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Jonathan Little cash game masterclass

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!

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playing online poker

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.

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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!

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Dan Addelman and Byron Jacobs

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.

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Fedor Holz

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.

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Robbie vacation

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.

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multiway pots

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.

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speed

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.

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Kalidou Sow

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.

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barcelona

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.

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Muskan Sethi

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.

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Lex Veldhuis

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.

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Casino Barcelona

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.

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Andre Akkari

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!

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