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Tag: High Stakes Poker

Five Thoughts: Ultimate Gaming Exits NJ, WSOP.com Celebrates, and Elias' Big WPT Win

Five Thoughts examines WSOP.com's highs, Ultimate Gaming's lows, and Elias' big win at Borgata.

Gus Hansen Bails on Heads-Up Showdown with Viktor "Isildur1" Blom

Gus Hansen bails on heads-up showdown with Viktor "Isildur1" Blom.

Cheating Expert Accuses Roland De Wolfe and Josh Gould of Collusion

As the legal battle between Dubai-based trader Iraj Parvizi and London's Les Ambassadeurs casino develops, new details emerge in support of Parvizi's accusations.

Tom Marchese Wins Aria $100,000 Super High Roller II for $1,306,800

Tom Marchese wins the Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas $100,000 Super High Roller II for $1,306,800.

UK & Ireland Round-Up: Rob Tinnion Wins the Sunday Million

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up takes a look at the biggest and most-popular stories from the past seven days.

WSOPE Champ Adrian Mateos: "The Barcelona Poker Festival is Going to be an Amazing Event"

WSOP Europe champ Adrian Mateos chats about how his life has changed and his expectations for EPT Barcelona.

Grayson "gray31" Ramage Wins the PokerStars WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event for $502K

Grayson "gray31" Ramage beat 1,243 entrants to win the 2014 PokerStars WCOOP Challenge Main Event for $502,165.

Five Thoughts: Ivey Posts Bail, Hellmuth Eats a Burger, and Crown Makes Headlines

This week's Five Thoughts looks at Phil Ivey bailing out his friends in Macau, Phil Hellmuth stuffing a huge burger in his mouth, and more.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Wins $647,000 On Full Tilt Poker

As the World Series of Poker ceased to polarize everyone’s attention, the action at the nosebleeds got back to its six figure levels, with Full Tilt Poker pro Viktor "Isildur1" Blom closing as Thursday’s biggest winner with a $647,300 profit.

Chun Lei "Samrostan" Zhou Wins Over $500,000 On Full Tilt Poker

Macau's Chun Lei Zhou had a huge day winning $508,500 on July 16 at Full Tilt Poker under the handle samrostan.

29-Year-Old Poker Pro Johannes Strassmann Found Dead in Ljubljana

After the DNA test result came in, Slovenian police confirmed that the body found on Friday is the one of German poker player Johannes Strassmann.

Strassmann: Authorities Wait for DNA Test Results on Unidentified Dead Body

On Friday morning, Slovenian police found the dead body of an unidentified young man on the banks of the Ljubljanika river in Slovenia.

Johannes Strassmann Still Missing; More Details Emerge in Investigation

More details have emerged in the investigation of missing poker pro Johannes Strassmann, who disappeared in Slovenia on June 21.

Dubai-Based Businessman Sues London Casino for £10 Million; Alleges Cheating

Dubai-based buesinessman Iraj Parvizi decided to sue for £10,000,000 London's Les Ambassadeurs casino.

Viktor Blom Loses $3M in Two Months; Alexandre Luneau is May's Biggest Online Winner

After a very good month in April, France's Alexandre "Alexonmoon" Luneau continued his great run also in May closing the month as the online biggest winner with a profit of $573,054 after 13,544 hands.

WSOP Champ Pascal Lefrancois: The Ingredients That Create a Successful Poker Player

Canada's Pascal Lefrancois spoke to PokerNews about his career in poker and the skills a poker player needs to become a winning pro.

Gus Hansen Rides the Rollercoaster While Germans Dominate the High-Stakes Scene

After a great start on Monday, Full Tilt Poker Pro Gus Hansen is now down to -$209,209. Meanwhile, two Germans sit on top of this week's biggest winners list.

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius Week's Biggest Winner, Ivey Loses Again & More

Patrik "FinddaGrind" Antonius finished the week as the biggest winner with $718,952 in 891 hands over five sessions. Phil Ivey loses once again.

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