USPokerSites Writer

Chris Pender

Chris Pender

Chris Pender owes all his poker knowledge to his big brother Arthur. Since then, Chris has been playing every kind of poker in every location he can. He’s played Texas No-Limit Hold’em in Las Vegas, Badugi in oil rigs and Open-Face Chinese Poker in undisclosed basements in Los Angeles. Chris has also spent the last few years making a living playing and writing about online poker in the United States. Chris has seen the good, the bad and the ugly about online poker and he wants to tell you everything he’s learned about the game he’s spent his life playing.

Posted Articles

Miles Rampel Wins $25K PLO Event While on Vacation

Miles Rampel was on vacation in Las Vegas when he saw the 2021 Poker Masters series in full swing. The successful internet entrepreneur from California had never cashed in a live poker tournament but decided to enter the $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event. It was an incredible decision because Rampel came…

Read More

Pocket Jacks: The Hand We All Love To Hate

Poker would be an extremely simple game if we only received aces or kings as our hole cards. Unfortunately, that is not how the game works and we have to contend with a plethora of starting hands. Pocket jacks are one such…

Read More

Brewer Wins Again; Ships 2021 Poker Masters Event #8

Chris Brewer continued making a name for himself by winning a 2021 Poker Masters event. Brewer took down Event #8: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em, and walked away with $427,500. The prize money Brewer collected is his largest-ever cash. The former University of Oregon…

Read More

Five Russian Live Poker Tournament Superstars

The 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) begins on September 30 and you can bet your bottom dollar scores of Russian grinders will flock to Las Vegas to attempt winning a bracelet. The five biggest winning Russian live tournament players have $48,915,105…

Read More

Negreanu Walks Away With Poker Masters NLHE Title

Daniel Negreanu is one of the best poker players to have ever picked up cards. The popular Canadian has $43,579,904 in live tournament winnings, helped by securing six World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets. Negreanu endured a barren spell regarding winning tournaments. His victory in the…

Read More

News

Miles Rampel Wins $25K PLO Event While on Vacation

Pocket Jacks: The Hand We All Love To Hate

Brewer Wins Again; Ships 2021 Poker Masters Event #8