Isildur a No-show at PartyPoker’s Big Game IV

As mentioned in a recent blog post, the world has been waiting for Isildur1’s live poker debut with nothing less than bated breath. To the many eager eyes, however, Mr. Isildur1 has backed out of his scheduled appearance at PartyPoker’s Big Game IV in London, which is to take place today at Les Ambassadeurs hotel. […]

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High Stakes Poker Season 6 Episode 8 Recap

I was happy to hear at the show’s outset that the group of players will be changing again; it’s time for some new blood.

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High Stakes Poker Season 6 Episode 7 Recap

Away from the table action, once again I liked the Negreanu Did You Know? segment about implied odds (excellent addition to the show this season!). What was even more entertaining, however, HILARIOUS as a matter of fact, was Gabe Kaplan’s post-segment commentary about “putting your opponent on implied tilt and he might give you an implied middle finger” LOL…

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Unmasking Isildur

They say that nowadays poker is a solved game… Well one mystery the poker community is still trying to solve is “Who is Isildur?” The poker phenom known only as Isildur1 became famous almost instantly by racking up millions of dollars online faster that you can say “bankroll”! Moving up to the highest of nosebleed […]

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High Stakes Poker Season 6 Episode 6 Recap

New poker session, some new faces, and 3 of the same faces I’m happy to see again: Ivey, Dwan and Negreanu. I find it interesting that Antonius, Dwan, and Ivey each bought in with $500k, as opposed to the $200k everyone else bought in for (Negreanu bought in for the $346k that he had remaining from previous session). I wonder if Dwan, Ivey, and Antonius feel more comfortable with bigger stacks, or if others feel less comfortable with smaller stacks against them.

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WSOP introduces voting for the TOC

Each time the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions has been held, it’s been an amazing event.Originated by Mike Sexton, the WSOP TOC always sees poker’s greatest players battle it out for the prestigious title. Aside for the chance to increase visibility and their bankrolls, one of the nice benefits for whoever gets a […]

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