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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.

This is PokerListings: Your All In Poker Guide

Back in 2003, the poker world was a very different place. Very different. Poker rooms were almost exclusively filled with…

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Has 'Perfect' Poker Bot Cepheus Really Solved Poker? Not Even Close

Computer scientists at the University of Alberta have just finished a ten-year long project to build poker software that can…

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Somerville: "Twitch Is the Platform That Poker Needs to Live"

Televised poker shows have always been trying to get more viewers and Jason Somerville thinks he has the answer. “It’s…

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Jason Alexander: “George Costanza Would Be Terrible at Poker”

Jason Alexander, perhaps better known as George Costanza, has been on the Hollywood poker scene for decades. Alexander's played in…

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Bill Perkins: "When You’re Motivated There Are Few Things You Can’t Do"

Poker tournaments tend to be a bit more expensive for Bill Perkins than for other people. Aside from the high-ticket…

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Did Bulletproof Coffee Really Help Unlock Martin Jacobson's $10m WSOP Win?

Poker has a notorious history as a backroom game enjoyed primarily by drinkers and smokers. But there’s a growing movement…

6 min to read
Maria Ho: "The Key to Being Happy is Sharing Happiness"

When you get deeply involved in poker, you sometimes forget there are some great personalities behind the cards and pots…

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Gaëlle Garcia Diaz: “Poker is More Than a Sport; It’s My Passion”

Host, model and poker player: Belgium’s Gaëlle Garcia Diaz is the complete package. What might surprise you is just how…

14 min to read
Daniel Rudd: The Best Cash-Game Player You've Never Heard Of

I sometimes think that when Daniel Rudd wakes up he brushes his teeth, has a shower and then coats himself…

8 min to read
Nic Chouity: Lebanese Players Are Either "Very Tight or Over-Aggressive"

What's it like to be the #1 all-time poker tournament money winner from your home country? Lebanon's Nicolas Chouity knows. A member…

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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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The Only Way to Win: How to Manage False Poker Expectations

I am in the Rio in Las Vegas playing and working at the World Series of Poker (WSOP). I've just…

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Poker Hand of the Week: Heavy Hitters Meet at Eye Level

The problem with playing big pairs in poker is they almost never improve on the board. Their relative value also…

6 min to read
Poker Hand of the Week: A Painful Fold on Poker Night

Poker hands often take turns in ways we don’t want them to. In a recent episode of Poker Night in America, Shaun…

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Daniel Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu’s 7 Golden Rules for Poker Beginners

Just before the main event kicked off at the 2017 PokerStars Championship Monte Carlo, the Canadian PokerStars Pro casually sat down…

6 min to read
Hand of the Week: Maria Has Guts, Tilly Takes Pot

Despite a recent #hashtaghiccup, Poker Night in America has come out strong for Season 5 with a string of good…

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How to Play Poker Like a Supercomputer (w/o Being One)

200,000 years ago evolution pushed Homo Sapiens out of the womb and they dropped into the East African dirt. An…

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Hand of the Week: Tom Dwan Scoops $700k in PAD Blockbuster

This week saw the highly anticipated return of “Poker after Dark” – and Tom "durrrr" Dwan. Dwan used to be…

7 min to read
Hand of the Week: Fernandez Finds Farrell Problem

No matter how big or expensive a poker tournament - and no matter how many pros are in it -…

7 min to read
Connor Drinan
What Are the Odds? A List of Long-Shot Odds in Texas Holdem

If you've played poker live or online for any stretch of time - even a very, very short amount of…

28 min to read
Hand of the Week: Bluff or Monster, Mr. Watson?

At the last big event of 2016 in Prague, David Peters just managed to snatch away the #1 spot on…

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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

Great Poker Rivalries: Daniel Negreanu vs. Annie Duke

There are countless close friendships that have been forged over the poker table but nothing interests people more than a…

11 min read
Why Are Chess Players Winning at the WSOP?

Competitive chess player Arkadiy Tsinis’s victory at the WSOP today only reiterated a trend we’ve seen develop over the last…

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How to Play Online Poker with Xbox Kinect

Happy owners of the Xbox Kinect and poker enthusiasts, read the following.  This is a short tutorial that will allow…

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The Evolution of Strip Poker Video Games -Nudity The Hard Way

No other form of poker has quite the “broad audience” of strip poker. This, of course, makes perfect sense. After…

7 min read
Jonathan Duhamel Crowned 2010 WSOP Main Event Champ

23-year-old French-Canadian Jonathan Duhamel won the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event title in Las Vegas Monday night. A…

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How to Play Poker with Your Rock Band Drum Kit

About five months ago we did a blog showing how to use your Rock Band guitar to play online poker.…

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The Perfect PC Setup for the Online Poker Player

My father once taught me a very important lesson: Always use the proper tool for the job. If playing online…

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Michigan's Joe Cada Wins the 2009 WSOP Main Event

In front of a crowd of thousands who filled the Las Vegas night with chants of his name, 21-year-old Joe…

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The First Online Poker Room: IRC Poker

When people talk about the first online poker room, they're usually referring to Planet Poker - the brainchild of Mike…

4 min read
Rad How-To: Play Poker with Your Rock Band Guitar

The thought came to me sort of like this: I'm lazy, and I like the idea of playing poker while…

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