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Preview: 2010 US Masters

Posted by Admin On April - 1 - 2010

Eye on the Tiger at the US Masters 2010
After a self-imposed break from the game, Tiger Woods will be desperate to let his golf do the talking when he tees off in Augusta in the first week of April. Asides from the obvious threat of Mickelsen and Els, he’ll also face stiff competition from a throng of British golfing talent, writes Conor Mills. Read the rest of this entry »

Feature: Poker Robot Wars

Posted by Admin On April - 1 - 2008

If you want to consistently win at sit&gos, then stop playing poker and start ‘pushbotting’

If you play a lot of online poker you will have come across a number of players who make a good living playing mid-stakes online sit&gos.

And yet, while most of us play these one table tournaments – few of us manage to replicate their success. So how exactly do they do it? The answer may surprise you: sit&gos are simple games. Most players just don’t realise it. Read the rest of this entry »

Interview: Bertrand ‘ElKY’ Grospellier

Posted by Admin On March - 1 - 2008

French pro Bertrand Grospellier made history in the Pokerstars.com Caribbean Adventure when he outlasted a record field of 1,136 to claim the $2 million first prize.

What did it feel like winning this tournament?
It felt great to win this tournament. Of all the events outside of the WSOP, this is the one I wanted to take down. The PCA is made up of all the top online players and a lot of my friends – and players I play against online – were in the event. I think it has one of the toughest fields of the year. these days all the best online players are taking part in live tournaments and as a result the fields are getting much stronger. Read the rest of this entry »

Interview: Taylor Caby

Posted by Admin On March - 1 - 2008

When it comes to online cash-game specialists, few names are more recognisable and feared than Taylor ‘Green Plastic’ Caby. the 24-year-old with a screen name taken from a Radiohead website has been beating the highest stakes cash games for over four years. He’s also found time to create and develop Cardrunners, one of the most successful poker training aids currently available on the internet. Caby was one of the first of a new generation of young US players – post Chris Moneymaker – to have huge success online and he has never looked back since. So how did the finance major from Illinois find time to pass his degree while beating the toughest games the internet has to offer and start his own business? Read the rest of this entry »

Feature: High-tech trading

Posted by Admin On January - 1 - 2008

Watching Richard Redmond, a five-week veteran of the Canary Wharf Sports Exchange, close out a three-figure profit for the second race in row, you can see why this new style of sports betting is growing fast. “It’s all about hand-eye coordination and timing,” said Redmond, sitting back in his chair after making an average weekly salary in just 10 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »