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Poker Bad Beats And You

You have a pretty looking hand and your opponent has a funny, lopsided looking hand and you’re happy to see that all the money goes in the pot. The end. Everything after that is just an illusion taking your focus away from a truth in poker. You’ve made the...

Sunday: The ECOOP Main Event

High stakes online play has dried up during the World Series of Poker – everywhere but on the iPoker Network that is. On Sunday, June 6th, the best online players will compete in the final event of the European Championship of Online Poker (ECOOP). The game is a...

WSOP Player Caught Stealing, Banned for Life

There are two ways to steal money at a poker tournament: with guns, like in the recent German poker heist, or with sleight of hand, like this week in the World Series of Poker. Instead of prison, the thief now faces a humiliating lifetime ban. In the third level of...

Switzerland Dubs Poker a Game of Chance

As they say in Vegas, the house always wins. Such was the case today in Switzerland, where a lawsuit brought to the Supreme Court by the Swiss casino industry declared poker a game of chance. As a result of the ruling, the only legal way to play poker in Switzerland...

World Series of Poker Starts Today

For professionals and poker fans around the world, the start of the WSOP in Vegas today marks the beginning of the greatest tournaments that the poker world has to offer. The series kicks off with the $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship, an event designed for...