It’s always great to see poker and other card games and board games getting a boost from having numerous related Kicstarter projects continuing to be funded.
For more information on that numbers behind the innovation that keeps driving poker and other games we love, both live and online, we suggest you have a look at this article.
Meeting poker celebs, playing in WSOP events, poker trips to Vegas… all of that sounds like a dream life (or bucket list items) to the typical home game poker hero. If and when you’re fortunate enough to have a chance to experience any of those, it’s a pretty big deal!
Check out our list of big-time events for home game players and let us know if you feel we ought to add any more!
While we all love poker here at Cardplayer Lifestyle, we also realize that general casino gaming is the preferred choice of many who like to gamble. Much as we wish poker was more popular, casino games seem to hold the trump cards.
Here, then, is a list of seven reasons why casino gaming will always be more popular than poker. If you disagree, let us know!
Poker does strange things to people. The concept of time becomes flimsy as you get sucked into the game. Stories of 24-hour sessions certainly aren’t rare, but for those who have them for the first time they’re often quite memorable.
We hope you enjoy Brad Chalupski’s Atlantic City poker degen story; it’s a fun one!
If you’ve ever run in poker circles, you’ve likely heard an Allen Kessler min-cash joke. All kidding aside, however, he’s a damn fine poker player.
James Guill has compiled a list of seven great reasons why poker players ought to aspire to be more like Allen Kessler. Check ’em out!
The Poker Hall of Fame continues to be a source of limitless debate in the poker community. Everything from the list of annual nominees to the ceremony (or lack thereof) is fair game, as James Guill tackles ways in which the Poker Hall of Fame ought to be changed.
See what you think of his seven suggestions. If you agree, show your support by spreading the word!
With the WSOP in the rear-view mirror, it can be tempting to just disconnect and treat this time as a pure vacation.
Poker mental game coach Jared Tendler has other ideas, namely, to maximize the potential of the post-WSOP downtime period through analysis and proper preparation for the coming year.
Who out there wouldn’t be happy to improve their poker game? Well-known pros and WSOP bracelet winners Doug Polk and Ryan Fee have put together a great poker training site in Upswing Poker. In particular, their Advanced Heads-Up Mastery course is a wonderful learning tool to help you improve your poker game.
In a nutshell, we think that signing up for the course is a no-brainer. Check out our full, thorough review of Upswing Poker’s Advanced Heads-Up Mastery course.
It’s always amazing to read success stories from the poker world. One such success story belongs to George Chao, the founder of BBO Poker Tables. In this special blog post, George treats us to the story of how he founded the company and has grown it over the past decade-plus to become the industry leader.
Collaborating with TV and film companies, the World Poker Tour, and even the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, BBO Poker Tables’ is a story you have to read to believe.
At it’s core, poker is very much a game of mathematics. Knowing the numbers, then, and mastering spots in which you can maximize your winning potential can prove to be quite valuable.
In this article, we illustrate the math behind continuation betting and how knowing it can be very advantageous. This is some great poker strategy content that it literally pays to read!