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oct
18

Triton Poker Episode 5 of SHR Short Deck Cash Game produces Amazing Cold Deck Poker Hands

Tags: high stakes, Paul Phua, Qiang Wang, Rui Cao, Triton Poker
Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018 by "T".

Paul Phua with pocket kings

Episode 5 of the 2018 Triton Poker SHR Series in Jeju has now been released, and while we don't see Tom Dwan in this one, one round had produced one of the most extraordinary hands fans will never see too often - for one thing, the stakes were incredibly huge at $1,248,300 for the entire pot after the players were done betting, and the other is because the cards battling are Aces vs Kings vs Queens, a showdown that could only appear approximately once in every 25,000 hands!


Read more » Triton Poker Episode 5 of SHR Short Deck Cash Game produces Amazing Cold Deck Poker Hands

oct
15

Triton Poker Releases Episode 3 of SHR Short Deck Cash Game - Tom Dwan Loses Big Once More

Tags: Andrew Robl, high stakes, Tom Dwan, Triton Poker
Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018 by "T".

It seems like Tom Dwan is having the worst luck ever at the Triton Poker Super High Roller cash game in Jeju, South Korea.

Triton Poker Super High Roller Series 2018 Event info:
Short Deck Cash Game 36 cards (2's thru 5's removed).
Flush beats a full house.
Ace acts as high (TJQKA) and low (A6789) for making straight (so acts as A and as 5).
BUY-IN: ₩ 300,000,000 (≈$300,000) for 300,000,000 chips - unlimited re-entry


Read more » Triton Poker Releases Episode 3 of SHR Short Deck Cash Game - Tom Dwan Loses Big Once More

oct
12

Poker Showdown: Phil Ivey versus Justin Bonomo

Tags: High Stakes, Justin Bonomo, Phil Ivey
Posted on Friday, October 12, 2018 by "T".

Two of the best poker pros in the game have battled heads-up just recently, and it's really interesting to watch and learn from them as they play a high-stakes match.


Read more » Poker Showdown: Phil Ivey versus Justin Bonomo

oct
10

Triton Poker Releases Episode 2 of SHR Short Deck Cash Game - Tom Dwan Gets Stacked Again

Tags: 2018 Triton Poker, Andrew Robl, high stakes, Jason Koon, Paul Phua, Tom Dwan
Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by "T".

Last week, Triton Poker released Episode 1 of their popular SHR Short Deck Cash Game in Jeju, South Korea, where Tom Dwan walked out after losing a huge pot worth $2.3 million to Paul Phua.

This week, fans can finally get to watch the continuation as Triton Poker released Episode 2. The cash game event is still held at the same venue (Landing Casino in Jeju, South Korea), and still playing with the 36-card Short Deck Poker.


Read more » Triton Poker Releases Episode 2 of SHR Short Deck Cash Game - Tom Dwan Gets Stacked Again

sep
20

partypoker to give One Lucky Player a $500,000 MILLIONS PASSPORT

Tags: high stakes, partypoker, passport
Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2018 by "T".

partypoker is going to give away something awesome worth $500,000 to one of its loyal players who could win a $5,300 seat to the MILLIONS Online through its assortment of satellites - and then win the tournament!


Read more » partypoker to give One Lucky Player a $500,000 MILLIONS PASSPORT

aug
22

2018 Poker Masters High Roller Tournament to Kick Off September 8 to 15

Tags: high stakes, Poker Masters, PokerGO, Sam Simmons, Steffen Sontheimer
Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by "T".

The week-long high roller tournament series expands to seven events. This is the second edition of the annual high-stakes tournament series, to be aired by the PokerGO Studio and the venue would be at the ARIA Resort & Casino.


Read more » 2018 Poker Masters High Roller Tournament to Kick Off September 8 to 15

aug
9

Why Tom Dwan Quit Playing Texas No-Limit Hold'em Live

Tags: Antonio Esfandiari, high stakes, Justin Bonomo, Texas Holdem, Tom Dwan
Posted on Thursday, August 09, 2018 by "T".

