Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom has rolled back the years months this weekend, booking a $1 million win in a mammoth session on PokerStars over the weekend. According to a report on highstakesdb.com today, the man who, at one time had contested the 10 largest pots in online poker history, secured a million-dollar winning session, with six-figure … continuation reading bet
About CorneliusCornelius ‘THEMAN’ Bullen – Bullen by name and Bullen by nature. Are names a self fulfilling prophecy and does Cornelius Bullen prove it? Gold, Moneymaker were seemingly destined to win the WSOP Main Event, and Bullen? Well he is full of it on and off the tables. He is our Chief US Editor located in Las Vegas and is known in the business as Mr Affiliate.
Had it not been for that Full Tilt lark earlier in the week we would have brought you this on Tuesday, the inconsiderate bastards. Anyway, in Monday’s article we brought you news of the sacking of Ladbrokes Product Director, Richard Ames, over a botched digital strategy, and how that relates to the decline of Ladbrokes … continuation reading bet
Now that the whole Full Tilt saga is at an end, and players can be expect to be paid in just over one month, what opportunities does this $150,000,000 influx of money into the poker economy present for other online poker operators? Let’s discount the still barred US players for now and focus entirely on … continuation reading bet
It was reported in The Telegraph today that Richard Ames, Product Director for Ladbrokes, has been told, rather unceremoniously, to hand in his key to the executive washroom at reception, and then fuck right off. Ames, a Ladbrokes veteran of the Chris Bell days, who earned around £380,000 in 2011, has reportedly been let go … continuation reading bet
Amongst the day to day drudgery, pointless meetings, whining punters, scammers and ne’er do wells, it’s not very often a smile is cracked in an online gaming office, but the below piece of genius from the people at instantpokermoney.com is sure to have brightened up a few eGaming people’s days – it certainly did for … continuation reading bet
Bar the small matter of the October 9, a new Main Event champion and an $8.5 million first prize, the World Series of Poker is done and dusted for another year and, perhaps, done and dusted for good as far as most European gaming firms are concerned. Having been out in Las Vegas for the … continuation reading bet
With the two belles of the ball, Elisabeth Hille and Gaelle Baumann, eliminated in 11th and 10th place respectively, the ‘Octo-Nine’, or October 9 if you prefer, has been set and, once again, it’s an all male affair, and damn near an all sherman affair too with 8 Americans making up the final WSOP October 9. When … continuation reading bet
It has been announced on PokerStrategy.com that as of 15th July 888Poker will no longer be a partner room of PokerStrategy. The reason cited by PS is that they will “no longer have access to the player level data”. 888 poker, meanwhile, have thus far made no comment. A brief statement on the PokerStrategy website … continuation reading bet
In a poker blitzkrieg, Michael ‘The Grinder’ Mizrachi has taken down the WSOP $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship title, his second Players Championship title in three years, the Chip Reese Memorial Trophy, and the $1.45 million first place prize. Three years ago, gunning for his first WSOP bracelet in the Players Championship, feeling the weight of … continuation reading bet
In a shock development, Hollywood Poker – an Ongame skin – has announced it will no longer offer an online poker product and that all player balances have been transferred to Redkings.com, a fellow Ongame skin. Rumours of the closure first began to circulate on 2+2 yesterday after several players received an email informing them … continuation reading bet
It has been reported today that poker player and spectacular milf Beth Shak is to be sued by her ex-husband for 35% of her shoe collection, despite him not being a shoe fetishist. The apparent motive for the lawsuit becomes clear when you learn that the crazy old cougar has got 1,200 pairs of them, including … continuation reading bet
In the latest installment of our poker crime column we bring you news that the ongoing whodunnit which hasn’t been gripping the poker world for the past month may have finally been solved, and the culprit has been outed as Andrew Feldman. Just under one month ago, nosebleed cash game player Sam Tricket tweeted that … continuation reading bet
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