Poker has been a treasured card game since its origins in the 19th century. Its enduring popularity lies in the fact that it requires more skill than luck, creating an exciting experience that rewards highly talented players. This tricky combination of chance and strategy has given poker an impressively long-running competitive scene. Over the years, […]

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 […]

Many notable players in poker are recognized for their exceptional results and flamboyant personalities. The pros know that having exciting personas at the table is one of the keys to fame. From Daniel Negreanu’s uncanny ability to know his opponents cards to Doyle Brunson’s signature cowboy hat, most pros enjoy standing out at the table. […]

GGPoker joins the worldwide poker community in mourning the passing of Doyle ‘Texas Dolly’ Brunson, who passed away yesterday at the age of 89. Widely known as ‘The Godfather of Poker’, Brunson was a two-time World Series of Poker Main Event champion and one of the most-recognizable figures in the poker world. He held eight […]

Competitive poker has no shortage of fascinating players. Massive poker tournaments allow players worldwide to shine, becoming celebrities for their skills and results. Every poker player has a unique story, from reformed criminals like David Ulliott to prodigies with genius IQs like Stu Ungar. It’s common to see players migrate to poker from sports, like […]

Even today, new pro poker players are constantly emerging. Every year, big tournaments like the WSOP attract thousands of entrants, each hungry for fame,  fortune, and a chance to win one of the coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelets. Today, we’ll cover one modern-day poker pro that everyone should get to know: Michael “The […]

I was introduced to the world of poker a few years after the man with the perfect name and perfect story became the 2003 WSOP Main Event champion. Having never deposited any money of my own, I started the journey with a free bankroll offered by an affiliate site that I found randomly while browsing […]

The competitive world of high-stakes poker is no stranger to superstars. Huge tournaments provide the perfect platform for skilled players to become recognized. The massive prize pools of international events like the World Series of Poker (WSOP) are often secondary to the fame one achieves from winning them. The allure of the biggest tournaments draws […]

The world of professional poker has a long and storied history. Since the first World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 1970, competitive poker tournaments have given players from all over a chance to shine. New players always joining the field, with countless people vying for the fame and fortune of winning a big event. While […]

Competitive poker attracts players from all over the world. It’s hard to resist the enormous payouts of most poker tournaments and the global recognition you get for winning one. New players are always appearing on the scene and the best of the best are never forgotten. Poker pros are usually known for their iconic playstyles, […]

Competitive poker is one of the biggest industries in the world. It’s a global phenomenon, attracting players from all backgrounds with the allure of fame and fortune. Over the years, we have seen our fair share of fantastic players. These legends become known for their personalities, playstyles, and, most importantly, results. In this article, we’ll […]

The competitive world of high-stakes poker is filled with exciting personalities. Many players are entertainers, getting the crowd on their side and keeping the game fun to watch. Some pros are instantly recognizable, whether through elaborate getups like Chris Ferguson’s cowboy attire or for their behavior at the table like Phil Hellmuth’s reputation as the […]