Category: Poker News

A look at some of the popular poker blogs for players to follow

September 18, 2020

Poker players and fans who can never get enough of the game should take a look at these blogs The game of poker has been played for many decades and, in modern times, it has experienced a rise in popularity several times, with the most recent one being caused by people moving to online entertainment […]

Poker player found after having been reported missing over two months ago

September 18, 2020

Brad Booth decided to drop out of sight for a while to have some personal time A little over two months ago, friends and family of poker pro “Yukon” Brad Booth reported that he went missing, and, fortunately, his family confirmed on Wednesday that he has been found. Based on a tweet posted by freelance […]

Mayors of Canadian cities plead with province to reopen poker rooms

September 17, 2020

Mayors of various cities across Ontario are asking the province’s Premier, Doug Ford, to reconsider the 50-person capacity limit of casinos across the province, many of which have poker rooms. With 17,000 employees in the gaming industry out of work across the province, many believe it’s time. The mayors of Toronto, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, London, […]

Applying variance to determine the best move in a poker hand

September 17, 2020

Being able to analyze a hand’s possibilities is a big part of gambling in poker Every single hand of poker comes with its own quota of uncertainty, called variance, and the more variance a hand has, the more uncertainty there is. While considered a game of skill, poker also has the element of luck that […]

eSports personality accused of cheating at online poker

September 17, 2020

Fredo Kruse has been called out for using helper software while playing high-stakes games Technological advancements have allowed different tools to be developed that can be used to enhance one’s poker game; however, not all tools are allowed to be used, as they might give unfair advantages to players. This week, a high-profile online poker […]

Detroit poker room folds, plans to reopen

September 16, 2020

Don’t start your car quite yet if you’re in the Motor City looking for live poker. One of Detroit’s most popular casinos, MotorCity Casino, confirmed that they’re squashing plans to reopen their poker room. “We continue to work with the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) and look forward to welcoming back our poker players when […]

Dealing with bad beats and bad runs in poker

September 16, 2020

Every poker player faces ups and downs in poker and has to learn how to avoid tilting Poker might be a game of skill, but there is always a component of luck that cannot be ignored, especially when that luck turns bad and players experience bad beats and bad runs. It can happen at any […]

Phil Hellmuth, Antonio Esfandiari to battle it out in High Stakes Duel rematch

September 16, 2020

The two poker greats are ready to determine who really is the ultimate champion During the first inaugural show of PokerGo’s “High Stakes Duel,” pro players Phil Hellmuth and Antonio Esfandiari battled each other in a game of poker that was broadcasted live. After Hellmuth won the initial match while playing for a $100,000 prize, […]

Poker players who like to smoke have two less places to visit in Las Vegas

September 15, 2020

Las Vegas is going smoke-free (at least part of it). MGM Resorts has announced that when Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas open once again at the end of September, the casinos will be both smoke-free and vape-free. The property, which has been shuttered since March due to COVID-19, will reopen September 30th. “While there […]

Exploring the best (and worst) starting hands in Texas Hold’em

September 15, 2020

Understanding the opening hands in poker can determine how the rest of the game proceeds As a poker player, one of the aspects that will guarantee your success is to be able to make the best possible decision, as often as possible. To achieve this, the first step is to be able to identify which […]

Three-time WSOP Circuit ring-winner picks up his first WSOP gold bracelet

September 15, 2020

Andrew Kelsall emerges victorious at the WSOP Global Casino Championship The World Series of Poker (WSOP) continues to host online tournaments amid the coronavirus pandemic, and this year’s WSOP Global Casino Championship ran online for the first time in history. The event kept the same guaranteed as in other years, $1,000,000, and players could qualify […]

Some better options for poker music to put you in the mood

September 14, 2020

Many poker players plug in and turn it up to avoid table chatter Music is so powerful that a certain beat or rhythm can change someone’s mood during any given activity. That includes poker and, when arranging a poker session with friends, it is a good idea to think about nice background music to get […]

Dnegs takes a huge hit on WSOP prop bet

September 14, 2020

Daniel Negreanu lost $100,000 in a race to the most WSOP jewelry The World Series of Poker (WSOP) concluded and this was not the year for Daniel Negreanu, who decided to bet some money on winning one of the gold bracelets, which he couldn’t. Before the online series started, Negreanu set up a couple of […]

Poker players with gambling problem get help from Barclay’s with new cool-off period

September 11, 2020

Barclay’s, one of the largest banks in the UK, has implemented a 72-hour cooling off period for customers who switch off their gambling spend. The new feature applies to online poker sites, online casinos, and any gambling-related transaction. The cooling off feature is designed to help banking customers control their spending at gambling sites. Originally […]

Tips for becoming a better poker player

September 11, 2020

There’s never a time poker players can’t continue to further their knowledge Playing poker involves a certain amount of luck, but it also requires being a skilled player who can recognize the best thing to do given a specific hand. The game has evolved so much that there are plenty of strategies out there for […]

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