Monthly Archives: December 2010

NL Tournament Coin Flip Situations

When playing in a No Limit Hold’em poker tournament, you will almost certainly be faced with at least one coin flip situation, where your tournament life hangs in the balance.

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Haxton Beats Isildur1 In First Superstar Showdown

The initial PokerStars Superstar Showdown took place on Sunday, with online high stakes poker professional Isaac Haxton the first to challenge “Isildur1”.

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Roberto Romanello Lands Prague EPT Event

The final European Poker Tour event of 2010 has drawn to a close, with Welsh Full Tilt pro Roberto Romanello landing the title, fending off final table competition from the likes of Marcin Horecki and Peter Skripka.Go to PokerStars » … Continue reading

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Durrrr Challenge – Dwan Cuts Into Jungleman12’s Lead

On Wednesday morning, more action took place in the second instalment of the “durrrr Challenge”, with Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Daniel “jungleman12” Cates playing more than 1,400 hands. The pair followed this up on Thursday, managing to log a further … Continue reading

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How To Play The Hand – NL Hold’em and Low Pocket Pair

You’re playing a $0.5 / $1 No Limit Hold’em ring game at your regular pokerroom and there are seven opponents. The standard of play is nothing out of the ordinary; not too aggressive, not too tight and there is one other … Continue reading

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Poker Tournament Roundup – EPT, WSOP, IPT and APPT

There has been plenty of tournament action in the poker world of late, headlined by the return of the European Poker Tour, which has rolled into the Czech Republic for its last tournament in 2010.Go to PokerStars » Go to … Continue reading

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Haxton and Isildur1 in Superstar Showdown

The PokerStars “Superstar Showdown” was only announced last week, but the world’s largest poker site already has its first contender lined up to take a shot at their newest sponsored pro, the unidentified online poker phenomenon known only as “Isildur1”.Go … Continue reading

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Isildur1 Signs For PokerStars

The identity of the mystery internet poker phenomenon known only as “Isildur1” will soon be revealed, as the high stakes online poker player has signed a sponsorship deal with the world’s largest poker site, PokerStars.com.Go to PokerStars » Go to … Continue reading

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Dwan books winning session in the ‘durrrr’ challenge II

Tuesday saw the first action on Full Tilt Poker’s “durrrr Challenge” tables for about a week, as Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Daniel “jungleman12” Cates made further progress towards the end of their 50,000 hand competition.Go to Full Tilt Poker » … Continue reading

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Magical performance by Esfandiari to land WPT title

Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari has landed his second World Poker Tour title, after fighting off an extremely strong WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Classic final table, on the day of his 32nd birthday.

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