7 Tips to Boost Your Poker Game

Ben Hamill - December 26, 2019

Poker can be a notoriously tricky game to master. If your table results are average at best, don’t worry – you aren’t alone. Even the best players took years of dedication to get to where they are now. Often, mak...Read More

Canada’s 5 Most Famous Poker Players

Ben Hamill - December 25, 2019

Canada is full of skilled and talented gamblers, particularly when it comes to the game of Poker. Here are the nation’s 5 best players and innovators that have taken the industry to new heights. Read MoreR...Read More

Adrian Mateos Wins MILLIONS World Bahamas

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2019

Spanish Poker-pro Adrian Mateos may be young but he’s everything but inexperienced or inadequate. The player recently strutted his Poker stuff when he absolutely aced the MILLIONS World Bahamas Main Event for $1.1 mi...Read More

Phil Hellmuth Loses Prop Bet To Tennis Pro

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2019

Professional poker player Phil Hellmuth is known for a couple of things. Of course, he is renowned for his exceptional poker playing skills, but his fans and loved ones also know him as someone who finds the opportunit...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

Daniel Negreanu Joins WSOP European Tour

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2019

Daniel Negreanu is in town. And by town we mean Czech town. And by Czech town we mean World Series of Poker European Tour town. Also, he’s brought his new wife along for the ride. In fact, the newly married pair has ...Read More

Annie Duke To Team Up With Hartford Funds

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2019

Annie Duke, famously known as the Duchess of Poker, may no longer be actively playing major tournaments, but this hasn’t stopped the rest of the world from continuing to idolise her as being a true “Poker professio...Read More

Poker Legend Mad Marty Wilson Has Died

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2019

It’s been a sad week for Poker, as shortly after Kevin “Racks” Roster passed away from Sarcoma, “Mad” Marty Wilson died after losing a 6-month long battle with cancer. A true legend at the tables, Poker has l...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

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

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

Belianin Responds To WSOP Disqualification

Ben Hamill - July 11, 2019

The fruit of the vine can be a many-wicked thing. Especially when indulged in in greedy fashion. Just ask WSOP Poker-pro Georgii Belianin. The Russian recently made Poker news headlines when he was disqualified from the WSOP 2019 $10,000 ...Read More

Poker Players Go All Out On Canada Day

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2019

The beauty that is Canada is this year 152 years old. And in order to celebrate in true Canadian style, Poker players competing in the current World Series of Poker at the Rio in Las Vegas wore red and white as a matter of national pride ...Read More

Joe Sal Allegedly Robbed At Gunpoint At Rio

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

The fact that security at major events where Poker players are most likely to carry large amounts of cash on their persons is in desperate need of major sharpening up has been an issue of contention for quite some time. Self-proclaimed Po...Read More

Poker High-Roller Pays To Avoid Jail

Ben Hamill - June 27, 2019

45-year old Kansas Poker player and casino enthusiast Brandon Steven has forked out a fine to the tune of $1.1 million in an attempt to avoid jail-time following his involvement in the cover up of an illegal gambling operation in his home...Read More

The Mouth Makes His Way Back To Poker

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

Mike “The Mouth” Matusow reckons he owns Poker media. The blabbermouth is quite able to draw a lot of attention thanks to his words and deeds and the most recent news in Mike-land is the fact that the Poker-style celeb has now...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

YouTube Poker Video Takedown Under Fire

Ben Hamill - June 09, 2019

Pro-Poker players and popular channel streamers Evan Jarvis and Jaime Staples were recently forced to add their voices to the YouTube content controversy. For Evan Jarvis, it all started on the morning of June 1st. Jarvis tells...Read More

Irish Poker Initiative Helping Marty Wilson

Ben Hamill - April 25, 2019

The Poker community has called on fans far and wide to join in and raise funds for one of the game’s most beloved players. There was a time when “Mad Marty” Wilson was a regular on the Poker scene; always up for a laugh ...Read More

A Rare Insight Into Little’s Big Poker Life

Ben Hamill - April 14, 2019

Working harder than everyone else at what you’re good at is the golden key that unlocks the doors of success. This according to Poker champion Jonathan Little, the man who has since having discovered online Poker in 2006, won more t...Read More

Andrew Neeme Live In Canada On The Weekend

Ben Hamill - March 29, 2019

Canadian Poker players and fans are in for a special treat this coming weekend. Andrew Neeme, who is known for his popular in-person meet-up game events, will be hosted by 888poker in Canada. Thanks to the initiative, Neeme will have the ...Read More

12 Canadians Score PSPC Platinum Passes

Ben Hamill - January 09, 2019

The hype all began late in 2017 in Prague when Team Pro Daniel Negreanu officially announced the PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC). The $25k tournament was slated to run at the start of the yearly PokerStars Caribbean Adventure this ...Read More

US Tax Season Around The Corner for Poker Pros

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2018

It is said that there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. As annoying as though it may be, the US tax season has once again come knocking. It may be true that tax returns are only due in April, but the time to start prepari...Read More

Xuan Liu Moves Into the World of eSports

Ben Hamill - November 30, 2018

It has been more than 18 months since Canadian poker star Xuan Liu cashed in a live tournament. This may seem odd considering that she has cashed six-figure wins in four different years since 2011 and has earned nearly $2 million in her c...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

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

Kevin Martin Scores Over $180k in 2018

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2018

has done it again. This time, the Albertan Team PokerStars Pro Online star has scooped yet another life-changing cash, which comes as his largest to date and has added to some exceptional results for the year in review. Last week, Marti...Read More

Matt Stout Wins 2018 Run It Up Reno ME

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2018

Poker pro Matt Stout and his girlfriend are expecting their first child before the end of the year, and this upcoming life-changing event has seen him moving away from the full time tournament circuit. The Las Vegas professional has over...Read More

Miguel Goncalo Wins WPT500 Montreal

Ben Hamill - November 03, 2018

The World Poker Tour’s Montreal Main Event has just wrapped up at Canada’s Playground Poker Club. Before the tourney got underway, it was headed up by the $500 buy-in WPT500 Montreal – an event that attracted a whopping ...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

Poker Pro Hired by Mavericks

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2018

Marc Cuban of the Dallas Mavericks has hired pro poker player and expert sports bettor Haralabos ‘Bob’ Voulgaris as the team’s newest director of quantitative research and development. ...Read More

Online Poker’s US Resurgence Makes Going Pro Easier

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2018

On April 15, 2011, the chances of being a professional online poker player in the US were essentially altogether extinct. Thousands of players who earned the bulk of their living online were suddenly forced to consider either playing on t...Read More

Kevin Martin Keeps Raking In the Wins

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2018

Not long after his first big win of last month, local legend and Team PokerStars Online Pro Kevin Martin managed to bank his , and then go on to win a 3rd. The player, who is also a well-known poker streamer and winner of Big Brother Can...Read More

Canadian Poker Pro Plays $20k A Hole Golf

Ben Hamill - August 11, 2018

Professional poker player Daniel Negreanu treated fans to a vlogging series that captured his antics at the World Series of Poker. However, since the series had managed to gain a fair amount of viewers, he kept the vlog going, even after ...Read More