About Us

Robbie Strazynski

Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog founder Robbie Strazynski

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog is 100% independent and unaffiliated in any way, shape or form with Card Player Magazine.

Founded in 2009, the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog has become one of the Web’s go-to sources for live and online poker stories, engaging poker lifestyle pieces, fascinating poker op-eds, interviews with top poker personalities, top-notch poker strategy articles, and poker vacation information. Our site features pieces about big name poker pros and top-tier poker tournaments, as well as stories about fascinating lesser-known happenings in the poker world that casual fans don’t always get to hear about. Cardplayer Lifestyle is recognized as one of the world’s top poker blogs and has grown to be a top online destination for recreational poker players.

Our Founder – Robbie Strazynski

All content published on the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog passes through the desk of Robbie Strazynski, our founder and chief poker writer. Well-known throughout the poker community for his writing, Robbie has written about all sorts of poker disciplines and has contributed to a number of other publications, both online and in print. These include PokerUpdateTitan Poker, All In Magazine, Casino Affiliate Programs, the Hendon Mob, Calvinayre.com, the Times of Israel as well as for iGBAffiliate Magazine and their gaming industry blog. He has also helped to raise thousands of dollars for worthy causes by running many successful charity poker events.

A former travel writer who makes frequent visits to poker hubs around the world, Robbie is a longtime poker player who “lives the cardplayer lifestyle” that this site promotes. Broadening his poker horizons, in June 2014, Robbie joined the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast as co-host. Finally, Robbie also co-created the Poker Notes Live mobile app, which enables poker players to take quick, efficient notes on their opponents and improve their live poker performance.

Cardplayer Lifestyle’s Poker Writers

Our contributors churn out great poker content on a regular basis. If you love poker as much as we do and would like a platform via which to express your ideas and share them with thousands of fellow poker fans, please send an email with your proposed topic(s), previous poker-related writing samples, and a little background info about yourself to: robbie@cardplayerlifestyle.com.