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  • Mike Sexton

Farewell to Mike Sexton

This weekend the poker world lost The Ambassador, the venerable Mike Sexton. Sexton passed away at age 72 from prostate cancer.

Crowning a single person as the foremost at anything generally provokes debate. However, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone in the poker community who would debate that Mike Sexton was the first person they wanted […]

By |September 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|12 Comments
  • New Hampshire Poker

Open Poker Rooms in New Hampshire

New Hampshire poker rooms began opening in mid-June. New Hampshire does not have a statewide indoor mask requirement, but some cities within New Hampshire do (e.g., Nashua). And in early August, the Governor did modify the order to require masks for gatherings over 100 people. In effect, all, or almost all poker rooms then made […]

By |July 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Open Poker Rooms in Florida

Open Poker Rooms in Florida

Florida was at the forefront of the movement to re-open poker rooms, starting with rooms in western and northern Florida. We reviewed the initial push in an earlier post. Since then, other rooms have opened in other parts of Florida as well. Some of those, particularly in the Miami area, have closed back […]

By |June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment
  • Open Poker Rooms in Vegas

Open Poker Rooms in Vegas

Many casinos in Las Vegas have opened, but only a few scattered poker rooms have opened thus far. Most rooms currently have a 5-handed table limit, but rooms like the Bellagio received an exception for 6-handed play (with Plexiglas between players). Mostly, poker rooms are currently offering cash games only, with the Venetian and South […]

By |June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Open Poker Rooms

Open Poker Rooms in the United States

As most states continue the march toward reduced restrictions, poker rooms around the country are starting to open. We’ll be giving you weekly updates on the open poker rooms, along with a quick summary of guidelines/practices. With things changing on a daily basis, you should check websites or call any room you […]

By |June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Our New Private Live Poker Games

I wanted to post something here to tell everyone all about our new private live game server, and answer any questions you might have about it. Especially during this time of COVID, we think you will really appreciate this feature.

The History

When the lockdown started and all the poker rooms closed, we started […]

By |May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Florida Poker

Florida Man Plays Poker Again

Over the past two weeks, states have started re-opening business and social opportunities. While the vast majority of poker rooms in the United States remained closed, many, including some of the Las Vegas rooms are planning to test the waters shortly.

Leading the pack in reviving live poker is the grand peninsula of […]

By |May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|5 Comments
  • Poker shelter in place

The Sheltered in Place Poker Player

Just a few weeks ago, we published a post on precautions to take when considering playing in a live poker venue. Wow, that seems so long ago. Today most of us face life-altering restrictions on our choices, albeit in the service of the critical cause of keeping the most vulnerable among us safe. The team […]

By |April 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
  • Poker in the time of Coronavirus

Playing Poker in the Time of Coronavirus

The past few days have brought staggering announcements regarding attempts to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Some travel between the US and Europe has been suspended. Many colleges are closing campuses and moving to online coursework for the remainder of the semester. With the discovery of Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert’s contraction of […]

By |March 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|2 Comments
  • home poker game

Top 9 Home Poker Game Resources

Home poker games come in all shapes and sizes. There are as many style variants as there are hosts. Some games are just a few friends getting together to play some cash Hold’Em. Others can look more like a mini-tournament series: a group congregating monthly to create what is essentially a WSOP satellite. Similarly, […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments