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What are the Up-and-Coming Countries in the World of Poker?

What are the Up-and-Coming Countries in the World of Poker?

Poker is one of the most popular card games on the planet, with 40 million people found to be playing the bluffing game in 2009. Since then, the amount of players has increased dramatically

Not about to fold: why poker streaming and vlogging is so popular

Not about to fold: why poker streaming and vlogging is so popular

In recent years, the spectacle of poker has been further brought to life thanks to new and different ways of documenting the realities of playing poker through new media such as streaming

Bitcoins and betting

Bitcoins and betting

Bitcoin is a relatively new cryptocurrency that is sweeping the internet including online poker, casino and sports betting

How to spot the poker cheats

How to spot the poker cheats

Cheating in poker is as old as the game and sophisticated cheaters can make a living from it, especially in less formal settings. So if you’re playing poker seriously you should spend some time learning about cheating and how to spot it

What's the casino equivalent of online poker freerolls?

What's the casino equivalent of online poker freerolls?

Online freeroll poker is big business. Online gaming companies are clamouring to attract players and offering freeroll tournaments is one of their key weapons

Poker inventions are making the game faster and more entertaining

Poker inventions are making the game faster and more entertaining

The game of poker, although not changing as fast as science, electronics, internet and other similar fields, has some room for improvements, too. All to make playing more enjoyable to do and to watch

More than Texas Hold'em: the wider World of Poker

More than Texas Hold'em: the wider World of Poker

Poker is a game that can appear, to some, to be fairly restricted. However, away from the widely known and widely played variants, poker actually has an enormous number of diverse, interesting, and engaging ways to be played by gamers with different skills and tastes

Leaving poker behind: how to cross the gaming divide

Leaving poker behind: how to cross the gaming divide

As a poker player, the thought of anteing up on something different might fill you with dread. However, in the middle of a downswing or a bout of tilt, there’s nothing wrong with using your skills in a different way

Poker-faced: the psyche of a successful player

Poker-faced: the psyche of a successful player

Gambling is an intrinsic part of the game, as players use their bets to strategic effect. Being a good poker player takes a lot of skill and a certain amount of practice

Celebrity branded apps show why familiarity is key to success

Celebrity branded apps show why familiarity is key to success

Businesses that want to emulate these successful franchises need to show consistency across all of their platforms

Keeping your cool

Keeping your cool

Poker is a game of skill and judgment. To play at your best, you need to stay cool and calm and not let your emotions get the better of you