2023 PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship | 2023 PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship –

It was a short but action-packed Day 2 at the 2023 PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship in The Bahamas that saw only six one-hour levels played out. A total of 1,014 entries were recorded when late registration closed with just 255 advancing to Day 3. Leading the pack is Krasimir Yankov who is the only player with a seven-figure stack with 1,002,000 chips followed by Philipe Pizzari (965,000) and Jeremy Ausmus (791,000) to round out the top three.

Yankov is widely known for…….


South Florida Poker Player Jeffrey Fogel Passes Away After 10-Year Fight Against ALS –

On January 25, Jeffrey Fogel passed away at the age of 51 after a 10-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

ALS affects the nervous system with the progressive degeneration of motor neurons, which in time painlessly shuts down the body. It’s the same disease theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has suffered from since 1963, which is when doctors gave him just two years to live. Fogel was initially given three to five, but …….


Iconic Commentator Gabe Kaplan is Retiring from High Stakes Poker –

All good things must come to an end, and for Gabe Kaplan, the long-time voice of High Stakes Poker, the time to retire is now.

PokerGO disclosed in a press release that the legendary voice of one of poker’s most iconic shows is stepping down from his role effective immediately. No replacement has been determined but is expected to be announced in the near future.

Kaplan, along with his partner AJ Benza, announced together the Season 10 premiere episode on Tuesday nigh…….


Top 5 Poker Movies You Must Watch –

Over the past century, poker has permeated pop culture, especially when it comes to motion pictures. Long before the “Poker Boom”, and even before the World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a thing, poker had already made its big screen debut.

Over the decades, poker fans have been treated to a plethora of poker movies, some good and others not so much. Some well-received poker films include the western comedy Maverick (1994), Survivor host Jeff Probst’s debut film Finder’…….


Mike Postle Escapes Court-Ordered Debt Following Poker Score…This Time –

Rumors that Mike Postle’s recent poker tournament winnings were seized are inaccurate, lawyers for Veronica Brill confirmed to PokerNews. But those same attorneys will continue to keep the pressure on the accused poker cheater in hopes of one day collecting a $27,000 court-ordered debt.

Postle finished seventh for $32,703 in the $1,200 buy-in Million Dollar Heater series Main Event at Beau Rivage Casino, an MGM Resorts property. On his final hand, in which he held an over-pa…….


Accused Poker Cheater Mike Postle Deep in Biloxi Tournament Playing for $200K –

With only his first and middle name (“Michael Lawrence”) listed on a tournament report, Mike Postle has reached the final table in a $500,000 guaranteed poker tournament at Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi, and his picture has surfaced on social media.

Angela Jordison shared a photo on Twitter that was taken by Max Young. Postle was accused of cheating in 2019 during Stones Live streams. He was alleged to have used an electronic device, perhaps in conjunction with a member of th…….


Las Vegas Poker Player & ARIA Regular Hank Yang Passes Away –

Hank Yang, a Las Vegas poker player who frequented the Aria poker room, has passed away.

The news was announced on Twitter by Jesse Segall, who referred to the late poker player as “the most generous/friendly player around.” That is the reputation Yang, originally from Virginia, built up over the years playing mostly cash game poker. His cause of death isn’t publicly known at this time.

Yang was a regular in the cash games at Aria for years and built up a reputation a…….


What WSOP Main Event Champ Said, “I Have No Plans to Play [Poker] After This”? –

One of the most famous poker players in the world has moved on from the game. This player is a Poker Hall of Famer, a four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, including one from the Main Event, and has more than $7.6 million in lifetime earnings according to the Hendon Mob.

Do you know who it is yet?

If not, here are a few more hints. This player’s best live cash of a smooth $1 million, his only seven-figure score, came in the 1990s. This player was a…….


Poker Movie Review: ‘Poker Face’ Screenplay is an Incoherent Mess –

Poker Face (2022), the newest poker-ish themed movie starring Russell Crowe, is now available on Amazon Prime ($5.99 to rent), Vudu, and DVD, but there are certainly better ways to spend your money, including but not limited to lighting it on fire.

Brian Koppelman can breathe a sigh of relief knowing his 1998 flick, Rounders, will remain in its rightful position as the nearly universally accepted best poker movie ever.

Poker Face’s Confusin…….


Dallas Contemplates Spending Additional Taxpayer Money to Fight Poker Rooms –

The fight between the city of Dallas and the local poker rooms could turn out to be a costly one for lawmakers.

One year ago, the city revoked the Certificate of Occupancy from Texas Card House Dallas, one of the top card rooms in the state.

That was just the beginning of an ongoing legal battle that has already gone through multiple appeals and could potentially end up in the Texas Supreme Court where a ruling on the legality of poker statewide could be made, if it …….