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5 Poker Skills That Help You Succeed in the Antiquing World

While it’s obvious that readers of this blog love poker, we all have other hobbies and activities that we enjoy. Some of us, for instance, are fond of antiquing.

As with many areas in life, skills you hone at the poker table can prove useful away from the felt. If you’re into antiquing, you’ll probably appreciate our list of 5 poker skills that could serve you well as you engage in it.

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?

Can Online Poker Pros Still Make Money on PokerStars After VIP Program Changes?

Late in 2015 PokerStars rolled out a slew of changes to their VIP program. These changes radically altered the “rakeback” that online poker pros would get for their play. With many high-stakes and high-volume professional online poker players dependent on the income they get from promotions such as these, it begs the question as to whether money could still be made once the high rakeback disappeared.

Dan Smith Tweeted out a question that sparked a heated debate over the last few days within the pro community. Read all about it, plus our analysis of the situation. Perhaps it’s no longer possible to make money as an online poker pro on PokerStars?

5 Easy Ways to Collect Money for a WSOP Buy-in

For those of us who harbor the dream of playing in a WSOP event but don’t have the requisite funds to buy in using our own limited bankrolls, it might seem like sitting at a WSOP-branded felt will forever be a pipe dream.

Not so fast! Here are 5 creative ways that you can collect enough money for a WSOP buy-in without having to break your own wallet.

Let us know which of them you like best – or, alternatively – if you’ve got a better idea.

App Review: Probable Poker

There are tons of HUDs out there that have poker odds calculators which can assist you with online poker, but they all run afoul of efforts by operators to ban third-party software. Until now.

Probably Poker runs on your mobile phone, and uses special technology to capture all the action at your online poker table. It then crunches the numbers to give you better info on which to base your next moves.

Read on for a full review of this unique, interesting new poker app.

The PokerStars Machine is Coming. Can They Succeed in NJ?

The titanic vessel that is PokerStars will finally make landfall at at the United States after five long years. The destination? New Jersey. Licensed and regulated, PokerStars NJ is ready to roll. The question is: will they succeed? The marketing experts with boatloads of cash to spend will have their best promotions in place. Americans can rejoice, as they don’t even need to live in New Jersey to play. They just have to be located there. This op-ed examines the potential extent of PokerStars in the Garden State.