what the flop

For years poker officials have been pining for more women to get into the game. It’s certain that a new poker boom would occur if the “other” 50% of the population would start taking more seats at the felt, but how to get them there in the first place remains a mystery,,,

Not so, opines Christina Bradfield. It could be something as simple as beginning to cater to what women want from their poker experience, or incentivizing them appropriately. Her suggestions are pretty darn good, too!

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kosher WSOP

“What to do about food” is always a popular topic for poker players at the WSOP, but for those who keep a strictly kosher diet, knowing the available options is absolutely critical. There are plenty of great kosher restaurants throughout the city of Las Vegas, as well as a number of kosher supermarkets at which to purchase a wide variety of kosher food items.

Here, then, is the ultimate guide to keeping kosher in Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker (as well as throughout the rest of the year), including a complete listing of all kosher establishments and marketplaces.

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mystery person

The lifestyle of a Las Vegas-based cash game grinder is certainly a unique an interesting one. In the quest to get a better understanding of this lifestyle, WSOP bracelet winner Chris “Fox” Wallace sat down with one for an interview.

“Grinder X” (who wished to remain anonymous) taught Chris a number of lessons, and he was able to walk away with some insightful takeaways… some of which may surprise you.

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Phil Ivey MasterClass

The phrase “Phil Ivey’s Master Class” is one I doubt anyone in the world ever thought they’d hear. Yet, improbably, it has just debuted as the newest course among close to five dozen excellent offerings in the MasterClass suite.

In this review, we take a closer look at what a student can expect from the three-hour-long course. Lest you think this poker course will be hyped up excessively by the eager masses, we can assure you that you’ll absolutely be getting your money’s worth — and then some!

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50 WSOP Tips

Having attended the World Series of Poker for a few years now, I’ve got a good deal of experience under my belt. Based on those experiences, to mark the 50th annual WSOP, I’ve put together a list of 50 tips to ensure you have a great time on your upcoming trip to Las Vegas this summer.

Within the list of 50 tips is advice regarding everything from accommodation and transportation to table etiquette, food and beverages, WSOP registration, and much more. Enjoy!

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Israel charity poker tournament

For just the second time, Israel played host to a large-scale charity poker tournament fundraiser. Attended by local celebs, business people, and other notables, the event succeeded in raising $300,000 for special needs children through the Variety Fund. Notably, the event’s profile was boosted by the participation of poker pros Melanie Weisner, Michael Mizrachi, and Patrik Antonius, who flew in from abroad to play and show their support for the charitable organization’s efforts.

Here’s our recap, which includes some videos and pictures that really capture the special feel of the night’s festivities.

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Geoff Fisk poker

Working toward a big dream comes in little steps, little pieces. If there’s something you want to do in life, think about what the very first step would be in moving toward that dream. And keep stepping, keep striding, keep running with it!

That’s what Geoff Fisk did when he made the decision that he wanted to be a poker writer. Here’s the story of his journey down that career path.

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