R.I.P Devilfish: The Poker World will miss you

This week, the poker world lost one of it's best loved characters. Only a short time after news leaked out that Dave Ulliott "Devilfish" was battling cancer, he had passed away at the age 61. This sudden passing would suggest he had been fighting cancer for a long time, but true to his character, he […]

Sam Razavi: 3 times APT Player of the year and counting

From humble beginnings trying to find work as an actor, Sam Razavi managed to win a small tournament online while playing as a hobby. From there he began to experiment with Holdem cash tables, and quickly moved up through the stakes as his talent and bankroll grew. Originally from southern England, Sam has had some […]

Xuan Liu Leaves 888 Poker

In the last couple of days it has come to light that Xuan Liu has severed her connection with 888 Poker. After the announcement on her twitter page, The natural response is perhaps to wonder whether another announcement will be made to say that she has signed for an other brand. After all, she is […]

Davidi Kitai: the most underrated tournament player?

Who is Davidi Kitai? In the summer of 2014, with the action down to two tables in event 15 of the WSOP, one man was quietly gathering chips at an alarming rate. Sat across from him, was PHil hellmuth, the most decorated player in WSOP history, loudly doing the opposite. Belgian born Davidi Kitai, already had […]

Celina Lin: The Queen of Poker In Asia

Born in Shanghai, Celina Lin spent her early years in China before moving to Australia with her parents, aged 7. From there she went on to attend university and her parents hoped to see her pursue a career as a doctor or lawyer. After developing a love for poker, Celina began travelling to tournaments around […]

John Juanda : A gentleman at the poker table

The name John Juanda has been appearing on chip stack leader boards in tournaments around the world for more than fifteen years now. With his trademark piercing stare at the live tables he's a player who never looks tired or frustrated, and always appears outwardly calm. In a live arena where some players always seem […]

Hac and Di Dang : Crushing the highest stakes online in family

In the past ten years online poker has really come to life, with countless sharp minded young people trying to unravel the game. Players like Hac and Di Dang were among those who created the blueprint for aspiring online poker professionals seeking their fortune. Like many typical students, Hac and Di started playing poker for […]

The meteoric rise of Daniel Coleman

After the events of ‘Black Friday’ the poker world trundled along without much fuss, perhaps even stagnating slightly since the days when Tom Dwan and Viktor Blom burst into the scene under their online pseudonyms and took the world by storm. When an online pro by the name of Daniel Colman triumphed in the EPT […]

Scotty Nguyen : From Vietnam to the Poker Hall of Fame

The poker world contains many whose accomplishments through the years are noteworthy, with world series bracelets won each year, and online majors won by sullen pros not long out of college. Among this sea of champions it’s hard to find someone whose persona and accomplishments in the game ensure that they will always stand out […]