Sonny Bill Williams May Be Moving To Toronto

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2019

All Blacks World Championship rugby legend Sonny Bill Williams may very well be soon be headed in the direction of the Toronto Wolfpack. Rumours involving a multi-million-dollar deal and a 2-year contract with Wolfpack...Read More

Curling Canada Wants To Keep Experts At Home

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2019

Never mind the secret to success in sport and in coaching; trying to keep the expertise at home in the first place is a daunting task all of its own. But Curling Canada has a plan. And that plan involves embracing a co...Read More

Ben Affleck Spotted Playing Poker While Drunk In LA

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2019

Actor Ben Affleck is what one would call a highly functional alcoholic; or at least one in recovery, if he does stick to the plan of not allowing a recent roundabout with the bottle to completely derail his sobriety jo...Read More

Serghei Lisii Wins 2019 Battle Of Malta

Ben Hamill - October 26, 2019

The recent topless male dealer controversy aside, Poker’s Battle of Malta continues to break every conceivable popularity, number of entries, and instant money record out there; and this year for the 8th y...Read More

John Hashem Wins 2019 SIGA Poker Champs

Ben Hamill - October 08, 2019

He’s a master at his trade and would be fair to say that going up against Regina’s John Hashem would likely turn out a disaster to most players gutsy enough to challenge the player at his game of choice. The 2019 S...Read More

Louis Vuitton Designs LoL Worlds Trophy Case

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2019

There’s no denying the fact that we’re moving ever closer to a world where there will no longer be any distinction between the world of traditional sports and the world of eSports. The latest in a long line of exam...Read More

Beers Nervous & Excited About Lacrosse WC

Ben Hamill - September 24, 2019

Matt Beers has been playing National Lacrosse League for years. He is passionate about the game and describes himself as a “weekend warrior” for being able to play and practice mostly on weekends only since lacross...Read More

Mike Leah Wins 3rd WCOOP Title

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2019

Canadian Mike Leah is a king among kings of online Poker. Leah, who recently became dad to a brand new little addition to the Leah family, pulled a rabbit from the hat on September 4 when the Canadian won his third Wor...Read More

Richard Wins Bronze In Cliff Diving Series

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2019

Returning to competitive cliff diving after a prolonged recovery necessitated by an injury is a harrowing mental challenge. These are the words of Montreal professional cliff diver Lysanne Richard, after having won bro...Read More

Bhuga Crowned Fortnite Solo Finals Champion

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

North American Fortnite champion Kyle “Bhuga” Giersdorf may only be 16 years old, but he is now a wealthy 16-year-old thanks to his having won the Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals and $3 million in prize money. The competition ...Read More

DeBues-Stafford Shatters 34-Year Record

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

Canadian track and field champion Gabriela DeBues-Stafford isn’t only super fast out of the staring blocks, but she also has what it takes to keep up the pace, and for all of 1,500 metres to boot. The athlete recentl...Read More

Caleb Smidt Wins Calgary Sunday Showdown

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

Rodeo roping champion Caleb Smidt is a man among champions following his recent performance at the Calgary stampede rodeo. Smidt positively owned Showdown Sunday when he stuck it to not one, not two, but three former c...Read More

2019 WSOP Crowns Its First Female Champion

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

The 2019 World Series of Poker has crowned its very first female champion and event-winner. Veteran player Sue Faber (71) not only won her first career bracelet by having been the last player to leave the Event #71 $500 No-Limit Hold&rsqu...Read More

$888 Event Won By Former Fast Food Worker

Ben Hamill - July 06, 2019

As honourable as what an honest day’s work may be, whether its flipping burgers at a local fast-food joint or performing open-heart surgery, winning a gold bracelet and a load of cash still beats it all. Especially if your name is R...Read More

Canada’s Best Prepare For Pan Am Peru

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

The 2015 Pan Am games in Toronto saw Canada make podium a total of 27 times, with local athletes having laid claim to 11 gold medals, 7 silver and 9 bronze. It turned out to be a year to remember. This summer’s Pan A...Read More

