Think back to the most fun you ever had playing poker. Nice, eh?
Well, I recently had an experience that fits that description, playing in $4/$8 Dealer’s Choice mixed games with a group of like-minded poker lovers in the heart of Las Vegas.
I tried to capture the experience in words (and pictures), but to truly understand the joy we had, you have to experience it yourself firsthand. Hopefully, reading this account will encourage you to do just that.
It can be quite helpful to see if you can spot tells that will assist you with gauging the relative strength or weakness of your opponents’ holdings at a live poker table.
In this article, we list 5 proven tells that usually indicate that weakness in your poker opponents. Some of them might be familiar to you, while others might be new, but they’re all reliable.
On my recent trip to Las Vegas to attend the WSOP for the second time, I made sure that a visit to Poker Central headquarters would be a part of my itinerary. After having met some of the good folks there, I came away indelibly impressed.
Here, then, is the story of the people who work so hard at Poker Central to bring you top-notch poker entertainment 24/7.
Anyone who has ever been to the WSOP knows the sounds and sights of the Rio’s hallways. Along with the throngs of poker players bustling about, there are numerous salespeople hawking items to passersby. It turns out that many of them are Israeli.
These people are more than just vendors though. They’re hardworking people, each with their own stories. Being American-Israeli myself, I decided to get to know them better and bring their stories to light. Perhaps you’ll look at them a bit differently after reading this article.
I’ve often “lurked around”, watching Daniel Negreanu play at live poker events. I’ve also particularly enjoyed the Kid Poker documentary produced about his life. The reason? Well, frankly I’ve just found him to be an inspiring individual.
Eventually, after hanging around watching him for so long, you have a “story” like this one that you want to share with people.
When playing live poker, it’s helpful to see if you can spot tells that will assist you with gauging the relative strength or weakness of your opponents’ holdings.
We’ve listed 5 reliable tells that typically indicate that your poker opponents are strong in a particular spot. See which of them you’re already familiar with and which might be new to you.
James Taylor is the man responsible for producing Daniel Negreanu’s daily vlogs at the 2017 WSOP. He was kind enough to grant us an interview during which we got an exclusive behind-the-scenes picture and description of the work involved in putting together the final product we see each day.
We hope you enjoy listening + a transcript is provided for your convenience.
The wait is over! After years of only having been able to purchase WSOP-branded goods and paraphernalia in person at the temporary souvenir shop set up at the Rio each summer, poker fans can now order WSOP-branded merchandise online all-year-round, right from the comfort of their homes.
Visit shop.wsop.com today to place your orders!
Walk into most land-based casinos and you’ll find both poker and blackjack being spread. With both among the most popular gambling games out there, in this article we take a look at the histories of each, and then compare and contrast blackjack vs. poker.
It’s important to understand the differences and nuances of each game when deciding which is the right one for you to play.
Pretty much any and every poker fan, no matter how casual, recognizes the name Doyle Brunson. The unmistakable cowboy hat sitting atop that ever-smiling face; poker’s living legend truly is one-of-a-kind.
I was fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to be introduced to Mr. Brunson. I’d just like to reflect on and share what that was like. In a nutshell: incredible. I’m grateful for a memory that will last a lifetime.