Poker is often an element that is brought into movies to imbibe the overall experience with a little glitz, glamour and good-time gangster hi-jinks. What, then, is the purpose of poker in a movie already packed with pranks, topped up with tuxedos and positively drowning in dimes?
Asia is home to some of the richest players and games in the world, but at the grassroots level, many aspiring players earn less than their counterparts in countries such as the US.
Artificial Intelligence systems, which are being developed in labs all around the world, are becoming increasingly good at beating humans at their own games.
Who are the consistent poker YouTube that you should be subscribed to over the winter months? One of the most popular poker YouTube creators, Doug Polk has over a quarter of a million subscribers, and along with broadcasting about cryptocurrency, Polk has been crushing poker content for many years.
Born between the two World Wars in 1929, the enigmatic Alvarez lived his life as a civilized rebel, stirring discussion at Corpus Christi as a young student, and choosing to be an outsider to what he considered vaulted conversation that merited no such snobbery. Alvarez chose levity where others relied on academic tropes.
The decision to temporarily end tracking mainly comes down to two huge decisions made by the biggest sites in the game: PokerStars summarily ending the SuperNovaElite programme; and partypoker taking over second spot in the market and choosing to protect player identities.
MPN, formerly the Microgaming Network, is shutting down its online poker operations. According to a blog post by managing director Alex Scott, they “expect the network to close in Q2 or Q3 2020.”
The Asia Swing has swung across to Korea this week, stopping off at Incheon. The WPT Korea got the action rolling on September 17th with a packed poker room at Paradise City.
Heinecker began his career back in December 2005, admittedly as a complete fish. The first calendar year resulted in an €835 loss – not the superstar start you might have expected. What really made the difference though, was a love of consuming knowledge and after this first year he started to read every poker b