Stacking Chips

It’s always fun to see your name in print, so I’m thrilled to have the chance once again, as the all-new STACKING CHIPS insert will hit the stands at the Rio as part of Casino Player magazine’s special 2017 WSOP issue.

Read on for details about what you can expect in there content-wise, as well as who the other contributing writers are. Be sure to pick up your copy – it’s free!

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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 Lab 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 the Upswing Poker Lab.

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Online Poker League

Too many people think online poker is dying. Perhaps the “solution” to that is to shake things up and make it more exciting again, no? Online Poker League has done just that.

In this op-ed, we explain what the Online Poker League is all about and why the concept works so well to encourage more recreational players to play online poker… it’s actually quite simple: it brings fun back to the game!

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Even if online poker isn’t legal and regulated in your jurisdiction, you can still enjoy playing your favorite variants of the game online without money at stake. If you’ve always stuck to Texas Hold’em, perhaps it’s time to broaden your horizons a bit.

Here’s a primer on a number of other popular poker games you might wish to try next time you visit a land-based poker room or play online.

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Florida

While taking a road trip across the United States, Jack Laskey has made it his mission to visit numerous poker rooms. This article is the third in a series that will compare and contrast how poker is played in land-based rooms in different regions across the country.

The third stop on the trip was South Florida, specifically the Palm Beach Kennel Club and Isle Casino Pompano Park. Enjoy the reviews!

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It is with tremendous joy that I’m happy to announce that I’ll be returning to attend the World Series of Poker for the second year in a row.

In this post, I reflect upon my experiences last summer during my first WSOP, including a memorable dinner with some poker legends, as well as upon the year that has transpired since that time.

I’ll be in attendance at the Rio and around Las Vegas meeting great people in poker and scouring for some of the best stories our game has to offer.

Hope to see you there!

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George Chao

Back in August of 2016, together with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I had the opportunity to interview George Chao.

While you might not be familiar with his name, you’ve surely heard about his company – BBO Poker Tables, where they’ve got a wide variety of great poker tables for sale.

Listen to the interview, which starts at the 7:58-minute mark. A transcript is also available.

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