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

Massage Brings Relief and Luck at the WSOP

Many of the players can be seen sat on their chairs cowboy style, with their chins on the backrest and a masseuse with strong, precise hands.

Live Poker Events, 1 week ago

WSOP to Host Bracelet and Ring Events in China

As if the WSOP weren’t big enough a brand, the behind the scenes team have just closed a deal with Tencent for new events in the Eastern hemisphere.

Live Poker Events, 2 weeks ago

APT Main Event: Aik Chuan Crowned Champion

50 players paid the US$1,100 entry fee to compete for the title of Main Event Champion.

Live Poker Events, 2 weeks ago

Elior Sion Wins WSOP $50k PPC For $1.4 Million

Elior Sion won the bracelet, the Chip Reese Memorial cup and $1.4 million dollars in US currency or bank drafts.

Daniel Negreanu WSOP Vlogs: The Story So Far

30 days into the series, and Daniel Negreanu has been putting out a video on each of them since he bought into the Tag Team event.

Book Review: For Richer, For Poorer by Vicky Coren

For Richer, For Poorer is Coren's poker biography. And in contrast to your average chip-slinger poker is only ever her obsession and addiction, never her day job.

Liv Boeree's Guide for Adventurers

If Boeree's varied career, poker successes and staring literally into space doesn’t seem sufficient to fill her time, she’s also a serious outdoorswoman.

WSOP 2017: Year Of The Mouth?

The last few weeks Matusow seems to have popped out of his chrysalis as a gobby butterfly with hundred-dollar bills for wings.

Live Poker Events, 1 month ago

WSOP Event #42: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship

Players begin Event #42 the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Championship with 50,000 in chips and blinds starting at 100-200 and no ante.

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WSOP Event #38: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship

2015 Main Event Champion Joe McKeehen is now the $10,000 Limit Hold’em Champon as well.

Live Poker Events, 1 month ago

WSOP Event #36: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed (Live Updates)

The higher buy-in will probably make for a slightly smaller field than the 959 who showed for the $3k version.

Live Poker Events, 1 month ago

WSOP Event #30: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship (LIve Updates)

Put on your leather chaps and polish your stirrups, its HORSE time at the WSOP. The $10k HORSE event is the most prestigious of the limit games on the schedule.

Live Poker Events, 1 month ago

WSOP Event #27: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed (Live Updates)

Event #27 $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed will start its day one at 11:00 AM PST on 14th June 2017.

Phil Hellmuth Has Some Advice That Every Trader Should Hear

Conversation with the Poker Brat focuses a lot on bankroll management and the connection between Phil’s long term ability to stay in the game in his high variance field.

Live Poker Events, 1 month ago

WSOP Event #26: $10,000 Razz Championship (Live Updates)

Welcome to opposite day at the World Series of Poker, where there are no straights or flushes and the best hand loses every time. We’re playing razz.