As more and more players are mastering Texas Hold’em, the game is slowly but surely diminishing in popularity. New poker variants like Short Deck Hold’em and stalwarts like Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) are standing at the ready to provide the excitement that “fun players” are looking for. Perhaps the clock is ticking on NLHE’s reign atop poker’s throne?
UK student poker enthusiast Calum Grant feels that the poker scene in the UK is rather stagnant and in need of an infusion of new action and excitement. In this op-ed, he argues that Short Deck poker could be the catalyst for this to happen, and explains why introducing the game to UK poker rooms is beneficial to players and casinos alike.
All eyes are currently on the Poker Masters, which says a lot for how quickly the relatively new event has gained acclaim and prestige in the poker world. While, like any other poker event, there’s big money up for grabs, there a lot more that makes the Poker Masters matter.
We’ve come up with a list of the top five reasons why the Poker Masters has become both a must-play event for top pros as well as a must-watch for poker fans. Take a look.
Online poker players need to manage their expectations when playing live poker for the first time. The games may be similar, but there are certainly some big differences.
In this article, Grzegorz Bochniak lists a number of areas in which online poker players would be wise to manage their expectations when transitioning to live poker for the first time. Some helpful tips and advice in here.
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.
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.