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Our Contribution in the Fight Against COVID-19: $100,000

We’re stronger together as we fight the COVID-19 global pandemic. Our Toronto-based marketing arm – NSUS Group – partnered up with Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation to contribute to their UHN (University Health Network) Emergency COVID-19 Fund. GGPoker players raised $50,000 via the High Roller Week online poker tournament series. This amount was matched

Dead Man’s Hand in Poker

The Macabre Tale of the Dead Man’s Hand, or How to Play Eights & Aces When You’re Dead With wits as oxygen tanks and imagination our sole anchor to the now, we’re back for another deepdive into history’s dirty mirror. This time, we’re taking the scenic route via Deadwood Territory, Dakota, where we’ll investigate the

Biggest Live Poker Scandals

Introduction Nothing excites like a scandal. A Scandal in Bohemia for Mr Sherlock Holmes. A scandal in the tabloids, ever a favourite of gossiping masses. Scandal is a primordial element, like fear and creation itself; we can trace scandal’s history to antiquity with shamed Roman aristocrats and before them, disgraced Etruscans, embarrassed Greeks, scarlet Assyrians

A Brief History of Poker

Unlike a history of poker in briefs, thoroughly covered in our strip poker dressdown, this will be a compendium as concise as the facts and tugged strands permit. Regular readers will have already noted my penchant for the past. Even in the Omaha strategy articles I like to digress into historical dreamscapes. After all, he who

What are the Single Biggest Poker Winnings Ever?

Hello everyone. Back from the brink with another eye-beer for you to down, then shake your head and shout ‘God, these are good.’ This week, we’re talking winning. Charlie Sheen style. Tiger blood. The warrior’s prize. Victory is glory is victory is glory. Online searches yield numerous results for the single biggest poker win ever.

High Roller Streamers Spotted!

Good Game Series 2 had the big guns out in force last night for the Day 8 action! Among them was the mercurial Mike McDonald (aka Timex), who came out of retirement to compete, and stream, the Day 8 action – https://www.twitch.tv/mikemcdonaldpoker The youngest ever EPT champion fell just shy of the final table of GGS #082. However,

Is online poker rigged?

Hello again. Is online poker rigged? The million dollar question. Anyone person positive poker is controlled behind-the-scenes by shady corporate entities who turn on or off the ‘win’ button to further personal vendettas don’t need to ask – their minds are already mind up. If, like me, your inner skeptic trumps that tinfoil hat wearing

Horses Before Hold’em: Stud Poker

We’re back with another poker ponderance. This time it’s a Stud Poker deep-dive, talking rules, strategies and all the basics you need to start playing successfully. You might see the name and immediately think it’s horse related right? It’s not…. BUT WAIT *gasp* Does it involve racehorses? Just maybe! During my research I stumbled upon a presumably

Top 10 Richest Poker Players In The World

What makes a man rich? The quality of his furs perhaps, the speed of his stable, the noise of his retinue passing, his heart’s content, or the love given reflected backward like an afterglow. Whatever your philosophy, there’s a thousand ways to feel wealthy, having zeppelin loads of cash just happens to be the oldest,

Video Poker evolution; from cam to Twitch

RIP Radio Video killed the radio star, but empowered the Twitch idol. Welcome to TwitchWorld, where anyone can be famous for anything at any given time. There’s all sorts of reasons fans flock to Twitch channels. Maybe you’re a quiet speedrunner. Those fans have come to see your craft. By that same token, you might