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tournament winnersOur Tournament Winners Speak

Posted by Titan Poker staff, April 21, 2016

Poker players Alisson Piekazewicz (Brazil) and Artem Manockhin (Russia) spoke to us about their recent tournament wins playing online poker at the Titan Poker tables.

Irish Open 2016Great Success at 2016 Irish Open Main Event

Posted by Titan Poker staff, April 12, 2016

Titan Poker sent a small, but very talented delegation of players to participate in the 2016 Irish Open Main Event. Czech player Petr Vejmelka finished in 6th place and won €22,500.

Maui winnerBelarusian Poker Player Wins Huge Jackpot Tournament Prize

Posted by Titan Poker staff, February 3, 2016

Belarusian poker player Dima "iDzimmm" Perapechka proved that winning huge jackpot prizes is totally achievable when he captured a €67,000 Maui Jackpot prize.

life like pokerHow Do People See You as a Poker Player?

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, January 14, 2016

How do your family and friends relate to your playing Poker? As Edward Norton said, “Life, like Poker, has an element of risk. It shouldn’t be avoided. It should be faced.”

losnitramosGerman Poker Player Takes Down iPOPS-M €50,000 Main Event

Posted by Titan Poker staff, October 7, 2015

German player “LosNitramos” won the iPOPS-M €50,000 Main Event staged on October 4th, defeating a field of 3,772 players to capture the first place prize of €12,156.

nice guyForget about Being the Nice Guy at the Table

Posted by Ivan Potocki, September 29, 2015

It's one thing to be friendly with your fellow players, but that has nothing to do with how you play. People often mix this up. Play to win.

kentoDepending on Intuition at the Table

Posted by Kento, August 27, 2015

Depending on intuition at the poker table usually pays off and in fact, sometimes intuition determines the winner.

aggressive poker playersWhy a Hyper Aggressive Approach to MTTs Really Works

Posted by Ivan Potocki, August 11, 2015

Aggressive players play for the win, for first place, right from the first hand dealt. It works for them and we are left wondering what has just happened.

pregnantPlaying Poker While Pregnant

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, July 28, 2015

Our blogger Adriana Teixeira is pregnant! And she reports it's a bit difficult to find time to player poker when you're pregnant and experiencing morning sickness.

Martin TanoSwedish Player Martin Tano Cashes at First WSOP Tournament

Posted by Titan Poker staff, July 13, 2015

Third time in Vegas, but first time playing the World Series of Poker, Swedish player Martin Tano finishes 65th in the Monster Stack $1,500 No Limit event.

poker grindingGrinding Local Tourneys - The Not-So-Pretty Side of Poker

Posted by Ivan Potocki, July 7, 2015

Going from online grinding to live grinding can bring financial results, but at a cost. Everyone will have a different experience.

Mark BladeEssential Guide to Playing Poker for a Living

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, June 17, 2015

Book review of Professional Poker: The Essential Guide to Playing for a Living by Mark Blade. If you want to become a professional player, you need to commit.

Chris MoneymakerWill There Be Another Poker Boom (Anytime Soon)?

Posted by Ivan Potocki, April 26, 2015

We need a new poker boom - it doesn't take a genius to understand that some sort of Moneymaker-like effect would do wonders for the game.

planet hollywoodPlaying Poker at Planet Hollywood

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, April 19, 2015

A dream comes true for Adriana Teixeira when she plays poker at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, after previously playing at the Bellagio. What's it like to play poker there?

Gillian Epp20 Questions with Canadian Female Poker Player Gillian Epp

Posted by Ellis Shuman, March 23, 2015

Gillian Epp is a Canadian high stakes poker player, as well as a tournament host and author. She is one of Canada’s most recognizable female poker players.

twisterPlayers Enjoy Winning Twister Tourneys’ Jackpot Prizes

Posted March 18, 2015

It took less than 4 minutes for Russian poker player Marina “Miniscella” Nenasheva to win a €1,000 jackpot prize. It took Hungarian player Peter “TITANBIDO” Sarga a bit longer.

Jason MercierTurning Pro in 2015

Posted by Ivan Potocki, March 15, 2015

Becoming a full time poker professional has certainly lost some of allure since the “golden days” of the last decade. Here are important factors to consider before going pro.

BellagioWhat's It Like to Play Poker at the Bellagio?

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, March 3, 2015

A dream comes true for Adriana Teixeira when she stays, and plays poker at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. What's it like to play poker there?

