This summer at the 2012 WSOP, there will be the first ever $1 Million buy-in tournament. Called the “Big One for One Drop”, 11.11% of each buy-in will go to charity. In addition, the winner will be awarded a platinum bracelet for taking down the field. While this is a great idea for a charity »
In a move that surprised few, Federated Sports and Gaming announced on Wednesday that they had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. FS+G are the current owners of the Heartland Poker Tour and the owners of the Epic Poker League. The EPL is a professional poker league that was created by former WSOP Commissioner Jeffrey »
Betfair announced on Monday that 2008 WSOP Main Event Champion Peter Eastgate is the newest member of Team Betfair Poker. Eastgate begin to make appearances for the online poker site starting at the 2012 WSOP Main Event in July.
Peter Eastgate signs with Betfair Poker
If you remember, Eastgate won the 2008 WSOP and become one of »
In December, we reported that 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion Jonathan Duhamel was the victim of a home invasion where he was beaten, tied up, and robbed. Among the items taken was some cash, his 2010 WSOP Main Event bracelet and a Rolex watch.
Duhamel's bracelet was found by a street sweeper.
The Rolex and about half »
Four-time WSOP bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu is well known for being highly outspoken regarding many things in the poker world. He is also known for being very critical and outspoken regarding Annie Duke whose brother Howard Lederer was one of the owners of Full Tilt Poker.
As you know, Full Tilt Poker owes close to $400 »
Jason Somerville broke though in 2011 and took down his first WSOP bracelet by winning a $1,000 NL Hold’em Event. While his $493,091 prize was the largest score in his professional poker career, it may not be the biggest breakthrough in his life. In a recent blog posted by Somerville, the former WSOP bracelet winner »
Bad players at the poker table, also known as fish, are going to be your biggest source of profits at the table. As such, you need to know the best ways to take advantage of their poor play. Here are a few tips to help you fleece the fish at your table.
You have to find »
The poker world was shocked to discover that WSOP single season cashes record holder Nikolay Evdakov passed away on Monday at the age of 47. Edvakov put himself on the poker map in 2008 when he cashed a record ten times at the WSOP. The very next year, Edvakov cashed another five times, plus another »
The most common mistake the recreational poker player makes is to play too many hands. Pre flop mistakes end up costing you a lot of money. In the short run they might get you involved in a hand that costs you your whole stack. In the long run you are going to be losing money »
WSOP officials earlier today released the schedule for the 2012 WSOP. The 2012 WSOP will be held from May 27th through July 16th 2012 at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
The battle for the bracelets starts May 27th.
This year, a total of 61 bracelet events will comprise the schedule with every »