Friday, 13 September 2013
It's been 15 years since Rounders first graced cinema screens and despite plenty of tries, nothing has matched the adventures of Mike, Worm and Teddy KGB.
The latest attempt to take the poker movie crown is "Runner, Runner" which is released in the UK later this month and stars Hollywood A listers Justin Timberlake and some Ben Affleck. Based loosely on the Black Friday scandal, Runner Runner tells the story of post grad student Richie Furst (Timberlake) who is swindled out of his tuition money while playing online poker. He heads to Costa Rica to confront the site's dodgy boss Ivan Block (Affleck). Seduced by Block's promises of oodles of cash, Richie becomes part of the firm. When the FBI comes calling and tries to recruit Richie to take down Block (adopts voiceover voice) he “faces his biggest gamble ever: attempting to outmaneuver the two forces closing in on him.” We just hope it's better than Lucky You and All In. Take a look at the trailer below and watch out for a cameo appearance from Bluff Europe head honcho Michael Caselli.
Christmas is just around the corner and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are getting into the holiday spirit by offering online poker players the chance to double one re-load deposit up to $100.
Juicy Stakes has announced the launch of a series of daily freeroll online poker tournaments that will award players with spots into special weekly games featuring prize pools of up to $300.
Four online poker players that won prize packages into the $2,400 main event of the PPC Aruba World Championship 2016 courtesy of Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are on their way to the Caribbean this weekend and will be joined by vlogger ‘TheTrooper97’.
Americas Cardroom has released its fifth and final sponsored video chronicling the action from the Punta Cana Poker Classic 2016, which ended on Sunday with Latvian player Eduards Kudrjavcevs taking the main event title and its $143,675 first-place prize.
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Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker.
Americas Cardroom releases final video.
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We talk to WSOP bracelet winner.
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Just keep smiling...
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Pushing the envelope for a new poker generation.
Jeff KImber on fish.
So says Dara O'Kearney.
Dara O'Kearney looks at game thoery.
Dara O'K on bounty tournaments.
Rob Yong calls for competition.
A critical eye on the poker world.
Nick Wealthall on unconscious decision making.
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