Category: live poker

A poker player has been sentenced to prison for film piracy
Categories: crime, live poker Posted on: 3 Aug 2021 41 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 365 words

A poker player has been sentenced to prison for film piracy

After confessing to running subscription-based websites that illegally streamed thousands of copyright-protected movies and television series to customers, poker player Talon White was sentenced to 12 months in federal prison. When he was detained in November 2019 and charged with copyright infringement and tax evasion, the Newport, Oregon native identified his...

Man re-sentenced to 20 years in prison over shooting at a poker game
Categories: crime, live poker Posted on: 19 May 2021 55 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 328 words

Man re-sentenced to 20 years in prison over shooting at a poker game

On Monday of this week, a man from New York was sentenced to a minimum of 20 years to life in jail. A retrial was scheduled for Charquan Edwards, who was originally convicted for killing a man at a private poker game in 2015. Edwards was first sentenced to jail...

Degenerate gambling stories
Categories: live poker, lottery, offline casinos, online casinos, slots, sports betting Posted on: 1 May 2021 108 0
Estimate reading time time: 16 min, 3101 words

Degenerate gambling stories

The stories we'll tell you are as intimate as they are harrowing and moving. They serve as a reminder of man's fallibility and how trivial it is to take anything on in good faith and end up on the wrong track. Michelle Singlehurst had a comfortable life. She was putting in...

Archie Karas interview
Categories: gambling history, interviews, live poker, video Posted on: 24 Apr 2021 70 1

Archie Karas interview

Archie Karas, a gambler who started with $50 in 1995 and made it into $40 million in three years, only to lose it all in three weeks. Man with one of the most outstanding streaks in gambling history tells his life story. Article about Karas

Daniel Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth live challenge
Categories: live poker Posted on: 8 Mar 2021 76 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 345 words

Daniel Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth live challenge

In a live heads-up highstakes duel later this month(March 16th), Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth will face off, and the bookies have DNegs as the clear favorite to beat his old friend. Negreanu is now at 1.61 in PokerShares, which is -164 in the US system and around 2/3 in UK...

Top 5 biggest ever poker pots
Categories: live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 1 Feb 2021 105 0

Top 5 biggest ever poker pots

Everyone has the one hand that stands out, a big pot that either added or just destroyed a lot of cash to your poker bankroll. There's a lot of chips going in the pot sometimes, and you're either going to be on the good end or you're going to be...

The world's wealthiest gamblers
Categories: bets, blackjack, live poker, online poker, other, other games, slots, sports betting Posted on: 5 Jan 2021 116 0
Estimate reading time time: 18 min, 3382 words

The world's wealthiest gamblers

Although most people argue that pure luck is the foundation of all casino games, there are some experienced players with a professional gambling career. These gambling experts agree that winning at land-based or online casinos requires a great deal of expertise and gaming experience. We've looked back over the years and...