Proponents of online poker would love nothing more than to see it legalized and regulated in as many jurisdictions as possible. The problem many lawmakers seem to have, however, is that they lump online poker together with online casino gaming when, in fact, the two are quite different from one another.
We list three of the main differences for regulators to consider.
The all-time money list will always be a hot topic of discussion in the poker world. With the amounts won and places occupied by the players constantly in flux due to numerous high roller events taking place around the world each year, we take a quick snapshot at the current top five names on the list, how much they’ve won, and how they got there.
Along with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently interviewed Remko Rinkema, the Senior Editor at Poker Central. Among the many topics, we of course talked plenty about his background in home games and mixed games – som great stories in here!
Listen to the entirety of Episode 280 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Remko starting at the 19:24-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript.
Live poker grinder Andrew Neeme has risen to superstardom as a first-rate poker vlogger over the last few months. Amassing over 50,000 subscribers, he’s strung together a series of dozens of videos that provide a never-before-seen window into the poker lifestyle of a Vegas grinder.
Andrew was gracious enough to grant us this feature-length interview in which we covered a whole range of subjects, well beyond just his vlogging. His is a story we’re absolutely certain you’ll enjoy reading.
If you’ve always wanted the chance to get some top-level instruction from professional poker players in order to help you improve your game, you should sign up for the live coaching event being held by Just Hands Poker and Thinking Poker on March 25-26.
Among the benefits: live running commentary of your $1/2 game at a professional RFID poker table, replays of your live sessions on Twitch, a drill down analysis from the pros of your strengths and weaknesses at the tables, as well as lunch + meet and greet opportunities with Andrew Brokos & Nate Meyvis of Thinking Poker and Zach Resnick & Jackson Laskey of Just Hands Poker.
Mike Leah has been a top professional poker player for close to a decade now. He continues his winning ways and still has plenty of motivation to win big at poker.
In this interview, we cover topics ranging from Mike’s latest wins to his 2017 poker goals, and ask him about his new PPI Poker sponsorship deal.
Finally the world decides to pay attention to poker, but the story they’re interested in is that Libratus, an artificial intelligence program devised by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, beat humans at the game. How sad.
Sometimes you have to swim against the tide. With mainstream media shouting to the heavens that “humans are doomed at poker”, I felt the need to pen an op-ed in defense of humanity. Let’s not forget what makes poker so engaging and enjoyable: it’s the PEOPLE! That’s what the world ought to be paying more attention to.
This is the second in a three-part series that reviews London’s major poker rooms. With a well-established, vibrant, thriving poker scene, London is certainly one of the top poker destinations in Europe.
This second installment in the series includes specific reviews of the PokerStars Live poker room at the Hippodrome Casino as well as the Empire poker room, both located in London’s central Leicester Square.
This is the first in a 3-part series that reviews London’s major poker rooms. With a well-established, vibrant, thriving poker scene, London is certainly one of the top poker destinations in Europe.
This first installment in the series gives a general overview of the London poker scene, as well as a review of the city’s largest poker room: Aspers.
This is the first of six $100 giveaway contests on Cardplayer Lifestyle in 2017. From among the many participants who sent in videos of themselves, we chose the four who told the best bad beat stories.
The finalists were then voted upon via Twitter poll, and Shimi “the Fish” Weiss emerged the winner. Be sure to check out his “winning” bad beat poker video.