In 2009, at the age of 21, Joe Cada became the youngest Main Event winner ever after besting a field of 6,494 players. Many doubted that Cada was a serious poker player after the big win, but he probably silenced some of the critics when he took down Event #32: $10,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em Championship this summer.
It's been a while since my last blog post. I apologise for that! One of the reasons is that I'm in the north part of Sweden with limited access to the world wide web since 1,5 week ago. Another lame excuse is that I don't have any gambling adventures or other gambling-related stuff to write about.
The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), the richest online tournament series of the year, is just around the corner. A total of nine events, including a $2 million guaranteed Main Event a $1.5 million edition of the Sunday Million, will be played from August 1-3 with exciting poker variants and buy-ins from $109 to a massive $2,100. There are many different ways of qualifying for all nine events, including special daily Deadline Satellites that run throughout the series from $7,5! Good luck!
Welcome mobsters, if you are reading this blog for the very first time, I thank you for your initial interest. I think that if you give it a little time, you will find something that will peak your interest.
I am a semi-pro poker player and an author. I am currently working on several projects for publication, and will be discussing them on occasion in this blog. If you are a fan then I warn you, from time to time there will be spoiler book ideas discussed.
On Thursday, PokerStars released a short documentary about its Team Online member Alex "Kanu7" Millar - who has earned over 3.3 million dollars on PokerStars since May 2011. The documentary covers his journey from playing freerolls to playing the world's biggest online cash games. If you like to learn more about Alex Millar and the filming of the short documentary, then make sure to read his blog below the video. Enjoy!
After carrying out an autopsy, Slovenian authorities reported on Wednesday that poker player Johannes Strassmann fell into the Ljubjanica river in Ljubljana, Slovenia, while under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs.
Until Sunday the 27th of July, Full Tilt Poker is having a sale on Ring Game Tickets! During this sale you will be able to get at least 25% off on the original price. The Ring Game Tickets range in value from $5 to $200!
Example: Buy a Ring Game Ticket worth $100 for only 22,500 Full Tilt Points instead of the normal price of 30,000 points.
How to Buy and Use Your Ring Game Tickets You purchase the Ring Game tickets from the Full Tilt Store in the poker software:
Paul Phua, better known as "MalACEsia" playing at Full Tilt Poker's nosebleed tables, and another seven people were arrested over the weekend for allegedly taking part in an illegal betting operation at Caesars Palace.
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