Poker

Find out what’s going down at the planet’s biggest poker tournaments and pick up a few skills of your own. With our tips, strategy guides and jargon busters you’ll be bluffing whilst wearing a pair of sunglasses indoors before you know it.

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Guides, Poker

How To Avoid Tilting In Poker

Tilting is when you let your emotions take over in poker. You start making decisions based on your feelings instead of fact (your observations and knowledge). Tilt clouds your judgement, and it’s one of the most dangerous things a player can experience. This is because you'll...

August 5, 2022 8 min read
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Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Poker Players Worth Following On Twitter

If you consider yourself a poker fan, you probably know that Twitter is the platform of choice for many pros. You can be sure that players will be active in and around big tournaments, share their insights, and strategy tips. If anything is going on in...

July 27, 2022 4 min read
Humberto Brenes
Poker

Not Sure What Poker Card Protector To Use? These 7 Ideas Will Help You Pick

Poker card protectors have become very popular over the years and are used by many players as a trademark item....
July 15, 2022 6 min read
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Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Most Common Bluffs You’ll Come Across In Poker

No matter what your general style of play is, throwing in an occasional bluff is necessary to keep your opponents...
July 15, 2022 8 min read
casino security
Poker

What’s The Deal With WSOP Security?

Being the world’s biggest poker competition, the World Series of Poker invests a lot of resources into its security. But...
July 2, 2022 5 min read
Poker, Tips & Tricks, Top 10s

Top 10 Most Common Texas Hold’em Poker Mistakes You Need To Avoid

If you've just started playing poker, then it's worth being aware of the most common mistakes in Texas Hold’em and...
June 29, 2022 6 min read
World Series of Poker
Poker

The World Series of Poker: Your FAQs Answered

The 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is well underway, running from May 31 through July 20. The festival of...
June 22, 2022 5 min read
Koray Aldemir
Poker

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About WSOP Bracelets

The WSOP has been awarding bracelets to the winners for decades now, and if you’ve ever wanted to know why,...
June 18, 2022 6 min read
poker in dna
Poker

Why Are Some People Naturally Good At Poker – Is It Down To DNA?

In the past couple of decades, many people have turned to poker as a career. Almost limitless potential to make...
June 10, 2022 7 min read
WSOP main event 2021
Poker

Would WSOP Still Be Popular If You Couldn’t See Players’ Hole Cards?

Poker owes a great deal of its popularity to TV exposure. Although the game has been on our screens for...
June 8, 2022 5 min read
Biggest poker scandals
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker

Top 10 Biggest Poker Scandals Of All Time

The world of poker has seen its fair share of scandals over the years. Some have had a huge impact...
May 19, 2022 13 min read
Hold'em poker
Poker

Why Slow Rolling In Poker Is A Problem – And Seriously Terrible Etiquette

Even though one of the main goals in poker is to throw your opponent off balance and force them to...
May 10, 2022 3 min read
hole card cam poker
Poker

The Amazing Story Of The Poker Hole Card Cam & How It Changed The Game Forever

Over the years, there have been several significant moments for poker. Moneymaker’s victory in the 2003 Main Event is often...
May 4, 2022 5 min read
Poker

17 Unwritten Rules of Poker That Every Player Needs To Know About

Having a good understanding of poker etiquette and unwritten rules will improve the game and atmosphere at the table for...
April 25, 2022 10 min read
5 card draw poker
How-To, Poker

How To Play 5 Card Draw Poker

5 Card Poker is nowhere near as popular as it used to be a few decades ago. Still, you may...
April 16, 2022 7 min read
3-card poker
How-To, Poker

How To Play 3 Card Poker

If you’re looking to learn how to play 3 Card Poker or to play it more optimally, you’re in the...
April 12, 2022 5 min read
bad beat poker
Poker

7 Top Tips For Dealing With Bad Beats In Poker

Losses in poker are inevitable - no matter how good you are. Whether you’re playing cash games or tournaments, you...
April 10, 2022 8 min read
short deck poker
Poker, Strategy

How To Play Short Deck Hold’em Poker

Texas Hold’em has dominated the poker world for over two decades now, and if there’s one thing many players can...
March 31, 2022 7 min read
Scotty Nguyen
Poker

10 Poker Players Who Went Broke

Over the decades, the great game of poker has made many poor people into millionaires while simultaneously costing others a...
March 24, 2022 7 min read
Card counting in poker
Poker

Can You Count Cards in Poker?

