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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. […]

Joseph Cheong Continues Impressive Circuit Run With Second Career Ring

Tuesday, 03rd April 2018

Joseph Cheong may be best known for his blow up in the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event, but since that time he has amassed an impressive poker career with over $12 million in career earnings. Cheong added to his resume over the weekend after making two final tables in a single day at […]

PokerStars Adds Split Hold’em for a Limited Time

Wednesday, 28th March 2018

Have you ever played a double board Texas Hold’em or Omaha game at your local home game? These games can generate some crazy action and some massive pots. PokerStars, the World’s Largest Poker Site, recognizes this and has decided to debut their first double-board poker game. Their new Split Hold’em game is an exciting variant […]

Three Poker Variants You Should Learn In Addition to NL Texas Hold’em

Tuesday, 27th March 2018

No-Limit Texas Hold’em is currently the king of poker. The majority of the poker games around the world are in this format with countless millions being wagered every day. However, any poker player will tell you that over time the game can get a bit stale. Also, NL Hold’em has evolved to the point where […]

Jaime and Matt Staples Win Ultimate Sweat Weight Loss Prop Bet for $150,000

Monday, 26th March 2018

One of the most unusual prop bets in recent years has officially come to a conclusion. The “ultimate sweat” weight loss prop bet came to a conclusion on Sunday with brothers Jaime Staples and Matt Staples coming through and actually winning the bet for a cool $150,000. The bet required the brothers come in within […]

Justin Bonomo Wins Super High Roller Bowl China – Patrik Antonius Second

Thursday, 22nd March 2018

The inaugural Super High Roller Bowl China is now in the books. On Thursday, the final table of the event wrapped up with Justin Bonomo coming out on top and taking home the $4.82 million top prize. Patrik Antonius made an incredible run and finished runner-up for $3.15 million. Every player at the final table […]

PokerStars to Raise the Rake on Low Buy-in MTTs

Wednesday, 21st March 2018

PokerStars has been trying to tell the poker community for the last couple of years that they care about recreational players and that certain changes have been to make the game better for non-pros. Unfortunately, many have not been buying this line and after a recent announcement, the company seems to really not care about […]

Bicknell and Foxen Sweep APPT High Rollers

Tuesday, 20th March 2018

Move over Jason and Natasha Mercier. There’s a new power couple in poker. Kristen Bicknell and Alex Foxen went on a tear at the APPT Macau and swept both High Roller events. Bicknell took down the HK$ 80,000 High Roller and Foxen took down the HK $400,000 Super High Roller. The pair netted a total […]

Record for Poker Millionaires Set in 2017

Friday, 16th March 2018

Did you know there were more “poker millionaires” in 2017 than at any time in poker history? According to an article published by Cardplayer Lifestyle on Thursday, there were 125 players in 2017 that won at least $1 million playing live poker tournaments in 2017. This number set a new record, breaking the previous mark […]

David “The Dragon” Pham Wins Two Tournaments in a Week

Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Odds are that if you have played enough poker or have paid close attention to the results of big name players, you’ve noticed that the game can be streaky. Players start getting hot and post several huge results in a row and in many cases over a short stretch of time. Jason Mercier had such […]

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