Safest Poker Sites Blog

Safest Poker Sites BlogSafest Poker Sites provides the latest news and weekly updates in the poker industry.

Safest Poker Sites launched with the goal of educating online poker players. While our reviews help players know the ins and outs of specific sites, sometimes there is news that affects the industry as a whole or affects money deposited on a site. This is why we created the Safest Poker Sites blog.

The blog is maintained by John Mehaffey. He has 15 years of online poker experience. He has published news and other content for dozens of poker, casino and sports websites. John is a moderator at the Two Plus Two poker forum. This helps him have an eye on the action at all poker sites.

John’s specialty is not limited to the online poker industry. He lives in Las Vegas. This gives him access to the latest poker and casino news in the country’s largest gaming market.

Latest Blog Posts

WSOP 2018 Finale

2018 WSOP Main Event Winner

As the 2018 World Series of Poker is set to come to an end this week, the most anticipated tournament on the schedule has concluded. The WSOP 2018 Main Event is the one tournament of the series that everyone wants to take part in. This year, the WSOP Main Event saw 7,874 players competing, with […]

Pot Limit Omaha

Hold’em Players – Frustrated With The Game? Learn Pot Limit Omaha

Move over Texas Hold’em, Pot Limit Omaha is the new “it” game. Any of those that have played Hold’em since the Poker Boom days of old know how much No Limit Texas Hold’em, and the game in its other forms has contributed to the rise of the poker. An entire industry, online poker (and perhaps […]

WSOP World Series of Poker 2018

Nick Petrangelo Wins His 2nd WSOP Gold Bracelet

The 2018 World Series of Poker is a few events deep, with pros and amateur poker players cashing out and recording major wins. Event #5 recently finished up, with 105 players competing in the $100,000 No Limit Hold’em High Roller Tournament. In the end, it was Nick Petrangelo who earned the title win, after taking […]

WSOP World Series of Poker 2018

Poker Central Announces WSOP 2018 Streaming Schedule for PokerGO

The WSOP 2018 begins tomorrow, with tens of thousands of poker players heading to Las Vegas to take part in various events. The World Series Of Poker’s  2018 PokerGO schedule is full of tournaments and those who can make the trip hope to head home as a gold bracelet winner. For those of us who […]

WPT World Poker Tour

Darren Elias Earns 4th WPT Title

Participating in the inaugural WPT Bobby Baldwin Classic, Darren Elias was able to outlast the field of 162 players to claim his fourth title from the World Poker Tour Main Tour. The Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas played host to the event, with several former champions of the WPT in attendance. Also there, […]

WSOP World Series of Poker 2018

WSOP – 2018 Annual World Series Of Poker Begins

The 49th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) will kick off next week, with players from around the world checking in to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino to take part in many of the scheduled events. Running from May 29th until July 17th, the 2018 WSOP is set to offer players tons of value […]

PokerStars SCOOP X 2018

Pokerstars 2018 – “SCOOP X” Final Results

The Spring Championship of Online Poker has finished up and PokerStars did not disappoint. From May 6th to the 21st, online poker players were able to take part in the SCOOP, which was known as SCOOP X this time around thanks to the celebration of the series 10-year anniversary. Take a look at some of […]

WSOPC - World Series Of Poker Circuit

Valentin Vornicu Earns Record-Setting 12th WSOPC Ring

Winning a World Series of Poker Circuit ring is difficult to do. WSOPC events are frequented by top pros in the industry, individuals who make it difficult for players to earn one WSOPC ring with a major event win, much less earn more than one. Just recently, poker pro, Valentin Vornicu was able to win back […]

Online Poker Bonus

Best Online Poker Bonuses of 2018

Playing online poker can be both fun and profitable. One of the best ways to build your bankroll is to take advantage of poker bonuses available at top-rated online poker sites. For 2018, we can recommend several sites that offer good value for new players as well as provide continual promotions to help you add […]

PokerStars SCOOP X 2018

SCOOP Recent Winners – Hummylun and Ole

The 2018 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker is over halfway complete, with amateurs and pros alike earning wins during the many tournament events. The SCOOP will continue through the 21st of May, finishing up with over 65 total events and $65 million in guaranteed prize money! Several events finished up over the weekend with […]

Online Poker Tournaments

Online Poker Tournaments

If you are new to the online poker world or at least tournament play, its good to get an idea of what to expect. Top online poker rooms like PokerStars, offer real money players the essential options when it comes to tournament gaming. From multi-table tournaments (MTTs) to Sit ‘n’ Gos (SNGs), special events and […]

NJ SCOOP Platinum Pass

NJ Player Wins Platinum Pass During NJSCOOP

Last month, residents and visitors to the state of New Jersey were able to compete in the PokerStars New Jersey Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). During the series, PokerStars was offering up Platinum Passes, with every player hoping to nab one. Apparently, a resident of the state was able to compete in the low […]

Real Money Poker Games 2018

Best Real Money Poker Games to Play in 2018

When it comes to real money poker games, there are many options to consider online. From Texas Hold’em to Omaha, there are poker variants offered online for real money that are fun as well as profitable. Below, we take a look at the best real money poker games you can play, providing insight into the […]

PokerStars SCOOP X 2018

PokerStars SCOOP 2018 Begins This Weekend

PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is back in action beginning this weekend and it is set to offer online poker players the best in tournament gaming. From May 6th until the 21st, PokerStars will be hosting SCOOP X -marking 10 years of SCOOP gaming- with more than $110,000,000 in guaranteed prize money up […]

Top 5 Real Money Poker Sites

Top 5 Real Money Poker Sites of 2018

When it comes to playing online poker, gamblers want to be able to enjoy their favorite poker cash games and tournaments in a quality setting. We have reviewed several real money poker sites available today and found the top 5 we feel are the best options for players located in the United States and internationally. […]