Hellmuth Upsets Esfandiari A Second Time

Ben Hamill - September 28, 2020

High-stakes Poker pounders Phil Hellmuth and Antonio Esfandiari have been arch-rivals on the felt for longer than any of the two would probably care to remember. In fact, for 18 years has Esfandiari been a professional thorn in Hellmuth&r...Read More

SpaceX Keen To Provide Internet To Rural Canada

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2020

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has reportedly applied to provide high-speed internet to those Canadians living in remote parts of the country. The company owns several near-earth satellites capable of providing lightning-fast internet to just a...Read More

Poker Central Now Owns High Stakes Poker

Ben Hamill - February 07, 2020

Poker Central recently confirmed having acquired the famous High Stakes Poker brand, along with all of its assets. The good news for players is that Poker Central’s PokerGO subscription streaming platform will over the course of the...Read More

Poker Site Owner Has His Say Over High Stakes Players

Ben Hamill - September 28, 2019

High-stakes online Poker players are no more than the bait the lures the rest of the thousands of little fish in the pond to a central location. Thus spoke Rob Young, part owner of partypoker and owner of Dusk Till Daw...Read More

Raptors Congratulated On Branded Hijab

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2019

The Raptors are in a class of their own. And this is true on as well as away from the court. Toronto last week became the first NBA team ever to fully embrace Muslim culture and a spirit of true inclusivity when the te...Read More

PokerStars Announces Free Passes For 2020

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2019

PokerStars is upping the tournament ante. The operator is going all in on a repeat stunt of the pure Poker Platinum Pass European Poker Tour celebration that made news headlines in 2018. Many were left wondering whether the operator woul...Read More

Relax Gaming Seals Deal With High 5 Games

Ben Hamill - June 25, 2019

This month alone, Relax Gaming has made major headway towards strengthening its platform-to-platform portfolio of partnerships. The latest of a trilogy of new partnerships for June is a new deal that has just been signed with High 5 Games...Read More

Elio Fox Successfully Defends His #14 Title

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2019

You do what you love, and if you really play your cards right, you are paid a six-figure for your efforts. If this sounds too good to be true, think again. Or instead, just ask Elio Fox. Fox has just won the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showd...Read More

Timothy Adams On Fire At Triton Main Event

Ben Hamill - March 24, 2019

The Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Jeju HKD 2,000,000 main event has a new master and its none other than Timothy Adams. The win has pushed Adams’ lifetime earnings all the way to the $14 million mark. Still, the $3,536,550 w...Read More

Gender-Equality Sports Assoc. Gets $3M In Funding

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2019

Complete gender equality in sport by 2035. That is the earmark, says Canadian Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan. Duncan’s announcement was recently made in connection with a $3 million fund allocation on t...Read More

New Book Focuses On The Dark Side Of Pro-Poker

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2019

Allegations of reckless lending, unpaid debts, unsecured loans, and financial crimes associated with high-stakes Poker, are nothing new. But these are often overlooked and dismissed as being riddled with sensation and urban legend, instea...Read More

Bicknell Named Female Player of the Year

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2019

As the new year kicks off, the Global Poker Index (GPI) rankings for the 2018 year have been revealed. Canada’s Kristen Bicknell once again secured a couple of great victories for her country, edging out Mike Leah for the top Canadi...Read More

Lightning Box Enters North American Market

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2018

Thanks to the expansion of an existing agreement between SG Digital and specialist slots developer Lightning Box, the latter is now in the very fortunate position of being able to extend its global presence by entering brand-new territory...Read More

The Highest Paid Female Athletes

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2018

When you hear that the top prize in the United States Open tennis championships is a rather sizeable $3,8 million, it sort of makes you want to take up professionally yourself. But, of course, unless you were slamming a tennis ball onto a ...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

Kristen Bicknell Opens Up

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2018

Live tournament regular Kristen Bicknell recently took an admirable shot at high roller play after participating in the €100,000 King’s Super High Roller. It was her very first 100k event, and she came away with the impression ...Read More

Yggdrasil, Nitro Circus Host Tandem Launch

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2018

Mobile gaming solutions giant Yggdrasil Gaming has finally showcased its first-ever branded gaming partnership with Nitro Circus, the world’s leading name in action sports entertainment. To accompany the ground-breaking deal, the tw...Read More

High Roller Loses $4.2m Lawsuit

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2018

certainly did not appear to be on the side of a Malaysian business tycoon after his efforts to nix over SGD5.9 million ($4.2 million) in casino debt was rejected by the high tribunal of Singapore. Recent reports have revealed that Singa...Read More

Sam Greenwood Talks Poker’s Biggest Issues

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2018

Canadian poker star Sam Greenwood has long been one of the most outspoken players in the game’s high roller community. Most recently, Greenwood played at the Triton Super High Roller Series based in Jeju, speaking to several intervi...Read More