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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…

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Poker Tournaments in Las Vegas

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Poker Tournaments in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a poker player’s dream. With over thirty different poker rooms on the Strip and around town, many offering tournament action, how do you decide where to play? Let us walk you through some of the best poker tournaments in Las Vegas. We will help you find the cheapest Las Vegas tournaments, those…

Poker Games List

Poker Games List

When a modern player thinks of poker game variants, we typically think of No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em or PLO (Pot Limit Omaha), as those are the most common poker games today. Fifty years ago, a player might have thought of Seven Card Stud. However, as poker players who favor mixed games know, the poker games…

The Future of Poker: Trends and Innovations to Watch

The Future of Poker: Trends and Innovations to Watch

Can you imagine stepping into a virtual poker room, interacting with players from all around the world, and immersing yourself in a realistic gaming environment like never before? Or, have you ever considered how artificial intelligence could revolutionize the way we play poker and learn new strategies? The future of poker is being redefined with…

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…

Creating our All-New Website with Resources for the Traveling Poker Player
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Creating our All-New Website with Resources for the Traveling Poker Player

More than five years ago, Paul and I created PokerPilgrims to detail our hopes and dreams as we planned for a year-long poker pilgrimage. While we were both poker players at that time, work and family obligations limited our travel time and our ability to play poker outside our home region of New England. We…