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3 Reasons You Should Care About the Global Poker League

The Global Poker League is officially set to launch with it’s first official player draft, on February 25, 2016. There has been tons of buzz and coverage both within the poker industry as well as in the mainstream press. Especially for poker fans, it seems like the right thing to do is jump aboard the GPL train and support the venture. We’re here to give you a list of 3 reasons why it’s not just all hype and why Alex Dreyfus’ GPL deserves your support.

5 Categories Missing from the 2nd Annual American Poker Awards

The inaugural American Poker Awards ceremony was a resounding success. The categories of awards being given out in this second year have been altered somewhat, but it seems that perhaps a few more ought to have been added in order to recognize more people who contribute to the growth and promotion of poker. This op-ed piece suggests the categories of awards that seem to be missing from this year. There’s also a creative suggestion that perhaps might be adopted for the future.

What’s the New HoldemX Poker Game All About?

When Alex Dreyfus and the GPI innovate in poker, they sure don’t do a half assed job. Their latest creation is HoldemX, which has the poker community buzzing. We had a look at the game and played a few sessions to see what it was all about. There’s much to be said about the game, which is fun and addictive. Yet, some things could be improved to make HoldemX even better. Here’s an honest review for you.

5 Great Reasons to be Optimistic about Online Poker’s Future

Slowly, but surely, online poker is making a comeback. However you slice it, and regardless of everything working against it, the current state of online poker is quite robust and it’s not disappearing anytime soon. Black Friday is but a blip in the rearview mirror and, albeit slowly, online poker is certainly chugging forward. Have a look at our list of 5 reasons to be optimistic about online poker’s future.