Disgraced Full Flush Poker Relaunches in 2017

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Full Flush Poker is back, but the money they owe customers isn’t. In September 2016, Full Flush Poker went offline with a whooping $2 million in player deposits still on their site. Roughly 6 months later, you can now visit Full Flush Poker once more. But you’ll be greeted with a blunt open letter from Read more…

Doug Polk Ordered to Take Down HSP Videos, Facebook Page Vanishes

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Doug Polk had a rough week which started when the Game Show Network sent him cease-and-desist letters, asking him to remove 17 videos from his YouTube channel. The videos all involved the show High Stakes Poker (HSP). Polk released a YouTube video (see bottom) on the matter, stating that he believes he’s in the right Read more…

Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom Pleads Not Guilty in US Court

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Scott Tom, one of the former owners of Absolute Poker, was in Manhattan federal court last week to deal with charges that he violated US banking laws. Tom pleaded not guilty to money laundering and other banking related charges. According to his lawyer James Henderson, the not-guilty plea precedes what will likely be a plea Read more…

How a NJ Poker Player Won $100k in 15 Minutes

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Given that the US regulated online poker market is relatively small, we don’t hear about many big American winners these days. However, James Piccolo changed this narrative after returning to New Jersey to visit his father a day before scheduled surgery. Piccolo, who moved out to Las Vegas to play poker professionally in 2015, was Read more…

Russia’s Igor Kurganov Signs with PokerStars

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Igor Kurganov, a Russian poker tournament specialist, has just signed a deal to represent PokerStars. At age 28, he’s one of the youngest members of Team PokerStars. Early in his career, Kurganov had dreamed of being sponsored by a major online poker site. But the deal never came, so he just focused on improving his Read more…

Phil Hellmuth Spends Late Nights Writing Poker Brat Book

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Phil Hellmuth is busy writing an autobiography about his rise as a poker pro. And the work will appropriately be called the Poker Brat. This isn’t Hellmuth’s first time writing a book, but he’s still attacking it as much as ever, recently tweeting about the late nights he’s spent working. Here’s a tweet that explains Read more…

2017 Aussie Millions Cancels $250k High Roller – See Why Here

Monday, January 30th, 2017

While the 2017 Aussie Millions as a whole is drawing many players, the two high-roller events have fared poorly in terms of attendance. The A$100,000 Challenge only drew 18 entrants, prompting organizers to fear that the A$250,000 Challenge would fare even worse. That said, event organizers canceled the $250k Challenge, citing a lack of recreational Read more…

Doug Polk: Dan Bilzerian Lied about $50m in Poker Winnings

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Thanks to his Instagram fame, playboy Dan Bilzerian has done countless interviews over the past few years where he’s discussed his guns, women, and wealth. Regarding the latter, he claims that $50 million of his fortune came from high stakes poker games. But high stakes grinder/YouTube phenom Doug Polk isn’t so convinced that Bilzerian’s initial Read more…

Durrrr Challenge Back on in 2017? Cates Confirms

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Started in 2010, the Durrrr Challenge was Tom Dwan’s way of showing his online poker supremacy. He offered 3:1 odds to anybody who could beat him, which amounted to $500k for a Dwan win and $1.5 million for an opponent’s win. The Durrrr Challenge with Patrik Antonius was halted after 40k hands, with Dwan up Read more…

Tom Dwan Is Back! Promoting Paul Phua’s Training Site

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Ever since his sponsorship deal ended with Full Tilt Poker in 2013, and he stopped playing in the biggest online cash games, Tom Dwan has mostly stayed under the radar. But he’s remained popular in the Asian cash game scene, as evidenced by the fact that he’s currently promoting a new training site run by Read more…


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