The beloved game of poker takes many different forms, the most popular of which is Texas Hold’em. Many casinos have tried to capitalize on the game’s popularity by offering something called Casino Hold’em, where one plays against the house rather than other players. While the two games might be related, they’re certainly not the same. Read this post to better understand the differences between the two.
After landing a gig doing live reporting for PokerNews during the 2019 World Series of Poker, Geoff Fisk came away with loads of fun and unique experiences.
Here’s Geoff’s recap of his seven weeks working in Las Vegas, offering a unique and interesting perspective on what it was like to witness and experience poker’s Mecca in peak season.
Some people who enjoy gambling prefer poker, while others prefer blackjack. No surprise there: different strokes for different folks. But the reason behind those differences of preference may boil down to whether someone is left-brained or right-brained.
This article takes a deeper look at how the brain plays a role in one’s decision re: which gambling game to play.
As summer turns into fall, a number of great sporting events are on the horizon. As they love to bet not only at the felt, but also on sports, poker players will be sure to make many wagers on the outcome of numerous popular sporting competitions.
In this article, James Guill lists some of the best sporting events coming up on the calendar that poker players will surely be betting on.
Blackjack seems to be the casino game of choice for most poker players rather than the multitude of other offerings on the gaming floor…. but why?
In this article, Ivan Potocki gives us three reasons why 21, aka, blackjack, was, is and will always remain so popular among poker players.
Poker legends get told and retold often, but the reason they endure is because they’re plainly just fascinating. The legends of Wild Bill Hickock, Isildur1, and how the TV show High Stakes Poker came to be are stories that all poker fans love and that can enchant anyone even if they have no interest the game.
As a longtime mixed games enthusiast, it pains me to see that so many fewer poker players partake in such games versus “just boring old Hold’em” gatherings. To help promote the “mixed game movement” I decided to host a proper meet up game for the first time.
It was held at Westgate Casino Las Vegas, and very good times were had. Check out a recap of what went down on this fun and special night of Dealer’s Choice shenanigans.
Quite often, you’ll find yourself behind in a poker hand, but with outs to potentially make the winning hand. It’s important not to always chase those winners though, as more often than not you won’t hit. That can be costly, as explained by our Senior contributor George Epstein.
In the latest installment in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series, we interview Yori Epskamp. Prior to beginning to work in the poker industry, the Dutchman used to be a professional poker player.
In this interview, we learn about Yori’s personal life and hobbies, how he first got into poker, and the fascinating path he took from deciding to play the game professionally until eventually becoming the Head of Live Reporting for PokerNews.
On the one hand, it took me the better part of a day to write this blog post. On the other hand, it took me the better part of a decade.
Cardplayer Lifestyle recently hit a major milestone: 20,000 visitors in a single month. This post celebrates the achievement by looking back to how it all started and taking stock of our slow and steady organic growth as a poker media site since our debut.