John Hennigan Crowned World Seven Card Champ

Ben Hamill - June 21, 2019

John Hennigan is no newcomer to the worldwide Poker scene. In fact, the latest WSOP champion is now the holder of a smashing total of 6 World Series of Poker bracelets. Oh and he also got to leave with $245,451 tucked safely into the pock...Read More

Football Legend Bart Starr Dies Aged 85

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2019

Life and health just wasn’t the same after former Green Bay Packer star quarterback Bart Starr’s life-changing strokes and heart attack back in 2014. Bart Starr, confirmed his family and former team, has passed awa...Read More

Talking Food With Dream-Team Virtue And Moir

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2019

Canadian ice-skating duo Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue know all about making magic on ice, but what about life away from the competitions and the arena? Ever since the ice dancing pair became known as Canada’s dream-team, Canadians ha...Read More

Carlo Todaro Wins Spring PlayNow Poker Champ

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2019

Carlo Todaro was the official last man sitting down at the recent 2019 Spring PlayNow Poker Championship. The event was hosted by the Farmery Estate Brewery and culminated in a very grand $400 No-Limit Hold’em Big Blind Ante event. ...Read More

WSOP Poker Room Opens At Harrah’s Philadelphia

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Christmas came early this year. Just ask Harrah’s Casino Philadelphia, which has just opened its very own brand new and wonderfully grand World Series of Poker-branded room. 27 brand spanking new tables were on show at the grand ado...Read More

Team Canada The Team To Beat At Curling Champs

Ben Hamill - May 02, 2019

Canada lives to play another shot at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships thanks to star curling duo Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant’s recent stellar victory over Sweden. The pair made good work of their ...Read More

Negreanu Keen To Mix It Up This Season

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2019

Daniel Negreanu has an eventful time coming up. He’s marrying long-time sweetheart Amanda Leatherman on May 19, and will barely have time for a honeymoon before its time for the World Series of Poker that gets underway on May 29Read More

WSOP Kicks Out Catherine Valdes

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2019

Social media celebrity Catherine “catrific” Valdes has expressed her deep dissatisfaction at the manner in which she was allegedly treated on the weekend by a World Series of Poker official at the World Series of Poker Bally&r...Read More

Ben Palmer Wins Venetian’s First WPT Event

Ben Hamill - April 01, 2019

The only thing better than winning a World Poker Tour main event, is winning a World Poker Tour main event at your favourite Las Vegas casino. Just ask Ben Palmer. Palmer recently won the very first WPT main event hosted by the Venetian i...Read More

R.J. Barrett USA Today’s Player Of The Year

Ben Hamill - March 26, 2019

If Canadian basketball champion R.J. Barrett knows how to do anything, then it’s how to score. And scoring in every sense of the word, both on and off the basketball court. 18-year old Barrett has just been named Bas...Read More

Vinicius Lima Wins WSOP Borgata Open Final

Ben Hamill - March 20, 2019

It’s a tournament that started out with 1,415 entries; with each player as hopeful and as determined as the next to make it to the final table. Last Wednesday, one month after the first of the cards were dealt, it was finally time f...Read More

eSports Continues to Set New Records

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2019

eSports are definitely here to stay. The competitive gaming industry has boomed over the past ten years, and its reach has exploded to reach a much larger scope than even industry analysts ever could have imagined. Although organized con...Read More

Canada Takes 2nd and 3rd At Four Continents

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2019

If Canada’s sportsmen and sportswomen know how to do anything with absolute grace, then it’s how to make their way across a slippery icy landscape. Two Canadian ice dance duo’s finished in second and third positi...Read More

Brooke Henderson Hoping for a Great Golfing Year

Ben Hamill - January 18, 2019

No matter where she goes nowadays, everybody recognizes Brooke Henderson. The 21 year old Smith Falls, Ontario native has rocketed her way up the international golf rankings over the past few years – but despite that...Read More

