Author: Chris Ward

Chris WardChris Ward is a professional poker player and blogger from California. A refugee of America’s ‘Black Friday’ in 2011, he now lives and plays poker in central Europe. He’s won many tournaments and he once ran into Phil Hellmuth in the bathroom at the Rio during the World Series of Poker. Ask him questions in comments section.

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3 Hero Folds Gone Horribly Wrong

3 Hero Folds Gone Horribly Wrong

As I mentioned in yesterday’s article, one of the difficult things about making hero folds is that you look like an idiot or a coward when you are wro ...
5 Amazing Hero Calls Gone Right

5 Amazing Hero Calls Gone Right

There are few things more painful in poker than over-thinking yourself and turning an easy fold into a huge loss of chips. Let’s take a look at 5 mom ...
2 Hero Calls Gone Horribly Wrong

2 Hero Calls Gone Horribly Wrong

(For Newbies: A ‘hero call’ is when a player calls with a weak hand because they suspect that their opponent has an even weaker one.) We can’t all ...
3 TV Pros Who Aren’t as Good as You Think

3 TV Pros Who Aren’t as Good as You Think

The year is 2003 and an unknown accountant from Tennessee named Chris Moneymaker has just come from nowhere to win the World Series of Poker Main Even ...
The Man Who Won’t Shut Up

The Man Who Won’t Shut Up

British lawyer and amateur poker shark William Kassouf has been the center of controversy in the poker world recently after his extremely talkativ ...
The Kings of Poker Streaming

The Kings of Poker Streaming

These 4 names won’t surprise hardcore poker fans, as they each possess a nearly cult-like following, but for those who haven’t yet tuned in I highly r ...
The Best Poker Podcasts

The Best Poker Podcasts

It’s hard enough to keep up with all of the amazing poker content being streamed daily on twitch, but there are also two poker podcasts that you reall ...
5 Poker Cheaters Who Are Still Allowed To Play

5 Poker Cheaters Who Are Still Allowed To Play

In the old days, players on this list would be lucky to escape with their lives for the actions they’ve committed. However, in today’s forgiving poker ...
Will Kassouf’s Table Talk Puts WSOP Staff On Tilt

Will Kassouf’s Table Talk Puts WSOP Staff On Tilt

To provide context as to the absurdity of tournament director Jack Effel’s treatment of Will Kassouf, here are 9 moments when Phil Hellmuth got away w ...
EPT Malta Preview: 5 Pros Who Won Big Last Year

EPT Malta Preview: 5 Pros Who Won Big Last Year

EPT Malta is here! To get us in the EPT spirit, let’s look back at 5 pros who had huge wins at last year’s series. ...
5 Pros To Look Out For

5 Pros To Look Out For

Yesterday we looked back at some of the biggest winners at last year’s series, but we can’t live in the past forever! Let’s take a look at 5 pros who ...
Inside the Life of a Poker Pro: Rihards Dobelis

Inside the Life of a Poker Pro: Rihards Dobelis

Poker can be many things to many different people.  For some it’s a hobby, for others it’s a passion and a way of life.  For those with the skills, di ...
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