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Chris Pender

Chris Pender

Chris Pender owes all his poker knowledge to his big brother Arthur. Since then, Chris has been playing every kind of poker in every location he can. He’s played Texas No-Limit Hold’em in Las Vegas, Badugi in oil rigs and Open-Face Chinese Poker in undisclosed basements in Los Angeles. Chris has also spent the last few years making a living playing and writing about online poker in the United States. Chris has seen the good, the bad and the ugly about online poker and he wants to tell you everything he’s learned about the game he’s spent his life playing.

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The $1,050 Big Blowout Ends in a Three-Way Chop

PokerStars‘ $60 million guaranteed Blowout Series concluded this weekend with the $1,050 Big Blowout. The event featured a $5 million guaranteed prize pool but 6,922 entrants created a $6,922,000 prize pool. Only the top 975 finishers returned home with prize money to show for their efforts so spare a…

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Who Are The Top Five Poker Players From Iowa?

The Midwestern state of Iowa is considered one of the safest places to live in the United States. That may be true but your poker chips aren’t safe when the Hawkeye State’s top talent are playing. Iowa is known for its rolling plains and cornfields, but others know it for…

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Biden Could Void DOJ’s Wire Act Opinion

President-elect Joe Biden takes office this week and a Michigan-based law firm believes it is good news for online poker. Dickinson Wright is a large law firm based in Michigan, a state set to launch online gaming. Lawyers from Dickinson Wright are of the opinion a Biden administration will…

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Paulius Plausinaitis Banks $1.23M and a WSOPC Ring

Poker pro Paulis Plausinaitis is a WSOP Circuit ring winner. The Lithuanian came out on top in the GGPoker WSOP Winter Online Circuit Main Event to bank an incredible prize worth $1,236,361. This is by far the biggest score of Plausinaitis’ career to-date, which is unsurprising considering its size.

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Your Mental Game Is As Important As Your Poker Skills

Many poker players spend countless hours developing their skills by neglect their mental game. The best poker players in the world have the strongest mental game; they don’t overlook this crucial aspect. Being mentally tough is vital to success in many walks of life. Professional sports people need to…

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The $1,050 Big Blowout Ends in a Three-Way Chop

Who Are The Top Five Poker Players From Iowa?

Biden Could Void DOJ’s Wire Act Opinion