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Poker Hands Odds

Have you ever wondered what the percentage and odds are of certain poker hands? How much of a favorite are you with Aces against Kings? How often will the flush draw hit and crack your Queens? Is the best hand on the flop ever an underdog? We answer all of these...

High Stakes Rail Update

The PLO tables this week have had lots of action from some of the top online pros. Ashton “theASHMAN103” Griffin is off to an amazing start to this month, already up nearly $1 million in just a few days. Cole South has showed no signs of breaking his upswing, banking...

High Stakes Rail Update

The action was lacking last week for most of the well know High Stake regulars, however it was a great week for Cole South and Di Dang. With Cole South running pretty deep in the WSOP ME, he made his way back to the $200/400 HA tables, successfully taking on Gus...

Jerrod Ankenman wins WSOP Event 42, $2,500 Mixed

Day 3 of Event #46, $2,500 Mixed, kicked off with 14 players looking to make the final table. When it was whittled down to 9 here’s what the chip count looked like: Jerrod Ankenman — 1.2 million Jon Turner — 591,000 Sergey Altbregin — 387,000 Eric...

durrrr-Challenge: 15k hands reached

The Durrr Challenge started at the beginning of this year and create a massive buzz in the poker community. Everyone was expecting the pace to be much faster than it has been. It’s been around 3months since Patrik Antonuis took up the challenge and we’ve only just...

durrrr-Challenge: Patrik extends his lead

durrrr made a brief appearance for the $40K World Series of Poker Event, but busted early after showing up nearly an hour after play began. He and Antonius were on the Challenge tables for a few hours yesterday. During much of that time, durrrr also played Phil Ivey,...

Full-Tilt-Poker FTOPS XII Summary

Following the conclusion of FTOPS XII on Sunday, here is a round-up of all the events big winners. Event #1 – NL Hold ’em 6-max Players: 4,445 Buy-In: $200 + $16 Guarantee: $1,000,000 Prize Pool: $1,255,000 1 URBEHIND $191,020.00 2 The Quietwinner...

Onlline High Stakes Rail

The action was fast and furious last week in High Stakes online poker. Gus Hansen’s upswing came to an abrupt end and Tom “durrrr” Dwan was able to recoup some of that $2 million loss from last week. Also coming back from the dead was Luke “_FullFlush1_” Schwartz....

Chancew wins Full-Tilt-Poker FTOPS XII Event 8

Event #8 of the FTOPS XI was $240+16 NL Hold’em Knockout 6-max, guaranteeing $600,000. A massive 4,411 players registered, creating a huge prize pool of $882,200 with first place a cool $168,527.84. The chip counts at the start of the final table were the...

High Stakes Rail Report

After a drought of a few weeks the High Stakes Rail report is back! Last week in High Stakes online games the action was a little sparse. This was due to the EPT in Monte Carlo, as most high stakes players were out there playing live. This didn’t stop some though...

PokerStars-SCOOP-2009-Event-22-Results

Sunday 12th April saw the beginning of Event 22 of SCOOP, the long awaited Main Event. There were 3 events, low, medium and high as normal. Event #22 low certainly drew a crowd with 18,747 players entering. Those thousands created a massive prize pool of $1,874,700...

PokerStars-SCOOP-2009-Event-10-Results

Event 10 of the Spring Championship of Online Poker, known as SCOOP, has concluded.  This event was NL Hold’em Heads Up Match Play. There were 3 events with different buy-ins. Low, Medium and High. $16.50, $162 and $1,575 respectively. All events passed their...

PokerStars-SCOOP-2009-Event-8-Results

The last two days saw the first 2 day event of the SCOOP series. Event 10 was a single freezeout. The small event eclipsed the $250,000 garanteed by PokerStars. 20,353 entered making a massive $610,590.00 prize pool. 4,500 players walked away with some money for their...

High Stakes Rail – Who is Gypsie Queen?

All the talk was mainly surrounding a new face on High Stakes, ‘Gypsie Queen,’ as they made their debut last week. There was much speculation into who the new player actually was, as it’s not that often new faces are seen at these nosebleed stakes. There was a massive...

Durrrr Challenge Update

Patrik and Durrrr logged their third session in a week on Sunday 22nd March, playing for a little over an hour. The relatively brief session saw Durrrr return to the forefront again. Durrrr won $123,849 this session, eroding Patrik’s lead from the last session. Durrrr...

Paradise-Poker Fantasic Five Promotion

In April, Paradise Poker will double the added money in 9 different events and give away 15,000 EUR in freerolls in 5 fantastic days! Don’t miss out on these extra value added events. Wednesday April 1st 18:00 GMT Fantastic Five €1,000 Freeroll – Entry is 20...

Durrrr Challenge Update

Last Friday, 20th March, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius continued their 50,000-hand challenge match, logging another 425 hands. With the $161,086 Patrik won in this session, Antonius took the overall lead for the first time since February 21st. He...

Congressmen to Introduce Bills to Repeal UIGEA

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (or UIGEA) made it unlawful for banks, credit card companies and payment processors, like paypal, to transfer funds from players to online gambling establishments.  It did not criminalize the playing of online...