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.
While Texas Hold’em will always be the world’s most popular poker game, there’s a lot to be said for the appeal of 7 Card Stud. Sometimes mocked as a game for old-timers, there are plenty of reasons why Hold’em purists ought to give Stud a try, too.
In this article, longtime 7 Card Stud player James Guill lists some of the main arguments in favor of branching out from flop games to give stud games a chance.
The top poker players from New Zealanc aren’t exactly what we’d call household names. With that said, a number of them have been notching strong performances this year, which could lead to even bigger successes the coming months.
Here, there, is a list of four top poker players from New Zealand that we should watch out for, as they’re likely to keep performing well in 2019.
If you’re looking to end off 2018 with a bang, you should consider taking part in SECOOP or the Monster Series, run by PokerStars and partypoker, respectively. Each of these lucrative online tournament series are offering millions in guarantees that ensure loads of players will be taking their shot at poker riches.
The WSOP Europe is undoubtedly a prestigious poker event series, yet it’s also lacking in variety. Only hold’em and omaha variants are offered as bracelet events, when there’s room for so many additional variants on the schedule.
This article lists a number of suggested events that could be added to the WSOP Europe schedule in the coming years.
The 2018 World Series of Poker Europe is set to begin in a couple weeks. Here’s a preview of what players can expect, as well as a recap of how the WSOP Player of the Year race has shaped up as it heads into the home stretch.