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Tag: Poker Players

2014 WSOP November Nine: Mark Newhouse Reaches Back-To-Back Main Event Final Tables

Mark Newhouse made poker history by becoming the first player to make two November Nines, doing so in back-to-back years. He currently sits third in chips.

2014 WSOP November Nine: Felix "FallAtYourFeet" Stephensen Aims To Stand Up for Norway

Norwegian Felix "FallAtYourFeet" Stephensen could be the most underestimated player in the 2014 World Series of Poker November Nine, but he shouldn't be.

BlogNews Weekly: Is Poker Easier Than Life?

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, and 888poker.

2014 WSOP November Nine: Chip Leader Jorryt van Hoof Looks To Clean Up

Dutchman Jorryt van Hoof hails from the city of Eindhoven where he studied industrial engineering. Now he finds himself as chip leader of the November Nine.

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.

BlogNews Weekly: Tilt Psychology 101

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

Brazil Discusses Gambling Regulation: "A Prohibitionist Approach Does Not Work"

If approved, a new gambling law in Brazil would guarantee tax revenues of more than 8 billion dollars every year.

Former Politician Mario Adinolfi Talks Poker, Las Vegas and a Heads-up Battle in Europe

Former Italian politician Mario Adinolfi offers his thoughts on poker, his adoration for Las Vegas and a crucial heads-up duel taking place in Europe.

BlogNews Weekly: How Would You Organize Day 1c of the WSOP Main Event?

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

Actor Kirk Acevedo on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Walking Dead & Playing Poker

Hollywood actor Kirk Acevedo, who stars in the upcoming Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, is an avid poker players. Here PokerNews explores his two passions.

Is Poker Good for a Casino?

Is poker good for casinos? Statistics professor Peter Chi examines whether traffic in poker rooms drives business to slot machines and table games.

BlogNews Weekly: How Marcel Luske Prepares for the WSOP

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

Philippe Ktorza On the Decline of France's Poker Industry: "We Shouldn't Rely On Politicians"

According to the French poker pro, the market needs a new regulation and also some significant changes from the operators' side.

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.

Russian Student Turns $10 into $15,000 on Full Tilt Poker Jackpot Sit-and-Go Table

A Russian student was the first player to claim $15,000 in Full Tilt Poker's Jackpot Sit-and-Go tournaments.

Search for Johannes Strassmann Intensifies After Police Receive Tip in Slovenia

Searches for Johannes Strassmann intensify in Ljubljana, as someone contacted the police after hearing the voice "a young man speaking English with a German accent" coming from the forest in the outskirts of Slovenia's capital city.

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.

WSOP Champion Alex Bilokur: "I Am Not Mentally Ready for the Big One"

Russian poker player Alex Bilokur talks to PokerNews about his recent bracelet win and whether he plans to play the Big One for One Drop.

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