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…
Many poker fans have probably dreamed about the chance to meet Phil Ivey, the world’s #1 poker player, and thought about what they would ask him if given the opportunity. Over the past few weeks, I’ve essentially lived that dream as I was granted the privilege of interviewing Phil for this poker blog. In this behind-the-scenes blog post, I’ll take you through the entire experience, from the outset until the interview’s publication, and share my thoughts and feelings along the way.
Phil Ivey interviews, like diamonds, are rare. The world’s #1 poker player’s time is ever so precious, so when he grants some of it to the poker media in order to give poker fans a peek at his life, it’s must-see material. Phil was gracious enough to provide full, interesting answers to all the questions we presented him with and for that we are very grateful. If there’s any poker article or poker interview that you’ll want to read and share this year, this is the one. Enjoy!