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Sunday Majors: Kelly Wins WCOOP #5, Colman Chops Grand

Former #1-ranked Dan Kelly won another WCOOP title on Sunday (WPT photo) Stop us if you've heard this one before. Former #1-ranked player in the world wins World Championship of Online Poker event. Sunday marked the third time this year that a player once ranked #1 on PocketFives has won a WCOOP title. Dan 'djk123' Kellly beat out 721 other players to win the $700 Mix Max No Limit Hold'em event ...

dhubermexSep 19th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Doug Polk Breaks Twitch Record with Massive Score

Doug Polk earned nearly a half million dollars while live on Twitch on Monday He may not have walked away with the title on Monday, but Doug 'WCG|Rider' Polk earned mid-six figures for finishing runner-up in a World Championship of Online Poker High Roller event and did it all while streaming on Twitch. In the process the high stakes poker pro smashed the Twitch record for biggest score while ...

dhubermexSep 20th, 2016 0
WCOOP: 'Azrarn' Beats James Obst for Limit Poker Championship

Three more players won WCOOP titles on Tuesday Day 17 of the 2016 World Championship of Online Poker saw three more players walk away from as champions while a highly decorated online poker legend had to settle for a runner-up finish.

LanceSep 21st, 2016 0
The Dangers of Cognitive Dissonance in Poker

Poker players need to learn how to eliminate cognitive dissonance from their thinking If you’ve ever argued about anything on the Internet, you’ve probably encountered pretty much every kind of flawed logic and fallacy imaginable. You’re probably deeply versed in cognitive dissonance even if you’re not the type to post online about politics or your favourite movies, since most of us are ...

theginger45Sep 22nd, 2016 0
WCOOP: 'sousinha23', 'MITS 304', 'jorginho88' Win Titles on Day 18

The 2016 World Championship of Online Poker has most definitely hit the home stretch with just four days left of new events. Wednesday's action included three players winning WCOOP titles for the first time in their careers and a Championship final table that was loaded with star power.

LanceSep 22nd, 2016 0
RANKINGS: 'joaomathias' Bounces 'C Darwin2' From #1 Spot

'Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten retook the #1 spot this week for the first time since 2015 For 10 straight weeks Sweden's 'C Darwin2' held down the #1 spot on the PocketFives Rankings and fought off all of those who came calling for the crown. Well that streak is over now after Brazilian Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten put together a solid enough week to climb all the way up from ...

LanceSep 22nd, 2016 0
Partypoker MILLIONS Comes with £5M Guarantee, £1M To Winner

The partypoker MILLIONS will pay £1,000,000 to the eventual champion Online poker powerhouse Partypoker has announced the £5 million partypoker MILLIONS, a hybrid online and live poker event which guarantees a massive £1 million to the winner. The tournament is a throwback to the site’s landmark PartyPoker Million events, which began over 15 years ago and were instrumental in the ...

LandSharkSep 23rd, 2016 0
WCOOP: Patrick ‘prepstyle71’ Serda Wins the $2,100 PLO Championship

Patrick ‘prepstyle71’ Serda won $202,930.71 for taking down the PLO Championship Thursday’s World Championship of Online Poker action included a No Limit Hold‘em tournament, a Pot Limit Omaha Championship and a low buy-in HORSE event. Each tournament smashed its guarantee, underscoring PokerStars’ strength in the online poker world, as well as the popularity of the series.

LandSharkSep 23rd, 2016 0
Early Stage Tournament Strategy with Nicolau Villa-Lobos

Nicolau Villa-Lobos thinks players should focus in the early parts of tournaments if they want to gain an avantage. In addition to earning over seven figures playing online, Brazil’s Nicolau 'nicofellow' Villa-Lobos has racked up the cashes at various events at the Brasilian Series of Poker. With so much experience in a wide range of buy-ins in BSOP events, Villa-Lobos is the perfect person ...

