Kristen Bicknell, a cute faced terminator in poker
Aug03

Kristen Bicknell, a cute faced terminator in poker

The 32 year old Canadian’s idol is Jennifer Harman, she has 2 WSOP bracelets and no less then USD 3.7 million in her bank account. “krissyb24” is a nickname feared in the global online poker world. Kristen plays very well online and in the live poker tournaments. All of this peaking with the Woman of the Year in Poker title in 2017. Another kind of beginning for Kristen Bicknell Born in St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Bicknell had a rather...

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Ryan Riess, the man that wants everything in poker
Jul05

Ryan Riess, the man that wants everything in poker

About 29 years ago, a great poker player was born in Michigan. Obviously, nobody knew back then where his life will lead him, but Ryan Riess followed the path towards great poker performance unhindered, growing from a meteoric appearance in 2013, when he won the WSOP Main Event, into the mature and planned player that he is today.   Short biography We don’t know much about the childhood and youth of the one called Riess the...

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Romania is gradually becoming a preferred vacation destination for poker players
Jul01

Romania is gradually becoming a preferred vacation destination for poker players

The 2019 PokerFest season has offered live poker players the richest event calendar ever. Seven poker festivals took place in the first half of the year and at least five more are scheduled until the end of 2019. The most recent event that took place was also the largest: The Israeli Poker Championship Mamaia, organized in collaboration with NetBet Poker, had its guaranteed amount of EUR 150,000 in the EUR 550 Main Event exceeded by...

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“I don’t pass up an occasion in the summer” – the Romanian summer season is full of poker festivals at the seaside
Jun13

“I don’t pass up an occasion in the summer” – the Romanian summer season is full of poker festivals at the seaside

Summer vacation is drawing closer, everybody is thinking about leaving offices and workplaces as far behind as possible, however, poker players don’t have even the slightest thought of leaving behind their passion for too long. Even for the most disciplined of professionals, poker is a hybrid between work and fun, so much so that summer is usually destined for poker. Let’s not forget that the World Series Poker event, the largest...

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Doug Polk – interesting, exciting, charming
May31

Doug Polk – interesting, exciting, charming

Another type of poker We present to you a poker player that is a little bit different: he is specialized in heads-up Texas Hold’em, has won over USD 9.4 million from poker, he is only 30 years old, has an extremely popular Youtube channel, is passioned by strategy games, he partially owns a cryptocurrency – Coin Central, and recently, he told his fans that he is giving up poker… Early years Born in Pasadena, California,...

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Live versus online – competition or symbiosis? Case study: poker
May29

Live versus online – competition or symbiosis? Case study: poker

When online gambling exploded, many heavy names in the live casino industry though the world was ending. The most vocal enemy of Internet operators, the American magnate Sheldon Adelson, the owner of the Sands network carried out a huge lobby campaign in the USA against remote gambling, succeeding in blocking most of the US online operators’ expansion.   However, even if live games and online ones seem to be at each other’s...

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