WSOP Edging Nearer Pennsylvania Online Poker Entry

Ben Hamill - June 02, 2020

The fight for the keys to the legalised online Poker kingdom in the US state of Pennsylvania is officially good and proper on. And as these things go, current one-man monopoly show PokerStars may soon have competition in the persona of th...Read More

WSOP Super Circuit Online Series Sets New Record

Ben Hamill - April 30, 2020

Unprecedented times call for creative measures. And creativity often-times leads to unexpected positive outcomes. This certainly appears to be the case with the upcoming Super Circuit Online Series, to be presented in partnership with on...Read More

WSOP Yet To Confirm 2020 Series Cancellation

Ben Hamill - April 12, 2020

Save for a global health pandemic that has caused nearly 2,000 deaths in a single day in the US alone, there is probably nothing quite as paralysing as uncertainty and the inability to plan for the future. And the r’s supposed inabi...Read More

Andrew “DrDisRespect” Dean Wins WSOP 15

Ben Hamill - March 31, 2020

A little over two weeks ago the launched its own tailor-made response to covid-19 and a global lockdown: an 18-ring online series consisting of as many events for all online players residing within the borders of Nevada, Delaware and New...Read More

Coronavirus Scare - WSOP May Call Off Tour

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2020

It’s absolutely mind-blowing to even try to begin to understand the sheer scope of the trail of collateral damage currently being created by the dreaded Coronavirus (). And the industry’s most at risk are those reliant on larg...Read More

WSOP Announces Feb 25 Online Poker Tour

Ben Hamill - February 23, 2020

This February 25 is the big day. Also known as the opening day to one of the most exciting online Poker tournaments of the year. The online tournament kicks off in a couple of days’ time, and this year, a cool total of 13 online to...Read More

Galfond Calls Off Poker Challenge

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2020

Self-professed Pot-Limit Omaha expert and 3-time bracelet winner Phil Galfond used to own a Manhattan apartment with an in-built custom-designed slippery slide for those no-stair days. You know the kind. But these days the creator of Run...Read More

WSOP 2020 Schedule Unchanged Despite Coronavirus Threat

Ben Hamill - February 03, 2020

The organizers of the 2020 recently revealed that the event would be postponed until further notice following the Coronavirus outbreak that started in China earlier this year. Following this, Poker players have been rightly concerned abou...Read More

WSOP Announces 2020 Value Menu Schedule

Ben Hamill - January 25, 2020

The has been working relentlessly and tirelessly at trying to make larger events more accessible and more affordable for players who don’t necessarily play Poker for a living. The recent announcement regarding the schedule for the ...Read More

Maurice Hawkins Voices WSOP Gripes

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2019

Maurice Hawkins isn’t afraid to speak from the heart. This is something that has awarded the WSOP champ his fair share of friends as well as haters. With that having been said, when a 13-time WSOP gold ring winner de...Read More

WSOP Announces New International Stops

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2019

Going big on international circuit stops has been a dream tirelessly pursued by the WSOP over the course of recent years. And it now seems as if all of the Poker giant’s hard work has started to pay off in a huge way...Read More

WSOP Circuit To Hit Bicycle Casino On November 30th

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2019

A bout of fantastic news on the competition Poker front is that the legendary World Series of Poker Circuit will be making its return to the famous Bicycle Casino in California at the end of November. The event promise...Read More

The Best of WSOP Europe

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2019

You simply have to love Poker for the stories. And the best of these are the stories told by winners after having clinched tournaments and main events. It was no different at the most recent World Series of Poker Europ...Read More

Alexandros Kolonias Wins 2019 WSOP Europe

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2019

Alexandros Kolonias not only triumphed over his opponents to go on to win the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Europe main event and the stellar €1,133,678 in super 1st place prize money, but the star Pok...Read More

Michael Lech Wins Big Again

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2019

Poker-pro Michael Lech has done it again. His latest WSOPC Mexico win brings his impressive career accolades to 7 rings nabbed in a total of 5 countries. Michael achieved his latest record win when he finished in 1Read More