JessSep 23rd, 2016 0
WCOOP: Patrick Leonard, Sean Winter Grab Six-Figure Wins

Patrick Leonard grabbed another WCOOP title on Friday (PokerStars photo/Neil Stoddart) Patrick ‘pads1161’ Leonard saw former #1-ranked players Shaun Deeb, ‘Eisenhower1’ and Dan Kelly winning 2016 World Championship of Online Poker titles and decided he wanted to join the club. He did just that on Friday afternoon, taking down Event #65, $700 Ultra Deep NLHE for $162,054.98. Leonard’s ...

LanceSep 24th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Daniel Negreanu Beats Viktor Blom for HORSE Championship

Daniel Negreanu

LanceSep 25th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Dominik Nitsche Chops 888poker Super XL Main Event

Dominik Nitsche was one of the big non-WCOOP winners on Sunday. As the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker wraps up, there were plenty of marquee scores across several major online poker sites over the weekend including 888 poker pro Dominik Nitsche being one of three players to walk away from a three-way final table deal of the $1.5 Million Guaranteed Super XL Main Event. ...

dhubermexSep 26th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Mike Watson Beats Ben Sulsky for Eight-Game Championship

Mike 'SirWatts' Watson added another WCOOP title to his list of accomplishments. (PokerStars photo) We’re at the stage of the 2016 World Championship of Online Poker where the time remaining can reasonably be measured in hours, not day. With the end of the online series nearing, Mike Watson went to work on Sunday in adding another WCOOP title to his credit.

LanceSep 26th, 2016 0
PokerStars Bringing COOP Action to New Jersey with $1.2M Guaranteed

The New Jersey Championship of Online Poker runs for 16 days in October. While the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker winds down for the site’s global player base, New Jersey poker players will soon have a championship tournament series of their own to look forward to. The Isle of Man-based gaming giant announced the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker, which plays out from ...

LandSharkSep 26th, 2016 0
888poker Giving Four Lucky Winners November Nine VIP Experience

888 poker is sending Four Lucky Winners to watch the 2016 November Nine up close (Joe Giron/WSOP photo) Every poker player dreams of entering the World Series of Poker Main Event and making an appearance in the November Nine. And each year hundreds of thousands of those same players watch from home as somebody else completes their dream.

PocketFivesOct 1st, 2016 0
Bob, Charlie and a Life-Changing WSOP Main Event Journey

Monday at the 2016 WSOP Main Event, 27 players will play down to just nine - the November Nine. And while those players are living out the fantasy of nearly every poker player alive, one man is leaving Las Vegas and the WSOP with a lifelong dream fulfilled and a truly enriched life because of it. Life-changing money. Life-changing fame. That’s why most of the 6,737 players made their way ...

LanceOct 1st, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Greece's 'pejacpoker' Wins Sunday Million, $146K

Entry levels across major tournaments over the weekend returned to normal levels following the conclusion of the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. The Sunday Million was won outright by 'pejacpoker' who outlasted over 5,100 opponents to claim the $146,147 top prize. The runner-up score of $102,559 went to 'big_frae' as 'Jazzer32' was eliminated in third place for $71,972. ...

dhubermexOct 3rd, 2016 0
Brazil's Bruno Kawauti Turning "Sick Dreams" into Reality

Bruno Kawauti is one of Brazil's biggest poker stars Bruno Kawauti Talks Planning for the Future, and Predicting it Too There are not many things where, if you take 15th place, your life is going to completely change. That is the beauty of the World Series of Poker Main Event tough. Ever since Brasil’s Bruno Kawauti finished 15th in 2013, his life, his priorities, his opportunities all ...

JessOct 4th, 2016 0
Uncertainty Continues to Reign Supreme on iPoker Legislative Front

Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas is the man leading the latest attempt to revisit RAWA On the online gaming front, September raised more questions than answers, as two states continue to consider online gambling legalization and a new federal online gambling prohibition bill has surfaced in Congress. The Pennsylvania Senate's unwillingness to act on the gaming reform bill the House passed back ...

