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For almost two decades PokerListings.com was and is one of the leading online and live poker news platforms. We were in Las Vegas when the legendary WSOP 2006 happened, we suffered through the Poker Black Friday in 2011 and we were there when the first fully legal Online Poker Room in the US opened.

This is a list of all our articles.


Features & Poker Updates

Here’s where we delve a little deeper into the poker world with breakthrough features, opinion pieces, in-depth interviews and sit-downs with your favorite poker pros from around the globe.

Pop Poker: The Odd Couple's Common Thread

In Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple -- first a play, then a film, then made by others into a hit…

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Pop Poker: Is Kaleidoscope Among Best Poker Movies?

One title occasionally surfacing on “best poker movie” lists is a not-too-well-known British film titled Kaleidoscope starring Warren Beatty and…

8 min to read
Pop Poker - Baseball and Poker in American Culture

Baseball - the game long known as America's national pastime and a game with numerous connections to America's favorite card…

6 min to read
Pop Poker: How Poker Played a Role in Sinking of the Titanic

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic recently passed, marking that fateful night when the famous ocean liner…

9 min to read
Counter-Strike Champ Griffin Benger Wins Millions at Online Poker

Griffin “Flush_Entity” Benger has won millions playing online poker but before he pocketed his first dollar, he was already used…

7 min to read
Pop Poker: Why Poker Pros Love Betting on Golf

The recent conclusion of the Masters and its “tradition unlike any other” brings to mind another long-standing tradition: Poker players’…

10 min to read
All In: Smart, Compelling Poker Movie

All In: The Poker Movie is an engaging, thoughtful documentary that tells the story of our favorite card game while…

7 min to read
Blackrain79: How to Build a Poker Fortune a Few Cents at a Time

Nathan “Blackrain79” Williams has played six million hands of small-stakes No-Limit Hold’em online with some of the highest win-rates in…

9 min to read
WSOP to UFC: The Rise of Poker and MMA

What strategic competition featuring marketable personalities, a large TV presence and big money busted onto the mainstream spotlight in the…

8 min to read
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A Quick & Easy Guide to Online Poker Rakeback

Most online players start their poker careers by simply playing for fun and not worrying about things like rakeback or…

5 min to read
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Poker Strategy Articles

Here you can find over 500 poker strategy articles across all skill and experience levels to help you improve your game on the spot. Essential tips can be found for beginners, cash game and tournament Texas Holdem, Omaha, Seven-Card Stud and more.

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Let James Woods Be a Lesson: How to Avoid Poker's Table-Talk Tax

Do you remember when James Woods beat Doug Polk? It was one of the highlights of the 46th Annual World Series…

6 min to read
Hand of the Week: 'Fish' Lives Out $888k WSOP Poker Fairy Tale

WSOP Event #54 was won by someone playing his first major live poker event ever. His name is Hung Le.…

5 min to read
Hand of the Week: Seiver Eludes Treacherous Check-Raise

Most players fear a check-raise on the river. It often gets us into a very unpleasant spot, as the pot…

6 min to read
16 Things I'd Tell Younger Me Before I Tried to Be a Poker Pro

There was a time when playing poker for us was akin to a heroin addict watching the blood bloom in…

15 min to read
Poker Hand of the Week: Ole Schemion Shows Fatehi What's What

Ole Schemion won the €100k Super High Roller title at the EPT Grand Final in Monaco a week or so…

6 min to read
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5 Drastic Ways Poker Strategy Has Changed Since 2010

My life changed dramatically in 2010. One minute, I was sitting in an office in Port Talbot Steelworks trying to…

9 min to read
11 Tricks You Can Use to Crush Your Poker Home Game

Winchy was an Elvis impersonator. He was a lovely bloke. It didn't happen often - the horses took care of…

11 min to read
Live Reads Explained: Lex Guts Godfather with Fearless Calldown

You can’t call down three barrels with a marginal hand if you don’t have a read on your opponent, right?…

10 min to read
Hand of the Week: Urbanovich Snaps Off Bernies in Dublin

Unheralded poker enthusiast/student Gilles Bernies managed an incredibly deep run in the 2016 EPT Dublin main event. It was an…

6 min to read
Pro Tips: The Biggest Mistakes Poker Beginners Make on Every Street

In 2015, Nick "caecilius" Petrangelo won over $3.4 million playing cards. I know. It boggles the mind. He's won the…

7 min to read
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Poker Rules Articles

Here you’ll find step-by-step rules guides to all the most popular variations of poker including Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Seven-Card Stud, Razz and 2-7 Triple Draw.

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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.

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.

If you follow the game and its players, we have what you’re looking for.

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