This is the first in a new series of interviews called “Get to Know the Poker Writer”. Giovanni Angioni volunteered to be the first subject in our series. Whether you’re familiar with his work as the European Editor of PokerNews, know his writing from work he did for other poker outlets, or are completely unfamiliar with him, we know you’ll be interested to discover more about one of poker’s many great writers.
Enjoy, and stay tuned for more installments in the series.
Many fans of poker are also fans of collecting. If that statement describes you, you’ll probably love to know all about the upcoming auction of rare poker books, chips and other memorabilia at Potter & Potter. Slated to take place on May 21st, there are hundreds of unique items up for bid. Learn more in this blog post.
The list of nominees for the 2016 class of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame is in and I have been given the privilege of casting votes to determine who gets enshrined. Read on to understand why I’ve decided to cast all of my votes in favor of Victoria Coren Mitchell, who, in my opinion, is the most deserving of this year’s crop of candidates for induction.
We all know poker’s familiar faces, but some “lesser-knowns” tend to burst on to the scene each year at the World Series of Poker. With the 2016 WSOP on the horizon, it’s time to list some of the top players to watch for, as they see, destined for success and, most likely, the winner’s circle. Have a look and let us know if you agree or disagree with our picks.
Thousands of PokerStars Spin & Go players recently received an email that they’d be getting refunds for having participated in games where the company’s Terms of Service were being violated and online poker play was thusly compromised. While the refunds were issued, which is wonderful, no true explanation was given – and that’s a problem.
Whether you’re a fan of Presidential Suites or are more of a budget conscious traveler, if you’re planning on being in Las Vegas during the 2016 WSOP, you’re going to have to find a good place to rest your head each night. There are plenty of great options out there, so we’ve listed 7 of the top choices you’ve got. Some are obvious, like a Strip hotel, but there are also some off-the-beaten-path options you might never have considered. Go ahead and have a look.
Whether you know him as “Sharkslayerr” or recognize him as the buff dude with the backwards baseball cap, Todd Breyfogle is a force to be reckoned with at the poker tables. He dropped by for a nice interview where we got to learn more about him, as well as some of the keys to his success at the felt over the years. Go on and have a read-through!
Here at Cardplayer Lifestyle we primarily play (and write about) poker, of course, but we do also have a soft spot for all sorts of other card games. In this articles we’ve listed a couple other types of card games (besides poker) that are popular at online casinos. Have a look and let us know what you think.
Way too much ink has been spilled on the status of U.S. online poker regulation. At the end of the day, advocates, naysayers, and passions notwithstanding, it’s lawmakers who will decide on the fate of online poker in the United States. Since Federal regulation isn’t being passed anytime soon, it’s time to take an honest look at a realistic best-case scenario for legalized U.S. online poker. Read on for my assessment.
Webcam poker debuted on the online poker scene years ago, but it hasn’t really caught on. The Global Poker League (GPL) utilizes webcams rather effectively in broadcasting heads-up matched via Twitch live streaming. Will this boost webcam poker play among recreational online poker players? I think there’s only one realistic way this would happen. Read on to find out what that is.