The 45th Annual World Series of Poker : Be ready!

Las Vegas is starting the summer’s biggest poker event next week. Get yourself ready for the action with these 7 reasons to watch this year.   1. The $1 Million Big One for One Drop: It’s back!! After taking a year off, the $1 million buy-in the Big One for One Drop tournament has returned […]

Mystery Online Losing Players Revealed!

The world of online poker has long since wondered: Who are the players behind the anonymous usernames especially when they can afford to lose millions of dollars? Well up until recently, the identities two of online poker’s mystery players, “samrostan” and “MalACEsia”, were completely unknown. “MalACEsia” This unknown has been confirmed by Pokernews to be […]

Macau future : More, more, more

Five things we can look forward to: 1. More casinos The world’s gambling capital will be adding more mega-casinos by 2017. Billions of dollars will be spent on construction, and thousands of hotel rooms, gaming tables, and slot machines will be added to those of Macau’s 35 established casinos. Galaxy group and Melco group will […]

How to Turn $50 into $40 Million: The Archie Karas Story

There’s a fine line between insanity and genius, between greatness and failure. Archie “The Greek” Karas constantly teetered on that line. He arrived in the USA as a teenager and decided when he was 18 that he would dedicate his life to gambling and never work again. It wasn’t easy; Archie was usually either a […]

The top 5 bluffs in poker history

When you are playing poker you do not need to have the best hand in order to win a pot, sometimes you only need a big pair of balls! 1 – Chris Moneymaker vs Sam Farha Context : Main Event WSOP 2003 2003: Moneymaker is still working as an accountant. He won a seat into the […]

Five reasons to keep faith with Gus Hansen

Losing 16 million online doesn’t make you a losing player. Five reasons to keep faith with Gus Hansen. Highstakesdb graph: we still believe in Gus Mainstream poker media has been reporting on a weekly basis Gus Hansen’s disaster on the Highest Stakes of Full Tilt Poker.  16m lost in less than 5 years is a […]

High Stakes in Macau: Game going crazy, Casino run out of chips

Macau is hosting for more than three years one of the biggest cash game ever organized. A few famous American poker professionals are challenging on a daily basis a group of local businessmen. Stakes have been always extremely high but it seems that these last days the game reaches another level. The game is semi […]

Five things that you shouldn’t do at a poker table

1: Trash-talking your opponent This is a Tony G master piece. His “good-bye speech” to Ralph Perry will very likely stay as the worst public humiliation seen on a poker TV Show. It’s still very hard to understand how the Russian pro remained completely silent after nearly 3 minutes of : ” You are a terrible […]

Nine Phil Ivey stories

Do you think you know everything about Phil Ivey ? 1 – Phil Ivey is currently suing a casino after being denied a 12 million usd win. Phil Ivey is not only famous for his incredible poker talent, he is also a “degenerate” gambler used to betting huge amounts of money on craps or on […]

Our 10 favorite poker graphs

Sharkscope is a website monitoring online tournaments results for years. We digged into their database and found players with an “interesting” poker story. Here are our Top 10 Favorite Poker Graphs: 1: What to do after finishing runner up of a Sunday Million Tournament for more than $100.000? [ ] Cashout and buy a house […]