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On semi-legal poker rooms

Posted on: October 18, 2019

Hidden behind two metallic doorways is a dingy, smoke-filled room, with shirtless men getting a massage in front of a grimy poker table – this is how the New Yorker described an underground social poker club in Texas.   Semi-legal “social clubs” popped up to encourage players around the area to gamble within the city instead … Continue reading “On semi-legal poker rooms”

All you need to know about the Stones Live Poker cheating scandal

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Mike Postle has been the talk of the town these days. Once hailed as a local hero, winning impossible hands and making decisions that baffled commentators and audiences alike, now at the center of a poker cheating scandal. Not your typical sleight of hand Stones Live Poker hosts games and broadcasts them on Twitch and … Continue reading “All you need to know about the Stones Live Poker cheating scandal”

How is Poker different from other competitions

Posted on: October 11, 2019

When someone hears the word competition, they immediately think that power, fierceness, and skills are the first things on the table – well, not on the poker table. Poker is a lot different from other competitions. Unlike competitions like basketball, Poker will not get you screaming at the top of your lungs. Unlike football, Poker … Continue reading “How is Poker different from other competitions”

Why Capitol Casino’s poker room is safer than playing online

Posted on: October 10, 2019

Poker is universal. Like math, the rules of poker are constant throughout the world. That is what makes it such a popular game. Players from hundreds of countries can come and play together. They understand each other even without so many words. Because of its fame, technology has adapted to the demands of poker games. … Continue reading “Why Capitol Casino’s poker room is safer than playing online”

Step Into the Sacramento Poker Room with The Basics of Live Poker Etiquette

Posted on: June 27, 2019

“May all of your cards be live and may all of your pots be monsters. The name of the game is no-limit Texas Hold’em, the game that takes a minute to learn but a lifetime to master.” — Mike Sexton, American professional poker player and member of the Poker Hall of Fame Poker has never … Continue reading “Step Into the Sacramento Poker Room with The Basics of Live Poker Etiquette”

The World Series of Poker Starts This Month in Vegas !

Posted on: June 19, 2019

The World Series of Poker (WSOP), the longest-running, most luxurious and most prestigious tournament series, celebrates its 50th year with over $200 million in prize money awaiting thousands of poker players! The 50th WSOP, which runs until July 16, is being held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The stakes are … Continue reading “The World Series of Poker Starts This Month in Vegas !”

Tips for managing your emotions while playing poker

Posted on: May 15, 2019

Since poker is a game of mind and endurance, it takes a toll on the body, on the player’s emotion among other things. When players start to lose their cool, that’s when they start losing the game. Focus is difficult to achieve when you go against the big boys on the table, but not impossible. … Continue reading “Tips for managing your emotions while playing poker”

10 Good Reasons to Leave the Poker Table Part 1

Posted on: April 17, 2019

Poker is a fun and challenging game to play; put it on a gambling table, and it changes everything. Because of its nature, Poker is easily one of the most addictive games out there, and sometimes players just can’t discern when to leave the table. So, to help our dear patrons out there, we are … Continue reading “10 Good Reasons to Leave the Poker Table Part 1”

Being a Professional Poker Player

Posted on: March 5, 2019

There are various ways to describe ones profession. Some would say it is hard, it is toxic, it is routinely, and others would even comment that it is boring. There are probably some days when you just want to wake up and change jobs to a job that will pay the bills and support the … Continue reading “Being a Professional Poker Player”

What Movie Portrayals Get Poker Wrong?

Posted on: February 26, 2019

Action movies always have a scene where a hero gets to play poker with his lady luck. In an intense battle of wits, drama, and lots of eye-locking, the hero takes it all. But do these scenes accurately tell how poker is played? Sometimes, even casinos are set out to a bad light. It is … Continue reading “What Movie Portrayals Get Poker Wrong?”