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Milen Stefanov Becomes a WPT Champion in Florida

Matthew Pitt | December 5, 2019

Milen Stefanov is the latest name to adorn the famous WPT Champions Cup after he won the WPT Seminole Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open in Florida. It was Stefanov’s first WPT on American soil and the $545,070 he won is his largest-ever score. Stefanov topped a star-studded field of 988...

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How To Play Against Better Players Than You

Matthew Pitt | December 4, 2019

Good table selection is the key to profitable poker but what if you are up against better players than you? It’s far from an ideal situation but you will often have to lock horns with superior opponents. Facing weaker players is the perfect scenario for a cash game or tournament...

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Former WPT Champion Dennis Blieden Pleads Guilty to $22 Million Theft

Matthew Pitt | December 3, 2019

Dennis Blieden faces 22-years in federal prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than $22 million from his former employers. Thirty-year-old Blieden, who used to live in Cincinnati, Ohio, but now resides in Santa Monica, California, admitted embezzling more than $22 million over three-and-a-half years. Blieden pleaded guilty to one...

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Poker Players With Most Cashes in Different Countries

Matthew Pitt | November 30, 2019

Plenty of poker players lay claim to being grinders. That is, seeking value in the games they play and grinding out long hours at the tables. Some poker players are extraordinary and travel the world playing poker. An elite group have cashed in dozens of different countries. These are the...

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Stephen Chidwick Tops the GPI

Matthew Pitt | November 28, 2019

The Global Poker Index (GPI) is the authoritative figure for live poker tournament rankings. GPI’s unqiue formula awards points based on a player’s finishing position, the tournament buy-in, and number of entrants. Although the GPI rankings does have its flaws, like all ranking systems, it is widely regarded as being...

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$20 Million Guaranteed MILLIONS Online Starts on Dec. 1

Matthew Pitt | November 27, 2019

Online poker’s richest single tournament, MILLIONS Online, shuffles up and deals at partypoker on December 1st. MILLONS Online guarantees at least $20 million will be paid out by the time the event crowns its champion. This is the third edition of the partypoker MILLIONS Online. It first ran in December...

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David Jackson Wins 2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open Championship

Matthew Pitt | November 26, 2019

David Jackson is enjoying the best poker year of his life and is showing no signs of slowing down. The Florida native added another major live poker tournament title to his resume last week in New Jersey. Jackson was one of 511 entrants in the Borgata Fall Poker Open Championship,...

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Adrian Mateos Wins the 2019 CPP Main Event

Matthew Pitt | November 24, 2019

Adrian Mateos won the 2019 partypoker LIVE 2019 MILLIONS World Bahamas Main Event for $1,162,805 after a three-way deal. This latest in a long line of victories push Mateos’ live poker tournament winnings to $19,423,996. Mateos struck the deal with Aaron Van Blarcum and Chris Hunichen. The trio shared $3,230,000...

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Win More Money By Attacking the Blinds

Matthew Pitt | November 22, 2019

Everyone knows that the two worst positions at the table in poker are the small and big blind. Every player loses money in the long run when they are in the blinds, no matter how good they are. This makes attacking the blinds an enticing proposition. Are you attacking the...

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Daniel Dvoress Wins $4.08 Million in The Bahamas

Matthew Pitt | November 19, 2019

Daniel Dvoress locked up the Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas title on November 18 and walked away with $4,080,000. The impressive victory, by far Dvoress’ largest score, takes his lifetime winnings past $15 million. Dvoress Wins Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas Place Player Country Prize 1 Daniel Dvoress Canada $4,080,000...

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