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BigBlinds Bets Wins $1.66 Million During PokerStars WCOOP

Matthew Pitt | September 28, 2019

PokerStars awarded some massive prizes this week as the 2019 World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP) wrapped up. The biggest prize came in the $5,200 buy-in WCOOP Main Event, which saw 2,236 players create an $11,180,000 prize pool. This gargantuan sum was shared among the top 271 finishers. A min-cash...

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Loose-Aggressive Poker: How to Beat It

Matthew Pitt | September 26, 2019

Any style of play can win money at poker, but the majority of winning players play tight-aggressive or loose-aggressive. It is time for some loose-aggressive strategy seeing how we covered how to beat tight-aggressive players last week. What is a Loose-Aggressive Style? Loose-aggressive, or LAG, is a style of poker...

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Eric Baldwin Wins Third Title in Two Months

Matthew Pitt | September 25, 2019

Eric Baldwin saw his world come crashing down on April 15, 2011 when poker faced Black Friday. Prominent online poker sites, including PokerStars, closed their doors to residents of the United States. Baldwin was left high and dry. Baldwin is better-known as “basebaldy”, his famous online poker alias, thanks to...

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Five Steps to the Perfect Online Poker Setup

Matthew Pitt | September 24, 2019

You do not need a powerful computer or cutting edge monitor to play online poker. Just like you do not need special running shoes to participate in a marathon, but it helps. Creating the perfect online poker setup is easier than you think. There is a saying that goes “fail...

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Caesars Sells Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino for $516 Million

Matthew Pitt | September 23, 2019

Caesars Entertainment has sold the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for $516.3 million, the company announced Monday. The home of the World Series of Poker is no longer owned by Caesars although they retain the WSOP rights. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, usually abbreviated to the Rio,...

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Donald Maloney Crowned WPT Borgata Poker Open Champion

Matthew Pitt | September 22, 2019

Donald Maloney secured his first six-figure prize in a $600 buy-in side event at the 2018 WPT Borgata Poker Open. Now he has another five-times the size of that almost 12-months to the day. Maloney is the latest inductee to the Champions Club having won the 2019 WPT Borgata Poker...

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Tight-Aggressive Poker: How to Beat It

Matthew Pitt | September 20, 2019

There are so many different styles of play to adopt at the poker tables. It is what makes this game so special. Tight-aggressive (TAG) and loose-aggressive (LAG) styles are the most popular and today we will delve into a tight-aggressive style. What is a Tight-Aggressive Style? Tight-aggressive is a term...

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Benson Tang Becomes a Borgata Poker Champion

Matthew Pitt | September 18, 2019

The Borgata Casino in New Jersey is packed with poker players thanks to the World Poker Tour being in town. WPT Borgata Poker Open is in full swing and several players have already padded their bankrolls via the many side events leading up to the $3,500 Main Event. Benson Tang...

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The 10 Biggest Online Poker Tournament Winners

Matthew Pitt | September 17, 2019

Online poker tournament grinders are the players who poker news outlets rave about. They help to sell the dream that poker can see you win vast sums of money in a short time. There is a lot of luck involved in tournament poker, but equally as much skill. Being able...

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PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) to be Scrapped After 15 Years

Matthew Pitt | September 16, 2019

PokerStars has scrapped its popular PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) festival after running it for 15 consecutive years. The PCA has been a mainstay on the live poker tournament calendar since 2004. Players from all over the world jetted off to The Bahamas each January to compete in the PCA. It...

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