Card counting is a popular technique used to gain an advantage in all types of card games, in particular blackjack....
March 18, 2022 5 min read
online poker rigged
Poker

No, Online Poker Isn’t Rigged

If you have ever played online poker, you have probably been on the receiving end of some major bad beats,...
March 14, 2022 5 min read
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Beginner, Poker, Tips & Tricks

Texas Hold’em – Which Poker Hands Beat Which?

Texas Hold’em is easily the most popular poker variant worldwide. There are many things to learn about poker, but figuring...
February 18, 2022 7 min read
Dogs playing poker painting
Poker

The Story Behind The Iconic “Dogs Playing Poker” Painting

US painter Cassius Marcellus Coolidge’siconic Dogs Playing Poker is one of the most recognizable paintings in the gambling world and...
February 13, 2022 4 min read
WSOP bracelet
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Poker Players Who Still Don’t Have A WSOP Bracelet

There are different ways to measure success in the poker world. According to some, a player’s total winnings are the...
February 2, 2022 8 min read
WSOP Player of the Year Points System Explained
Guides, Poker

How Does The WSOP Player Of The Year Points System Work?

The World Series of Poker is best known for its bracelets since winning one of these golden trinkets is a...
January 12, 2022 7 min read
WSOP 2021
Poker

Looking Back At WSOP 2021, What Do The Numbers Tell Us?

In the 88 tournaments the 2021 WSOP saw just shy of 120,000 entries across the board (excludes the 11 online...
January 10, 2022 7 min read
Poker

Edge Sorting: Pure Cheating, Or A Smart Technique To Help You Beat The House?

Edge sorting isn't card counting, and in theory isn't cheating, but it comes close enough to that line to be...
December 9, 2021 5 min read
Poker slang
Poker

57 Essential Poker Slang You Need To Know

Whether you’re getting confused watching the World Series of Poker or you simply want to impress your friends, knowing poker...
November 29, 2021 12 min read
Koray Aldemir
Poker

Can You Win The Main Event With Just Pure Luck?

The German poker player Koray Aldemir was crowned the winner of the 2021 WSOP Main Event, banking $8 million for...
November 20, 2021 7 min read
WSOP 2008
Poker

3 Jobs Essential To The Running Of WSOP That People Often Forget About

If you’ve ever visited Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker or even just enjoyed watching the event on...
November 11, 2021 7 min read
Poker, Top 10s

The Top 10 Biggest Main Event Winnings Of All Time

As you might know, poker surged in popularity after 2003. Ever since, Main Events have had huge fields with the...
November 8, 2021 7 min read
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Poker

7 Of The Most Controversial Poker Hands In History

Poker is a very exciting and highly emotional game. With all the massive pots, big bluffs, and tough river calls,...
November 3, 2021 9 min read
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Poker

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About WSOP Chips And Cards

No matter how many events there are on the WSOP schedule or how many people make their way to Las...
October 29, 2021 5 min read
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Gambling Destinations, Poker

What Revenue Does The WSOP Bring To Vegas?

Las Vegas was built on the backs of the gambling industry, and without casinos, it would not exist as we...
October 27, 2021 5 min read
WSOP 2019
Poker

Your Odds Of Winning WSOP Suck, But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Think About It

Winning a WSOP tournament is a lifelong dream of many poker players, amateurs, and pros alike. In addition to the...
October 15, 2021 6 min read
Wsop tax
Poker

Everything You Ever Needed To Know About Rake And Taxes In WSOP

When you hear players and the media talk about the WSOP, you hear all about buy-ins, big wins, and crazy...
October 8, 2021 7 min read
Guides, Poker

Which WSOP Events Have The Biggest Prize Pools?

While most World Series of Poker events have their appeal, especially for those looking to add a WSOP bracelet to...
October 4, 2021 8 min read
WSOPE
Poker

WSOP Beyond Vegas: What Other World Series Events Are There?

When talking about the World Series of Poker, most people refer to the yearly festival taking place in Las Vegas....
October 2, 2021 6 min read
Jack Effel
Guides, Poker

Who’s In Charge Of The WSOP? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Each summer, hundreds of thousands of players head to Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker. With thousands of...
September 28, 2021 6 min read
WSOP good or bad for poker
Poker

Is The WSOP Good Or Bad For Poker?

The World Series of Poker, or the WSOP for short, is the biggest and best-known poker competition that gathers people...
September 24, 2021 7 min read