On the latest episode of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast (#270), together with my co-host Bruce Briggs, I interviewed Eric Danis, Head of Poker Content for the Global Poker League/Global Poker Index.
Listen to the entirety of Episode 270 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Eric starting at the 14-minute mark. You can also read the transcript.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s always great to land an exclusive story. It’s even better when the story involves one of the world’s greatest poker players, Phil Hellmuth, and the hottest poker company in the world, the Global Poker Index. We’ve got the scoop and have interviewed GPI CEO Alex Dreyfus and Phil Hellmuth to talk about the landmark acquisition. Read on for more details.