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

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Sam Greenwood Wins PartyPoker €51,000 Super High Roller For €1,000,000

Sam Greenwood outlasted a field of 57 total entries to win the €1,000,000 ($1,240,000 USD) first place prize.

'Reckless' PokerStars TV Ad Banned

The UK’s Advertising Standards Agency has recently banned one of PokerStars 2017 series of “You’re already a great poker player” adverts.

Negreanu & Kessler Fight Over WSOP Big Blind Ante Controversy

A selection of holdem events including the $1 million buy-in Big One For One Drop will use the new rule

Chicago To Open Airport Poker Room?

The security theatre of an airport should keep the crims at bay and the influx of bored tourists might just make for full tables with high turnover.

The Ultimate Sweat Documentary Is Coming: Teaser Part 1 Drops!

Jaime’s Youtube channel recently uploaded a trailer for the documentary Ultimate | Sweat which Jordan Ryan has been working on.

Daniel Negreanu Blocks Doug Polk & Releases his $2Million WSOP Schedule!

Negreanu’s posted his schedule for the Summer, a massive mix of high stakes WSOP events of all shapes and sizes.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Outrageous $315k Slowroll from Ari Engel

Ari Engel won his 26th career poker tournament title after taking down the Mega Millions event at the Bicylce Casino in Los Angeles for more than $315k.

Daniel Negreanu Can't Take Higher Rake Jokes!

With PokerStars upping their rake yet again, it was time once again to crack out the old interview.

Global Poker Send Masterpiece Grizzly Trophy To Winner

Turns out there was one more perk on its way to Christopher Conley: a sodding great bear.

Liv Boeree to Break Up with Igor Because Math Says So!?!

Liv Boeree begins her TED Talk with an anecdote only those who have dated a degenerate will find truly recognisable.

Joe Ingram Shuts Alec Torelli Down Over ‘Editing Lies’

They got their controversy, unfortunately we're not sure “unprofessional, sordid and infantile” was the kind of controversy they were hoping for.

Patrik Antonius Shows Instagram What $25 Million in Cash Looks Like

Patrik Antonius had the casino crack open their cash bucket and scoop him out some bricks.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Fedor Holz Blasts $1.8Million into Super High Roller Bowl and Doesn't Cash

The big story of the night wasn’t Justin Bonomo’s win but Fedor Holz’s losses.

Daniel Negreanu Dreams Of Cheating Jason Koon

Vanessa Selbst, Doug Polk and Jeff Boski get Freudian when Negreanu cheats with Jason Koon… in his dreams!

Online Poker , 2 years ago

PokerStars Increase Tournament Rake Overnight!

Tournaments under $20 will be seeing an increase in fees from Monday onwards.