Do you remember the time when you hit your first royal flush? It’s usually a story that’ll be burned in your memory forever. Calum Grant just hit his first live royal at a pub poker tournament with his mates in the UK. Here’s the story of how the hand unfolded, and of how much he won (or didn’t manage to win).
On October 19, Nashville, Tennessee will play host to the Music City Shootout, a charity poker tournament being held to benefit Mother to Mother, a nonprofit organization the provides needy infants and children with vital social services and health and wellness items.
Tax-deductible buy-in tickets of $300 entitle players to a seat at the tables and the chance to win the grand prize, a seat at the 2019 WSOP Main Event. Hundreds of players are expected to attend, including online poker sensation Chris Moorman and 2004 WSOP Main Event Champion Greg Raymer.
As more and more players are mastering Texas Hold’em, the game is slowly but surely diminishing in popularity. New poker variants like Short Deck Hold’em and stalwarts like Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) are standing at the ready to provide the excitement that “fun players” are looking for. Perhaps the clock is ticking on NLHE’s reign atop poker’s throne?
UK student poker enthusiast Calum Grant feels that the poker scene in the UK is rather stagnant and in need of an infusion of new action and excitement. In this op-ed, he argues that Short Deck poker could be the catalyst for this to happen, and explains why introducing the game to UK poker rooms is beneficial to players and casinos alike.
With so many variants and formats of poker to consider, you need to take the time to properly assess how successful you can be at each one if you intend to become a professional making a living from the game.
This article lists seven factors you must be sure to consider when choosing which variants and poker formats to play.
On the surface, the worlds of poker and finance may appear quite different, but there are far more similarities than differences. Success in each requires discipline, continuous learning, and a healthy dose of patience.
Financial advisor and recreational poker player Andy Siegel decided to combine his two passions by helping poker players with financial planning and investing. Here’s his list of 10 characteristics and strategies that cross over between poker and finance. Perhaps after reading this article, you’ll find it worthwhile to invest more time to improve not only your poker game, but your financial planning, too.
Short Deck Hold’em seems to be everywhere in 2018. Originating in Asia a couple years ago, the game has gone mainstream, with high-stakes Short Deck Poker tournaments being broadcast to large audiences of poker fans eager to learn the new variant.
In this article, Geoff Fisk explains what an experienced poker player can expect when giving Short Deck Hold’em a try for the very first time. There are some critical adjustments you’ll need to make both in terms of understanding a different set of rules as well as implementing a new set of strategies.
If you’re interested in winning a free seat to the 2018 Battle of Malta Main Event, valued at €550, PokerList is giving you the chance to do precisely that!
Find out more about the PokerList app in this article, and how they’re giving people the chance to win a free seat at the felt at the upcoming Battle of Malta Main Event.
The 2018 World Series of Poker Europe is set to begin in a couple weeks. Here’s a preview of what players can expect, as well as a recap of how the WSOP Player of the Year race has shaped up as it heads into the home stretch.
Amid much buzz for the all-new PokerStars VR, something I had the chance to test out in person and confirm as a legitimately awesome product, I had the chance to speak with the project’s lead developers, Severin Rasset and James O’Reilly.
As with any new, innovative product, usually its debut comes with a number of questions. I posed quite a few to Severin and James and they delivered some intriguing responses that I believe you’ll enjoy reading.