Tom Dwan explains in his own way what's wrong with playing Texas Hold'em live these days. In the interview he wishes to keep recreational players active in the game and shares his insights on what else is wrong with poker tournaments.


Read more » Why Tom Dwan Quit Playing Texas No-Limit Hold'em Live

aug
8

Video Documentary: The Making of Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom

Tags: high stakes, Isildur1, poker documentary, Viktor Blom
Posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 by "T".

Fernando Habegger, or otherwise known as JNandez87 (his username when playing online poker), has created a video documentary featuring the Swedish sensation of the poker world Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom.

Habegger has won more than a million dollars playing Pot Limit Omaha cash games with consistent wins since 2011, and he's one of the most sought out poker coaches in the game.


Read more » Video Documentary: The Making of Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom

aug
6

Brunson & Rast win BIG against Gus Hansen at Bobby's Room

Tags: Bobbys Room, Brian Rast, Doyle Brunson, Gus Hansen, high stakes
Posted on Monday, August 06, 2018 by "T".

Gus Hansen is one of the few high-stakes poker pros that gives us a glimpse of what goes on behind the doors of Bobby's Room at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Last week, he shared yet another session of a high-stakes poker cash game called The Big Game.


Read more » Brunson & Rast win BIG against Gus Hansen at Bobby's Room

jul
31

2018 Triton Poker SHR HK$1M Short Deck NLHE won by Kenneth Kee for $2,925,000

Tags: 2018 Triton Poker, high stakes, Kenneth Kee
Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by "T".

Kenneth Kee came so close in taking down the first event of the 2018 Triton Poker High Roller Series Jeju on July 25, and he only finished as runner-up when he lost in a heads-up match against Nick Schulman in the HK$100,000 short-deck NLHE event. However, Kee didn't lose hope, because a week later he found himself in the same spot again, this time against Cary Katz at the HK$1,000,000 Short Deck NLHE event, and this one was truly meant for him as he won to take home the colossal first-place cash prize worth HK$22,500,000 (or around USD 2,925,000).


Read more » 2018 Triton Poker SHR HK$1M Short Deck NLHE won by Kenneth Kee for $2,925,000

jun
21

WSOP 2018: Negreanu, Hellmuth, Ivey among contenders for $1 Million Buy-in WSOP Tournament ‘The Big One for One Drop'

Tags: 2018 WSOP, Big One For One Drop, Daniel Negreanu, high stakes, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, poker charity
Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2018 by "T".

On July 15, 2018, "the WSOP and One Drop announce the return of The BIG ONE for One Drop, a $1 million buy-in tournament capped at a maximum of 48 players and the most significant charity initiative in poker history.


Read more » WSOP 2018: Negreanu, Hellmuth, Ivey among contenders for $1 Million Buy-in WSOP Tournament ‘The Big One for One Drop'

apr
19

Leon Tsoukernik files another Countersuit, this time saying Matt Kirk conspired with Aria to bleed him dry

Tags: high stakes, Leon Tsoukernik, Matt Kirk
Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018 by "T".

Kirk left, Tsoukernik rightInstead of just paying Aussie Matt Kirk back all of the $3 million he borrowed (during their late-night poker session in 2017 at the Aria casino in Las Vegas) and get on with his life in peace, King's Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik has yet again filed a second countersuit against the poker pro who loaned him the cash.


Read more » Leon Tsoukernik files another Countersuit, this time saying Matt Kirk conspired with Aria to bleed him dry

apr
17

PokerGO releases Documentary Series ‘Stories from the Felt' featuring Bobby's Room

Tags: Bobbys room, high stakes, Poker Central, poker documentary, PokerGO
Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by "T".

Poker Central continues to think of new ways on how to spread the influence and excitement in poker gaming, and now they are proud to present to the poker community their short documentary series entitled "Stories from the Felt" and the episodes are available at PokerGO.


