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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.

WSOP hall of fame predictions
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker

WSOP Poker Hall of Fame 2021 Predictions

The year 2020 hasn’t been a good one for poker – that much is certain. Many players had to change their plans with live events canceled left and right, and even the World Series of Poker moved online. Those relying exclusively on live poker to make...

November 27, 2020 9 min read
Archie Karas
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker

Archie Karas: The Rise And Fall Of The Ultimate High-Roller

The story of Archie Karas, known around the Sin City poker circuit as “the Greek” is one of our all-time top tales of rags to riches. Before he lost everything, of course, in a real-life plot twist worthy of a Hollywood movie. To this day, Karas’s...

November 18, 2020 3 min read
Poker

8 Weird And Wonderful Superstitions You’ll See In Poker

While poker is undoubtedly a game of skill, there is an element of luck to it, especially in the short...
November 13, 2020 7 min read
Phil Hellmuth
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Worst Trash Talkers In Poker

In poker, one way to become famous is by posting good results, especially in the tournaments. Several big scores will...
October 28, 2020 10 min read
wsop prizes
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Richest Poker Players In The World

In the world of high-stakes poker, the sums of money being won and lost every day are huge. The top...
October 1, 2020 5 min read
Poker cheat
Poker

The Most Common Poker Cheats And How To Avoid Them

When there’s chat about poker among people who don’t play the game, they seem to think that it’s either a...
September 27, 2020 17 min read
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Poker

Top 20 Texas Hold ‘em Books You Need To Read ASAP

With plenty of news sites and blogs floating around, there is an infinite choice of poker content online. That being...
September 22, 2020 15 min read
Guides, How-To, Poker

How To Build Proper Habits To Boost Your Poker Performance

The food you eat directly correlates with energy level, which in return affects your performance. Simple as that. Why am...
September 9, 2020 12 min read
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Poker

The Most Memorable Moments In Poker History

The game of poker has been around for centuries and has come a long way from saloon tables to where...
August 21, 2020 9 min read
PartyPoker vs PokerStars
Guides, Poker

PokerStars vs PartyPoker – Which Is Better?

More poker site comparisons by Casino.org include PokerStars vs GGPoker and PokerStars vs 888poker. When talking about online poker, two...
August 2, 2020 15 min read
GGPoker vs PokerStars
Guides, Poker

PokerStars vs GGPoker – Which Is Better?

More poker site comparisons by Casino.org include PokerStars vs 888poker and PokerStars vs Party Poker. While many things have changed...
July 31, 2020 13 min read
888poker vs PokerStars
Guides, Poker

PokerStars vs 888poker – Which Is Better?

More poker site comparisons by Casino.org include PokerStars vs GGPoker and PokerStars vs Party Poker. Whether you’re a casual player...
July 29, 2020 14 min read
Industry, Poker

Poker Bots: Are They More Intelligent Than You?

Poker is a game of skill with a healthy dose of luck thrown in. That’s if you’re pretty good. For...
July 15, 2020 9 min read
Angle shooting in poker
How-To, Poker

How To Avoid Angle Shooters In Poker

Poker is a game with a set of specific rules to provide a safe and fair environment for all players,...
July 8, 2020 7 min read
Man tilting and throwing his laptop during an online poker game
Guides, Poker

Tilt In Poker: What It Is And How To Avoid It

Poker is an exciting game primarily based on skill, math, and luck. This is what makes it fun. However, it’s...
June 27, 2020 9 min read
Phil Hellmuth photographed at a WPT charity event
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker

12 Times You Never Knew A Top Poker Pro Was On The Big Screen

Professional poker players have experienced a huge rise in their star value since the 2003 online poker boom. Nowadays, they...
June 23, 2020 6 min read
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Poker, Tips & Tricks

R. Paul Wilson On: Faking A Heart Attack To Cheat In Poker

Editor’s Note: Find out how R. Paul Wilson faked a heart attack and conned a group of experienced poker players...
June 9, 2020 5 min read
Cartoon man stood outside his house with a nice car and lots of money.
Poker

7 Things You Need To Do If You Want To Be A Successful Poker Player

Poker players are lazy. I’ve worked with many students over the years, and most do not want to commit the...
June 3, 2020 7 min read
World Series of Poker
Industry, Poker

The World Series Of Poker: Your FAQs Answered

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the game’s pinnacle – the event every poker player wants to star in....
May 27, 2020 7 min read
People playing live poker vs online poker player.
Poker

Online Poker vs Live Poker: 9 Key Differences You Need To Know

No-Limit Hold’em, as well as all other poker variations, is played according to the same set of rules both live...
May 23, 2020 7 min read
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Guides, Poker