Vince BurgioWho Says Poker and Marriage Aren’t Compatible?

Posted by Davida Mintz, February 24, 2015

Poker players have a hard time staying married. It’s tough to be in a relationship when poker monopolizes your thoughts and time. But poker and marriage can be compatible.

Omaha Hi Lo PokerOptimal Strategies for Omaha Hi Lo Poker

Posted by Evans Clinchy, February 10, 2015

Omaha Hi Lo Poker is a complex game to be sure, but if you spend some time brushing up on advanced strategy, you might find that playing the game is a lot of fun.

kento moriKento at a Live Event

Posted by Kento, February 2, 2015

Our Japanese poker player talks about a live tournament experience, his first overseas. It’s a tourney at Rendezvous Brighton. Let's play poker.

Boris  Becker plays pokerSports Stars and Poker – A Match Made in Heaven?

Posted by Ivan Potocki, January 25, 2015

Poker, like any other game or sport, needs its heroes. Sports stars can help promote the game and bring in new blood; they may end up becoming top players as well.

Las Vegas snowLas Vegas Experience – Part I

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, January 20, 2015

After the New Year’s Eve fireworks ended, people ran to the slot machines, roulette wheels, and the poker tables, believing that luck would be with them.

KentoPlaying Poker in Vegas

Posted by Kento, January 4, 2015

I’m playing $2-$ No Limit at the Aria poker room. My opponent is William, and we’ve played together before. I think he plays well. We’ll see how he responds.

Mongolian pokerMongolia Poker Players Work to Legalize the Game

Posted by Bradley, December 21, 2014

Although officially considered an illegal game, poker has been growing in popularity in Mongolia. We spoke with Mongolian poker player Bold Uundai.

Ivan TrenkinRussian Player Ivan Trenkin "xquizzza" Scores Biggest Win in Favorite Poker Room

Posted by Bradley, December 10, 2014

Russian poker player Ivan Trenkin started his online poker career playing at Titan Poker. He recently returned to the action for his biggest win ever.

las vegas christmasWhat Should You Do If Your Game's Not Working?

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, December 9, 2014

Sometimes when you know you do everything right, and your game still isn't working, you wonder what you should do. Got to Vegas!

KentoKento Talks Poker: Cash Game with Friends

Posted by Kento, December 2, 2014

Recently, I played a cash game with my two friends. Let’s play poker. I raise with 66 at the dealer button. Small Blind calls and Big Blind re-raises.

knockout poker tournamentsThe Advantage of Knockout Poker Tournaments

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, November 24, 2014

If you want to try a different type of SNG, I can assure you that turbo knockout poker tournaments are really fun and improve your skills. You can make money at them as well.

Fedor TruncevFedor Truncev "ekkeirsp" Scores Big Tournament Wins

Posted by Bradley, November 5, 2014

Russian player Fedor Truncev "ekkeirsp" won the Sunday Masters tournament on Sunday and two days later finished 3rd in the iPOPS-3H €75K Super Tuesday tourney.

Lukacs BulcsuRomanian Poker Player Lukacs Bulcsu "Ylaya" Wins Again

Posted by Bradley, October 28, 2014

Talented Romanian poker player Lukacs Bulcsu, who plays under the nickname "Ylaya" returns to winning style by taking down the €20.000 GTD freezeout.

Poker MindsetGetting into “The Poker Mindset”

Posted by Adriana Teixera, October 12, 2014

The Poker Mindset by Ian Taylor and Matthew Hilger is mandatory reading for poker players. "Good information that will help you improve your game."

Karlos Batista RodrigesMeet Our Players: Karlos Batista Rodriges from Russia

Posted by Bradley, September 29, 2014

Karlos Batista Rodriges (Russia), nickname “fihalhohi”, represented Titan Poker at the Italian Poker Open 2013. He spoke to us about his poker career.

poker quotesTop Poker Quotes and Poker Sayings

Posted September 16, 2014

Poker quotes and favourite poker sayings = these are the memorable statements by poker legends. You will be familiar with many of these popular poker quotes.

poker and scrabbleHow the Games of Poker and Scrabble Are Very Much Alike

Posted by Ellis Shuman, September 15, 2014

In many ways, it takes the same skills to be a winning Scrabble player as are needed to be a winning poker player. Winning in Scrabble, like winning in poker, requires a killer instinct.

poker jokesThe Best Poker Jokes

Posted September 14, 2014

Best poker jokes and poker one lines, for your entertainment, we present to you our collection of poker jokes, and other amusing things that will be your best source of poker humor.

