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Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 6: Shades, Headphones & Hoodies

Sunglasses, headphones and hoodies do more harm than good for the game. And here’s why.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 5: The Main Event Champion

How can we ignite another booker boom? It all starts with the WSOP Main Event champion.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 4: The November Nine

The November Nine is poker’s most important final table, but it may be alienating potential fans.
And here’s why.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 3b: The TV Producer

Why have the ratings dipped? And how can televised poker become the global event it once was? Well, a few ways.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 3a: Television Coverage

Why have the ratings dipped? And how can televised poker become the global event it once was? Well, there are a few ways.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal – The Tournament Virtuous Cycle

If done correctly, the largest televised tournaments can become bigger, better and more lucrative every single year. I call this the ‘Tournament Virtuous Cycle.’

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 2: Table Talk

Table talk is slowly evolving out of today’s game. But a little table chatter may actually yield positive long term results. Here’s why.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 1: Satellites

Many satellites are no longer required-entry satellites. And that option, that tiny little detail, has changed everything. Here’s why.

On Birds, Bushes, and the Value of a Dollar

If all you had in the world was $1 million, would you risk it all on a coin flip to win $10 million?

The Poker Media Ecosystem Explained

The poker media is often criticized as being overly pro-industry, but is it all about money? Here’s how to use the voice you didn’t know you had.

WSOP Hall of Fame Bios: David Ulliott

David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott, who passed away this spring, was one of the game’s more colorful characters, and a candidate for the WSOP Hall of Fame this year.

WSOP Hall of Fame Bios: Matt Savage

Matt Savage is one of ten candidates short-listed for the WSOP Hall of Fame this year. He is the current Executive Director of the WPT and former tournament director of the WSOP.

WSOP Hall of Fame Bios: Terry Rogers

Terry Rogers is one of ten candidates for induction into the WSOP Hall of Fame for 2015; he is the founder of the Irish Poker Open and the man who brought Hold’em to Europe.

WSOP Hall of Fame Bios: Max Pescatori

Max Pescatori is Italy’s most popular professional poker player, and one of ten candidates this year for inclusion in the WSOP Hall of Fame.

WSOP Hall of Fame Bios: Carlos Mortensen

Carlos Mortensen is one of ten candidates for this year’s WSOP Hall of Fame inductions and still the only player to have won both the WSOP Main Event and the WPT World Championship.