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David Peters wins back-to-back US Poker Open titles

Back-to-back tournament wins this month earns David Peters two consecutive overall titles in the high stakes US Poker Open series. David Peters – image courtesy of PokerGO.com The US Poker Open from PokerGO is a series of events with a…

News: Poker Basics – Running It Twice

If you have been playing cash games for a little while and wondered why the poker room asked you to ‘Run It Twice’, wonder no more. Most sites give you the option to Run It Twice in cash games Running…

Former WPT champion jailed for embezzlement

Dennis Blieden was sentenced to six and a half years in prison for embezzlement this week in a cautionary tale for poker players. Dennis Blieden He embezzled more than $22 million from his employer StyleHaul where he was in charge…

Get zero right in Euro 2020 for €100,000

Are you the worst sports bettor in the world? Put your lack of skills to the test, for free, to win €100,000! With Euro 2020 just around the corner expect to see a lot of poker players claiming they are…

News: Poker Basics – Edge Based Final Table Deals

We have covered ICM and Chip Chop, now what about final table deals that account for one player being better than the rest? In our previous articles we looked at the ICM deal and the Chip Chop deal at final tables. Today…

WPT announces 2021 US tour schedule

Another positive sign for the live poker economy as the World Poker Tour announces a full US season, plus good news for UK live poker. It mostly seems like the only live poker that is happening right now is in…

An MTT where you can win a direct seat to another final table

Would you play this format? Win an MTT and get ‘parachuted’ directly onto the final table of another event for free. The event over the weekend A very curious tournament idea happened over the weekend which got a lot of…

Maria Konnikova on ‘get rich quick’ schemes

We recap some of the best poker videos of the week including a hero fold from Daniel Negreanu and drunk poker. Maria Konnikova on The Lock In We haven’t seen Maria Konnikova in poker for a while so it was…

ACR forced to cancel high profile Day 2 tournaments

Another controversy surrounding the technical problems of hosting multi day online poker tournaments after three major MTTs are cancelled. Chris Moneymaker is the new face of ACR Online poker has not managed to consistently provide multi-day online tournaments without issue….

Win $300 on Steam by completing website tasks

The latest results of our community raffle are in and once again PokerStrategists have the chance to win $300 on Steam this week. In our ever popular Task List raffle, active community members can win up to $300 to spend…