Dani “Ansky” Stern ripped off in Casino Barcelona Poker Game?

Casino poker rooms around the world have some little nuances in their rules that can lead to controversy. And there’s no better example of this than a recent story involving Dani “Ansky” Stern, who claims to have been ripped off at Casino Barcelona. It’s a rather long story – as is any poker hand where […]

John Juanda quits Poker to be Pro Prop Bettor

Any time you don’t hear about a poker pro who earned their fame during the boom years, it’s natural to assume that they’ve gone busto. So is this the case with John Juanda, a guy who isn’t discussed much in (American) poker circles any longer? Absolutely not, and the former high-stakes star is now making […]

Doug Polk, Doc Sands might Fight for $500,000

Are we set for the next great poker prop bet? Doug Polk and David “Doc” Sands have expressed interest in boxing each other for $500,000. This isn’t a done deal yet, but tweets from Polk certainly leave some hope. Check out the tweets below: “Today @Doc_Sands asked to fight me for 500k, I said yes. […]

Footballer Jamie Vardy takes Heat over Poker Game Racial Slur

Jamie Vardy, who played a key role in saving Leicester City’s Premier League season last year, is now in trouble over a racist rant at a local poker room. The striker called an Asian observer a “Jap” after being told that the man had been looking at his cards. Vardy then proceeded to approached the […]

Daniel Negreanu: 99.9% Sure Vegas will have NHL Hockey – Eyes Owner’s Box

For almost a year now, a group led by businessman William Foley has been trying to get an NHL hockey team in Las Vegas. And 6-time WSOP champion Daniel Negreanu has been a large part of this effort, even leading a season ticket drive that generated an impressive 13,000 pre-sales. But it appears that Negreanu’s […]

GVC ditches Amaya, makes $1.55b Bid to buy Bwin.Party

Not long ago, it was thought that 888 Holdings had pretty much wrapped up their bid to buy for £898.3 million ($1.4 billion). However, it’s now looking like this is an open competition to buy since GVC has jumped back into the mix with a £1 billion offer ($1.55b). In the original bidding […]

Antonio Esfandiari is finally learning Poker Strategy – $26.5 Million Later

Antonio Esfandiari has earned almost $26.5 million in live tournament winnings and 3 WSOP gold bracelet, so you’d think that the guy has spent some pretty heavy time learning poker strategy. However, the truth is that, at age 36, he’s just beginning to study the game more. The 2012 Big One for ONE DROP winner […]

Phil Ivey finishes 2015 WSOP with No Cashes – First Time since skipping 2011 WSOP

The 2015 WSOP definitely won’t go down among Phil Ivey’s greatest poker achievements. That’s because the 10-time WSOP champion failed to cash even once at the Rio this summer. A huge reason why is because he didn’t play in a tournament until the Event #61 $111,111 High Roller for ONE DROP. Ivey made a strong […]

Jamie Gold earns Largest Cash at 2015 WSOP since Main Event Victory

Jamie Gold attained instant poker superstardom after winning the 2006 WSOP Main Event along with $12 million. To this day, his payout remains the largest for a Main Event champion. Nevertheless, Gold’s poker skills have become somewhat of a joke over the last decade. That said, he’s working on ending this joke with his recent […]

Travis Baker takes Nap after 2015 WSOP Seniors Victory

The Seniors Hold’em Championship has definitely become one of the more-popular annual events at the World Series of Poker. And this year was certainly no different, with 4,193 players turning out for the 2015 WSOP $1,000 Seniors Championship. This year, the standout player was definitely Travis Baker, who blazed through the final table in little […]