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Whose WSOP Player of the Year Performance Was the Greatest of All Time?

Look up at the World Series of Poker and you’ll see banners hanging of great players like Jeff Madsen, Daniel Negreanu, and Frank Kassella, among others. They’ve all distinguished themselves as past WSOP Players of the Year.

That begs the question of whose POY performance was the absolute greatest of them all. In this article we rank the top five. See if you agree with our list.

Help a Brother Out

Poker Etiquette: The Right Way to Help Your Buddies Play Better

Are your poker buddies having a rough time at the felt? Etiquette dictates that you have to resist the temptation to take it easy on them if you’re facing one another. You can help your buddies get better at poker though, and there are plenty of ways to do this.

Here’s our list of five ethically-approved ways to assist your poker playing buddies. Give ’em a shot next time you see they’re suffering through a tough stretch.

2019 WSOP Europe Negreanu vlog

5 Things We’ll Miss About Daniel Negreanu’s 2019 WSOP Europe Vlog

Face it, folks. The 2019 World Series of Poker Europe was far more interesting this year than ever before, and we all have Daniel Negreanu to thank for it. Via his daily vlogs, the Poker Hall of Famer gave us his all, and an incredibly entertaining way to be involved in the proceedings of one of the biggest poker events of the year.

At the end of his 23-day vlogging run, we pay tribute to Negreanu’s content creation efforts with this list of the five things we’ll miss most about it.

The Perils of Biased Thinking at the Poker Table

All too often, we experience losses at the poker table and blame them on “stupid opponents” who clearly don’t possess enough understanding of how to play properly (like we do). Usually, this ends up being a classic case of misunderstanding: In fact it is WE who don’t realize that our opponents are more highly skilled than we are.

Chris Wallace shares his thoughts on the perils of biased thinking at the poker table and how to counteract it. That latter bit is critical, as it’ll lead to increased win rates.