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 […]

Peter Eastgate selling WSOP Bracelet – Tony G wants It

When I first saw the headline that Peter Eastgate was selling his 2008 WSOP Main Event bracelet I thought, “Oh god, not another T.J. Cloutier. Did Eastgate blow through his $9.15 million top prize already?” Thankfully, my negativity was quickly disbanded after reading that Eastgate is merely selling the bracelet as a charitable act for […]

Michael Mizrachi’s Year

Up until June, this was shaping up to be a very bad year for Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi. First off, Mizrachi hadn’t had a significant tournament cash since 2008, which probably led to his second bigger problem: he owed the IRS over $360,000. As was well documented in the poker news, Mizrachi, lost both of […]

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. […]

Chris “Jesus” Ferguson in the Movie Making Biz

Chris “Jesus” Ferguson has done just about everything that a person could do in the game of poker. He’s won the WSOP Main Event (2000), he has earned over $7,800,000 in live tournament winnings, and he is one of the poster boys for Full Tilt Poker. But you don’t get to the top of the […]