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3 Types of Publicity That Poker Does Not Need Right Now

Poker has been on the upswing in recent years. With so much going for it, there’s been a lot of talk in the poker community about what’s good for poker. With that said, we’re pretty sure there’s universal agreement on the types of things that would be classified as bad for poker.

Here’s a list of three hypothetical situations that would undeniably set poker back in its quest for mainstream recognition and acceptance. Let’s hope they can be avoided!

Igor and Liv Barcelona

My First Time Watching Someone Win a Million

Bradley Chalupski had never attended a professional poker tournament series before. His first experience was covering the 2017 PokerStars Championship Barcelona.

In this post, he explains to us what it was like, including watching Igor Kurganov win a million and all the emotions that accompany that.

We hope you enjoy this unique perspective on what has become quite a commonplace occurrence.

Poker home game

5 Big-Time Events for Home Game Poker Players

Meeting poker celebs, playing in WSOP events, poker trips to Vegas… all of that sounds like a dream life (or bucket list items) to the typical home game poker hero. If and when you’re fortunate enough to have a chance to experience any of those, it’s a pretty big deal!

Check out our list of big-time events for home game players and let us know if you feel we ought to add any more!