Poker players belong to two categories: online players and live players - and there is a huge difference between them. The difference is so huge, world class players who win thousands of dollars in live poker fail to beat even NL100 online.
Back in summer this year Matt Kirk told poker community about his conflict with the owner of King’s Casino Leon Tsoukernik about the debt of $2,000,000 they’ve got after playing together in Aria on May, 27 2017. Matt filed a lawsuit but it was qualified by a judge as a “card debt with no legal force”, or - long story short - made guys figure this out himself. Certainly, the Australian wasn’t too happy about the decision so he insisted on the money back.
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.
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.
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!
On October, 1st 2017 a horrible event happened in Las Vegas, 59 people were murdered and 500 more got different injuries. “King of Instagram” himself - Dan Bilzerian was in the middle of the event. He published a short video, and crazy mass media rushed to him after he did that.