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Thor Hansen Passes Away at 71

Thursday, 06th December 2018

Norway’s greatest poker export has played his final hand of poker. Thor Hansen, the Godfather of Norwegian Poker, passed away on Wednesday after a six-year battle with terminal cancer. Hansen had been a staple of the poker world since the mid-1980s and was competitive in the game all the way up until his death. He […]

34 Players Confirmed for Super High Roller Bowl V

Wednesday, 05th December 2018

On Wednesday morning, Poker Central announced the first 34 players that have been confirmed for the Super High Roller Bowl V to be held from December 17-19 at the ARIA in Las Vegas. The list is a murderer’s row of poker players including all-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth and defending champion Justin Bonomo. Players […]

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Disadvantages to Playing Online Poker

Tuesday, 04th December 2018

There are many advantages to playing online poker. At the same time, there are some pitfalls to playing online. If you are a live player looking to switch to online, you may want to take these into consideration before making the switch to online poker. Distractions at Home When playing online poker from your home, […]

PokerStars Approved For Online Gambling in PA

Thursday, 29th November 2018

In a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone, PokerStars has officially been approved for an online gambling license in Pennsylvania. The Worlds Largest Poker Site was one of two receiving licenses on Wednesday from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. PokerStars will be offering online poker, online slots, and online casino games as part of their license. […]

Tom’s Poker Journey – Did He Turn Pro?

Wednesday, 28th November 2018

Back in 2008, I received a random email from someone I will call “Tom.” Tom has an age-old question that many successful amateurs have from time to time. Here is what he wrote: “I think that I am ready to turn pro. I have been playing poker at least 20 hours a week or more […]

Alex Foxen and Kristin Bicknell Sweep POY titles.

Schindler and Foxen Lead POY Races – Bicknell Leads GPI Female POY

Sunday, 25th November 2018

With just a little over a month left in 2018, we have a better idea of who will take down the two major Player of the Year races in live poker. Jake Schindler has built quite a big lead in the CardPlayer Player of the Year race, now with more than a 600 point lead […]

Lawsuit Could Cost PokerStars and PokerNews Millions

Friday, 23rd November 2018

In case you missed it, the parent company of PokerNews.com is facing a massive lawsuit by several record companies over accusations of copyright infringement. Something else that some of you may not know is that PokerNews and parent company iBus Media is owned by PokerStars. So what exactly happened here? From the lawsuit, it appears […]

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Tips for Exploiting Table Image

Wednesday, 21st November 2018

One of the most important tools that a winning poker player possesses is an awareness of table image. They need to be aware of how other players perceive them. This can make or break a session. There are a few different methods to use table image to your benefit. You can exploit other players by […]

Chris Moneymaker Wins Two Events in Florida

Monday, 19th November 2018

Chris Moneymaker isn’t exactly a top-tier poker pro these days, but his story still inspires poker players around the world and PokerStars has taken advantage of that fact with their Moneymaker Tour. To his credit, Moneymaker has been taking the game seriously and has had numerous deep runs in recent events. Most recently, Moneymaker took […]

Grey Snow Poker Finally Launches for Real Money Play

Friday, 16th November 2018

After numerous delays, the much-anticipated Grey Snow Poker (GSP) has finally launched. The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has been working on launching their real money online poker site for about two years and the site finally launched for real money play on November 5th. However, there is one definitive catch. US players will not be […]

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