While poker’s biggest events have already played themselves out in 2019, a handful of buzzworthy ones are set to pack some serious action into the fourth quarter of the year, including the World Series of Poker Europe and many others.
Jonathan Little has proven to be a pro’s pro at the poker tables over the years, with his teaching and training materials considered to be among the best tools to help players win big. His latest poker training course is no exception!
Having just completed “Jonathan Little’s Cash Game Master Class” series, Mike Patrick put together this comprehensive review explaining how the numerous concepts taught have helped improve his game tremendously. Plainly put, this course has the potential to pay for itself many times over!
Ever wonder how the best poker players become so good so quickly? Online poker has a lot to do with it. Successful poker pro Matt Affleck put together this op-ed explaining the top three reasons why playing online poker is so important.
In brief, any poker player who wants to become one of the best will absolutely need to play online poker. Read on to better understand why this is the case.
Bluff catching is one of the trickiest skills to hone in poker. Always opting to fold in the face of pressure will cost you in the long run, but so will calling in sub-optimal spots.
This article gives you three tips for how to correctly bluff catch that will surely boost your win rate over time.
Jason Somerville has long been one of the most creative and innovative content creators in the entire poker industry. In this interview, we chat with the Team PokerStars Pro about his newest creation called Chat Plays Poker.
Taking place in the dedicated Run It Up Studio, Chat Plays Poker is live streamed with no delay on Twitch, enabling a heretofore impossible level of engagement with viewers. We’ve got the scoop!
In this beginners article, Cardplayer Lifestyle Senior contributor George Epstein imparts some great poker wisdom about the importance of not only learning poker skills, but also observing “Rosie’s Rules.”
Doing so will undoubtedly make the game come much more easily to you as well as likely be far more enjoyable a pastime.
In this op-ed by WSOP bracelet winner and iNinja Poker Tour co-owner Chris Wallace, he explains why the Venetian running a “$150,000 total prize pool” tournament is bad for players, bad for the poker room, and bad for poker in general.
You’ve likely seen them standing at their booth in the Rio hallways in Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker. You’ve almost certainly heard of multiple book titles they’ve published. You’re possibly even aware of their company’s name, D&B Poker. But what do you really know about those two fine gentleman?
Now, for the first time, company co-owners Dan Addelman and Byron Jacobs open up in this comprehensive feature-length interview. They speak about their backgrounds as publishers, how they first became involved in the poker industry, the process of a pitched manuscript eventually becoming a poker book, and much more.
On the cusp of launching Pokercode, a first-of-its kind poker training community, Fedor Holz joins us for an interview. Beyond telling us all about the new product, he shares what fuels him now that he’s reached the pinnacle of poker.
Some inspiring answers from a 20-something who on the one hand has already accomplished so much, but on the other hand has big dreams left to fulfill with his whole life still ahead of him.
When one thinks of great poker player nations, the US, UK, Germany, Canada, and other powerhouses come to mind. Poland, while not necessarily a “tier 1 poker country” certainly has some prominent players though. Here, then, are three of Poland’s best… you’ve probably even heard of them but didn’t realize they were Polish!
The lifestyle of a professional poker player looks attractive on the surface, but the most successful players work very hard to attain such a lifestyle, with all it’s trappings.
If you want to become a professional poker player, you’ll need to study, be physically and mentally fit, and work hard to maintain your bankroll and grow it consistently.
With the 2019 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker underway, we catch up with Team Pro Lex Veldhuis to see how he prepared for the grueling 2.5-week-long grind and to hear what advice he’d give to players giving WCOOP a shot for the first time.
The word vacation espouses images of laid back relaxation, carefree fun, and good times. Rightly so, but it’s not always so simple to detach and go on vacation, especially if you’re running your own business.
In this post I open up about the many challenges I faced while trying to keep my poker business running while on vacation over the summer. I hope that my story might resonate with you and that my sharing it may help you with your own challenges.
If you’re a poker beginner, in order to improve you don’t just need to practice playing, you need to adopt winning strategies. In this article, Cardplayer Lifestyle Senior contributor George Epstein shares three strategies, namely the A/K/Q rule, the Hold’em Caveat, and the importance of game texture, which are critical to keep in mind when playing.
Having taught hundreds of senior citizens how to play Texas Hold’em, George Epstein knows that, especially if you want to become a winning player, you’ve got to master the basics.
