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Watch: Winfred Yu on the rise of poker in Asia

Who are the Asian players to watch? Why has “short-deck” poker become popular? Paul Phua picks the highlights of this video interview with the most influential man in Asian poker There are many who will say the growth of poker in the West has stalled. Certainly it is not increasing in popularity as quickly as […]

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Five classic poker movies

Paul Phua Poker continues a list of great poker movies by rewinding to a time long before Texas Hold ’Em ruled Read the top 10 modern poker movies Smart Money (1931) Thirty years before playing the veteran poker pro in The Cincinatti Kid (see below), Edward G Robinson played the brilliant poker whizzkid in Smart […]

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Five more modern poker movies you need to see

Paul Phua Poker continues to list the great poker movies Read part one here High Roller: the Stu Ungar Story (2003) It would be impossible to make a dull movie about the life of Stu Ungar, one of the most gifted yet flawed poker players of all time. His comeback to win the World Series […]

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10 modern poker films you need to see

From the gritty realism of Rounders to the glitz and glamour of Casino Royale, Paul Phua Poker lists 10 great films about poker House of Games (1987) House of Games is one of David Mamet’s best films, which is saying something. Mamet is one of Hollywood’s most intelligent writers, and his twisty-turny thrillers always care […]

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Poker wit and wisdom: 10 useful sayings

There are so many great quotes about poker, and all of them will help you be a better player. Paul Phua Poker picks 10 of the best “You’ve got to know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em” This saying was popularised by the country singer Kenny Rogers in his 1978 version of […]

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Poker wit and wisdom: five more useful sayings

Paul Phua Poker picks five more terrific quotes about poker, and explains how they can improve your game Read part one of 10 useful poker sayings “Texas Hold ’Em: the game that takes five minutes to learn and a lifetime to master” Perhaps the most famous poker saying of all was coined by Mike Sexton, […]

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The Triton SHR Series Montenegro 2017 crowns a winner

The world’s top poker pros battled for the coveted Triton SHR Series Main Event title. Paul Phua was in the thick of the action The Triton Super High Roller Series in beautiful Montenegro ended in a heads-up battle between German poker pro Manig Loeser and my good friend, Richard Yong. After an hour of ups […]