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The World’s Most Expensive Poker Chip

The Guinness World Record for most valuable poker chip has just been broken. After 2.5 years of work, Toronto jeweller Gerald Lewy has finally completed a poker chip unlike any in the world. Framed by 5.13 carats of pink diamonds and featuring 17 one-carat diamonds...

Poker to become an Olympic Sport?

FlopTurnRiver have learned that discussions are ongoing to include Poker as an Olympic sport for the 2020 games. From what we have heard, Poker is to take the place of Windsurfing in the summer games program. In February, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Durrrr Challenge beginning again?

Do you remember back in the day, Tom “durrrr” Dwan issued a challenge to playone not named “Phil Galfond” heads up for 50,000 hands at No Limit Hold’em or Pot Limit Omaha at $200/$400 or higher? The deal included a bonus to the winner, if...

Here’s Tommy!

Last night, high stakes poker legend Tom “durrrr” Dwan was back on Full Tilt Poker, putting in over 2000 hands, and ending the day with a big smile on his face. Tom has been our in Macau enjoying the good fishing in the biggest Asian gambling hub, and has...

1 Million Dollars! A Heads Up Story.

Towards the end of last week, a challenge was laid down on Full Tilt Poker, it was for $1,000,000. The two players? Patrik Antonius, and Rui Cao. Most of you will have heard of Patrik, he was a member of the Full Tilt stable of pros before Black Friday, is a former...