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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.

History of Late Night Poker Pt. 4: Family, Free Hotel & a Groupie

Luke Schwartz takes his seat. He isn't happy. "I was winning out there," he murmurs under his breath to nobody…

10 min to read
The History of Late Night Poker Pt. 3 - Devilfish in Complete Control

The Internet qualifier is George Stewart. You can always spot the Internet qualifier. It's not the hoodie, sunglasses and cans.…

17 min to read
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…

6 min to read
The History of Late Night Poker Pt. 2: A Tree Grows in Cardiff

Joe McKeehen stares at his new, diamond-encrusted bracelet. It's huge. He will never wear it. Only Mr. T would wear…

10 min to read
The History of Late Night Poker Pt. 1 - A Cast and a Revelation

Victoria Coren and James Akenhead are flicking cigarette ash on the floor. Luke Schwartz, Daniel ‘Jungleman' Cates and Andrew Feldman are playing Chinese Poker…

7 min to read
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…

4 min to read
Hip Hop Hold'em: The Untold Story of America's Next Soul Train

Hip Hop Hold’em - the first and only TV show to combine celebrities from Hip Hop, Hollywood and R&B with poker…

15 min to read
5 Truisms from Burning Man That Will Change Your Poker Life

What is Burning Man? The most popular response to that answer is "life changing." But what does that mean? I imagine…

7 min to read
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…

9 min to read
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…

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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Poker Hand of the Week: Negreanu Rivers Jackpot, Gets Paid

The Poker Masters was a five-event, high buy-in tournament series played at the Aria in Las Vegas earlier this month.…

7 min to read
When to Fire a Second Barrel on the Turn in Poker

Have you ever raised with a great hand but then hit absolutely nothing on the flop? If you've played poker,…

13 min to read
Poker Hand of the Week: McKeehen & Kenney in 'Totally Polarized'

The 2016 PCA didn’t just feature a lot of exciting tournaments. It also showcased a world champion in top form.…

6 min to read
Poker Hand of the Week: Stewart Doesn't Blink Deep in WSOP

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Situation Just 22 players are left on the final three tables of the 2017 World Series of Poker Main…

6 min to read
Sickest Runout in Poker History? | Must-Watch Poker Videos

Bluffs gone horribly wrong, different winners on every street, an online bankroll challenge eventually going the right way ... We've…

5 min to read
Poker Hand of the Week: Why Phil Hellmuth is the Greatest

Nobody can match the 14 bracelets of Phil Hellmuth, the most successful player in WSOP history by a mile. Because…

7 min to read
Poker Hand of the Week: Most Expensive Mistake of the Year?

The poker community is thrilled about the revival of Poker After Dark - and rightly so. The first couple of…

7 min to read
Hand of the Week: Hellmuth Trickery Baffles Jungleman

Poker Night in America has become a popular poker show over the past couple of years with a lot of…

7 min to read
Hand of the Week: Dwan Unmatched, Robl Unbeatable

The comeback of iconic poker TV show Poker after Dark last week was highly appreciated by poker fans the world…

7 min to read
5 Surprising Ways Raising a Toddler Improves Your Poker Game

You stand at the base of the Great Pyramids of Giza thinking, 'how did they manage that?' Then you see…

8 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.

Poker Blogs

Lyle Berman: "We Created Worldwide Phenomenon that Lasts Till This Day"

Every young poker player should know and thank Lyle Berman for his contributions to poker tournaments. Berman was one of…

6 min read
5 Things Online Poker Could Learn From Hit Game Hearthstone

Over the last six months an online card game has taken the gaming world by storm and almost instantaneously created…

12 min read
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7 Online Poker Millionaires You Probably Don't Know

If you follow high-stakes online poker you’re no doubt familiar with Viktor “Isildur1” Blom, Patrik Antonius and Phil Ivey. You…

6 min read
Ryan Riess Wins Beastly $8.3 Million in 2013 WSOP Main Event

Ryan "The Beast" Riess made good on his claim that he would win the 2013 WSOP Main Event on Tuesday.…

6 min read
Poker's Greatest All-Time Whales: Terrance Watanabe

It's the holy grail of poker - a big-moneyed, amateur poker player with a bottomless bankroll, an eye for the…

5 min read
Poker's Greatest All-Time Whales: Barkley, Jordan and A-Rod

It's the holy grail of poker - a big-moneyed, amateur poker player with a bottomless bankroll, an eye for the…

4 min read
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Poker's Greatest All-Time Whales: Riddle, Chagra and Karas

The "whale" is the holy grail of poker - a big-moneyed, amateur poker player with a bottomless bankroll, an eye…

5 min read
Poker's Greatest All-Time Whales: Andy Beal

The "whale" is the holy grail of poker - a big-moneyed, amateur poker player with a bottomless bankroll, an eye…

5 min read
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Poker's Greatest All-Time Whales: Guy Laliberté

It's the holy grail of poker, really. The "whale" - a big-moneyed, amateur poker player with a bottomless bankroll, an…

5 min read
Forgotten World Series of Poker Champions Part 3

For over four decades the WSOP in Las Vegas has culminated with the crowning of poker's "World Champion" at the…

7 min read
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