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Jason Mercier Wins SHRPO High Roller – Justin Bonomo Wins London Short Deck Event

Saturday, 10th August 2019

Two of poker’s biggest names have taken down titles in the last couple of days. Jason Mercier is largely focusing on being a dad these days but still plays the occasional poker tournament. On Friday, he won the $50,000 Super High Roller Event at the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open for $715k. Justin Bonomo […]

Three Reasons You Should Avoid Getting Staked in Poker

Friday, 09th August 2019

Some of you may have heard the staking controversy surrounding Nick Marchington, the seventh-place finisher from the 2019 WSOP Main Event. A staking group is suing him after he canceled a staking agreement for the Main Event due to his being able to find someone that would buy his action at a higher markup. This […]

Stud Strategy – Playing Three Card Flush Starting Hands

Thursday, 08th August 2019

Continuing our series on Seven Card Stud strategy, we will take a look at starting hands involving three flushes. A flush is a strong hand in Stud and starting with three flush cards can lead to dreams of big pots. However, not all flush draws or flush starter hands are created equal and we will […]

Wai Kin Yong Wins Triton Poker London Main Event

Wednesday, 07th August 2019

While the Triton Million for Charity Event took the lion’s share of the media’s attention over the weekend, several other events at the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series London have played to a conclusion with multiple players receiving a huge payday. Linus Leoliger, Charlie Carrel, and David Benefield all took down side events at […]

Aaron Zang Wins Triton Million Charity Event – Bryn Kenney #1 on All-Time Money List

Monday, 05th August 2019

The richest poker tournament in history is officially in the books and we have a new #1 atop Poker’s All-Time Money List. On Saturday, Aaron Zang took down the £1 million Triton Million – A Helping Hand for Charity Event for a prize of $16.75 million. However, the player that walked away with the most […]

Mad Marty Wilson and Richard “nutsinho” Lyndaker Pass Away

Saturday, 03rd August 2019

The reality of poker life is that it eventually comes to an end. If we are lucky, it will not be until we are much older, but some pass on before their time. Recently, the poker world lost two well-known players in Richard Lyndaker and Mad Marty Wilson. Wilson passed away a week ago after […]

Poker’s All-Time Money List is Not a Good Gauge for Poker Greatness

Friday, 02nd August 2019

In case you missed it, the richest poker tournament in poker history is currently underway at Triton Super High Roller Series in London. The event is being called the Triton Million – A Helping Hand for Charity and features a £1 million buy-in with £50,000 going to charity. As such over £7 million was raised […]

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Stud Strategy – Playing Straight Starter Hands

Thursday, 01st August 2019

Last week, we began our series on Seven Card Stud strategy by looking at playing pairs in Stud. This week, we will take a look at playing straight starters. Three card straight starter hands can be one of the more speculative hands to play in the game, but if you know how to play them […]

PokerStars Unveils All In Cash Out Feature for Cash Games

Wednesday, 31st July 2019

PokerStars revealed a new feature on their .Net website that will give players a bit of insurance when they are playing in online poker cash games. The new feature is known as “All In Cash Out.” It will allow players a chance to cash out their equity prior to the river in an all-in hand. […]

Kristen Bicknell Becomes First Aria High Roller Winner

Tuesday, 30th July 2019

The last of the Aria Summer High Rollers concluded on July 10th, but it took a while to discover the final results of those events. Tournament officials posted the results and some big names took down some of the final events of the season. Most notable among the list of winners in the closing events […]

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