The Department of Justice has approved a deal that will allow former Full Tilt Poker players to get their money back. The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog brings you all the details.
Atlantic City gaming enthusiasts have one more reason to smile as Harrah’s begins offering poolside blackjack. The new poolside gaming area is set to be imitated by other East Coast casino resort destinations.
The Poker Hall of Fame is set to induct 2 new members, Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson. The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog is here to fill you in on all the details.
Nothing adds more pizzazz to a story than mention of the name Donald Trump. Naturally, the U.S. online poker legalization saga just got a bit more interesting now that Donald Trump has thrown his hat in the ring.
The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog wraps up its coverage of the World Series of Poker Europe with a report on the Main Event, featuring the winner Elio Fox. Fox wins €1.4 million and the championship bracelet.
The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog is pleased to bring you some more of the latest news in poker, with this blog post covering the NBC Heads-Up Championship cancellation, the DoylesRoom acquisition, and WSOP Main Event prop bets.
Michael “the Grinder” Mizrachi just won his 2nd bracelet, dominating Event #5 at the 2011 World Series of Poker Europe. The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog recaps his great achievement in this post.
Do you love playing online poker at PokerStars? Well, then you’ll be thrilled to hear what they have in store for you this Sunday: 2 Sunday Millions and 2 Sunday Warm-Ups!
The best No-Limit Texas Hold’em tournament player in the world, Phil Hellmuth, is at it again! The all-time leader in bracelets won at the WSOP is looking to add to his collection with #12 at the WSOPE.
The 2011 World Series of Poker Europe will be played from October 7-20 in Cannes, France. Seven bracelets will be awarded, and poker’s top pros will be gunning for gold. The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog has everything you need to know about this annual poker event series.
There is no reason to treat your online ventures with any less seriousness than a visit to a real casino. You wouldn’t dream of turning up to a genuine gaming arena in your sweats with a serious case of bed-head-hair, so why log on in a state of foggy mindedness. When it comes to beating the house, every little advantage is crucial.
The poker world is wondering what will happen now that Full Tilt Poker’s license has been revoked and the company has reportedly been bought out. This poker blogger has some pretty educated guesses.
Get our your pickled herring, gefilte fish, and Chinese food – it’s time to name the Top 10 Jews in Poker. Happy Rosh Hashana to all our Jewish friends, from Cardplayer Lifestyle!
Want to know how you can get your money back from Full Tilt Poker? Want to know how, with a few simple clicks you can help get laws passed to legalize poker in the United States? The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog has the answers to these questions.
The shock has worn off a little from hearing about the alleged Ponzi scheme that was Full Tilt Poker. Time for this poker blogger to let you know what people in the industry have been saying as well as reactions from notable poker pros.
Full Tilt Poker exposed by the U.S. Department of Justice as one big Ponzi scheme. Howard “The Professor” Lederer, Chris “Jesus” Ferguson and other company board members apparently stole hundreds of millions from players.
Though nobody knows when it’s going to happen, it’s a foregone conclusion that online poker will someday be legal again in the United States. When that happens, it will be interesting to see which online poker room players will flock to.
Have you ever wondered who would win in a fight between Las Vegas and Atlantic City? Vegas, right? Well the underdog Atlantic City sure came out swinging hard…
Canadian online poker players with money locked in Full Tilt Poker finally have some hope. A Canadian law firm has filed a class action lawsuit that any Canadian can join.
Don’t you wish there was some way to buy in to your favorite daily or weekly tournament instead of waiting in line, in person, at the poker room? Have you ever walked in to a poker room ready to play in a tournament only to find that it had already started? Well, this poker blogger just discovered a cool site that allows you to do just that: lock up a seat in a live poker tournament online, right from the comfort of your living room: www.pokertickets.com.
Hurricane Irene is currently making its presence felt across the Eastern Seaboard, including one of this poker blogger’s favorite destinations, Atlantic City.
With a lead character that’ll clearly have aged in McDermott, Rounders 2 scriptwriters will have to bridge the long gap. My money says what they’ll come up with will have something to do with online poker. To do so would be quite wise in my opinion, as it would pique the interest of the film’s cult audience of poker players.
While many online poker pros have given serious thought to relocating abroad, where they could continue playing legally, just the thought of the bureaucracy and hassle involved has forced plenty potential emigrants to stay put. Enter the “Poker Refugees” service.
While Wilmington, Delaware isn’t exactly bursting at the seams with Vegas-style megaresorts, the Casino at Delaware Park has definitely put the city on poker players’ maps. The casino is looking to make an even bigger name for itself by attempting to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Continuous Poker Tournament ever held this Saturday.
When things aren’t going well for you at the poker table, there are things you can try to do to get yourself out of the rut. Here’s the 2nd part of a 2-part series in which we give you some helpful tips to reverse a poker downswing.
Here are some tips I think would help anyone experiencing a lengthy downswing at the poker tables: Take a Break, Have A(nother) Hobby, Study, Study, Study!, Chalk it up to Variance, Have and Use a “Support Network” of Poker Friends.
Many Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog readers used to play on Full Tilt Poker before they disappeared from the online poker landscape. The rumor mill has been churning ever since as to the future of the former #2 online poker room, with plenty of trending topics of discussion, including “Where’s Phil Ivey?”, a possible European buyout of the site, and the potential of frozen monies to be returned to the players.
With apologies to Phil Hellmuth, this year may not be the year of the “brat” after all, but rather the year of the “lamb”, Ben Lamb. Already having won a WSOP bracelet this year in the $10,000 buy-in Pot Limit Omaha Championship, and with an additional 2nd place finish and 2 other big cashes to his credit, Ben Lamb has literally has his way at the 2011 World Series of Poker. This poker blog has given plenty of space to the accomplishments of Hellmuth, the all-time leader in WSOP bracelets won with 11, but Lamb has in fact done him one better and is the current leader in the WSOP Player of the Year race.
With the possible exception of his 1st WSOP bracelet, the famous 1989 Main Event victory of Johnny Chan, a bracelet win today at the $50,000 Player’ s Championship surely would’ve counted for Phil Hellmuth’s sweetest win ever. Made of white and yellow gold, diamonds, rubies, and sapphires, even the bracelet itself clearly stands out as unique. Unfortunately, Brian Rast has other plans for the Poker Brat.
The dynamics of no limit Texas Holdem ring games means that buying in for the absolute maximum may not always be your best option. Forget what the so called experts tell you about always buying in for the maximum; this only applies if several factors are in place. Firstly you need to have an advantage and a significant advantage over some of your opponents for your big stack to do you any good. If you haven’t and you are –EV against the entire table then what is the point in buying in for the maximum?