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Brad Booth Publicly Admits Guilt

Brad Booth recently posted a very emotional video as a way to apologize to the poker community and to the people he owes money to for his recent actions. In the video, he states that he is aware of his gambling problems, especially when mixed with alcohol.... Read more

2012 WSOP: $10k Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em

Viktor ‘Ilsidur1′ Blom made his US World Series of Poker debut by playing in the $10k Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em. Although he defeated Andy Bloch in Round 1, he was not able to advance past Round 2 after being defeated by Tommy Chen. There were 152 entries... Read more

2012 WSOP: Andy Bloch Wins First Bracelet

After a poker career that spans over two decades, Andy Bloch has finally captured his first World Series of Poker bracelet by winning the $1,500 Seven Card Stud event. It certainly was not an easy win has he had to defeat veteran Barry Greenstein to do it. David... Read more

‘BIG ONE For ONE DROP’ Publishes 30 Confirmed Entries

The official charity of the 2012 World Series of Poker has just announced the entry list for this year’s BIG ONE for ONE DROP. ONE DROP Chair and Cirque Du Soleil founder, Guy Laliberte confirmed that 30 players are committed to playing the $1m buy-in event –... Read more

Negreanu’s $25k WSOP Fantasy League

Poker pro’s will do just about anything to get more action out of their gamble which is why prop bets have become more common. For Daniel Negreanu, gambling on himself helps give him that extra focus all players need to be successful. So, it is no surprise... Read more

Marvin Rettenmaier Wins WPT World Championship

The World Poker Tour capped off it’s tenth season with its annual World Championship tournament hosted at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. After taking a few days off to play out the Super High Roller tournament, the final table reconvened on Sunday to play out the remaining... Read more

Win Free Seat To WSOP ME, Inc. Flight/Hotel

Daniel “jungleman” Cates has been giving away seats into the WSOP Main Event for the last few years to lucky amateur poker players who normally couldn’t afford to play in such high stakes games. The first year he ran this contest, he challenged his twitter fans to... Read more

WPT $100,000 Super High Roller Results

34 elite players ponied up $100k to play in the World Poker Tour’s $100k Super High Roller event, but only five would end with a pay day, one large enough to bankroll a player through most of the WSOP events. After a long drawn-out head’s up match... Read more

WPT Championship: Final Table Set

Marvin Rettenmaier is the man with the edge at the final table of the World Poker Tour $25k Championship event. He currently is the chip leader with over twice the amount of his nearest competitor, Michael Mizrachi. The players now have a two day break while the... Read more

WPT Championship: Day 4 End Has Hafiz Khan Leading, Mizrachi 7th

One person out of the nineteen remaining at the World Poker Tournaments Championship Event will wish they had just slept in. That is because only eighteen players will get at least a $40,000 pay day when the money bubble bursts. Three players have less than ten big... Read more

SCOOP Sets New Records

PokerStars’ 2012 Spring Championship Of Online Poker was an amazing success and broke two prestigious records, including the richest online tournament series ever and the highest participation in a major PokerStars event. The series paid out $65,332,179 spread out over 40 events and 120 tournaments, which was... Read more

WPT Championship: Day 2 Ends With ‘Grinder’ On Top

At the end of Day 2 of the World Poker Tour Championship $25k Event, hosted at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Michael Mizrachi is leading the way as the only player to amass over 400,000 chips so far. The day started with 135 players and 95 remain... Read more

WSOP’s Newest ‘Bling Bling’

We’re just 10 days away from the start of the 2012 World Series of Poker and they just released this year’s version of the exclusive WSOP gold bracelet. The well-known Beverly Hills jeweller Jason Arasheben was consigned to design the bracelet, a status symbol to show off... Read more

Retroactive Tax Bill May Foil Spanish Online Players

In just three weeks, the first licenses for the newly regulated online poker industry in Spain will be issued. However, the government has put forth new demands that threatens the availability of service providers in the country. When the new Gaming Act was passed back in February... Read more

Wembley Stadium To Host Inaugural ISPT Event

Although Group Bernard Tapie failed to acquire the assets of Full Tilt Poker, they none-the-less have gone ahead with plans to host a potentially record-breaking tournament next year at Wembley Stadium. Entitled The International Stadium Poker Tour, Laurent Tapie and Prosper Masquelier has ambitious plans to provide... Read more

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Poker Journal: Live WSOP Main Event Updates

Hey poker fans!  I’m sitting at the airport bar waiting for my flight to Vegas and the excitement is brewing as we’re less then 24... Read more

Poker Strategy: Continuation Bets

The continuation bet is one of the more common plays in poker and is a prime example of how aggressive play can be used effectively.... Read more