Strauss Declared Unfit For Terrorism Trial

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2019

Kenneth Strauss may have been the author of his own demise by setting in motion a chain of events that ultimately culminated in his pulling down his pants and revealing all during a WSOP main event in Las Vegas, as wel...Read More

WSOP Launches New High-Stakes Poker App

Ben Hamill - October 10, 2019

The World Series Of Poker is going on all in on the big money on its official app. And that’s not overstating the entire business in the least, unless one considers buy-ins to the tune of $15 million and $40 million ...Read More

Poker’s Bardah Confirms Survivor Entry

Ben Hamill - September 16, 2019

Poker-pro and WSOP bracelet winner Ronnie Bardah is more than just a hoody and a pair of shades, and he’s out to prove it Survivor style. The main event casher-in has announced that he has officially gained entry int...Read More

Backers Claim Ivey’s WSOP Money Is Theirs

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2019

Whether or not Ivey-style shenanigans are at play is anyone’s guess but backers Daniel Cates and IIIya Trincher have filed an objection to the Borgata Casino garnishee attachment order that saw more the more than $12...Read More

Daniel Negreanu Selling WSOPE Investment Package Again

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2019

Those still worried about whether or not Poker legend Daniel Negreanu has waved the WSOP farewell for good can catch a breather. Despite his having recently left the ranks of PokerStars’ Team Pro and his vocalised di...Read More

More Events And Bracelets At WSOP Europe

Ben Hamill - September 08, 2019

The World Series of Poker Europe is currently underway and players who were up until now going this way and that with the idea of joining in all the while wondering whether there will this year be enough on the menu to appease the hunger...Read More

WSOP “Flasher” Lands Himself In Hot Water

Ben Hamill - September 08, 2019

Exposing the crown jewels in public is bad enough, but a flash and a throwing about of shoes with a generous serving of terrorist-like behaviour on the side is sufficient to get any US federal judge hot under the colla...Read More

Ryan Dunn Wins Poker bestbet Summer Warm Up

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2019

The WSOP and European Poker Tours aren’t the only Poker tournaments offering some pretty decent buy-ins and prize pools. A lot is happening stateside too, with the popular Poker room bestbet Jacksonville having very ...Read More

Nick Marchington’s WSOP Winnings Unfrozen

Ben Hamill - September 01, 2019

Brit Nick Marchington’s ordeal with former backer C. Biscuit Stables appears to be something of the past, or at least for now. The young Poker pro is now finally able to take his recent WSOP winnings home after the f...Read More

MPN’s UCOP To Make A September Return

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2019

The Microgaming Poker Network is doing its bit for passionate lovers of the game and its legendary flagship tournament series, namely the Universal Championship of Poker (UCOP) will be making its return for the 5t...Read More

Phil Ivey’s WSOP Winnings Seized

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

The Borgata may not have completely gotten its own back following the 2012 Baccarat edge sorting scam pulled off by disgraced Poker player Phil Ivey and partner-in-crime Kelly Cheung Yin, but it did at least recover a ...Read More

WSOP-C Set To Return To Canada In August

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2019

More good news prevails as the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOP-C) prepares to make its return to Canada. The circuit will be visiting the country for its second international stop for the year and seven tournaments will be played at P...Read More

WSOP Changes Causing Upset

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

Rake and re-entries will mean the end of the World Series of Poker as we know it, and ultimately, also of the big grind. So say some of Poker’s most respected and celebrated pro-players following the latest announced development, be...Read More

Marchington Sued Following WSOP Performance

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2019

Nick Marchington is no ordinary British youngster. The 21 year old also happens to be one of Poker’s most promising WSOP future-champions, and anyone looking in from the outside would be easily fooled by the shiny exterior of the yo...Read More

MPN To Run Special Cash Mountain Promotion

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2019

Eager to make the final warm days of summer last? Microgaming’s Poker Network (MPN) is too. The casino giant has just announced its second cash game leaderboard promotion for the year and its all about a race to the summit and makin...Read More

What The Rules Really Say About Chip Counts

Ben Hamill - August 04, 2019

The WSOP’s rulebook is quite clear about what should happen when a player goes all-in and a discrepancy then arises as to the actual chip count. But even thought the rules are there for good and obvious reason, they aren’t alw...Read More

