Poker players who shockingly went broke
Categories: live poker, online poker, video 17 Apr 2020 832

Poker players who shockingly went broke

In the poker world there are many instances where poker players go broke and bankrupt. These are the players that once had all the fame and glory in poker but lost all their money playing poker due to some poor choices. In this poker video we look at some poker...

The richest poker game
Categories: live poker, video 22 Apr 2020 719

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,...

Expose high-end cheating tools for poker. Part 1 of 2
Categories: cheating, live poker 3 May 2020 713
Reading 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 in...

Legendary gamblers: Amarillo Slim
Categories: documentary, live poker, video 9 May 2020 730

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...

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino
Categories: offline casinos, video 16 May 2020 648

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino

Luxor Las Vegas is a 30-story hotel and casino located in Paradise, Nevada, at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International and has a casino of 120,000 square feet (11,000 m2) with over 2,000 slot machines and 87 table games.  The...

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos 20 May 2020 874
Reading time: 14 min, 2674 words

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years

In 1829, an 18 year-old Mexican scout for the Antonio Armijo Trading Caravan was tasked with finding a new trade route to Los Angeles from Santa Fe, New Mexico. He came onto an oasis in the desert in his search. Brigham Young ordered 30 missionaries to construct a fort in...

The Devilfish poker documentary
Categories: documentary, live poker, video 24 May 2020 698

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.

Legendary gamblers: Nikos "Nick the Greek"  Dandolas
Categories: cheating, gambling history, live poker 28 May 2020 674
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...

Archie Karas: $40 million streak
Categories: cheating, gambling history, live poker 2 Jun 2020 646
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...

Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story
Categories: cheating, offline casinos 16 Jun 2020 2273
Reading time: 8 min, 1504 words

Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story

In the summer of 2009, John Kane appeared in the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas. He sat down in a video poker game known as Game King, and six minutes later he won a jackpot worth $4,300. So what, huh? That is luck! Well, this is not quite so. He'd...