New York Poker Home Games Explode In Popularity And Personality

"Once you get into a good home poker game, you don't get out."

Journalist Michael Kaplan, who recently wrote a fascinating tale of Phil Ivey for the dudes at Playboy, goes inside of the homes of New York poker enthusiasts to uncover the popularity of poker in the Big Apple.

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From small stakes (and steaks) to famous names, the popularity of poker is not lost on the so-called center of the universe, New York City. In his article for the New York Post, Kaplan pulls up a chair to some of NYC’s longest running poker home games to see why, even outside of Vegas, poker is still gaining popularity as both a social and competitive recreation for people of all backgrounds.

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