Category: live poker

Benny Binion - gambling legend and convicted criminal
Categories: gambling history, live poker, offline casinos Posted on: 25 Jun 2020 542 0
Estimate reading time time: 13 min, 2443 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...

Poker players who went to jail
Categories: live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 27 Jul 2020 282 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...

Jean-Robert Bellande interview
Categories: interviews, live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 4 Sep 2020 193 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.

The Million Dollar Deal
Categories: documentary, live poker, video Posted on: 5 Sep 2020 240 0

The Million Dollar Deal

A World Series Of Poker documentary. Featuring Andrew Black, Donnacha O'Dea, Mike Magee, "Nuts" Martyn Wilson, Mark Napolitano, Amarillo Slim, Scotty Nguyen, Ulliott & Matt Damon, Dave "Devilfish" Compiled by John Hurt.

Top 10 poker scams
Categories: cheating, live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 23 Sep 2020 162 1

Top 10 poker scams

In the live and online poker world, there have been many poker scams, scandals and controversies so far. While we all enjoy hearing about the latest tournament winners or the latest developments in the game, poker world scandals seem to get the greatest overall coverage.

Sports athletes who are also decent poker players
Categories: live poker, online poker Posted on: 21 Oct 2020 154 0
Estimate reading time time: 3 min, 477 words

Sports athletes who are also decent poker players

Though Shane Warne may not be a widely known name in the United States, he is a legendary cricket player and is well known around in many countries. Since retirement from cricket, he has taken to poker and has enjoyed a decent amount of success, with over $152,000 in live earnings. This...

Poker players who are sport bettors as well
Categories: live poker, online poker, sports betting Posted on: 29 Oct 2020 136 0
Estimate reading time time: 4 min, 799 words

Poker players who are sport bettors as well

Several notable poker players have their fair share of big sports bets they have made public, and below, along with some of their best sports betting stories, you can see a couple of those big names. Normal Chad is recognised as the WSOP voice on ESPN by many, but he's still...

Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu heads-up challenge
Categories: bets, live poker, online poker Posted on: 3 Nov 2020 201 1
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 290 words

Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu heads-up challenge

Doug Polk and Daniel Negreanu are days out from one of the longest-standing poker feuds, and viewers will get to see the first part of the game live from the PokerGo Studio on Nov. 4. The majority of the No-Limit Hold'em heads-up challenge will take place online at WSOP.com, but the...

History's biggest gambling losses
Categories: live poker, other games, slots, sports betting Posted on: 10 Dec 2020 141 0
Estimate reading time time: 9 min, 1797 words

History's biggest gambling losses

When you sit down at a casino table, there is always a chance, but big losses are not too frequent if you are smart enough. Well, it was too hard to resist for the gamblers who missed all the temptation. If they took an ego trip or were searching for...

The world's wealthiest gamblers
Categories: bets, blackjack, live poker, online poker, other, other games, slots, sports betting Posted on: 5 Jan 2021 112 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...