The Virtual Rail

Nothing bonds a group of friends together like playing in the same home game for years. When one of the players heads out to play in a big-time poker tournament, it goes without saying that the rest of the bunch will rally to support him. Often, however, it’s not possible to rail in person.

This is the story of how a group of home game players in Israel rallied together to virtually rail their buddy, Amnon Eisner (on WhatsApp), while he was playing in the 2017 Philadelphia Poker Classic Main Event, almost 6,000 miles away.

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6 Tips for Successfully Transitioning from Live to Online Poker

Many younger poker players started playing online and eventually transitioned to the live poker arena. There are, however, plenty of longtime live poker players who’ve never really played much online and might be hesitant to give it a chance.

If you’re thinking about dipping your toes in the online poker waters for the first time, it pays – literally – to be prepared. As such, we’ve prepared a list of six helpful tips that will help m=you make a smooth transition from live to online poker play.

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Poker In London: Live Poker Room Reviews (Part 3)

This is the final installment in a three-part series that reviews London’s major poker rooms. As the first two parts of this series have illustrated, London is certainly one of the top poker destinations in Europe.

This last part of the series includes specific reviews of “the Vic” (i.e., The Poker Room at the Victoria Grosvenor Casino) as well as four other, more minor, poker rooms in London.

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Poker In London: Live Poker Room Reviews (Part 2)

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.

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Poker In London: Live Poker Room Reviews (Part 1)

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.

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5 Places Every Poker Player MUST Visit When in London

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!

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