Bernard speaks with professional poker player Maria Ho about the 2nd Annual Global Poker Awards ceremony, which she hosted along with Drea Renee in the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas.
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.
Attending the 2018 Women in Poker Hall of Fame ceremony was an honor and a privilege. Beyond the event’s beauty and pageantry, however, was an underlying message that the poker industry needs to take to heart.
It’s time for us all to stop lamenting that there aren’t more women in our game, and to step up and start doing something practical about it. Let’s start putting the time, effort, and resources into making “wishful thinking” a reality to create a second, sustained poker boom.
Since its founding back in 2008, the Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WiPHoF) has inducted a new class every two years. With a large backlog of deserving women starting to form, James Guill opines that it’s time to move to an annual induction ceremony.
It’s always a thrill to see famous athletes and celebrities playing poker. One athlete who has long been a fan of the game we all love is Shawn Marion.
Over Labor Day weekend, the retired NBA star traveled to Oklahoma to play in the River Poker Series at WinStar Casino. He performed like a true champ! Read on to learn more about Marion’s day working the poker tables.
Maria Ho’s star has continued climbing in poker. Each year she gets more and more visible as a wonderful ambassador for the game, and she’s doing a great job of promoting it to the masses, women in particular. She was kind enought o sit down with us for an interview during the PokerListings Battle of Malta, which she was hosting for the second time. We asked her about her family history, getting into the poker industry, women in poker, and much more. You won’t want to miss her answers!