Steve RuddockOct 5th, 2016 0
WPT: Zachary Smiley Wins WPT Maryland Live for First Career Cash

Zachary Smiley has one career live cash - a World Poker Tour win (Joe Giron/WPT photo) At a final table that included current World Poker Tour Player of the Year frontrunner Benjamin Zamani, Season XIV breakout star Cate Hall and two-time WPT champion Darren Elias it was a relative unknown that was left standing on Wednesday night as WPT Maryland Live played down to a winner. Zachary Smiley, ...

LanceOct 6th, 2016 0
Sofia Lovgren on Running Deep in Small Buy-in, Big Field Tourneys

Sofia Lovgren If you don’t have $10,000 to play in the World Series of Poker Main Event, the highlight of your poker summer may very well be a small buy-in, huge field event like the Colossus, the Millionaire Maker, or the Monster Stack. After deep runs in both the Millionaire Maker and Colossus, 888 ambassador Sofia Lovgren is the perfect person to get tips and tricks from in order to ...

JessOct 8th, 2016 0
Mark 'wsopfreezer' Johns Spends Second Month Atop Nevada Leaderboard

Mark Johns continues to lead the way in Nevada In a nearly identical ranking from last month, Mark ‘wsopfreezer’ Johns spends his second straight month atop the Nevada Poker Rankings and is the top online tournament player for the month of September. There were no new players able to break into the rankings this month and aside from a little movement near the bottom of the top 10, eight ...

SteveSchultOct 8th, 2016 0
WCOOP Main Event Win Helps Jonas 'Jownz' Lauck Top September MPLB

Jonas

wackyJaxonOct 10th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: 'EVERFR0ST' Grabs PokerStars Sunday Million Victory

'EVERFR0ST' won the PokerStars Sunday Million for a six-figure payday Another Sunday in the books meant another bunch of big winners in the Sunday Majors. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won outright by 'EVERFR0ST' who collected a six-figure payday of $142,425 for the win. Jon 'luckyfish89' Clark of the United Kingdom (ranked #172 worldwide) came in 2nd in that event for $99,947 while ...

dhubermexOct 10th, 2016 0
How a DFS Lawsuit Could Stall New York's Online Poker Efforts

The New York Supreme Court could be the home to another obstacle for legal online poker in that state. A lawsuit challenging the legality of New York's daily fantasy sports law was filed last week with the New York Supreme Court. The lawsuit is contesting the New York DFS law on the grounds that the New York legislature overstepped its authority by classifying DFS as a game of skill, ...

Steve RuddockOct 14th, 2016 0
Vicente 'vicenfish' Delgado Represents the New Breed of Spanish Pro

Vicente 'vicenfish' Delgado has made a name for himself online and live. (PokerStars photo) If you consider the statistics of just the European Poker Tour, you might think that the level of Spanish poker is amongst the lowest in Europe. It was just a year ago that Adrián Mateos broke the jinx, winning the first major EPT title for Spain. The biggest online tournaments, high stakes cash games ...

AlexHernandoOct 18th, 2016 0
RANKINGS: Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzales Holding Strong at #1

Fabrzio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzales seems to quite comfortable sitting at #1 (SHRPO photo) Just two weeks Uruguayan poker pro Fabrzio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzales took over the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings for the first time and he doesn’t seem to be willing to let go of it any time soon. Gonzales maintained his hold on top spot this past week and has nearly a 1,000-point lead over his ...

LanceOct 21st, 2016 0
Punta Cana Poker Classic Overcame Humble Beginnings to Flourish

The Punta Cana Poker Classic In just five days, poker players from all over the world will be sipping on complementary cocktails at the luxurious Melia Caribe Tropical Resort in the Dominican Republic, relaxing before the start of the seventh annual Punta Cana Poker Classic. The PCPC is the brainchild of online poker site True Poker, which conceived of the idea after asking themselves what ...

