There’s a lot of talk these days about the convergence between poker and e-sports. Who better to speak with to get an opinion on the matter, then, than a veteran of both. PokerStars Pro Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier fits that bill perfectly, and he was kind enough to grant us this exclusive interview on the subject.
PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree often gets asked her opinion on women in poker.
In this second (and final) part of our exclusive interview with her from the 2017 PokerStars Championship Barcelona, Liv opens up on what it’s like to be a female professional poker player and offers suggestions on what else could be done to bring more women into the game.
Liv Boeree is far more than just a successful poker player and sponsored PokerStars Pro. Her academic brilliance shines forth through her actions, namely her work to increase effective altruism.
In part one of our exclusive interview with Liv, she tells us about how she’s been working hard to leverage her successful poker career to make the world a better place.
Are you one of the tens of thousands of people who regularly watch Jaime Staples’ vlog? As you can imagine, the PokerStars Online Pro can’t do it all alone; he’s got a whole team assisting him crank out awesome content on a regular basis. The vlog, though? That’s all his brother Chris.
We had a nice long chat with Chris Staples, the maestro responsible for crafting his brother Jaime’s popular vlog. He gave a us an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to put it all together. Enjoy!
As PokerStars prepares for a beta launch of PowerUp, Cardplayer Lifestyle was recently given an opportunity to speak with Severin Rasset, Director of Poker Innovation and Operations at PokerStars.
We asked him about PowerUp’s role in the relationship between traditional poker, the increasing audio/visual complexity of modern gaming, and what the relationship between them means for the future of the game we love.
We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview.
The much-hyped PokerStars PowerUp game has finally made its official debut. We had a chance to test it at a special media event during the PokerStars Championship Barcelona festival.
Here’s an explanation of the new game, our thoughts about PowerUp and the general idea of e-sports mixed with poker, and our opinion on what effect the game’s debut will have on the greater poker ecosystem.