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 […]

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 […]

Hellmuth on Dancing with the Stars – Hurting or helping Online Poker

As is usual with Phil Hellmuth, he couldn’t resist the chance to grab more attention and headlines (including this one) with a recent Twitter post exclaiming that he might be on “Dancing with the Stars.” Sounding giddy as a 13 year-old girl, Hellmuth sent out the following Twitter post, “OMG! Phil Hellmuth (me!) on ‘Dancing […]

“Don’t Listen to Phil Hellmuth” is Hot New Poker Book

For a while now, the poker book market has become somewhat stagnant. People still talk about the Harrington on Cash Games series as some of the best poker books, but that was a few years ago. What is there now? Well in case you’re wondering, “Don’t Listen to Phil Hellmuth” is the latest big-time poker […]

WSOP not affected by Recession

Normally in times of economic despair, people cut out all of the fills and luxuries such satellite TV, jet skis, and trips to Florida. And since poker is a gambling-based game, you would think that people might consider this a frill and cut it out as well. However, the numbers suggest something entirely different. The […]

Phil Hellmuth has Another Big WSOP Entrance

Phil Hellmuth has already made several big entrances to the WSOP Main Event. So far, Phil has been Julius Caesar, an army general with sexy recruits, and a NASCAR driver. So what did Hellmuth do to top all of that off? He came as a boxer this year along with world-famous boxing announcer Bruce Buffer. […]

Making Poker Fun Again

Everyone knows that poker is a game. Even still, most people get into this “game” because there’s lots of money to be won. And when poker becomes some obsession about winning money, you’ll definitely lose yourself within the game. If you ever find yourself struggling in online poker with no idea as to how you’ll […]

Men Nguyen gets 7th WSOP Bracelet

When you’re talking about poker legends like Billy Baxter and Phil Ivey, Men “The Master” Nguyen usually never comes to mind. I mean, Men Nguyen has been labeled a cheater in the past few years after being accused of cheating in some LA card rooms with players he has mentored. The truth hasn’t been uncovered […]

Phil Hellmuth – The Leading Man in Music Videos

There are a lot of people who think the last few years have been slow for Phil Hellmuth because his whiney and childlike behavior has been turned up recently. Even still, Phil Hellmuth is known in the world of poker for being the all-time leader in WSOP bracelets won, which is a pretty hefty title […]

Poker as an Olympic Sport?

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games taught us that activities such as curling can be considered a sport.  With this being the case, many people are starting to ponder the question “why not poker?” This thought has especially been circulating ever since the announcement that poker will be accepted into the International Mind Sports Association.  The […]