Da Warsaw on 10 years of professional poker - the beginning

It was 2003 and I had just finished law school with a master degree in international public law, with my thesis on the legal status of the Palestinian Authority under international law. One year later I'd finished an extra year of studies, this time with a thesis on the American ...more

by Grzegorz “DaWarsaw” Mikielewicz on August 1, 2014 2:39 AM

On not winning the WSOP Main Event

This year, I decided to take the first two weeks of the WSOP over in Las Vegas, then go back for three weeks, only to fly over there again for the Main Event. As crazy as it seems, this is not even the first time I've done that. Last time I performed this genius stunt, I ended up...more

by Theo Jorgensen on July 31, 2014 7:22 AM

How Tom Middleton "Hitthehole" in WCOOP Championship Series

While the WCOOP is still a month away, you can still find some action in the WCOOP Championship Series coming up this weekend. As we detailed yesterday, the Series begins this Friday with the first of nine events spread out over three days and promising a combined $7million guara...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 31, 2014 5:05 AM

APPT8 Manila: Thanh Ha Duong comes from behind to secure title!

A major turnaround has happened here in Manila today proving once again that it doesn't matter how big a deficit you face, there's always a chance that the cards will fall yours and not your opponent's way.Thanh Ha Duong came into this heads up battle with just 800,000 in chips c...more

by Chris Hall on July 7, 2014 9:04 AM

Typhoon Haiyan half a year on

Last November, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines causing widespread devastation as 175mph winds tore the country apart. More than 16 million people were affected with some 4 million displaced and almost 6 million losing their livelihoods and ability to support their families....more

by Sue Hammett on June 27, 2014 2:07 AM

Psychology in poker: Perception and its influence on tilt

Like in every aspect in life, the human psyche plays a big in role in how we perceive things, and react toward them. This is especially true with poker, as it's a very mental activity. In this article I want to address the biggest problems we face when dealing with poker. Namely,...more

by Matthias Brandner on May 30, 2014 6:54 AM

Martins Adeniya wins pot-limit Omaha UKIPT Series 5 and £4,810.

Experts in the field of pot-limit Omaha will tell you it's a game that has far bigger swings than no limit Hold'em and it's a sentiment that Martins Adeniya will no doubt agree with this evening. The Full Tilt Poker Ambassador was dead last of the 29 remaining players when Day 2 ...more

by Nick Wright on May 25, 2014 1:17 PM

On Hellmuth, Stoney, shootouts and Main Events

I recently got back home to Belgium after spending most of the last month in Las Vegas at the World Series of Poker. My original plan this year was just to be at the WSOP for a couple of weeks, but I was again bitten by the Vegas bug and ended up staying longer, getting there in...more

by Christophe De Meulder on July 30, 2014 9:30 AM

Chen Qin wins record breaking Beijing Millions

With poker's popularity continuing to spread around the globe new records are always going to be set somewhere. The latest, that of the largest tournament ever staged outside of the United States in, where else, but Asia, where poker continues to take the continent by storm. The ...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 30, 2014 8:47 AM

Lena900 tops 550-entrant field, earns $104,500 for 7/29/14 Super Tuesday win

This week's Super Tuesday saw a slight increase in entrants from a week ago as 550 players took part in the $1,050 no-limit hold'em event. It would take almost 10 hours for that field to play all of the way down to just one player, and after the last hand was dealt it was Sweden...more

by Martin Harris on July 30, 2014 12:12 AM

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