High Roller 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...
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...
Connor “blanconegro” Drinan dominating live and online poker from Canada. Connor Drinan isn’t really a household name in the live poker world, and yet he has amassed more than US $11 million in tournament cashes. His online poker moniker, “blanconegro”, has been known to strike fear in the hearts of those who know it,...
Five reasons why PartyPoker will retain the title of best online poker site in 2019. PartyPoker made a lot of big moves in 2018. Some were extremely successful, impressing the operator’s worthy dominance of the industry upon players throughout Canada, Europe, and beyond. Others were, well… not so well received. But together, all of...
Daniel Negreanu does it again, laying down top straight on a gut feeling his opponent outdrew him. There’s something about Daniel Negreanu. Something eerily akin to telepathy. I don’t think they guy is psychic, or he’d have more WSOP bracelets–at the least, an ever-elusive WOSP Championship title—adorning his trophy case. But if he’s not...
This Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 888Poker will host the $1,000,000 GTD God of the Arena Main Event. Everyone who is anyone in the online poker world (that means you, too!) should be gearing up for this Sunday’s massive $1 Million GTD God of the Arena Main Event at 888Poker. Why such a massive...