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SNG Planet Newsletter For Feb Just Out... + How You Can Get The Next One!

Just clicked the 'send' for this months newsletter - I know, I know, have been slack in sending the news every month... but hey, when you have this many sites to run it is easy to overlook things! Will include the newsletter in this post to give readers who are not yet subscribed a chance to see the kind of thing we send (notice the only links are back to SNG Planet - no spamming!)... check out the 'Comedy Of Errors' sign-up boxes on the homepage and SNG Main page to join the 10,000 (and growing!) people already subscribing....

Ladies And Gentlemen... We Finally Have German!

It has been a long road (well, to be honest it is not quite over yet!), however we are now pleased to announce the German version of SNG Planet is up and running... at least in draft format! You can see this here SNG Planet German! ... all 100 pages! We would still like to ask for a little help with this from any native readers out there... if you would be so kind... now,  let me explain what happened....

Explaining Poker To Relatives - The Great Scrabble Thought Experiment!

Now, I know poker is a game of skill, you know poker is a game of skill - but our relatives and non-poker playing friends... what do they think of the game?? This post is a 'thought experiment' let us enter the head of one of those non-poker types for a second and see if we can understand them a little better!!

55 Different Types Of Online Poker Tournament

Logged on over the weekend and spotted yet another tournament type I had not seen before (the 'Pure Bounty At Party as it happens)... this lead to the trusty notebook coming out and a list of different types of poker tournament created. Here are my 55 different types of online poker tournament - let me know if I missed any!

Super-Mega-Ultra-Turbo Games… Is Online Poker Going Too Fast?

Back when I was young (hehe) and grinding SNGs at Pokerstars , Turbo meant 5 minute blinds and games that were usually completed in 35 to 45 minutes. Since then things have been speeding up… and up… and up. Today I’d like to ask the question of whether things are getting too damn fast out there?