US Poker News

World Series Of Poker 2021: Full Schedule Released

June 15, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Caesars Entertainment announced the return of the live World Series of Poker in April, but poker enthusiasts have waited for weeks for details on the full schedule for this year’s series. That wait is finally over, as WSOP.com revealed the full schedule for the 2021 World Series of Poker on Tuesday. The series returns to […]

The Differences Between Live And Online Poker

June 10, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Whether you play online or at the casino, the same poker rules sit at the heart of any format. If you’re familiar with Texas Hold’em, Pot-Limit Omaha, or another poker variant, you’ll know how the game is played in both live or online format. While the rules of poker are essentially the same in both […]

Texas Hold’em: Understanding Position

May 24, 2021 | By: Chris Blundo

When beginning to play Texas Hold’em, one of the most important concepts to master is position. While it may seem counterintuitive, where a player is seated is of vital importance in determining how an online poker hand should be played. This installment of How to Play Texas Hold’em will cover poker positions and strategy. The […]

How To Play Texas Hold’em (Introduction) 

May 12, 2021 | By: Chris Blundo

Unlike most casino games, poker involves competing not against the house, but other players. More importantly, poker is a game of skill as well as luck; someone who truly masters the ins and out of poker can be a long-term winning player.  In this first installment of How to Play Texas Hold’em, we will introduce […]

What We Know About The 2021 World Series Of Poker

May 5, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Poker players around the world can rejoice – the World Series of Poker returns in its traditional live format for the 2021 series. COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 2020 WSOP, prompting tournament officials to run a series of online events in its place. The 2021 WSOP returns to the Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada this […]

Will Pennsylvania Players Get To Play In The 2021 WSOP Online Series?

April 30, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The 2021 World Series of Poker presents an unprecedented number of official bracelet events for this year’s series. While the official schedule for the live WSOP isn’t public knowledge yet, players can count on that slate including at least 80 live tournaments emanating from the Rio Las Vegas this fall. WSOP has also announced 66 […]

BetMGM Poker And Borgata Poker Launch In Pennsylvania

April 27, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The Pennsylvania online poker market welcomed two new legal online poker sites on Tuesday. BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker are now live in Pennsylvania, joining PokerStars PA as choices for regulated online poker in the state. BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker will operate as individual online skins, but the player pools at each can compete […]

Guide To Playing The 2021 WSOP Online Bracelet Events

April 23, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

World Series of Poker bracelets represent some of the most coveted prizes in all of poker. While thousands of poker tournaments run around the globe each year, nothing quite conjures the images of poker victory like an official WSOP championship bracelet. WSOP.com makes it possible to win a bracelet without making a physical trip to […]

Which Las Vegas Poker Rooms Are Open in April 2021?

April 13, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on live poker rooms across the US throughout 2020. Las Vegas, Nevada stood at the front of the curve in relation to reopening poker venues, allowing live rooms to resume business as early as June 2020. Some Las Vegas poker rooms remain closed, however, with some venues in the city […]