Kevin Mathers

More man than machine

Posts by Kevmath:

  • @PokerScar CEM podcast today about Internet gaming news

    10 Nov 2011

    Pokerati contributor Scarlet Robinson talks Internet gaming news today at 12pm ET on the Casino Entertainment Magazine podcast. Listen to internet radio with CEM Audio Edge on Blog Talk Radio If you can’t listen to Scarlet live, you can catch her interview and plenty of other podcasts CEM at

  • Pius Heinz Wins WSOP Main Event

    09 Nov 2011

      Germany’s Pius Heinz eventually wore down the Czech Republic’s Martni Staszko after over 100 hands of heads-up play to win the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event, earning a cool $8,715.638 and coveted gold and diamond bracelet. Staszko settles for runner-up money of $5,433,086 as Ben Lamb earns $4,021,138 after playing only four […]

  • And Then There Were Three Two

    08 Nov 2011

    Phil Collins is no longer at the WSOP Main Event final table, but that doesn’t stop me or many others from breaking out a classic Genesis album from the 1970’s. Around 5:50pm PT tonight (8:50pm ET, 2:50pm in the UK) Pius Heinz, Ben Lamb and Martin Staszko will return to the Penn & Teller Theatre […]

  • The November Nine down to 8, 7, 6, 5 4

    06 Nov 2011

    The World Series of Poker Main Event final table saw the first elimination after over two and a half hours of play as Germany’s Pius Heinz has been the most aggressive player at the final table, and now holds the chip lead over the Czech Republic’s Martin Staszko. Ben Lamb had a rough start but […]

  • DOJ and Tapie group come to agreement on FTP sale

    01 Nov 2011

    Subject:Poker is reporting that the US Department of Justice and Groupe Bernard Tapie have reached an agreement regarding the sale and fate of Full Tilt Poker. According to an email from Ray Bitar, the indicted CEO says that upon a payment by the Tapie group and a commitment to assume responsibility to repay non-US players, […]

  • (Way Outside) the Epic Poker League – Final Table

    10 Sep 2011

    Mike McDonald picked up an early birthday present early Saturday morning, defeating David Steicke heads-up to win the Epic Poker League Main Event at the Palms in Las Vegas. McDonald, who turns 22 on Sunday, moves over $3,600,000 in live tournament results with his result, along with locking up a sport in the $1,000,000 freeroll […]

  • (Way Outside) the Epic Poker League – Day 3

    09 Sep 2011

    The final table of the Epic Poker League Main Event at the Palms is now set as the remarkable year of Erik Seidel continues with another final table. He’ll attempt to improve on his 2nd place finish to Chino Rheem in the first EPL event. Day 3 started with 23 players with a dozen making […]

  • (Way Outside) the Epic Poker League – Day 2

    07 Sep 2011

    Day 2 of the Epic Poker League at the Palms concludes with 23 players remaining as Fabrice Soulier’s decision to bypass playing the World Poker Tour stop in Paris is currently paying off as he starts Day 3 as the chip leader. Only 12 players make the money, so expect a long day starting at […]

  • Annie Duke appears on Craig Ferguson show

    07 Sep 2011

    Annie Duke appeared on the Craig Ferguson show earlier this week to promote the Epic Poker League coming to CBS later this year. When asked by the late-late night host (around the 1:30 mark) if poker was illegal, Duke responded: “Only online.” Watch the entire interview here:

  • (Way Outside) the Epic Poker League – Day 1

    07 Sep 2011

    The second Epic Poker League Main Event kicked off Tuesday afternoon with a field of 97 players, down 40 from the first event of the inaugural season. A crowded poker calendar with events in Barcelona, Paris, and Oklahoma and the PokerStars WCOOP tournament series helping contribute to the lower numbers. At the end of play […]