Villle Wahlbeck

EPT9 London: Ville Wahlbeck is the EPT £10,300 8-Game Champion

Ville Wahlbeck consolidated his place as one of the best mixed game players in the world today by winning the EPT £10,300 8-Game Championship for £76,720. The Team PokerStars Pro beat a stacked field that included some of the biggest names in the game to to claim the largest chunk of a £215,600 priz...more

by Rick Dacey on March 14, 2013 1:17 PM

LOL, NH, WP, GB, TYM8, GG: What are these guys saying?

When I started playing online poker I was perplexed with all the acronyms that I encountered. People were writing these weird letter combinations in the chat box, and I had no idea what they meant. I didn't have much experience with online gaming, so most of the expressions were completely new to me...more

by Ville Wahlbeck on February 14, 2013 6:21 AM

Folding the winner

There's an old poker proverb saying you can't be a player unless you occasionally fold the winning hand. What it means is that only donks keep calling everyone down. Donks never fold the winning hand simply because donks never fold. Another poker proverb says that you can't make money by folding. I...more

by Ville Wahlbeck on November 20, 2012 6:50 AM

Daddy plays poker

I have two kids, a 3-year old girl and a 1-year old boy. No matter what I write later I love them enormously and I think having kids is the best thing that has happened in my life. That said I will freely confess that those little creatures can be a serious pain in the butt, especially if you are a...more

by Ville Wahlbeck on November 11, 2012 9:47 AM