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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
If you want people to play online poker, they need to know about it in the first place. I noticed something incredibly particular about the offline advertising for online poker in New Jersey while driving around the state for the better part of last month. The details follow in this blog post. Read it if you want to know why more people in New Jersey aren’t playing online poker.