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Sometimes saying what you feel is important and at CardsChat.com we don’t like to hold back. If there is something happening in the poker world that we want to talk about, you can read about it here, Our opinion articles are relevant, current, and don’t pull any punches. Whether we are voicing our views on a tournament, or talking about the latest pro antics, our opinion will be sharp and fun to read.

Political Monitor Judicial Watch Announces DOJ Lawsuit Over Wire Act Review

Political Monitor Judicial Watch Announces DOJ Lawsuit Over Wire Act Review

Ed Scimia - August 21st, 2015

The Department of Justice’s 2011 interpretation of the Wire Act, which found that the legislation only applies to sports betting and not to other forms of online gambling, has been controversial ever since. Now, a right-wing political group is suing the DOJ in the hopes of obtaining documents related to that decision. Judicial Watch issued […]

Exclusive Interview: Allen Kessler Talks to CardsChat About Tournament Structures, Chainsaw Levels, and the World Series of Poker

Exclusive Interview: Allen Kessler Talks to CardsChat About Tournament Structures, Chainsaw Levels, and the World Series of Poker

Ed Scimia - August 18th, 2015

Allen Kessler has earned more than $3.1 million in tournament earnings over the last 15 years, and has won three World Series of Poker Circuit rings, including the 2014 WSOP Circuit Foxwoods Main Event. But Kessler, known as “The Chainsaw,” may be far more famous for his strong opinions on tournament structures than for being […]

Gary Loveman Talks Online Poker in America

Gary Loveman Talks Online Poker in America

Ed Scimia - August 8th, 2015

Online poker has plenty of potential in the United States, but it will need a wider player base in order to succeed. That’s the opinion of Caesars Entertainment Chairman and former CEO Gary Loveman, who talked about Internet poker as part of an interview with KNPR, a Las Vegas National Public Radio station. When asked […]

MIT Offering Free Poker Class Online

MIT Offering Free Poker Class Online

Ed Scimia - July 23rd, 2015

If you want to improve your poker game, there is an endless supply of books, videos, forums and online streams out there that can help you take your skills to a new level. But few of them have the kind of clout that comes from a class offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). […]

Daniel Negreanu Takes on TDA with General Summit Address at Aria

Daniel Negreanu Takes on TDA with General Summit Address at Aria

Philip Conneller - June 29th, 2015

Daniel Negreanu ruffled some feathers at the Tournament Directors Association (TDA) General Summit at Aria in Las Vegas over the weekend, delivering an address that must have left some members regretting inviting such an outspoken player into their midst. Negreanu was there to address some important points about the penalties that have, he feels, become […]

Rand Paul Launches Presidential Campaign

Rand Paul Launches Presidential Campaign

Ed Scimia - April 7th, 2015

The Republican fight for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination promises to be an interesting one for pundits, as there may be a dozen or more serious candidates who throw their hats into the ring before voting begins and the field inevitably narrows. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) became the first contender to start his campaign in […]

Tournament Directors Association Criticized For Meeting At Venetian

Tournament Directors Association Criticized For Meeting At Venetian

Ed Scimia - March 30th, 2015

Poker tournaments need good tournament directors to run smoothly, and the profession is becoming more and more serious about making sure that players get a good, fair experience at tournaments worldwide every year. The Tournament Directors Association (TDA) is a big part of that, which has made the annual TDA Summit into an important, if […]

Daniel Negreanu Wants to Ban Players from the WSOP

Daniel Negreanu Wants to Ban Players from the WSOP

Daniel Smyth - February 25th, 2015

Daniel Negreanu’s rants are infamous in the poker community thanks to his candid stance on a range of issues and in his latest textual tirade he put the WSOP in his crosshairs. In a piece published in his blog on FullContactPoker.com, Negreanu decided to call out some of poker’s more controversial players. Entitled: “A List […]

Marketers Look to Poker for Business Strategy

Marketers Look to Poker for Business Strategy

Sean Gibson - February 8th, 2015

The game of poker has inspired a group of high-ranking marketing professionals, thanks to advice given by well-known poker pro, Andrew Robl. According to the article, marketing professionals have seen the value in the same traits it takes to win consistently at poker as it does to become a successful internet marketer. The article is […]

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Gets Bluffed

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Gets Bluffed

Elbert Pruitt - February 1st, 2015

Boxing legend Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao can truthfully say that only a handful of people have gotten the best of him in the ring, but when it comes to high stakes no-limit holdem ring games, the 36 year old boxing sensation from the Philippines is somewhat more likely to meet his match. According to high stakes […]

Scientists Claim Poker-Perfect Computer Program Built

Scientists Claim Poker-Perfect Computer Program Built

Sean Gibson - January 10th, 2015

Scientists and researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada are claiming they have built a computer program that plays perfect poker that is unbeatable. The developers behind the new computer software program stated to multiple scientific journals and news outlets that they have “solved” Fixed-limit heads-up Texas Hold’em. Perfect Program Making Perfect Moves for […]