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5 Home Game Poker Variants Guaranteed to Generate Lots of Action

Everyone who has ever played a hand of poker understands the importance of the game having good action. Hold’em games are notorious for trying one’s patience, while even mixed games might be lackluster once in a while. Our solution? Introducing a bevy of Dealer’s Choice games!

In this article, we’ll detail how to play five popular poker variants that home game poker aficionados have been known to enjoy. The common denominator? All of them are guaranteed to drive the action during your next poker session.

3 Tips for Developing a Professional Poker Mentality

The good folks at Upswing Poker understand what it means to be a professional player. In this strategy article, they list a number of important tips to keep in mind in order to develop the proper mentality needed to be a professional.

With poker getting tougher by the day, there’s no doubt that adhering to these principles is more critical to a poker player’s success than ever before.

Lane Anderson’s 24-hour Extra Life Online Poker Charity Stream

We’re proud to highlight the upcoming efforts of longtime poker writer Lane Anderson, Editor of PokerNews Canada, who has decided to live stream a 24-hour online poker session on Twitch in order to fundraise for the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Lane will be joining tens of thousands of similarly-minded altruistic gamers as part of the annual Extra Life charity drive. Be sure to check out his stream, which starts this Saturday night at 8pm Mountain Time, and support the cause.

Cheating vs. Morality: On Poker, Casinos, and Phil Ivey’s Bad Beat

Poker Hall of Famer Phil Ivey took a bad beat in court yesterday, when his lawsuit against Genting Casinos UK was dismissed by the UK Supreme Court. He will thus never be able to get his hands on the £7.8 million he won while playing Punto Banco at Crockfords Casino.

While the court of public opinion might be divided on Ivey’s actions, I believe that a closer look at said actions as well as the language being used during the legal proceedings gives Ivey’s case merit.

Interview with Shai Zurr

You might not have heard of him before, but Shai Zurr could be Israel’s next poker superstar. After winning his first WSOP bracelet this past summer, he cracked Israel’s top 10 money list for all-time poker tournament winnings and his future looks brighter than ever.

A co-founder of the Israel Poker Academy, the story of how Zurr became a professional poker player is as interesting as it is unique. He opened up to us in this exclusive feature-length interview. Enjoy!