Top 3 Insane Weight Loss Prop Bets

May 25th, 2018

For decades on end, poker players have been engaging in outlandish proposition (prop) bets. With big stacks of cash and pride on the line, prop betting has been deeply ingrained in the poker culture. The higher the stakes, the more ridiculous a prop bet is. Some of the famous propositions include Mike Noori attempting to consume $1k worth of McDonalds in a record 36 hours, Lance Bradley wearing one shirt for a whole year, and Ashton Griffin going on one of those insane runs just to mention a few. However, nothing can match the worry, panic and the adrenaline in a weight loss prop bet. To that end, read on for top 3 insane weight loss prop bets. Mike Matusow Vs. Ted Forrest These two poker heavyweights have a long history of challenging each other on weight loss prop bets. In 2008, Ted Forrest challenged Mike Matusow to shed more than 60 lbs before the WSOP with $100k on the line. Well, Mike won this one after Ted refused a $50k settlement and even went ahead to win his 3rd bracelet. However, in 2010,it was Mike’s turn and he challenged Ted Forrest to shed 48 pounds to weigh 140 pounds […]

Top 5 Reasons To Play Smaller Tournaments In WSOP

May 23rd, 2018

Most poker players make a mistake of participating in huge buy-in tournaments, the end result being a trail of losses. With the fast approaching WSOP, most players are going to make this fatal mistake and it is highly likely they will be financially “cut to size”. If you are planning to attend the WSOP, here are 5 reasons as to why you should play smaller tournaments. #1 It is way easier to make the final tables Making the final tables for World Series of poker is always a mammoth task and can only be achieved by the elite few. To that end, you have a higher probability of making it to the final table of a smaller tournament, especially if you are an average player. At the WSOP 2018, there is more to the tournament other than the main event. Some tournaments have a buy-in as low as $365. #2 You don’t have to be insanely good at poker Making a final table at WSOP calls for insane poker skills; That is, you should know the perfect time to bluff, when to fold or when to raise to even stand a chance at the “high table”. However, in smaller tournaments, […]

6 Best Poker Podcasts To Listen Regularly

August 23rd, 2017

After reading books, listening to podcasts is the best way to learn anything in your free time. There are several Poker podcasts which are worth listening to regularly if you are looking to master the game and get into the nitty gritty details. Besides learning, these podcasts will help you get a holistic view of the Poker world. 6 Best Poker Podcasts Poker Podcast by Jonathan Little American poker star Jonathan Little runs a weekly podcast which is unbeatable because it’s full of value and awesome Poker tips. You can download these podcasts from iTunes, or listen to them on YouTube. Thinking Poker Thinking Poker is the best Poker podcast, which has a vibrant audience worldwide. Thinking Poker podcasts are always rich with information, and they are fun to listen. The podcast is usually hosted by Andrew “Foucault” Brokos and Nate Meyvis. They invite famous Poker stars, discuss Poker events, review Poker books and give amazing tips for beginner players. For example, the latest Podcast of Thinking Poker discusses DeepStackAI‘s heads up matches against human players and the future of Poker. Red Chip Poker Red Chip Poker podcast discusses a wide range of topics every week, ranging from extremely technical […]