Charm Looking for a Bracelet – Tournament of Champions 21
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For the twenty first time players made their entrance to the grounds of the Tournament of Champions, as a field of 140 Red Hot Poker Tour elite entered the tournament …

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Charm Looking for a Bracelet – Tournament of Champions 21
October 31, 2011 – 12:19 PM | No Comment
Charm Looking for a Bracelet – Tournament of Champions 21

By Mike Nelson
For the twenty first time players made their entrance to the grounds of the Tournament of Champions, as a field of 140 Red Hot Poker Tour elite entered the tournament …

Collins Mix: “Make Mine a Double” – Dwayne Collins takes down his second Red Hot Poker Tour Championship.
June 6, 2011 – 11:15 AM | No Comment
Collins Mix: “Make Mine a Double” – Dwayne Collins takes down his second Red Hot Poker Tour Championship.

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By Mike Nelson
Twenty seasons are now officially in the books. Red Hot Poker Tour has seen twenty gatherings of its top players biding for the championship. There have been twenty grueling final tables, …

Tournament of Champions XIX Photo Gallery
January 21, 2011 – 1:00 PM | No Comment
Tournament of Champions XIX Photo Gallery

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Daily $5000 Freeroll on PartyPoker
November 23, 2010 – 1:36 PM | No Comment
Daily $5000 Freeroll on PartyPoker

Pretty simple and amazing promotion: earn five PartyPoker Points and the next day you get to play in a $5000 freeroll.

Win your share of $5,000 every single day in December
The Five Star Poker Challenge is …

It Was Worth The Drive, For Acton, To The Red Hot Poker Tour’s Tournament Of Champions XVIII
September 2, 2010 – 7:47 PM | No Comment
It Was Worth The Drive, For Acton, To The Red Hot Poker Tour’s Tournament Of Champions XVIII

Pretty much everybody in Canada is playing poker these days. From the flurry of Canadians who ripped up the felt at this year’s World Series of Poker, to the bars and taverns where you …

Canuck Raising: Canadians Skate Circles Around the World Series of Poker
July 10, 2010 – 6:16 PM | No Comment
Canuck Raising: Canadians Skate Circles Around the World Series of Poker

In his recently published “Cowboys Full”, James McManus argues that poker is a game ideally suited to the American Character. Americans are all descended from gamblers, i.e. those who fled the British monarchy for …

Jensen on the Button … from SPC to Red Hot Poker Tour Champion
June 19, 2010 – 6:52 PM | No Comment
Jensen on the Button … from SPC to Red Hot Poker Tour Champion

After another season jam packed with bad beats, suck outs, slow plays, and great plays, the crème de la crème of the Red Hot Poker Tour assembled at Norma Jeanes in Mississauga to determine …

Collins Mixes It Up On Route to Season 16 Title
February 21, 2010 – 4:24 PM | No Comment
Collins Mixes It Up On Route to Season 16 Title

By Mike Nelson
With another successful Season in the books the very elite of the Red Hot Poker Tour gathered to show their skills, make their moves, and pray their hands hold up enough to take …

LOL Flippaments
December 9, 2009 – 6:38 PM | 2 Comments
LOL Flippaments

This week, ‘Poker After Dark’ is running what they are calling a “Rail Heaven” cash game. Blinds are $200/$400, and the players assembled are veritable who’s who of poker heavyweights: Phil Ivey, Tom “Durrrr” …

Tournament of Champions XV: From 128 to 4
December 2, 2009 – 6:45 PM | No Comment
Tournament of Champions XV: From 128 to 4

Heads-up is the most torturous and skilful form of No Limit Hold ‘Em poker. It’s a game not for the feint of heart, but the strong of will. After an online poll conducted …

Tournament of Champions XV: From the Final Four to the Champion’s Cup
December 2, 2009 – 6:42 PM | No Comment
Tournament of Champions XV: From the Final Four to the Champion’s Cup

(read part I)

**ROUND 6: THE FORTUNATE FOUR**
The final four players all took their seats around Big Red, the long-serving Tournament of Champions final table. With the winner’s trophy sitting in the middle, taunting all …

Tournament of Champions XV Photo Gallery
December 2, 2009 – 6:40 PM | No Comment
Tournament of Champions XV Photo Gallery

Some photos from the Red Hot Poker Tour’s 15th Tournament of Champions.  Click on each thumbnail for a larger version.
Read part I of the accompanying article here.
Red part II here.
Watch videos from the Tournament, and …

Red Hot Poker Tour’s Tournament of Champions XV: A Quick Heads Up
November 17, 2009 – 6:34 PM | No Comment
Red Hot Poker Tour’s Tournament of Champions XV: A Quick Heads Up

The following email was sent to members of the Red Hot Poker Tour, announcing the details of the Tour’s 15th Tournament of Champions.  For only the second time in Tour history, the TOC will not …

What They’ve Done on Their November Nine Vacation
October 26, 2009 – 6:32 PM | No Comment
What They’ve Done on Their November Nine Vacation

It’s been over 105 days since the second installment of the November Nine finalized its roster.  And it’ll be another fortnight or so before we pare that roster down to one lonely World Series of …

Positively Main Street: McManus on Poker’s History
October 12, 2009 – 12:15 PM | No Comment
Positively Main Street: McManus on Poker’s History

A fascinating article by Jame McManus that outlines just what makes poker such a natural fit for the American psyche, while arguing for its greater inclusion in popular consciousness.  ”The national card game,” McManus notes, …