Real vs. Virtual Poker Rooms

March 7, 2011
Online Poker Room

This is a guest post by Matt McGuire. One of the things people are always asking is if it is better to play poker in online poker rooms, or should they play in a real casino. The answer is mixed. Some people prefer online, while others lean towards the real casinos. The reality is that […]

Are You Ready to Play in Online Poker Tournaments?

March 6, 2011

This is a guest post by Matt McGuire. There are lots of amateur poker player who dream of playing in a tournament. At least that is the smaller dream they have. The big dream is to play in the World Series of Poker, but for many that is nothing more than a pipe dream. However, […]

How quickly can you learn poker?

November 15, 2010

This is a guest post by Simon Barnett. Poker seems to be in the news more right now than it has ever been before. There’s complete television coverage of many leading events and the top poker players are becoming household names. There’s something particularly appealing about the game. We may be attracted by the thought […]

Winning Poker Tournaments Never Gets Old

December 16, 2008

So the Blogger Poker Tournament that I mentioned previously actually was made up of 7 events – 6 prelims with the top 72 people all advancing to the finals this Sunday. Tonight was the second preliminary, and I’ll be damned if I didn’t just win the thing. And by winning I don’t mean finishing in […]

Blogger Poker Tournament

December 5, 2008

I have registered to play in the PokerStars World Blogger Championship of Online Poker! All bloggers can play in this exclusive online poker tournament. Registration code: 901558 I’ve played in one of these before but didn’t cash. Pokerstars is offering a very nice selection of prizes given that this is a free tournament. Last year […]

2008 WSOP Trip Report

June 24, 2008

For the second year in a row I arrived in Las vegas expecting to play in a WSOP event but failed to do so.  Last year I didn’t play in my planned event because the place was such a zoo, but Harrah’s made a lot of improvements this year so that wasn’t at all the […]

WSOP 2008

May 31, 2008

The 2008 World Series of Poker kicked off yesterday with Event #1, $10,000 Pot Limit Hold’em. It’s a 3 day event and Eli Elezra has the chip lead after day one. Check out Tao of Poker to get a great perspective on the Series. I was in Vegas last year planning to play an event […]