Monthly Archives: February 2010

JackQKA takes FTOPS XV and Durrrr Loses to Isildur1

It’s been another interesting week in the world of online poker, which began with the winding down of Full Tilt Online Poker Series XV, whose main event was won by “JackQKA”.Go to Full Tilt Poker » Go to Full Tilt … Continue reading

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Poker Patter 4

The latest edition of “Poker Patter”, our guide to the ludicrous yet lavish language of the poker table, takes a look at the different types of tournament format on offer. So if you’ve ever been confused by a “cashout” or … Continue reading

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David Benyamine wins Party Poker Premier League IV

David Benyamine overcame a tough final table at the PartyPoker Premier League IV, to take the title and $400,000 in prize money. The Frenchman defeated the young British player Luke “FullFlush” Schwartz heads up, despite being around 2:1 down in … Continue reading

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FTOPS XV now Finished, JackQKA Wins Main Event

The fifteenth Full Tilt Online Poker Series drew to a close this weekend, with “JackQKA” coming out on top in the $500 + $35 Main Event, after a seven way deal was agreed. The No Limit Hold’em tournament drew 5,645 … Continue reading

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Racing Post Poker and Horse Racing

The Cheltenham Festival, National Hunt horse racing’s end of season extravaganza, where the best horses in training do battle for some of the most prestigious titles in the game, is just a month away. This season’s Gold Cup looks set … Continue reading

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Poker Table Image

Poker is a multi-faceted game and there are many areas a player will need to work on, in order to become the best player he or she possibly can be. It is often said that position is the key to … Continue reading

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European Poker Awards 2009

The results are in for the ninth annual European Poker Awards, hosted by the Aviation Club, Paris and Vitaly Lunkin has been named as “Player of the Year” for 2009.

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Laak Dominating PartyPoker Premier League

The PartyPoker Premier League IV began on February 12th without Texan poker legend Doyle Brunson, who missed out due to an enforced break after surgery. His replacement, Phil “The Unabomber” Laak, must be thanking his lucky stars in the build … Continue reading

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Isildur1 Returns With a Vengeance

High stakes railbirds the world over breathed a huge sigh of relief as “Isildur1” returned to the virtual felt earlier in the month. With the absence of the mysterious Swede from the high stakes online poker scene, things had become … Continue reading

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FTOPS XV halfway update

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series is bigger than ever, with $17 million guaranteed to be won from some 27 different tournaments. Although the fifteenth series is now over halfway through, there is still plenty of action to be had … Continue reading

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