The Story of the 1989 WSOP Main Event For two years, Johnny Chan had been the world champion. In 1987, ‘The Orient Express’ claimed his first-ever Main Event victory earning $625,000. Incredibly, the very next year, he repeated the feat, becoming the fourth and probably final person to do so, winning a record-equalling $700,000. In […]

Poker, a game of skill, psychology, and a bit of chance transforms into a dramatic spectacle when fueled by rivalry. Beyond the individual strategy, poker rivalries encapsulate more than just game theory or a cool demeanor at the table. They are about narratives, personal challenges, and the deep-seated human desire to outdo a counterpart. These […]

Oh, the vibrant world of poker, where legends are born and tales are spun around green felt tables under the glint of dimmed lights. In this world, one name resonates with a melody of success, resilience, and sheer talent – Layne Flack. The man, the myth, the legend, who graced the poker tables with an […]

Have you ever found yourself at a poker table, feeling the intensity of the gaze of your opponents, sensing the weight of the chips, and smelling the faint hint of aged felt? If so, you know that poker isn’t just a game; it’s an experience. But how do top players share these incredible experiences, and […]

World Series of Poker Main Event Begins with High Hopes The iconic World Series of Poker Main Event began this week, hosting over 1,000 eager participants, each contributing a $10,000 entry fee. Tournament organizers remain optimistic about breaking the 2006 record of 8,776 entrants. This optimism is grounded in the fact that the 2022 event […]

Jerry Wong Seizes Maiden WSOP Bracelet in $10K Razz Championship At the end of Event #33: $10,000 Razz Championship, which took an extra day of play to complete, the victor was none other than Jerry Wong, who pocketed a $298,682 first-place prize along with his inaugural WSOP gold bracelet. Wong, an eighth-place finisher in the […]

With the poker world filled with brash players, a quiet, reserved player is a breath of fresh air. In today’s player profile, we’ll cover Allen Cunningham, one player that prefers to stay out of the spotlight, silently and consistently scoring high in every tournament he participates in. Player Overview Allen Cunningham is an American professional […]

Poker’s rich history and strategic depth combine to give it a thrilling competitive scene. Competition in poker is a core part of the game and various legends have left their marks throughout history. These players have undoubtedly, in one way or another, changed the game, not just from their tournament wins but also from their […]

Some poker legends are born great. Others find their way there accompanied by 16 exotic dancers and carried shoulder-high on a litter, dressed as Julius Caesar.  The poker career of Philip Hellmuth Junior is one on its own. A singular path through the game that will never be retrodden, so unique are the footprints. From […]