My Poker FOMO: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The World Series of Poker is the pinnacle of the poker year. Anyone and everyone who’s into the game hopes and dreams of attending poker’s premiere festival.
Christina Bradfield has worked at the WSOP for numerous summers, but unexpectedly missed the 2019 edition. In this post, she reflects on the fomo of not being on-site during her favorite poker event of the year.
What the Flop? | Poker Field of Dreams: If you build it, they will come
For years poker officials have been pining for more women to get into the game. It’s certain that a new poker boom would occur if the “other” 50% of the population would start taking more seats at the felt, but how to get them there in the first place remains a mystery,,,
Not so, opines Christina Bradfield. It could be something as simple as beginning to cater to what women want from their poker experience, or incentivizing them appropriately. Her suggestions are pretty darn good, too!
What the Flop? | Poker: The Sights, the Sounds… and the Smells
This is the third article in a series by Christina Bradfield entitled “What the Flop?” a poker column about the absurdities, humor, and just “random stuff” that goes along with playing poker.
In this installment, Christina shares her thoughts on how the different senses have the capability of stimulating memories of, and feelings for poker.
What the Flop?: I Came. I Saw. I Cried.
This is the second article in a series by Christina Bradfield entitled “What the Flop?” a poker column about the absurdities, humor, and just “random stuff” that goes along with playing poker.
In this second installment, Christina shares a “hidden truth” of her poker play that perhaps some others can identify with: sometimes after a tough session at the felt you need a good cry.
What the Flop?: Don’t Sweat My Rail
Cardplayer Lifestyle is happy to introduce this first in a series of recurring articles by Christina Bradfield entitled “What the Flop?” a poker column about the absurdities, humor, and just “random stuff” that goes along with playing poker.
In this first installment, Christina regales us with a tale of an important lesson she learned about boundaries at the poker table, namely “Don’t Sweat My Rail”.
Finding My Poker Village
Let’s state the obvious: poker fans all share a common love for the game. But when you live on an island where the game of poker is practically nowhere to be found, life can seem pretty lonely. You take solace in the fact that there is indeed a huge community of poker lovers out there.
Hawaii’s Christina Bradfield knows what it’s like to “live outside the tribe.” Then, she found her poker village.