PokerStars Trials All-In Cash Out Feature

Ben Hamill - August 03, 2019

Insurance protection may be considered to be just another way in which the house ultimately wins when it comes to playing Blackjack, but when it comes to equity protection when talking Poker, and especially when cash players come to the p...Read More

Poker’s Kevin “Racks” Roster Has Died

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

Poker lover and all-round good guy Kevin “Racks” Roster has passed away. Roster was in 2017 diagnosed as suffering from sarcoma, a particularly unforgiving form of cancer. But instead of lying down and waiting for the inevitab...Read More

WSOP Deep Stack Event Ends On a High

Ben Hamill - July 28, 2019

It’s a common complaint among WSOP participants that once the final Vegas table has been cleared, everyone is left wondering what to do next; much like the mind’s refusal to accept that an award-winning television series won&r...Read More

Backer Exposes Maurice Hawkins On Twitter

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2019

Poker-pro and record 13-time WSOP gold ring winner Maurice Hawkins isn’t quite as fond of paying his dues as what he is of raking in the money. At least not if what Poker backer and restaurant man Randy Garcia recently posted on Twi...Read More

Two New Inclusions In Poker’s Hall Of Fame

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2019

It’s a glorious set of recognitions that have been a long time in the making. We’re referring of course to two of WSOP’s own recently having been included in the Poker Hall of Fame. The World Series of Poker main event w...Read More

Hossein Ensan Wins $10M In WSOP Main Event

Ben Hamill - July 20, 2019

Germany’s Hossein Ensan is a man not only artistically versed in the faculty of calling the bluff but also of embodying the bluff in such a way that he is regarded as being an altogether unreadable force to contend with. A combinati...Read More

Negreanu’s New Record Not What He Hoped For

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Such is the story that seems to have attached itself; and rather unwantedly so; to Poker-pro Daniel Negreanu. Thanks to Keith Tilston’s Event #83 $100,000 High Roller victory, Negreanu is now ...Read More

WSOP Raises $693,306 For One Drop Charity

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

That the World Series of Poker recently did for safe-drinking water charity One Drop is much more than what the Little One For One Drop name of the special Poker event tends to suggest. The event attracted the second-biggest field of play...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

WSOP Main Event May Make History Yet

Ben Hamill - July 10, 2019

Who here dares challenge the Poker supremacy of the WSOP? And if anyone had this somewhere hidden in the back of their minds, they had better reconsider their view on the matter. The WSOP $10,000 No-Limit Main Event has always been a top ...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

WSOP Honours Poker’s Best At First Fifty

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

The World Series of Poker’s First Fifty Honours event celebrates Poker’s very best. The special celebration was hosted over the weekend and two of Poker’s very best were honoured for their service to the game. Daniel Neg...Read More

WSOP-C To Make Its Return To Canada Soon

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

If it’s a coveted World Series of Poker C-ring you’re after, then Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake is the place to be from August 18th all the way through September 2nd. The WSOP Circuit is making its r...Read More

Bookies Announce Props For WSOP Main Event

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

Whoever assumed that the bookies are only interested on offering bets on sports events have it all wrong. In fact, there are few things as exciting as a good old prop bet. Prop bets are wagered on everything from politics to Prince Harry&...Read More

Amanda Baker On Money, Titles And Sexism

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2019

World Series of Poker (WSOP) champion Amanda Baker isn’t someone who necessarily enjoys the limelight. In fact, Baker prefers to fly under the radar. This doesn’t mean that she doesn’t put up a regular stellar performanc...Read More

Ari Engel Wins His First WSOP Gold Bracelet

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

There’s something to be said for persistence. Just ask long-time grinder Ari Engel. Engel, originally from Canada, has over the course of his 15-year pro-Poker career managed to win 9 gold rings, but this is the very first time ever...Read More

John Hennigan Crowned World Seven Card Champ

Ben Hamill - June 26, 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

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

Media Personalities Realise WSOP Dream

Ben Hamill - June 16, 2019

Prominent Poker media personalities Robbie Strazynski and Lane Anderson were fans of the game before they were industry professionals. Playing at the World Series of Poker, or WSOP, has long been a dream for both of them, and this is the ...Read More