LandSharkOct 21st, 2016 0
Sofia Lovgren: From Eating Scorpions to World Poker Tour Dreams

Sofia Lovgren wants to be the first woman to win a World Poker Tour open event (WPT photo) Every week or two it seems someone is bringing up something on Twitter or other social media regarding gender and the poker world. A massive debate ensues, people take sides, and the rest of us just grab the popcorn. With that in mind, you would think the reality TV concept Girl Got Game, which put nine ...

JessOct 22nd, 2016 0
NJCOOP: ‘ShrimplyPibs’ Banks over $9K with Two First-Place Finishes

The inaugural PokerStars New Jersey Championship of Online Poker kicked off with a bang last week and has so far proven a big success, beating nearly every one of its guarantees. While 19 events have been checked off the schedule so far, players still have plenty more chances to get in on the action. That includes the festival’s much-anticipated $500 buy-in, $200,000 No Limit Hold‘em Main ...

LandSharkOct 23rd, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David Peters Takes Down PokerStars Sunday Million

David Peters beat out 5,040 other players to win the PokerStars Sunday Million (WPT photo) Veteran PocketFives member David 'Davidp18' Peters (ranked #284 worldwide) took home the largest online tournament score over the weekend with an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $143,505. David now has more than $5 million in lifetime earnings in online poker tournaments dating back ...

dhubermexOct 24th, 2016 0
Five Questions with November Niner Fernando Pons

Fernando Pons returns to the 2016 WSOP Main Event as the shortest stack (WSOP photo / Joe Giron) Before the 2016 WSOP Main Event final table PocketFives is providing extensive coverage of the 2016 November Nine including player features, interviews, previews, and statistics. In this edition of Five Questions we introduce you to Fernando Pons. Fernando Pons, a native of Palma, Spain, has ...

AlexHernandoOct 24th, 2016 0
Kenny Hallaert's Passion for Poker Extends Beyond Playing the Game

Kenny Hallaert has a career in poker - just not as a player (WSOP photo / Joe Giron) Tournament director Kenny Hallaert wants to make something clear. Poker is not a job to him. Instead, it is a passion. The fact that the November Niner honoured commitments to work as a tournament director at two tournaments following the conclusion of this year's World Series of Poker shows that it is his ...

ShillibierOct 24th, 2016 0
Brazilian Grinder Joao Simao Named as Newest partypoker Ambassador

Joao Simao has joined partypoker as an Ambassador With a population of 200 million and a gambling market worth upwards of $17 billion, Brazil is a country which online poker operators have been eager to tap into. With that goal in mind, partypoker recently announced a partnership deal with Brazilian poker pro Joao ‘Joaosimaobh’ Simao, who will become the new face of the site in the South ...

LandSharkOct 25th, 2016 0
Five Questions With November Niner Jerry Wong

Jerry Wong might be the biggest unknown heading into the November Nine. Get to know him a bit here. (WPT photo) Before the 2016 WSOP Main Event final table PocketFives is providing extensive coverage of the 2016 November Nine including player features, interviews, previews, and statistics. In this edition of Five Questions we introduce you to Jerry Wong. Jerry Wong comes into the 2016 World ...

SteveSchultOct 26th, 2016 0
WSOP Europe Heading to King's Casino for 2017 and 2019

The King's Casino in Rozadov, Czech Republic is going to be hosting the next two WSOP Europe festivals, in 2017 and 2019. (Photo courtesy King's) The World Series of Poker announced that the World Series of Poker Europe is returning in the fall 2017, but with a brand new home that has been the host to some of poker's elite over the past few years. After holding the series in England, France, ...

SteveSchultOct 26th, 2016 0
NUMBER CRUNCH: The 2016 November Nine

There are more numbers in play at the 2016 WSOP Main Event final table that just the November Nine (WSOP Photo / Joe Giron) You’ve seen plenty of numbers related to the November Nine. You’ve seen ages and chip counts, number of bracelets and final tables. Let’s not forget lifetime tournament earnings and number of big blinds. Rather than examine the obvious stats, let’s get to know this ...