Jordan McAllisterJordan McAllister "EZmoney12" Wins with Uber Aggression

Posted by Bradley, September 10, 2014

Former Team Titan member Jordan McAllister "EZmoney12" from Canada said he used "uber aggression" to take down the Big Friday €25K GTD poker tournament.

poker normalizationWalking the Fine Line of Poker Normalization in Our Culture

Posted by César Albarrán-Torres, September 9, 2014

Poker is a game being accepted as a normal part of contemporary culture, both in its online and traditional forms. It wasn't always so.

BachinskiMeet Our Players: Bachinski from Russia

Posted by Bradley, September 7, 2014

Bachinski, a player from Russia who plays with the nickname "TTtheSunAngelinaAA", finished 2nd in the €100K Depositor FR Series #2 freeroll tournament.

poker appsThe Very Best Free Poker Apps and Free Poker Tools

Posted by Davida Mintz, September 3, 2014

Free poker apps and free poker tools can give you an advantage at the tables. A comprehensive study of best free poker software, poker apps, and poker tools.

poker limit vs no limitResurrecting the Poker No Limit vs Limit Argument

Posted by Steve Ruddock, September 1, 2014

No Limit Hold'em has supplanted Limit Hold'em to become the most popular poker format. But, is it better? It's back to the back to the poker no limit vs limit argument.

Andrey ChvordaAndrey Chvorda "Mpa3ykus" Wins in 1 Hand of Heads-Up

Posted by Bradley, August 31, 2014

Andrey Chvorda "Mpa3ykus" from Russia won the €20,000 GTD poker tournament. "Deep analysis of hands history is a key to success," he advises poker players.

poker evolutionEvolution of Ape to Man; Poker Evolution from Fish to Shark

Posted by Lee Davy, August 27, 2014

Evolution of ape to man has been dissected and discussed to death. But the evolution from fish to shark and poker evolution itself have rarely been explored.

Christian HuberAustrian Player Multi-Tables in Two Big Tournament Wins

Posted by Bradley, August 24, 2014

Austrian poker player Christian Huber, nickname "chrisu170175", finished 3rd in the €100K Depositor FR Series #1 freeroll and 6th in the S.P. Sunday Special.

Blood Aces Benny BinionA Lot More Blood Than Aces

Posted by Ellis Shuman, August 20, 2014

Benny Binion's story is told in the biography Blood Aces by Doug Swanson - the tale of the man who put Las Vegas on the map and created the World Series of Poker.

poker maniacHow to Beat Bad Poker Players

Posted by Bradley, August 17, 2014

Your goal in poker is to win money. It’s easiest to achieve your goal when you play against bad poker players. Here’s how you can win against bad poker players.

poker instinctWhen to Trust Your Gut Instinct at the Poker Table

Posted by Barry Carter, August 14, 2014

Your poker instincts are a curation of everything you have learned at the table. You should always trust your instincts. Here's why.

Aleksey NikolaevSunday Prime Win for Aleksey Nikolaev

Posted by Bradley, August 11, 2014

Aleksey Nikolaev "NkiAs" won the Sunday Prime poker tournament. "The huge rush of adrenaline in the later stages of the tournament is for me," Aleksey told us.

poker donkeyHow to Play with Poker Donkeys

Posted by Charles, August 6, 2014

Poker donkey is the last name you want to earn for yourself at the tables. A donkey is a very bad poker player. We give tips how to beat poker donkeys and come away a winner.

pocket acesPocket Aces Don't Always Win

Posted by Bradley, August 5, 2014

Pocket aces are the best possible starting hand you can get in a hand of Texas Hold'em. They are the odds-on favorite to win, except when facing pocket aces.

marital status of online poker tournament winnersProfile of an Online Poker Tournament Winner

Posted August 3, 2014

There is a pattern among those players who win. Look at our Profile of an Online Poker Tournament Winner infographic and see if you have what it takes.

