Live Poker Events in Asia are a Different Beast Since 2011 I have been fortunate enough to be able to travel around the world and report on a multitude of live poker events. For the first few years my trips were limited to poker games in Europe.  That began to change in 2014 when I […]

$5M Guaranteed mini MILLION$ Tournament Series To Launch October 2 Low buy-in poker tournaments to run through October 17 GGPoker today reveals details of its upcoming mini MILLION$ online tournament series, which launches on October 2 and runs through October 17. At least $5,000,000 in prizes will be won across the series, with event buy-ins […]

Poker in Germany In Germany, online poker is a very controversial topic. Until June 1st, 2021, this was not clearly regulated and left many questions unanswered. Only in one federal state was it already regulated. Schleswig-Holstein was the only federal state that was still allowed to play without rules during the introductory phase of the […]

WSOP Online Series 2022 – Week 5 The start and finish of the penultimate week of the 3rd annual World Series of Poker Online (WSOP-O), hosted by GGPoker; the world’s most prestigious poker tournament at the world’s biggest poker room has been completed. Last week, we had you looking forward to a combination of bounty […]

How to Play Big Slick Very few poker hands cause more of a debate over how to play them than ace-king. While some poker players insist that it is merely “a drawing hand” that should be played cautiously before the flop, others view ace-king as a premium hand worthy of getting it all-in preflop, regardless […]

Koray Aldemir  Aldemir has earned more than $21.5 million playing in live poker tournaments, making him one of the most successful German poker players. Amongst his accomplishments he has won the 2017 Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event, a 2019 US Poker Open event and the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event. Koray […]

WSOP Online Series 2022 – Week 4 The fourth week of the 3rd annual World Series of Poker Online (WSOP-O), hosted by GGPoker; the world’s most prestigious poker tournament at the world’s biggest poker room ran to completion in epic style. Last week, we left you with the building excitement starting with Event #19, a […]

Poker Industry Over the decades, poker has become one of the most popular card games in the world. As this game has grown, the general perspective of it has changed. From once being considered just another form of gambling, it is now defined as a sport both in the traditional definition and as part of […]

The Beginners Guide Overview Continuing with our beginners guide series, today we will discuss some basic strategies for the “Flip & Go” tournaments, one of the many online poker tournament variants offered through the GGPoker. Flip & Go poker tournaments are not your average online poker tournaments. First, the tournament is split into 2 parts: […]

A Brief History of Poker: Until 1800ish “In the beginning, everything was even money.” Those are the words of Mike Caro, well-known poker strategist and author. He meant that when something is new to people, such as gambling, it is very hard to judge in terms of profitability or practicability. When we were just kids, […]

Playing Live Poker vs. Online Poker At a glance, it would be reasonable to assume that there is no difference between playing poker games online or at a casino, after all poker is poker no matter where it is played. While the basic rules of Texas Hold’em or other poker variants remain unchanged regardless of […]