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Last month Unibet held a poker tournament pitting some of the biggest names in eSports against each other. Representing top games like Starcraft II, DOTA2, Warcraft III, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm, these players tested how well their gaming skills translated to the poker table. Kevin "Rotterdam08" van der Kooi, a renowned Starcraft II caster and player, came out on top and took down a prize of €5,000. It's not surprising that a real-time strategy gamer...

The sums are staggering. Martin Jacobson of Sweden won his first major tournament last year. His prize? Ten million dollars. Not a bad ROI on his $10k entry to the World Series of Poker Main Event. Then there's Brian Rast who beat 42 other players to win this year's inaugural Super High Roller Bowl to the tune of $7.5 million. This was the fourth seven figure score of his career! Those are live tournaments, but if you can...

Most of what I write in this poker strategy blog is about specific topics like SB defence or GTO or how to setup you poker HUD. For today, allow me step back and address something I know is in the back of your mind: someday I want to go pro. I'll delve deeper into this subject in future articles, but let's start with 5 important Texas Holdem rules for when you want to go pro. 1. Finish...

Do you dream to travel full time or perhaps settle indefinitely on some warm, beautiful beach? One of the greatest benefits of playing online poker for a living is that you can make it happen. Here’s a guide to the practical side. Or go here for a guide to the strategy side. Choosing a Destination “Let the island choose you.” That was the advice I read recently in a guide to living in the Caribbean. It’s true. You can...