Brick and mortar poker rooms are slowly reopening around the world in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. That doesn’t necessarily mean some people are ready to return to playing live poker.
If you’re one of those people there are plenty of worthwhile gaming alternatives you can engage in until the time comes that you’re comfortable returning to poker.
While NL Hold’em and PLO might be the more popular poker variants these days, H.O.R.S.E. is a whole other kettle of fish. Many of the strategies that make you a winner in the former two almost ensure you’ll lose in H.O.R.S.E. play.
At the very least, there are four important skills that H.O.R.S.E. players ought to possess, writes James Guill.
Look at the list of names in the Poker Hall of Fame and you’ll notice they’re overwhelmingly American. In this op-ed, James Guill argues that it’s time for more of an international presence in the Hall, and to that end lists five top contenders who are worthy of consideration for induction in 2020.
As summer turns into fall, a number of great sporting events are on the horizon. As they love to bet not only at the felt, but also on sports, poker players will be sure to make many wagers on the outcome of numerous popular sporting competitions.
In this article, James Guill lists some of the best sporting events coming up on the calendar that poker players will surely be betting on.
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.