If you’re a recreational poker player, the highlight of your year is undoubtedly the World Series of Poker. Whether you plan on playing in one of the events or just railing your home game buddies of favorite pros, it’s the most wonderful time of the year to be a poker lover. The 2016 WSOP schedule has been released and we decided to look at the top five events that recreational poker players are likely to love the most. Let us know if you agree with our picks.
Joe McKeehen burst onto the poker scene with a dominating win at the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event. With a huge chip lead going into the November Nine, McKeehen was pretty much unstoppable on his way to claiming the title. He sat down with us for a short interview so we could learn a little bit more about his prowess at the table as well as his plans for the future.
You’re sitting around the table with your home game buddies and someone wants to add a little spice to the evening, so they announce “it’s time for some deuces wild poker!” The mood immediately lifts, and everyone gets all excited. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to play deuces wild poker at the World Series of Poker and even be able to win a bracelet in the popular poker discipline? Here are 10 reasons why it’s time for deuces wild poker to make it’s debut at the WSOP.
A tidal wave of disappointment swept through the Rio as Daniel Negreanu got eliminated from the 2015 WSOP Main Event in 11th place. Then again, there are plenty of reasons why poker fans around the world should take heart and not be disappointed. Have a look at our list of 7 reasons why.
Cardplayer Lifestyle contributor Ben Saxton continues his mission to find some of the most interesting poker players you haven’t (yet) heard about. In this third article of his Poker Faces series, Ben interviews Steve Bierman, who is determined to make a run at the poker world’s most coveted bracelet while playing in his first ever WSOP Main Event. This is a story you won’t want to miss.
We’re honored to bring to you this exclusive audio interview with Chris Moneymaker, the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion. Chris graciously answered questions about being a poker ambassador for the Hollywood Poker Open, reminisced with us about some critical hands that took place during his run to the championship back in 2003, and more. We know you’ll enjoy this special interview with the poker champion who will forever be a household name associated with the poker boom.