[Interview] Chris Moneymaker on poker today, reveals Moneymaker Poker Tour expansion to the Philippines

Twenty years ago, Chris Moneymaker turned his $86 PokerStars online satellite ticket to $2.5 Million after winning the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event. This resulted in a massive poker boom which is known worldwide as the “Moneymaker Effect”. Shortly after Moneymaker’s welcome speech at the 2023 World Series of Poker Main Event, Somuchpoker was […]

[Interview] Reiji Kono on his yearly Las Vegas visits

  Online poker player from Japan, Reiji Kono, is back at the World Series of Poker for a third consecutive year. He made his foray into live tournament poker at the 2021 WSOP for his inaugural live series and cashed in five times. Although his results didn’t reach remarkable heights, Kono returned in 2022, and […]

Interview with Heidi May – Professional Poker Player

Heidy May Interviewed by Somuchpoker’s Gaelle Jaudon Somuchpoker:  So, first simple question, where in Australia do you come from, and what brought you to the poker community?  Heidi May: I’m from Tasmania, a Southern island. It’s really mountainous and with lots of nice solitary beaches, I love it here. I started playing around 20 years […]

Interview with Ana Marquez – Professional Poker Player

Ana Marquez Interviewed by Somuchpoker’s Gaelle Jaudon Somuchpoker: You signed with ACR around 1 year and a half ago now, what’s the best part of being in their team?  Ana Marquez: Yeah I signed not long after the WSOP of 2021. What I particularly love is that it’s a very family-type organization. People are really […]

Ashley Frank ‘PokerfaceAsh’

Ashley Frank Interviewed by Somuchpoker’s Gaelle Jaudon Somuchpoker: You recently moved to Texas for poker, which is the place to be right now to play, as we’ve recently interviewed many other players like Andrew Neeme, Doug Polk or Cedrric Trevino “poker_traveler,” who have done the same. Poker rooms are booming in the state. So how […]

On the spot with Winfred Yu – Poker Dream creator

Emerging from the pandemic on a mission, poker player and businessman Winfred Yu created a new brand called Poker Dream. The brand launched in Malaysia in late-July 2022 then two months after, staged its second in Hoi An, Vietnam. In this interview, Yu gives us insight on his new project, why there is a need […]

Getting to know Thailand pro Punnat Punsri, 2022 Triton Poker SHR Cyprus Main Event champion

  Hailing from Bangkok, Thailand, poker pro Punnat Punsri’s phenomenal year continued with another live tournament achievement in the bag. This time, Punsri upped his earnings by US$ 2,600,000 after taking down the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Main Event in Cyprus. He has now catapulted to the top of the Hendon Mob Thailand […]