Opinion

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.

Jonathan Little: Most Frequent Tournament Cashers are ‘Biggest Losers’ in Poker

Jonathan Little: Most Frequent Tournament Cashers are ‘Biggest Losers’ in Poker

Jon Sofen - March 24th, 2019
If your Hendon Mob resembles that of Allen Kessler’s, you are a “loser,” according to Jonathan Little. The poker coach and pro posted a controversial tweet that suggests those who […]
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, […]
Global Poker Awards Nominees Criticized by Poker Community

Global Poker Awards Nominees Criticized by Poker Community

Jon Sofen - March 19th, 2019
The Global Poker Index released on Monday what turned out to be controversial nominees for its April 5 Global Poker Awards ceremony (live on PokerGo). Two categories – Streamer of […]
Poker Tour GOATs: Who Beasts the WPT, WSOP, MSPT, HPT, EPT, and Other Circuit Brands

Poker Tour GOATs: Who Beasts the WPT, WSOP, MSPT, HPT, EPT, and Other Circuit Brands

Jon Sofen - March 16th, 2019
Darren Elias capped off yet another impressive run in a WPT event at the L.A. Poker Classic on Monday with a third place finish. Few will argue he isn’t the […]
Poker Players Debate Hot Button Issue: What are your Favorite Cereals?

Poker Players Debate Hot Button Issue: What are your Favorite Cereals?

Jon Sofen - March 9th, 2019
Thanks to a David Williams tweet, poker players on social media have been busy debating a very important topic. Perhaps, the most crucial issue ever discussed on Poker Twitter. No, […]
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. […]
Face Masks a Bad Look for Poker Say Savage Facebook Followers (VIDEO)

Face Masks a Bad Look for Poker Say Savage Facebook Followers (VIDEO)

Daniel Smyth - January 18th, 2019
World Poker Tour (WPT) executive director and Tournament Directors Association (TDA) founder Matt Savage may ban face masks at his events following a recent Facebook poll. Wanting to know the […]
Best and Worst Poker Videos of 2018: Glory and Pain with Ferguson, Hellmuth, Triton, and Papi

Best and Worst Poker Videos of 2018: Glory and Pain with Ferguson, Hellmuth, Triton, and Papi

Jon Sofen - December 25th, 2018
Chris Ferguson, Phil Hellmuth, Kane Kalas, and Joe Ingram make our list of best and worst poker video moments in 2018. You’ll have to read on to find out which […]
Prahlad Friedman Claims Poker Players are ‘Mostly’ Republican Yet the ‘Best Ones’ Aren’t

Prahlad Friedman Claims Poker Players are ‘Mostly’ Republican Yet the ‘Best Ones’ Aren’t

Jon Sofen - November 17th, 2018
Prahlad Friedman is no longer concerned with Jeff Lisandro paying his ante. These days, he’s fighting for social justice. And more recently, the liberal-leaning poker pro made an insulting claim […]
Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee: Cryptocurrency and Poker Are Perfect Partners

Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee: Cryptocurrency and Poker Are Perfect Partners

Daniel Smyth - November 5th, 2018
Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has given his take on cryptocurrency in the poker world as well as his thoughts on the game as a whole during a recent interview. Talking […]
Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Earns Three EGR Awards for Commitment to Customers

Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Earns Three EGR Awards for Commitment to Customers

Daniel Smyth - October 29th, 2018
GVC Holdings has bagged three titles at the 2018 EGR Operator Awards for its commitment to customers, further cementing its position as one of the most influential companies in the […]