Should Underage Poker Players keep Winnings?

While most online poker players are expected to be 18 or older, we all know that there are plenty of players who don’t exactly meet the minimum age requirements. In fact, some of the world’s best players such as Annette Obrestad started out as underage players, only to eventually become poker greats. But while this […]

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 […]

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, […]

Huge Cash Games in Macau

I’m simply amazed whenever I hear stories about “The Big Game” at the Bellagio or the nosebleed tables at Full Tilt Poker. After all, you have to admit that there’s tremendous pressure involved when playing for pots worth $500,000 or more. But I’m blown away after hearing about the recent cash game action that took […]

Omaha Poker: The High End Game

Texas Hold’em doesn’t look to be dethroned as the world’s top poker game anytime soon. Hold’em is easy to pick up, and most poker tournaments deal with Hold’em so it’s only going to get more popular. However, if you’re tired of taking bad beats and constantly dealing with the “luck” aspect, perhaps you should give […]

Simon Watt stops Tom Dwan from receiving First Bracelet

It seems a little crazy when you think about how much Tom Dwan has been able to earn from playing online poker this year. I mean, the guy usually plays for pots that are way bigger than most WSOP buy-ins so you’d think he would have a bracelet by now. But he is still in […]

Micro Stakes Strategy

Most of the people out there playing poker think of micro stakes as the “loser version” of poker. No one ever gloats about winning a giant pot in the $0.10/$0.20 limits….they talk about Tom Dwan competing against Phil Ivey for pots bigger than Donald Trump’s daily income. Micro stakes poker isn’t a total waste though. […]

Daniel Negreanu whining about Sunglasses

Daniel Negreanu has always been one of the well-liked poker players on the pro circuit. He always makes friends even when he’s taking players’ money with a smile. But lately, the second best live poker tournament player in history ($12.8 million) has run into some trouble. First, he has been getting blown out of the […]

Brian Townshend vs. Tom Dwan?

The Dwan Challenge has been on the tip of everyone’s tongue in the high stakes online poker community for the past year. By now everyone has heard of Full Tilt Poker pro Tom Dwan. He has been going up against Patrik Antonius in a heads-up match that will have lasted for 50,000 hands when it […]

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