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Player Profile: Martin Jacobson

Martin Jacobson sits atop Sweden’s all-time money list by a wide margin. This is owed most directly to his landmark win at the 2014 WSOP Main Event for $10 million. Even so, he’s notched many millions more in career earnings.

This player profile examines how Jacobson has fared at the felt both pre- and post-title.

5 Temptations Poker Players Face in Casinos

Land-based casinos offer poker players great places to hone their craft, but at the same time they present numerous temptations that often prove best to avoid. If you’ve ever played poker in a casino you’re aware that there’s plenty stimuli to tempt you and distract you from what you ought to be focused on at the felt.

Here’s a list of five of the greatest temptations and challenges poker players face in casinos.

New Contenders for the Throne: The Future of Poker Might Not Be in Hold’em

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?

5 Reasons Why the Poker Masters Matters

All eyes are currently on the Poker Masters, which says a lot for how quickly the relatively new event has gained acclaim and prestige in the poker world. While, like any other poker event, there’s big money up for grabs, there a lot more that makes the Poker Masters matter.

We’ve come up with a list of the top five reasons why the Poker Masters has become both a must-play event for top pros as well as a must-watch for poker fans. Take a look.