For the most part, these guys represent the segment of the online poker playing population commonly referred to as recreational players. Well, it might interest you to know how they feel about the recent changes at PokerStars and 888.
Check out what they have to say, and maybe chime in yourself in the comment section. You can watch below then click through to YouTube to join the conversation.
Plus, you won’t want to miss Name That Pro with a guest appearance by Justin Oliver.
From their partner casino, The Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, PokerStars dignitaries gathered to celebrate the lunch of it regulated online poker room in The Garden State.
Watch as Sarah Herring from PokerNews does the rounds interviewing PokerStars’ poker guru Lee Jones and President & CEO at Resorts Casino Hotel Mark Giannantonio as PokerStars marks their return into the New Jersey market.
Poker pros Chris Moneymaker, Jason Mercier and Jen Shahade were as there helping out.
Getting to check out the music that top poker players like Vanessa Selbst listen to when they are on and off the felt is really cool in our opinion and PokerStars has made it possible by getting some of its top pros to post their playlists.
The Commerce Hotel and Casino located in California landed itself in hot water this week when its Tournament Co-ordinator, Justin Hammer, tweeted a salacious picture of a naked female model covered in sushi as part of their “Player Appreciation” party.
Poker pros Vanessa Salbst and Cate Hall were quick to ridicule the picture with a twitter debate ensuing between other pros and players over whether the use of such a picture was appropriate.
The images have since been removed from Hammer’s account – but as Cate Hall rightly points out, this is probably due to the twitter backlash rather than the casino seeing the impropriatary of the photo.
Way to go The Commerce in making poker inclusive. Can’t wait to see what else they have planned during their “Customer Appreciation Month”.
Unibet have worked with creative agency FCB Inferno to release a custom deck of cards to accompany the launch of a new poker format where the Queen outranks the King.The project is intended to help draw attention to gender equality and unconscious gender bias in poker.
On March 8 (International Women’s Day) Unibet is sponsoring live events and tournaments in London, Stockholm and Malta that feature the new poker format.
All proceeds from the events will be donated to HeforShe “a solidarity campaign created by UN Women to provide a platform for a global audience to engage and become change agents for the achievement of gender equality.”
In this great interview with CardPlayer Lifestyle, Robbie Strazynski goes one-on-one with Phil Hellmuth ahead of the launch of his new autobiography “The Poker Brat”—which Hellmuth hopes will become a New York Times Bestseller—to really find out the man behind the famous name.
Thanks to pokernyhederne and some cryptic tweets from Doyle Brunson it was revealed that the two men who lost their shit in the Bellagio’s high stakes Bobby’s Room were none other than Gus Hansen and David Oppenhiem.
We are bit late to the party on this, but back in late November Fedor Holz challenged his twitter followers to read or listen to 40 new books before the end of the year. All in the name of bettering yourself. I think.
Branching out into the world of YouTube beyond his usual poker shows, Polk is now reaching for heights of internet stardom by trying to recreate the success of renowned YouTubers such as PewDiePie, Markiplier, and jacksepticeye.
The Atlantic Ballroom at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City New Jersey is the scene of the all new StarsFun Skills Zone. Those attending the new PokerStars Festival event in New Jersey can not only blow off steam while taking a break from the poker tables, but they can take the opportunity to even get in a little extra action.
By now just about everyone has seen the infamous “Check your privilege” hand from the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event (if not you can watch it below), but according to speech-play master William Kassouf, there was more to the hand between him and November Niner Griffin Benger than what was shown on ESPN.
Following Mike “The Mouth” Matusow’s interview on the PokerNews podcast where he talked about the Poker Hall of Fame nominees and why he feels he was snubbed, Daniel Negreanu took to the podcast to tackle some misconceptions that were spoken about.
Fancy flying to Las Vegas with a friend to get behind the scenes access to the WSOP Main Event all the while being treated to a VIP experience that includes a limo service and access to a pre paid credit card? Then you can thank WSOP.com and enter their free competition.