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For almost two decades PokerListings.com was and is one of the leading online and live poker news platforms. We were in Las Vegas when the legendary WSOP 2006 happened, we suffered through the Poker Black Friday in 2011 and we were there when the first fully legal Online Poker Room in the US opened.

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Features & Poker Updates

Here’s where we delve a little deeper into the poker world with breakthrough features, opinion pieces, in-depth interviews and sit-downs with your favorite poker pros from around the globe.

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Win 5 PokerStars Winter Series 2019 Tickets (Exclusive Satellite)

With Christmas around the corner the days are becoming shorter and the evenings longer. Like every year during this time…

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传奇sfWatch Daniel Negreanu's Daily WSOP Vlogs Right Here! What a start to the summer for Daniel Negreanu. » Read full…

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Vogelsang: “I Think I Got Luckier Than 99% of All Poker Players”

Christoph Vogelsang exploded out of obscurity this summer to win $4.4 million in the 2014 WSOP Big One for One…

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Poker Player Articles

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Features and Opinions

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How Playing Poker Re-Wires Your Brain for the Better

传奇sfImagine if your child came home one day and said 'I'm quitting school to play poker." What would you say?…

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£120,000 GTD for 888poker Live London Kick Off at Aspers

With big events like the WPT Deepstacks Berlin, the PCA and the Aussie Millions in progress, it already looks like…

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Espen Uhlen Jørstad: "I Think There is a Beer for Everyone"

A man who knows his beers. Winner of our 2017 Spirit of Poker Rising Star Award, Espen Uhlen Jørstad is…

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Esther "E-Tay" Taylor: "Strong, Confident" Women Bode Well for Poker

Thanks to a growing group of strong, successful women in poker, Esther Taylor is hopeful for greater gender equality in…

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Poker Strategy Articles

传奇sfHere you can find over 500 poker strategy articles across all skill and experience levels to help you improve your game on the spot. Essential tips can be found for beginners, cash game and tournament Texas Holdem, Omaha, Seven-Card Stud and more.

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Poker Rules Articles

传奇sfHere you’ll find step-by-step rules guides to all the most popular variations of poker including Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Seven-Card Stud, Razz and 2-7 Triple Draw.

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Historical WSOP Poker Hands | Famous WSOP Hands Analyzed

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Poker Strategy Guide
How to Play Poker | The Ultimate Guide for Poker Beginners!

传奇sfFull guide to learn poker in no time \r\nIf you want to learn more about playing Texas Holdem specifically, check…

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5 Awesome Poker Games That Take 5 Mins (or Less) to Play

Can’t get enough poker? Need more action in your day-to-day life? There are plenty of times where you don’t have…

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Swingo! The Best Poker Home Game Variant You've Never Heard Of

传奇sfSteve Albini is a mixed game instructor at CardRunners and best-known for his work in the music industry. He actively…

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How to Manage Misdeals, Showdowns, Dead Hands & More

Although all of the many games filed under the category "poker" have specific rules and nuances, there are some general…

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Rules for Button and Blind Use in Poker

In button games, a non-playing dealer normally does the actual dealing. A round disk called the button is used to…

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How to Play Strip Poker: Rules & Best Tips for Strip Poker

传奇sfHow to play strip poker First things first: any variation of poker can work for strip poker although the simpler games with…

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7 Card Stud Rules | How to Play 7 Card Stud Poker

传奇sfEven now Stud is regarded as a more "pure" poker variation, as much for its historic past as for its…

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How to Play Texas Hold'em | Texas Holdem Rules

传奇sf\r\nThe rules of Texas Hold’em are actually very logical and simple and require just a few minutes to learn.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMastering Texas…

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Texas Holdem Betting Rules: No-Limit, Limit & Pot-Limit

No-Limit poker only really took off once Doyle Brunson and his crew of Texas Road Gamblers introduced the game to Las Vegas…

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World Series of Poker and Live Poker Updates

The World Series of Poker in Las Vegas runs from May-July every year with 60+ events in all ranges of buy-ins and variations. The grand finale, of course, is the world famous $10,000 WSOP Main Event which has made its champion a household name for the past decade.

GGPoker & WSOP Join Forces for WSOP Super Circuit Online Series

WSOPC with $100m gtd. at GGPoker News just in that an all-new WSOP Super Circuit Online Series event will run…

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Siege of Malta 2020
April 2020: Siege of Malta with €500,000 guaranteed

The new Siege of Malta festival – which builds on the success of the award-winning Battle of Malta – features a €400 + €50…

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Poker Live Streams from WSOP, Twitch, YouTube & More

European Poker TourPrague Poker Live Streams | Live Poker Streams from Twitch, PokerStars & More Currently Streaming: RunItUp It's a whole…

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Event 57 - $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em World Championship

Cada Wins It All! The 2009 WSOP Main Event Champion. After falling into an almost 3:1 chip deficit, Joe Cada…

