July 2011

Interview: Jose ‘Girah’ Macedo Interview: Jose ‘Girah’ Macedo

The man, the myth, the legend – the “Portuguese Poker Prodigy” is real, and his name is José Macedo! Adam 'Snoopy' Goulding catches up with one of poker's rising stars.

The Brit Pack The Brit Pack

Jesse May meets Jake Cody and Matt Perrins and spends some time on “The Pokerfarm”, the support network at the centre of British WSOP glory.

June 2011

Interview: Dusty ‘Leatherass’ Schmidt Interview: Dusty ‘Leatherass’ Schmidt

With over 10 million hands in the bag, who better to talk to about Black Friday than one of history’s most successful online poker players?

Bankroll Management – OFF the tables Bankroll Management – OFF the tables

You’re a poker player, so by now you know that the feds have charged the founders of three of the world’s biggest internet poker businesses with money laundering, bank fraud and some other pretty serious stuff.

Irish Open Champion Niall Smyth Irish Open Champion Niall Smyth

Local player Niall Smyth pulled a double whammy by not only winning the paddypowerpoker.com Irish Open for €550,000 but also being the paddypowerpoker.com Sole Survivor and netting an extra €100,000 from the bookies-slash-poker room. We caught up with the champ to find out how he did it.

The Mental Game of Poker by Jared Tendler & Barry Carter The Mental Game of Poker by Jared Tendler & Barry Carter

By Matt Perry

The Gospel of Matthew [Perry], 1:40-43
40 A man with severe tilting problems came to Him and begged Him on his knees, “If you are willing, you can make me Ivey.”

41 Jared was filled with compassion. He reached out His hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” He said. “Be Zen!” Immediately the tilt left him and he was cleansed.

Moorman1 Moorman1

In 2009 Chris Moorman had the poker world at his fingertips. Playing up to sixteen tables at once, this prolific tournament grinder consistently topped the PocketFives rankings while routinely crushing the biggest tournaments on the internet. But then, last year his online results seemed to dry up. Had he been left behind by the changing face of the game? Had the King of Online Poker lost his mojo? Jeff Kimber finds the demise of Chris Moorman to be somewhat exaggerated.

May 2011

The Empire Strikes Back The Empire Strikes Back

Nothing divides poker player opinion like a bad beat jackpot, but love ’em or hate ’em, they’re going off like crazy down at the Empire, where the third has now been paid out in as many months. Casino Manager at the Empire Colin Hunt responds to the message board critics.

Interview with poker mind coach Jared Tendler Interview with poker mind coach Jared Tendler

Having the right mindest is crucial to becoming successful in poker but is often overlooked by many players. We talk to top mental coach Jared Tendler whose new book, The Mental Game of Poker, will point you in the right direction.

Dave Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott

"The old mafia look? I put the TV on one day and everybody looked like me. They all had the shades and the suits on. And apart from that, my young girlfriend decided that I looked better with my hair like this."
Devilfish on his new look.