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Winner Of Peter Eastgate’s 2008 WSOP Bracelet Looking To Help Charities With It

Winner Of Peter Eastgate’s 2008 WSOP Bracelet Looking To Help Charities With It

You might remember back in November of 2010, when 2008 World Series of Poker main event winner Peter Eastgate auctioned off his bracelet, raising over $140,000 for charity. The winner of that auction, William Haughey, talked to a poker...

By on Jan 27, 2012

Category: Poker Room

World Poker Tour Announces Expanded TV Coverage In 2012

World Poker Tour Announces Expanded TV Coverage In 2012

If you enjoy watching poker as much as you like playing it, then Fox Sports Net has some good news for you. They’ll be extending their television coverage of Season X when the show returns in February. This expansion...

By on Jan 26, 2012

Category: Poker Room

Unassuming Abraham Araya Takes World Series of Poker Circuit Stop in Coctaw

Unassuming Abraham Araya Takes World Series of Poker Circuit Stop in Coctaw

We’re big fans of the World Series of Poker Circuit here in the Gambling Beat offices: they’re a perfect microcosm of poker scenes across America and they give players who might be blown out of the water in Vegas...

By on Jan 25, 2012

Category: Poker Room

Bovada’s Play Your Way To Party Promo Heats Up, Delivers Awesomeness

Bovada’s Play Your Way To Party Promo Heats Up, Delivers Awesomeness

There are still three weeks left in Bovada’s Play Your Way To Party promotion and the best place to play is turning up the heat and giving even more of what the players want on top of giving away three more...

By on Jan 24, 2012

Category: Poker Room

Trickett Looking For Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge Repeat

Trickett Looking For Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge Repeat

2011 was a good year of UK poker pro Sam Trickett and 2012 looks like it might already by on track to make good again. It was last year’s $100,000 Challenge at the Aussie Millions that got him started...

By on Jan 23, 2012

Category: Poker Room

Dutch Poker Pro Van der Sloot Receives Maximum Sentence For Stephany Flores Murder

Dutch Poker Pro Van der Sloot Receives Maximum Sentence For Stephany Flores Murder

It’s official: Dutch poker player Joran van der Sloot has been sentenced to 28 years in a Peruvian jail for the murder of Stephany Flores, the 21-year-old woman whose body was discovered in van der Sloot’s hotel room in...

By on Jan 20, 2012

Category: Poker Room

Lockwood Doubles Up In Minutes, Wins WSOPC Event Like A Machine

Lockwood Doubles Up In Minutes, Wins WSOPC Event Like A Machine

It’s the sort of story that poker players that were there will be talking about for years to come: Harold “Buddy” Lockwood overcame a 2-to-1 chip deficit in heads-up play to beat Raja Kattamuri to win event #6 at...

By on Jan 19, 2012

Category: Poker Room

Bovada Poker Tourney Sends Player To Super Bowl XLVI…For Free

Bovada Poker Tourney Sends Player To Super Bowl XLVI…For Free

Seventeen online poker players made it to Bovada’s Super Bowl Freeroll Finale and after a mere four hours of play, Adam Greear of Riverview, MI took the top spot and earned himself an expenses-paid trip to Indanapolis’s Lucas Oil stadium for Super...

By on Jan 17, 2012

Category: Poker Room

How To Play Poker: Implied Odds

How To Play Poker: Implied Odds

We’ve talked about pot odds before on the Gambling Beat, but there’s another type of odds that poker players need to learn their way around implied odds. Simply put, implied odds indicate how much money you expect to win after you...

By on Jan 16, 2012

Category: Poker Room

Freddy Deeb Wins First Circuit Ring, Adds To His WSOP Jewelry Collection

Freddy Deeb Wins First Circuit Ring, Adds To His WSOP Jewelry Collection

Colorful poker pro Freddy Deeb’s list of accomplishments in poker is long and remarkable, yet somehow he’d never won at World Series of Poker Circuit ring. That streak was broken this week when he took the top spot in...

By on Jan 13, 2012

Category: Poker Room

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