The Folly of PokerStars’ Spin & Gos

There’s a heated debate raging in the poker community about whether PokerStars’ new Spin & Gos are good for the game or not. Many regular and professional poker players have voiced their opposition while PokerStars has publicly defended their move. This op-ed piece takes a look at the business and liquidity aspects of the situation and makes some thought-provoking points against PokerStars’ new overall marketing strategy to boot. Curious? Read on for more.

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What’s the Deal with PokerStars These Days?

Lots of big news has been streaming out of PokerStars’ headquarters in the Isle of Man. While the Amaya-owned company seems to have a gameplan in place, many poker players might take umbrage at some of the company’s recent actions. This post details the changes and opines as to why they may have been made. PokerStars’ hallmark has always been listening to the people. Here’s hoping they hear this loud and clear.

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The Five Percent Rule = Online Poker Success

Any poker player, even a recreational one, knows that solid bankroll management is critical to overall success at the tables. This proves true over time whether you primarily play poker online or in a live setting. This post examines a good bankroll management strategy tip: the 5% rule, and extols the benefits of sticking to it.

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7 Places Where Online Poker Will Never Be Legalized

As much as online poker’s proponents keep pushing, there’s probably nothing they can do to get their favorite pastime legalized in certain jurisdictions. We’ve compiled a list of 7 places where it’s practically certain that legal online poker will never see the light of day. Think we’re being pessimistic? Wait until you see the places on this list – we might’ve even left some out!

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Sadly, Amaya’s PokerStars Acquisition Changes Nothing

Much has been written about how great for poker Amaya’s acquisition of PokerStars is for the game. While that’s true, it’s no game-changer. Not by a long shot. What everyone seems to be forgetting in their excitement is that online poker can’t thrive without one essential ingredient. Sadly, even the world’s largest online poker company cannot supply it at the moment. Read on for more details.

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Here’s How to Get More People Playing Online Poker in New Jersey

I believe that the key ingredient to getting more people playing online poker in New Jersey is offline marketing. While online marketing is important, it preaches to the choir. To get more potential recreational players interested, you’ve got to reach their eyeballs in the places they’re looking… and that’s NOT websites that already have to do with gambling. Take to the roads! Confused? Read on to find out what I mean.

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