Howard Swains

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Howard Swains is a freelance journalist based in London

Jul 15, 2020 in Poker

Stadium Series Wednesday update: Telker completes first-week double

Jun 26, 2020 in Poker

Second Steps: Strategy tips for classic sudoku

Apr 30, 2019 in Sports

Hunt the Fight Cards in Rio and win exclusive UFC passes

Mar 19, 2019 in Features

Second Steps: Strategy tips for Scrabble

Mar 18, 2019 in Events

São Paulo: Home of the BSOP, but that’s only the start

Mar 7, 2019 in News

Forum Focus: Trouble in Penn for Polk; the verdict on Rounders; and two sad losses

Feb 28, 2019 in Features

Forum Focus: Playing with the stars, and what’s your best needle?

Feb 24, 2019 in Features

Second Steps: Strategy tips for Monopoly

Feb 20, 2019 in News

Forum Focus: Little’s AMA; Chopping the trophy; Lex vs. Ivey

Feb 11, 2019 in News

Ramón Colillas: Step-by-step to Team Pro

Jan 17, 2019 in Events

Chino Rheem casts all aside to win 2019 PCA and $1.5 million

Jan 10, 2019 in Events

Free-rolling Ramon Colillas turns Platinum Pass into $5.1 million at PSPC

Dec 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

EPT Prague: Matthias Eibinger caps sensational year with maiden European triumph

Sep 19, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from the final day

Sep 18, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 16

Sep 17, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 15

Sep 16, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 14

Sep 15, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 13

Sep 14, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 12

Sep 13, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 11

Sep 12, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 10

Sep 11, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 9

Sep 10, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 8

Sep 9, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 7

Sep 8, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 6

Sep 7, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 5

Sep 6, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 4

Sep 5, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 3

Sep 4, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 2

Sep 3, 2018 in News

WCOOP 2018: All the news from Day 1

Sep 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

Poland’s Piotr Nurzynski shows surgeon’s precision to take down EPT Barcelona Main Event

Aug 27, 2018 in Uncategorized

Mikita Badziakouski bags another monster, wins €1.6m SHR at EPT Barcelona

Jul 15, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: John Cynn survives longest-ever final table to win $8.8 million and title

Jul 15, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Man with a plan Michael Dyer out in third

Jul 15, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Then and now (and in between): Jason Somerville

Jul 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Miles leapfrogs Dyer to take commanding lead into final day

Jul 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Cada can’t make it two, loses flip to bust in fifth

Jul 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Zobian out in sixth, takes $1.8 million but no regrets

Jul 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Five begin attempts to halt Michael Dyer’s wrecking ball

Jul 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Dyer has day to dream of as six remain in Main Event

Jul 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Party shifts from Amazon Room as Lynskey leaves in seventh

Jul 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Artem Metalidi takes the fall as Aram Zobian hits twice

Jul 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Labat and pocket kings, ‘They killed me but they saved me’

Jul 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Rowdy crowd descends on Vegas for Main Event finale

Jul 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Main Event final table player profiles

Jul 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: ‘Rigged’ final hand sets Main Event final table; Cada headlines

Jul 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Two Miles

Jul 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Is Hellmuth closing in on bracelet #15?

Jul 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Greenstein gets sixth as seven events play out

Jul 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: As England departs World Cup, a new hero emerges

Jul 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: From the archive: Anatomy of an elimination: Kassouf is finally silenced

Jul 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Big day!

Jul 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Zobian leads; Cada alive; France’s fine day continues with Labat and Loosli

Jul 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Short stories of long nights at the poker table

Jul 10, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: The process

Jul 10, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Power outage knocks out schedule as final stages loom

Jul 10, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: The Regulars, the Decorated and the Knockers

Jul 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Then and now: Jake Cody

Jul 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Team Pros swept away in calamitous Day 4

Jul 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Inside the ideas factory: Jason Somerville’s Run It Up Studios

Jul 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Good omens offer support to Andreas Kniep

Jul 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Attritional Day 4 in store as eyes shift from min to max-cash

Jul 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Stop, start, break, start, bubble for Hopkins

Jul 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Then and now: Barry Greenstein

Jul 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: A comprehensive guide to the World Series bubble through the ages

Jul 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: After stinging heads-up defeat in Macau, Aditya Agarwal regroups

Jul 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Field converges for bubble day…perhaps

Jul 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: The rough and tumble of Day 2

Jul 6, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Untangling the cake riddle and finding the formula to Liv Boeree’s heart

Jul 6, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Meet Muskan Sethi: India’s presidential poker ambassador

Jul 6, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: A return of the masses for the long slow dance

Jul 6, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Then and Now: Daniel Negreanu

Jul 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Why this exceptional tournament is actually bang average

Jul 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Records broken and Red Spades flying

Jul 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Fireworks exploding inside and out

Jul 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: An flippin’ fantastic way to enter a poker tournament

Jul 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Jeff Gross, a momentary pause of the perpetual motion

Jul 4, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Moneymaker surveys the world he created

Jul 4, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Fireworks, feasting and Day 1C of the Big Dance

Jul 4, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Negreanu continues preparations for a true players’ championship

Jul 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Then and Now: Andre Akkari

Jul 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: An exceptional Day 1A. Really. The numbers prove it

Jul 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: From the archive: Rio here, Rio there

Jul 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: Then and Now: Maria Konnikova

Jul 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

WSOP 2018: All systems go on ‘cattywumpus’ World Series Main Event

May 26, 2018 in Uncategorized

The Longest 12 Yards: Why England lose, and Germany always win

May 4, 2018 in Events

Nicolas Dumont steers steady course to EPT Monte Carlo title and Platinum Pass

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Apr 28, 2018 in Uncategorized

EPT Monte Carlo: Greenwood there from first to last, claims Super High Roller title

Mar 25, 2018 in Uncategorized

Wu’s resurrection denies Agarwal, seals APPT Macau title and Platinum Pass

Mar 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

APPT Macau: Foxen’s three days of dominance ends with Super High Roller title

Feb 15, 2018 in Features

Best of the Blog #1: The long, lonely walk of Matt Affleck

Jan 15, 2018 in Uncategorized

PCA 2018: Maria Lampropulos rides highs and low to triumph in Main Event

Jan 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

PCA 2018: Konnikova seals the deal as the Biggest Bluff pays off

Jan 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

Katz gets the cream as PCA 2018 kicks off with American 1-2-3

Dec 18, 2017 in Uncategorized

Sow tops Wheeler as PokerStars Championship Prague turns frosty and feisty

Oct 29, 2017 in Uncategorized

2017 ACOP: Yurasov cruises through High Roller for HK$3.5 million triumph

Oct 28, 2017 in Uncategorized

ACOP 2017: Lau leaps into spotlight with landmark Main Event title

Oct 28, 2017 in Uncategorized

2017 ACOP: Main Event final table player profiles

Oct 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

2017 ACOP: Superlative Lau tightens grip on Asia POY award

Oct 23, 2017 in Uncategorized

Fast holds firm against O’Dwyer to claim ACOP Super High Roller title