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Top 10 Things We Loved about Daniel Negreanu’s 2018 WSOP Vlog

In celebration of Daniel Negreanu’s 44th birthday, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 things we loved about his 2018 World Series of Poker vlog.

For 46 straight days, we were treated to entertaining videos giving us an inside look into the life and experiences of Kid Poker at the biggest poker event of the year. This list is our thank you to Daniel, for taking us along for the ride.

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The 2018 WiPHoF Ceremony: A Powerful Wake-up Call to the Poker Industry

Attending the 2018 Women in Poker Hall of Fame ceremony was an honor and a privilege. Beyond the event’s beauty and pageantry, however, was an underlying message that the poker industry needs to take to heart.

It’s time for us all to stop lamenting that there aren’t more women in our game, and to step up and start doing something practical about it. Let’s start putting the time, effort, and resources into making “wishful thinking” a reality to create a second, sustained poker boom.

Daniel Negreanu MasterClass

Daniel Negreanu’s MasterClass: 5 Reasons Why It’s Good For Poker

Ever since Daniel Negreanu announced that he’s got a new MasterClass, the poker world has been buzzing. Some dissenters feel that a top poker player giving away strategy is a net negative, but on the other hand that seems far outweighed by the positive mainstream exposure for the game on the whole.

In this article we examine five reasons why Daniel Negreanu’s MasterClass is good for poker.

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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.