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Poker News | People in Poker

Where Are They Now – Robert Varkonyi

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. This current time period in poker is responsible for a...

Where Are They Now – Dan Harrington

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Dan Harrington is very good at games.  He is very good...

The Round Table – Catching up with Kristy Gazes

Full Tilt Pro Kristy Gazes has been a busy woman! If she isn’t working on options trading she’s playing poker, both online and live and traveling the world on holiday. She sat down with me at the Bike in California recently to catch up on what she...

The Round Table – Mark Newhouse – Getting his Groove Back

Mark ‘Newhizzle’ Newhouse burst onto the live poker scene with a million dollar win in his first ever WPT event when he was just 21. Since then he has been grinding the cash games online and live and has been having some success in local Los Angeles...

Where Are They Now – Juan Carlos Mortensen

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Chris “Jesus” Ferguson started the new millennium with...

The Round Table – Catching up with Dan Harrington

Sixty-three year old pro Dan Harrington is easy to spot at the tables; he is almost always sporting a green Red Sox baseball cap. Playing poker for over 25 years Harrington is a legend of the game. He has written several books about poker and his...

Where Are They Now – Chris “Jesus” Ferguson

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Chris “Jesus” Ferguson doesn’t really compare to any...

The Round Table – Busting the Bike Early with Joe Sebok

I recently caught up with Joe Sebok at the Bicycle Casino for the Legends of Poker $10,000 Main Event. Last year he bubbled the TV final table, finishing 7th and cashing for over $100,000. This year Sebok hit rail within the first 2 levels making...

The Round Table - David Chino Rheem – Nine Lives

When you make the WSOP Main Event final table it is guaranteed to change your life, especially now with the long wait for the event to be played out and a winner crowned. Los Angeles based player David ‘Chino’ Rheem is one of the ‘November Nine.’...

The Round Table – Players to Watch - Shaun Deeb

Cashing for almost two million dollars, Shaun Deeb is one of the best online tournament players in the world. He recently took down the FTOPS $500 Heads Up event on Full Tilt, besting numerous tough opponents, and winning $115,014. KL: How long...

Where Are They Now – J. J. “Noel” Furlong

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Some people toil in poker mediocrity for years before...

The Round Table – Kenna James – Q & A’s with Your Favorite Pros

Cowboy Kenna James has been playing poker professionally for more than 10 years. He’s cashed for over $3.1 million dollars and has won numerous live tournaments. Name: Kenna James Nickname: Cowboy Date of birth: 12/18/63 Place of birth: Chicago...

Where Are They Now - Scotty Nguyen

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Scotty Nguyen is both one of the most successful poker...

The Round Table – Players to Watch – Phil ‘USCPhildo’ Collins

No, he isn’t the lead singer of Genesis; this Phil Collins is an online poker genius. He is one of the top ranked online players of this year with cashes over a million and growing. In just 2008 alone Collins has taken down the Full Tilt $1000...

The Round Table – Liv Boeree – Q & A's with Your Favorite Pros

Absolute Poker’s UK Pro Liv Boeree is a rock n’ roll poker goddess. Only playing professionally for a year Liv already has two WSOP cashes and a win at the $2000 Ladbrokes Poker European Ladies Championship for $42,000. Name: Olivia "Liv"...

Where Are They Now - Huckleberry (Huck) Seed

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Huckleberry Seed is quite the unique name for quite the...

The Round Table – Annie Duke’s Take on The November Final Table Move

It’s a new year of poker, new players and a whole new final table setup. Annie Duke is on the Players Advisory Council for the WSOP and she had a strong voice in the decision to move the final table back. If you had any doubts as to whether this...

Do Cats Play Poker?

There was Catwoman, the film starring Halle Barry in a tight black catsuit. Now, the world of poker has Catgirl, its own version of a sexy yet mysterious woman looking to dominate the poker world in her own way and with her own “catsuit,” which is...

The Round Table – James ‘P0KERPR0’ Campbell – Going Live

Campbell is one of the most respected online players. He has been ranked for several years in tournament poker and has cashed for over $2,000,000. Now he is working on bringing his game to the forefront in live tournament poker. KL: What are your...

The Round Table – Players to Watch - Dan ‘Wretchy’ Martin

This 21 year old up and coming player is definitely one to keep an eye on. He is ranked on PocketFives and recently took down the Sunday Brawl on Full Tilt for almost $70,000. KL: How long have you been playing poker? Dan: I’ve been playing...

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The IRS Scores Big at 2015 WSOP ME Final Table

The IRS managed to snag 34.13 percent from the payouts of the 2015 November Nine, totaling $8,467,091.

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