After experiencing a downswing, or a perhaps disproportionate amount of bad beats online, a player may tend to start thinking that the games are rigged. While such thoughts are understandable, they are factually incorrect, as no licensed online poker site’s games are rigged. Tadas Peckaitis explains further in this article.
Brick and mortar casinos offer tons of gaming fun. While slots tend to be very popular, so are card games, and there are a number of fan favorites. This article lists four of the top card games played at casinos.
An interview with John Hesp, who remains a very popular poker player among fans of the game years after his memorable run to 4th place in the WSOP Main Event.
Over the course of two hours, we discussed the COVID-19 epidemic, learned of John’s highly opinionated political views on the matter, and discussed how the poker world ought to be adjusting in the coronavirus era.
In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Poker Hall of Famer and six-time WSOP bracelet winner, Daniel Negreanu. Daniel discusses what he has been doing during the COVID-19 lockdown, shares his thoughts about the postponement of the 2020 WSOP, and talks about his new role as GG Poker Ambassador.
Bernard also speaks with James “SplitSuit” Sweeney, co-founder of Red Chip Poker, about the launch of CORE 2.0.
When and how will live poker finally come back? When will home game poker players finally feel comfortable returning to the tables? How did Robbie snag an interview with Doyle Brunson? What “essential” online poker products does Ben Ludlow think we’ve GOT to have?
All these questions and more get discussed in episode #354 of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast.
Jennifer Shahade is a two-time U.S. Women’s Chess Champion, speaker, host, author and PokerStars Ambassador. The Program Director at US Chess Women, Jennifer is passionate about female empowerment and creative work around the games she loves most, chess and poker. She is the author of Chess Bitch and Play Like a Girl, books that, along with her work for US Chess Women, aims to bring more females into the game.
Jennifer believes that thinking inside The GRID, the title of her poker podcast, is a way to organize our thinking in a hectic world, as well as a portal into deep and beautiful thought. The grid is both a reference to the 8×8 chess board, and the 13×13 color coded grid of all possible poker hands, which poker professionals now use to study the game. Jennifer is also an author and host at the Grand Chess Tour and of the award winning podcast, Ladies Knight. In 2020, The GRID won the Global Poker Award for the best poker podcast.
The Bernard Lee Poker Show, a proud member of the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, is celebrating its 13th anniversary. Big name guests like Daniel Negreanu, are slated to make upcoming appearances on the show, which will also offer loads of great giveaways.
The late, great Kenny Rogers sang “you’ve gotta know when to fold ’em.” This is quite true if you’re looking to save money and ensure your poker bankroll grows over time.
Sky Matsuhashi lays out four tips for knowing when to fold in this article, which will ensure you save money in the long run.
Tadas Peckaitis offers players just starting out in their Pot Limit Omaha journeys three tips to keep in mind. Even if you’re a No Limit Hold’em expert, the differences between it and PLO are such — and the variance so much greater — that these tips will prove exceptionally valuable.
Online poker home games are booming in the coronavirus era, especially those hosted on PokerStars.
As such, we checked in with PokerStars ambassadors Chris Moneymaker, GJ Reggie, Fintan Hand, and Felix Schneiders to hear about their personal online home game poker game experiences.
Online poker, live streaming, and virtual reality poker are now realities. Could some sort of combination of the three represent the next evolution of the game of poker as we know it?
PokerCoaching.com has a 10-person roster of incredibly well-regarded poker coaches, from Jonathan Little on down the line. The team teach a variety of different No Limit Hold’em skills, and Mike Patrick dives deep to break down exactly what you can expect from each exceptional poker coach.
The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews WPT champion and WSOP bracelet winner, Tyler Pstterson, who describes his experiences during the 2020 WPT Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, which ended in a 10-way chop with Pattersonfinishing in 4th place.
Poker Hall of Famer Doyle Brunson joins us for an exclusive interview in which he shares what he’s been up to during the COVID-19 lockdown and his thoughts on live poker reopening.
