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In Poker, Being Stubborn as a Mule Can Make You a Donkey

Stubbornness can be a good quality in certain circumstances, but in poker you shouldn't ignore the evidence before you to support wrong-headed theories.

Choosing a World Series of Poker Main Event Starting Day: Does It Matter?

Looking back at the last five years of WSOP Main Events, does playing Day 1a, 1b, or 1c matter when it comes to building stacks -- or just surviving?

Road to the 2016 WSOP: The 300-Day Grind Begins

Matthew Pitt has set his sights on building a bankroll for a trip to the 2016 World Series of Poker. Read his initial thoughts on realizing his goal.

Thinking Poker: Pros Behaving Badly

A discussion of so-called “pros” acting less than professionally, consequences that come from such behavior, and how non-pros should respond when it happens

Sizing Bets Wisely with Cash Game Pro Sangni Zhao

Las Vegas-based cash game pro Sangni Zhao discusses his bet-sizing strategy and why it has proven successful for him in deep-stacked games.

Dispatches from the WSOP: Filling the Void; or, Three Ways to Plug Holes in Your Game

In another of his "Dispatches from the WSOP," Nate Meyvis describes three areas on which players can focus to plus holes in their no-limit hold'em games.

Hold’em with Holloway, Vol. 35: Tilly vs. Brunson in Super High Roller Cash Game Hand

In the latest Hold'em with Holloway, PokerNews' Chad Holloway looks at a big Super High Roller Cash Game hand between Jennifer Tilly and Doyle Brunson.

Dispatches from the WSOP: In Vegas, In Position

Nate Meyvis (co-host of The Thinking Poker podcast) shares the first of his summer reports from Las Vegas where he's playing cash games and at the WSOP.

Tilt Report; I Mean, Trip Report

A series of losing sessions on a Vegas trip causes Jim Dixon to experience "loser tilt" before recognizing it and climbing out of it.

The Early Bird Gets the Seat: Know Your Options, and Keep Them Open

The first week of the 2015 WSOP has been one of the busiest for poker Las Vegas has ever seen. Such crowds require preparation away from the tables, too.

Hold’em with Holloway, Vol. 31: Staying on Your Grind at the World Series of Poker

In the latest Hold'em with Holloway, Managing Editor Chad Holloway offers tips for keeping yourself sane and healthy during the long WSOP grind.

Hold’em with Holloway, Vol. 30: Preparing to Play the World Series of Poker

In the latest Hold'em with Holloway, Managing Editor Chad Holloway offers tips to consider when playing a World Series of Poker event.

Facts of WSOP Life: The Mechanics of Playing at the Rio

When playing at the WSOP, there are facts of life that need to be understood, accepted, and prepared for to make your time there pleasant and profitable.

Three Important Points to Consider When Making Your First WSOP Trip

Nate Meyvis shares advice for new World Series of Poker players about what to look for both at the tables and beyond at the Rio and in Las Vegas.

Are Your Fancy Poker Moves Costing You Money?

Understanding "what level your opponents are at" is a crucial skill to develop in poker, as it indicates what at which level you yourself should be playing.

Complete List of All Hole Cards Shown During the 2014 WSOP Main Event Final Table

Compiling a list of all of the hole cards revealed during ESPN's broadcast of the 2014 WSOP Main Event final table -- all 328 hands' worth.

2014 WSOP Main Event Hand Analysis: Five Key Hands From Three-Handed Play

Aaron Hendrix continues his analyses of 2014 WSOP Main Event hands, this time focusing on five key hands from three-handed play at last night's final table.

2014 WSOP Main Event Hand Analysis: Final Table Elimination Hands Review

Aaron Hendrix analyzes the six elimination hands that took the 2014 WSOP Main Event from nine players down to three.

November Nine Strategy Session: Mark Newhouse's Tough Call on the Final Table Bubble

Mark Newhouse faced a crucial decision against his friend, Luis Velador, on the bubble of the WSOP Main Event final table. He talked through his thought process with PokerNews.

Strategy with Kristy: Danielle Andersen Discusses Longevity and Balance in Poker

Danielle Andersen comes on the Strategy with Kristy podcast and talks about the keys to longevity and balance in poker.