reasons why this is the case, but we’ve narrowed them down to the top five. We’re pretty sure that you’ll be nodding right along after you get to the bottom of the list.

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Top 10 Poker Predictions for 2017

With 2017 upon us, the time is ripe to see if we can predict what the poker world has in store for us in the New Year.

With everyone from Phil Ivey to Phil Galfond having the potential to make moves, and online poker mergers, liquidity, and legalization discussions always buzzing, here’s what one poker writer thinks is likely to happen in the coming year.

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Here’s How partypoker Can Become Relevant Again

These days, when you think “online poker room” you probably only think about PokerStars. It makes sense; after all, they’re the world leader by far. 888poker might also come to mind, as a solid #2. But what ever happened to partypoker? They used to be the dominant force in the online poker marketplace. Nowadays? They’re a distant seventh place…

For partypoker to become more relevant and join in the conversation again, they ought to try some new strategies like the ones outlines in this op-ed.

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