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Should Serious Poker Players be Bothering with Newer Fast-Paced Options?

When you hear that an online poker operator has just debuted a new, speedier version of the game, there’s a natural tendency to want to check it out and give the new game a try.

That said, you should be aware that speedier versions of poker tend to increase the elements of luck, which for the skilled poker player is disadvantageous. More details in this brief strategy article.

Interview with Lex Veldhuis

PokerStars Team Pro Lex Veldhuis wears many hats. From streaming his online play on Twitch to his ambassadorial role to commentating on prestigious live poker events, he’s certainly got a lot going on. Oh, and there’s also Lex Live!

Geoff Fisk caught up with Lex during the 2019 PokerStars EPT Barcelona stop for an interview to learn more about how he not only juggles all his responsibilities, but continues to excel at all aspects of poker after more than 15 years in the game.

7 Differences Between Live and Online Poker

If you’ve ever played both live and online poker, you’ll know that while the two might be “related,” they’re certainly very different from one another.

Ivan Potocki has put together a great list of 7 of the main differences between online and live poker. If you’ve always stuck to one version and have never played the other, this list will be helpful to you before jumping in for the first time.

Transitioning from Online to Live Poker Play

After 6 years playing online, Cardplayer Lifestyle contributor Shannon Mack is beginning to make the transition to live poker. In this general update, he takes us along and shares the progress he has made.

There’s a lot that aspiring poker players out there can learn from reading Shannon’s story. Have a read through and see how his experiences can help you blaze your own path in poker.