With Passover in full swing, Jewish people the world over are celebrating their freedom. This freedom notwithstanding, for some reason it’s still illegal to play poker in Israel. In addition to summarizing the Jewish people’s and Israelis’ historical connections to the game of poker, this op-ed piece makes the case for finally legalizing poker in Israel.
Here’s Cardplayer Lifestyle’s op-ed piece regarding the whole mess surrounding men playing in the WSOP Ladies Event (now it’ll cost them $10K to do so, versus “just” $1K for women). Fact is, the WSOP should be about poker; that’s it.
Cardplayer Lifestyle issues the call for you to join in the noble efforts of Daniel Negreanu and make a charity poker donation to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital. He is matching all contributions up to $50,000 with the goal of raising $100,000 by the end of the week towards research for new treatments for children’s cancers and other illnesses.
Momentum is a funny thing. When it comes to poker, momentum plays a very important role. There’s good momentum and the dreaded bad momentum. How important is poker momentum? Read this article to find out.
Turns out that a $50 million investment might be enough for PokerStars to grab a foothold in an emerging U.S. online poker market, once it’s legalized. The world’s leading online poker brand has set it sights on Atlantic City, New Jersey. For more info on what type on impact such a move is likely to have, read on…
Who’s the world’s greatest poker player? That argument will probably rage on forever. Perhaps one way to at least narrow down the choices, however, is to rank them based on what they’ve achieved in the game. With that in mind, Cardplayer Lifestyle brings you our list of the top 10 achievements in poker.