Though every recreational poker player dreams of the ultimate poker fantasies, like winning millions of dollars in the WSOP Main Event, the likelihood of that happening is slim to none. However, there are a number of poker experiences that it’s possible for recreational players to have at least once in their lives. If you’re able to cross any of these items off your poker bucket list, you’ve definitely got a poker life highlight to look back on. Read on to see what made the list.
The Middle East often makes headlines as a hotbed of global activity. It also happens to be a region from which many exceptionally successful poker players trace their roots – some were even born there. Here then is our list of the top 10 poker players with Middle Eastern roots. Some of the names and faces are probably familiar to you while others may surprise you.
There’s a wide variety of poker collectibles that players and fans alike can amass. These collectibles range from concrete items like signed poker paraphernalia to more “virtual” items like poker notes and Twitter followers. For the full list, check out our latest poker blog post.
Prop betting is an excellent way to inject live poker with even more action. It not only gives you an opportunity to win a little extra cash on the side, but it also acts to enhance the social camaraderie among all poker players at the table. Read on to see what types of prop bets we recommend you make next time you play live poker.
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.