In this article, Cardplayer Lifestyle’s Senior contributor lists 6 great Texas Hold’em tips that are certainly worthwhile to internalize.
When first getting in to poker media, Geoff Fisk’s dream gig was to cover the EPT Barcelona festival. This year, he got the chance and had an absolute blast.
In this article he recaps his experiences in the Catalonian capital both working in the tournament room as well as out and about in the city.
It can be very difficult to navigate your way in multiway pots, so playing those spots correctly is critical to both protecting your own hands and getting other players to fold their drawing hands.
Here are three tips for how to play better in multiway pots. Be sure to integrate them into your arsenal of poker tools so that you’re equipped to act correctly next time such a spot comes up.
When you hear that an online poker operator has just debuted a new, speedier version of the game, there’s a natural tendency to want to check it out and give the new game a try.
That said, you should be aware that speedier versions of poker tend to increase the elements of luck, which for the skilled poker player is disadvantageous. More details in this brief strategy article.
Having added hundreds of thousands in prize money to his lifetime winnings during the 2019 EPT festival in Barcelona, Charlie Carrel can truly be said to be crushing it as of late.
Geoff Fisk sat with him for a short conversation to get some insight into how he preps for poker play, covering topics like fitness, wellness, diet, and more.
Ever since becoming a Team PokerStars Pro in April, Kalidou Sow has been a busy man. Geoff Fisk managed to catch up with him briefly in between tournaments Sow participated in at the 2019 European Poker Tour Barcelona festival for a brief interview.
In it we learn a bit about what drives Sow as a player, as well as his goals for the near future.
The European Poker Tour stop in Barcelona is popular not just for the great poker action, but also because the Catalonian capital is such a beautiful city. With so much to do on and off the felt, it’s sometimes hard to strike the right balance.
In this article we hear from PokerStars Team pros Lex Veldhuis, Muskan Sethi, and Kalidou Sow regarding how they balance their days while on the scintillating Spanish riviera.
Do you feel that you’re constantly losing in low stakes tournaments to inferior poker players? You’re not alone! Many people feel this way. But what can you do about it?
In this article, professional poker player Chris Wallace gives his tips for how to consistently make money and win at low stakes poker tournaments.
While most poker players live and breathe the game of bluffing and deception, it’s also enjoyable to play other games from time to time. Indeed, there are numerous…
In 2018, Muskan Sethi became the first female Indian sponsored poker pro. In this interview from the 2019 EPT Barcelona, she shares what he last 18 months as a Team PokerStars pro have been like, some insights as to what it means to try and promote poker in India, and her favorite charitable causes to support.
PokerStars Team Pro Lex Veldhuis wears many hats. From streaming his online play on Twitch to his ambassadorial role to commentating on prestigious live poker events, he’s certainly got a lot going on. Oh, and there’s also Lex Live!
Geoff Fisk caught up with Lex during the 2019 PokerStars EPT Barcelona stop for an interview to learn more about how he not only juggles all his responsibilities, but continues to excel at all aspects of poker after more than 15 years in the game.
Upon getting into a career in poker media, one begins to dream of destinations to visit and hopefully get to attend while doing live event coverage.
Geoff Fisk’s dream destination has long been Barcelona, and he’s now in Spain working during PokerStars’ 2019 European Poker Tour festival in the Catalonian capital.
In this personal piece, he reflects on what it’s like to finally be living that long-held dream.
A casino offers poker players plenty of ways to gamble when they’re away from the felt competing against other players. More often than not, however, poker players gravitate away from slots and prefer to take a shot at video poker.
In this article, Ivan Potocki examines three reasons why video poker is preferable to slots, at least among poker players.
Just ahead of the 2019 PokerStars European Poker Tour Barcelona Main Event, Geoff Fisk sat down with PokerStars Team Pro Andre Akkari for an interview.
We learn more about Andre’s preparations for this annual tournament, what he loves about the Barcelona tour stop, what it means for him to represent PokerStars and much more!
There’s still a while to go until the end of 2019, but the year has already seen tons of incredible poker moments. In this op-ed Calum Grant lists his top 10. See if you agree with the ones he’s picked.
When first getting into poker media work, Geoff Fisk dreamed of covering international events, with his top destination being Barcelona, Spain. He’ll be getting the chance to realize his dream at the 2019 PokerStars’ EPT Barcelona festival.
This post previews the top five things he’s looking forward to as he prepares to embark on his maiden journey to the Catalonian capital.