We all know poker’s familiar faces, but some “lesser-knowns” tend to burst on to the scene each year at the World Series of Poker. With the 2016 WSOP on the horizon, it’s time to list some of the top players to watch for, as they see, destined for success and, most likely, the winner’s circle. Have a look and let us know if you agree or disagree with our picks.
Whether you’re a fan of Presidential Suites or are more of a budget conscious traveler, if you’re planning on being in Las Vegas during the 2016 WSOP, you’re going to have to find a good place to rest your head each night. There are plenty of great options out there, so we’ve listed 7 of the top choices you’ve got. Some are obvious, like a Strip hotel, but there are also some off-the-beaten-path options you might never have considered. Go ahead and have a look.
If you long for the “good old days” when poker on TV was simply “must-see” viewing, I’ve got good news for you: happy days are here again! Poker Central will be airing episodes of the Aria Super High Roller Cash Game and I guarantee you’ll be in for a treat. I attended all three cash game sessions earlier this week and from A-Z the entire production was spectacular! Read on for more details of what I was lucky enough to witness firsthand. After you do, I’m sure you’ll also be counting down the days until the episodes air.
There’s no overstating how, erm, colossal, the WSOP Colossus event was. Vegas was buzzing. The atmosphere inside the Rio was electric. Poker was booming. Social media continues to buzz with Colossus fervor, including complaints about how some things could’ve been better run. Having played in and experienced the Colossus firsthand, there’s a list of 5 suggestions I made in the hopes that the WSOP officials would implement them and thereby improve the event should they decide to run it again in 2016. Have a look and let me know what you think.
It’s always fun to root for your country’s top pros during an international competition. The 2015 World Series of Poker is approaching and the Irish are ready to make use of their legendary luck (and skill). See who made our list of 7 top Irish players to watch at the WSOP this summer.
This poker blog post is pure, raw emotion. In it, I wear my broken heart on my sleeve as I attempt to express what it feels like to not be able to attend the inaugural Global Poker Conference in Los Angeles. I hope my feelings resonate and strike a chord with poker fans out there who may at some point have felt similar pangs at seeing their poker dreams lie unfulfilled.