Alzheimer’s Disease can be Avoided with Poker

Doyle Brunson is still at the top of his game at the ripe age of 77. Not only is he a successful poker player, but he still finds time for the ladies at strip clubs! He’s still playing in beer pong tournaments when most people his age are getting their drivers license revoked. And some […]

New York Times claims Casinos are changing minds about Online Poker

Besides several key members of Congress and the NFL, one of online poker’s biggest enemies has been land-based casinos. Now you’d think land-based casinos would welcome the idea of regulated internet poker and an end to the UIGEA. However, casinos have seen online poker as more of a threat than a friend in recent years. […]

Serious Legal Issues in Online Poker

Since the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act passed in 2006, it’s been mostly quiet on the legal front in regards to online poker. Sure the poker news sites are constantly rolling out stories about proposed bill A in the works or how proposed bill B is buried in Congress just so they have something to […]

“POTTERPOKER” earns Online Record $2.28 Million Payout

Online poker tournament payouts have been steadily increasing over the last few years with some of the biggest ones topping the $1 million mark. In fact, Yevgeniy Timoshenko earned the largest payout ever at $1.715 million last year in the 2009 PokerStars WCOOP Main Event. So it’s no surprise that the WCOOP Main Event was […]

Virtual Unknown James Bord wins WSOPE Main Event

The ever-expanding World Series of Poker Europe recently concluded play with the Main Event final. In all, 346 players paid the hefty ₤10,000 entry fee to create a prize pool of ₤3,460,000 ($5,468,876). Obviously this isn’t quite up to par with the WSOP Main Event, but chances are that it’s more money than both you […]

Phil Laak’s Poker Endurance Record already up for grabs

Only three months have passed since the poker endurance record was broken by Phil Laak. He broke the record by playing poker for 115 hours straight at the Bellagio Casino thus smashing the previous record of 72 hours set by Paul Zimbler. For someone to beat the record of most time spent at the poker […]

Poker Love Revealed on Facebook

Be careful of what you post on Facebook! This is what Scott Montgomery has learned after his post about his girlfriend’s gift made their relationship public. The innocent post simply said “Getting ready to celebrate my gf’s birthday. hope she likes my gift!” This came as a shock to everyone because there was no update […]

Useful Heads-up Poker Tips

Everyone knows that heads-up play is extremely important in any poker tournament. That being said, here are a just few of many things you can do to improve your chances of winning in the last part of a tournament. Pocket Pairs are Great Hands Usually when you’re given pocket 2’s you’re going to fold; in […]

What will Happen to Full Tilt and PokerStars if Legislation is Passed?

As 2010 draws to a close, lots of online poker sites are salivating over the prospect of legalized poker in the United States. And while online poker isn’t necessarily illegal in the US, there are plenty of hurdles and barriers facing sites wanting to operate in the United States. For this reason, many companies have […]

Crazy $250,000 Buy-in Tournament

I thought that some of the WPT and WSOP events were getting a little crazy by charging $25,000 and $50,000 buy-ins. Obviously there are still interested parties since people buy into these events, but I think they’re only created for poker’s elite. I guess I should have held my thoughts though after seeing the $250,000 […]