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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

Beat your Opponent: Part 2 – The Loose-Aggressive Player On a wonderful and relaxed Saturday, you decide to play in poker and jump into the action in the GGMasters Bounty $105. You find your opponents to be all very loose and very aggressive. Many of your openings see action, and the villains are fighting for […]

Beat your Opponent: Part 1-The Calling Station You are playing poker in the GGMasters $25 Double Stack, and your opponent is never folding. How do you handle this type of opponent? Do you keep betting? What if your opponent plays a ridiculously wide preflop range? How do you adjust to this style of poker? Let’s […]