David Walsh

There is one Australian who will stand out in any art fan’s or gambling aficionado’s mind when they think ‘professional gambler’, and his name does not do justice to his exuberant personality and eccentric style. David Walsh is Tasmania’s very own art collector ...

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Phil Laak

Phil Laak is a mechanical engineer by profession and has been playing poker since his childhood. Although poker was not his first career choice, Laak has been able to earn himself a spot among the game’s elite. He holds 1 World Series of ...

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Gerard Piqué

This Spain and Barça central defender was always destined for great things. It is not surprising that he chose to play for Barça; after all he is a beneficiary of its cantera, La Masia and has been a part of its activities since ...

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The Top 10 Casino Celebrity Scandals

Ben Affleck and The Card Counting Fiasco Card counting is not a crime, and many great blackjack players are openly card counters who have mastered the art of tracking the game to know when certain cards are likely to come up. It was ...

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Berry Johnston

Some people are just born lucky and it would seem like Berry Enfield Johnston is one of them. The 80-year-old resident of Bethany, Oklahoma, U.S has been playing poker since he was about 35 and has won so many titles that he was ...

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Charles Barkley

There is no denying that Charles Barkley was one of the greatest players to ever grace the NBA. This is especially true if you consider that he played power forward in spite of the fact that he is rather short for this position. ...

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Top 10 Most Famous Professional Poker Players

Poker is a game not for the faint of heart. It takes skill, an ability to deceive and many other attributes beside. It’s no surprise that over the last ten years, poker has become a popular game to watch and to play. Although ...

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Antonio Esfandiari

Antonio Esfandiari aka “The Magician” was born Amir Esfandiary on December 8, 1978 in Tehran, Iran. He and his family moved to San Jose, California when he was just nine and he was able to pursue his dream of becoming a magician. His ...

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Erica Schoenberg

Erica Schoenberg, known as “Blackjack Babe” and “Poker Babe” was born in 1978 in Ohio, USA. She had multiple careers before becoming a professional blackjack and poker player, including as a personal trainer, model and volleyball player. Though she has never yet won ...

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Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey was born in New Jersey in 1976 and began playing poker in his teens. Being underage never stopped him though; he told his parents at age 16 he would play professional poker and bought a fake ID so he could enter ...

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