British Poker Star Sam Trickett Says His Family Were Concerned about His Gambling

British Poker Star Sam Trickett Says His Family Were Concerned about His Gambling

Sam Trickett, one of the greatest contemporary British poker players, has revealed that he once had arguments with his family over his gambling after he went broke. The 32-year-old player’s fortune has now been estimated at about £30 million. Trickett, who has been playing poker professionally for 12 years now, has been acknowledged for his great skills and has been praised as one of the best poker pros in the world. The Brit started playing poker in 2005 following a knee injury which put an end to his career as…

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Ali Imsirovic Tops 2018 Poker Masters Purple Jacket Rankings Following Two Consecutive Victories

Ali Imsirovic Tops 2018 Poker Masters Purple Jacket Rankings Following Two Consecutive Victories

The US poker pro Ali Imsirovic remains among the players with the best odds of winning the 2018 Poker Masters iconic purple jacket, after two consecutive victories in the fifth and sixth events of this year’s edition of the series. On September 11th, Imsirovic took down the $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em event, taking home the lion’s share of the prizepool. But the $462,000 was just not enough for Imsirovic, who was crowned as the $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em event’s champion on the next day, September 12th, scooping $799,000 in prize money. Back-to-back…

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Many Live Poker Tournaments Set to Kick Off in the UK and Ireland in September 2018

Many Live Poker Tournaments Set to Kick Off in the UK and Ireland in September 2018

British and Irish poker fans will be very glad to hear that September 2018 will offer them multiple live poker tournaments to join. A number of live poker tournaments will kick off in September in the UK and Ireland, with some of them offering massive guaranteed prize pools. Others offer more affordable buy-ins and more modest prizes, but one thing is for sure – the following month will be full excitement and cards flying in the air. Here are the live poker tournaments and events that will be held on…

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New Video Game Red Dead Redemption II Offers Real, Multi-Player Poker Action

New Video Game Red Dead Redemption II Offers Real, Multi-Player Poker Action

Poker fans and gambling-loving gamers alike are now looking forward to the release of a brand new video game. The upcoming second instalment of Red Dead Redemption will provide gamers with the option to experience some real, multi-player poker action. Earlier this month, New York-based video game publisher Rockstar Games released the official gameplay trailer of Red Dead Redemption II, an Old West-themed action video game. While the gaming community was certainly impressed by its authentic appearance, shootouts and gunfights, poker enthusiasts immediately spotted quite an interesting feature in the…

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Former Poker Pro William Jordanou Faces Jail Sentence for Large-Scale Bank Fraud

Former Poker Pro William Jordanou Faces Jail Sentence for Large-Scale Bank Fraud

Former poker pro William Jordanou has been sent to jail after illegally obtaining a massive amount of money from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). The 60-year-old Jordanou is set to spend at least nine years in a jail in the state of Victoria, after swindling the CBA in a fraud of what was called “breathtaking proportions”, which had ended up with him obtaining almost AU$58 million. Today, Paul Lacava, the Country Court of Victoria Judge, severely criticised the former Australian professional poker player for obstructing the legal proceedings against…

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Ivan Leow Conquers partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia Triton Super High Roller Event in Sochi

Ivan Leow Conquers partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia Triton Super High Roller Event in Sochi

The Triton Poker Super High Roller, which was held as part of this year’s partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia festival, was brought to an end, with Seng Yee Leow AKA Ivan Leow scoring another great victory, as he became the event’s champion and took home the lion’s share of the massive prize pool. This was the second high roller tournament which was held at the Sochi Casino and Resort as part of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia series. Day 1 of the Super High Roller event saw only 14 entries, but…

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Live Poker Tournaments to Be Held in the UK and Ireland in August 2018

Live Poker Tournaments to Be Held in the UK and Ireland in August 2018

August is already here, with a bunch of exciting poker tournaments set to kick off in the UK and Ireland. This summer, a number of live poker events will be held in some of the greatest poker rooms, offering the opportunity for some excellent time spent while winning great prizes. The live poker tournaments that are to be held in August 2018 offer a variety of buy-ins suitable for players with different bankrolls, as well as great range of prizes for their efforts. As a matter of fact, two events…

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Auckland Player Hits Caribbean Stud Poker NZ$1.1-Million Progressive Jackpot at SkyCity Casino

Auckland Player Hits Caribbean Stud Poker NZ$1.1-Million Progressive Jackpot at SkyCity Casino

Last night turned out to be a lucky one for an Auckland Caribbean Stud Poker player who managed to grow a NZ$35 bet into a winning of over a million at the SkyCity casino. The winner, whose name has not been revealed yet, is a regular customer of the casino, as according to SkyCity gaming staff she and her husband visit the venue every now end then. Michael Ahearne, the chief operating officer of the Group, said that all casino employees were very happy for the casino customer and congratulated…

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Tony Miles Uses Twitter Account to Apologise for Slow-Roll Accusations Thrown at John Cynn

Tony Miles Uses Twitter Account to Apologise for Slow-Roll Accusations Thrown at John Cynn

The Main Event of this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) was brought to an end a few days ago, with John Cynn emerging victorious from the competition, winning the first-place prize of $,800,000 after he managed to top an overall player field of 7,874 players. However, the victory of Cynn was slightly dimmed by his last standing rival on the event’s final table. Tony Miles remained on the runner-up position in the competition and suggested that Cynn might have slow-rolled him with his last move. Later, on Sunday, he…

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Irish Poker Masters and partypoker Millions Return to Ireland and the UK This Autumn

Irish Poker Masters and partypoker Millions Return to Ireland and the UK This Autumn

This autumn, Ireland and the UK will become home to two large-scale live poker tournaments organised by partypoker. The partypoker LIVE has already announced the schedules for its 2018 Irish Poker Masters and Millions UK 2018, both of which are set to kick off in September. First, poker lovers would be able to join this year’s edition of the Irish Poker Masters, which is to take place in Killarney’s INEC & Gleneagle Hotel from September 5th to 9th. The series will offer a great variety of events featuring different buy-ins…

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