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Historical WSOP Poker Hands | Famous WSOP Hands Analyzed

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How to Play Poker | The Ultimate Guide for Poker Beginners!

Full guide to learn poker in no time \r\nIf you want to learn more about playing Texas Holdem specifically, check…

22 min to read
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5 Awesome Poker Games That Take 5 Mins (or Less) to Play

Can’t get enough poker? Need more action in your day-to-day life? There are plenty of times where you don’t have…

5 min to read
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Swingo! The Best Poker Home Game Variant You've Never Heard Of

Steve Albini is a mixed game instructor at CardRunners and best-known for his work in the music industry. He actively…

7 min to read
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How to Manage Misdeals, Showdowns, Dead Hands & More

Although all of the many games filed under the category "poker" have specific rules and nuances, there are some general…

13 min to read
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Rules for Button and Blind Use in Poker

In button games, a non-playing dealer normally does the actual dealing. A round disk called the button is used to…

5 min to read
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How to Play Strip Poker: Rules & Best Tips for Strip Poker

How to play strip poker First things first: any variation of poker can work for strip poker although the simpler games with…

13 min to read
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7 Card Stud Rules | How to Play 7 Card Stud Poker

Even now Stud is regarded as a more "pure" poker variation, as much for its historic past as for its…

25 min to read
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How to Play Texas Hold'em | Texas Holdem Rules

\r\nThe official rules of Texas Hold’em are actually very logical and simple and require just a few minutes to learn.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMastering…

25 min to read
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Texas Holdem Betting Rules: No-Limit, Limit & Pot-Limit

No-Limit poker only really took off once Doyle Brunson and his crew of Texas Road Gamblers introduced the game to Las Vegas…

6 min to read
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World Series of Poker and Live Poker Updates

The World Series of Poker in Las Vegas runs from May-July every year with 60+ events in all ranges of buy-ins and variations. The grand finale, of course, is the world famous $10,000 WSOP Main Event which has made its champion a household name for the past decade.

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WSOP 2020 Online Comes to GGPoker With 54 Gold Bracelets

WSOP.com and GGPoker Partner Once Again GGPoker just wrapped up a highly-successful WSOP Online Circuit Event, which saw $134,706,274 in…

6 min to read
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WSOP 2020 Summer is on with 85 Online Bracelets to Win

“It wouldn’t be Summer without WSOP” Hearts were uplifted when WSOP exec Ty Stewart confirmed the WSOP poker online tournament…

3 min to read
GGPoker & WSOP Join Forces for WSOP Super Circuit Online Series

WSOPC with $100m gtd. at GGPoker News just in that an all-new WSOP Super Circuit Online Series event will run…

3 min to read
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April 2020: Siege of Malta with €500,000 guaranteed

The new Siege of Malta festival – which builds on the success of the award-winning Battle of Malta – features a €400 + €50…

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Poker Live Streams from WSOP, Twitch, YouTube & More

European Poker TourPrague Poker Live Streams | Live Poker Streams from Twitch, PokerStars & More Currently Streaming: RunItUp It's a whole…

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Event 57 - $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em World Championship

Cada Wins It All! The 2009 WSOP Main Event Champion. After falling into an almost 3:1 chip deficit, Joe Cada…

47 min to read
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Battle of Malta 2013

2014 Battle of Malta Plans Begin, Reserve a Seat Now! BOM 2014 Just 360 Days Away. Pretty much all we…

23 min to read
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Battle of Malta 2014 Main Event

Truce! Antoan Katsarov is the 2014 Battle of Malta Champion! We asked for a battle, and we got a battle.…

61 min to read
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Event #55: $1 Million Big One for One Drop

$1M One Drop: Esfandiari Wins The Big One For $18,346,673 Antonio Esfandiari The One Drop Champion! Just like that, we…

36 min to read
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$10,000 Main Event

Greg Merson Wins 2012 Main Event for $8,531,853 Greg Merson Greg Merson was widely-considered to be the best player at…

24 min to read
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Poker Player Updates & Features

Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Viktor Blom … whomever your favorite poker player here’s where you’ll find all of the in-depth information, deep dive interviews and news updates on what’s going on in their lives and on the felt.

