Upon learning the news that the World Poker Tour’s parent company will be merged into a new company called Allied Esports Entertainment, it has caused many in the poker community to wonder how this would affect one of their beloved brands.
WPT CEO Adam Pliska joined me in an hour-long conversation to explain how esports would bring more new people into poker (and vice versa) and how the infusion of new resources would help grow the WPT brand even bigger. After over a decade and a half, the World Poker Tour continues to shine bright, and their future looks even brighter.
While 320 lucky poker players are in possession of Platinum Passes that will have them participating in the biggest $25K buy-in poker event in history, many people will still be heading to the Atlantis Casino Resort in the Bahamas to watch the PokerStars Players Championship from the sidelines. That said, there’s still PLENTY to be getting excited about at the PSPC beyond the event itself. In this article, I list the top[ five things that I’m personally looking forward to.
The poker industry and community love it when big time NBA players make a trip out to the casino or a big poker tournament festival. Attracting crowds of onlookers as well as plenty of extra TV coverage, it’s a no-brainer that having more NBA players at the felt is #goodforpoker.
Here, then is a list of the top 7 current NBA players I’d love to see starting to mix it up at the poker tables in the near future.
Speaking with beloved Poker Life podcast host Joey Ingram about his beautiful act of kindness as the “Oprah of Poker,” facilitating the delivery of Platinum Passes to Arlie Shaban and recreational poker player Jeremy Hilsercop while simultaneously snagging one for himself.
We discuss how the poker story of the year developed and played out over Christmas Day 2018, as well as Joey’s plans for the PokerStars Players’ Championship and content creation in 2019.
GreySnowPoker is a brand new site in the online poker scene. Launched by the Ioway Tribe of Oklahoma, the Isle of Man-licensed site aims to revolutionize the industry’s conventional business model by offering something completely different called “FairPlay.”
To learn more about what GreySnowPoker is all about, we spoke at length to the company’s Managing Director George McIntosh, a longtime industry stalwart with well over a decade of experience in the online poker sector.
If you want to give the new online poker site a try, you can visit GreySnowPoker, register for a new account and start playing today.
A video interview with poker legend Eli Elezra to mark the debut of the English-language version of his autobiography, entitled: Pulling The Trigger.
We discuss Eli’s early life in Israel, service in the IDF, time working in the Alaska fishing industry, the golden days of Bobby’s Room, life in Vegas, and, of course, the book itself.
Buy Eli’s book, Pulling the Trigger, on Amazon.