Gregg Johnson

From sports betting to casinos, Gregg has written high quality articles for over 15 years for a huge network of different clients. He has always been an avid casual online poker player and so understands the ins and outs of the industry.

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Nurzynski Wins EPT Barcelona Main Event

Nurzynski Wins EPT Barcelona Main Event

The European Poker Tour has elected its new winner, with Piotr Nurzynski winning the 2018 Main Event. The Polish player managed to overcome a pool of 1,900 + entrants, routing everyone in his way. Here is what happened. Defeating Goliath – How Nurzynski bested 1,900 People The EPT Barcelona €5,300 Main Event has reunited a […]

Ukraine Legalizes Poker, Accepts It as a Sport

Ukraine Legalizes Poker, Accepts It as a Sport

We have mostly been focusing on the United States and the poker action that takes place here. However, there’s more to that. Following the coverage of the Triton Series in Jeju, South Korea and Sochi, Russia, we are now fixating our eye on a different jurisdiction – Ukraine. The country has just made a significant […]

Arlie Shaban Teams Up with Run It Up

Arlie Shaban Teams Up with Run It Up

With Twitch shaping up to be a much-preferred option for poker aficionados, it’s small surprise that casters, semi-professionals, and the occasional fan of some skill are all lining up to jump start their own channels and preach to the masses the art of poker. Go back a decade or two and you wouldn’t get this […]

PokerStars Go Down on Sunday, Cause Tournament Confusion

PokerStars Go Down on Sunday, Cause Tournament Confusion

As a travelling reporter, your contributor has always had to stay at hotels that offer little in the way of decent Internet. The struggle with accessing the latest missives has been real, cold-sweat-inducing and ultimately bite-one-nails maddening. And even then, the horror of not having Internet while researching cannot quite live up to the gut-wrenching […]

Fox Wins $50,000 Super High Roller Game

Fox Wins $50,000 Super High Roller Game

Elio Fox has been making a name for himself in 2018. Perhaps he is not the most prominent player out there right now, but he’s one that has amassed solid riches out of playing live action poker games. Mr. Fox’s commitment has led him down a path to yet another victory and that is itself […]

Haye Drops the Gloves, Takes Up Poker

Haye Drops the Gloves, Takes Up Poker

Poker has had its ebbs and flows. Professional players have quite the segment for other activities, as diverse and surprising as tennis or even video gaming. However, the latest news isn’t about someone going away from the field, but someone actually coming in. David Haye has announced his intentions to become a professional poker player. […]

Bruno Fitoussi Signs Up as Ambassador with PartyPoker

Bruno Fitoussi Signs Up as Ambassador with PartyPoker

PartyPoker has been pushing ahead with the number of its ambassadors. More known faces are joining the portal’s ranks and it’s not at all surprising that the exposure that comes hand-in-hand with the series of partnerships is quite satisfactory should you happen to ask the hosts at PartyPoker. We take a look at the freshest […]

New Jersey Poker Revenue Go Up in June

New Jersey Poker Revenue Go Up in June

After the excitement of the offline events has settled, it’s time to look at how the online poker market performed. It would be hard to give an accurate estimate of the entire segment on the grid, that’s why we will focus on New Jersey first. The state managed to benefit a fair lick from the […]

James Obst Gives Up Poker to Play Tennis

James Obst Gives Up Poker to Play Tennis

James Obst has his own ambitions that go well beyond poker even if he has spent a fair bit of his life roughing it in the game of cards and skill. Aged 28, Obst is now moving away from poker to pursue his life-long dream of becoming a tennis pro. Well, 28 is definitely not […]

Poker Pros Are Entrepreneurs By Heart

Poker Pros Are Entrepreneurs By Heart

Poker has been the preserve of swanky gents who know a thing or two about the world’s most sophisticated card game. Well, not sophisticated as in learning the rules, as this is quite easy to pull off. Still, poker invites enough wriggle room for high plays and unexpected outcomes, not to mention the prize pools […]