WSOP Big 50 Event Sets A New Record

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

The World Series of Poker is celebrating 50 years in business, and the birthday celebrations have made the record books. The Big 50 event has been confirmed as having attracted more players to single live tournament than any other event i...Read More

Poker Community Pays Tribute To Gavin Smith

Ben Hamill - June 10, 2019

The worldwide Poker community is well known for its generous nature when it comes to looking after its own. When the news broke of pro-player Gavin Smith’s passing in January of this year, it wasn’t too long before fellow play...Read More

Kane Kalas Announces His WSOP Prop Bets

Ben Hamill - May 30, 2019

Prop bets. They put the wild and wacky fun into bets. And what with 50th anniversary of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) now right around the corner, we’re seeing a fair share of these popping up all over the show. If any...Read More

WSOP Celebrates 50 Years With Special Event

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

It’s difficult to believe that the World Series of Poker has been doing its thing for going on half of a century! As part of its 50-year anniversary celebrations, the WSOP will be hosting a special First Fifty Honours and Dinner. Th...Read More

Tim Adams Wins WSOPE High-Roller Event

Ben Hamill - May 16, 2019

Tim Adams is a man with a solid plan. And best of all is that he’s one of our own. The Canadian player recently showed the world exactly what he was made of by winning the 2019 World Series of Poker European Tour’s €25,00...Read More

Exciting Times On The WSOP Scene

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2019

There’s been much movement on the World Series of Poker (WSOP) scene. For one, Maurice Hawkins has managed to do what most other players can only dream of, by having secured a record 13th World Series of Poker Circuit gol...Read More

WSOPC Announces The New Stops-Schedule

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2019

Behold the 2019/2020 schedule for the US World Series of Poker Circuit. Behold it and weep, especially if you’ve never had the pleasure of upping the blind ante yourself. Once you’re done weeping for time lost and never to be ...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

Maurice Hawkins Wins 12th WSOP Gold Ring

Ben Hamill - April 30, 2019

Pro-poker champ Maurice Hawkins is a man with a plan. Hawkins recently walked away $44,297 the richer after he out-played, outwitted and outlasted 319 of his contemporaries at the 2019 World Series of Poker Circuit Harra’s Cherokee ...Read More

WSOP Unveils 50th Anniversary Vegas Guest List Competition

Ben Hamill - April 27, 2019

Anyone who has ever had big dreams of attending a WSOP main event should listen up, as that dream may just have the chance of finally becoming a reality. The World Series of Poker is offering players and supporters of their social Poker s...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

Station Classic 2019 Bigger Than Ever

Ben Hamill - April 05, 2019

One of the main reasons Canadian Poker players love spring, besides for the warmer weather of course, is that it also marks the start of one of Western Canada’s most popular and longest running tournaments. The Casino Regina has bee...Read More

Poker World Mourns Loss of WSOP Star Mickey Craft

Ben Hamill - March 21, 2019

Sadly, Poker on Sunday past lost another of its great players. Champion Mickey Craft, who ensured much entertainment and laughter at a 2017 World Series of Poker main event, reportedly passed away in his sleep. Craft’s sponsor, name...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

WSOP’s Online Circuit A Landslide Success

Ben Hamill - March 18, 2019

This past Sunday, it was a wrap for the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online Circuit as it concluded its last $525 Main Event. This past tournament was the only the second of its kind, what with having been an online tournament circuit, an...Read More

72 Year Old Retired Dentist Wins WSOP Event

Ben Hamill - March 12, 2019

There’s a lot to be said for aging gracefully, keeping up with life’s small pleasures, and realizing that growing older doesn’t mean that it’s time to kick every hobby or pastime to the curb. Just ask 72-year-old E...Read More

WSOP Announces Value-Adding Overhaul

Ben Hamill - March 08, 2019

The World Series of Poker is 50 years old and in celebration of half of a century, a host of benefits will this year be re-routed back to the players who have made it all possible. The WSOP has just announced its schedule for 2019, and se...Read More