Read more » PokerGO releases Documentary Series ‘Stories from the Felt' featuring Bobby's Room

apr
12

Second partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Barcelona €25K SHR won by Davidi Kitai for €700,000

Tags: Belgium, Davidi Kitai, high stakes
Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2018 by "T".

It looks like Davidi Kitai's luck has been super high thanks to his wife's baby bump, which inspired him to win the first prize of €700,000 ($862,772) in the second of the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final €25,500 Super High Rollers in Casino Barcelona, Spain.


Read more » Second partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Barcelona €25K SHR won by Davidi Kitai for €700,000

apr
5

Gus Hansen wins $300k pot at partypoker!

Tags: Gus Hansen, high stakes, Leon Tsoukernik, partypoker
Posted on Thursday, April 05, 2018 by "T".

Many were happily surprised when poker legend Gus Hansen made a comeback to online high-stakes cash games on Wednesday this week. "The Great Dane" joined Sam Trickett, King's Casino owner Leon "KingsOfLeon" Tsoukernik and some other poker players with deep enough pockets to play $100/$200 Pot Limit Omaha at partypoker.


Read more » Gus Hansen wins $300k pot at partypoker!

mar
26

AmSoGood Makes a Quick $117k from Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom at PokerStars online PLO tables

Tags: AmSoGood, high stakes, Viktor Blom
Posted on Monday, March 26, 2018 by "T".

On March 21, 2018 Wednesday, player AmSoGood made a quick but sweet $117,000 off of Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom after defeating him at a heads-up PLO match in the wee hours that day.

The two sat down just after midnight struck at a $200/$400 PLO table, and they then had a second go at it a quarter of an hour after that. Their total session lasted for only 37 minutes, had 80 hands total on the first table and 41 on the second.


Read more » AmSoGood Makes a Quick $117k from Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom at PokerStars online PLO tables

mar
26

Ben Sulsky gets another Big Win of $116,455 Online at PokerStars High Stakes Tables

Tags: Ben Sulsky, high stakes
Posted on Monday, March 26, 2018 by "T".

Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky wins twice this week and on both counts, he came up top on the Biggest Winners list of online high stakes tables at PokerStars.

On March 21, 2018 Wednesday, it appears that American legend Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky is definitely on a roll, as he managed to win yet again a big one and came out on the top spot in the PokerStars high stakes leaderboard. The one he beat heads-up at the $100/$200 tables to get that nice payout - it's Swedish pro BERRI SWEET - the very same one he beat back on March 19, 2018 Monday, winning $90,770 that day!


Read more » Ben Sulsky gets another Big Win of $116,455 Online at PokerStars High Stakes Tables

mar
21

Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom tops Biggest Winner list with $159,576 at Saturday's PokerStars Online High Stakes Tables

Tags: high stakes, Viktor Blom
Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by "T".

On March 17, 2018 Saturday, at a PokerStars high stakes online poker action, it was Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom who managed to grab the top spot on the leaderboard with a whopping $159,576 win after emerging victorious at the 2-7 Triple Draw tables.


Read more » Viktor ‘Isildur1' Blom tops Biggest Winner list with $159,576 at Saturday's PokerStars Online High Stakes Tables

mar
21

Ben Sulsky wins $90,770 Online at PokerStars High Stakes Tables

Tags: Ben Sulsky, high stakes
Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by "T".

On March 19, 2018 Monday, the poker player who won the lion's share from PokerStars high stakes tables was American legend Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky, who went home with a payout of $90,770!


Read more » Ben Sulsky wins $90,770 Online at PokerStars High Stakes Tables

mar
12

Brunson, Cates, Hansen and others recently in Bobby's Room playing High Stakes Poker

Tags: Bobbys Room, Gus Hansen, high stakes
Posted on Monday, March 12, 2018 by "T".

On Friday, March 9, Danish poker pro Gus Hansen posted on his Instagram account that he's in the legendary Bobby's Room at the Bellagio playing with other high-stakes poker pros with stakes going to the levels of $1,500/$3,000!


