Unfortunately, some of the once-biggest names in poker end up becoming the subject of questions like “what ever happened to that guy?” The true greats of the game, however, manage to pull themselves together and stage mighty comebacks to return to prominence.
In this article we list 7 of the best big name poker players to have mounted career comebacks. It’s not a complete list, but those who appear on it are certainly deserving of mention.
Pretty much every single poker fan has watched the World Series of Poker on TV. When you’ve been doing so for over a third of your life, but haven’t yet experienced it in person, you get serious FOMO.
My maiden trip out to the WSOP was full of incredible experiences, some of which I’ve documented in this blog post about what it’s like to walk around the Rio, and through it’s famed hallways.
I hope you enjoy.
3-time WSOP bracelet winner Mike “The Mouth” Matusow has added another accolade to his impressive list of poker achievements: winner of the NBC Heads-Up Championship. Cardplayer Lifestyle brings you all the details of his incredible run though the field, and his final heads-up match-up with none other than longtime friend and nemesis Phil Hellmuth.
In this poker blog post I share with you one of the most incredible bluffs I’ve even seen. The bluff was recorded on High Stakes Poker and we’ve got the clip so you can join in on the fun, watching two of the game’s greats, Phil Hellmuth and Mike Matusow, in a battle of wills.
The Fullt Tilt Poker saga continues. Former Full Tilt pros apparently owe millions and the unpaid debts are allegedly preventing all the other regular players around the world from getting their money back. Cardplayer Lifestyle brings you more of the messy details.
Get our your pickled herring, gefilte fish, and Chinese food – it’s time to name the Top 10 Jews in Poker. Happy Rosh Hashana to all our Jewish friends, from Cardplayer Lifestyle!