Ramon Colillas Takes Home $25k PSPC Win

Ben Hamill - January 16, 2019

With every level that passed in the $25,000 PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC), the stakes grew even higher for those still in the running for the grand prize. A group of 38 participants reached the second last day of action on Januar...Read More

Canadian Sports Predictions For 2019

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

With the start of a new year comes another twelve action-packed months for the world of Canadian sports. 2019 will no doubt be filled with new possibilities, big hopes and dreams, successes, heartbreaks, and everything...Read More

Finland’s Surprise Win Over the Canadian World Juniors

Ben Hamill - January 05, 2019

It’s a rare event for a Canadian team to be on the losing end of a hockey game. Unfortunately, however, victories are never possible one hundred percent of the time, and a broken hockey stick ended up breaking the Ca...Read More

Lind And The Canadian Curling Conundrum

Ben Hamill - December 30, 2018

It’s all about doing what is considered to be impossible; being part of the group that finally achieves what has been out of their reach for the longest time. This, according to Canadian Curling champion J.D. Lind, is why he made th...Read More

Steve Spunt Wins 2nd WSOP Gold Ring At The Bike

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2018

There’s no stopping 58-year old Steve Spunt now. Not now that he’s won his second World Series of Poker Circuit gold ring at The Bike. And of course, lest we forget, $174,055 in prize money; the most to date for winning a main...Read More

Two-Time WSOP Master Thor Hansen Dies

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2018

Legendary Norwegian Poker player Thor Hansen was a legend in his own right. A regular on the scene, Hansen quickly acquired the honourable nickname of the “Godfather of Poker”. Sadly, after a 6-year long battle with cancer, Ha...Read More

Jennifer Jones Makes Career-Defining Shot

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2018

“Oh really? That’s kind of cool.” This was the response offered by four-time Canada Cup curling champion Jennifer Jones after having been informed that she had just made one of the best shots of her career, as we...Read More

Tony Miles Takes On Reality TV

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2018

Prop bets are all the rage right now, and Poker players have bought into the fad in a big way. To want to better and challenge one’s self is never a negative thing, and so the media is joining in on the fun by reporting on every lit...Read More

Caribbean Party Poker Rocks the Bahamas

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2018

Partypoker’s Caribbean Party Poker series is off to a great start, having kicked off on November 9. The series will run all the way until November 17 at Baha Mar in the Bahamas, which of course is the ideal setting for a few rounds ...Read More

Critics Accuse Transwoman Cyclist of Cheating

Ben Hamill - October 19, 2018

A transgender Canadian woman has recently won the Cycling World Championship in Los Angeles, bringing immense pride to local fans of the sport. However, some critics have now accused Dr Rachel McKinnon, t...Read More

Dean Walsh Wins DeepStacks Main Event

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2018

The was packed with action this year, playing out at Casino Yellowhead from September 29 all the way through to October 8. Over the course of the 10-day tourney, seven events played out,...Read More

Lefebvre Claims Top Spot at SIGA 2018

Ben Hamill - October 12, 2018

The first week of October always signifies the start of the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) Poker Championship for Canada’s most passionate players. The premier event on SIGA’s calendar each year, ...Read More

Real Madrid Struggles Without Ronaldo

Ben Hamill - October 07, 2018

For the first time in ten years, Real Madrid has played 3 straight games without scoring a single goal. And for insiders, the reason is clear; Cristiano Ronaldo is no longer with Los Blancos, after signing with Juventu...Read More

Record Attendance at the 2018 Fall PNPC

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2018

Over the past couple of years, the PlayNow Poker Championship (PNPC) has been establishing a reputation for itself as an essential stop on the Canadian poker tourney schedule. The bi-annual event takes place once in sprin...Read More

Canadians Scoop $800k at WCOOP Tourneys

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2018

Fans of already know that in September, the iconic World Championship of Online Poker (or WCOOP) swings around. Players are offered a chance to scoop humongous guarantees and ultimate gaming glory while battling it out a...Read More

Poker Masters Pros Talk Top Amateur Leaks

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2018