When one thinks of poker, it’s hard not to conjure up images of Texas Hold’em almost immediately. Known as the “Cadillac of Poker,” Texas Hold’em has become the most popular variant of poker worldwide. Its journey from the dark backrooms of hidden dusty towns of Texas to the glitzy casinos of Las Vegas and finally […]

Poker has always fascinated potential players with its blend of skill, strategy, and the chance to win big. Whether you’re a recreational player or aspire to become a professional, understanding the intricacies of the game is essential. One such aspect that significantly impacts your poker earnings is rake and rakeback. In this article, we will […]

When you think of gambling, few places come to mind as quickly as Las Vegas. The world-famous “Sin City” draws in countless visitors from all over the world, thanks to its wide array of luxury hotels, extravagant casinos, and more. The history of Las Vegas is truly something special. Founded in the 20th century, it […]

Ever sat down at a poker table and wondered, “How did we get here?” No, I’m not talking about that existential crisis you had after losing a big hand. I’m talking about the intricate dance of strategy that unfolds every time the cards are dealt. From it’s humble beginnings, poker has transformed into a global […]

Every year, more than 7 million tourists take selfies before one particular building in Monaco. That place is none other than the Casino de Monte-Carlo, one of the world’s oldest and most prominent casinos. It’s the crown jewel of Monaco, and the reason the country is considered one of the world’s “gambling meccas.” While the […]

Have you ever wondered how online poker sprouted from its humble beginnings into the worldwide phenomenon it is today? What seismic shifts in technology helped shape its course? Well, buckle up, my curious reader. We’re about to embark on a journey tracing the history of online poker and its technological metamorphosis. Once considered a game […]

Poker is one of the world’s most popular and widespread casino games. You’ve almost certainly heard of it, whether through depictions of poker in blockbuster movies like Casino Royale (2006) or broadcasts of competitive poker in tournaments like the World Series of Poker (WSOP). However, if you haven’t played the game yourself, you may be […]

A professional poker player is a player who can pay either all or the majority of their bills and expenses with their winnings from the poker table. For this reason, many of the best and most intelligent professional poker players have realized the need to create multiple income streams from the game. These players supplement […]

Online poker has completely revolutionized the poker world. The technology brings a whole new level of convenience for players and organizers alike, so it’s easy to see why online poker is the most popular way to play. As we go further into the age of online poker, one of the most common concerns is the […]

For the majority of people who do not have any experience or exposure into the world of poker,  the first thing they associate poker with is gambling and the depravity which surrounds that world. And sadly, this association is unlikely to ever change. Enthusiasts familiar with the card game could successfully argue that poker is […]

In the first part of this three-part series we looked at the formation of the World Series of Poker and had a look at the original legends and WSOP main event winners, such as Doyle Brunson and the Johnny’s, Chan and Moss. Part two had us remembering the growth of poker through the 90’s and […]

The History of the World Series of Poker: 1990-2003 In the first article in our series on the history of the World Series of Poker, we looked at the formation of the world’s oldest and most revered poker title, the original world championship, and which legendary names were the first to be able to call […]