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Yori Epskamp

Get to Know the Poker Media: Yori Epskamp

In the latest installment in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series, we interview Yori Epskamp. Prior to beginning to work in the poker industry, the Dutchman used to be a professional poker player.

In this interview, we learn about Yori’s personal life and hobbies, how he first got into poker, and the fascinating path he took from deciding to play the game professionally until eventually becoming the Head of Live Reporting for PokerNews.

20,000 visitors

How I Grew My Poker Media Website from 0 to 20,000 Visitors Per Month

On the one hand, it took me the better part of a day to write this blog post. On the other hand, it took me the better part of a decade.

Cardplayer Lifestyle recently hit a major milestone: 20,000 visitors in a single month. This post celebrates the achievement by looking back to how it all started and taking stock of our slow and steady organic growth as a poker media site since our debut.

Emily DeLaine

Interview with Poker Dealer Emily DeLaine, aka “WSOPSweetheart”

To some, poker dealers are just a revolving cast of nameless people sitting and tossing cards at the felt. Every dealer has a story though, and some, like Emily DeLaine, certainly stand out.

In this interview, we learn about how Emily has quickly risen to prominence as a dealer at the World Series of Poker, what it takes to achieve success as a dealer, and what keeps her going in what can definitely be an exciting but also demanding and sometimes unrewarding profession.

Milko van Winden

Get to Know the Poker Media: Milko van Winden

In the latest installment in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series, we interview Milko van Winden. A relative newcomer to the poker media corps, Milko got his start “out of the blue” in the Netherlands.

In this interview, we learn about how he first got into poker and what he loves so much about the game. We also take a look at how he found a place for himself in the poker media (a fascinating and surprising story), and how poker has helped him cope with some serious life struggles. Let’s get to know Milko better.