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When you look back at what you’ve done over the course of the year, some highlights naturally stand out. It’s with that in mind that I decided to compile a list of my 10 most favorite articles to have produced and published for Cardplayer Lifestyle in 2018.

Be sure to let us know which of these selections was your favorite to read and share with your poker-loving friends this year.

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7 Card Stud Poker

While Texas Hold’em will always be the world’s most popular poker game, there’s a lot to be said for the appeal of 7 Card Stud. Sometimes mocked as a game for old-timers, there are plenty of reasons why Hold’em purists ought to give Stud a try, too.

In this article, longtime 7 Card Stud player James Guill lists some of the main arguments in favor of branching out from flop games to give stud games a chance.

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don't tap the glass

Poker has gotten tougher to win at than ever before, which makes it that much more difficult for newer players to build up the courage to take a seat at the felt. Ridiculing such inexperienced players is literally the worst course of action for veteran players to take.

In this op-ed, Mike Patrick recounts a scene he witnessed at the table that quite frankly made him sick, where one of the regs decided to “shatter the tank.” The lessons should be obvious to anyone reading this article.

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Red Chip Poker CORE

With so many high-quality poker courses our there, it’s sometimes tough to know what distinguishes one training product from another. Red Chip Poker has taken a fascinating approach with their CORE offering, namely that they modeled it after the instruction style given by higher education institutions.

Costing just $5 a week, signing up for Red Chip Poker’s CORE program is practically a no brainer for any poker player looking to improve their game and enhance their skills at the felt.

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