Articles by: Matthew Parvis

Bluff WSOP Kickoff Party Thursday at Tao

Matthew Parvis | May 28, 2008

Poker Superstars to Host Kentucky Derby Poker Championship

Matthew Parvis | March 20, 2008

Poker pro’s Phil Hellmuth and Robert Williamson III are joining forces to host the Kentucky Derby Poker Championship.  The tournament will be held at Caesars Indiana, following the running of the 134th Kentucky Derby on May 3, 2008.   The primary benficiary charities are the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, focusing on vulnerable communites increasingly affecteed by […]

Atlantic City’s Matt Stout Wins Big Victory at Caesars World Series of Poker Circuit

Matthew Parvis | March 13, 2008

Ace-queen is Matt Stout’s least favorite hand.  He busted out of the 2007 World Series of Poker main event with those cards and suffered a string of misfortune with them in the world’s most prestigious poker competition.  “I had five races with ace-queen in the championship last year and I lost every one of them,” […]

PokerStars Announces Launch of Latin American Poker Tour

Matthew Parvis | March 12, 2008

PokerStars, (, the world’s largest online poker site, today announced the launch of Latin America’s first major poker tour, the LAPT. With stops in Brazil, Costa Rica and Uruguay, the tour is set to bring world-class poker action to some of the most beautiful destinations in the world.The Latin American Poker Tour kicks off in […]

New Jersey’s Allen Bari Wins World Series of Poker Circuit Event

Matthew Parvis | March 11, 2008

There are few tougher setbacks than losing one’s job.  That’s exactly what happened to 23-year-old Allen Bari just four months ago.  After graduating from Rutgers University with a degree in finance and economics, Bari went to work for the global financial giant Morgan Stanley.  That didn’t exactly work out as he expected.  Late last year […]

Spin32 Entertainment launches Spin32Poker

Matthew Parvis | March 11, 2008

Spin32 Entertainment is proud to announce the launch of, the newest and most innovative ‘start up’ set to make a striking impression on the online Poker landscape. From the first “shuffle up and deal” at Spin32Poker, online Poker players will discover a new world of thrilling promotions, and an amazing schedule of daily Guaranteed […]

Team CardRunners Joins Full Tilt Poker

Matthew Parvis | March 10, 2008

Team CardRunners who, collectively, have earned a reputation as the hottest young players and instructors in online poker now play exclusively at Full Tilt Poker.  Comprised of Taylor “Green Plastic” Caby, Andrew “muddywater” Wiggins, Brain “sbrugby” Townsend, Brian “Stinger885″ Hastings, Eric “p3achy_keen” Liu, Mike “Schneids” Schneider, and Cole “cts” South, Team CardRunners regularly share their […]

Bodog Poker Open Main Event Goes to Shawn “phatcat” Luman

Matthew Parvis | March 10, 2008

The inaugural Bodog Poker Open drew to a close last night with 596 online poker players gunning for a share of a whopping $305,120 prize pool in the series’ championship, the Bodog Poker Open Main Event. The total cash purse, which included $25,000 in additional money added by Bodog, makes the Bodog Poker Open Main […]

New Yorker Knocks-Out Seven of Final Eight Players in Caesars Atlantic City WSOP Event

Matthew Parvis | March 10, 2008

Atlantic City, NJ – It is said that every poker tournament winner needs just a little bit of luck to win. There always seems to be at least one key hand that made a significant difference and catapulted the winner on to victory. When a four flopped — making a set of fours — it […]

Ryan Osborne Wins World Series of Poker Circuit Event at Caesars Atlantic City

Matthew Parvis | March 8, 2008

Ryan Osborne Wins World Series of Poker Circuit Event at Caesars Atlantic City Computer Programmer Makes Late Decision to Play in Tournament and Wins $72,500By: Nolan DallaAtlantic City, NJ – In poker, it can be said that the very first decision one makes is the toughest, especially when it occurs long before the start of […]

foldpreflop85 Wins $14k For Taking Down Bodog Poker Open Event No. 4

Matthew Parvis | March 7, 2008

Despite the screen name, folding pre-flop is apparently not what “foldpreflop85? did last night as he battled through the field of 185 entrants to take down Event No. 4 of the inaugural Bodog Poker Open.Indeed, it required a combination of patience, aggression and definitely a lot of post-flop play to get through a tough field […]

Bluff Readers have a Chance to Win a Seat to the Bodog Poker Main Event!

Matthew Parvis | March 7, 2008

Bluff readers, don’t miss out on your chance to win a seat at the first ever Bodog Poker Open Main Event ($500 Value)! Your chance to win you’re way in, takes place this Saturday March 8th at 1:05pm EST with the exclusive Bluff Magazine private tournament for only $10+1. Bluff will also be giving away […]

UB Recruits players for the UB Army

Matthew Parvis | March 7, 2008

Texas Hold’em is anything but a team sport, but one online poker site believes there’s serious strength in numbers when it comes to this year’s World Series of Poker. UltimateBet today launched online qualifiers for the 2008 WSOP and introduced the UB ARMY, a new poker program dubbed ‘a force to be reckoned with’ by […]

Eurolinx Selected to Beta Test Microgamings Newsest Software Release

Matthew Parvis | March 7, 2008

Eurolinx Poker has been selected to do a thorough beta test for Microgaming’s newest software release, which is the most comprehensive poker software released by the software giant to date. Updates include (but are not limited to):Resizable tablesNew instant hand history (showing mucked cards at showdown!)Players can create their own avatarsModifiable table and card colorsBest […]