Poker Industry Topics

Top Tips for Hosting a Successful Ladies Poker Night
June 18, 2018 by Beverly Greer
Women everywhere are continually crushing the patriarchy by doing all of the things that we have heard we can’t or shouldn’t do. Gambling is just one of the traditionally male pastimes that women are beginning to embrace. I personally think…
How an Amateur Poker Player Won $537,710 at the 2018 WSOP
June 16, 2018 by Michael Wynn
I have some good news for all aspiring poker players. Those of you who think you have to quit your day job and play poker full time in order to taste the glory that is shipping a bracelet, think again.…
Preparation Is King – Getting Ready for Your 2018 WSOP Appearance
June 5, 2018 by Michael Wynn
It’s 2018, and I have moved on from grinding 13-hour days at the Rio. This doesn’t mean I haven’t played my fair share of WSOP events in the past. Believe me when I tell you that I know exactly what…
Analyzing Internet Texas Hold’em Games for Potential Profits
June 3, 2018 by Randy Ray
Before the poker boom, most online poker players paid little attention to table selection. Instead, they simply found a table with an open seat and started playing. This has changed greatly over the past decade-plus, though, because internet poker tables…
The 2018 WSOP Is Underway – What Can We Expect?
May 30, 2018 by Michael Wynn
The time has come! The World Series of Poker is here! I used to compare the first day of the WSOP to Christmas morning; that’s how amped up I was for the festivities. I didn’t leave out any milk and…
The Crucial Expertise in Bluffing That Winning Poker Players Need
May 28, 2018 by Randy Ray
Bluffing is both more important and less important than most novice poker players think. When you hear a great poker story, if it’s not a bad beat story, it’s a story about a big bluff. Sometimes it’s a story about…
How Poker Players Can Learn from Market Traders
May 20, 2018 by Randy Ray
Many parallels can be drawn between the stock market and poker. In fact, some poker pros, like 3-time WSOP champ Vanessa Selbst, have moved on to become professional investors. Poker and the stock market are relatable because they both involve…
A Guide to Running Your Own Poker Tournament
May 14, 2018 by Randy Ray
Many experienced poker players have a good idea of how tournaments run. After all, they've experienced the seat assignments, buy-in levels, and varying rules from one tourney to the next. But running a poker tournament involves more nuances than the…
Eating Right at the Rio During the WSOP
April 10, 2018 by Randy Ray
The 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is fast approaching, so it’s time for poker players to plan their annual pilgrimage to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. But while card sharks everywhere are thinking about all…
The Biggest Online Poker Tournaments
April 7, 2018 by Sam Welch
Poker boomed in the mid-2000s and is continuing to grow today. When the old brass of the World Series of Poker was taken down by a new wave of fresh, college-aged kids, David Williams was perhaps the most shining example.…