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The Pros and Cons of the WSOP Accepting Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is all the rage nowadays, with more people looking into its utility as an alternative to fiat currency. The poker community in particular seems to have a vested interest in the success of cryptocurrency, which begs the question of whether we’ll eventually see it being accepted in mainstream large-scale tournament series, such as the World Series of Poker.

Before we get ahead of ourselves, however, it’s worth examining the pros and cons of what beginning to accept cryptocurrencies might entail for the WSOP.

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5 Reasons I’m Excited for the 2018 WSOP

Just a few weeks remain until the 2018 WSOP gets underway. With the clock ticking down, poker players around the world are starting to feel their collective excitement build and grow until it will hit a crescendo when the Rio’s hallways once again start bustling with their annual summer activity.

With that in mind, I decided to put together a list of the five top reasons I’m excited for the 2018 World Series of Poker.

Doug Polk

Will the Poker World See Doug Polk 2.0 in 2018?

In many ways, 2017 was “the year of Doug Polk” as far as poker was concerned. Nonetheless, that story didn’t necessary play itself out at the American Poker Awards, where Polk ended the night emptyhanded.

This appeared to serve as some sort of wake-up call, however, with Doug releasing a video heralding a “face turn” and that it’s time for him to change his tone. What follows is our analysis, and some speculation on what to expect from Doug in the future.

Daniel Negreanu

Is Daniel Negreanu On Pace to Repeat 2014?

As poker’s all-time career earnings leader, Daniel Negreanu continues to pad his resume year after year. Thus far in 2018, he’s off to a blazing start, having won over $1 million. Could he perhaps eclipse his 2014 total earnings? Only time will tell, but with all the work he’s putting in studying off the felt, we wouldn’t bet against him.