Category: live poker

History's biggest gambling losses
Categories: live poker, other games, slots, sports betting 10 Dec 2020 429
Reading 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...

Sports athletes who are also decent poker players
Categories: live poker, online poker 21 Oct 2020 450
Reading 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...

Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu heads-up challenge
Categories: bets, live poker, online poker 3 Nov 2020 484
Reading 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...

Jean-Robert Bellande interview
Categories: interviews, live poker, online poker, video 4 Sep 2020 515

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 5 Sep 2020 526

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.

Poker players who went to jail
Categories: live poker, online poker, video 27 Jul 2020 546

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...

Archie Karas: $40 million streak
Categories: cheating, gambling history, live poker 2 Jun 2020 639
Reading time: 8 min, 1428 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. Archie Karas was born 1951 in Antipata, Kefalonia, Greece. Karas had lived an early life...

Legendary gamblers: Nikos "Nick the Greek"  Dandolas
Categories: cheating, gambling history, live poker 28 May 2020 669
Reading time: 8 min, 1483 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 poverty. That just makes...

The Devilfish poker documentary
Categories: documentary, live poker, video 24 May 2020 684

The Devilfish poker documentary

After a battle with bowel and colon cancer, one of Britain's most popular poker players who popularized the game among the masses has died. Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott, 61, was one of the top skilled gamblers of his time.