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

The Poker World Is Saying Goodbye to Doyle Brunson

There are a few mononymous individuals Beyonce, Madonna, Napoleon. The poker world really only has Doyle.

Live Poker Events, 6 days ago

Scott Blumstein Returns To WSOP To Defend His Title

New Jersey resident and last year’s WSOP Main Event Champ, Scott Blumstein is back in Vegas.

Early Victory Dance FAIL in WSOP Colossus!

Sang Liu leaped out of his seat and began dancing before the dealer had finished putting all the cards on the table.

Live Poker Events, 1 week ago

Justin Bonomo Wins $185,965 in $10k WSOP Heads Up Championship

Six months ago Justin Bonomo was 17th seed in the cash stakes. Today he’s 3rd, having taken down over $14.7 of cashes in various events since January.

Learn Bill Perkins’ Secrets To Living Well

Perkins is working on a book to teach you how to “maximise” your life, promising a “methodology of having the most fulfilling life”.

Live Poker Events, 1 week ago

Shaun Deeb’s Multi-Table Mayhem At The WSOP

Shaun Deeb was looking to make history by taking down two bracelets at once. And he came terrifyingly close to doing it.

Music For Winners Selected By Cate Hall

Cate Hall has kicked us off with her poker playlist. Of course she is not the only, nor the first, poker player to have given us a sneak peak behind the Walkman.

Live Poker Events, 2 weeks ago

Nick Petrangelo Wins WSOP $100,000 High Roller For $2,910,227

Nick Petrangelo has won the inaugural running of the WSOP $100k NLH event, defeating a field of 105 total entries.

Lex Veldhuis Seeks Help For Candy Crush Addiction

There are worse ways to unwind after a hard day grinding away for your Twitch audience than leaning back with the simple gameplay of Candy Crush.

Live Poker Events, 2 weeks ago

Shaun Deeb Slowrolls Again!

Shaun Deeb has a bit of a reputation for slow rolling and shooting angles.

Live Poker Events, 2 weeks ago

Allen Cunningham Wins The First WSOP Event $250 Daily Deepstack

The Rio opened the doors to the Amazon Room at 09:00 on the 29th May 2018 for the 49th annual World Series of Poker.

Accused: Is Phil Hellmuth Ripping Off Stakers?

So far at least two people have been publicly called out and blocked by the Poker Brat.

Negreanu Fires Shots at Ferguson and Hellmuth

When Ferguson took 42 seconds out of his day to read to camera he gave the smouldering trash fire of his reputation a prodding back into a glowing flame.

Chris Ferguson’s Apology Just Makes Things Worse

Chris “Jesus” Ferguson came forward to “apologise” for his involvement in Full Tilt’s Black Friday collapse, and the millions of dollars poker players lost or had frozen in its wake.

John Hesp Will Be Adding Some Colour to This Year’s WSOP

John Hesp confirmed he would be returning to defend his 4th place finish in a recent interview.