Top Story Lines Heading Into 2018 WSOP

I’m always excited for the WSOP, but never more so than 2018, the 49th annual summer poker extravaganza at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Not only do I have plans to grind cash games harder than ever before this summer, and maybe mix in a few tournaments, but I will also…

Aria Poker Room Review: Is it the Best in Las Vegas?

The Aria Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip features many delicious restaurants, a comfortable and clean sportsbook, beautiful and scenic rooms, and a poker room that’s tough to top. Basic Poker Room Information The Aria poker room, which is located just steps away from the casino’s awesome sportsbook, boasts 24 tables for cash…

Doing Vegas on a Tight Poker Budget is Possible (I Promise!)

My first “poker trip” to Las Vegas was in July 2007, I believe. Or, maybe it was 2008 (?). Anyway, whenever it was that I came here for the purpose of playing poker for the first time, I was on a tight budget. I came here with a friend and my under-21 brother who we…

Online Poker is Legal in Nevada: WSOP.com Review

Even if you don’t reside in Nevada, you can legally play poker online while you’re in Las Vegas, or anywhere else around the state, but only on WSOP.com. There are positives and negative aspects to this Caesars Entertainment-owned poker site. What I Like About WSOP.com What I love most about WSOP.com is the convenience factor….

What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t Actually Stay in Vegas

The “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” slogan is the leading cause of divorce according to a scientific study that was never actually conducted. But in all seriousness, that catchy little slogan, along with “The Hangover” and other movies, is partially responsible for why so many people make such poor decisions in a town…

My Thoughts on the Big Blind Ante Tournament Trend

I’m not much of a tournament poker player anymore, although I do play the occasional daily tournament at Aria and some other casinos. But I have competed in two big blind ante tournaments (both the $140 buy-in 7:00 daily at Aria), and my opinion of this new concept changed after having given it a try….

What this Website is All About

Las Vegas is the poker capital of the world. Many people travel to Sin City each year to test their skills in cash games and tournaments at the numerous card rooms in town. What you’ll get out of this website is an honest, unbiased look at the poker scene in Las Vegas. That includes firsthand…