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What To Do With A Read, Answered

Knowing your opponent and reading their hand is, of course, a big part of the game. If you can put your opponent at least on a range of hands, you’ve added ammo to your arsenal, putting you that much closer to victory. Equally important, but rarely mentioned and often...

EPT Season 8: Barcelona and London Preview

The European Poker Tour features some of the most prestigious poker tournaments in the world, and Season 8 is officially underway! Season 7 set the bar high with memorable tournaments, including last year’s epic Grand Final in Madrid, which had a prize pool of...

Bad Beats Breaking Pros

Bad beat stories: you see them in forums, read them in chat bars, and hear them at every live table you play at. They can get old, because everybody experiences them. But there are some bad beats that are just too entertaining to get old. Unsurprisingly, these involve...

Polls Open for British Poker Awards

Voting for the second annual British Poker Awards is now open to the public. Internet users will now be able to choose the year’s best from a variety of poker categories, covering both the social and competitive aspects of the game. Operated by the European...

Epic Poker Main Event Day 1

Day 1 of the first Epic Poker League (EPL) Main Event has just wrapped up, and according to the world class pros who played, the league has on its hands a knockout success. The EPL Main Event is a star studded event, billed as the most exclusive series of poker events...

Yachting-Poker.com Launches Website

Yachting-Poker.com, a new online gaming destination, is ready for its maiden voyage. The brainchild of the Malta-based B3W Group, the site will cater to the highrollers of the global poker scene. To celebrate their grand opening, the new poker destination will be...

Epic Poker First Event Drawing Near

The first event of the Epic Poker League is drawing closer: the ProAm event from August 5-8 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The closer we get, the more information poker fans get. A list of Season One qualifiers has been released, along with Season Two...

EPT Announces Skrill as Season 8 Sponsor

Global Poker Tours Limited (GPTL), the company behind the popular European Poker Tour, has announced a new sponsorship deal with Skrill Holdings. Formerly known as Moneybookers, Skrill has a long and storied history in the online gaming arena. With over nineteen...

The Phil Ivey Factor

Come on, don’t lie: you missed Phil Ivey at the 2011 WSOP. We all did! Whether or not he makes the money, as long as he’s in a tournament, he’s headline news, absolutely fascinating to watch, and easily makes his table the most interesting in the...

888 Signs with Warner Bros.

Warner Brothers Digital Distribution has signed a deal with 888 Holdings, which will lead to the development of some popularly branded games. Specifically, 888 will now be charged with the creation of slots and other pastimes involving Warner’s “Clash of...

Bodog to Leave U.S. Online Gaming Market

Most all U.S. poker players have at least heard of Bodog or even played at their site occasionally. For the past decade or so, Bodog has made a name for itself as one of the best sites in the world. They were also keen to the idea of allowing U.S. players which of...

Next Up: WSOP Europe and Circuit Events

Fifty seven events down, one to go. The WSOP in Las Vegas is officially on hold until the November Nine Main Event Final Table. The Main Event final table which will take place at the Rio in Las Vegas, November 5-7. In the meantime, we take a look forward to the next...

Bwin Launches Android Poker App

European gaming giant Bwin.Party has announced the launch of a new mobile poker application designed expressly for the Android operating system. This new software package comes courtesy of the Ongame Network, a subsidiary of Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment. With the...

American PokerStars Pros in WSOP 2011

Yesterday I posted an article summarizing the best Team PokerStars performances in WSOP 2011 for pros based in Europe. A number of European pros had incredible success, winning bracelets and enjoying 6-figure cashes. Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier had the...

European PokerStars Pros in WSOP 2011

Black Friday prevented PokerStars staff from making an appearance at this year’s WSOP, but the site still had plenty of presence at the series thanks to its myriad of patch-wearing pros. Team PokerStars was out in full force, some of them with very impressive...