Category: live poker

Paul Pierce, an NBA legend, is being sued for a large poker debt
Categories: crime, live poker 13 Jun 2022 44
Reading time: 3 min, 510 words

Paul Pierce, an NBA legend, is being sued for a large poker debt

Paul Pierce, nicknamed "The Truth," is being sued for $180,000, which he allegedly lost playing high-stakes poker games. The case was brought by Stephen Carmona, who alleges Pierce borrowed the massive cash from him but never paid it back. Pierce, according to Carmona, visited him in January while he was holding...

BetMGM will host the first-ever $1 million poker tournament
Categories: live poker, offline casinos 13 May 2022 69
Reading time: 2 min, 472 words

BetMGM will host the first-ever $1 million poker tournament

The first-ever BetMGM Poker Championship will be held at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, according to BetMGM, a leading iGaming and sports betting company based in New Jersey. The No-Limit Hold'em tournament will begin on June 23 and end on June 26 with a $3,500 buy-in and...

The incredible poker story of Mike Matusow
Categories: live poker, online poker, video 6 Feb 2022 84

The incredible poker story of Mike Matusow

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow is one of the most well-known and entertaining poker players of our time. He is well-known for his dramatic blowups at the poker table as well as his amusing antics. His nickname, the Mouth, is well deserved because he has a loud mouth at the poker...

A poker player has been sentenced to prison for film piracy
Categories: crime, live poker 3 Aug 2021 98
Reading 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...

Archie Karas interview
Categories: gambling history, interviews, live poker, video 24 Apr 2021 105

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 8 Mar 2021 112
Reading 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...