Category Archives: Player News

So That Happened: Will We See Doug Polk or William Kassouf Play Poker Again?

Two big poker stories broke on Twitter last week. One was a bombshell from Doug Polk’s vlog. It was none other than Shaun Deeb who broke the most talked about story last week. Shaun Deeb tweeted some allegations against William Kassouf. Were they true? Did Kassouf fight back? OR are Kassouf and Polk taking a…

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The San Francisco Giants Poker Night Hosted by Global Poker

The 2011, 2012, and 2014 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants partner with Global Poker to host a Poker Night. The first 100 lucky Giants fans who showed up to AT&T Park for the game against the Colorado Rockies were led to a private suite where they were given three tasks to accomplish to win…

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Which Football Player F*&ked Me in DraftKings' Millionaire Maker Contest

Sasha Salinger breaks down the fantasy relevance of NFL players during Week 1 of football season. Some heavy hitters disappointed and some players that were written off made a huge impact. DraftKings features a $20 buy-in daily fantasy football contest with a $1 million first place prize. See what players you needed to draft to…

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World Series Champs Houston Astros Poker Night

The 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros partner with Global Poker to host a Poker Night that no one will soon forget. The SWAG is flowing and one person will win the opportunity to throw the first pitch at an Astros game at Minute Maid Park! Another sit and go winner will get a Hospitality…

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The Great 8 with Melanie Weisner

Sarah Herring asks Melanie Weisner 8 completely random questions to get to know her. What is her favorite quote? Biggest misconception about her? What was her best gift? What does she know about that you wouldn’t know? Song she has memorized? Favorite TV show? The LIttle Mermaid or Silicon Valley? The Tudors or Serial. Get…

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Why Are There Miles of Tunnels Underground in Downtown Houston?

While in Houston for the Global Poker and Astros Poker Night, Sarah Herring heads out to explore the mystery behind Downtown’s 6-7 miles of underground tunnels. The tunnels are climate controlled, contain restaurants, shops, gyms, and more, and connect more than 95 city blocks. Where did they come from? Why are they there? Who is…

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Why You Are Losing at PLO with Ryan Laplante

WSOP Bracelet winner Ryan Laplante breaks down the biggest mistakes he sees beginner PLO players making. Laplante shares his insights to take your Pot Limit Omaha to the next level. It doesn’t matter is you are playing the World Series of Poker or are playing Joey Ingram online, these tips will make you money. If…

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Top 5 Riskiest NFL Players of the 2018 Fantasy Football Season

With great risk can come great reward. Three wide receivers, one tight end, and one quarterback made our list of riskiest NFL players to draft in your season long 2018 fantasy football team. What makes a football player “risky?” We considered many factors including injury history, projected minutes, and volume of targets. All players on…

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India's First Sponsored FEMALE Professional Poker Player Muskan Sethi (part 2)

Muskan Sethi explains the allure of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. What is it about the WSOP that brings in people from all over the globe to compete for the elusive bracelet? Since there are so few live tournaments in India, Sethi explains that the volume of events plus the talent of…

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NEW PokerStars Team India Professional Poker Player Muskan Sethi (Part One)

In April of 2018, one of the world’s largest online poker sites, PokerStars, signed Indian female poker player Muskan Sethi as one of their Team India Pros. PokerNews sat down with Sethi at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas to learn a little bit more about this poker player from New Delhi. With…

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