check raise

Just as important as knowing that check-raising is a good tool to have in your arsenal as a poker player, is knowledge of when this tool is best employed. You always have to have a good reason for check-raising, rather than just “feeling like it’s a good idea.”

Here, then, are three top tips for when to check-raise. Remember them, and you could profit handsomely.

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Shirley Ang

In the latest installment in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series, we interview Shirley Ang. She wears many hats within the poker media industry, including live reporting for PokerNews and media liaison for Unibet Open, plus she’s also got a full-on second career in the pool industry.

This is a women who doesn’t take her foot off the gas pedal! Let’s take a few minutes to learn about Shirley and her interesting life and career.

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WSOP

World Series of Poker participant numbers continue to rise, right alongside the number of events being spread each year. With 100 bracelets on offer in 2019, are we close to hitting the ceiling?

In this op-ed, James Guill looks at how the value of a bracelet has changed over the years, and asks whether boosting the number of bracelet events even further is justified.

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