Poker Dealer: Dream Job or Nightmare?

Casino Poker Dealer

If you’re passionate about poker, are good at it and can’t get enough of the game, then one logical path to follow is becoming a professional poker player and make a living on the tournament circuit. However, there is a lesser-known, yet equally glamorous alternative which is open to people who love poker but maybe… Read More

Zynga vs. ‘Real’ Poker

Zynga Poker

In the red corner – real money online poker that’s been around for 15 years, can be played for cash, regularly offers players the chance to compete for millions plus live poker packages, and comes in a variety of flavours; in the blue corner, a young pretender that’s been around for just a few years,… Read More

The Best Gadgets for Poker Enthusiasts

Wireless poker controller

There are handy gadgets for just about any facet of life, including for poker players playing the game they love whether it is at the casino felt or online tables. If one thing is for sure, it’s that the best poker gadgets make for great gifts for birthdays and holidays to the poker fanatic in… Read More

10 Facts about Poker that you didn’t know

Poker Players

A lot of people play poker this days, more than at any other time in history. The game has exploded in popularity and become a worldwide obsession for many, thanks to its appearances on film, TV and the proliferation of internet poker rooms. But how well do you know the history of poker? In this… Read More

Turning Pro – The Hard Or Easy Choice?

Poker Chips

What if your son or daughter decides to drop out of school and turn to the virtual poker tables to make their living? Can it be done? How hard is it really to make a living? And what kind of working day can they expect to have? We look at the ups – and downs… Read More

Top 5 Televised Royal Flushes

Royal Flush

The unicorn of poker hands, an ace-high straight flush (also known as a royal flush) is the highest-ranking hand in poker and also the rarest. The odds of getting one are an astounding 649,739:1, or 0.000154% probability. In this article, we count down the five most memorable royal flushes that were caught on camera during… Read More

7 most valuable types of poker memorabilia in the world

WSOP bracelet

Many people, even some long-time poker fanatics, don’t realise how rich the world of poker collectibles is. Not only do historic poker artefacts like cards and chips fetch extraordinary prices at auctions, in this article we’ll mention a WSOP bracelet that broke the six-figure barrier, but there’s also a very wide variety of objects that… Read More

What players will make it big in 2015

Jake Schindler (Image: Joe Giron)

Last year, Daniel Colman dominated the poker scene and became the player who shed the label of “breakout star” and hit it big. It seems that every year, there are a handful of young grinders that take an evolutionary step in their game and have a similar story to Colman’s. This year, the world of… Read More

Gender In Poker: Can you turn it to your advantage?

Female Poker Player

Poker is widely considered as a man’s game, but that doesn’t mean that female poker players and enthusiasts don’t exist. There is an overwhelming amount of male players versus female players, though. On PokerStars, only 12.5 per cent of the players are female. That doesn’t sound like much, but there are indeed millions of female… Read More

Celebrities you never knew were poker players

James Woods

Poker has become one of the most glamourous gambling games over the last two decades, attracting a worldwide following online and at land casinos. Not ones to be left out of a trend, celebrities have flocked to the poker table and try their luck. Not every A-lister has had Lady Luck smile back to them…. Read More