pokerfuse is quite unique in the poker media world as its the rare breed (like this site) that doesn’t use the affiliate revenue model. As such, it’s stood proudly as an independent publication for over half a decade. The founder of said publication is Michael Gentile, with whom I’ve been fortunate enough to have developed quite a relationship over the years.
I’ve always wanted to know the story behind pokerfuse, the other sites and products in the pokerfuse family, and of course, Mike’s personal story as well.
I’m sure you’ll enjoy the story, as told to us by Mike in this latest “Get to Know the Poker Media” interview.
Poker will always continue to be around, but in what form? Will the Global Poker League’s efforts to sportify the game turn it irrevocably into an e-sport or will “pure, traditional poker” and “e-sports poker” exist on separate planes into the future.
That, and many more interesting facets of the issue are discussed and explored in this op-ed.
Poker might have started in the United States, but it’s obviously a global game nowadays. There are plenty of instances where you’ll find foreigners joining you at the tables in poker rooms across America.
Here are a couple stories that happened to me a few years back involving foreigners, which I enjoy telling.
Over the years, numerous people have inquired about becoming contributors to this poker blog. Recently, we got an email that we decided was worth sharing with the audience here. After reading it, you’ll easily understand why we’re happy to have Mack come on board and start occasionalluy contributing to the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog
On the seventh anniversary of this poker blog’s founding, we take the time to thank our longtime fans and express our gratitude for the opportunities we’ve finally gotten to experience after years of hard work. It’s an honor to continue being a contributing part of the poker community. We also announce a special $100 giveaway, exclusive to newsletter subscribers – always happy to give thanks to our loyal supporters!
Looking for some bright ideas as to what to treat yourself to this holiday season? Are you searching for the perfect gift to get your significant other or a friend who absolutely loves poker?
We’ve compiled a list of great poker-themed holiday gift suggestions that we’re sure will bring you and your loved ones some joy and good cheer to mark the end of 2016.
Next time London comes up on your “places to visit” list, be enchanted by the opportunities it offers poker players. We’re specifically referring to the great live poker room action you can find in England’s capital city.
We’ve compiled a list of 5 top places that any poker player quite simply MUST visit next time they find themselves in London. Have a look and be sure to add them to your itinerary!
Recreational poker players aren’t always familiar with terms and strategies employed by the top poker professionals. One such term is “range merging”.
This post provides a primer on what “range merging” means, along with general guidelines about how it’s best employed as a strategy at the poker table.
While poker-themed table games at casinos tend to be scoffed at by poker purists, they can still provide a welcome respite when you’re just looking to get some friendly gamble on and relax. Even poker purists can enjoy games like Casino Hold’em, Three Card Poker, and the like that are spread at land-based and online casinos.
When you think of a home game, you often think of a fun, rowdy crowd of friends enjoying themselves around the poker table. Tight nits tend to be the exception at home games, but sometimes playing tight is precisely the right strategy to employ in order to come out a winner.
Have a look at our reasons why your friends might be playing like nits during a home game.