September 2009

Phil Ivey Phil Ivey

It’s 3.30am at Bluff Towers. The phone rings, jogging a sleep-deprived journalist out of his catatonic slump. “Phil’s ready to do the interview now,” says the nice PR lady at FullTilt. “Make sure it’s ten minutes, though. OK?”
Oh, thank God!

August 2009

Chris Moorman: MTT Maestro Chris Moorman: MTT Maestro

Chris Moorman, aka Moorman1 or MoormanI, is one of the UK’s most exciting and promising online tournament players. With almost $4 million in online tournament winnings over the past few years, Chris has established himself as a leading contender amongst the top online MTT players in the world.

Roland de Wolfe Roland de Wolfe

Fresh from winning his first WSOP bracelet, Roland de Wolfe gives us the low down from this years World Series in Vegas.

July 2009

Arnaud Mattern: Backgammon and Poker Extraordinaire Arnaud Mattern: Backgammon and Poker Extraordinaire

Arnaud Mattern first entered the poker world in 2004 and has since had three major first place-finishes to his credit, including an EPT title that saw him pick up $928,443. But the backgammon player turned poker professional has far from left his roots, and still continues to compete regularly, like Gus Hansen, in all the major Backgammon Championships. With the World Series of Backgammon in Cannes approaching we catch up with him to see how he is balancing the two professions.

Annette Annette 'Annette_15' Orbrestad

Alex ‘Pickleman’ Rousso caught up with 2007 WSOPE Main Event winner Queen Annette who, despite still being underage and unable to compete in the WSOP, travelled to Vegas nonetheless to soak up the atmosphere and scout out her future prey…

Jules Jules 'Hartwith' Adamson

With over $600,000 in accumulated tournament winnings Jules Adamson is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with. However, despite being only 23 years old, it has been no silky smooth journey for the lad.

James Akenhead: Best of British… James Akenhead: Best of British…

James Akenhead was a whisker away from winning a bracelet at last year’s World Series. We caught up with him on the way to Vegas to chat about his obsessive personality, the healthy state of British poker and why Mickey Wernick thinks he’s the new Stu Ungar.

June 2009

James ‘MKKMOO’ Dempsey James ‘MKKMOO’ Dempsey

His dress sense may make the Devilfish look trendy, but in poker terms, James Dempsey is fast becoming a titan of the virtual felt. Already an established MTT maestro Dempsey, aka ‘Flushy’, cemented his talents in April’s SCOOP with three final tables including a second for over $200,000.

John Tabatabai John Tabatabai

By his own admission, John Tabatabai had a torrid time of it at the World Series last year. We caught up with him to see how he’s preparing to do things differently this year.

Daniel Negreanu: The Search for the Real Daniel Negreanu Daniel Negreanu: The Search for the Real Daniel Negreanu

If you’re a poker fan, player, or have just caught a few hands of poker on television in passing, then you know Daniel Negreanu. His name, his face, his voice, and his likeness have graced every form of media.