iNinja Poker

Like a supernova, the iNinja Poker Tour burned brightly for its brief lifespan. A favorite among Minnesota and Mid-west poker enthusiasts the tour awarded over $2 million in prize monies before shutting its doors.

In this post, we dive into the brand’s origin story, how lack of business savvy forced it to shut down, and have the scoop on the brand’s upcoming resurrection, with what players can expect from new ownership.

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2018 Negreanu vlog

In celebration of Daniel Negreanu’s 44th birthday, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 things we loved about his 2018 World Series of Poker vlog.

For 46 straight days, we were treated to entertaining videos giving us an inside look into the life and experiences of Kid Poker at the biggest poker event of the year. This list is our thank you to Daniel, for taking us along for the ride.

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Dan Michalski

Longtime poker fans are likely very familiar with Pokerati.com, but perhaps less so with site founder Dan Michalski. I’m honored to have conducted this feature-length interview with Dan to learn about his career in the poker world and how the Pokerati site and brand developed from scratch into an industry powerhouse.

We hope you enjoy this unique look at a part of poker’s recent past, which will hopefully give you some additional appreciation for those who trailblazed the way for the current poker media corps.

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While Phil Hellmuth continues to prove the haters wrong, recently adding a 15th WSOP bracelet to his career total, a number of players have “kept pace with him,” also having managed to win five since Phil won his 10th over a decade ago.

This article lists those players and looks at other players who, if they can continue to sustain their bracelet-winning pace, might give Phil Hellmuth a run for his money in the future. That assumes, of course, that Hellmuth will slow down, which might never happen.

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PokerStars play

Regulations have made it impossible for PokerStars to offer real-money online poker in Australia or the United States (aside for New Jersey). That doesn’t mean that the company has entirely given up on maintaining a presence in these two countries.

The PokerStars Play app allows American and Australian poker players to enjoy online poker without any money being wagered. More information about this app is available in this article.

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Poker Castle

Until now, all poker study and online has been limited to individual learning. Poker Castle is introducing a brand new group learning platform utilizing online technology to help players improve at poker and enable coaches to train students better.

Shannon Mack had the opportunity to be one of the first to give Poker Castle a try. Check out his review. Spoiler alert: Poker Castle is nothing short revolutionary!

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Break WSOP

The WSOP is famous for having the best tournament structures in the world. Part and parcel of good structures entails scheduled breaks. How best to spend that break time in between levels, though? What do top pros like Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari, and Joe Cada do on their breaks?

Geoff Fisk takes a detailed look at WSOP breaks in this article, which will give you an idea of how best to spend your downtime while playing in a World Series of Poker tournament.

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