Is Multi-Tabling messing with your Mind?

For the past several years, many online poker pros have wondered if multi-tabling is messing with their mind. After all, the long-term effect of playing anywhere from 8 to 24 tables simultaneously hasn’t been studied. Even still, poker players don’t appear likely to slow down any time soon – especially when the profits from multi-tabling […]

Andrea Dato explains why Italian Poker Players have to move

Italy has produced a number of notable poker pros, including Max Pescatori, Luca Pagano and Dario Minieri. But according to Italian poker pro Andrea Dato, Itay isn’t a very good place for professionals to live. Dato, who’s fresh off a fourth place finish at EPT Barcelona ($481,299), says that limited stakes and high taxes are […]

Sponsorless Nacho Barbero, Angel Guillen talk Poker in their Countries

It hasn’t been long since PokerStars dropped Angel Guillen and Jose “Nacho” Barbero from their roster of sponsored pros. So are both players bitter and angry at Stars? If so, they did a great job of hiding it by showing up to EPT Barcelona and talking about how popular poker is in their respective countries. […]

Olivier Busquet refuses to talk Political T-Shirts

It’s been several days now since Olivier Busquet and Dan Colman rocked the EPT Barcelona High Roller with their political t-shirts. Busquet sported a “Save Gaza” shirt while Colman had a “Free Palestine” shirt, inciting some backlash from players and PokerStars. CardPlayer Lifestyle’s Robbie Strazynski was among the outraged as he tweeted, “Doesn’t matter what […]

Ivey and Antonius offer Invaluable Poker Advice

If there’s anybody that you’d want to take online poker advice from, it’s definitely Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius. After all, these two have earned more money than anybody else in online poker cash games. The two skilled pros recently met to offer some tips to players on how they study poker. Ivey says that […]

Are College and Poker very much alike?

For high school graduates, college and poker seem to be about opposites. After all, college is seen as the safer path for those who want to get an education and move on to a good, stable job. Becoming an online poker pro, on the other hand, is considered a much riskier endeavor because a small […]

Negreanu offers Million Dollar Prop Bet that he could beat 25/50 Cash

It’s become commonplace for online poker players to question the skills of live pros who make their living through tournaments/sponsorship deals. Daniel Negreanu certainly isn’t immune to this type of thing either, and some twitter followers called out his cash-game skills. The story began when people offered their opinions of Negreanu’s play on ESPN’s 2014 […]

PokerStars may be cleaning House with Sponsored Pros

PokerStars recently got rid of three sponsored pros in Angel Guillen, Jose “Nacho” Barbero and Humberto “Shark” Brenes. The popular speculation here is that the timing has lots to do with Amaya Gaming, the Canadian company that recently bought Stars for $4.9 billion. This assumption would definitely make sense for Brenes, who is a poker […]

Ryan Riess balls against Other Celebrities in Nike 3-on-3 Game

Ryan Riess is certainly enjoying the benefits of his poker fame after winning the 2013 WSOP Main Event. The poker pro was invited to play in Josh Hutcherson’s celebrity basketball game at the Nike L.A. 3-on-3 event. Riess suited up alongside the Hunger Games star himself and former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens. This definitely […]

Guo Meimei – China’s Molly Bloom – busted for Poker Operation

If you thought that the “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom’s story of hosting high stakes poker games was good, then you should definitely check out Guo Meimei’s tale. A social media magnet in China who has over 2 million followers, Meimei was recently arrested and charged with running an illegal gambling operation. The 23-year-old says that […]