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Vanessa Selbst with one of her three WSOP bracelets

Interview with Vanessa Selbst

While playing at EPT Prague, Vanessa Selbst was kind enough to sit with us for a few minutes and grant us an exclusive interview. Poker fans who have followed Vanessa’s career already know that she’s one of the most accomplished pros who has ever played the game. What’s not as well known are Vanessa’s passions away from the felt. This interview explores those topics, specifically Vanessa’s legal and charity work. We hope you enjoy this up-close look at the lifestyle of one of the top poker players in the world.

Amaya PokerStars acquisition

Sadly, Amaya’s PokerStars Acquisition Changes Nothing

Much has been written about how great for poker Amaya’s acquisition of PokerStars is for the game. While that’s true, it’s no game-changer. Not by a long shot. What everyone seems to be forgetting in their excitement is that online poker can’t thrive without one essential ingredient. Sadly, even the world’s largest online poker company cannot supply it at the moment. Read on for more details.

Robert Turner

So You Want to Be a Poker Pro?

Among the millions of recreational poker players out there, almost all of them harbor a hidden dream to play poker professionally. Cardplayer Lifestyle contributor Robert Turner, best known for inventing the game of Omaha, achieved enough poker success to enable him to retire at age 36. He’s played poker for 5 decades and has plenty of wisdom to impart in this blog post to aspiring professional players. Have a read and learn from his experiences.