Chris Moneymaker on Weight: “I’d really kind of let myself go”

While Chris Moneymaker is no doughboy, he’s also not going to fool anybody into thinking that he’s a fitness model. But the 2003 WSOP Main Event champ has recently been inspired to change his lifestyle and drop some pounds. Moneymaker blogged about the matter while discussing a recent trip to the Bahamas. The Atlantis Hotel […]

Jason Somerville leaving Ultimate Poker

What a bad year to be a sponsored poker pro! Just yesterday we discussed how Joe Cada and PokerStars parted ways. Now there’s word that Jason Somerville may be leaving Ultimate Poker within the next week. This news comes as somewhat of a shock because Somerville just started doing the second season of his “RunItUp” […]

Will Reynolds, Ultimate Poker Clash over Alleged YouTube Views Scandal

Months after being dropped by his former sponsor, Ultimate Poker, William Reynolds recently bashed the Nevada-based site. Reynolds began spewing hate after UP announced their decision to pull out of New Jersey by tweeting: No surprise to see @UltimatePoker pull out of NJ.. They care more about YouTube videos that @dustiniannotti buys fake views for […]

All Joe Cada wanted was 100% Rakeback – PokerStars said No

For most poker sites, having a popular Main Event champion like Joe Cada represent their brand in exchange for 100% rakeback would be an enthusiastic “yes.” But in the case between Joe Cada and PokerStars, it was a simple no. As the 2009 Main Event winner explained through twitter, he asked for his old 100% […]

Joe Cada and PokerStars Cut Ties

After winning a six-handed NLHE event and final tabling two other tournaments at the 2014 WSOP, Joe Cada’s star is burning pretty bright this year. This being said, it’s all the more puzzling that PokerStars cut ties with the 2009 WSOP Main Event champion. Cada announced the news himself by tweeting: Thanks! Poker Stars and […]

WSOP finally makes Greg Merson Sponsorship Official

For much of the summer, there was speculation that Greg Merson had signed a deal with This speculation was fueled by the fact that Merson was tweeting about playing on the site and instagramming screenshots of WSOP’s virtual felt. But for some reason, both parties held off on making an official announcement that the […]

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 […]