Understanding the “why?” of different actions made at the poker table is a critical component of making the correct decisions. Our Senior contributor George Epstein explains and gives examples from poker and outside of poker in this article.
We welcome Soula Tsoumbaras as the latest interviewee in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series. Learn all about her passion for poker, her pokerbuzz media site, and her dedication to promoting the game of poker in Australia.
Often, poker players enjoy casino games, too. Thus, from time to time here at Cardplayer Lifestyle we publish articles to inform and educate players about casino games and the relevant aspects of online casino gameplay.
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Sky Matsuhashi takes us through a hand to demonstrate the concept of hand reading and how doing so and following through on that read with appropriate action will lead to making the right decisions at the poker tables in the long run.
As one of the more popular poker training sites, there’s always something new and interesting happening at Run It Once Training.
This quarterly update for Summer 2020 keeps you abreast of all the latest developments and promotions, and special events and offers they’ve got going on.
Bernard interviews four-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Eli Elezra. Eli speaks about his time in the Israel Defense Forces, specifically his tour of duty during the first Lebanon War, in which he almost got killed twice.
Eli also talks about how he got into poker while working in Alaska, and his time playing with some of the game’s true legends, including Chip Reese, Doyle Brunson, Stu Ungar, Phil Ivey, and more.
Nobody wants to experience tilt at the poker tables, as it could be exceptionally destructive. Here’s our list of the top 10 ways to make sure tilt doesn’t happen to you in the first place. Adhere to them and your bankroll will be better off.
There’s no denying the existence of bots on online poker sites. While the reputable sites make every effort to track and eliminate them, players still need to be aware of what dangers they are (or may not) be in when it comes to all things bot-related.
In this article, Tadas Peckaitis shares three important fact about poker bots that are worthwhile keeping in mind when you play poker online.
Poker will be getting some more good mainstream media attention, as Bernard Lee has just scored a new column in the Metrowest Daily News. The bi-monthly column will see him discuss poker strategy as well as share top news in the poker world with audiences in the Milford, Massachusetts region, as well as worldwide via the outlet’s website.
Tadas Peckaitis shares his top three tips for how to play made flushes and flush draws. Being in these spots can be very profitable, if you play your hand properly. Get too loose, though, and you might be the one getting squeezed out of chips at the tables.
partypoker, in conjunction with the World Poker Tour, will be holding a special $500,000 guaranteed charity poker event to benefit 1Day Sooner, as part of the WPT World Online Championships.
We’ve got all the pertinent details, plus more about satellites, which celebrities and poker player ambassadors will be bounties in the charity poker event, a Poker Industry Invitational Event, and more.
With the 2020 WSOP being held online, the team at Pokercode, including founders Fedor Holz and Matthias Eibinger, as well as top players like Steffen Sontheimer and mental game experts like Elliot Roe, are ready to coach you to success!
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The RecPoker panel of Steve Fredlund, Jim Reid, Chris Jones, Rob Washam, John Somsky, and Andrew Feist chat with Chris Moneymaker, winner of the WSOP Main Event in 2003 resulting in the “Moneymaker Effect” that included a tripling of the Main Event field the very next year.
We talk WSOP, recreational player strategy, and the importance of learning in the context of community.
Bruce and Robbie welcome Chad McVean to the show to discuss his home game history, what he loves so much about poker podcasts, and all things poker.
Our sound engineer, Jeff, also joins us to report on what’s happening in the poker scene in Las Vegas, as well as the city vibe in general.
Finally, Ben Ludlow ends off the show with some hot takes on the WSOP giving out bracelets for online events.
The Great Poker Reopening is a miniseries dedicated to chronicling the reemergence of live poker across the United States after a months-long lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The third installment of this miniseries covers the San Diego region.
For serious poker players, bankroll tracking and management isn’t optional; it’s a must. Thus, a mobile app that makes the process easy and contains numerous value-added features is practically by definition a must-have.
Here’s our review of the Poker Stack app, which enables you to do so much more than just keep accurate records of your poker bankroll.
Anuj Arora is the latest interviewee in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker media series and it was a pleasure to learn more about him. His stellar work for the Fuse Media group of sites has given tremendous assistance and knowledge to all those who follow the happenings in the online poker business niche.
Beyond learning about Anuj’s career, we also get a peek into his day-to-day work, as well as what his life is like away from the (home) office. We hope you’ll enjoy the read as much as we enjoyed conducting the interview.
As people get older, it’s that much more important to stay active, both physically as well as mentally. Ageing is tough, but playing poker can certainly help keep the brain active in an engaging way. Senior citizens have numerous tools at their disposal to learn poker and become quite proficient at playing the game well.
2019 WSOP Main Event champion Hossein Ensan joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show for an interview to speak about about his reign as champion during this past year, as well as what he has done to be an ambassador for the game during this time.
The popularity of online poker apps has boomed in recent months, but there’s a lack of information on how exactly the apps operate, whether real money play is possible, and what the role of agents are in the process.
In this article, longtime industry veteran Alex Scott explains the online poker app ecosystem, how the operators make money, why the apps are so popular, and how agents facilitate real money transactions behind the scenes.
Everyone wants to bust Phil Hellmuth from a tournament, right? That’s quite similar to being in the shoes of anyone who has ever played in a progressive knockout tournament (PKO).
In this article, PKO Poker Strategy author Dara O’Kearney shares some great tips about how to best play and navigate through PKOs.
Nobody wants to sit at a poker table and have to worry about getting cheated with marked cards. Cheating in live poker has come a long way from the nail markings of yesteryear. with methods getting much more sophisticated.
Enter Shuffle Tech’s Cheating Detection System. You’ll be able to play with no worries whatsoever with protection like that in place.
How you respond to opponents’ c-bets depends on whether you’re in or out of position, and doing do appropriately will enable you to put the pressure back on them as well as pick your spots well.
In this article, Tadas Peckaitis shares three top tips for playing against c-bets when in and out of position.
It’s not uncommon for people who enjoy playing poker to dream about the game. Our Senior contributor George Epstein shares the details of a recent poker dream he had, which kept him awake wondering if he played a hand correctly in order to maximize value from an opponent.
Back in 1993, Robert Turner convinced the now-late owner of the Los Angeles Lakers Dr. Jerry Buss to participate in a charity poker tournament at the Bicycle Casino. Dr. Buss’ only catch: the tournament had to be played using poker chips made of real gold!
Here’s the amazing story of how the tournament came together, including a list of some of the incredible poker legends, like Stu Ungar and Chip Reese, who participated.
Every month, members at rec.poker enjoy a seminar put together by the RecPoker Podcast Panel, led by Membership Content Director Chris Jones.
For July, the seminar is all about bluffing and we felt this was a great opportunity to showcase the seminars while providing the podcast audience with some great discussion on the art/science of bluffing.
Knowing the right amount to bet in poker is critical such that you don’t risk too much on bluffs as well as maximize value from your opponents.
In this article, Ivan Potocki lists 7 different types of bets you can make in poker and briefly explains how these bets will help you boost your bottom line.
On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Maria Konnikova, accomplished poker player and author of the new book The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win.
Maria talks about her 3.5-year long odyssey in the poker world, which saw her get coached by Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel, climb to great heights and big wins, and being a PokerStars sponsored pro.
If you’re a beginner at poker and looking to develop your game, there are a number of great resources out there that you can utilize in order to boost your poker prowess and skill set.
Good poker players love playing against calling stations because that almost guarantees you’ll have winning sessions. Still, it’s important to know how to maximize value when they’re at your table.
In this article, Tadas Peckaitis shares his top three tips for playing well against calling stations.