Sam DearmanSuper Tuesday Win for Sam "JstLikeThat101" Dearman

Posted by Bradley, July 30, 2014

Sam "JstLikeThat101" Dearman from the United Kingdom won the Super Tuesday poker tournament on July 15th, outlasting a field of 160 players to win 1st prize of €6,056.

professionalization of pokerCheaters, Addicts, and Pros and Professionalization of Poker

Posted by Andrada Istrate, July 29, 2014

How come we're still arguing whether poker is a game of skill or a game of luck? A look at cheaters, addicts, and pros and the professionalization of poker.

poker ambassadorsPoker Players as Ambassadors for the Game

Posted by Ivan Potocki, July 27, 2014

Players play important roles as poker ambassadors who promote the game, but not all players want to be the center of attention.

Alen BilicAlen "lilachaa" Bilic Scores 5 WSOP Cashes

Posted by Bradley, July 23, 2014

Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic from Bosnia and Herzegowina played in twenty 2014 WSOP events, and cashed in five of them, with a 15th place finish in $3,000 NL Hold'em 6-Handed (Event #15).

poker healthPoker Health - Sound Body, Sound Mind

Posted by Ashley Adams, July 21, 2014

Prime poker health is crucial if you want to succeed in a major tournament. You can bring your poker health to its peak; we offer five suggestions how to do it.

poker booksPoker Books and Poker Books Reviews

Posted July 20, 2014

Reading poker books and poker articles can definitely help you improve your game; learning from the experience of others will help pave your way to poker success.

Main Event final tableMy Main Event Advice: Move It to the Middle of the Schedule

Posted by Alex Rousso, July 17, 2014

My WSOP Main Event advice - move the World Series of Poker main event to the middle of the tournament schedule and play the WSOP final table at summer's end.

Chris MoneymakerThe Moneymaker Effect and How It Changed Poker

Posted by Ellis Shuman, July 15, 2014

The Moneymaker Effect by Eric Raskin tells the insider story of tournament that forever changed poker focusing on Chris Moneymaker and the 2003 WSOP Main Event.

poker mediaPulling Back the Curtain on the Poker Media

Posted by Steve Ruddock, July 13, 2014

Poker media work sounds exciting, but actually, long hours and endless boredom makes one realize that reporting on poker is a hard way to make a thankless living.

Poker AlicePoker Alice - Famous Frontier Gambler

Posted July 10, 2014

Poker Alice was a real person, one of the most famous all-time women poker players who also was an independent businesswoman with a fascinating story.

pareto principleThe Pareto Principle in Poker

Posted by Barry Carter, July 8, 2014

The Pareto Principle works in poker as well. You can win 80% of your income from 20% of your regular opponents. Find more games where these players play.

Brazil online pokerTime to Grind at World Cup and Online Poker

Posted by Adriana Teixera, July 7, 2014

At a certain point of a tournament you have to take a risk if you want a chance to make it into the money. In the money stages, you can risk a bit more.

poker decision paralysisHow Decision Paralysis Affects the Games of Beginners

Posted by Lee Davy, June 29, 2014

Poker decision paralysis can affect the game of beginning players, whose minds goes blank when they are put to the test. Four important ways to avoid this.

rich and famous poker playersLifestyles of the Rich and Famous Poker Players

Posted by Davida Mintz, June 16, 2014

The lifestyles of the rich and famous poker players certainly make one jealous. Do you dream of living the poker baller lifestyle? Take a look at the benefits!

poker resistanceHow to Take Charge of Your Poker Resistance

Posted by Lee Davy, June 15, 2014

Poker resistance - do you know what it is? If you're reading this, you no doubt suffer from poker resistance. So, how do you take charge of your poker resistance?

Dutch Boyd Poker TiltDutch Boyd Goes on Poker Tilt with His New Book

Posted by Ellis Shuman, June 12, 2014

Dutch Boyd's book Poker Tilt tells the pro poker player's story:  founding of Pokerspot,  going broke, suffering a bipolar disorder and winning WSOP bracelets.

passion for pokerKeeping the Passion for Poker Burning

Posted by Ivan Potocki, June 9, 2014

Poker is a fun and exciting game but it also has a darker side padded with disappointments and bad luck. How do you keep your passion for the game burning?

Twister jackpotHow I Won the Twister Jackpot

Posted by Armando Ferreira, June 2, 2014

Armando "ILoveJB" Ferreira says that the Twister sit 'n' go format is something really innovating and unique, something which Titan Poker should patent.

WSOP historyA Brief History of the WSOP

Posted by Jason Kirk, June 1, 2014

Avid poker players love to hear tales of World Series of Poker history and flock to Las Vegas with visions of becoming part of WSOP history themselves.

online vs live poker playerAre Online Poker Players Better Than Live Poker Players?

