Betfair Wants Michael Phelps in WSOPE

Betfair Poker has made an offer to Michael Phelps, the Olympian who captivated the world as he swam for eight gold medals to set a new Olympic record. Betfair is offering to pay for Michael Phelps to participate in the … Continued

Making the Continuation Bet

Forcing other players to fold is probably the most efficient way to collect chips in poker. While winning a big pot against another opponent is always great, it cannot be counted on, as a big pot requires some combination of … Continued

PPA Hosting Charity Tournament At RNC

The Poker Players Alliance has announced that they will be partnering with the American Gaming Association to host a charity poker tournament at the Republican National Convention that is due to take place next week at the Xcel Energy Center … Continued

Thieves Clean Out Hoyt Corkins’s House

Thieves broke into the home of professional poker player Hoyt Corkins to steal two cars and a motorcycle, $10,000 in cash, and other valuables including electronics and Hoyt Corkins’s World Series of Poker bracelets and his World Poker Tour bracelet. … Continued

bmf823 Takes Down FTOPS IX Event #12

Event #12 of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series IX was a six-handed No-Limit Holdem event with a buy-in of $1,000 + $60. Ben Fineman, whose screenname is “bmf823” emerged victorious after beginning the final table in last place. This … Continued