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

Hellmuth and Seidel React To Maria Konnikova’s NYT Interview

Konnikova talks about the tournament “jackpots” she has won and the seeds that grew up to push her out into the poker world

David Haye To Become Professional Poker Player?

Following in the footsteps of Antony Holden and Maria Konnikova, Haye will be taking a year to learn how to play poker

Jennifer Tilly, Phil Laak and Antonio Esfandiari in New Poker Movie

Vince Van Patten’s Written A Poker Movie… And It Might Be Good

Online Poker , 3 weeks ago

“One Time” Comes In Every Time For Lex Veldhuis

Luckbox Lex Veldhuis’ KK v. AA. v. QQ v. JJ Flip for Tournament Life

Prahlad Friedman: Does Poker Have A Race Problem?

Here we go again… Last week Prahlad Friedman upset a bunch of people by tweeting about race.

Top 5 Ladies of WSOP 2018

It’s worth celebrating some of the players who have made this year’s WSOP great

James Obst Quitting Poker To Play Wimbledon

James Obst went after his childhood dream of going pro, not at poker but tennis.

Mike Dentale's Incredible Roulette Spin

35 black came up and made him – at 35 to 1 odds – $7,000 in about 2 minutes.

10 Legends Of The Game Selected For 2018 Poker Hall Of Fame

Players Respond to Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

Trickett Spotted On Sky Sports Giving Away World Cup Tickets!

Trickett was talking to Sky News journalists about how hard it was to find and England fan to take his spare ticket.

WSOP Called Out for Hiding Ladies Event Final Table

Having got the Ladies’ Championship off to a good start, the WSOP then shanked their handling of it way off into the grass.

John Hesp Goes From Poker Famous To Hollywood Famous

John Hesp was just having a laugh on holiday when he ended up at the FT of the biggest poker tournament in the world.

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Nirvana Producer Steve Albini Beats Ferguson and Lisandro For $105,629

The final table of Event #31: $1,500 Seven Card Stud had plenty of reasons to be watched closely.

D-Negs WSOP Vlog: Smack Talking Hellmuth, Matusow’s Crazy Stories and Getting Shut Down By Ivey

The real highlight is the contribution of the elusive and camera shy Phil Ivey who Daniel tries to draw out on the subject of a slightly odd PLO hand.

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.