Sean Gibson

Sean Gibson

Sean Gibson has been an insider in the poker and casino industry for a number of years. Gibson has worked with many different media outlets and has covered events such as the World Series of Poker Main Event, the World Poker Tour Championship, and an infinite number of online events. He plays both 6-max and Full Ring No Limit Hold'em and can be found playing at either the Oceans 11 cardroom in Oceanside, CA or at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

Card Player Offers Chance to Win Bike Seat

Card Player Offers Chance to Win Bike Seat

Sean Gibson - July 25th, 2014

Online poker is a great opportunity for players to get their fix. It’s a good thing too, because not everyone is able to travel the country and play in live tournaments for a shot at glory and major cash prizes. Players no doubt also hope to catch some of the ripples from the Moneymaker effect […]

PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014

PokerStars Pros To Mentor Players in WCOOP 2014

Sean Gibson - July 22nd, 2014

The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) held at PokerStars is the most anticipated online tournament series in the industry. Every year, thousands come out in droves to play in mid and high stakes tournaments for ridiculous paydays and overnight fortunes. This time around, however, there is a lucrative wrinkle to the series that is […]

Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama

Latin American Poker Tour Kicks Off This Week in Panama

Sean Gibson - July 21st, 2014

The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is extremely popular with players that like to follow various poker tours; after all, the locales offer not just the chance to win some poker, but also the opportunity to visit some beautiful countries. On July 23, the region will once again see the LAPT visit, with the fourth […]

Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker?

Amateur vs. Pro: Who Ruled the World Series of Poker?

Sean Gibson - July 18th, 2014

With the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event now wrapped up, Sean Gibson takes a look at who won and what is happening in the post-Moneymaker amateur vs. pro event cash outlook, more than 10 years later. Come back tomorrow when we take an in-depth look at each of the November Nine players and […]

Bart Tichelman Daughter Charged in Google Exec Overdose

Bart Tichelman Daughter Charged in Google Exec Overdose

Sean Gibson - July 18th, 2014

As everyone knows who’s ever played or watched a tournament on TV, the world of poker is full of knuckle-biting drama. One only has to look at the ups and downs of the recent 2014 WSOP for their entertainment fix. But when it comes to drugs, suspicious deaths and accused murder? Well that sounds like […]

Full Tilt Poker Announces FTOPS XXVI Schedule

Full Tilt Poker Announces FTOPS XXVI Schedule

Sean Gibson - July 17th, 2014

One of the most popular online tournament series returns at Full Tilt Poker in the form of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series, commonly referred to as the FTOPS. This sixteenth incarnation of the series will begin on August 3 and end on August 17, consisting of 31 events and a combined prize pool of […]

As Doyle Brunson Exits Stage Right, What’s It Mean for Poker?

As Doyle Brunson Exits Stage Right, What’s It Mean for Poker?

Sean Gibson - July 16th, 2014

With another World Series of Poker Main Event put to bed, it would be hard to ignore the reality that poker’s old guard is slowly disappearing, and a new, brasher, possibly less legendary guard is coming to the forefront in their place. But what’s that going to mean for the game and its status with […]

PokerStars MicroMillions Kicking Off with $5M Guarantee

PokerStars MicroMillions Kicking Off with $5M Guarantee

Sean Gibson - July 15th, 2014

While many poker players have dreams of playing in massive championship events at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) or online at the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), the buy-ins are often too prohibitive to make that a reality. That makes the MicroMillions tournament series held at PokerStars one of the most popular […]

US Poker Scene Will Remain Hot in August

US Poker Scene Will Remain Hot in August

Sean Gibson - July 10th, 2014

It seems like only yesterday that the World Series of Poker (WSOP) kicked off in Las Vegas and by the middle of next week, the November Nine in the Main Event will be set. For many tournament players, be it professional or amateur, August used to represent a time where many would either have to […]

Delaware iPoker Revenues Continue to Spiral Downward

Delaware iPoker Revenues Continue to Spiral Downward

Sean Gibson - July 3rd, 2014

The gaming industry has been looking with an interested eye to the American states that have legalized Internet gaming and poker to see how well received those games would be. Early indicators were positive, as plenty of players in New Jersey, Nevada, and Delaware signed up and jumped into games. Since then, however, reality has […]

Poker Pro Johannes Strassmann Confirmed Dead in Slovenia

Poker Pro Johannes Strassmann Confirmed Dead in Slovenia

Sean Gibson - June 29th, 2014

Police in Slovenia have stated that the body of German professional poker player Johannes Strassmann, who had been missing for six days, has been found and identified in a river near the capital city. According to multiple news outlets, a police spokesman said that there were no traces of violence, after DNA tests were released […]