Demo Kiriopoulus Finally Has The Last Say

Ben Hamill - March 06, 2019

It’s not hard to imagine that for any Poker-pro, securing that first major live tournament title is a very special event indeed. Such is the good fortune that recently befell Demo Kiriopoulos when he won the World Poker Tour (WPT) F...Read More

From Rags To Riches – Poker Style

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

The story of how one man went from barely earning a minimum wage working for a department store, to 10 years down the line winning more than $2 million playing Poker, is an inspiring modern-day tale of rags-to-riches and one that is bound...Read More

Zachary Donovan Celebrates Bitter-Sweet Win

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2019

Zachary Donovan, 31 year old Poker-pro from Massachusetts, has won the 2019 World Series of Poker Circuit Seminole Casino Coconut Creek $1,700 main event. And if you thought that that was a mouth-full, consider the fact that the win saw D...Read More

Run It Once Poker Nears Official Launch

Ben Hamill - February 09, 2019

Three-times World Series of Poker golden bracelet winner Phil Galfond has been a very busy man for some years now, and it now seems as if his Run It Once Poker site is finally nearing its official launch. Galfond recently revealed more de...Read More

Endless Action in PokerStars Winter Series

Ben Hamill - January 26, 2019

It was another action packed weekend at US-licensed online poker rooms with the recent Winter Series coming to an end at PokerStars New Jersey. To add even more fun to the mix, the New Year Kick Off Series also started at WSOP.com, giving...Read More

Aleeyah Jadavji Gets Her Platinum Pass

Ben Hamill - January 01, 2019

She’s not just instrumental in making things run smoothly from behind the scenes at PokerStars, but she’s also an enthusiastic and capable Poker player herself. And now, she’s won a coveted a Platinum Pass, an opportunit...Read More

Russell Sullivan Wins Second WSOP Gold Ring

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2018

South Carolina pro-player Russell Sullivan has finally broken his dry spell of two years by winning his second World Series of Poker gold ring by beating 151 other gold ring hopefuls at the recent IP Biloxi $400 No Limit Hold’em Tou...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

Nancy Matson Wins WSOP Gold Ring

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2018

For Los Angeles-based video editor by day, Nancy Matson, entering the World Series of Poker Circuit Bicycle Casino $1,125 No-Limit Hold’em Tournament wasn’t about fame or even about fortune. Nancy simply wanted to gather enoug...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

WSOP-C Winners Share Golden Poker Advice

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

In October, two players scored their first World Series of Poker Circuit rings, both of whom hailed from Indiana. The first ring was won by Heather Alcorn in the $1,700 Main Event at Horseshoe Southern Indiana, while Mo Nuwwarah scored th...Read More

Ryan Laplante Spills All in a Recent Interview

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2018

US poker star Ryan Laplante was only in high school when the industry’s boom was at its peak, but even at such a tender age, he knew that he would one day become a professional player. The Brainerd, Minnesota native was so dedicate...Read More

WSOP’s Coast to Coast III Ends with a Bang

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2018

WSOP.com’s Coast to Coast III ended its 51-event circuit with a bang this year. Online poker players in the tournament enjoyed another extremely successful Sunday over in the US of A, with the online main event wrapping up by delive...Read More

Victor Adams Wins SFPC $1,000 Main Event

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2018

Local Canadian grinder Victor Adams has won the Seneca Niagara Casino & Resort’s 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Seneca Fall Poker Classic $1,000 no-limit Hold’em main event. The player bested a field of 249 entries to score t...Read More

‘Talonchick’ Rowsome Talks Family Business

Ben Hamill - November 20, 2018

Since taking her leave from team online, Canadian poker icon Adrienne ‘Talonchick’ Rowsome has expanded her family and started a brand new business. For more than 5 years, Rowsome represented as a Team Online member, and a...Read More

Vayo Drops Fraudulent Lawsuit Against REEL

Ben Hamill - November 20, 2018

Gordon Vayo, the iconic 2016 WSOP runner-up and popular online poker player, has reportedly dropped his former lawsuit against the parent company of PokerStars, Rational Entertainment Enterprises Limited (or REEL) after it was revealed th...Read More

Jack Sinclair’s Race to Win the WSOPE 2018 Title

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

The final day of the World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) 2018 at Kings Resort saw just six remaining players battling their way to live poker glory. After an action-packed series, spectators were excitedly speculating as to who would be ...Read More

