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Forrest, Matusow trade Barbs over Unpaid Prop Bet

It seems like Mike “The Mouth” Matusow never stays away from controversy for long. And when things are relatively quiet on the Matusow front, people can just dig into his past to cause more drama. Case in point, Ted Forrest is pissed about the fact that Matusow has yet to pay back $1.7 million from […]

Roland de Wolfe accused of cheating Investor out of £10m

Roland de Wolfe, who became famous for winning poker’s Triple Crown, is being accused of helping cheat an investor out of £10 million. Iraj Parvizi, a trader from Dubai, claims that de Wolfe and fellow poker player Josh Gould talked him into betting more money, only to split winnings after the games. Furthermore, Parvizi is […]

“Molly’s Game” Movie Deal?

Wouldn’t it be fitting for a book about Hollywood celebrities playing underground poker games to be turned into a movie? This is exactly what Molly Bloom, author of Molly’s Game, is in the process of doing. The poker hostess to the stars revealed in a recent interview that there’s some definite interest in turning her […]

Poker Skills that relate to picking up Women

Sitting at a poker table for hours in what’s a male-dominated game doesn’t exactly seem like the best way to pick up women. Sure, making big profits from the tables definitely appeals to some ladies. But does the pure essence of a poker player really attract women? According to the Mirror it does as they […]

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Director gone after Overlay Disaster

Following a highly successful year where the 2013 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) Main Event attracted almost $12 million in prize pool money, this year’s version was a disaster. The 2014 SHRPO guaranteed a $10 million prize pool, only to generate $7.5 million from the payers. This left Seminole Hard Rock needing to cover […]

Poker vs. Video Games: What is a Sport?

For decades, ESPN has been covering the World Series of Poker. And this coverage by a leading sports network is part of what creates ambiguity regarding whether or not poker is a sport. A writer recently called this into question while ranting about ESPN’s lack of coverage for e-sports (video games). The writer, Jeffrey Grubb […]

Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak discuss New Show “Underground Poker”

Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak are definitely one of the most entertaining duos in poker. And now the two are set to star in their own TV show on the Discovery Channel. “Underground Poker,” which debuts on Wednesday, September 10th at 10:00pm, will show Esfandiari and Laak traveling to different cities while looking for juicy […]

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. […]