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Polk, Schindler and Kempe Among the VIPs Announced for 2018 Super High Roller Bowl

Wednesday, 18th April 2018

The majority of the field for the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl has now been set. On Wednesday, Poker Central announced the 15 VIP players that will be joining the 30 registered players on May 27 in the $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Event. Fedor Holz, Bryn Kenney, Doug Polk, Tony G and Bill Perkins […]

5 Tips to Help Amateur Poker Players Win More at the World Series of Poker

Tuesday, 17th April 2018

The 2018 World Series of Poker is just a short six weeks away. Every year, amateur players make the trek to Las Vegas to try their luck (and skill) against the world’s best players. The majority of them go home with some good stories and experience, but not much else. Part of the reason behind […]

New Jersey to Merge Online Poker Pools Starting May 1st

Monday, 16th April 2018

For those playing online poker in Nevada, New Jersey, and Delaware, the games will be getting a major boost in about two weeks. On Monday, it was announced that interstate player pooling between the states will commence on May 1st. This means that players in three states will be able to compete against each other, […]

WSOP Announces New Player of the Year Points System

Saturday, 14th April 2018

Chris Ferguson stirred a ton of controversy during the 2017 World Series of Poker because of his Player of the Year run. Many players, including Daniel Negreanu, lambasted WSOP officials over their POY model because Ferguson had a large number of min-cashes that helped him boost his overall points total. WSOP officials listened to complaints […]

Daniel Negreanu Releases Summer Schedule – To Spend $2 Million

Friday, 13th April 2018

Daniel Negreanu revealed last year that he lost money in live tournament poker for the second straight year despite earning $2.7 million in events. This year, he already has $1.2 million but after a recent reveal on his blog at Full Contact Poker, he’s going to reinvest those earnings and then some. According to his […]

Jake Schindler Wins partypoker MILLIONS Grand Final Super High Roller

Thursday, 12th April 2018

Jake Schindler had a career year in 2017, earning over $6.1 million in live poker tournaments. So far in 2018, he is on pace for a new career high after taking down the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona €101,000 Super High Roller. The win netted Schindler over $2.16 million and moved him up over […]

Guy Laliberte Lost More than $31 Million Playing Online Poker

Tuesday, 10th April 2018

If you research online poker winner’s and losers, the name that is often mentioned as being the biggest loser in the history of the game is Gus Hansen. Looking at his online profiles, you’ll notice that he’s dropped $20.73 million over the years in high stakes online poker action. On Sunday, HighStakesDB.com released an article […]

Vanessa Selbst Announces She Will be a Mom

Monday, 09th April 2018

Most of you are already aware that three-time WSOP bracelet winner Vanessa Selbst has stepped away from poker on a professional level for a job at a Hedge Fund. It now appears that Vanessa and wife Miranda Foster are now embarking on a new life adventure. According to a recent Twitter post, the couple is […]

World Series of Poker to Introduce Big Blind Antes to Bracelet Events

Thursday, 05th April 2018

The World Series of Poker is famous for helping to push innovation in the game and this summer is no exception. On Wednesday, WSOP officials announced that they will start implementing a Big Blind Ante in various events during the summer.  Eight bracelet events will feature the BB-Ante along with the weekly High Roller tournaments, […]

Kara Scott and Maria Ho Headline Finalists for Women in Poker Hall of Fame

Wednesday, 04th April 2018

The finalists for the 2018 class of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame have been announced. On Monday, the WIPHOF announced their list of 11 finalists, consisting of poker players, industry experts and media professionals. The list now moves forward to the voting committee with the inductees to be revealed at a later date. […]

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