For a couple days the Aria hosted the the Super High Roller Cash Game as a lead up to the mind-numbing $500,000 Super High Roller Bowl. After starting a bit late 43 players sat down to play and only 27 remain with David Peters leading the way. Scott Seiver, Connor Drinan, Bill Klein, Andrew Robl […]
The $500,000 Super High Roller Bowl at the Aria attracted 42 of the games biggest players. The nosebleed buy-in attracted world-renowned players like Phil Ivey, Ole Schemion and Isaac Haxton for a chance at the the multi-million dollar first-place prize. While every player in the room wants to win, Bill Klein has bit different motivation. […]
There are a few events that players circle on the calendar as soon as the World Series of Poker schedule is released and the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship event is one of those special events. The event opened with around 200 players, with most players expecting that number to double by the end of […]
It didnt come easy, but 20-year-old Adrian Mateos made some serious history Friday at the EPT Grand Final. Not only did he win the last Main Event of Season 11 of the tour for more than $1.2 million, but he added the second leg of a career Triple Crown before the age of 21. Mateos […]
Jennifer Shahade criss-crosses the globe changing hats as a professional poker player and master chess player. Sometimes she dons both, like at the recent UKIPT event on the Isle of Man where PokerStars hosted an international chess tournament and Shahade participated in an exhibition playing six chess/poker matches simultaneously – where she won five of […]
Dan Colman took down his third high roller event on the year at the £60,000 WPT Alpha8 London event for $961,723. He defeated Max Altergott heads-up for the first Alpha8 title of Season II and pushed his year-to-date earnings past $22 million. Colman’s year has him leading the 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year standings and the […]
Daniel Cates and Greg Merson had some interesting opinions on the profitability and toughness of the One Drop, but Isaac Haxton doesn’t necessarily agree.
Another record setting turnout at the 2014 Aussie Millions and another strong performance by Erik Seidel. The LK Boutique $250,000 Challenge drew a total of 37 entries from 26 unique players and Seidel finished Day 1 atop the leaderboard, bagging up 944,000. Seidel is having one helluva week. The Poker Hall of Famer finished 10th […]
Admitting it’s an unpopular opinion, Isaac Haxton explains why he thinks databases and hand history tracking is good for the game in the long run.
Day 1 of the $25,000 High Roller at the 2014 PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure kicked off in the shadow of the Main Event. The High Roller bookends the PCA that began with the $100,000 Super High Roller. The single re-entry event attracted 190 unique players, collected 39 re-entries, for a total of 229 entries. Jonathan Jaffe […]
The 2014 PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure kicked off on Sunday with the prestigious $100,000 Super High Roller. The day began with an even 40 players at their seats, topped out at 45 unique players with eight re-entries. At day’s end there were 40 players remaining with Martin Finger holding the chip lead after bagging up 829,000. […]
Isaac Haxton had a successful year in 2013, in part due to profitable backing ventures. He explains why the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is such a popular destination and discusses his plans to participate in the upcoming show Shark Tank.
The year in poker is nearly over, but 2013 has one more major event in store. That tournament got underway on Monday afternoon, as the EPT Prague €10,000 High Roller shares the stage with the Main Event in closing out a tremendous 12 months of action. It was one year ago that Marvin Rettenmaier overcame […]
The WPT Alpha8 Saint Kitts event was the most successful stop yet of the young tour with 23 players creating 28 entries. Philipp Gruissem went back-to-back and won the event for $1.08 million after winning the London Alpha8 less than a month ago. Importantly for Gruissem, the event qualified for the 2013 BLUFF Player of […]