Archie Karas and money curseArchie Karas și blestemul banilor
25 aug. 2015

Archie Karas and money curseArchie Karas și blestemul banilor

by Bogdan Fechită Archie Karas is a gaming legend. Considered to be one of the best gamblers in the world, the Greek origin player has also black spots in his career: he came to be arrested after being caught cheating.   He was born in 1951 in a Greek island. He had a childhood marked by poverty, his father being a construction worker. At 15 he ran away from home after he had a strong argument with his father who threw a shovel...

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Johnny Moss – „The Grand Old Man of Poker”   Johnny Moss – „Marele Bătrân al Pokerului”
27 mart. 2014

Johnny Moss – „The Grand Old Man of Poker” Johnny Moss – „Marele Bătrân al Pokerului”

There are few characters in the history of poker that have done more for the game than the great Johnny Moss. Winning 3 of the first five WSOP Main Events and amassing 9 WSOP bracelets, Moss was a force to be reckoned with on the felt. A true rounder, Moss was born and bred in the old school when players still carried a pistol in their waistband and things like endorsements from major corporations were unheard of. Moss was born in...

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Benny Binion, the Las Vegas cowboy Benny Binion, cowboyul din Las Vegas
30 oct. 2012

Benny Binion, the Las Vegas cowboy Benny Binion, cowboyul din Las Vegas

Text: Roxana Leonte He was a cowboy his entire life and was not ashamed of it. He never wore a tie, he used only cufflinks and buttons of gold for his cowboy shirts and always had at least one pistol on him, even when this was forbidden by law. Lester Ben “Benny” Binion it is one of the names that cannot miss from your list when talking about personalities from the world of gambling and especially the ones of Las Vegas. Gaming world...

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Phil Hellmuth Jr. isi bate propriul record  castigand a 12-a bratara la un eveniment WSOP
15 iun. 2012

Phil Hellmuth Jr. isi bate propriul record castigand a 12-a bratara la un eveniment WSOP

Super jucatorul de poker Phil Hellmuth Jr. a castigat cea de  a 12-a bratara la un eveniment WSOP , reusind astfel sa se distanteze de rivalii sai in castigarea mult ravnitelor bratari de campion.Hellmuth a trecut printr-un field de 309 jucatori care au platit fiecare un buy-in de cate 2,500 $ castigand astfel turneul de Seven Card Razz si tot odata pe langa bratara si suma de 182,793$. Castigarea celei de a 12-a bratara la WSOP il...

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Membrul echipei Full Tilt Poker.net, Erik Seidel, va intra oficial în Poker Hall of Fame
31 oct. 2010

Membrul echipei Full Tilt Poker.net, Erik Seidel, va intra oficial în Poker Hall of Fame

Câştigătorul a 8 brăţări WSOP de-a lungul unei cariere prodigioase, jucătorul Full Tilt Poker.net Eric Seidel va fi invitat oficial să facă parte din „Mecca” performerilor din domeniu, Poker Hall of Fame, cea mai prestigioasă instituţie mondială, alături de jucătorul Dan Harrington. Anunţul va fi făcut oficial în cadrul spectacolului de deschidere a mesei finale a WSOP Main Event din acest an, eveniment care va avea loc în data de 8...

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