Super High Roller Bowl 2017 – 20 More Players Confirmed

The Aria Casino in Las Vegas, NV announced last month that this year’s Super High Roller Bowl will be held May 28st-31st. The third installment’s buy-in is $300,000. 

 

Unibet Open London Starts Today

 The event will feature star players like Unibet ambassador Viktor “Isildur1” Blom, Will Kassouf and Griffin Benger. The venue is the Grosvenor Casino in London, better known as “the Vic”, from February 23th to 26th.

Tennis Legend Boris Becker at High Stakes Cash Game Table

The six-time Grand Slam winner is no fish at the poker table, he won a €214,000 pot. Meanwhile, we saw a royal flush in Sam Trickett’s hand at an Omaha hold’em table.

Dan Colman Wins Triton SHR Manila 6-Max

The Manila stop of the HK$250,000 buy-in Triton Super Series was held on February 17th. 43 people registered for the prestigious high roller’s 6-max tournament which set the prize pool at HK$10,113,600.

Digression: Betting on Trump Impeachment

This week, Card Player Magazine published an article about the president of the United States, Donald Trump having “a little worse than even odds” to be impeached.

New Type of Poker Game is In Development

 PokerStars has finished Alpha testing a new kind of poker game called “Power Up”. Very little is known about the project, but the teaser video looks very similar to HoldemX developed by Global Poker League.

Brian Rast on Winning a $3 Million Pot

Brian “tsarrast” Rast recently appeared on the Poker Stories Podcast and told his story about the biggest pot he’s ever won, $3 million against an unnamed Asian player at a cash game table at the Aria Casino, Las Vegas. 

How Dan Bilzerian Plays High Stakes Heads-up

Recently Bilzerian – who’s more known for the pictures of his outlandish lifestyle he posts on social media than for his poker ability – decided to livestream himself playing NLHE heads-up in the high stakes section of Americas Cardroom. Doug “WCGRider” Polk provided commentary for the game.

 

Former EPT Director Takes Charge of PartyPoker Live

 PartyPoker announced in January the launch of a new large-scale live tournament tour, PartyPoker Live. Now we know who is going to be in charge. 

Bryan Paris Is the Second Player to Break $10 Million in Online Earnings

“Bparis” joins Chris “moorman1” Moorman over the 10-mil line. 

French PokerStars Room No Longer Takes Players from Abroad

 Non-French residents will no longer be able to gamble on PokerStars.FR due to new restrictions.

“Jungleman” Cates Still Has Faith in Durrrr Challenge 2 Continuing

Doug Polk called the challange "one of the most massive scams in poker history"; Cates still has hopes he will have a chance to finish the heads-up challange.

Doug Polk’s Take on Holz vs Watson Hand at the Aussie Millions

As we reported it, the Australian poker series Aussie Millions went down between January 11th and 30th. The series featured many top players, including Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz and Mike "SirWatts" Watson who faced each other in an interesting hand at the A$100,000 Challange. Doug Polk decided to cover the hand on his YouTube channel.

American Poker Awards: 2017 Nominees Announced

The 3rd GPI American Poker Awards will be held in Los Angeles this year, on February 23rd. Awards will be rewarded in 18 categories, including six new ones.

Surprise Win at Aussie Millions, While A$250 000 High Roller Canceled

The Aussie Millions Australian poker series was held “Down Under” between January 11th and 30th. 26 events were planned originally but only 25 ended up on the schedule. Hobby player defied odds at ME.

 

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