Is Poker Really Better than Casino Games?

When it comes to gaming, many people like to try poker because they can potentially gain a long-term advantage. The reason why is because they’re not dealing with a house edge, but rather competing against other players. So the most skilled poker players will win out in the end and make profits. Casino games, on […]

End of an Era: Duke and Hellmuth leave Ultimate Bet

Whether you care about the world of poker sponsorships or not, you’ve probably come to recognize Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke as the faces of Ultimate Bet Poker. After all, the two have been representing Ultimate Bet since 2001, and have become synonymous with one of the world’s biggest poker rooms. However, news broke the […]

A Record People Attended the Last Year’s Open Poker Championship of Canada

The last year’s Poker Championship of Canada, which held in between 19 to 29 of August, witnessed a record attendance. People from round the world poured into the Canada to take part in this championship. The operator and the owner of this tour, the Heads-up Entertainment International INC. has tasted a sweet taste of success […]

Peter Eastgate blows $1.7 Million on Sports Betting

After shocking the poker world by retiring from the game in 2010, when he was seemingly on top of the world after a 2009 WSOP Main Event victory and several big cashes afterward, Peter Eastgate surprised the poker world again by announcing his return. Eastgate doesn’t appear to have really lost much either after making […]

Seidel wins Historic Tournament

I’d like to start this article on a positive note by talking about Erik Seidel’s impressive victory at the Aussie Millions, as well as his amazing start to the New Year. Seidel was one of 20 players who bought into the most expensive poker tournament in history – the $250,000 Super High Roller Event. What’s […]

Doyle Brunson bashes Las Vegas Poker Scene

Okay, I’ll admit that the US recession has caused Las Vegas to take such a hit that Macau is now considered the best gambling destination in the world. But has Vegas really declined to the point where it’s poker action isn’t worthy of the top pros? According to Doyle Brunson it has since the Texas […]

Daniel Negreanu back on Top

When Phil Ivey overtook Daniel Negreanu as the all-time live poker tournament money winner, I figured it was a mere formality that Ivey would remain here for centuries to come. After all, people make it sound like a foregone conclusion that Ivey will eventually overtake Phil Hellmuth as the all-time bracelet winner in addition to […]

Isildur1 is Viktor Blom – Truth Finally revealed

One of the biggest online poker stories over the past couple of years has been the secret identity of “Isildur1,” the phenomenon who stormed onto the high stakes poker tables in 2009. Until now, all we knew about Isildur1 was that he was a young Swedish player. Many have speculated that Isildur1 is Viktor Blom […]

Dan “jungleman12” Cates is Biggest Winner in 2010

If ever there was a poster boy for how anyone can make it in online poker, it’s Dan “jungleman12” Cates. Cates started playing online poker back in 2007 as a $1/$2 Hold’em grinder. Unfortunately, Cates sucked pretty bad and bounced back and forth between SNG’s and cash games before losing around $3k in ’07. However, […]

Who is Archie Karas?

Dip into the subject of the greatest poker players of all time and you won’t find Archie Karas……at least not right away. He’s never won any major poker tournaments, and he doesn’t have the young, high stakes poker swag that people like Tom Dwan and Patrik Antonius have. No Karas is simply a gambler who’s […]

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