Russian blockchain poker room Cash Poker Pro conquers messengers
Russian blockchain poker room Cash Poker Pro conquers messengers

On October, 26 ICO (fundraising) for a quite interesting blockchain project has started. It is a virtual poker room Cash Poker Pro from Russian-speaking developers. They plan on raising $30,000,000 till November, 18th with most of the means going for the needs of marketing (with full-scale ad campaign starting next year) and further development.

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Hottest girlfriends of the top poker players
Hottest girlfriends of the top poker players

Most articles dedicated to significant others of the top poker players or women in poker in general tell about the same things: wives/girlfriends of the middle-aged established players (Negreanu, Helmuth, Ivey etc.), or same old list of Jennifer Tilly, Vanessa Selbst, Liv Boeree, Jennifer Harman etc.

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Matt Kirk won almost $1,000,000 in big cash game at Party Poker
Matt Kirk won almost $1,000,000 in big cash game at Party Poker

This is a rather unexpected occasion as temporary center of online high stakes world is now PartyPoker. The private invitational PLO cash game gathered round such players like Viktor Blom, Leon Tsoukernik, Sam Trickett, Luke Schwartz, Matt Kirk and others. The latter showed and proved for another time that he is able to become (if not already) a new Isildur!

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Who is “Goose” and why does Holz call him the best?
Who is “Goose” and why does Holz call him the best?

One of the predictions for the finishing Poker Masters high roller series in ARIA came true. Back in January 2017 Fedor Holz told that this is going to be the year of Steffen Sontheimer, a young German player who’s been nicknamed “Goose” by his friends.

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Virtue Poker: Poker Room of the Future on Blockchain
Virtue Poker: Poker Room of the Future on Blockchain

The project Virtue Poker that is about to become the first blaockchain-room with full de-centralization and maximal transparency in operation has inked deals with two famous players – Dan Coleman and Brian Rast. This is an extraordinary event so we’ve decided to have a closer look at this project.

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SL Casino Riga by Storm International will be open in October
SL Casino Riga by Storm International will be open in October

One of the leading companies in the gambling business, Storm International, is going to open new Shangri La new facilities in the Latvian capital – SL Casino Riga. This group of companies is known for its casinos and ‘Storm Casino’ slot-machines all over Germany. The main features of the gambling halls of this company are the incredible interior design, variety of games and the shows of the highest level for the customers.

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The best slow roll in history?
The best slow roll in history?

William Kassouf. We’ve discussed this character in Autumn last year. He got his quick moment of fame and became a hero (an anti-hero for many) of World Series of Poker back then in the situation with verbal “assault” for his opponent and got some from Jack Effel.

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Spin & Go Max: new format at PokerStars with rake of 9%!
Spin & Go Max: new format at PokerStars with rake of 9%!

We’ve recently told you about the new loyalty program Chests from the most famous poker room in the world. It has been clear back then that the trend we could follow tracing the activity of the company didn’t promise any good news for the true poker fans. The worst predictions have come to life as Spin & Go Max turned out to be an analogue of BLAST at 888Poker – spin-n-go tournaments with the function of forced all-in.

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Jennifer Harman: “Negreanu is like a brother to me”.
Jennifer Harman: “Negreanu is like a brother to me”.

Jennifer Harman is over 50 now. You certainly remember her. She was an often guest in the company of regulars for the first four seasons of High Stakes Poker. She still play at the very high level at Bobby’s Room. She has WSOP bracelets and WPT final tables. She is one of the most famous cash players in the world. So what has changed in her world and what she has been up to lately? The information is below.

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Embrace Blackjack to Become a Better Poker Player
Embrace Blackjack to Become a Better Poker Player

Whether you are playing the game at home or in venues across the world, poker can offer up a fair share of drama, thrills and excitement. After all, this is why the game is arguably more popular than ever, with an estimated 40 million people playing it across the world.

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Poker After Dark comes back in August! New series for super high rollers
Poker After Dark comes back in August! New series for super high rollers

In the middle of August 2017 starts broadcasting of the new episodes of one of the most famous poker shows of past years - Poker After Dark. This was an initiative of the company, poker channel and website of the same name - Poker Central, to be more precise, its subsidiary structure PokerGO. More to that, in the middle of September, a new series starts being run by from the same guys – Poker Masters. The series is aimed for high rollers – the vents are with buy-ins of $50,000 to $100,000.

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WSOP 2017 champion will pay $4,000,000 in taxes
WSOP 2017 champion will pay $4,000,000 in taxes

We already know that young American Scott Blumstein became the winner of World Series of Poker 2017 Main Event. His official prize money is officially $8,150,000, but after paying taxes he will be left with… a little over half of that. This year WSOP Main Event 2017 gathered 7,221 people. That’s a lot. There were more registrations only back in 2010 (7,319 buy-ins) and 2006 (8.773). In addition to that, for the first time in six years the number of players was more than 7,000. This was the line they were trying but couldn’t reach.

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Chris Ferguson may become the best player at WSOP 2017! Really?
Chris Ferguson may become the best player at WSOP 2017! Really?

Long dark hair, well-groomed beard, cowboy hat, slim body structure – those are the features that allowed a poker player to receive nickname “Jesus”. Chris Ferguson is one of the key figure of Full Tilt Poker scandal – he returned to poker a year ago and made a fuss on WSOP 2017 making ITM for 16 (!) times!

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