A Kid’s Game – Worth Watching…April 8, 2011
Win more with…Blue Fire??February 15, 2009
Since Highstakesdb.com started keeping track of some of the biggest poker games online (since Jan 2007), OMGClayAiken aka JMAN aka Phil Galfond has won the most money (as of 2/14/09). He’s smarter than you. And has over $7M in online winnings to prove it.
He’s also got a new poker training site.
I don’t know about you but I wouldn’t mind picking up a tip or twenty from a guy like that to prevent me from going busto every few months. Sign up fees start at $99, and the monthly fees are like $25 or so.
High Stakes Poker Results, Variance and Swings, Superuser?August 15, 2008
To try something a little different, and hopefully provide value to all you aspiring high stakes gamblers I decided to take a look at the high stakes poker results of the biggest games around to see if there were any trends we could learn something from.
First I took the results published by highstakesdb.com – which provides the top 50 and bottom 50 winners and losers for each month. The results are from 1/1/07 thru 7/31/08, including Omaha and Holdem on Ladbrokes/Prima/Fulltilt networks. High stakes horse is also included in the 7/08 monthly results.
I compiled all these monthly reports into a single spreadsheet workbook in Excel, and then combined the months to provide a data set of 19 months of the high stakes poker world. My initial theory was that the biggest high stakes players have the biggest swings but I wanted to visually see the difference between, if they are constantly playing the biggest games, or game selecting and ‘taking shots’…
High Stakes Poker Online Screen NamesAugust 15, 2008
Who’s who? Here’s some that we know:
Noataima – Guy Laliberte – owns Cirque du Soleil – possible alias: Lady Marmelade
Ziigmund -Ilhari Sahamies – old alias: sutrakama
Patrik Antonius – Alias Finddagrind and Luigi66369, crymeariver8, I_Knockout_U
David Benyamine – ballsrider, magicpitch1
OMGClayAiken – Phil Galfond
Brian Townsend – sbrugby – cardrunners
Durrrr – Tom Dwan
KObyTAPOUT – Jani Vilmunen
trex313 – Hac Dang
Urindanger – Di Dang
Genius28 – Chris Lee
Niki Jedlicka – Kaibuxxe