Set to award another 11 coveted gold bracelets, the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe will certainly be an exciting and intriguing set of tournaments. The action is underway at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic and players are already starting to notch successes.
With the Player of the Year honors hanging in the balance, there’s plenty to watch out for during the WSOP-E. Have a look at our list, then be sure to follow all the action via live stream.
The New Americans Party, co-founded by professional poker players Matt Glantz and Daniel Negreanu has already started garnering electoral support. Formerly vocal opponents on all things political, Glantz and Negreanu decided to bury the hatchet and run together with a platform slogan of #makeonlinepokerlegalagain. Intrigued? Confused? Read more details of this fascinating development in our exclusive article.
You don’t have to be a history buff or a sports buff to appreciate a well-researched book on the history of sports. On the Origins of Sports, by Gary Belsky and Neil Fine, reviews the humble beginnings of 21 of the most beloved sports in the world… including poker! We took a closer look at the poker chapter to see what the authors’ research revealed about poker players’ favorite pastime. What they discovered about poker may surprise you! Read on for more details.
Clonie Gowen, Andy Bloch, Perry Friedman, Phil Gordon, and, of course, Chris Ferguson and Howard Lederer. Once upon a time, those faces were synonymous with poker… the old Full Tilt Poker, that is. If you’ve ever caught yourself wondering what they’re up to these days, ths is an article you’ll want to read.
For those Americans not living in New Jersey, Nevada, or Delaware, the legacy of Black Friday continues, as there’s no way to play online poker on a licensed, regulated site. Having formerly enjoyed quite a bit of online poker, Earl Burton has compiled a list of six things he misses about playing. Do you identify with any of them?
Veteran poker journalist Earl Burton has “seen it all” over his decade-plus in the industry. In this first contribution to Cardplayer Lifestyle, Earl penned an op-ed about the importance of not patronizing unregulated online poker sites, critiquing poker journalism, and challenging the affiliate revenue model. No punches are pulled, so hold on to your hats and read what Earl has to say.