Brendan Bottcher Wins His 1st Career Brier

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2021

Brendan Bottcher has won his very first career Brier. Bottcher on Sunday night finally ended a three-year silver drought when he helped Team Alberta deny Kevin Koe a fifth career championships title at the Canadian men’s curling cha...Read More

Parker Talbot Wins First-Ever WCOOP Event

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2020

Whether or not he himself ever thought he’d actually nail it is anyone’s guess – but luckily, that doesn’t take anything away from the fact that Canada’s Parker “Tonkaaaa” Talbot finally became a ...Read More

WSOP Regular Bob “Big Tex” Talbot Has Died

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2020

World Series of Poker regular and cash-games enthusiast Bob “Big Tex” Talbot has died aged 73. The Granbury resident passed on July 9; his family confirmed. Born November 3, 1946, Big Tex Talbot had throughout his Poker caree...Read More

WPN Calls Full-On War On Poker Bots

Ben Hamill - April 27, 2019

The Winning Poker Network (WPN) has finally called all bets off on the fight against online bots. From now on, said the WPN, it’s a full-on war aimed at complete elimination. And it’s high time really, what with quite a bit of...Read More

partypoker Ramps Up Anti-Fraud Efforts

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2019

Online Poker operator partypoker is making good on its promises of tightening the noose around the neck of fraudsters, and with renewed resolve. The operator recently confirmed having closed down a total of 277 “bot” accounts ...Read More

Quickspin Debuts Ivan and the Immortal King Slot

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2018

How many online slots do you know of that are inspired by Russian fairy tales and folklore? Well, if that’s the kind of theme that you’d love to see more of, you’re in for a treat thanks to Quickspin’s latest relea...Read More

November 18 A Memorable Day for Canadian Poker

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2018

November 18 was a huge day for online poker tourney grinders. Some immense scores were achieved by players from all around the world, and as per usual, it was PokerStars’ Sunday Million that generated the biggest prize pool and thre...Read More

Winamax Faces Poker Bot Lawsuit

Ben Hamill - October 12, 2018

As revealed by Poker Industry Pro (PIP) in a recent report, French online poker site Winamax is now facing a lawsuit filed by 6 of its players. The punters have argued that the company fa...Read More

A Poker Bot That Plays Perfect Games

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2018

The computer science department in the University Of Alberta have created a program that plays perfect Heads-Up Limit Hold’em Poker. The announcement triggered a frenzy in the media, with many declaring that the age of computers rul...Read More