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Tag: Full Tilt Poker

PokerNews Op-Ed: Hand History Analysis Has and Always Will Be Part of Poker

He may be heading home from Cornell University on winter break with an extra $4.2 million in his bank account, but Brian Hastings is biting his tongue right now. Three thousand miles west in Santa Barbara, Brian Townsend’s perpetually furrowed...

The Nightly Turbo: UB's Newest Team Pro, Another Poker Robbery in Texas, and More

In tonight's Nightly Turbo line-up, we tell you who UB recently signed as their newest Team Pro, about another poker robbery in Texas, and more. In Case You Missed It

PokerNews Exclusive: Isildur1 Speaks About his $4 Million Loss to Brian Hastings

"Isildur1" has been silent and anonymous since he broke into the high-stakes games on Full Tilt Poker back in October. Since then, he has been on a wild ride, filled with million-dollar swings that saw both the largest online poker hand ever...

The PokerNews Jet Set: Melbourne, Part 2

In Part One of our Jet Set guide to Melbourne, we discussed the culinary, nightlife, and entertainment options that can be found inside the Crown Casino. Now, for those of you excitedly planning your 2010 Aussie Millions itinerary, we’ll give you...

The Nightly Turbo: Full Tilt Poker Pro Suspended, a Look Back at Kid Poker's Year, and More

In tonight's Nightly Turbo we bring you news on suspensions being issued at Full Tilt Poker, Daniel Negreanu talks about his year, and more.

The $4 Million Controversy: Townsend Admits to Violations of Full Tilt Poker's Terms

It was almost too good to be true. Brian Hastings stepped up to the plate against "Isildur1" and walked away a $4 million winner, in the process possibly busting the mystery Swedes Full Tilt Poker account. However, everything a situation began...

The Sunday Briefing: Michael “dapalma150” Palma is Sunday's Biggest Winner

The Holiday season is in full swing and gifts of the six-figure kind were up for grabs this weekend on the virtual felt. The largest score of the day went to Michael “dapalma150” Palma, collecting $206,512.78 for his second-place finish in the...

The Weekly Turbo: 2010 WSOP Schedule, Poker Players Shave Heads, and More

In case you missed any of the week's poker news, we have you covered. The Weekly Turbo will catch you up on the poker news you missed including the 2010 WSOP schedule, why some poker players shaved their heads, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Poker Break, PokerStars in Another Music Video, and More

Tonight's Nightly Turbo will take you into the weekend with news on the latest poker player taking a break from the game, PokerStars in yet another music video, and more. Now you'll have something to talk about when you're sitting at the poker...

The Top Five Online Pots of 2009

One year ago, the record for the largest online poker pot ever played belonged to Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Di “Urindanger” Dang for the $723,938 pot Dang won in a six-handed $500/1,000 no-limit hold’em game on October 26, 2008. Since then, that rec

The Nightly Turbo: World Series of Poker 2010 Schedule, Brad Booth Talks Full Tilt Poker, and More

Tonight's Nightly Turbo is giving you the scoop on the 2010 schedule for the World Series of Poker, Brad Booth's thoughts about Full Tilt Poker, Kentucky trying to add names to the Internet gambling domain seizure list, and more. In Case You...

The PokerNews Mailbag: Poker Tournaments, Player Backing, and More

Yes, folks I'm back answering your questions. In this weeks mailbag we tackle how to select a poker tournament to try and satellite into, whether or not the best poker players in the world are really just wealthy, and how "backing" agreements work...

The Nightly Turbo: ANZPT Season 2, Everest Poker Sold, and Darvin Moon's Poker Tournament

Tonight's Nightly Turbo is bringing you the schedule for season 2 of the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour, news on Everest Poker's sale, and Darvin Moon's next tournament. In Case You Missed It

The Online Railbird Report: Townsend and South Clean Out Isildur1, Dwan Drops Down

With game catalyst “Isildur1” still licking his wounds from his $4.2 million loss to Brian Hastings and many of the Las Vegas-based high-stakes pros focusing on the live action surrounding the Bellagio Five-Diamond Classic, the nosebleed action on...

Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic is Ready to Roll

Poker once again returns to the Bellagio with the today's start of the World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic. This yearly event draws some of poker's biggest fields thanks to the hefty $15,000 buy-in and it appears as...

The Sunday Briefing: Mark "newhizzle" Newhouse Banks Sunday Score

When the dust settled on Sunday's virtual felt, Mark “newhizzle” Newhouse was without a doubt the day’s biggest winner, claiming $245,897.13 in the PokerStars Sunday Million. Making deep runs in simultaneous tournaments (finishing 13th in the...

The Weekly Turbo: Assault at the Poker Table, a Singing Poker Player, and More

The work week can get overwhelming, and not everyone has the time every day to dive headfirst into the poker world's top stories. Weekend warriors rejoice! You've just flopped the nuts because the Nightly Turbo has introduced a special weekly...

The Top 5 Reasons to Qualify for the Aussie Millions

Melbourne, Australia is 8,156 miles from Las Vegas. Taking a trip “down under” is a huge commitment and the price of airfare alone makes it too expensive a proposition for most of us. So, what if we told you it was possible to win your way there...

The Nightly Turbo: Ziigmund on Isildur1, World Series of Poker Circuit Record, and More

It's Friday and we're just as ready for the weekend as you are. We're sending you into the weekend with Ilari Sahamies' views on Isildur1, a record on the World Series of Poker Circuit, and more. What else are you going to talk about at the poker...

Are The High-Stakes Games Getting Too Big? Part 2

Yesterday we discussed the merits of the huge high-stakes online poker games being played at Full Tilt and why they are good for the game. Today, however, we'll look at the other side of the coin and discuss the potential negative...

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