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Elio Fox Continues Insane Summer Run With SHRPO $50k High Roller Victory

Sunday, 12th August 2018

Elio Fox’s hot streak continues. Just two weeks after winning the $25k High Roller at the WPT Gardens Poker Festival, he has now taken down the $50k Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Super High Roller for a cool $500,000. Fox defeated Dan Shak and Chris Hunichen at the final table on Friday for the third […]

Warren Sheaves Wins WSOP Global Casino Championship

Friday, 10th August 2018

The 2018 World Series of Poker Global Casino Championship concluded on Thursday at Harrah’s Cherokee in Cherokee, NC. The Global Casino Championship (GCC) is the championship event for the 2017-2018 WSOP Circuit season with the winner taking home a WSOP bracelet along with first-place prize money. Warren Sheaves ultimately took down the title but had […]

Aymon Hata and Ivan Leow Win Triton Poker Sochi Events

Thursday, 09th August 2018

The 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia is beginning to wind down with the Main Event beginning its second day on Friday. In the meantime, two Triton Poker events have concluded with two players taking home massive paydays. Aymon Hata took down the Triton Poker High Roller Sochi, defeating a stacked final table to take home […]

Will The WSOP Move From the Rio in 2020?

Wednesday, 08th August 2018

Are the days of the World Series of Poker at the Rio numbered? They are if a report from Vital Vegas has any validity. According to a couple of Twitter posts from Vital Vegas, the WSOP will be leaving the Rio once the new Caesars Convention Center opens in 2020. Also, talks behind a potential […]

Five Reasons Why Players Balk at New Poker Variants

Tuesday, 07th August 2018

There’s been a bit of debate lately regarding the introduction of new poker variants and whether it is good or bad for the game. Some of the debate centers around the rise of Short Deck poker with a number of people coming out against it despite a number of pros showing major love for the […]

Esfandiari Getting 35 to 1 to Box – David Haye Looking to Slay Goliath

Tuesday, 07th August 2018

The world of pro boxing and pro poker have been colliding in the past week in some fun and interesting ways. First, pro Antonio Esfandiari has agreed to fight actor and comedian Kevin Hart sometime in early 2019. Meanwhile, recently retired British boxing champion David Haye has announced that he will try and make a […]

Stories Where Sub-Optimal Poker Strategies Paid Off Big

Saturday, 04th August 2018

One wonderful thing about poker is that different strategies can win depending on the situation and the players involved. There are even times where sub-optimal and unusual strategies can succeed when they normally would not. Below are three real-life examples from my personal playing career that highlight this. Play Like You’re On Tilt Most of […]

PokerStars Introduces Unfold Poker

Friday, 03rd August 2018

PokerStars loves to come up with fun and innovative new poker variants to try and attract more recreational players. Their newest variant, Unfold Poker, gives poker players the ability to pluck their cards from the virtual muck and get another chance to play their hand. While not available globally at the moment, this is one […]

Mikita Badziakouski Wins Super High Roller Series Jeju for $5.25 Million

Wednesday, 01st August 2018

While much of the poker world has focused on Justin Bonomo and his record-setting year, Mikita Badziakouski has somewhat quietly moved up into the top three on the 2018 Money List. On Wednesday, Badziakouski took down the Triton Super High Roller Series Jeju Main Event for a career-best $5.25 million. The event moved Badziakouski up to […]

Stephen Sontheimer Loses $1.95 Million During the Summer

Tuesday, 31st July 2018

Daniel Negreanu has famously been transparent about his wins and losses over the last couple of years, revealing losses in each of the last two years. Now, Steffen Sontheimer has stepped forward with an accounting of his summer in Las Vegas. According to a post he made on Friday, Sontheimer dropped an incredible $2.19 million […]

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