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Espen Uhlen Jørstad: "I Think There is a Beer for Everyone"

A man who knows his beers. Winner of our 2017 Spirit of Poker Rising Star Award, Espen Uhlen Jørstad is…

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Espen Uhlen Jørstad: From WoW 'Slob' to Poker Stream Star

So I am playing in the Unibet UK Poker Tour in Brighton a few months back. It's Day 1A and I…

13 min to read
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Matt Berkey Solves Poker for Why First, Then the How

Sometimes when I'm interviewing someone it feels like I'm standing a few yards away, golf club in hand, firing off…

24 min to read
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Andrew Neeme: “Vlogging Breathed New Life for Me”

You’ve grinded the poker forums, perused the blogs and even watched hours of Jason Somerville’s Twitch stream. What about poker…

6 min to read
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Boeree: "We Live in a Universe at the Whim of Entropy"

Not many poker players can provide the media with a quote like the one used in the headline above. Not…

7 min to read
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Will Twitch Kill Poker? The Past, Present and Future of Poker on Twitch

Twitch.tv originated as a spin-off of general interest live-streaming site Justin.tv and catered to a core group of online gamers.…

9 min to read
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Kristen Bicknell: Perception Still That if You’re a Girl You Can’t Be Good

It took 46 events for a Canadian to win a bracelet this year. Kristen Bicknell, originally from St. Catharines, Ontario, ended…

4 min to read
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2006 WSOP Champ Jamie Gold: "Poker's Back and So Am I"

There's no template for Main Event champions. Some take their millions and vanish while others linger for as long as…

7 min to read
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Davidi Kitai: "I’m a Perfectionist in Poker but Not at All in Life"

The first European to win three WSOP bracelets. Poker Triple Crown winner. #1 on his country's all-time money list. Universally…

16 min to read
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Niall Farrell: From Carphone Warehouse to EPT Champion (to Mars)

Britain has a lot of great poker players. But if you were to stick your head out of the dungeon…

8 min to read
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Poker Blogs

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Tech Tips: How to Take Great Poker Photos

Taking photos of people playing a card game while trying to remain absolutely still in a controlled environment sounds like…

13 min read
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2019 WSOP Results | Hossein Ensan Wins WSOP Main Event

By the time the Main Event champion was crowned on July 16, 90 events had been played - an all-time…

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Watch Daniel Negreanu's Daily WSOP Vlogs Right Here!

What a start to the summer for Daniel Negreanu. First, Negreanu married his girlfriend Amanda Leatherman in "the social event of…

5 min read
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How to Beat Poker in Red Dead Redemption 2: Missions, Cheats & Locations

Red Dead Redemption 2 will send you on the proverbial emotional roller coaster. RDR2 will both exhilarate you and break…

14 min read
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John Cynn Wins WSOP 2018 Main Event for $8.8m

When you once outlast over 6,700 players and finish 11th in the $10,000 WSOP Main Event, you might think you've…

27 min read
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Great Scott! Blumstein Caps 2017 WSOP Main Event to Win $8.1m

They slowed him down but in the end no one could stop Scott Blumstein from capturing the 2017 WSOP Main…

5 min read
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A Beginners Guide to Stars Rewards on PokerStars

PokerStars brand-new loyalty program Stars Rewards is now live and players have to get used to very different-looking rewards landscape.…

4 min read
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Is Smoking Legal Weed in Vegas? Know the Risks at WSOP

Recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada today but smoking pot at the World Series of Poker can still have serious…

4 min read
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Mr. A-T, The Best 2nd-Best Player in History | WSOP Stories

Johnny Moss (Left) Photo: UNLV Special Collections via Wikipedia Commons “Legend” - a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but…

11 min read
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The Poker Vlogger 411: Who and Where to Watch

Twitch.tv has had a pronounced effect on poker with online stars like Jason Somerville and Jaime Staples amassing legions of…

10 min read
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