Jean-Robert Bellande interview
Categories: interviews, live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 4 Sep 2020 174 0

Jean-Robert Bellande interview

Jean-Robert Bellande is among the high stakes poker community's most beloved participants. Bellande's fame exploded as a contestant on Survivor's fifteenth season: Survivor China. He talks here about playing the highest stakes without a bankroll, his history and life purpose.

'Lottery lawyer' scammed millions from winners in mob-connected scheme
Categories: cheating, lottery Posted on: 29 Aug 2020 258 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 474 words

'Lottery lawyer' scammed millions from winners in mob-connected scheme

If you strike a multi-million - dollar jackpot playing the lottery, you are likely to want to consult an attorney. Don't just turn towards Jason Kurland. He is accused of stealing $70 million from one major winner, known as the "Lottery Lawyer".That goes back to an October 2018 record $1.537...

Tropicana casino history
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 24 Aug 2020 161 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 870 words

Tropicana casino history

Las Vegas was halfway through a recession. It was April 1957, and two years earlier the town had still come to terms with the opening of five major resorts. The Dunes, the Riviera, New Frontier, Royal Nevada and Moulin Rouge had all fought through changes of ownership, some falling into...

Mike McDonald $200,000 free throw bet
Categories: bets Posted on: 19 Aug 2020 231 0
Estimate reading time: less than 1 min, 126 words

Mike McDonald $200,000 free throw bet

Can poker player Mike McDonald (the 30-year-old has more than $13 million in live tournament cashes) soon replace Steph Curry (90.56% from the free-throw line, all time NBA free-trow % table) on the Golden State Warriors? Probably not, but if he is to win a crazy prop bet he has...

High Rollers - High Risk?
Categories: documentary, offline casinos, video Posted on: 9 Aug 2020 210 0

High Rollers - High Risk?

Linton Besser explores Australia's campaign to lure overseas gamblers, and the consequences of that policy. Building casinos may be a lucrative business. The industry here is estimated to be producing about five billion dollars a year. Most of that money comes from average Australians, but businesses that operate casinos are...

Poker players who went to jail
Categories: live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 27 Jul 2020 254 0

Poker players who went to jail

The poker world is filled with personalities and individuals with varying moral values. In this poker video we look at prominent poker players who have gone to prison for mistakes they made in their poker career. Some of the players include, among others, Mike Matusow, Shawn Sheikhan, Stu Ungar, David...

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting
Categories: blackjack, offline casinos Posted on: 12 Jul 2020 388 0
Estimate reading time time: 6 min, 1084 words

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting

While there is no telling what MIT's current crop of math geniuses are cooking up for the New England outpost of Encore, its opening does present a good time to revisit the groundbreaking blackjack team that upended casinos around the world and revolutionized the concept of advantage play. While card counting...

The legends of online high stakes poker: Victor "Isildur1" Blom
Categories: online poker, video Posted on: 30 Jun 2020 326 0

The legends of online high stakes poker: Victor "Isildur1" Blom

Viktor Blom popularly known as "Isildur" is one of the biggest online high-stakes poker players of all time. He's known to play some of the most epic high-stakes poker hands against players like Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius and Tom Dwan. This is a poker documentary about Isildur1's incredible story and...