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Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family

This longtime poker media outlet is embarking on new venture to deliver top-rated poker content and interviews via poker podcasts. The newly-created Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family will initially consist of two member shows, the Bernard Lee Poker Show and the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast.

New shows are slated to join the family in the coming months, and all shows will benefit from co-promotion and thus an enhanced, larger audience of poker fans and enthusiasts.

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Black Friday

There are many lapsed fans of poker out there; people who fell in love with the game in its Golden Era, but haven’t followed the game too closely ever since Black Friday in 2011. This brief recap article explains what’s gone on in the online poker landscape in the United States over the past decade and how the torch has been passed to a new crop of professional players in the live poker realm.

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poker love

Tadas Peckaitis knows what it’s like to not want to play poker anymore, but he always keeps coming back to play again and again. How? Because he also keeps falling in love with the game over and over again.

Here are the top three ways in which Tadas immerses himself in love for poker while away from the tables and study sessions. They’ll probably work for you, too.

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good luck

Poker players have long believed that they play a skill game with elements of luck. If you can better control the luck elements, however, you stand a better chance of winning.

WSOP bracelet winner Chris Wallace has figured out a number of ways to improve one’s luck at the poker table and for the first time ever he’s decided to share four of his top strategies in that regard. You don’t want to miss this!

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girl peeking over poker chips

When you look around a poker room at the mid-stakes tables, there’s one thing you don’t see too much of, and that’s women. Amanda Botfeld, author of A Girl’s Guide to Poker, knows what it’s like to be “the odd one out.”

As someone who regularly sits at the $2/5 tables playing live cash games, Amanda shares what the experience is like, and puts the call out for other girls to join her at the poker tables.

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gratitude

An attitude of gratitude will take you far in life and enhance your every experience. There are a number of very special people who have impacted my 2019 poker year in exceptional ways, and for that I am supremely grateful.

This blog post is my way of expressing my thanks towards them, and for the good they’ve brought to this poker site and into my life in general this year.

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bankroll builder

Chris Wallace believes that live tournament poker’s current model is broken. In most other forms of professional competition, sponsorship dollars help pay for the events to take place and players earn winnings from sponsor-provided prize pools. The iNinja Poker Tour owner believes poker should be no different.

Read this op-ed, and perhaps you’ll end up convinced that poker ought to “follow the money” and move to a sponsorship-based model.

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Bernard Lee gift giving

Some holiday traditions are truly beautiful, none more so than glorious customs of giving. For the ninth straight year, Bernard Lee and his family have put together and distributed personalized gift packages to families in their local area of Boston affected by homelessness.

Reading about the efforts of this great poker player and generous-spirited human being will warm your hearts, and perhaps inspire you to spread some holiday cheer of your own to those less fortunate.

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FOMO

The World Series of Poker is the pinnacle of the poker year. Anyone and everyone who’s into the game hopes and dreams of attending poker’s premiere festival.

Christina Bradfield has worked at the WSOP for numerous summers, but unexpectedly missed the 2019 edition. In this post, she reflects on the fomo of not being on-site during her favorite poker event of the year.

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The Big Blind

PokerGO’s new game show The Big Blind has debuted to much fanfare within the poker community. Fans and enthusiasts get to test their wits in the poker-themed trivia show alongside some of the game’s most notable names and personalities.

We caught up with the PokerGO team to learn more about how the show gets produced and hope you enjoy this exclusive look behind the scenes at how The Big Blind came together.

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