People News: Hellmuth missed out on huge Bitcoin investment; Polk’s new podcast; Kenney opens window to play Hellmuth at any game; Personal milestones of personalities Mercier, Gilmartin and Liu

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting news and gossip from our favourite poker people. Phil Hellmuth missed out on huge Bitcoin investment 15-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth has been in partnership with numerous brands throughout the years. Considering that the Poker Brat is not only an impressive player on the […]

Jason Mercier crowned WSOP POY, Naoya Kihara tops Asian contingent

The GPI is now undeniably the greatest authority on poker rankings, and as such, is the appointed system by which WSOP Player of the Year award is decided. The factors involved in these calculations include the field size, buy in and final placing. Players accumulate points through the summer series, and we gain a fascinating […]

Mercier 3 Tables WSOP While Hunting Third Bracelet

Jason Mercier 3 tabling across the Rio Since winning his second bracelet, Jason Mercier has been the picture of composed confidence as he seeks his third. Clearly in top form and with the cards running his way, he seemed likely to complete his goal and win vast sums of money in prop bets. This week […]

Jason Mercier’s ascension under the spotlight

Early Years In the early years of online poker, Jason Mercier was one of the many hard working youngsters attempting to build a bankroll on their way toward the pinnacle of the game. Within a few years he had attained Supernova Elite status and was rubbing online shoulders with some of the most talented names […]

Jason Mercier wins his fourth WSOP bracelet

$10,000 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship – Jason Mercier wins his Fourth WSOP Bracelet The No Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship is the latest $10,000 event to attract the buy ins of star names and the watching eyes of fans across the world. Exactly 100 hopefuls paid the sizeable buy in for this one, with around a third […]