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Battle of Malta 2013

2014 Battle of Malta Plans Begin, Reserve a Seat Now! BOM 2014 Just 360 Days Away. Pretty much all we…

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Battle of Malta 2014 Main Event

Truce! Antoan Katsarov is the 2014 Battle of Malta Champion! We asked for a battle, and we got a battle.…

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Event #55: $1 Million Big One for One Drop

传奇sf$1M One Drop: Esfandiari Wins The Big One For $18,346,673 Antonio Esfandiari The One Drop Champion! Just like that, we…

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$10,000 Main Event

Greg Merson Wins 2012 Main Event for $8,531,853 Greg Merson Greg Merson was widely-considered to be the best player at…

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$10,000 WSOP 2014 Main Event

Martin Jacobson Wins the 2014 WSOP Main Event The 2014 World Champion, Martin Jacobson. When play got heads-up, Martin Jacobson…

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17 Unbelievable Things That Actually Happened at the 2006 WSOP Posted in: WSOP Blog , Tournament Trail The 2006 World Series of Poker…

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Poker Player Updates & Features

Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Viktor Blom … whomever your favorite poker player here’s where you’ll find all of the in-depth information, deep dive interviews and news updates on what’s going on in their lives and on the felt.

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Espen Uhlen Jørstad: "I Think There is a Beer for Everyone"

传奇sfA man who knows his beers. Winner of our 2017 Spirit of Poker Rising Star Award, Espen Uhlen Jørstad is…

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Espen Uhlen Jørstad: From WoW 'Slob' to Poker Stream Star

传奇sfSo I am playing in the Unibet UK Poker Tour in Brighton a few months back. It's Day 1A and I…

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Matt Berkey Solves Poker for Why First, Then the How

Sometimes when I'm interviewing someone it feels like I'm standing a few yards away, golf club in hand, firing off…

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Andrew Neeme: “Vlogging Breathed New Life for Me”

You’ve grinded the poker forums, perused the blogs and even watched hours of Jason Somerville’s Twitch stream. What about poker…

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Boeree: "We Live in a Universe at the Whim of Entropy"

Not many poker players can provide the media with a quote like the one used in the headline above. Not…

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Will Twitch Kill Poker? The Past, Present and Future of Poker on Twitch

Twitch.tv originated as a spin-off of general interest live-streaming site Justin.tv and catered to a core group of online gamers.…

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Kristen Bicknell: Perception Still That if You’re a Girl You Can’t Be Good

It took 46 events for a Canadian to win a bracelet this year. Kristen Bicknell, originally from St. Catharines, Ontario, ended…

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2006 WSOP Champ Jamie Gold: "Poker's Back and So Am I"

传奇sfThere's no template for Main Event champions. Some take their millions and vanish while others linger for as long as…

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Davidi Kitai: "I’m a Perfectionist in Poker but Not at All in Life"

The first European to win three WSOP bracelets. Poker Triple Crown winner. #1 on his country's all-time money list. Universally…

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Niall Farrell: From Carphone Warehouse to EPT Champion (to Mars)

Britain has a lot of great poker players. But if you were to stick your head out of the dungeon…

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Poker Blogs

Tech Tips: How to Take Great Poker Photos

传奇sfTaking photos of people playing a card game while trying to remain absolutely still in a controlled environment sounds like…

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2019 WSOP Results | Hossein Ensan Wins WSOP Main Event

By the time the Main Event champion was crowned on July 16, 90 events had been played - an all-time…

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Watch Daniel Negreanu's Daily WSOP Vlogs Right Here!

传奇sfWhat a start to the summer for Daniel Negreanu. First, Negreanu married his girlfriend Amanda Leatherman in "the social event of…

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How to Beat Poker in Red Dead Redemption 2: Missions, Cheats & Locations

Want to make money playing poker in Rockstar Games' dazzling Red Dead Redemption 2? Get locations, cheats, missions & tips…

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John Cynn Wins WSOP 2018 Main Event for $8.8m

When you once outlast over 6,700 players and finish 11th in the $10,000 WSOP Main Event, you might think you've…

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Great Scott! Blumstein Caps 2017 WSOP Main Event to Win $8.1m

They slowed him down but in the end no one could stop Scott Blumstein from capturing the 2017 WSOP Main…

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A Beginners Guide to Stars Rewards on PokerStars

PokerStars brand-new loyalty program Stars Rewards is now live and players have to get used to very different-looking rewards landscape.…

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Is Smoking Legal Weed in Vegas? Know the Risks at WSOP

Recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada today but smoking pot at the World Series of Poker can still have serious…

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Mr. A-T, The Best 2nd-Best Player in History | WSOP Stories

传奇sfJohnny Moss (Left) Photo: UNLV Special Collections via Wikipedia Commons “Legend” - a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but…

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The Poker Vlogger 411: Who and Where to Watch

Twitch.tv has had a pronounced effect on poker with online stars like Jason Somerville and Jaime Staples amassing legions of…

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