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Interview: Ryan Laplante Discusses New Training Site Learn Pro Poker

Interview: Ryan Laplante Discusses New Training Site Learn Pro Poker

Jon Sofen - August 14th, 2019
CardsChat ambassador Ryan Laplante, an accomplished pro, has launched a new poker training site called Learn Pro Poker. I spoke with him to discuss the benefits his service will have […]
ESPN Source: Nick Schulman Wasn’t Removed from WSOP Broadcast for Negative Comment

ESPN Source: Nick Schulman Wasn’t Removed from WSOP Broadcast for Negative Comment

Jon Sofen - July 27th, 2019
I’m not going to bury the lead here and tell you right up front that, upon going straight to the source, I can confirm that contrary to popular belief, Nick […]
CardsChat Poker Podcast: Norman Chad Interview on Fixing ‘Broken’ Poker Hall of Fame Voting

CardsChat Poker Podcast: Norman Chad Interview on Fixing ‘Broken’ Poker Hall of Fame Voting

Jon Sofen - July 3rd, 2019
Norman Chad opined on problems with the Poker Hall of Fame in a Tuesday op-ed on CardsChat. He then sat down with me at the Rio to discuss what he […]
Daniel Negreanu: AI, Software Programs Have Led to Evolution in Professional Poker

Daniel Negreanu: AI, Software Programs Have Led to Evolution in Professional Poker

CardsChat News - July 3rd, 2019
Daniel Negreanu has been near the top of the poker world for two decades now. But while his presence in professional circles may be a constant, he acknowledges that the […]
Partypoker Defends Decision to Protect Newbies from Evil HUDs

Partypoker Defends Decision to Protect Newbies from Evil HUDs

Daniel Smyth - June 24th, 2019
Partypoker has defended its recent software update following pressure from some sectors of the community. After a software update on June, during which the ability to store hand histories locally […]
Poker Player Zach Gensler Seeks to Break Phil Laak’s World Record for Longest Poker Session at 2019 WSOP

Poker Player Zach Gensler Seeks to Break Phil Laak’s World Record for Longest Poker Session at 2019 WSOP

Jon Sofen - May 31st, 2019
In 2010, Phil Laak set a seemingly impossible Guinness World Record by playing 115 straight hours of cash game poker. Later this summer at the 2019 WSOP in Las Vegas, […]
Interview: Vlogger Andrew Neeme Takes Meetup Game on the Road to Run it Up Reno

Interview: Vlogger Andrew Neeme Takes Meetup Game on the Road to Run it Up Reno

Jon Sofen - April 16th, 2019
RENO, NV–Andrew Neeme and his poker vlogging peer Brad Owen took their popular meetup cash game to Run it Up Reno on Monday evening. Even in the relatively small town […]
Vloggers Play Integral Role in Growing Poker, But Do They Get Attention They Deserve?

Vloggers Play Integral Role in Growing Poker, But Do They Get Attention They Deserve?

Jon Sofen - March 22nd, 2019
Vloggers such as Brad Owen represent the future of poker, at least for how fans consume the game. But despite playing a key role in bringing players to card rooms, […]
Do Unlimited Re-Entry Tournaments Help or Hurt Poker?

Do Unlimited Re-Entry Tournaments Help or Hurt Poker?

Jon Sofen - March 6th, 2019
High-stakes poker crusher Ali Imsirovic, one of poker’s bright young stars, recently won the $2,200 WSOP Circuit High Roller at the Rio in Las Vegas on his seventh bullet. Yes, seventh. […]
Exclusive: Grosvenor Casinos Pro Jeff Kimber Talks David Haye, Home Games and Bet Sizing

Exclusive: Grosvenor Casinos Pro Jeff Kimber Talks David Haye, Home Games and Bet Sizing

Daniel Smyth - March 4th, 2019
Retired British boxer David Haye has climbed back into the ring for yet another round of poker, this time with some familiar faces in tow. In training for the 2019 […]
Jubilant Jeff Gross Joins Partypoker Team Online, Predicts Bright Future for Poker Site

Jubilant Jeff Gross Joins Partypoker Team Online, Predicts Bright Future for Poker Site

Jon Sofen - March 1st, 2019
CardsChat ambassador Jeff Gross is taking his talents to Partypoker, a poker site he believes is on the verge of becoming an industry leader. He joins the site’s Team Online […]