I had the good fortune of playing poker at one of the top poker destinations in the United States, the Parx poker room. I also got to meet the room’s ambassador, Matt Glantz in the flesh! If you want to know more about what it’s like to visit this 60+-table room, interact with some of the friendliest dealers and floor staff, and just get a general impression of the place, read on. I highly recommend playing there!
While it might seem incredibly glamorous to be at the World Series of Poker for the entire summer, there’s also a flip side of that coin, especially if you’re there to work. Lee Davy opens up on the harder parts about life at the WSOP, when all the poker sure is fun to be around, but what’s missing from life makes it pretty darn tough. Curious what dims the poker sparkle? Read on for more.
Poker and blackjack are both played in casinos all over the word and have plenty in common. When it comes to professional poker players and professional blackjack players, however, we’re talking about two very different kinds of people. Colin Jones, a professional blackjack player, gives us the rundown of the main differences between the two. We also hear a bit from Andy Bloch, a former pro blackjack player and now a poker pro. Read on for more details.
If you’re looking to purchase a great poker book, there’s a series of three, by Jonathan Little, that we highly recommend. Having read through all three volumes of his series, called Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker, I think poker players, both casual and grinders, will find it educational and helpful for their bottom line. Read on for the specifics of why I feel that’s the case
Millions of Americans play in weekly home games and take poker vacations at hundreds of poker rooms that dot the country’s landscape from sea to shining sea. To get a better idea of how popular poker is across the U.S., Cardplayer Lifestyle and CalvineAyre.com proudly present A Live Poker Map of the United States.
The world’s #1 poker player, Phil Ivey, has been in the news a lot lately. Yet, there’s still a certain privacy he prefers to keep. Undeterred, Cardplayer Lifestyle has spent many hours researching to successfully unearth 17 facts about Phil Ivey that had, until now, remained hidden from the public view. We dug deep to get all the dirt on Phil that you’ve always wanted to read. Go ahead and open Pandora’s Box…