Category Archives: Players

The Hendon Mob

A well known name throughout the United Kingdom, Europe and in recent years, around the world, the Hendon Mob is a group of gentlemen from London who happen to play poker. In the early 1990s, several years before the internet … Continue reading

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Nick ‘The Greek’ Dandolos

Nick ‘The Greek’ Dandolos died forty five years ago in 1966.  This not a poker professional in the traditional sense but did participate in one of the most famous games of high stakes, heads up poker ever witnessed.  Did it … Continue reading

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Phil Ivey

If you took a tally of all the poker professionals currently plying their trade around the world right now and asked the question “Who is the best all-round poker player?”, Phil Ivey would almost certainly come out with the most … Continue reading

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Johnny Moss

The name of Johnny Moss takes us back to the early days of the World Series of Poker when the competition was more like an invitational event for Texas Hold’em aficionados from the American South. Moss however, tends to transcend … Continue reading

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David ‘Chip’ Reese

In the world of professional poker, it no secret that some players are more popular than others.  You can tell this from watching live tournaments yourself but a quick visit to some of the many poker forums available on the … Continue reading

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Doyle Brunson

Some of the world’s best players just seem to be naturally good at poker for no particular reason.  While others have doctorates in various mathematics disciplines and other talents which provide them with the ability to work out odds, some … Continue reading

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Michael Binger

Michael Binger is a professional poker player from Delray Beach, Florida. He was born in 1976, began playing poker in 2001, and received his PhD in theoretical physics from Stanford University in 2006. Shortly after that he finished third in … Continue reading

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Chris Ferguson

At first glance when you read about someone like Chris Ferguson, you may think this is the normal type of extraordinary poker player, if that makes sense.  A number of World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets, outstanding tournament winnings, not … Continue reading

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Guide to the World Series of Poker – Part Four

When we left off the last article as we were heading into the 1990s, it looked as if the WSOP had finally made it, had established itself as the world’s premier poker tournament.  The television coverage was there, the big … Continue reading

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Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth is one of the more, let’s say, controversial characters in the world of professional poker today.  On one side of the coin it’s fair to say he is probably one of the most successful poker player ever, with … Continue reading

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