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Ben Saxton

Ben Saxton

Ben Saxton is a teacher and a writer from upstate New York who has played small stakes poker, both live and online, since the early 2000s. Ben lives in New Orleans and covers poker on the Gulf Coast.

Ben Saxton Articles

2020 July
Q&A with 'Poker with Presence' Author Jason Su
2019 July
PokerNews Book Review: 'Waiting for Straighters' by Tommy Angelo
Nick Schulman Addresses Commentating Controversy After Finishing Third in the 100K High Roller
2019 WSOP Main Event Final Table Profile: Timothy Su
2019 WSOP Main Event Final Table Profile: Kevin Maahs
2019 WSOP Main Event Final Table Profile: Dario Sammartino
Christopher Wynkoop Spins a $150 Satellite Win into At Least Six-Figures in WSOP Main Event
Daniel Hachem Follows His Father's Path to a Deep WSOP Main Event Run
PokerNews Book Review: 'Play Optimal Poker' by Andrew Brokos
2018 July
James Obst Leaving Poker for Tennis
The Hand Heard 'Round the Thunderdome: AA vs. KK vs. KK
Player of the Week: 15-Time WSOP Bracelet Winner Phil Hellmuth
Moment of the Week: Joe Cada's Bluff Propels Him to the Final Table
Tony Miles is Dressed for Success and Still in the Mix
The Muck: Could/Should You Fold Kings Preflop on the Main Event Final Table Bubble?
WSOP Main Event Final Table Profile: Michael Dyer
WSOP Main Event Final Table Profile: Aram Zobian
WSOP Main Event Final Table Profile: Tony Miles
A Conversation With Carl McKelvey, One of the Last Texas Road Gamblers
Sit 'N' Go's to Thunderdome: A Firefighter’s Journey in the Main Event
PokerNews Audiobook Review: Tommy Angelo's 'Elements of Poker'
A Look at James Sweeney's New Video Series 'The One Percent'
2017 November
PokerNews Book Review: 'The Microstakes Playbook' by Nathan Williams
WSOP Strategy: At Table 147 With Henry Tran, Mustapha Kanit and Steve Bierman
Navigating Day 1: Playing the WSOP Main Event with Benton Blakeman
Going Deep in the Rio Daily Deepstacks at the 2017 WSOP
PokerNews Book Review: 'Advanced Concepts in No-Limit Hold'em' by Hunter Cichy
Talking 'Advanced Concepts in No-Limit Hold'em' With Hunter Cichy
Parting Words from a California Cash Game Crusher
Exploring the Uncapped Buy-in Structure at the Beau Rivage
Rick Bennet on "The Baltimore Truth," Sequel to "King of a Small World"
2016 December
PokerNews Book Review: "Once a Gambler: The Drift" by Miikka Anttonen
PokerNews Book Review: "The Myth of Poker Talent" by Alexander Fitzgerald
Advice on What Not to Do: Learning from Miikka Anttonen’s Once a Gambler
PokerNews Book Review: "Thinking Tournament Poker, Volume 2" by Nate Meyvis
A Structured Approach to Hand Reading: Talking “The Template” with Hunter Cichy
2015 November
PokerNews Book Review: "Thinking Tournament Poker" by Nate Meyvis
Thinking Through the WSOP Main Event with Andrew Brokos
A New Pro’s Journey: Daniel Jones on Mindfulness and the Mental Game
Sizing Bets Wisely with Cash Game Pro Sangni Zhao