Daniel Smyth

Daniel, our Poker Strategy specialist, got his first break in the poker world when he interviewed a young Patrik Antonius for a national magazine. That assignment led to Daniel taking up the position of Strategy Editor at WPT Magazine. After leaving that position, Daniel has bluffed his way through the poker community producing feature pieces, crafting strategy articles, and reporting on daily happenings from the iGaming industry for a range of magazines and websites. Today, Daniel produces regular news articles for CardsChat.com.

Grosvenor Casinos Pro David Haye Loses It During Latest Training Session (VIDEO)

Grosvenor Casinos Pro David Haye Loses It During Latest Training Session (VIDEO)

Daniel Smyth - March 22nd, 2019
Hard-hitting David Haye has been back in training for his forthcoming battle with Grosvenor Casinos’ GUKPT Goliath but it seems the pressure could be getting to him. Despite faring better […]
PokerStars Strikes Back at Partypoker with Spin-n-Go Monte Carlo Satellites

PokerStars Strikes Back at Partypoker with Spin-n-Go Monte Carlo Satellites

Daniel Smyth - March 19th, 2019
PokerStars’ promo team has hit back at its rivals over at Partypoker with a new series of Spin & Go satellites for EPT Monte Carlo. In what’s becoming one of […]
Partypoker Deals Another Blow to PokerStars as Sit-n-Go War Continues

Partypoker Deals Another Blow to PokerStars as Sit-n-Go War Continues

Daniel Smyth - March 18th, 2019
The ongoing sit & go war between Partypoker and PokerStars has taken another twist this week thanks to a new $1,500 cash giveaway from the former. Going live on March […]
Latvian Pro Vitalijs Zavorotnijs Wins Big at WPT Barcelona

Latvian Pro Vitalijs Zavorotnijs Wins Big at WPT Barcelona

Daniel Smyth - March 18th, 2019
Vitalijs Zavorotnijs has become the latest World Poker Tour (WPT) champions after taking down another stacked main event in Barcelona. Always a popular European stop, Barcelona brought out the masses […]
Inquest Hears Satnav Failure Led to WSOPE Crash that Killed Emma Fryer

Inquest Hears Satnav Failure Led to WSOPE Crash that Killed Emma Fryer

Daniel Smyth - March 15th, 2019
An inquest into the death of British poker pro Emma Fryer has returned a verdict of death by road traffic collision. Reviewing the 2017 incident, coroner Peter Sigee heard testimony […]
Dropped Poker Pots Fail to Dampen Record Year for 888 Holdings

Dropped Poker Pots Fail to Dampen Record Year for 888 Holdings

Daniel Smyth - March 12th, 2019
888 Holdings enjoyed a record year in 2018 despite online poker revenue taking a dive along with the group’s overall revenue. Although overall revenue took a 2 percent hit last […]
9Stacks Helping Indian Online Poker with WSOP Promo

9Stacks Helping Indian Online Poker with WSOP Promo

Daniel Smyth - March 11th, 2019
Indian online poker site 9Stacks is doing its bit to help local players take part in the game’s biggest tournament festival with a new Las Vegas giveaway. Going live on […]
Successful Season Continues as Ben Maregedze Wins Bumper GUKPT Manchester

Successful Season Continues as Ben Maregedze Wins Bumper GUKPT Manchester

Daniel Smyth - March 11th, 2019
The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) rolled into Manchester on March and when the season’s second successful showdown was over on March 10, Ben Maregedze was the big winner. Following […]
New Blockchain-Based Poker Site Wants to Redefine Freerolls

New Blockchain-Based Poker Site Wants to Redefine Freerolls

Daniel Smyth - March 8th, 2019
A new blockchain-based poker site featuring an innovative loyalty system is set to host its first freeroll with real prizes on March 9. Branding itself the “world’s first free online […]
Poker in India Surging as GPL and PokerStars Unleash New Innovations (VIDEO)

Poker in India Surging as GPL and PokerStars Unleash New Innovations (VIDEO)

Daniel Smyth - March 7th, 2019
The evolution of poker in India continued recently thanks to new moves by the Global Poker League (GPL) and PokerStars. Following the conclusion of GPL India Season 1, the tournament […]
Justin Bonomo Back to Winning Ways in Triton Series Short Deck Showdown

Justin Bonomo Back to Winning Ways in Triton Series Short Deck Showdown

Daniel Smyth - March 4th, 2019
American pro Justin Bonomo has got back to winning ways after a bumper 2018 by winning the short deck showdown at the Triton Super High Roller Series in Jeju, South […]