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WSOP Update: Women Poker Players Are Good After All

Christine Pietsch
Norwegian poker pro Annette Obrestad is taking heat for claiming in an ESPN interview that “girls suck at poker”. But one girl almost grabbed a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet this past weekend.

Hey Annette Obrestad, Want Some Cheese With That Whine?

Annette Obrestad
Norwegian poker pro Annette Obrestad has been engaged of late in a public war of words with Amercian poker legend Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson, starting the brouhaha by slamming Brunson's poker talents in a magazine interview.

Doyle Brunson Annette Obrestad Fight Beats Out World Cup

Doyle Brunson Annette Obrestad Fight
A public feud between one of poker’s oldest players, Doyle Brunson, and one of its youngest, Annette Obrestad, has actually managed to attract more readers than most of’s extensive World Cup reports.

Doyle Brunson Challenges Annette Obrestad After Taking Shot

Doyle Brunson
Legendary poker pro, Doyle Brunson, has responded to shots taken at him by poker wunderkind Annette Obrestad.

Poker Pro Paul Kitsos Dies On Way To WSOP

Described as "morbidly obese", poker pro Paul Kitsos died of a heart attack while in flight from JFK Airport bound for the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas Monday afternoon.

Doyle Brunson Would LIke to Meet Stalker in Dark Alley

Doyle Brunson is mad as Hell and he’s not going to take it any more.

Unabomber Shatters Poker Endurance World Record

Poker professional Phil "The Unabomber" Laak has set a new world record for the most hours of poker played in a single sitting. Laak beat the prior official Guinness World Record as well as the unofficial poker community record by playing for 115 hours.

Annette Obrestad Slams Doyle Brunson

Annette Obrestad Doyle Brunson
Doyle Brunson last week expressed his frustration with security issues in his blog. Now we have another famed poker player, the World Series of Poker Europe winner Annette Obrestad slamming Doyle Brunson, who is the face of the popular online poker room

Tom Durrrr Dwan Could Win First WSOP Bracelet

Tom Durrrr Dwan
Tom “Durrrr” Dwan is a virtual legend in the world of online poker despite his young age. That success hasn’t necessarily transferred beyond the virtual tables however, that is until now.

Brandon Cantu Re-signs With

Brandon Cantu
Just in time for the WSOP, has made a bold statement with its roster of online pros by re-signing one of its top performers. With over $3.6 million in tournament winnings to his name and a Top 100 All-Time Money List ranking, Brandon Cantu has renewed his contract with Team UB, a sign that continues to see incredible value in its pro lineup

WSOP 2010 Stimulus Package Yields $625,872

Aadam Daya
Amateur Aadam Daya has won the WSOP 2010 Stimulus Package poker tournament and the $625,872 that came with it.

Was Van der Sloot AANOTILTKK on Poker Sites?

Van der Sloot
Almost immediately following breaking news Wednesday afternoon that Joran van der Sloot was wanted for murder in Peru, the online poker community began asking what handle van der Sloot used on various card room sites upon learning he had flown to Lima for the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT).

WSOP 2010 Update: Michael Mizrachi Wins Championship

Michael Mizrachi
Owing over $300,000 in back taxes to the IRS and watching two of his homes goes into foreclosure, 29-year-old poker pro Michael Mizrachi has won the $1.6 million Poker Player’s Championship.

Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Blasts Obama Over Vegas Remarks

In his weekly blog posting, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson did not hold back expressing how he really felt about President Barack Obama.

Doyle Brunson Secret to Long Life: Weekly Colonoscopies

After all my complaining about feeling bad, I went to my doctor and got a complete physical. I thought that perhaps I was anemic or low blood sugar was the cause of my lack of energy. But no, the doctor’s word he used as he reviewed my test results was superb. My cholesterol was 170 and all the blood work was perfect.

World Series of Poker: Mizrachi Brothers on Top

Michael Mizrachi
The Mizrachi brothers were still atop the leader board of the popular World Series of Poker event, The $50k Player's Championship.

Team Full Tilt Poker: Phil Ivey Favored to Make 2010 WSOP Final

Phil Ivey has made Phil Ivey the favorite to win the 2010 WSOP. Ivey is a member of the Full Tilt Poker team.

2010 WSOP Player Betting Odds

The 2010 WSOP launched into its second day with the first $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em tournament and Day 2 of the $50k Player's Championship. Loses Lacey Jones as Pro

Lacey Jones has announced she will no longer be playing poker for Team

PokerStars Names High Stakes Poker Tables After Daniel Negreanu

In the live poker world, one of the top places to play the game against the world’s premier players is Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

Phil Laak Seeks Challengers for Poker Endurance

Phil Laak Unabomber
Poker professional, Phil “The Unabomber” Laak ( will be looking to set a new Guinness World Record for the most hours of poker played in a single sitting.

Full Tilt Poker Pro Phil Ivey Will Have Card Room in Vegas

Full Tilt Poker
The Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter will be opening a high stakes room named in honor of Team Full Tilt Poker pro Phil Ivey.

Unabomber to Break Record for 78 Straight Hours of Poker Play?

Phil Laak Unabomber
Poker pro Phil Laak, whose affectionately known as “The Unabomber”, is looking to set a new world record for most hours played consecutively at a poker table.

Despite Wild Swings, Tom Durrrr Dwan Still up $3.1 Mil in 2010

Tom Durrrr Dwan
Just because Tom “Durrrr” Dwan has made millions upon millions playing online poker does not make him immune from the swings that are part of the game

Poker Pro Michael Mizrachi Owes $339K in Back Taxes

Michael Mizrachi
Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi finds himself in a real serious bind these days. The Sun Sentinel out of Fort Lauderdale reports that Mizrachi owes $339,000 in back taxes and lost his Hollywood, Florida home to foreclosure via an online auction last week.
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