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Fusion hybrid diminishes skill of online poker, elevating dominance of luck. For ages, we have played the same poker games. 5 Card Draw, 7 Card Stud and Hold’em Poker are the only ones to have stood the true test of time. Other variants and hybrids tend to gain short-lived fad-dom before disappear into the...
Canadian poker brawl on the Playground! WPT Montreal wraps up as Patrick Serda beat out Ema Zajmovic for the title and $855k. Every poker player from Canada—and many from the rest of the world—gathered at the Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake last week for the biggest Canadian poker tournament of the year. The $5,300...
Profitability of online poker rooms from a managerial perspective. It’s universally understood that casinos make a profit by enforcing a house edge on every game. The money players lose is the money casinos win. Poker doesn’t work the same way. Players do not compete against the “house”, as they in casino gambling; almost every...
Bad beat poker jackpots make the sickest losses the sweetest. Every seasoned poker player knows the heartbreak of a sick bad beat. Skill and probabilities dominate the game, but every once in a while, someone gets lucky. It’s usually some nimrod who doesn’t take the blatant hint that their bound to lose; making an...
Partners WPT and PartyPoker LIVE reveal new European and Canadian poker events schedule for 2019. Last month, we talked about the newly formed partnership between World Poker Tour (WPT) and PartyPoker LIVE. Their collaboration promised to bring more live poker tournaments to Canada and Europe. Turns out, only two of them are actually new,...
MPN’s Fish Party SNG pays record €317k progressive jackpot. Sit’n Go (SNG) jackpot tournaments have been popular for several years now. Most online poker rooms offer them in some form or fashion. They are a great way to turn a small bankroll into a huge payout in just a few minutes flat—with enough luck,...
A virtual tour of Canada’s best live poker rooms. Live poker rooms come in all shapes and sizes across Canada. Some of the biggest casinos are home to the smallest poker rooms, while the reverse is true of the biggest poker rooms; having no casino gaming floor to speak of. Today, I’ll guide you...
French-Canadian Guillaume Nolet dominating live poker in 2018. Does the name Guillaume Nolet ring a bell? If you play poker in Canada, it should. He’s been playing live and online poker for at least five years, but his presence on the live felt has become palpable in 2018, scooping six cashes for over US...
Heading south for the winter? Check out the current landscape surrounding US online poker laws. I’m not a big traveler myself. I have no fear of planes, nor do I detest road trips. I’m just more of a home body. But I know some of my fellow Canadians do like to travel south to...
Sifting through the top 10 largest online poker sites in 2018. Choosing a new online poker room can be a tough decision for Canadian players. First and foremost, you want a reputable operator that won’t abscond with your bankroll on a whim. That means you need to look at the largest poker sites—the ones...