9 Poker Skills Guaranteed To Improve Your Life

Poker may be just a game of cards in its essence, but it can give you much more than just...
May 7, 2020 7 min read
Woman playing online poker late at night
Guides, How-To, Poker

How to Play Online Poker With Your Friends

Almost anyone can set up a home poker game, especially online. All it takes is a few clicks, a bit...
April 22, 2020 8 min read
Poker

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

Poker is a social game where you constantly interact with new players. Therefore, it’s not a surprise that there are...
April 18, 2020 10 min read
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Industry, Poker

The Global Pandemic is Creating a Poker Boom – But Will it Last?

We are heading into unknown waters with COVID-19 spreading around the world, affecting absolutely everything - and poker is not...
April 15, 2020 7 min read
Guides, How-To, Poker

How To Reduce Your Variance in Poker and Enjoy Bigger Winnings

Poker variance – also known as poker downswings – is essentially a period bad luck. It’s the difference between how...
March 19, 2020 7 min read
Beach Hammock Blue Sky
Poker

The Top 6 Poker Myths That Players Still Believe In

Poker has seen a great surge of popularity over the past couple of decades. Almost overnight it became mainstream, with...
January 14, 2020 7 min read
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Poker, Tips & Tricks, Top 10s

10 Common Texas Hold’em Poker Mistakes to Avoid

There is no such thing as playing perfect poker. No matter how good you get, there is always room for...
December 22, 2019 7 min read
WSOP Ring and Cash
Guides, How-To, Poker

How to Become a Professional Poker Player (And Avoid the Most Common Mistakes)

TL;DR: 1. Pick your poker game and stick to it. 2. Learn it inside out. 3. Put money and time...
December 1, 2019 13 min read
Poker, Tips & Tricks

Pocket Pairs in Poker: What They Are & How to Play Them

In the range of all starting hands in Hold’em, pocket pairs are probably the most exciting group to look at....
November 18, 2019 8 min read
Poker

Poker Basics: How Casinos Make Money on Poker

It is no secret that casinos are in the business of making money. Every single game, be it roulette, blackjack,...
November 8, 2019 7 min read
Hacks, Poker, Tips & Tricks

R. Paul Wilson On: Cheating With a Cold Deck

Editor’s Note: In this article, R. Paul Wilson discusses using a cold deck, or rather a deck of cards that...
October 14, 2019 6 min read
Hold'em poker
Poker

Your Guide to the Slow Roll in Poker (And Why it’s a Problem)

Although fun to play, poker isn’t always the friendliest game out there. Emotions often run at the tables, and things...
August 2, 2019 4 min read
Poker game
Industry, Poker

R. Paul Wilson On: “Did I Get Cheated?”

It’s a common question, at least to me. I hear it whenever someone feels burned by a previous bad beat...
July 15, 2019 5 min read
Men playing a game of poker, 19th Century
Poker, Tips & Tricks

R. Paul Wilson On: “The Tip” – A Classic Poker Confidence Game

“The class of swindlers engaged in this line…are much more dangerous, for in addition to robbing their victims of their...
June 17, 2019 6 min read
Insider Insights, Poker

Interview: Robbie Strazynski, Poker Player at The WSOP

LA-born Robbie Strazynski, founder of Cardplayerlifestyle.com (and a serious recreational poker player), moved to Israel in September of 1998. What...
June 13, 2019 5 min read
Insider Insights, Poker, Tips & Tricks

R. Paul Wilson On: Learn to Shuffle, or Get Caught Out

R. Paul Wilson is an expert on cons, scams and the art of deception. Former writer/presenter of “The Real Hustle”,...
June 3, 2019 5 min read
Poker table WSOP
Industry, Poker

8 Most Annoying People You’ll Find At The Poker Table

Poker is the ultimate game of strategy. Keep it cool and calm, know your game, and of course, give away...
May 25, 2019 3 min read
World Series of Poker history
Guides, Industry, Poker

50 Years of The World Series of Poker

To celebrate the 50th Annual World Series of Poker, the team at Casino.org decided to put together a complete timeline...
May 19, 2019 1 min read
Poker, Sports

Top 10 Footballers Who are Really Good at Poker

Professional footballers can earn huge sums of money playing the game they love but when they hang up their boots...
April 21, 2019 5 min read
Dead man's hand
Guides, Poker

What is the Dead Man’s Hand in Poker?

The dead man's hand is a slang term used in poker for a two pair of black aces and black...
March 17, 2019 4 min read