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How to Get a Poker Interview

Consumers of poker media naturally take for granted that interviews with professional players are to be expected. Perhaps, as a dedicated fan of the game, you might one day wish to have the opportunity to conduct an interview with a poker player.

Here, then, is a primer for how to go about getting poker interviews, what you can expect in turn from the interviewees, and some general guidelines for how to prepare for such opportunities.

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The Great American Poker Trip: Coachella Valley, CA

Surely everyone out there has heard a legend of a ridiculously juicy game. We made a specific stop along our cross-country poker road trip to the Agua Caliente poker room in search of such a game; one that has been rumored to be extremely lucrative.

We were fortunate enough to not have to be satisfied with the establishment’s typical $1/$2 NLHE far and gain entry to this semi-private PLO/PLO8 game. This is the story of how our session went. It was magical!

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A Poker Traveler’s Affinity for Table Games

When you travel for poker, you’ll inevitably wind up in numerous casinos around the world. That means that you’ll obviously face the temptation of playing house games quite often. Many poker travelers prefer the table games, as they offer players the greatest amount of decision making.

With a true affinity for table games, here’s Will Shillibier’s account of some of his favourite ones to play, namely blackjack, roulette, and three-card poker.

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Interview with Felipe Ramos

There’s a lot more to PokerStars pro Felipe Mojave Ramos than just his on-felt success. In this feature-length interview, Ramos opens up about how he tries to use his platform as a famous poker player to help further the causes he stands for.

Ever grateful for the success that his hard work has brought him, Ramos continues to prove that he’s not just a great ambassador for his home country of Brazil, but also for how to appreciate and make the most of life.

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The Poker Vlog Boom

If you’re an active poker fan these days, chances are that you’ve come across a poker vlog or two. Indeed, poker vlogging is booming, with guys like Andrew Neeme, TheTrooper, and Brad Owen making names for themselves all the while entertaining legions of poker fans.

If you’re not yet into consuming poker vlog videos, reading this may just change your mind, as you’ll discover exactly what you’ve been missing.

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!