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James Atkin
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2016 Update
Towards the end of last year me and my wife were deciding whether to cash out our chips and stick with 2 children or take the gamble and go for three. As well all know gambling is a risky business, non more so than when it results in a lifelong commitment. ...

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New look, and yes I'm still alive!
It's been rather a long time since I posted on the blog, almost 18 months, and in truth I haven't really been active for about 3 years. I don't have an especially good reason for the absence except that I'm a fairly busy person, and the time I don't spend e...

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Aussie Millions & general update...
Right off the bat in 2014 I had some rather odd fortune. I played a feeder satellite into a satellite that looked like it was going to get cancelled (so I played get the Tournament $ if I won. I won. Sweet! Except, it didn't get cancelled. So in I go to a $...

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2013 in review...
Professionally, I'm really not sure how to feel about 2013. I could certainly consider it to be a successful year; it just eeked in as my most profitable year as a poker professional. However this was largely attributable to a live tournament score which I ...

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1 millllllion VPPs & My biggest ever downswing
Last week I passed the one million mark of VPPs earned since I began playing on PokerStars. Although there is no tangible reward, aside from my lobby and VPP count sporting the 1 million Hall of Fame badge (booooommmm), it's kind of a cool milestone to reac...

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