JessOct 26th, 2016 0
RANKINGS: Alex ‘alexd2’ Dimitrov Rockets to #2, ‘SixthSenSe19’ Still #1

Fabrzio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzales is the #1-ranked player in the world for the third straight week.(SHRPO photo) For the last three weeks Fabrizio ‘SixthSenS19’ Gonzalez has been sitting pretty atop the PocketFives Rankings and watched as the players below him were unable to mount much of challenge. That’s no longer the case. Gonzalez is still the #1-ranked player in the world, but ...

LanceOct 26th, 2016 0
Moneymaker Excited for Inaugural PokerStars Festival New Jersey

Chris Moneymaker is one of the Team PokerStars Pros making their way to Atlantic City for the first ever Pokertars Festival New Jersey(PokerStars photo/Neil Stoddart) For the last six years American poker players have watched as PokerStars-branded live events took place in countries around the world other than their own. Not since Black Friday, when the North American Poker Tour was in the ...

LanceOct 27th, 2016 0
November Niner Vojtech Ruzicka Hoping to Make Czech Poker History

Vojtech Ruzicka could become the first Czech winner of the World Series of Poker Main Event (WSOP photo/Joe Giron) You get the impression from 2016 November Niner Vojtech Ruzicka that he really loves poker. He's already promised that he won't be retiring if he wins the Main Event and that he would continue to play high buy-in tournaments all around the world. But since the end of this ...

ShillibierOct 27th, 2016 0
NUMBER CRUNCH: The Last 10 WSOP Main Event Champions

Martin Jacobson came from a long way back to win the 2014 WSOP Main Event (WSOP photo) Over the past decade, more often than not, the guy with the most chips has not walked out of the Rio in Las Vegas with the bracelet. Sure, Joe McKeehen cruised to victory last year, as did Jamie Gold before them, but a quick look at the chip counts can tell you quite a bit about how varied the past decade of ...

JessOct 27th, 2016 0
NUMBER CRUNCH: The November Nine Chip Leaders

Cliff Josephy has an advantage heading into the 2016 WSOP Main Event final table - he's the chip leader - but how has that played out over the years' (WSOP photo/Joe Giron) Cliff 'JohnnyBax' Josephy has the chips and the experience on his side when he returns to Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker Main Event, but is that enough to guarantee him a seat at heads-up action for the bracelet' ...

JessOct 29th, 2016 0
Five Questions with November Niner Kenny Hallaert

Get to know Kenny Hallaert a little bit better (WSOP photo / Joe Giron) Before the 2016 WSOP Main Event final table begins, PocketFives is providing extensive coverage of the 2016 November Nine including player features, interviews, previews, and statistics. In this edition of Five Questions we introduce you to Kenny Hallaert. PocketFives: You were paid $1,000,000 for finishing ninth back ...

ShillibierOct 30th, 2016 0
November Nine Short Stack Fernando Pons Just Living a Dream

With just 12 big blinds to come back to, Fernando Pons was unsure how to prepare for the November Nine (WSOP photo/Joe Giron) Two years ago, in 2014, for the first time since the November Nine format was created, a Spanish player reached the final table of the WSOP Main Event. His name was Andoni Larrabe, a 22-year-old guy that eventually finished in sixth position in a tournament won by Martin ...

AlexHernandoOct 30th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David 'Ymobad' Imobach Chops Sunday Million

There was a heads-up chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament that involved two PocketFives members. David 'Ymobad' Imobach of Spain had his largest career online score with a $136,197 payday for the official 1st place finish as Poland's 'jacu131' likewise took home six figures and walked away with $131,273 for 2nd place. 'CROSA COLL' placed 3rd in that event for ...

dhubermexOct 31st, 2016 0
Partypoker Awarding 30 Caribbean Poker Party Packages Each Week

is making it easy to get yourself a seat in the Caribbean Poker Party event/ In August, partypoker made a splash when it doubled the guarantee of its signature Caribbean Poker Party tournament, the partypoker Million, to a total of $2 million. Now, the site continues to sweeten the deal, this time announcing that it will give away 30 $6,000 CPP trip packages in each of its weekly ...

