Poker News 26-01-2016

US Casino Market Will Be Worth $93 Billion by 2020

A recent market research study has forecasted good news for the US casino industry by predicting it will experience a period of steady growth and be worth $93 billion by 2020. Technavio – a leading global research company specialising in emerging market trends and opportunities – published its report this month, detailing a moderate growth rate for the casino […]

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Poker News 26-11-2015

Online Gambling In Pennsylvania To Become Legal

Online poker has taken the first step to becoming legalised in Pennsylvania as the state’s Gaming Oversight Committee has recently passed the HB649 bill. This proposed legislation will effectively regulate iGaming in the state of Pennsylvania and many hope it will provide a model for other US states to follow. The GO committee chairman John Payne sponsored […]

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Poker News 24-11-2015

Joe McKeehen Wins 2015 WSOP Main Event

  The 46th annual World Series of Poker Main Event has been won by Joe McKeehen, in an exciting showdown which saw the professional poker player from Pennsylvania walk away with $7.7 million in prize money. McKeehen, 24, dominated the entire competition in Las Vegas and sat down at the final table with over double the chips of his nearest […]

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Poker News 07-07-2014

And the Big One goes to Daniel… Colman?

It’s been a good year at the World Series of Poker for new crop of young, high stakes internet professionals. Jason Mo, Doug Polk, Dominik Nitsche… now, the latest guy you’ve never heard of to have put the live poker world on notice is Dan “MRGR33N13” Colman. And boy has he ever. Colman has appeared […]

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Poker News 29-06-2014

Phil Ivey wins 10th bracelet, comes through on prop bet

Phil Ivey has come out on top of World Series of Poker Event #50, $1500 8-Game, winning $167,332, his 10th gold bracelet, and most importantly, the joint bracelet proposition bet that he made in tandem with Daniel Negreanu. Ivey and Negreanu’s bet has been the subject of much discussion both before the series kicked off […]

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Poker News 27-06-2014

Is this the worst bad beat in WSOP history?

Poker pro Melanie Weisner was cruising along in the $5k No Limit Holdem event as Day 2 was coming to a close when she took one of the more horrific beats I’ve ever seen or heard of in poker. Here is how it went down according to the live reporting team: It’s certainly not […]

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Poker News 23-06-2014

Getting the most out of your winning hands with “Value Targeting”

In this article, I will examine the topic of maximizing value through value targeting.  Value targeting is identifying the hand or set of hands from which you are attempting to get value.  Let’s look at a hand to discuss this topic: Pokerstars $2.20Level 50/100 + 10 The villain in this hand was tight passive. His […]

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Poker News 23-06-2014

Danzer wins second bracelet of the year, leads for Player of the Year

The German professional George Danzer has won World Series of Poker Event #38, $10,000 Stud Hi/Lo, taking home $352,696 and putting himself in a dominant position to be the WSOP Player of the Year. Germany is having a truly remarkable showing at this year’s World Series of Poker, led largely by Danzer and Dominik Nitsche, […]

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Poker News 19-06-2014

Dutch Boyd takes home a third career bracelet at the 2014 WSOP

It’s been a good World Series of Poker for repeat bracelet winners. Right out of the gates, Vanessa Selbst won her third bracelet, then Dominik Nitsche did it, and now Dutch Boyd is the third to get a third, winning Event #33, one of several no-frills, $1000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em tournaments at the series. […]

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Poker News 18-06-2014

Joe Cada wins 2nd WSOP bracelet; does this make him the Real Deal?

Joseph Cada has won World Series of Poker Event #32, a $10,000 buy-in 6-max event, known for bringing out the talent. This is his second bracelet, the first being for the 2009 Main Event. Ever since the poker boom began, the Main Event has consistently drawn larger fields than any other event in live poker. […]

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