Each week, PokerNews Canada brings you insight into the happenings at some of the major poker sites. Featuring the most popular blog posts, BlogNews Weekly is your one-stop shop for all your poker blog highlights.
Best Players Are Always Looking to Improve
Similar to just about any type of work or hobby, to find yourself on the top of the game of poker and remain there usually requires constant learning and an open mind.
Five-time PokerStars Supernova Elite and Team PokerStars Online member André "acoimbra" Coimbra set goals for himself in 2015 with the main focus being constant learning.
In a blog titled Always learning, Coimbra outlines his plan which includes working with mental game coach Jared Tendler to work on the mental side of the game, and to watch videos of professionals he feels he can pick up a thing or two from.
Head to the PokerStars blog to learn more about how André Coimbra sets out to improve his poker game in 2015.
From Zero to Hero
Almost every poker player at one time or another dreamed to go from busto to robusto. In some cases, this only requires some luck to bink a tournament, however, in many other cases this requires hard work and dedication to the game.
Ryan "riske88" Riske tells his story on the Full Tilt blog titled My Poker Story: Zero to $40,000, which starts with him depositing $50 he won in a winner-takes-all home game onto Full Tilt and ran it up with hard work and focus to $40,000 within two years.
Riske steadily moved up limits when his bankroll allowed and in 2014 was able to play enough to become a Black Card member on Full Tilt and achieve Supernova status on PokerStars.
Read on the Full Tilt blog about how Ryan Riske went from zero to hero.
Learn How to Qualify into a WPT Event
Reigning World Poker Tour (WPT) Caribbean champion and partypoker Team Pro Tony Dunst knows his share about qualifying into huge events like the WPT.
Dunst shares his wisdom about how he feels is the best way to qualify for a WPT event on the partypoker blog titled Want to qualify for live WPT event?, breaking down how to approach online and live qualifiers that are winner takes all or what to do when you have a huge stack with multiple packages being awarded.
Head to the partypoker blog to learn some advice on approaching satellites to big ticket live events.