Posted by Carolyn on Jul 23, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Scott Blumstein, a 26 year old poker player from New Jersey had not really won anything big at a live poker tournament but for some reason he believed that he could win the 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. To put things into perspective, the 2017Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jul 11, 2017 Posted in Aussie Poker News, High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

The number of strange incidents that have taken place at poker tables around the world are too many to counted. Some of the more recent ones include poker pro Antonio Esfandiari urinating under a poker table as he would have been forced to lunge his way to theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2013 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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