Poker Lifestyle

Entering WSOP bracelet event

After 16 Years, It’s Finally Time to Go Bracelet Hunting at the WSOP

In this essay, I attempt to capture the multitude of feelings and emotions I’m going through as I prepare to enter and play in my first World Series of Poker bracelet event.

Almost 30 years after having learned the game as a kid around the kitchen table, after over 16 years of being a hardcore poker fan, and after close to a decade being involved in poker media, it’s finally time to take my seat at the table and commence #bracelethunting at the WSOP.

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Keeping Kosher in Las Vegas During the World Series of Poker: The Ultimate Guide

“What to do about food” is always a popular topic for poker players at the WSOP, but for those who keep a strictly kosher diet, knowing the available options is absolutely critical. There are plenty of great kosher restaurants throughout the city of Las Vegas, as well as a number of kosher supermarkets at which to purchase a wide variety of kosher food items.

Here, then, is the ultimate guide to keeping kosher in Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker (as well as throughout the rest of the year), including a complete listing of all kosher establishments and marketplaces.

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Interview with Grinder X

The lifestyle of a Las Vegas-based cash game grinder is certainly a unique an interesting one. In the quest to get a better understanding of this lifestyle, WSOP bracelet winner Chris “Fox” Wallace sat down with one for an interview.

“Grinder X” (who wished to remain anonymous) taught Chris a number of lessons, and he was able to walk away with some insightful takeaways… some of which may surprise you.

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Poker Journeys: The Dream of Becoming a Poker Writer

Working toward a big dream comes in little steps, little pieces. If there’s something you want to do in life, think about what the very first step would be in moving toward that dream. And keep stepping, keep striding, keep running with it!

That’s what Geoff Fisk did when he made the decision that he wanted to be a poker writer. Here’s the story of his journey down that career path.