Author: Paul

Paul is a fan of all forms of poker: tournaments, cash, and online. He also loves collecting data and turning it into information. The result are the tournament and cash tables pages. Heather sometimes wishes Paul liked data a little less...
MGM Springfield Poker Room Review

MGM Springfield Poker Room Review

The opening of the MGM Springfield in August 2018 brought in the era of full-scale casinos in Massachusetts. It beat the highly anticipated Encore Boston Harbor’s opening by a full year. MGM Springfield and Encore became Massachusett’s answer to the Connecticut poker scene, represented by Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, and the many small venues in…

What Makes a Good Poker Tournament?: Stats from Over 1,000 Weekly Events Across the US

What Makes a Good Poker Tournament?: Stats from Over 1,000 Weekly Events Across the US

“Is this a good poker tournament?” How many times has that phrase been uttered? For those who crave a good poker tournament, it is a deceptively complex question. Some players seek large fields with high buy-ins which can lead to big paydays. Others seek a longer period of “quality” play before the shovefest stage sets…

6 Best Weekly Poker Tournaments on the East Coast
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6 Best Weekly Poker Tournaments on the East Coast

Our most recent addition to Poker Pilgrims is our poker tournament information page. We include buy-ins, rake, evaluation of structures (S-point calculation), and most notably, the average number of entries (if available). All this data allows the user to assess regular tournaments across the United States. To that end, we thought we would share the…

Finding the Best Poker Tournaments: A New Resource
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Finding the Best Poker Tournaments: A New Resource

Finding the best poker tournaments either in your home area or as you travel has always been complicated. Identifying the day and time, buy-in amount and some basic info about local tournaments may simply be a matter of checking out PokerAtlas. However, whether there will be 120 players or 7 when you show up to…