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For almost two decades 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.

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…

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How to Win Back the Recreational Poker Player

We kill 1.2 billion animals a week to fill our bellies. But we never see these animals outside of a…

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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…

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Then There Was Tuesday Night: How Poker Saved My Life

Have you ever woken up with a woodpecker building a nest in your brain, empty bottles of wine acting as…

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For the Love of Poker: Dusk Till Dawn Founder Rob Yong

Over a decade has passed since Rob Yong and his mate Nick Whiten were turned away from their local card…

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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…

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Will Twitch Kill Poker? The Past, Present and Future of Poker on Twitch originated as a spin-off of general interest live-streaming site and catered to a core group of online gamers.…

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The 20 Best Moments in Poker from 2006-2016 - #5-1

>>If you missed 10-6, find them right here<< Is it audacious - perhaps even a little bit unhinged - to…

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The 20 Worst Moments in Poker from 2006-2016: #5-1

>>If you missed 10-6, find them right here<< Is condensing over a decade of poker news into 20 “worst” and…

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The 20 Worst Moments in Poker from 2006-2016: number 10-6

Is condensing over a decade of poker news into 20 “worst” and “best” moments a fool’s errand? Possibly. That hasn’t…

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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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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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Rules for Poker All-In Situations | Poker Side Pot Calculator

Scooping a side pot is also worthwhile! There are a lot of different scenarios that can materialize in home poker…

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How to Play Irish Poker | Official Irish Poker Rules

Texas Hold'em is a great game but can be frustrating when you don't get decent cards to play pre-flop. Omaha…

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Poker Terms | Official Poker Glossary

Don't be intimidated by the jargon people drop at the table! It seems like a lot to grasp at first…

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How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game: Odd Rules and Exceptions

For our final article in our How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game series we’ll look at some of…

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How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game: More Games = More Gamble!

In the next article of our How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game series we’ll show you how to…

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How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game: How to Stop Cheaters

In the ninth article of our How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game we’re looking at a most unsavory…

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How to Host the Perfect Home Game: Beat Your Friends

In our ninth article in How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game we’ll show you how to actually beat…

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How to Host the Perfect Home Game: Good Poker Etiquette

For our eighth article in our How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game we’ll look at how to be…

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How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game: Who to Invite

For our seventh article in the How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game we’ll look who you actually want to…

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How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game: What to Eat

The sixth article in our How to Host the Perfect Poker Home Game is another special one as John Donohue of Stay at…

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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.

Ben Heath: "Having a Genuine Love for Poker is Pretty Underrated"

It’s only a matter of time before Ben "1Don'tStop1" Heath is taking down huge poker tournaments just for fun. With…

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Barry Greenstein on Trump: "He's Really More the American Kim Jong-un"

Barry Greenstein, known as the 'Robin Hood of Poker' because he gave all of his tournament winnings to charity, was…

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Unexpected Value: How Business and Charity Gain from Poker Proficiency

A lot of poker professionals do much more than just play poker. In fact the majority of them likely have…

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Barry Greenstein: From 'Robin Hood of Poker' to Play-Money King

Most players new to online poker start out at the play-money tables before firing away in real games. Poker icon Barry…

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Darryll Fish: A Breakout Poker Star, Aspiring Master of Compassion

On paper, 2015 was the most successful on the live poker tournament front for Darryll Fish. He won his first…

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How Dan 'Jungleman12' Cates Became a Pop Star in Georgia

The heyday of the poker-boom years is over, they say. Everyone's solid; gaudy displays of high-rolling decadence are done. There’s…

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Phil Gruissem: “People are Fish When It Comes to Donating Money”

Phil “philbort” Gruissem is one of the most renowned and successful German high-stakes poker players in the world. His $10…

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Kellyann Heffernan: "I Can Certainly Hold My Own at Any Poker Table"

In the world of poker at-large it's pretty hard for a platinum blonde, former gymnast/beauty contest winner to stay under…

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Liv Boeree: If Decision You’re About to Make is –EV, Don't Take It

Liv Boeree was supposed to talk to us about rational decisions in poker and politics. It turned out to be…

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(Video) Why High-Stakes Poker Pros Love Letting Go at Burning Man

Every year tens of thousands of people gather in the desert for the Burning Man festival and among them are…

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Poker Blogs

From Loki to Libratus: A Look at 20+ Years of Poker AI Development

The rise of poker AI has been a strange journey to say the least. Early in 2017 Libratus finished dismantling a…

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Christmas Presents That Don't Suck for Poker Players

If you’ve stumbled across this article, you most likely have a poker player in your life and no idea what…

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Qui Nguyen Outduels Vayo to Claim $8m, World Champion Status

It’s a hefty payday especially considering Nguyen almost sold his seat when he qualified to the event. The newest world…

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WSOP Main Event Heads-Up Flashback: Erik Seidel vs. Johnny Chan

In 1988 the WSOP Main Event finished with a hand so epic people are still talking about it today. Johnny…

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WSOP ME Heads-Up Flashback: Peter Eastgate against Ivan Demidov

By 2008, the poker wave had hit Europe big time. Home games were running in every village from the north…

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WSOP ME Heads-Up Flashback: Chris Ferguson against T.J. Cloutier

The 31st edition of the World Series of Poker was held in the year 2000 at Binion’s Horseshoe in Las…

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WSOP Main Event Heads-Up Flashback: Martin Staszko against Pius Heinz

In 2011, two players that weren't known at all in the poker scene before making the November Nine headlined the…

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Entrepreneur Kelly Winterhalter a Quick Study at World Series of Poker

Kelly Winterhalter Kelly Winterhalter fell in love with poker when she tried a low-stakes cash game on a whim just…

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WSOP Stories: Billy Baxter, The Original Robin Hood of Poker

42 years after winning his first bracelet, Billy Baxter is still the uncrowned king of lowball poker. He's also, technically,…

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WSOP ME Heads-Up Flashback: Martin Jacobson against Felix Stephensen

If you were to poll most hardcore poker enthusiasts, they'd remember the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event as…

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