The Poker Hall of Famer also reflects on some of the highlights of his storied career in poker.
RunGoodGear President Tana Karn discusses KeepTheLightsOn Initiative that is designed to help the Freelance Poker Media during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch the 15-minute video interview to learn all about the initiative, the partnership between RunGood Gear, Global Poker, and PokerGO, and how the fundraising will benefit those currently out of work in the poker media corps.
Knowing that pocket aces is the best hand in Texas Hold’em still doesn’t guarantee that you’ll know how to best play them. To maximize your winnings with pocket aces, you ought to commit the advice from this strategy article by Tadas Peckaitis to memory.
There are tons of online poker rooms out there, so it’s important to know which ones tick all the important boxes on the checklists such that you’ll be provided with an optimal playing experience.
This article lists five critical measures to check as far as online poker room health before you open up an account and start playing in a particular room.
Studious and ambitious poker players can now enhance their poker knowledge even further, as (together with D&B Poker publishing) Michael Acevedo has released a two-part video pack enhancing and adding to the lessons taught by his bestselling poker strategy book Modern Poker Theory.
The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews three-time WPT champion and two-time WSOP bracelet winner, Anthony Zinno, who describes his experiences during the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, which ended in a 10-way chop with Zinno finishing in 8th place.
The absence of the World Series of Poker this summer means a drastic change for the lives of not only players, but also members of the poker media.
In this op-ed, live reporter Christian Zetzsche reflects on how things will be different this summer, and what he’ll miss most about his annual work at the WSOP.
Bruce and Robbie welcome back the very first guests to ever have appeared on the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, Jan Fisher and Linda Johnson.
The foursome discuss home game poker, poker cruises, and the WSOP in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Red Chip Poker Podcast recently re-launched with its third season, co-hosted by Zac Shaw and James “Splitsuit” Sweeney.
In this article we recap the highlights of the first half dozen episodes or the popular poker strategy audio show.
The crew chats with Zach Elwood, author of Reading Poker Tells, Verbal Poker Tells, and Exploiting Poker Tells. He also hosts the podcast, People Reading People. We have a chance to discuss several specific areas of tells ending with a dive into what we can use when playing online poker.
Alexis Sterner is one of nine finalists who have been shortlisted to potentially win a Platinum Pass as part of PokerStars’ International Women’s Day competition.
We caught up with the registered nurse and poker player for a Q&A on what it’s like to have a shot at the big prize and to get her thoughts on women in poker.
Tadas Peckaitis has put together a list of his top three tips for proper bet sizing in no-limit Texas Hold’em. As mastering this skill will help you win the maximum from your opponents, committing these tips to memory will certainly serve you well at the poker tables.
Poker fans have an everlasting hunger for content, and that’s been exacerbated by forced lockdown and quarantine during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The good news is that there’s a plethora of poker content available to help quench your thirst. Here, then, is our comprehensive list of essential poker content that’ll serve you well during quarantine.
In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews three-time Female GPI Player of the Year (POY) and two-time WSOP bracelet winner, Kristen Bicknell.
Kristen describes the details of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, in which she finished in 2nd place after a 10-way ICM chop.
Kristen also discusses her career online and live including the current Poker Masters being held online on partypoker and also recently being named Female GPI Player of the Year (POY) at the 2020 GPI Global Poker Awards for the third consecutive time.
The new movie Poker Queens depicts what it’s like to be a women in the poker world. Director Sandra Mohr tells a uniquely interesting tale, which includes interviews with numerous top female poker players. Here’s our review of the movie.
The best online poker websites provide you with the opportunity to enjoy these games through the best poker apps – both for iOS and Android, on Smartphones and on tablets. These apps allow you to create or join a poker club, invite your friends to join, and play your favorite poker game at a real money casino or for free.
In this article, George Chao, CEO of BBO Poker Tables, talks about the different types of poker tables for home games. Having put tens of thousands of poker tables in home games across the world, he’s noticed that there are basically three distinct categories for home game poker tables.