Category: Poker News

Poker terminology all players should know

February 26, 2021

Becoming familiar with poker jargon goes a long way toward helping players know the game Poker slang is also part of the game, so if a new player is looking to improve, learning the poker terms will definitely improve the required knowledge. Popular poker terms and jargon are good to add to every mental poker dictionary.    […]

Online poker could be coming to North Dakota

February 26, 2021

Online poker is gaining ground in the US as North Dakota considers legalization efforts In the state of North Dakota, online poker is now taking a positive turn and some small steps are getting closer to bring it to the state. A bill was introduced in the Peace Garden State by Representative Jim Kasper, and […]

Casino Rama to update its experience for poker players in search of casino action

February 26, 2021

Gateway Casinos in Canada is using the downtime caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to make improvements to the gaming floor, causing poker players to take notice. “At Casino Rama we will be using the continued closure time to refresh our gaming floor,” notes a memo sent to employees by the casino’s operator, Gateway Casinos and […]

Russell Wilson’s rifts with Seahawks seemingly growing

February 26, 2021

If you’ve followed NFL news over the last few weeks, you probably heard the rumblings out of Seattle about quarterback Russell Wilson’s unhappiness with his Seahawks team. Today, the talk turned up a few notches after ESPN released an article. The article quotes Wilson’s agent Mark Rodgers who says that no trade has been demanded. […]

Essential security tips all online poker players should know

February 25, 2021

Protecting yourself when playing poker online is an important part of enjoying the game There are always those who will take advantage of others for their own benefit and sadly, this is a behavior that won’t stop soon. Even something as innocuous as playing poker online can have risks. Reputable online poker platforms do what […]

Illinois lawmaker introduces new online gaming and poker bill

February 25, 2021

Illinois is trying to join a growing list of states offering iGaming and poker Some US states keep seeing some movement when it comes to online poker and iGaming legalization, and the latest to get an update has been Illinois. An Internet gaming bill was recently introduced by two different state representatives this week in […]

Online poker regulations could be coming to Austria

February 25, 2021

Online poker could look a little different in Austria soon after their finance minister, Gernot Blümel, announced a massive overhaul of the country’s gambling regulatory framework. Part of what’s being proposed includes ramped up protection controls, new transparency requirements, and the formation of a new supervisory authority. “Player protection is of particular importance, as gambling […]

Three proven strategies that will help Pot Limit Omaha players win more

February 24, 2021

PLO enthusiasts can add these tips to their strategy databases to find more success If you’re interested in becoming a great player at Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO), there are three advanced strategies that will allow you to take a lot of money home. Even the pros might not know about them, and that’s why these strategies are particularly […]

Polk to give poker one last run in High Stakes Poker

February 24, 2021

Doug Polk isn’t quite yet ready to retire from poker Doug Polk has decided to get back into the poker action after he faced Daniel Negreanu in a three-month online poker battle at WSOP.com. In March, the three-time World Series of Poker bracelet and heads-up poker specialist is coming to High Stakes Poker. It seems […]

RCMP busts poker game near Vancouver, British Columbia for violating COVID-19 restrictions

February 24, 2021

The Mounties always get their man. Or in this case, their men — and poker chips. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) issued fines totalling over $5,000 to more than a dozen people attending a private poker event in Surrey, British Columbia, near Vancouver. Surrey RCMP’s COVID-19 compliance team attended a closed business last week […]

Understanding when, and if, to slow play in Texas Hold’em

February 23, 2021

A term used in Texas No-Limit Hold’em, “slow playing,” isn´t really referring to players taking a long time when making their decisions and playing their hands very slow. Actually, this topic has been commonly discussed lately, especially when it comes to tournaments. For a better understanding, slow playing refers to a player who decides to play […]

Mid-States Poker Tours heads to Iowa

February 23, 2021

Two stops of the poker tournament circuit are planned for Iowa In March, Iowa will be the home for season 12 of the Mid-Sates Poker Tour (MSPT). Two stops are going to be included in the state; one will be at Riverside Casino, while the other one at the Grand Falls Casino. Both stops are […]

France looks to relax poker and casino gaming location laws

February 22, 2021

More poker in Périgueux, Pessac, and Pointe-à-Pitre? It could happen if a recent report suggesting expanding casino gambling in France comes to fruition. A report submitted to the French Interior Minister in recent days promotes the option of expanding the list of eligible cities in the European nation that are able to host casinos, ultimately […]

Why using a Texas Hold’em cheat sheet isn’t a bad idea

February 22, 2021

There’s nothing wrong with learning to play poker with a cheat sheet in hand If a player has the ability to glean advice from a poker cheat sheet, based on their opponents, chances are that he or she will be considered different from the rest, and most likely get to be a huge winner. However, […]

Full Tilt Poker about to be shut down

February 22, 2021

The online poker platform is coming to an end this week The final days are counted for one of the most iconic poker brands, as it’s been reported that PokerStars’ former archrival, Full Tilt Poker, will be shut down on February 25. This news was recently shared and released by Pokerfuse and later confirmed by […]

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