Archive for May, 2011

News poker online: Gus Hansen Loses $345k, Clinches Biggest Loser Title

Friday, May 27th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Pro | No Comments

Here's a summary of the latest poker news Despite his recent losses, Gus Hansen is still one of the biggest overall winners of 2011. Lately though, his good luck seems to have vanished, as he struggles along trying to consolidate his position atop the 2011 leader board. A day ago, he put in another 481-hand effort at Full Tilt Poker, which – unfortunately for him – ended up in quite a substantial loss: he dropped around $345k, in the wake of a weekend outing which saw him pocket $686k. The Read more [...]

Poker theorems; David Sklansky, Baluga Whale, Andy Morton, Zeebo and Clarkmeister

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Mathematics, Poker Strategy | 3 Comments

The following massive piece of work on poker theorems was submitted by Conrad. Poker theorems are pieces of fundamental poker strategy and advice, usually expressed in poker literature and forums. An ‘objective’ poker strategy is hard come to come by – the generation of hyper aggressive internet hotshots have caused us to revamp our ideas as to what constitutes an ‘optimum’ strategy. Internet star Dusty ‘Leatherass’ Schmidt, who posted the world’s highest win rate for $5/$10 NL in Read more [...]

Sorel Mizzi, Ilari Sahamies and Vmnielsen win big

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Pro | No Comments

During the first half of May 2011 both Sorel Mizzi, Ilari Shamies and Vmnielsen had great winning streaks on the online felt. Last week, the high stakes online poker action showed signs of recovering from the lull it had been forced into by the Black Friday events. During the mid-week, the action flared up at PokerStars, which in itself was a bit unusual and possibly a sign of things to come, as the cash game action had always been hotter at Full Tilt Poker. Vmnielsen was at the center of the action Read more [...]

Rui Cao biggest winner in the wake of Black Friday

Saturday, May 7th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Pro | No Comments

Here's a recap of the high stakes poker action since Black Friday where FBI seized Full Tilt, Poker Stars and absolute poker The toll that Black Friday has taken on the online poker industry becomes more and more obvious every week. This past weekend, the Finns who thus far bore the brunt of the high stakes online poker action, were – for some reason – missing from the tables and that exposed the woeful inability of the industry to fill the nosebleed stakes tables with new players. There was Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 55: The Poker Player’s Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 11 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jul 2 Event #55: The Poker Player's Championship $50,000 buyin Poker has become a sought-after game for most of casino goers. You may have only heard of No Limit Texas Hold’em poker game as it is the most popular and common poker variation played on prestigious poker tournaments like WSOP. But poker comes in a variety of styles and sizes making it a game of skills and talent. Over time, it has revolutionized Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 58: Main Event No-Limit Hold’em Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 12 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jul 7 Event #58: Main Event No-Limit Hold'em Championship $10,000 buyin If you are new to poker, you may have only known the most easy and simple poker variation, the No-Limit Hold’em. After all, you may be surprised to know that there are over 50 poker variations out there. That only shows that poker has come a long way since its humble beginnings of just a game of card played within the family. Besides, Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 46: No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 10 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jun 27 Event #46: No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed Championship $10,000 buyin Millions of people across the world are fascinated and even addicted to poker games. Since its early beginning as a simple family game of card, it eventually turned out to be one of the prestigious casino games done annually. Besides, with the advent of modern technology and internet, you need not go to the casino just to enjoy Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 42: Pot-Limit Omaha Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 9 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jun 24 Event #42: Pot-Limit Omaha Championship $10,000 buyin If you’re a poker enthusiast, then, you certainly follow everything that has something to do with the game. The best way to enhance your skills and abilities to play poker is observing how experts play their game. The biggest event for poker enthusiasts is the Word Series of Poker which is a show of skills and abilities of professional poker Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 37: H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 8 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jun 21 Event #37: H.O.R.S.E. Championship $10,000 buyin Poker has greatly become a well-liked game both in online and offline casinos. Today, poker tournaments are made even more popular as prestigious tournaments like WSOP or World Series of Poker are televised, thus allowing poker enthusiasts from different parts of the globe to know the latest buzz in WSOP tournaments. Besides, poker game has greatly Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 33: Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 7 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jun 18 Event #33: Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship $10,000 buyin Before poker came to be what it is today, it used to be just a family game of card. It has drastically changed through the years with different poker variations. In fact, it is the most sought-after game for frequent casino goers. What’s more, the internet has made it more popular most especially with the availability Read more [...]

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