PokerStars VR

I had the opportunity to try out the all-new PokerStars VR at an exclusive press event at the 2018 EPT Barcelona. It was my first time ever utilizing a virtual reality product, so I wasn’t sure what to expect or what the experience would be like.

As PokerStars have just made the product launch official, I felt it apropos to offer a review of the product. Having had the chance to test it out in person, I can say with absolute certainty that it’s unlike any other poker product I’ve ever seen or heard of. A truly immersive social gaming experience, PokerStars VR is something you’ll not only want to try yourself, but likely also tell your friends and home game buddies about.

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raining money

If you’re fortunate enough to notch a big score playing poker, you owe it to yourself to do everything in your power to protect your newfound wealth. There are plenty of things you shouldn’t do, but also plenty of actions you ought to take.

WSOP bracelet winner Chris “Fox” Wallace has had a few big scores over his career and has some valuable advice to those fortunate enough to score big wins of their own.

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house wins

Casinos, poker rooms, and gambling houses are in the business of making money. As such, they offer games in which they’ve got a built-in “house edge.” Thus, the savvy gambler ought to make it his/her business to know just how big the house’s edge is, and – if possible – how to minimize it. In fact, in poker, the house edge can be completely eliminated; all you’ve got to content with are your opponents and, of course, luck!

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Over my time at the 2018 EPT Barcelona, I took a number of pictures to help me remember the great times I had there. I’ve curated them through multiple Tweets and pictures and have also published a video highlight clip to help capture what the entire experience was like.

I hope you enjoy experiencing the trip “through my eyes” and that it’ll perhaps convince you that attending Europe’s largest annual poker festival in Barcelona is a worthwhile proposition.

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Poker Masters

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.

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pot limit omaha PLO

As more and more players transition from Hold’em to PLO in order to try and gain an edge in a game that fewer players are skilled at, it becomes that much more important to know what you’re getting into when you make the transition.

If you’re able to begin playing pot limit omaha with these tips in mind, you’ll be far better prepared for what the game will throw at you and hopefully have a leg up on other players transitioning over from Hold’em.

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Jason Glatzer

Next up in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series is Jason Glatzer. I usually send out the interview questionnaires via email and do the back and forth online, so it was thus quite special to be able to chat with Jason in person and hear his answers in real time.

I hope you enjoy getting to know him better, in the latest installment of our ongoing series chronicling the lives and careers of poker’s finest media members.

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Jaime Staples

At the 2018 EPT Barcelona, I caught up with the “new and improved” PokerStars ambassador Jaime Staples. After having transformed his physical appearance winning a bet with Bill Perkins, I dove deep with Jaime to see how that affected his day-to-day life, his poker play, and overall outlook.

We also discussed how his personal transformation inspired the idea for him to give away a Platinum Pass. I hope you enjoy watching this video interview, with transcript also included.

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