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Ask the Poker Experts: How Does One Prepare for the $25K PSPC?

Ryan Riess, Maria Konnikova, and Bill Perkins form our panel of poker experts this month to answer they question of how to best approach the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), which is set to be the most unique $25,000 buy-in poker event in history.

Based on their experience, each of the panelists provided some intriguing answers, and food for thought.

Ask the Poker Experts: Help! I’m Too Scared to Move Up in Stakes!

Professional poker players Lena Evans, Maureen Bloechlinger, Jamie Kerstetter, and David Lappin form our panel of poker experts this month to answer a common question among recreational players, namely when it’s appropriate to move up in stakes.

Beyond explaining the mathematical components to the answer, they also collectively tackle the psychological issues at play, as well as point out the important role of timing and game selection.

Ask the Poker Experts: How Does Attending a Live Poker Event Work As a Fan?

Poker is watched by millions of fans worldwide, many of whom have never had the opportunity to attend live events in person. One of our readers sent in a question, wanting to know “how that works” and what the rules for proper etiquette and conduct are for fans at a poker tournament.

Lance Bradley, Donnie Peters, and Remko Rinkema form our panel of poker experts this month to answer our reader’s question based on their unique experience and current jobs within the poker industry.

Ask the Poker Experts: What to Do about an Unskilled Dealer at Your Table?

While it’s of course a player’s responsibility to pay attention at the table, having to put up with a dealer who isn’t up to par can become pretty insufferable, especially if they keep on making mistakes that affect the outcome of the game.

In this month’s Ask the Poker Experts column, we polled four poker legends – Jan Fisher, Maria Ho, Matt Savage, and Mike Sexton – to see how they would deal with such a situation. It’s a tough question, but also not an uncommon situation that poker players have to deal with. Let’s see how our experts would respond.

Ask the Poker Experts: How Should You Prepare for Your First WSOP Main Event?

Playing in the WSOP Main Event is a bucket list item for legions of poker players and fans around the world. When the time comes to finally cross that item off and pony up the $10,000 buy-in, who better to take advice from than past champions who’ve won it all.

In this month’s Ask the Poker Experts column, we poll four past WSOP Main Event winners to see what tips they’d give people playing in the Main Event for the first time. Thanks to Scott Blumstein, Jamie Gold, Joe Hachem, and Chris Moneymaker for participating!

Ask the Poker Experts: What Does Legal U.S. Sports Betting Mean for Online Poker?

In the wake of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning PASPA, confusion, hope, and trepidation are running amok among the poker playing community. At the end of the day, we just want to know what sort of effect this has on playing legal, regulated online poker.

Our panel of experts, comprised of David Huber, Preston Oade, Steve Ruddock, Adam Small, and Mac VerStandig tackles the issue from multiple angles and collectively give a comprehensive answer that serves to dispel any confusion online poker fans might have.