Get to Know the Poker Media: Brian Saslavchik

Poker is a universally appreciated game played all over the world. As such, the media coverage it gets is in numerous languages, not just English. When it comes to Spanish-language coverage, Brian Saslavchik has it covered, as he’s the General Coordinator of CardPlayer Latin America.

Brian is the latest interviewee in our “Get to Know the Poker Media” series. Once you read his story, you’ll certainly have a deeper appreciation of his work as well as of Spanish-language poker coverage in Latin America in general.

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Doug Polk Boldly Steps into the Poker Spotlight with $10K Bankroll Challenge

Casual poker fans may not yet be familiar with the name Doug Polk, but the successful live and online pro has really been making a name for himself over the last few years. Having won millions of dollars and a couple of WSOP bracelets, Polk recently stepped into the role of poker content creator and has been entertaining legions of fans on Twitch and YouTube, as well as on the site he co-founded, Upswing Poker.

Today, Polk begins what might perhaps be his biggest challenge yet, aiming to turn an online poker bankroll of $100 into $10,000. While the feat has been accomplished before, it’s never been attempted in today’s game, which is stocked full of sharks and well-educated grinders.

Read on to learn more about Polk and his bold bankroll challenge.

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Lane Anderson

While poker will always be an American game, our neighbors up in the Great White North have plenty to contribute at and away from the felt. One such contributor is Lane Anderson, best known as the Editor of PokerNews Canada.

Let’s learn more about him and what brought him to the game we all know and love, and keep in mind the important message about women in poker that he wants all poker players to be more aware of.

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Steve Ruddock

One of poker’s great writers, Steve Ruddock, is the subject of our next “Get to Know the Poker Media” interview. Learn all about the man who has excelled in producing top poker content on every subject including poker history, legal and regulatory developments in the online poker world, and much more.

As with all great poker writer’s, Steve’s backstory is an interesting one, and I’m sure you’ll enjoy reading about him and his pursuits aside from poker writing.

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5 Top Poker Songs and What They Are Really About

Next time you sit down to play a long poker session, be sure you have your poker song playlist ready. Arguably, there’s no better forum in which to listen to these songs.

Beyond that, though, perhaps you want to know more about some of the most popular poker songs ever created? We’ve got you covered in this blog post.

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Interview with PokerStars’ Director of Poker Communications Lee Jones

Along with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently interviewed Lee Jones, the Director of Poker Communications at PokerStars. Lee is also a publisher poker book author and, of course, a home game enthusiast. He tells us some home game tales, as well as all about his role as a “Poker Evangelist” in Episode 267 of our podcast. Listen to the whole episode, which includes the interview with Lee starting at the 18-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript.

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