Today, I think Viktor may be feeling a little Dizzy, as the spirals in his mind appear to have come back out to play. In fact I may have seen less spirals in strands of DNA, as yesterday seemed to see Viktor prepare for replication via Mitosis, and split into pieces. yesterday was a spiral [...]
After a pair of successful runnings, bwin is ready to unveil their third season of the Nations Cup. This particular event allows players from across the globe to show their national pride, competing with their fellow countrymen in an effort to prove who’s the best.
Full Tilt Poker’s FTOPS XX introduced an event yesterday for players who like to live life in the very, very fast lane. This Tournament was a $515+20 Super Turbo KO Event (300 chips to start), meaning that the action would be absolutely fast and furious. It was so fast, in fact, that it was actually [...]
A hot button issue in online poker has always been its effect on land-based casinos. Well it appears that we’re getting closer to an answer. The oft-stated argument is that online poker hurts casinos, and Black Friday’s consequences are creating ripples throughout the casino industry which may bring a conclusion to the argument. Since the [...]
Full Tilt Poker’s FTOPS Event #37 was action-packed and a showcase for aggressive, winning poker from scores of players. Iseeyouthrough won the tournament, but not without extremely stiff competition from pros and amateurs alike. Mike McDonald, the young Canadian professional who became the youngest person ever to win a European Poker Tour event, played hard [...]
FTOPS XX Event #35 featured 278 entrants buying in for $500, in a 3X shootout. In this format, each player who made it to the final table had to win one table in a freezeout, win another table in a freezeout, then move onto the final table. The tournament lasted for approximately 6 hours total [...]
Less than 48 hours after PokerStars announced they would be processing American players’ withdrawal requests there have already been reports of successful cashouts. This comes less than two weeks after Black Friday, April 15th, shocked the poker world with indictments against major owners of PokerStars, FullTilt, and CEREUS as well as payment processors. PokerStars is [...]
Being emotionally compromised while playing a precision game like poker is the same thing as taking your buy-in and dropping the chips by the handful into a wood chipper. In summary, it’s a bad idea. (Unless burning through money is a hobby of yours. In which case, I’d be happy to invite you to my [...]
Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies has been playing poker with the big names for a long time. He started out at the age of 15 playing with high stakes player Patrik Antonius. Since then he’s been seen at the highest stakes at major sites often playing under the influence of alcohol. His chat-logs have made him either [...]
Ira Rubin, one of the 11 individuals indicted during poker’s Black Friday purge, was arrested this past Monday in Guatemala. He made his initial court appearance today, facing Judge Andrea M. Simonton in Miami, Florida. As of yet, it appears that the defendant is without legal representation.