Controlling the pace of a poker game is an essential skill that can dramatically influence the outcome of your sessions. Whether you’re playing a friendly game of Texas Hold’em at home or battling it out in the high-stakes environment of online poker, understanding how to manage the tempo can give you a significant edge over […]

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The Story of the 1985 WSOP Main Event In 1985, one of the most charismatic characters in the history of poker became world champion. A neat fortnight of 14 events, concluding in the by now world-famous World Series of Poker Main Event, saw Bill Smith win his one and only World Championship and an incredible […]

The Story of the 1984 WSOP Main Event In 1984, one year on from Tom McEvoy’s slow and methodical takedown of Rod Peate heads-up, a far more aggressive player became world champion. Slaying a field of 132 players – a significant increase of 24 entries from 1983 – was ‘Gentleman Jack’ Keller. A former U.S. […]

Welcome to this detailed guide on how to host the perfect poker home game. Whether you’re a seasoned poker player or just starting out, organizing a memorable poker night can be a rewarding experience. In this article, we will provide you with some valuable insights and practical tips to ensure your poker home game stands […]

The Story of the 1981 WSOP Main Event A year on from Stu ‘The Kid’ Ungar’s epic win against Doyle Brunson in the 1980 WSOP Main Event, 75 players came to Las Vegas to play the World Championship event seeking their fortune. Their number included the defending champion, as Ungar bid to become only the […]

In the dynamic world of poker, mastering the art of pot control is no different than a tightrope walker mastering balance. It’s a skill that often separates the novices from the veterans, particularly in games like Texas Hold’em and Omaha. But what exactly is pot control, and why is it critical to your success at […]

The Story of the 1979 WSOP Main Event The 10th year of the World Series of Poker saw glamour like never before, with a dozen events thrilling poker fans across America. Whilst the World Series of Poker was not yet the global behemoth it is today, its reputation was growing. And with the Main Event […]

In the vast, unpredictable ocean of poker, navigating the waves of a nomadic lifestyle brings with it a unique set of challenges and rewards. Imagine shuffling from one exotic location to another, your life packed into a suitcase, with the thrill of the game as your constant companion. It’s not just a career; it’s an […]