Read more » Brunson, Cates, Hansen and others recently in Bobby's Room playing High Stakes Poker

mar
7

Gus Hansen returns to compete at ‘Poker After Dark'

Tags: Gus Hansen, high stakes, Poker After Dark
Posted on Wednesday, March 07, 2018 by "T".

Gus Hansen shall compete on Wednesday night at ‘Poker After Dark' in a high-stakes PLO cash game, thereby marking the comeback of the Danish pro since his first appearance on the show since 2010.


Read more » Gus Hansen returns to compete at ‘Poker After Dark'

feb
27

Gus Hansen loses $500,000 pot to King's Casino Owner

Tags: Gus Hansen, high stakes, Leon Tsoukernik
Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by "T".

A week after Viktor ‘Isildur' Blom won the Main Event at the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Germany Main Event for $1,048,153, the high stakes cash games continued at the King's Casino Rozvadov, Czech Republic.


Read more » Gus Hansen loses $500,000 pot to King's Casino Owner

jan
11

Unibet starts 2018 with Removal of their High Stakes Tables

Tags: high stakes, Unibet
Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018 by "T".

Even though the consideration of NL€800 and PLO€800 as "high stakes" could be a little misleading for those who really are aware of what true high stakes online poker games are, nevertheless, they were a sound decision for Unibet when they introduced these high stakes games back in March 2017. However, it was only less than a year after their introduction that the management had decided that the games are "currently too rich for their philosophy", and so they have lowered the highest stakes back to their original NL€400 & PLO€400.


Read more » Unibet starts 2018 with Removal of their High Stakes Tables

jan
10

Ben Sulsky wins $110,774 at PokerStars Online 8-Game tables

Tags: Ben Sulsky, high stakes, PokerStars
Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by "T".

Saturday, January 6, 2018, was Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky's lucky day, as he was crowned the first prize winner at the PokerStars high stakes tables. He won a total of $110,744 at PokerStars $1k/$2k 8-Game tables, playing heads-up against Russian poker pro Timofey "Trueteller" Kuznetsov.


Read more » Ben Sulsky wins $110,774 at PokerStars Online 8-Game tables

jan
3

Bryn Kenney Is The Biggest Live Tournament Winner of 2017

Tags: Bryn Kenney, Daniel Negreanu, high stakes
Posted on Wednesday, January 03, 2018 by "T".

Many people who aren't too familiar with the ways of the poker world may believe that those poker pros who win at tournaments get to take all the millions of cash they won with them, but little do they know that there's a lot more being lost when it comes to huge buy-ins, re-buys and not to mention the scores of other little deals (i.e. sponsors) to settle after a tourney has been won.


Read more » Bryn Kenney Is The Biggest Live Tournament Winner of 2017

sep
8

Doug Polk wants to have a heads-up match vs Tom Dwan for $5 million

Tags: Doug Polk, high stakes, Tom Dwan
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2017 by "T".

Doug Polk Whether this is some sort of practical joke, this most recent Youtube video of Doug "WCGRider" Polk slamming a US$5 million heads-up challenge on Tom "durrrr" Dwan's face looks like it's going to be a very interesting spectacle, should it happen.


Read more » Doug Polk wants to have a heads-up match vs Tom Dwan for $5 million

sep
1

Tom Dwan plays high-stakes poker with Dan Bilzerian in Vegas

Tags: Dan Bilzerian, high stakes, Tom Dwan
Posted on Friday, September 01, 2017 by "T".

At the all-new Poker After Dark, poker fans anticipated the comeback of Tom "durrrr" Dwan, and they were not disappointed as Dwan's poker prowess has once again manifested, allowing him to win a $700,000 pot against Antonio Esfandiari during the first day of the 3-day show.


Read more » Tom Dwan plays high-stakes poker with Dan Bilzerian in Vegas

aug
22

Igor Kurganov Wins €50k Super High Roller in Barcelona

Tags: Bartlomiej Machon, high stakes, Igor Kurganov
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by "T".

