Crazy Bets On The World Cup

Gambling is something that a lot of us like to dabble in. There are serious online slots players, hardcore horse racing punters or simply those that love playing the lottery every week. There is however a limit to what most of us are willing to a) bet on and b) how much money we will […]

Who Started The Mexican Wave?

You look to your right and can see it approaching from the other side of the arena. It’s coming your way and you can almost feel it as it moves towards you. Then it hits – The Mexican Wave. It’s your turn, you jump up and throw your hands in the air. Then it washes […]

Elisabetta Gregoraci Horses Around with her Son in Italy

The paparazzi are always following Flavio Briatore – let’s be honest he makes for interesting reading what with his flings with Naomi Campbell, his relationship with Heidi Klum and of course his expensive lifestyle – so it wasn’t any shock to see his wife Elisabetta Gregoraci going horse riding with her adorable son in Italy.  […]

Playing The Big Boys

I remember playing a Full Tilt event at my local card room in 2008. The event was a £25+15 bounty (unlimited re-buys before the first break), and there were about 100 runners, which was essentially the maximum. Full Tilt sent down Roberto Romanello and Gary Jones, both of whom were big names in the UK […]

David Gorr – I Won The One That Counts

Ahead of the Aussie Millions Poker Championship celebrating its 10th anniversary, defending Champion David Gorr has been speaking about the famous tournament. Gorr was relatively unknown as far as texas online poker pundits on a nationwide scale go before he won the $2,000,000 prize last year, but everyone knows his name now and he admits […]

Ruby Walsh

Finding success at racing horses comes naturally to Ruby Walsh. The Irish jockey is the son of legendary amateur jockey Ted Walsh and has become a legend in his own right with a string of victories on the racetrack. To date, Walsh has ridden more than 1400 winners while competing as a jockey. This number […]

Poker Anecdotes Vol. 4: Bump and Grind

Based on 6-seater S n’ Gs, $5 buy-in, $21 (1st) – $9 (2nd) payout. Games last approx 70 mins. 1500 chips, blinds go up every 6 mins. ‘Needless to say, down at this level you’ve got to learn to grind. To beginners I’d say even if you make early profits here, resist the temptation to […]

Kauto Down But Not Out

For most horses finishing third in a Grade 1 contest would be an amazing achievement, but for the mighty Kauto Star, winner of 14 top flight races including the previous four King George VI Chase’s, his defeat at Kempton Park on January 15 at the hands of the five years younger Long Run, was greeted […]

Ashkazar Team Leaning Towards World Hurdle Challenge

Paul Nicholls Big Buck’s looks the big banker of the meeting for many punters at the forthcoming Cheltenham Festival in mid-March, but there is no such thing as a certainty in racing and connections of recent course winner Ashkazar are seriously considering given their horse a run against the superstar, writes Elliot Slater. Ashkazar bounced […]

Buying in full versus buying in short

ne of the most common questions asked by players new to the game is whether or not they should buy into a cash game for the maximum allowed or if they should buy in for a lesser amount. As with most questions relating to poker, the answer is that it depends. Personally, I am an […]