Posted by Steve Ruddock, May 28, 2014

Which type of poker player has more skill, the one who plays online poker or the one who plays live poker? It cuts both ways according to both studies and pro poker players.

poker matrixThe Poker Decision Matrix

Posted by Alex Rousso, May 22, 2014

Poker has one of the longest learning curves of any game. Trying to learn the game can at first be bewildering. Mastering the poker matrix will get you started.

Isaac "Ike" HaxtonIsaac "Ike" Haxton - Poker Success of the Poet's Son

Posted by Ellis Shuman, May 19, 2014

Isaac "Ike" Haxton a well-known online poker player has made his mark in live tournaments. "Fading Hearts on the River" is his father's memoir of Isaac's poker career.

poker geekWhat Online Poker Can Teach You about Self-Esteem

Posted by Lee Davy, May 12, 2014

Poker geeks and poker nerds, take heart! Playing online poker will show the world what you are capable of achieving. As you grow, your self esteem will grow.

Dilshat MametbakiyevDilshat "DMAA1013" Mametbakiyev Wins Sunday Prime

Posted by Bradley, May 11, 2014

Kazakh poker player Dilshat "DMAA1013" Mametbakiyev bested 668 opponents when he won the Sunday Prime tournament, capturing a first place prize of €4,537.

superstitionsWhy Poker Superstitions Still Rule at Today's Games

Posted by Davida Mintz, May 5, 2014

Even in a game where skill determines winners, many well-known players carry lucky charms or engage in table actions proving their belief in poker superstitions.

Haseeb QureshiPoker and Philosophy: Thinking Your Way to Better Poker

Posted by Ellis Shuman, May 1, 2014

In How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker by Haseeb Qureshi, poker game play and strategies are examined from a philosophical perspective.

50 cents on limit pokerIn Praise of Fixed Limit Poker

Posted by Jason Kirk, April 27, 2014

Far from slow or boring, fixed limit poker games pack a punch no matter what stakes you're playing. There are advantages in playing fixed limit poker.

The Card PlayersI Miss Playing Poker!

Posted by Adriana Teixeira, April 24, 2014

I really miss playing poker! Now, with the holidays at hand, I'll be spending more time watching poker videos and getting back to the tables.

Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic Will Use Winnings to Pay for WSOP Play

Posted by Bradley, April 22, 2014

Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic from Bosnia and Herzegowina, took home a first place prize of €24,000 when he won the  €150,000 Sunday Special. He plans to play the WSOP in Las Vegas this summer.

stay focusedMaintaining Your Focus at the Poker Tables

Posted by Ivan Potocki, April 17, 2014

Maintaining a concentrated poker focus on the game through its ups and downs can be quite a challenge. Here are tips to keep your thoughts from wandering.

Chris MoneymakerHow Tournaments Are Chasing Away Amateur Players

Posted by Steve Ruddock, April 9, 2014

Changes to poker tournaments in recent years have increased the advantage skilled players hold over amateur players. What about the role of Lady Luck?

RoundersHow to Make the Perfect Poker Movie

Posted by Jason Kirk, March 31, 2014

Making great poker movies is tough. But evidence from Rounders and other prominent poker films shows it's possible if you combine the proper elements.

lonely poker playerThis Kid Called Lonely

Posted by Lee Davy, March 27, 2014

Online poker brings so much happiness...but you need to search for balance so the wonder of online poker doesn’t consume you.

poker massagesHow a Massage at the Table Can Increase Your Winnings

Posted by Davida Mintz, March 25, 2014

Studies show that massages are an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Getting a poker massage while you play could actually increase your winnings.

Lautaro MayonLautaro "lauchon33" Mayon Captures Big Twister Prize

Posted by Bradley, March 23, 2014

Lautaro "lauchon33" Mayon from Argentina won a $10,000 Twister jackpot prize, after playing Twister sit 'n' go poker tournaments at Titan Poker.

major poker tournamentsThe Allure of Big Poker Tournaments

Posted by Ivan Potocki, March 16, 2014

Although poker comes in many shapes and forms, there is no denying that it's at the big poker tournaments where the magic happens.

Grangemouth, ScotlandThe Real Life Ups and Downs of a Professional Poker Player

Posted by Lee Davy, March 6, 2014

The poker world has its fair share of success stories, but there are many players who find it incredibly difficult to sustain their success, and don’t really know how to do anything else.

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