Mike Sexton Tells How He Lost $500 Million By Selling PartyPoker Shares Too Early

Hindsight is a wonderful thing but it can also be a double edged sword — as WPT winner Mike Sexton knows only too well.

During his chat with Joey Ingram on the Poker Life Podcast Sexton admits to selling his partypoker stocks probably 4 years sooner than he should have which cost him around $500m.

Ouch

If that’s whetted your appetite for more Sexton gossip, catch the interview in full, below.

published 7 months, 2 weeks ago • by permalink

Sit n Go Coaching With Collin Moshman & Doug 'WCGRider’ Polk

Collin Moshman, coach and best selling author of Sit 'n Go Strategy,
Heads-Up No-Limit Hold 'em, and The Math of Hold’em sat down virtually with Doug Polk to bring you a free Sit n Go coaching session courtesy of PokerStrategy.

The pair talk through topics such as; what separates good from great players, the crossover skills needed for cash game and MTT regulars, bankroll challenges and Polk’s new YouTube show with Joey Ingram called Table Talk with Polk and Papi.

If you missed it the first time round, you can catch the webinar on the PokerStrategy Twitch channel below.

published 7 months, 2 weeks ago • by permalink


Liv Boeree On High Stakes Giving

REG raises $1.5 million since its founding in 2014.

Liv Boeree has teamed up with The Life You Can Save and her charity
Raising for Effective Giving as part of the social media movement #givingtuesday to help us understand the importance of making educated and informed decisions when it comes to charitable donations .

That way, our money can be put the best possible use — as let’s be honest, we all have minimal resources that we would like to see go as far as possible.

Turns out Boeree knows a thing or too about effective giving as it was recently reported in The Huffington Post that Boeree’s organisation Raising for Effective Giving (REG) has raised $1.5 million since its founding in 2014.

REG encourages poker players to “give back” to the most cost-effective charities in the world.

Read the interview Boeree gave to The Huffington Post here.

Also, check out Dan Smith’s charity drive that runs through the end of the year — he will be matching charity donations up to $175k to a choice of 9 charities. Read all about his endeavour here.

published 7 months, 3 weeks ago • by permalink

Table Talk with Polk & Papi

Looking dapper, guys.

The new show from Doug Polk and Joey Ingram is here: Table Talk with Polk & Papi.

The show will air weekly and covers “current news and trending topics in the poker world.”

Last week they covered topics such as Gus Hansen's return to poker, PokerStars changes, the Phil Ivey edge-sorting scandal and the hot topic of the new president-elect.

Watch the show in full below, or catch the show LIVE at 2pm EST on Wednesdays on DougPolk.tv or you can find the full episode on Joey’s or Doug’s YouTube channel afterwards.

published 7 months, 3 weeks ago • by permalink

Brian Hastings

Moving On From Poker, Brewing Tea Instead

Brian Hastings is moving on from this turbulent industry of poker.

In a recent post on his blog Hastings gets serious on the topic of depression, his ups ands downs during his time as prominent poker player and why he is now ready to move on to pastures new.

It seems Hastings new venture is to do with unity. And Tea.

published 7 months, 3 weeks ago • by permalink

The worlds of NBA and Soccer Collide

The latest #RaiseIt videos from Dwayne Wade & Cristiano Ronaldo show off their trick shot skills.

NBA champ Dwayne Wade is the latest sports star to take up the PokerStars #RaiseIt social media challenge.

In his video Wade is seen showing off his basketball skills— then challenging PokerStars Team SportStar Cristiano Ronaldo to #RaiseIt. Sorry Jason.

Earlier in the year we saw amazing soccer skills from Neymar Jr and Ronaldo Nazário as they #RaisedIt. Here are some more video clips from the pair.

And lets not forget about this great trick shot video from ElkY that came out.

published 7 months, 3 weeks ago • by permalink