The Best YouTube Channels for OFC Poker Fans


Poker is more than just a game to the people who play it day-in day-out. If you have ever become immersed in the world of poker you will know what we are talking about. Yes it is a relatively simple game, but it is a game that can be complex, a game that has many nuances to understand, many tricks to learn. That is why poker professionals and amateurs spend their days on forums chatting to other players, on websites reading articles, and on YouTube watching videos. They are constantly learning, constantly evolving as players.


This applies to all variants of poker, not just to Texas Hold’em and certainly not just to Open-Face Chinese Poker. We have already discussed the best websites to read about Open-Face Chinese Poker and we have already discussed the best message boards to discuss it, but what are the best YouTube channels for those seeking to learn more about this game, and to watch it in action?

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The Best YouTube Channels for OFC Poker Fans

TonyBet Official OFC Poker Channel

TonyBet is currently the only place you can play Open-Face Chinese Poker for real money. That’s why we have affiliated with the site and it is also why we are members ourselves. TonyBet is the future and the present of Open-Face Chinese Poker, and it is currently the only site grabbing this game by the scruff of the neck and dragging it forward. It is no surprise then to learn that as well as the gambling software and a wealth of articles, TonyBet also has their own YouTube channel.

There are actually a couple of channels, including a main one that focuses on the sports betting side of the site, but the one that deals with OFC Poker can be found here. As well as learning how to play the game of Open-Face Chinese Poker, this channel also has live tournament action from pro players such as Jennifer Shahade, who is currently one of the biggest names on the OFC Poker circuit, and Jason Mercier, who made his name in Hold’em and has since become a big fan of OFC Poker.

In fact, Jennifer Shahade is a regular feature on this channel and as well as live play, you can also watch her interviews and listen to her views on the game and her tips on how to make it as a Open-Face Chinese Poker pro. Most of the videos on this channel have less than 1,000 views, but all are worth watching and one of them has accumulated views in excess of 10,000.

Poker News

This is a portal for everything poker. It is the video channel of the PokerNews.com website, and they cover a lot of live tournaments, new variants, player interviews and more. This is where you will find an extensive tutorial on Open-Face Chinese Poker by Shaun Deeb, one of its biggest fans. This is actually one of our favorite videos, and it is not the only video on this channel that covers the game of Open-Face Chinese Poker.

If you find yourself wondering whether a certain stop on the WPT or EPT will have an OFC Poker tournament, then this is a good place to find out. As well as details on all upcoming events around the world, they even have details on the city in which it is staged, taking you on a guided tour and giving you some insights into the event venue itself.

To see for yourself, head on over to: Poker News Dot Com. There are new videos added to the site all of the time and they typically attract a significant number of views, as they have around 20,000 subscribers and that number is growing day by day.

China Open Poker

Located at China Open Poker, this channel is devoted to the game we love so much. It is a player channel where videos of online events are uploaded, often from TonyBet. If you would like to see how high-stakes games of OFC Poker are played, then this channel is perfect. The videos show OFC Poker played at its best, with everything from late tournament rounds, to big money cash games and more. This will give you an insight into how the game is played at the highest level, whilst also showing you the TonyBet software. There are a number of videos here and they cover several variants of the game, including the ever-popular Pineapple OFC.

Open Face Odds

This channel doesn’t focus entirely on TonyBet, but it is all about the game of Open-Face Chinese Poker. There are videos from a number of apps, including free and “fun” apps, as well as real money games. There are also tutorials that aim to expand your knowledge of the game and the odds that you have of winning each individual hand. It’s always good to know the numbers behind a game, and to understand your odds in any given situation, and this channel can help with that.

The videos don’t get a huge amount of hits but they are all informative and the channel is also very active on YouTube, so any questions you direct to them will probably be answered in a timely fashion. There is also a lot of variety here, with the channel covering every aspect of Open-Face Chinese Poker and never deviating from this game like so many other OFC Poker channels tend to do.

You can find Open Face Odds here. Some of the videos that we recommend include Pineapple OFC Odds, which gives you a quick rundown of the odds of this popular, high-speed variant of Open-Face Chinese Poker. There is also a simple strategy video, which will help beginners to learn how to follow a simple and effective strategy that will allow them to get one over on their opponents time and time again.