Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Poker Staking

"The Money Behind Pro Poker" is an excellent CNBC featurette that you should watch right now.

Mainstream media can often bungle the topic of poker. Not so in this case. Check out this excellent 20 minute feature by CNBC, providing a great high-level overview of the world of poker staking. It tells the history of the poker boom, touching on the Moneymaker years and Rounders, through to today’s technical modern staking platforms.

It features interviews with Twitch star Jeff Gross, US pro and backer Derek Wolters, WSOP bracelet winner Ryan Laplante, Vegas-based live stakee Lisa Costello, and many more.

Make sure you watch it through to the end, when YouStake’s founder and their chief legal council tell the story of their SEC investigation.

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