Slowly, but surely, online poker is making a comeback. However you slice it, and regardless of everything working against it, the current state of online poker is quite robust and it’s not disappearing anytime soon. Black Friday is but a blip in the rearview mirror and, albeit slowly, online poker is certainly chugging forward. Have a look at our list of 5 reasons to be optimistic about online poker’s future.
Something’s been bugging me for a while about the poker community. We all share a love of the game and want it to grow. We can all agree that more people exposed to and playing poker would be universally beneficial for players, land-based and online poker room operators, poker media, and poker fans. Numerous great ambassadors for the game – let’s call them “poker evangelists” – work hard to create excellent poker content. They provide people with all the tools needed to help promote poker to the masses. Yet, consumers aren’t taking an active enough role in sharing that great poker content. There are numerous reasons why that needs to change. Starting now.
On episode 233 of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, my co-host, Bruce Briggs, and I interviewed Robert Woolley, fondly known within the poker world as the Poker Grump. He produces boatloads of interesting poker articles, but the podcast interview was all about getting to know him a little better. We hope you enjoy!
We are honored to be the first poker media outlet to ever interview Remko Rinkema. The longtime PokerNews blogger and video presenter has climbed to the heights of poker media and has become a shining star in the industry. Famous for interviewing poker’s best and brightest, we’re thrilled to “finally” give Remko his due and let the spotlight shine on him as we discover his story. Enjoy!
Have a listen to the interview that my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host, Bruce Briggs, and I did with renowned poker author Ashley Adams. Ashley tells us all about his 50+ years playing poker, regaled us with a litany of stories about poker rooms and home games he’s played in, and tells us all about his career in the poker world as an author, part-time player, radio show host, and pure aficionado. He’s been to over 350 poker rooms! All that and plenty more for you to learn about this very interesting poker personality.
Here at the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog we like to bring you stories about the unique and interesting personalities that make up the poker community. One such special person is BJ Nemeth, who occupies the esteemed role of Lead Rporter for the World Poker Tour. In this iexclusive interview, we sit with BJ and ask him about his life, his poker reporting work, his hobbies and passions away from the job, and much more. Get ready to be enchanted by one of the most fascinating and eclectic individuals you’ll ever meet. We know you’ll love this in-depth look at the life of BJ Nemeth.