Jon Pill

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Joined PokerTube May 2016

Jon is a freelance writer and novelist who learned to play poker after watching Rounders in year 9. He has been giving away his beer money at cards ever since. Currently he is based in Bristol where he makes sporadic donations to the occasional live tournament or drunken late night Zoom session. He blogs at What Is There to Option?

Articles by Jon Pill

Stack Controversy On Poker Night In America

A pair of $5,000 chips in Alec Torelli’s stack were tucked away out of sight and caught Daniel Wolf out for an extra 100 big blinds.

Live Poker Events, 1 week ago

The November Nine Is No More

The World Series of Poker will ditch the November Nine format that had final table players competing months after the main tournament.

Online Poker , 1 week ago

BParis Wins Big $55 For $9,500 Live On Twitch

Streaming his deep run in the PokerStars Big $55 BParis lets you in on his top tips, secrets and strategies as he eventually takes down the tournament for $9,531.

Promos, 2 weeks ago

PokerTube Launches Very Own Whatsapp Group

The aim is simple, give poker players and fans a convenient place to hangout, chat and meet like minded people.

Top 3 Phil Hellmuth Blowups

Phil Hellmuth Jr, the self-professed greatest poker player ever, dodger of bullets, and infamous Poker Brat. His poor sportsmanship, thin skin, and bombast are legendary even outside of the poker world.

Liv Boeree: Don't Privilege Your Gut Instincts

Liv Boeree’s is a reminder to check in with the slow brain, in the end, it’ll get you where you want to be a lot faster than your gut.

Live Poker Events, 3 weeks ago

How to Win $1 Million in a Day: The Monte Carlo €50k High Roller

Adrian Mateos emerged victorious from a field of 64 over the weekend when he won the PSC Monte Carlo €50,000 buy-in Single Day High Roller tournament.

Live Poker Events, 3 weeks ago

There's Always a Bigger Fish: Amateur Beats The Pros in Monte Carlo PLO High Roller

It was a slow war of attrition as pro after pro dropped out leaving Imad Derwiche heads-up with Sampo Ryynanen and fellow Frenchman Sylvain Loosli.

Book Review: Education of a Poker Player by Herbert Yardley

Education of a Poker Player was the poker bible before Doyle published Super/System, and that is both its strength and its major failing.

Live Poker Events, 3 weeks ago

Bryn Kenney Wins €100k High Roller in Monte Carlo For €1,784,500

Bryn Kenney topped a sizable field of 61 entries to win the title and the top prize of €1,784,500 ($1,944,302 USD).

Is Alec Torelli The Hardest Worker In Poker???

Alec Torelli went pro 12 years ago, ‘traveling the world full-time playing the biggest games on the planet.’ And he certainly seems to have put those years on the grind to good use.

Movie Review: James Caan’s The Gambler

James Caan plays a university professor, Axel Freed, teaching English by day, and gambling it all by night.

Boski Sits Down With The Real 'Knish'

Jeff Boski continues his series of interviews for the PokerTube Youtube channel (click like and subscribe guys), with a session of picking the brains of Vegas cash game pro Michael ‘Knish’ Atkinson.

Tom Dwan is Back!

Tom Dwan didn’t show up on the small screen for most of last year, and going back further, has been largely tied up in various high-stakes cash games in Macau.

Online Poker , 1 month ago

Twitch Poker Needs A Revamp

The last few months have seen something of a decline in the magnetism of Twitch, the poles are weakening and increasingly the really great poker content is moving to YouTube.