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Tag: High Stakes Poker

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.

Fish Goes from $8 to Dominating High-Stakes Cash... Find Out How!

Find out how this player went from his last $8 to playing high-stakes cash in the latest video from Nick Wealthall.

BlogNews Weekly - Do You Avoid Distractions at the Poker Table?

The BlogNews Weekly looks at the latest and most popular blog entries from the world's most popular poker sites.

The Bro Diaries: Alec Torelli and Andrew Robl Part Two

In Part 2 of the Bro Diaries, Alec Torelli and Andrew Robl share their experiences playing high-stakes poker.

Niklas "ragen70" Heinecker Wins $754,750 in 48 Hours On Full Tilt Poker

After closing an amazing 2013 as the year's biggest winner, Germany's Niklas Heinecker crushes the tables again winning over $750,000 in just two days!

Five Thoughts: Moorman Gets the Monkey Off His Back, Everest Signs Trickett, and More

Chris Moorman got the monkey off of his back on Thursday, winning his first major live tournament; the Season XII WPT L.A. Poker Classic.

Five Thoughts: 2014 World Series of Poker Schedule, More Chip Issues, and Dan Shak

Five Thoughts examines the 2014 World Series of Poker schedule, another poker chip scandal, and Dan Shak's boycott.

Dan Shak Offers His Opinion On High-Stakes Reentry Poker Tournaments

Dan Shak offers his opinion on high-stakes reentry poker tournaments.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Loses $400,000 to "Kagome Kagome" at 2-7 Triple Draw

The Australian atmosphere did not seem to be particularly favorable to Blom, as he closed a 2-hour session losing a rather large sum to his rival.

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