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Online Poker Players Can Face Problems With The IRS

American citizens have tax reporting requirements on all income worldwide and on all foreign bank accounts with a minimum of $10,000 in them. For many online poker players, then, it’s important to abide by the rules and file taxes with the IRS accordingly.

This post reviews a couple of the main tax issues US citizens face that relate to online poker, and the importance of being the right side of the law. It’s certainly worth a look, even if you’re just a recreational poker player.

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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.

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Raising the Stakes? Be Sure You’ve Got the Right Poker Table

Mention the phrase “home game” to any recreational poker player and you’re sure to bring a smile to their face. Each and every poker fan has visions of fun poker nights with their buddies. But what table are you envisioning in that picture?

Depending on the stakes you play for, and how far along you are in your “home game journey”, you want to be sure you have the appropriate setting, and playing surface, on which to create those fun memories.

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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.