Once upon a time, in the card-fuelled, poorly lit saloons of the Wild West, poker was a straightforward game. A straight beat a flush, and a full house could buy a full saloon. But as the dust of those simple times settled, poker evolved into an intricate dance of strategy, bravado, and sheer wit. Today, […]

As we transitioned into the fifth week of the renowned 5th annual World Series of Poker Online (WSOP-O) hosted on GGPoker, the excitement reached a fever pitch. The poker world watched, riveted, as 6 more illustrious World Series of Poker bracelets were awarded to the international poker community. And, in the Ontario-exclusive WSOP, the Main […]

Poker, a game requiring a unique blend of skill and luck, is fraught with unpredictable shifts, known as poker downswings. These downturns can severely test the emotional resilience and mental strength of both novice and veteran players. A downswing can dampen spirits, erode self-assurance, and provoke emotional turbulence that may directly impact game performance. In […]

Oh, the exhilarating world of poker! A realm where the mind dances between the realms of strategy and serendipity, constantly flirting with the tantalizing possibility of victory. But let’s not get carried away just yet. Before you start envisioning yourself as the next poker maestro, let’s embark on a journey of cultivating a growth mindset […]

Welcome to the Big Leagues: Your Poker Prelude You’re about to embark on a journey into the world of poker. The anticipation fills the air like the aroma of a freshly shuffled deck. Ah, a sight to behold, right? Don’t tell me you’ve never sniffed a deck of cards. I mean, who hasn’t? Just me […]

Have you ever watched the final table of a major poker tournament and wondered, “How in the world did they know to bluff right there?” It’s a marvel, isn’t it? But it’s not magic. It’s art, mixed with a fair share of science, and today, we’re going to delve into the heart of this complex […]

The Unlikely Shuffle: A Twist of Fate Ever find yourself mid-hand, staring down an imposingly high stack of chips, the tension palpable, the stakes rising, and then out of nowhere you’re overcome with an irresistible urge to drop everything and hit Hollywood? No? Well, let me tell you a tale about a man who did […]

So, you want to delve into the high-stakes world of poker tournaments? Great! Whether you’re looking to dominate your next friendly Friday night game or seeking to topple the Titans at the World Series of Poker, understanding blind structures is essential to your strategy. But hey, who wants a stuffy, dry lecture? No worries, my […]

Have you ever found yourself sitting at a poker table, sipping on your lukewarm coffee, staring at a hand of cards that might as well be hieroglyphics, and thought, “Why on earth am I doing this?” Well, my friend, if you’re aiming for the thrill of competition, the rush of adrenaline, and perhaps even a […]

The recently concluded fourth week of the esteemed 4th annual World Series of Poker Online (WSOP-O) on GGPoker, was quite a spectacle. We’re buzzing with excitement to report that an additional 3 World Series of Poker bracelets have found their proud owners, and intriguingly, another one is set to find its winner on September 21st. […]

Kristen Foxen’s Historic Poker Achievement Kristen Foxen has set a new benchmark in the poker world by becoming the first woman to clinch four World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelets. This monumental achievement was secured when she triumphed over 492 participants in the 2023 WSOP Online $888 buy-in No Limit Hold’em ‘Crazy 8’s’ event, […]

To start off, have you ever considered the similarities between a ballet dancer and a poker player? No? Well, let me indulge you. Both require precision, patience, and practice. Both push their limits to master their art, and both engage in a delicate balancing act. For the dancer, it’s all about poise and grace. For […]