Our Mission

At Tight Poker, our goal is simple: when it comes to all things poker, we want to be the best.

For nearly two decades, we’ve provided the best in class for poker site reviews, top online poker bonuses, strategy tips, poker news, and exclusive free poker content. Now under new management and backed by a team of poker and gambling experts, we’re doubling down on delivering the best online poker brand experience for players of all levels, from the fish to the sharks.

New to poker? Learn the ins and outs, including easy-to-follow rules, tips, and tricks, on our How to Play Poker pages. Looking to try out a new poker site but unsure of which app to install? Check out our Poker Site Reviews for a breakdown of the best places to play from our very own players. Looking to kickstart a big moneymaking session with a real money bonus? We got that, too. Or perhaps you want to kick back, relax, and read about the game, the lifestyle, and all the wild action–head to our News page to stay up to date. We also offer distinct lists of the best sites to play Texas Hold’em for Canadian and US players.

Meet the Tight Poker Writing Team

Jennifer Newell

Jennifer's poker journey began with the World Poker Tour in the early 2000s, leading her to a prolific freelance writing career by 2006. With nearly two decades of experience, she has become a poker expert, specializing in writing for publications like Poker Player Newspaper, Poker Pages, PokerStars, and Mediarex. Beyond her writing, Jennifer has managed poker news aggregation at PokerScout and undertaken ghostwriting for poker pros and gambling executives. Her preference lies in interviews and opinion pieces, but her in-depth industry knowledge often guides her towards reporting on legislative and legal developments in poker and the broader gambling landscape. Notably, Jennifer is a passionate advocate for women in poker, working to promote gender diversity in a traditionally male-dominated field. Her impact on the poker community extends from her expertise to her advocacy for greater inclusivity.
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Jordan Conroy

Jordan conroy

Jordan Conroy, a respected name in the online poker arena, has cultivated his authority through years of dedicated play and content creation. Since 2020, he has earned a stellar reputation for his in-depth analysis of poker theory and his ability to keep a finger on the pulse of the latest developments in the poker world. Jordan's dedication to staying at the forefront of poker knowledge allows him to consistently deliver top-quality content that resonates with both novice players and seasoned professionals. Beyond his poker expertise, he brings a diverse perspective, closely following other competitive domains like soccer, snooker, and Formula 1, enriching his insights and providing a comprehensive understanding of the gaming landscape.
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Paul Seaton

Paul seaton

Paul Seaton, a poker luminary with over a decade of experience, has reported live from iconic poker events, including the World Series of Poker, European Poker Tour, and World Poker Tour. He's not just a spectator; he's been the Editor of BLUFF Europe Magazine and Head of Media for partypoker. Paul's poker insights have graced publications like PokerNews, 888poker, and PokerStake, where he's interviewed poker legends such as Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel, Phil Hellmuth, and The Hendon Mob’s, entire lineup. His exceptional work even earned him a Global Poker Award nomination for Best Written Content. In the poker world, Paul Seaton's expertise is a force to be reckoned with, captivating enthusiasts worldwide.
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Dara O'Kearney

Dara o'kearney

Poker Pro, Coach, and Author
Former ultra-runner turned poker pro Dara O'Kearney, Ireland's top online winner with over $3 million in profit, has a stellar poker career. He's earned 8 Pocket Fives Triple Crowns, a 2008 European Deepstack win, and notable victories like a Super Tuesday win in 2013. With 225 cashes, 76 final tables, and 10 wins in 21 countries, his live poker record is impressive. O'Kearney, a coach and best-selling poker book author, co-hosts The Chip Race Poker Podcast. As a Unibet Poker ambassador, he reached new heights in 2015 with a $262,502 2nd place finish at the WSOP. Stay updated at daraokearney.com.
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Liam Hoofe

Liam started as a sports journalist in the mid-2010s but shifted his focus to iGaming and poker. He authored "Stay Lucky: A Guide to Online Sports Betting" in 2020 and collaborated with industry leaders like GiG, Gambling.com, Casino Guru, and GoodLuckMate. His work frequently graces top publications like talkSPORT and The Sun
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Evan Jones

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Entering the crypto scene in 2017, Evan is attracted to the disruptive possibilities that blockchain presents to current world systems. He is keen in decentralized services, payment processing, and viable NFT use cases such as event ticketing. He spends his days writing with his dog under his feet, if not on his lap.
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