How It Feels to Take My Longest Break From Poker

Every so often, taking a break from playing poker is healthy thing to do. Some grinders, however, have never done so.

Zach Resnick hasn’t taken a break from playing poker for longer than three weeks. He’s in the midst of what will be a two-month-long break, while in Jordan, a country that doesn’t allow gambling.

Read all about how Zach is dealing with this situation and how he’s decided to fill his time.

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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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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.

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Introduction to Online Casinos

Online casinos continue to grow in popularity from year to year. Many brands with online poker rooms also offer online casino games to patrons – even ones that had exclusively only offered poker for many years, like PokerStars. If you’re curious as to what all of the fuss is about and what it is that makes people keep on coming back to play at online casinos, we invite you to read this guide.

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