There’s competition these days when it comes to poker club apps, with upstarts like Upoker and Poker Bros recently joining the field. PPPoker was the first such app, however, debuting back in 2016, and they remain the leader, as illustrated via this comprehensive compare and contrast article.
Bruce and Robbie speak with two home game poker hosts, Robert and Chad, to learn how they handle cash games, tech issues, funds tracking, and more.
George Chao of BBO Poker Tables speaks about the importance of family bonding while playing board games (not just poker) and Ben Ludlow caps off the show with a One Outer showcasing a number of unique and interesting online poker products he’s developed that’ll surely give you a good chuckle.
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 Spring 2020 keeps you abreast of all the latest developments and promotions, and special events and offers they’ve got going on.
Low-stakes mixed games are loads of fun, but it’s often quite difficult to find them be spread in poker rooms, even in Las Vegas.
Here are five of the top reasons more poker rooms ought to spread low-stakes mixed games. It’s a win-win situation for everyone involved to join the mixed games movement.
In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews professional poker player Alec Torelli, who currently lives in Northern Italy, only 24 miles away from where Italy’s Patient One was diagnosed. Alec discusses his experience amidst COVID-19 in Italy, which has been hit hard by the global pandemic.
The RecPoker panel of Steve Fredlund, Jim Reid, Chris Jones, Rob Washam, John Somsky, and Andrew Feist discuss what they have been learning, struggling with, and working on in regard to recent on-line poker experience. They also take a look at a hand history from the Super High Roller Bowl Russia.
Meet-up games (MUGs) have become exceedingly popular in live poker circles over the last couple of years in large part due to the efforts of popular poker vloggers Brad Owen and Andrew Neeme.
We caught up with the dynamic duo to learn more about how they plan their MUGs, what goes on during a typical meet-up game, and to hear some of their personal highlights of MUGs past.
Maximizing profits is the hallmark of the successful poker player. To improve your game, you need to master the skills required to ensure you’re squeezing the most out of your opponents.
Here are five proven strategies that will help you achieve just that, maximized profits, at the poker tables.
A skilled poker coach, Tadas Peckaitis knows what it takes to play poker for a living. It’s certainly not all glitz and glamour, and it takes hard work to be able to depend solely on poker for your income.
Here are three tips that will serve you well if you choose to go down the path that will take you towards being a professional poker player.
On the latest episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard Lee interviews Craig Varnell, first place finisher in the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event. The event was stopped due to Coronavirus concerns, and Craig was declared the winner, as he was the chip leader at the time.
There are a number of different poker coaching companies in the market these days what can help you in different ways. One such company is PokerNerve, which has multiple channels via which to assist you beyond their poker courses.
In this post by Richard Jenkins, he lists 7 of the top ways that PokerNerve can help you boost your poker game.
If someone wins the same award twice in a row, you know it’s certainly no fluke. The RunGood Poker Series is now a two-time Global Poker Award winner for Best Mid-Major Circuit.
Geoff Fisk caught up with series founder Tana Karn to discuss the tour’s evolution and its plans for the future.
With the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the world, we’re in dire need of injections of positivity. While in poker nobody wants to be a calling station, we’re hereby launching the #callingstation campaign to get poker players to pick up the phone and call at least one person each day during the month of April 2020.
Spread the word. Who ya gonna call?
With poker on lockdown the world over, many players might find that their skills could suffer if they don’t do something proactive to maintain them. This article is full of ideas for how to keep your poker skills on point during lockdown.
Omaha Poker Training is the only training tool that allows you to improve at Pot Limit Omaha by actually playing the game. The software adds resources and features on a weekly basis, all of which are included in its basic membership package.
Whatever your poker weaknesses, OPT can help you plug your leaks and improve your mastery of PLO. It’s certainly a great poker training product worth checking out!
In times of a worldwide pandemic like COVID-19, poker players ought to be grateful that it’s still possible to play the game online. Home game players, in particular, have transitioned to private online poker home games, and it’s better than not being able to play at all.
Even so, there’s still something lacking when you and your home game buddies can’t gather in person to play the game you love and are limited to competing at the virtual felt with Zoom meeting accompaniment.
