Kristen Bicknell Archive

Each year, this esteemed ranking system culminates into one person – the person who generates the most points via tournament cashes – being named the Player of the Year (POY). With today, July 1, 2019, being the midway point through the year, it seems like an appropriate time to see where the players...
Only 57 tournaments have played out to the end. Event #58 has only 12 remaining; none from Canada. That still leaves 31 bracelets to be awarded (potentially to Canadian poker players), including the most precious of them all – the 2019 WSOP Championship bracelet....
With hundreds of pro poker players looking to feast upon the mass of fishies, Ramon Colillas proves NL Hold’em isn’t just for the sharks! What if I told you hundreds of the world’s best poker players—pros like 2018 POY Alex Foxen and Female POY Kristen Bicknell—were all heading to the same casino, at the...
Kristen Bicknell wins back-to-back Female Poker Player of the Year. Kristen “krissyb24” Bicknell has done it again. For the second year in a row, she’s claimed top honors as the poker world’s most successful female player. Last week, after finalizing the best 12-month performance of her illustrious career, Bicknell was named the 2018 GPI...
None of our Canadian Platinum Pass winners remain in contention for the $5.1 million PSPC title, but 5 Canada poker pros are still in the hunt. The biggest difference between competitors in the first annual PokerStars Hold’em Players Championship (PSPC) is the cost of entry, and how it relates to each player’s degree of...
Live and online poker pro Griffin Benger rounds out top 3 after PS Hold’em Player’s Championship Day 2. Some of Canada’s favorite, most distinguished poker pros are making waves in The Bahamas this week. Toronto, Ontario native Griffin Benger is one of them, currently owning the third largest bag of chips following Day 2...
Retired Canadian poker pro turned MMA fighter Terrence Chan turns up in the Bahamas for 2019 PS Hold’em Players Championship. The action is now underway at the Atlantic Casino in the Bahamas, where a staggering field of more than 900 turned out to participate in a ground-breaking event. The $25,000 PokerStars NL Hold’em Players...
PartyPoker smashed records with its record-shattering $20M GTD online poker tournament. Records are set, broken, and broken again all the time. It used to be a common occurrence in the online poker industry. Now days, it takes something truly exceptional to attract the attention of Guinness Record officials. PartyPoker did just that last week,...
WPT Women’s Poker Summit: Why aren’t more women playing poker? The inaugural WPT Women’s Poker Summit was held on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Its structure is what some are calling a bold experiment on the part of the World Poker Tour, with a single goal in mind. They want to find out why more...
How to train and enhance your poker mindset. Poker is a simple game to learn, but near-impossible to master. Those who do master the game eventually find, as the years go by, that new skill sets are superseding their once-effective tactics. A classic game with ever-evolving strategies, no one has ever stayed on top...