PokerStars Championship Barcelona Super High Roller attracted 86 entries (67 uniques, 19 re-entries) that generated a massive €4,129,290 prize pool! 


Read more » Igor Kurganov Wins €50k Super High Roller in Barcelona

aug
8

Doug Polk vs Phil Hellmuth in Inaugural 50K buy-in Heads-up Poker Event

Tags: Doug Polk, high stakes, Phil Hellmuth
Posted on Tuesday, August 08, 2017 by "T".

Phil Hellmuth (left) & Doug Polk (right)The winner of the 2017 High Roller for One Drop victor Doug Polk shall be facing off against the world's all-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth for a massive $200,000 on the 4th week of August at the Rivers Casino located just outside of Albany, New York.


Read more » Doug Polk vs Phil Hellmuth in Inaugural 50K buy-in Heads-up Poker Event

jul
17

An In-Depth Look in the Life of Poker Pro Phil Ivey

Tags: high stakes, Phil Ivey
Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 by "T".

In the world of poker, when someone mentions the name Phil Ivey, most people would throw out a flurry of various topics surrounding the controversial and mysterious poker pro. However, whatever they say, Phil Ivey is still considered as one of the world's best poker players of today.


Read more » An In-Depth Look in the Life of Poker Pro Phil Ivey

jul
3

Las Vegas high-stakes game shortly interrupted by brawl in Bobby’s Room

Tags: Bobby’s Room, High Stakes, Jimmy Fricke, Las Vegas, Phil Ivey, poker brawl
Posted on Monday, July 03, 2017 by "T".

The tranquil atmosphere brought about by super high-stakes poker pros who are labeled to be some of the most collected and calm personalities was interrupted briefly this past weekend, when a short display of violence sparked out in Bobby's Room at the Bellagio casino.


Read more » Las Vegas high-stakes game shortly interrupted by brawl in Bobby’s Room

jun
16

High Stakes: Phil Ivey seen playing in Bobby's Room

Tags: 2017 wsop, bobbys room, Gus Hansen, high stakes, las vegas, Phil Ivey
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2017 by "T".

Phil Ivey has traveled to Las Vegas and was seen in Bobby's Room at the Bellagio casino playing a few high-stakes cash games, based on Gus Hansen's Facebook posts.


Read more » High Stakes: Phil Ivey seen playing in Bobby's Room

mar
21

Tom Dwan's First Live Tourney Cash Since 2014

Tags: high stakes, Macau, Mikita Badziakouski, Tom Dwan
Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by "T".

Tom Dwan, best known as "durrrr" at Full Tilt's high-stakes tables before Black Friday, made a rare appearance in a live poker tournament last weekend when he entered the HK$500,000 (approx. US $64,000) Super High Roller of the 2017 Macau Billionaire Poker (MBP) Spring Challenge.


Read more » Tom Dwan's First Live Tourney Cash Since 2014

nov
17

Check out the video of Isildur1’s 5 Biggest Pots

Tags: Doug Polk, high stakes, Isildur1, Viktor Blom
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2016 by "T".

Doug "WCG|Rider" Polk has recently uploaded to his Youtube channel a remarkable video in which he reviews the top 5 largest pots that high-stakes poker pro Isildur1 ever played, and describes each one in detail.


Read more » Check out the video of Isildur1’s 5 Biggest Pots

aug
10

Familiar Faces At Bellagio's High-Stakes Tables

Tags: Daniel Negreanu, high stakes, prop bets
Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by "T".

Poker legends Daniel Negreanu, Gus Hansen, Patrik Antonius, Doyle Brunson and Phil Ivey (left to right in picture) all headed to Bellagio last week for some high-stakes action. With ‘high-stakes action' we are not only referring to high stakes cash games but also proposition bets!


Read more » Familiar Faces At Bellagio's High-Stakes Tables

oct
13

High Stakes: Viktor Blom $3.7M In The Black This Year

Tags: High Stakes, Isaac Haxton, Isildur1, PokerStars, Viktor Blom
Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by "T".

