PokerNews Launches New Website Site To Educate First-Time Poker Players

PokerNews Launches New Website Site To Educate First-Time Poker Players July 22, 2013 July 22, 2013 Tim Glocks
Posted on  Jul 22, 2013 | Updated on  Jul 22, 2013 by Tim Glocks

During the last decade, the game of poker has grown in popularity across all countries. One of the main reasons for this is because of the prize money, media coverage, TV shows and the launch of online poker websites and apps. Europe and Asia have reported a high interest in the game of poker, making these regions an extremely lucrative market for the poker industry. The recent World Series of Poker which was held at the Rio in Vegas also had a number of celebrities taking part, giving further coverage to the game of poker.

While online poker in the U.S is banned in most states, it still gets a lot of news coverage as different states look to find ways to legalize online poker. All this hype about poker has stirred the curiosity of people from across the world who want to play the game of poker.

Most of these curious poker fans have a number of basic questions such as what is poker all about? How do I learn the rules of the game? How long will it take for me to understand how to play poker? How much money can I make playing poker? Is it really possible for me to win big prize money playing poker? Where is the best place for me to start playing online poker? caters to the poker community all across the globe. However, they understand that there is a huge group of poker fans who need to be educated about the game. Keeping this in mind, decided to launch a new sub-domain called, which will look to educate individuals who are looking to learn more about the game of poker.

The new has been carefully designed to educate and increase the poker awareness of a newbie. Some of the tools and features available on the new website include My First: Advice for First Timers Series which is a series of 8 articles helping new comers understand the game of poker.

Michelle OrpeThere is also Poker 101 articles which look to educate the reader about the terminology and basic strategy of poker.

The website also has Michelle Orpe, who is a TV Presenter and a poker player describe how one can have fun playing poker and still make money.

To cap all this off, the website also has plans of slowly releasing all the old PokerNews Strategy Videos that will look to provide an audio-visual learning experience to first time poker players. Those interested in learning the basics of online poker, can visit the new website.

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Tim Glocks is a retired professor, he currently contributes to Tim enjoys playing poker and has taken it up as a hobby since his retirement. He has taken part in many online tournaments and has become a veteran in a short space of time. Visit Tim’s google + page here