5 International Poker Figures Who Should Be Inducted into the Poker Hall Of Fame in 2020
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.
The Best Sporting Events for Poker Players to Bet on in Fall 2019
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.
100 Bracelets in 2019: Too Many or Not Enough?
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.
3 Reasons Why You Should Learn 7 Card Stud Poker
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.
4 New Zealand Poker Players to Watch for in 2019
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.
PokerStars and partypoker ending off 2018 with lucrative online event series
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.
5 New Events to Add to the WSOP Europe Schedule
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.
WSOP Bracelet Winners: Hellmuth’s Got 15, but Others Are “Keeping Pace”
While Phil Hellmuth continues to prove the haters wrong, recently adding a 15th WSOP bracelet to his career total, a number of players have “kept pace with him,” also having managed to win five since Phil won his 10th over a decade ago.
This article lists those players and looks at other players who, if they can continue to sustain their bracelet-winning pace, might give Phil Hellmuth a run for his money in the future. That assumes, of course, that Hellmuth will slow down, which might never happen.
3 of the Most Popular Sports Bets Poker Players will Make By the End of 2018
With PASPA repealed, sports betting fans nationwide in the U.S. are preparing to place some bets on popular sporting events like boxing, the World Series, and the Super Bowl. Poker players are known to enjoy betting on sports, so here are a few bets they’re likely to make as 2018 progresses.
5 of the Most Epic Performances in WSOP History
Michael “the Grinder” Mizrachi just won his third career Poker Players Championship event at the 2018 WSOP. The feat has the entire poker world buzzing, calling it one of the greatest achievements in poker history.
In the wake of Mizrachi’s win, we took a look at a number of other great WSOP performances and listed the five we felt stood out among the rest as truly epic. Have a look and see if you agree with our picks.
PokerGO Original Series: Chasing Hearts | A Review
What do you get when Reality TV-style blind dating meets poker theory? You’ll find the answer to that question in the PokerGO original series Chasing Hearts.
Presenters Hailey Bright and Blake Eastman focus on a poker-related set of skills to help guide people through blind dates, in what checks out as a delightful series of short programs. Read the full review by James Guill.