Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2013 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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With Philipp Gruissem’s victory in the World Poker Tour (WPT) Alha8 tournament in London it’s pretty safe to say that $100k buy-in Super-High-Roller tournaments are the domain of German poker players, and Gruissem has been particularly successful in High Roller tournaments. The Alpha8 London win marks Gruissem’s thirdRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 06, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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When the World Series of Poker is in town, the hundreds of millions dollars up for grabs in the weeks-long tournament series isn’t the only money changing hands. With so many top level poker players and tourists in town the Rio, and other bigger casinos on the LasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 01, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Room News | 1 Comment »
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In a scene reminiscent of the final showdown in the movie Rounders (you know the one where Mike McDermott and Teddy KGB square-off in a winner-take-all match) yesterday at PokerStars Viktor “Isildur1” Blom and Isaac Haxton began their own winner-take-all heads-up No Limit Holdem match, but unlike theRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Mar 01, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »
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The highest levels of poker online and live are known as the high stakes poker games. In the high stakes poker games hundreds of thousands of dollars are won and lost in a matter of seconds. If you are looking to play in one of these games youRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 27, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »
DanielNegreanu

The Aussie Millions schedule has a number of high-profile poker tournaments, but there is also a televised cash-game that is taking place and it has attracted some of the biggest names in the game. The $500/$1,000 half-NLHE/half-PLO game with a $100,000 minimum buy-in, dubbed The Million Dollar Cash-Game,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 23, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | 1 Comment »
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One of the most respected and talented poker players has just spoken out on his blog regarding the current state of online poker, and the changes he feels are long overdue and necessary. As Galfond expected the Twitterverse and poker blogosphere has blown-up in response, with people fallingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 04, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Ilari Sahamies

With the assault on the online poker industry from the US Department of Justice in April (forever to be known as Black Friday in the annals of poker history) the online poker action came to a screeching halt, and just as things started to pick back up againRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 17, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | 2 Comments »
Sam Trickett

Move over Phil Ivey; step aside Tom “durrrr” Dwan; make room Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond; there is a new candidate for the title of the best poker player in the world, and it’s the UK’s talented young star Sam Trickett. While the reports are nearly impossible to verify, itRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 13, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Victor “Isildur1” Blom returned to the online poker tables at PokerStars this past weekend, and in the process managed to win more in a single weekend than any other poker player at the site has won all year, save one, Ilari “Ilari_Fin” Sahamies. Overall Blom collected roughly $1.5Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 07, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, TV Poker | No Comments »
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It looks as if Black Friday has struck again, as the long-running televised poker cash-game, High Stakes Poker, will see its run on the Game Show Network come to an end according to a report by BuzzerBlog.com. The site is reporting that the network’s January lineup does notRead Full Article