In this blog post I open up a bit about the time commitment required to blog about poker. I’ve got a tremendous passion to try and make this poker blog a go-to source for recreational poker players and fans, and it’s taken lots of time and effort to get this blog to where it currently is. I wish I could write more often for you guys, but it’s just not always possible. That said, I’m quite happy with what this poker blog has achieved so far.
Amir Lehavot, of the 2013 November Nine, sat down with Cardplayer Lifestyle for an exclusive interview. The 38-year-old 2011 WSOP bracelet winner shares the story of his start in poker, talks about his connection to Israel, his feelings about Carlos Mortenson bubbling the Main Event final table, and much more.
With legions of poker players complaining about how cold it is at this year’s World Series of Poker, we at Cardplayer Lifestyle decided that it was time to investigate. We found that, indeed, this year’s installment of the WSOP is the coldest poker tournament on record! Our investigative reporting managed to get to the root of the problem as we found the official WSOP air conditioning technician. Read on to see our exclusive video interview with him and his recommended solution to fix the problem.
Recognizable by the ever-present skullcap, Ari Engel is one of poker’s true rising stars. In this exclusive interview with the 6-time World Series of Poker Circuit ring winner, Engel opens up about his Orthodox Jewish background, how he got into poker, the challenges of being an Orthodox Jewish poker player, and other fascinating info about his career poker successes thus far.
Who knew poker chips could have so much more meaning? In a departure from strictly thinking about poker chips as something of value while playing poker, the speaker in this inspirational Youtube video uses poker chips as a metaphor for confidence, which you can instill in your children. This is a must-watch for any parent, but especially one who enjoys poker.
As frequent visitors to this poker site know, part and parcel of living the cardplayer lifestyle also means doing a good bit of other gambling in casinos the world over. From time to time we’re happy to bring our readers some interesting stories, info, and other content related to non-poker gaming, such as roulette and blackjack. In particular, we found this infographic to be quite intriguing. Take a look for yourselves and see what you think.