Tag: high stakes

May 31 2022

Phil Hellmuth advances to Round 5 of High Stakes Duel III by defeating Scott Seiver in Round 4

Phil Hellmuth, 16-time WSOP bracelet winner, defeated Scott Seiver in Round 4 of High Stakes Duel III at Aria Resort and Casino Las Vegas. Hellmuth’s new High stakes duel record is now 9-1. He has managed to defeat Antonio Esfandiari, Daniel Negreanu, Nick Wright, Tom Dwan, and now Scott Seiver. Both players put up $400,000, which totaled a prize of $800,000....

Mar 19 2022

Rush Street Buys Phil Galfond’s Poker Site for $5.7 million

Run it Once (RIO) closed its global operations 2 months ago. Phil Galfond was looking for an opportunity to launch the poker site in the United States; he came close to it, but will not have the complete authority of the poker site he founded in 2019. Run it Once was available outside of the US and now it has been sold to...

Sep 21 2021

Player Profile: Meet Bill Perkins

Bill Perkins is arguably one of the most popular poker players. However, he is not well known for his prowess on the felt, but for his spendthrift tendencies in the wider poker community. Perkins is a multimillionaire who is made most of his money as a hedge fund manager. His poker career may not match the likes of Negreanu and Hellmuth, but he...

Jun 27 2021

Phil Hellmuth wins high stakes duel against Daniel Negreanu

The Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth duel has finally taken off, and it is as entertaining as we expected. But what we did not expect is Negreanu losing, again. The high-stakes duel took approximately 6 hours with swings on either side. The match started slowly but soon picked up steam. From the very first hand, Negreanu came out strongly, not...

Jun 22 2021

Meet Tom Dwan: A high Stakes Pro

If Tom Dwan is not the best cash game player, I don’t know who is. For several years, thanks to his aggressive playing style, Dwan has dominated cash games, earning millions in the process. Background information Tom Dwan was born in 1986 in Edison, New Jersey. He attended Edison High School and was often involved in...

Apr 05 2021

Phil Hellmuth wins high stakes duel against Daniel Negreanu

The Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth duel has finally taken off, and it is as entertaining as we expected. But what we did not expect is Negreanu losing, again. The high-stakes duel took approximately 6 hours with swings on either side. The match started slowly but soon picked up steam. From the very first hand, Negreanu came out strongly, not...

Mar 17 2021

Meet Tom Dwan: A high Stakes Pro

If Tom Dwan is not the best cash game player, I don’t know who is. For several years, thanks to his aggressive playing style, Dwan has dominated cash games, earning millions in the process. Background information Tom Dwan was born in 1986 in Edison, New Jersey. He attended Edison High School and was often involved in...

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