Moneymaker & Chad Host Reddit AMA Session

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

Poker icon Chris Moneymaker recently appeared on an episode of ESPN’s 30 for 30 podcast, casting the spotlight over the 2003 WSOP Main Event winner once more. Following up on that appearance, Moneymaker and WSOP co-host Norman Chad ...Read More

The Best Poker Players in Canada

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

Canada has produced many top-class Poker players over the years, including Tim Andrew from British Columbia who nabbed the country it very first WSOP bracelet for 2018. As well as being a popular destination for US players, Canada has chu...Read More

Z. Schneider Wins WSOP-C Horseshoe Hammond

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2018

American poker pro Zachery Schneider reigned victorious last Monday at the $1,700 Main Event (ME) of the 2018/19 Horseshoe Hammond. After three days of relentless grinding, the pro managed to best a field of 1,094 other players to take d...Read More

Roommates Win Poker Rings on Same Day

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2018

The (WSOP-C) is about to wrap up at the Horseshoe Hammond, in Illinois, with its $1,700 main event (with a guarantee of $1 million) being concluded on Monday, 22 October, 2018. The series has seen massive turnouts, as well as a number of...Read More

Sung Victorious at Wynn Poker Fall Classic

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2018

Poker player Steve Sung has won his first major live tournament in five years when he bested a field of 593 competitors in the Wynn Poker Fall Classic Championship Main Event. He managed to pocket an impr...Read More

Rio Casino May Become an MLB Ballpark

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2018

The focus of the rumor mill in Las Vegas lately has been the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, located off-Strip, and best known to Canadians as the home of the Nevada leg of the . Rekindled reports abou...Read More

PLON Leads In Women’s Poker Push

Ben Hamill - October 04, 2018

The daunting task of giving women greater representation in open events has received greater impetus thanks to Poker League of Nations (PLON). This year, the league demonstrated its commitment to ensuring women make up mo...Read More

Phil Ivey Ventures Back Into Live Poker

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2018

Phil Ivey is commonly regarded as one of the in the world – and also one of the planet’s strongest professional gamblers. With that said, his controversial gaming tactics have landed him in various sticky situations, one of w...Read More

Tim Andrew Bests 3,250 Players to Gold

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2018

Canadian small-stakes grinder Tim Andrew made his first-ever bracelet event appearance into something of an unforgettable day. The strong-willed player took down the Event #11: $365 PLO GIANT for $116,015, claiming the title and besting ...Read More

Gera Claims H.O.R.S.E Gold Ring and $8,303

Ben Hamill - September 17, 2018

In the USA, Manju Gera has officially been named the latest winner of a gold ring. Earlier in the week, the professional grinder bested a large field in the $400 H.O.R.S.E tourney at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, claiming her first cash ...Read More

WSOP-C Colossus Enjoys Record Attendance

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2018

When the , the local gaming community was virtually abuzz with excitement. This initial excitement continued well onto the felt as well, as the first event of the iconic series enjoyed record-smashing attendance on Day 1. WSOP-C kicked o...Read More

Players’ Guide to WSOP-C Playground 2018

Ben Hamill - August 18, 2018

Preparations for the WSOP-C Playground at Playground Poker Club are already underway to ensure that the event runs smoothly from August 23 to September 3. It will see countless players battling it out for several top titles at the iconic ...Read More

Poker Pro Reveals The Top Tournament Blunders

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2018

Smart professional poker players always play a high volume of tournaments, as they know that it helps to increase their likelihood of gaining edges in skill. Those who work the tournament circuit often complain about enduring long waits b...Read More

WSOP-C Coming to Canada’s Playground Club

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2018

WSOP-C’s two-year absence from the Canadian scene has certainly not gone unnoticed. However, the World Series of Poker Circuit will finally once again be returning to the country this year, and will be taking place at the Playground...Read More

Discover the Wonderful World of Poker

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2016

Poker has been played in smoke-filled rooms from time immemorial.  Many gamers play poker at land-based casinos and many play online.  At a land-based casino you can play video poker or you can sit down and play poker with real ...Read More