Jennifer Harman Hosting Charity Tournament in Reno

March 3, 2009

Poker pro and 2-time kidney transplant recipient, Jennifer Harman will be running the 2009 Jennifer Harman Charity Poker Tournament beginning on Tuesday, March 10th, at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.  The event, sponsored by Curtis and Co. Watches and Dream Team Poker will have it’s proceeds go to the National Kidney Foundation, an organization very close to Harman’s heart. Read more

Ziigmund Beats Antonius for 3 Quarters of a Million Dollars

March 3, 2009

During high stakes Mixed HA action last night at Full Tilt Poker, Ziigmund took Patrik Antonius for a whopping $785,000. Read more

Ziimund and Phil Ivey Engage in Another Colossal Coin Flip

February 27, 2009

In an occurrence reminiscent of something they did back in January, Ziigmund and Phil Ivey again yesterday agreed to push all their chips in preflop to engage in another coin flip of epic proportions.  The action took place during a $500/$1000 heads up match on Full Tilt Poker as they were ending a grueling session against one another.  Here is a copy Read more

Possible Super User Scandal on Full Tilt Poker

February 26, 2009

There is a currently unsubstantiated rumor circulating on the poker forums regarding suspicions of a super user who has in the past played by the name TexasLimitKing.  This player has enjoyed a high rate of success against the top players on the site and then mysteriously vanished. Read more

Ivey Wins $1.1 Million in One Day

February 25, 2009

Among his peers, Phil Ivey is regarded as the best all around poker player in the world.  Whether it’s live or on the virtual felt, this man is a winner, amassing a net worth most people can only fantasize about.  He doesn’t discriminate either as he is as dominant playing no limit hold em as he is playing any of the Omaha or Stud games.  The main is simply the best there is. Read more

Hansen vs. Jorgensen Boxing Match Results

February 23, 2009

As we previously reported, as part of the launching of his newest business endeavor, Gus Hansen challenged fellow countryman Theo Jorgensen to a boxing match which would coincide with the launch of Hansen’s new internet portal Gus TV.

The match took place last Saturday, February 21st in Copenhagen and featured Read more

Durrrr’s Challenge is Officially Underway

February 20, 2009

After weeks of speculation as to when it would actually begin, Durrrr’s Challenge officially kicked off last night as he squared off against Patrik Antonius at the beginning of the first round.  To refresh your memory, as he will be doing against all of his opponents, Tom is laying $1,500,000 to Patrik Antonius $500,000 that Patrik will not be able beat him over Read more

PokerStars SCOOP 2009

February 19, 2009

Every year PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker room holds the World Championship of Online Poker, or as it’s more commonly called, WCOOP.  This events draws a who’s who of the poker community and even amateurs get deeply involved. However, players with small bankrolls tend to miss out on the excitement generated and can only participate as railbirds. Read more

Ivey Cleans up on President’s Day

February 17, 2009

President’s Day was a holiday in the United States but it was not at all a holiday at Full Tilt Poker’s biggest cash game tables as all of the top players were on hand trying to make some money during their regular working hours. As with most days, the action was fierce with Phil Ivey and Durrrr facing off in a heads up PLO table in addition Read more

Amid Confusion, PokerStars Deals 25 Billionth Hand

February 17, 2009

As reported last week, PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker site was on the verge of a major milestone as they prepared to deal their 25 billionth hand. The winner of the milestone hand was set to walk away with cash and prizes totaling over $155,000.   Well, this past weekend, the hand was dealt but it happened under a bit of controversy as to the table players.  According to a statement by the site, the confusion Read more

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