LandSharkNov 1st, 2016 0
Eduards Kudrjavcevs Wins Punta Cana Poker Classic, $143,675

Eduards Kudrjavcevs won the 2016 Punta Cana Poker Classic, $143,675. After coming close to wins across the globe, Eduards Kudrjavcevs finally has his first career live recorded poker title. With $194,000 in tournament earnings to his name coming into this event, Kudrjavcevs was an accomplished player in his own right but is now the owner of the Punta Cana Poker Classic officially making his ...

Matt ClarkNov 1st, 2016 0
NJCOOP: Jesse ‘Rou$ey’ Elliott Wins Two Titles And Ships Main Event

Jesse ‘Rou$ey’ Elliott wrapped up 2016 NJCOOP by winning the Main Event, his second win of the series (Borgata photo) The first ever PokerStars New Jersey Championship of Online Poker finished up this week after over two weeks of exciting action. In total, 43 events were played with over $1,200,000 in guarantees up for grabs. The action culminated on October 31 when Jesse ‘Rou$ey’ ...

Matt ClarkNov 1st, 2016 0
Pennsylvania Senate Now Has the Regulated iGaming Ball

All observers continue to be focused on the Pennsylvania Senate as the Keystone State crawls towards regulating iGaming If you’re among the people waiting for another state to legalize online poker your eyes were squarely focused on Pennsylvania in October. Unfortunately, the month came to a close without a definitive answer as to when online gambling will be legalized by the Pennsylvania ...

Steve RuddockNov 2nd, 2016 0
NUMBER CRUNCH: The 2016 WSOP Main Event Final Table

Qui Nguyen walked away with a little bit more than $8,000,000 but that wasn't the only interesting number coming out of the 2016 WSOP Main Event final table (WSOP photo/Jayne Furman) You know the headlines, you know the bustouts, you saw what happened on TV. But there were many untold and unexplored stories of the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event final table, so we decided to break some ...

JessNov 4th, 2016 0
PokerStars Live Festival New Jersey: A Tale of Two Qualifiers

Peter Smyth came all the way from England to play the PokerStars Festival New Jersey after winning an online qualifier (PokerStars photo / Joe Giron) Every time PokerStars hosts a live event, whether it’s the European Poker Tour, the Asia-Pacific Poker Tour or the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, there’s always a slew of players who have made their way to the tournament by qualifying ...

LanceNov 4th, 2016 0
Mark 'wsopfreezer' Johns Keeps Nevada Top Spot For Third Month

Mark Johns

SteveSchultNov 6th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: 'arkolino' and 'Nec Arg' Chop Sunday Million

There was a heads-up chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament this weekend, as players 'arkolino' and 'Nec Arg' took home $142,201 and $115,041 for their respective first and second place efforts in that event. 'BrunoSAP' was the third place finisher and received $73,603 while 'R3D**WOMEN' collected $51,284 in 4th.

dhubermexNov 7th, 2016 0
Sweden's 'lena900' Wins October Leaderboard, Third Win of 2016

Sweden's 'lena900' notched together another spectacular month and finished on top of the October MPLB with 3,770.24 points. 'lena900' has now won the MPLB three times this year, previously winning in back to back months in January and February. This ties him for the record for most MPLBs won in a year with Chile's Nicolas 'PokerKaiser' Fierro who claimed this honor three times in 2015.

wackyJaxonNov 8th, 2016 0
RANKINGS: Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez On Top For Fifth Straight Week

Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez seems pretty comfortable at the top of the PocketFives Rankings It might be harder to dislodge Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez from the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings than anybody imagined. The Uruguayan poker pro held onto the top spot this past week with only two cashes - and only one of them good enough to add to his lead. Gonzalez finished 109th in ...

