Jocelyn Wood, PRO Editor
Jocelyn Wood, Editor
Joss is a graduate in English from the University of Birmingham and has a Master’s Degree in Organisational Development from the University of Manchester. His career path has taken him from the British Army, through business & finance to seven years as a successful professional poker player.
His experience of the European Union, law, accounting, finance, regulation and online poker provide the basis for his insights in the PRO specialist categories of Industry and Law & Regulation.
As CEO he steered his own company through full Financial Services Authority regulation, and was asked by Morgan Stanley to take their UK mortgage business through the same process.
Although British, he lives in Arequipa, Peru, set high in the mountains and surrounded by volcanoes. He is married to a Peruvian and has three children.
Recent Articles by Joss:
Pokerfuse talked with Josh Beckley about his sponsorship by Americas Cardroom and playing online from the US.
PokerStars Team Pro Jason Somerville and social media legend Dan Bilzerian to promote DraftKings.
“The Deal” gives even casual players a chance to hit it big.
The current Edge Rewards program will run alongside the new Players Club.
Celebrity actor Kevin Pollak was runner-up in the heads-up final.
Radical changes to the lobby, rake and game offer rebalance Full Tilt’s player base towards more casual players.
With state regulated online poker only available in New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware, an increasing number of players appear willing to take the risk of playing on an offshore site.
Players are encouraged to hold home games to benefit prostate cancer research, and Neymar Jr’s home game raises over $100,000 for the underprivileged in Brazil.
Ivey claims that the casino destroyed the cards which were used, denying him the evidence for his defense.
The possibility of making life changing sums of money is a big motivation for casual online poker players.
A host of top PokerStars Team Pros are in California to get grass roots support for online poker.
Negreanu busts out of the Main Event in 11th place.