The 4 Steps to Hosting a Poker Game Like Gatsby

To throw a party Gatsby-style, forget about the beer and chips.
If you are planning to throw the poker party of your life, and you’d like to do it in style, here are some things to consider. This article only covers the basics, so the sky is the limit to how you are going to organize your Gatsby-esque event. Let’s dive in!
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The Enduring Appeal of Texas Hold ‘em

Texas Hold'em brings Marines to The Zone

The Enduring Appeal of Texas Hold ‘em

When I was a little girl, my father set up a family poker night every Sunday after our roast dinner. We played Cowboy, Spit in the Ocean, Low Ball, Acey-Deucy-One-Eyed-Jack and all sorts of other really fun games. Now, decades later, when I get together with my brothers or friends to play, they always want to play Texas Hold’em. Huh? But why, I cry.

Some card games have made such a significant impact that it seems as if they have been around forever.

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Dogs Playing Poker

Dogs Playing Poker

Dogs Playing Poker

By Alex J Coyne © Gifts for Card Players

Before their viral popularity, these paintings were featured on cigar boxes.

When was the last time you saw a painting of dogs playing poker? Now, when was the last time you really thought of a dog playing poker? It turns out the painting has a richer history than you would expect…

The Paintings

“Dogs Playing Poker”

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The Best of Poker Documentaries

Drawing Dead: The Highs and Lows of Online Poker
They say it takes 10, 000 hours to become adept in any field. With poker, sometimes it’s all about watching the game, and nobody’s ever said that you can’t fill up some of those hours by watching some movies about poker. Here are Alex's picks for some of the best poker documentaries out there.
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How to Recreate the World Series of Poker in Your Own Home

2016 World Series of Poker main event champion Qui Nguyen
With the World Series of Poker just around the corner in May, it’s the time of year that even the most casual of poker players begins to feel the buzz of the greatest card game in the world. That also means that it’s the perfect opportunity to recreate the top tables at the Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas in your own home, and invite all your friends round for an exhilarating tournament.
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Learn Poker from the Pros

Learn Poker from the Pros - Gifts and Supplies for Card Players
The best place to learn how to play poker like a professional would be from the professionals themselves. Check out Alex's list of the best places to learn poker from the pros, including free poker lessons, one-on-one Skype tuition, video tutorials, downloads, books and more.
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