While on vacation in the U.S. this summer, more than once I found myself wishing I could go and play poker at the nearby land-based casinos. With that said, my trip was meant to be a family vacation, with “poker nights” at the bottom of my priority list.
Still, for a guy who founded the Cardplayer Lifestyle blog, you’d think he’d find the right time and place to carve out a poker session or two, right? Here’s a story that I’m sure many poker lovers out there can identify with.
Sadly, we’re not all destined to win huge jackpots. Some of us get lucky in Powerball, while others hit slot jackpots and still others are fortunate enough to take part in a bad bead jackpot in a poker room.
After 16 years of playing in casinos, Chad Holloway still hasn’t managed to score a jackpot. He shares his close misses as well as his lucky numbers (which, considering that he hasn’t won, you might not want to use) with you in this post.
While the tried and true method of improving at poker usually involves playing a lot and learning from each session, as well as hitting the books and reading up on proper poker theory, playing other games can be beneficial as well.
Chess, blackjack, and even eSports can help you hone the skills necessary for winning at the poker tables. Want to learn more? Read this article.
Are you one of the tens of thousands of people who regularly watch Jaime Staples’ vlog? As you can imagine, the PokerStars Online Pro can’t do it all alone; he’s got a whole team assisting him crank out awesome content on a regular basis. The vlog, though? That’s all his brother Chris.
We had a nice long chat with Chris Staples, the maestro responsible for crafting his brother Jaime’s popular vlog. He gave a us an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to put it all together. Enjoy!
Just as poker players know the importance of making the most of every slight advantage at the tables, so, too, does it pay to ensure the house has a little of an advantage over you when playing in an online casino.
For those poker players who like to gamble once in a while at an online casino, we hope you find our list of 5 things to look for helpful.
As PokerStars prepares for a beta launch of Power Up, Cardplayer Lifestyle was recently given an opportunity to speak with Severin Rasset, Director of Poker Innovation and Operations at PokerStars.
We asked him about Power Up’s role in the relationship between traditional poker, the increasing audio/visual complexity of modern gaming, and what the relationship between them means for the future of the game we love.
We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview.
The much-hyped PokerStars Power Up game has finally made its official debut. We had a chance to test it at a special media event during the PokerStars Championship Barcelona festival.
Here’s an explanation of the new game, our thoughts about Power Up and the general idea of e-sports mixed with poker, and our opinion on what effect the game’s debut will have on the greater poker ecosystem.
Bradley Chalupski had never attended a professional poker tournament series before. His first experience was covering the 2017 PokerStars Championship Barcelona.
In this post, he explains to us what it was like, including watching Igor Kurganov win a million and all the emotions that accompany that.
We hope you enjoy this unique perspective on what has become quite a commonplace occurrence.
Hang around poker long enough and you’ll meet some fascinating people, both playing at the tables and documenting the happenings at the felt. One such fascinating person is Kim Yuhl, who has done some great poker writing for PokerNews over the last couple of years.
In our latest installment of “Get to Know the Poker Media”, we invite you to learn more about Kim and her life away from the poker world; hope you enjoy.
We keep on seeing new innovations to casino games, like thematic slots, for example. One has to wonder if poker is next…
Will we see changes to the game take hold and gain in popularity or will purity and traditional poker reign supreme?
More in this article.