With the fate of the 2020 World Series of Poker not yet certain due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns, we take a moment to reflect back on five of the greatest moments in WSOP history. Join us as we take a short trip down memory lane, reliving some of the game’s most memorable showdowns at the felt.
Progressive Knockout tournaments, also known as Bounty Hunters, have become increasingly popular in recent years, adding more nuance and excitement to navigating MTTs (multi-table tournaments).
If you’re looking to hone your PKO skills, PokerNerve’s Bounty Hunter course, which we review extensively here, will provide you with the tools you need to consistently go deep and notch great results.
With the COVID-19 virus wreaking havoc, Elliot Roe and Run It Once Training have decided to temporarily lower the price of the A-Game Poker Masterclass to $297 (original price $999) in order to help support the poker community.
We’ve got more details from Elliot as well as RIO Training founder Phil Galfond in this exclusive article.
With home games having moved online due to the Coronavirus, Bruce and Robbie tackle how to make the transition. Lots of customization options for play money tournaments available via the PokerStars.net private home games feature, settling offline via payment apps, and much more.
It’s fun to look down at your hole cards and see Ace-King staring back up at you. It’s one of the top hands in Hold’em, but you still have to know how to play it right in order to maximize your wins and minimize your losses.
Tadas Peckaitis offers three great tips for how to best play Ace-King. If you follow his advice, you’ll be in good shape.
As March 2020 comes to a close, we track the leading ladies of the live poker scene to see how they’ve ranked as far as the Global Poker Index Female Player of the Year leaderboard is concerned.
For many recreational players, the idea of playing online seems appealing, especially in our current world of social distancing and self-quarantine. But where do we start? What are the risks? Is it even legal? What should we be playing? What site should I use? Is my money safe?
The RecPoker panel of Steve Fredlund, Jim Reid, Chris Jones, Rob Washam, and John Somsky discuss these questions and more, highlighting John’s extensive knowledge and involvement with online poker and the personal experience playing online with the panel.
Survivor fans are familiar with the name Shirin Oskooi but she’s a relative newbie to poker. Having first fallen in love with the game at Run It Up Reno, Shirin has transitioned away from a career in the tech world to become a full-time poker player.
In this interview, Shirin shares the details of her journey to the felt along with plenty of fun poker and Survivor talk.
With the COVID-19 pandemic having wreaked utter havoc on the live poker scene, one organization that’s got to make some big adjustments is The Hendon Mob/GPI.
We check in with the team that runs the world’s largest live poker tournament database to see how they’re coping with the fallout of shuttered poker rooms and cancelled poker festivals the world over, and what they’re busying themselves with during the Coronavirus era.
Joey Ingram sat for a conversation with Mike McDonald on the Poker Life Podcast on March 19, 2020. The pair discussed PokerShares and Mike betting on the likelihood of the 2020 WSOP happening in light of the Coronavirus fears. They also discussed illegal mobile poker apps and agents, phone chargers, at the WSOP, America’s Cardroom, and more.
With people quarantined and in self-isolation the world over during the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re turning online for everything; this includes poker. Luckily it’s not only possible to play poker online, but to do so with friends via a private home game.
Private home games are flourishing these days, so here’s our guide for how to make them happen (they’re free and can be played from anywhere in the world) as well as how to get the most out of the experience.
Bernard speaks with PokerNews’ Chad Holloway and RunGood Poker Series President Tana Karn about the immediate effects of the Coronavirus on the live poker scene, as well as discussing the potential longer-term impacts on live poker tours.
Cardplayer Lifestyle wants to help members of the poker media by offering them work during this unprecedented time of crisis. To do that, we need the support of our fans and from other companies in the poker industry.
Kindly take a couple minutes to read our appeal, and thank you for your consideration.
Tim Duckworth is the latest interviewee in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker media series and it was a privilege to learn more about him. He is one of many live reporters who traverse the world documenting hand-by-hand poker play for our entertainment.
Beyond learning about Tim’s career, we also get a peek into what the work of a live reporter entails. We hope you’ll enjoy the read as much as we enjoyed conducting the interview.