Category: live poker

Benny Binion - gambling legend and convicted criminal
Categories: gambling history, live poker, offline casinos Posted on: 25 Jun 2020 125 0
Estimate reading time time: 13 min, 2444 words

Benny Binion - gambling legend and convicted criminal

Lester Ben Binion (November 20, 1904 - December 25, 1989) was an American gambling legend, career criminal, and convicted assassin who set up illegal gambling operations in the Texas city of Dallas-Fort Worth. He would later move to Nevada, where gambling was legal, and in downtown Las Vegas open the...

Archie Karas. $40 million streak
Categories: blackjack, cheating, gambling history, live poker Posted on: 2 Jun 2020 207 1
Estimate reading time time: 7 min, 1386 words

Archie Karas. $40 million streak

There is one guy actually being thought of as having the greatest gaming run in history. He turned $50 to $40000000 during his run which lasted three years. He is the legendary Archie Karas of course. Early years Archie Karas was born 1951 in Antipata, Kefalonia, Greece, to Anargyros Karabourniotis....

Legendary gamblers: Nikos "Nick the Greek"  Dandolas
Categories: cheating, gambling history, live poker Posted on: 28 May 2020 212 1
Estimate reading time time: 8 min, 1484 words

Legendary gamblers: Nikos "Nick the Greek" Dandolas

"Nick the Greek" is a very famous nickname that has become quite common, but Nikos Dandolas, a famous Greek gambler and known high-roller, was the very first "Nick the Greek". Nick's story, like most true high-rollers, was filled with massive wins, untold wealth, and then basically awaits poverty. That just...

The Devilfish poker documentary
Categories: documentary, live poker, video Posted on: 24 May 2020 269 2

The Devilfish poker documentary

After a battle with bowel and colon cancer, one of Britain's most popular poker players who was instrumental in helping the game cross into mass culture has died. Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott, 61, was one of the top skilled gamblers ever since taking the pastime in the 1980s following two prison...

Legendary gamblers: Amarillo Slim
Categories: documentary, live poker, video Posted on: 9 May 2020 289 1

Legendary gamblers: Amarillo Slim

Anything To Win: Amarillo Slim - The Ultimate Gambler (2006 GSN documentary). Thomas Austin Preston Jr. (December 31, 1928 – April 29, 2012), known as Amarillo Slim, was a professional American gambler known for his poker skills and proposition bets. Preston won the 1972 Main Event of the World Series...

Expose high-end cheating tools for poker. Part 1 of 2
Categories: cheating, live poker Posted on: 3 May 2020 264 0
Estimate reading time time: 3 min, 559 words

Expose high-end cheating tools for poker. Part 1 of 2

This post reveals how highly sophisticated poker cheating tools operate in the real world. In 2015, I came across a thread in an underground forum discussing how a very sophisticated poker cheating system ripped someone off at a poker table. From what I understood at the time, the post being...

The richest poker game
Categories: live poker, video Posted on: 22 Apr 2020 280 1

The richest poker game

This is the biggest poker story ever told known as The Company vs Andy Beal. This story is about how the elite poker players were competing against a single wealthy businessman. The Company was a group of pro poker players such as Doyle Brunson, Phil Ivey, Gus Hansen, Jennifer Harman,...