Mr Blom is back home, surrounded by his creature comforts, and still playing the biggest games online. He’s a machine. In fact, has anyone ever checked Viktor Blom is actually human? Could he in fact be a machine, made of metal, and have a cybernetic brain able to play poker at the highest levels? Can [...]
As promised, here is a follow up article to the one I wrote last week about the first ever NAPT tournament, the Venetian Main Event. Given that this was the first PokerStars sponsored event in the U.S.A., it comes as no surprise that the final table was comprised of a few very talented online players. [...]
Whether you’re looking to build a bankroll or stop a losing skid, there is no better way to gain free money than by entering into a few freerolls.
These no-buy-in contests have become staple offerings at most online poker sites. Players could, with a large amount of practice, probably pay many of their monthly bills simply by winning freerolls at Poker Stars or Full Tilt. There’s a lot of money out there to be had, if you can figure out how to get at it.
A Canadian University has recently released a study indicating that poker may reduce stress. This may come as a surprise to many people since poker, as many top professionals will tell you, is a rather stressful game. Cortisol is commonly called “the stress hormone.” Canadian scientists monitored the cortisol levels of online poker players as [...]
Betfair, one of the largest and most well respected gaming establishments in the world, has joined forces with the Amateur Poker Association and Tournament. Now, on the cusp of an APAT season which will feature 28 live events across Ireland, the UK and the European mainland, Betfair has become the exclusive host for the organization’s online qualifying tournaments.
In 2010, do not miss the chance to defend your national pride and proudly display your flag’s colors in the Everest Poker European Cup! But on top of showing other nations who’s boss, there will also be a very juicy €100,000 guaranteed prize pool that you will be able to win your share of while [...]
In welcoming the brand new Rush Poker, Full Tilt is offering its players at least $50 (some players will be rewarded with more) in bonus money. This is $50 in free money just to play Full Tilt’s exciting new spin on poker! To ensure you take part in this promotion, be sure to accept your [...]
Clonie Gowen has been denied for the third and final time, effectively ending her bid to capture a 1% stake in Full Tilt Poker and its partner companies.
U.S. District Court Judge Robert C. Jones ruled last week that, no matter what may have taken place at the now-infamous Golden Nugget meeting between Gowen and the members of the Full Tilt brass, the company owes no additional compensation to the plaintiff.
Full Tilt Poker’s multi-annual poker series features a whole range of different events. Along with games from Omaha to Razz, there are also plenty of different format variations to keep high-stakes tournament junkies on their toes. Conventional ideas like shootouts and deepstacks make their mark as well as the cashout tournaments that are unique to [...]
Ever since the arrival of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, U.S. residents have found it increasingly difficult to play poker online. When the bill was passed in 2006, half of the market immediately withdrew, vastly decreasing the choices available to American players. The UIGEA did not target the act of gambling online, but prohibited [...]
Event #24 of FTOPS XV was an extremely unique event. It was a $500 buy-in tourney with a twist: it was a Super Turbo. The 910 players that entered the event began with 300 chips and the blinds beginning at 15/30. In other words, the players only began with 30 big blinds! Without needing to [...]