If you've followed the high stakes games on PokerStars lately, you probably know that the action has been great and that Viktor "Isildur1" Blom has won some serious cash. The fact is that the Swede has won over $3 million since the end of August and is currently up $3.7 million this year (Hands: 194,493 hands; most played game: Draw).


Read more » High Stakes: Viktor Blom $3.7M In The Black This Year

sep
3

Poker Pro Claims He Was Cheated Out of €18k During EPT Barcelona

Tags: Dani Stern, EPT Barcelona, high stakes
Posted on Thursday, September 03, 2015 by "T".

Dani Stern - photo from PokerStars BlogLast week we reported about EPT Barcelona's biggest and most important events. Aside from all record-breaking tournaments, there were several interesting high stakes cash games running at Casino Barcelona during the poker festival. This might be the most intersting pot, though. On Wednesday, 27th September, Dani "Ansky" Stern wrote on 2+2 about how he was cheated out of €18k in a €100/€200 Pot Limit Omaha cash game.


Read more » Poker Pro Claims He Was Cheated Out of €18k During EPT Barcelona

sep
1

Viktor Blom Wins $2.7 Million In August

Tags: high stakes, Viktor Blom, WithColor
Posted on Tuesday, September 01, 2015 by "T".

Things can change quickly in the game of poker. A great example on that is Viktor "isildur1" Blom's incredible winning streak in the past 2 weeks or so. In the beginning of August the 24-year-old Swede's overall result on PokerStars was about -$1 million ---  today it is almost +$1.8 million! In total, he's up 2.7 million dollars playing on the world's largest poker site in the month of August!


Read more » Viktor Blom Wins $2.7 Million In August

aug
26

Blom Wins Big

Tags: high stakes, Viktor Blom, WithColor
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by "T".

Viktor "isildur1" Blom has been doing great in the past few days on PokerStars nosebleed tables. According to HighStakesDB, the 24-year-old Swede's winning streak began on Friday and he's currently up $2.3 million in the past 7 days.


Read more » Blom Wins Big

aug
17

High Stakes: Daniel Cates Loses $5 Million In Cash Game

Tags: Daniel Cates, high stakes
Posted on Monday, August 17, 2015 by "T".

Poker King Club President Winfred Yu revealed to PokerNews about a week ago that Phil Ivey and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates were in Manila for some high stakes cash games. Believe it or not but, according to Yu, some games had blinds of HK$20,000/$40,000/$80,000 (approx. $2,500/$5,000/$10,000).


Read more » High Stakes: Daniel Cates Loses $5 Million In Cash Game

aug
5

Cates On The 'durrrr Challenge': "The challenge is agreed to be played out in the next 9 months"

Tags: Daniel Cates, durrrr challenge, high stakes, Tom Dwan
Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2015 by "T".

In 2009, Tom "durrrr" Dwan was at the top of his career playing high-stakes heads-up cash games online. The fact is that he was so confident in his game that he offered anyone 3-1 odds on $500k who could beat him in heads up after 50,000 hands. He posted the below message on a poker forum.


Read more » Cates On The 'durrrr Challenge': "The challenge is agreed to be played out in the next 9 months"

may
4

High Stakes: Viktor Blom Won $1 Million Last Week!

Tags: high stakes, Viktor Blom
Posted on Monday, May 04, 2015 by "T".

Viktor "isildur1" Blom kicked some serious ass on PokerStars last week. On Tuesday, he won $208k playing a 2-7 triple draw, 8-game and pot-limit Omaha (most of the winnings came from Kibler-Melby).


Read more » High Stakes: Viktor Blom Won $1 Million Last Week!

mar
2

High Stakes: "Isildur1" Up $700k Last Month

Tags: high stakes, isildur1, Viktor Blom
Posted on Monday, March 02, 2015 by "T".

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom has not created any headlines for quite some time now. The main reasons are that he's not been running that good nor lost any major sums (well, compared to what many of us are used to hear about).


