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The world-famous Bicycle Casino—lovingly nicknamed “the Bike”—is a Los Angeles staple. At first glance, the 100,000-square-foot Bicycle Casino poker room is, indeed, the gold standard when it comes to poker rooms. However, when you read some reviews, people either love the Bike or truly despise it. Located in Bell Gardens, this world-renowned and popular casino offers…

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Marle Cordeiro’s poker vlog is a polarizing mix of dark humor, poker lifestyle commentary, and hand analysis.  The 27-year-old cash game player has undeniably grabbed the attention of the poker community since launching the vlog in September, finding both fans and detractors of her satirical style. The vlog takes us through Marle’s adventures on the…

Read More Who is Marle Coirdero? Meet the Polarizing Poker Player & Vlogger

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A former high school and college basketball player turned American poker pro, Huck Seed is also an insane prop better. Early life Seed—born Huckleberry Seed in Santa Clara, California—was, incidentally, featured in the 2006 documentary Quantum Hoops that chronicled Cal Tech’s quest to end a 21-year losing streak. This makes sense since Seed is six-foot-six—or…

Read More Huck Seed: The King of Prop Bets

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Located in the Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, the Foxwoods poker room is the largest poker room on the East Coast and the largest casino-based poker room in the world. Foxwoods hosts World Series of Poker (WSOP) circuit events, WPT tournaments, and the Foxwoods World Poker Finals. A brief history of Foxwoods Situated on Mashantucket Pequot…

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Manhattan, New York native Nick Schulman is a professional poker player who is known for winning Season 4 of the World Poker Tour (WPT) World Poker Finals NL Hold’Em event in 2005 at Foxwoods. For his efforts, Schulman pocketed a hefty $2,167,500—the single-season record for a regular WPT event. Adding to this impressive feat, Schulman…

Read More Nick Schulman Makes it all Look Easy

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Poker pro Sammy Farha is a prolific tournament player with three World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets who is quite well known as the runner up to “every man” Chris Moneymaker in the 2003 WSOP Main Event. He is also a familiar face on GSN’s popular program High Stakes Poker. Farha is truly one-of-a-kind. His expensive…

Read More Sammy Farha: Fashion, Finesse, and Felt

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Known as “Poker Barbie,” Lacey Jones is among the most popular poker players in the world. In addition to her beauty, Jones is quite fascinating, having been a fashion model, international television host, poker commentator, and social network phenomenon. In the beginning Jones was born in San Antonio, Texas, in 1979 where—even though she enjoyed…

Read More Lacey Jones: Poker Barbie and so Much More

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Poker pro Justin Bonomo, known as ZeeJustin online, is probably best known (at the moment) for winning the 2018 World Series of Poker’s (WSOP) Big One for One Drop and a handsome $10 million. With this win, Bonomo surpassed former top earner Daniel Negreanu and now sits atop poker’s All Time Money List with total…

Read More Justin Bonomo the Biggest Winner in Poker History

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Meet your new tournament coach in the Upswing Lab: Moritz “Mo” Dietrich. Mo is a German-born poker pro currently living in Vienna, Austria. He’s been playing professionally for about 5 years and he’s cashed for over $1.5 million in his online career. He mainly plays on PokerStars (muckcallok), PartyPoker (chenlingseng), and Winamax (XiaoNiAhn). He’s also…

Read More Moritz Dietrich Joins Team Upswing – Meet “Mo”

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Shannon Elizabeth is a multi-talented model, actor, and poker player. Let’s take a look at her eventful life and poker career. Early life and acting career Raised in Waco, Texas, Shannon Elizabeth was a cheerleader and played tennis in high school. During this time, she aspired to be a professional tennis player. Upon growing up,…

Read More Shannon Elizabeth Isn’t Just an Actress. She’s a Poker Player Too.