LanceNov 9th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: High Roller Win by 'lena900' Could Mean New #1

High stakes online tournament specialist, and the #4-ranked player in the world, 'lena900' won in the $2,600 buy-in Super High Roller event on partypoker for $47,125. The victory could possibly move the Swedish star to #1 worldwide in this week's PocketFives Rankings update. Hungary's 'Bandika' took second place in that tournament for $30,450. The $530 buy-in High Roller saw ...

dhubermexNov 14th, 2016 0
Investment Firm Denies Involvement with Baazov's Bid to Acquire Amaya

Former Amaya CEO David Baazov may soon find himself answering questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission David Baazov, the founder of Amaya and the man responsible for guiding the company's purchase of PokerStars from the Scheinberg family in 2014, has found himself at the center of another controversy as he attempts to take the company private.

LanceNov 23rd, 2016 0
888 Poker Ambassador Chris Moorman Has a November to Remember

Chris Moorman won over $100,000 in November playing live events in the United States Chris 'moorman1' Moorman is easily the most decorated player in PocketFives history. He's the only player to earn more than $10,000,000 in lifetime online earnings and has more than $4,000,000 earnings than any other player. He's won the PocketFives Triple Crown a record 25 times and he's been the #1-ranked ...

LanceNov 29th, 2016 0
888Live Heading to King's Casino in Rozvadov this January

King's Casion in Rozvadov, Czech is the next stop for 888Live In October, 888poker held its first ever 888Live Festival in London’s Aspers Casino, drawing players from across the globe for a 10-day live poker tournament experience. Now, the site is gearing up to visit the second destination on the series’ schedule, Rozvadov, Czech Republic, and this time promises players even more ...

LandSharkNov 30th, 2016 0
Montreal Nationals Capture Global Poker League Season 1 Title

Following months of buildup and nearly eight months of play, the first Global Poker League champion was crowned Thursday night inside The Cube in Las Vegas. In a best-of-11 heads up format, the Montreal Nationals overcame a furious rally by the Berlin Bears to take down the trophy along with the $100,000 team prize.

Matt ClarkDec 2nd, 2016 0
RANKINGS: Jeremy ‘Jermz’ Danger #1 for Fourth Straight Month in NJ

There is only one month left in 2016 and Jeremy ‘Jermz’ Danger is on the verge of closing out his spectacular streak to end the year strong. Danger has been on top of the New Jersey Online Poker Rankings for four consecutive months now and is showing zero signs of slowing down.

Matt ClarkDec 3rd, 2016 0
RANKINGS: Mark 'wsopfreezer' Johns Stays On Top in Nevada

Mark Johns barely edges out CloverSparklesFartShovels for his fourth straight month in the no. 1 spot of the Nevada Leaderboard Mark ‘wsopfreezer’ Johns has had a kung fu grip on the top spot of the PocketFives Nevada Online Poker Rankings. November was Johns’ fourth straight month holding down the top spot in the rankings and has really proved his dominance over the second half of the ...

SteveSchultDec 4th, 2016 0
NUMBER CRUNCH: Erik Seidel Breaks Through $30 Million in Earnings

Erik Seidel recently broke through the $30 million lifetime earnings mark (WPT photo/Joe Giron) It is pretty easy to talk about Erik Seidel solely using hyperbole. Justified hyperbole, of course, but phrases like “the GOAT”, “the greatest”, or “Seiborg” all are merited to explain his poker career. Seidel recently crossed $30 million in career tournament earnings, putting him second ...

JessDec 5th, 2016 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Joe Cada Wins PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up

Joe Cada added another Sunday Major to his online poker resume on Sunday with a win in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up (WPT photo) 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Joe 'jcada99' Cada won the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up and was awarded $57,441 for the win, with 'elementx8' cashing for $31,684 in the runner-up position. 'baeks22' came out on top in the $1,050 buy-in NLHE Sunday ...

dhubermexDec 5th, 2016 0
When it Comes to Poker, Simplicity is More Important than You Think

There are many qualities possessed to varying degrees by poker players all over the world - some are positive and some are negative, as with all things. One consistently intriguing and perhaps confusing reality, however, is that there is often some ambiguity as to which exact qualities belong in each category. An aptitude for simplicity and a no-nonsense approach are often regarded as ...

theginger45Dec 6th, 2016 0