Read more » High Stakes: "Isildur1" Up $700k Last Month

feb
23

High-Roller Tom Hall Reveals $500k Buy-In Tournament

Tags: high stakes, Tom Hall
Posted on Monday, February 23, 2015 by "T".

There will be no $1 million buy-in tournament (Big One for One Drop) at the World Series of Poker this summer, but that doesn't mean that there won't be any other tournaments this year with massive buy-ins. On February 19th, Tom Hall, who participated in the 2014 Big One for One Drop and is a regular in Macau's biggest cash games, posted the following message on twitter.


Read more » High-Roller Tom Hall Reveals $500k Buy-In Tournament

jan
26

Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million From Texas Billionaire Andy Beal

Tags: Andy Beal, Bellagio, bobbys room, Doyle Brunson, high stakes, Todd Brunson
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015 by "T".

Picture taken from outside Bobby's room - where Loman followed the epic heads-upOn Saturday, poker pro Kyle Loman tweeted about a massive game taking place in Bobby's Room at Bellagio in Las Vegas. Todd Brunson, son of poker legend Doyle Brunson, and Andy Beal, a Texas billionaire who made his fortune through real estate and banking, played heads-up limit hold'em with $50,000/$100,000 blinds. The two bought in for $5 million each and Brunson had all the chips in play at the end of the game. 


Read more » Todd Brunson Wins $5 Million From Texas Billionaire Andy Beal

dec
11

Former High-Stakes Pro Accused Of Fraud

Tags: fraud, high stakes, trojan
Posted on Thursday, December 11, 2014 by "T".

A former Danish high-stakes poker player has been reported to the department of economical fraud in Denmark. The reason is that several players of the Danish poker community have found trojan horses on their computers that they believe were installed by the suspect in question. The accused could allegedly see the other players hole cards on different poker sites.


Read more » Former High-Stakes Pro Accused Of Fraud

dec
1

NOSEBLEED: A New Poker Documentary

Tags: Alex Luneau, high stakes, nosebleed, poker documentary, Sebastien Sabic, Victor Samont
Posted on Monday, December 01, 2014 by "T".

In case you missed it, a French poker documentary (produced and directed by Victor Samont) called Nosebleed was recently released on YouTube.

The documentary is about two young French poker players who have been playing the biggest online cash games since 2009 and their dreams of winning a gold bracelet at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.


Read more » NOSEBLEED: A New Poker Documentary

sep
15

Gus Hansen Reaches $20m Milestone

Tags: back gammon, black friday, full tilt poker, gus hansen, high stakes, losses
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 by "T".

Gus Hansen has surpassed $20 million in all-time career losses after yet another disastrous week at Full Tilt Poker's nosebleed tables. Hansen has lost approximately $920k this month alone, bringing his losses this year to $5.5 million!


Read more » Gus Hansen Reaches $20m Milestone

aug
11

High Stakes: Daniel Cates Reaches $10m Milestone!

Tags: Daniel Cates, Full Tilt Poker, high stakes, Jungleman12, Patrik Antonius, Phil Ivey
Posted on Monday, August 11, 2014 by "T".

There have some incredible games running at Full Tilt Poker in the last few weeks. Last week was no different, including Saturday's games where big names such as Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom, Gus Hansen, Alex "PostflopAction" Kostritsyn, Niki Jedlicka and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates battled each other at the nosebleed tables. The latter, Daniel Cates, ended up winning an incredible $677.4k on Saturday! 


Read more » High Stakes: Daniel Cates Reaches $10m Milestone!

jul
29

Viktor Blom Wins $660k In Two Days!

Tags: full tilt poker, high stakes, Viktor Isildur1 Blom
Posted on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by "T".

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom got the best possible start to 2014 as he was up over $2.2 million already in February. However, as many of you already know, he has been bleeding money since the amazing winning streak and been down over $2 million at one points. Now it looks like the Swede is having a decent comeback given that he has booked some nice wins in the past week, including a $237k profit on Saturday and a $424.1k win the following day.


Read more » Viktor Blom Wins $660k In Two Days!


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