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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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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, …

Poker Brat Tweets Made More Self-Aware (09/26/09)
September 26, 2009 – 11:54 AM | No Comment
Poker Brat Tweets Made More Self-Aware (09/26/09)

“Now filming “Caesars Cup” for ESPN + worldwide TV, Americas vs. Europe! Negreanu C, Ivey, Juanda, Brunson, Harmon, Seed, Greenstein, and me”
+ self-awareness =
“I know how to spell all my boys’ last names! The girl? …

Poker Brat Tweets Made More Self-Aware (09/26/09)
September 26, 2009 – 10:54 AM | No Comment
Poker Brat Tweets Made More Self-Aware (09/26/09)

“Now filming “Caesars Cup” for ESPN + worldwide TV, Americas vs. Europe! Negreanu C, Ivey, Juanda, Brunson, Harmon, Seed, Greenstein, and me”
+ self-awareness =
“I know how to spell all my boys’ last names! The girl? …

Poker Brat Tweets Made More Self-Aware (09/25/09)
September 25, 2009 – 11:12 AM | No Comment
Poker Brat Tweets Made More Self-Aware (09/25/09)

“Check out Lebron James playing online poker in new rap video! Just wish it was at @ultimate_bet http://bit.ly/s881Z”
+ self-awareness =
“Damn! If UltimateBet hadn’t cheated everybody I could be hanging out in limos with Lebron James… …

Poker Brat Tweets Made More Self-Aware (09/24/09)
September 24, 2009 – 11:02 AM | No Comment
Poker Brat Tweets Made More Self-Aware (09/24/09)

“Hail Caesar!! In 46 hours (1:00 pm Saturday) I arrive in Leicester Square dressed as Julius Caesar, in a Chariot w horses, and 11 models!!”
+ self-awareness =
“Bad Caesar schtick again in 2 days (-2hrs) in …

I Like Big Stacks and I Cannot Lie
June 3, 2009 – 8:48 AM | 4 Comments
I Like Big Stacks and I Cannot Lie

Being a poker nerd, and a former Lego nerd, it is only natural that I have fallen truly, madly, and deeply in love with pictures of enormous chipstacks.  I remember stumbling across a picture of …

“Course Lenny’s a God damn nuisance most of the time…”
June 3, 2009 – 8:25 AM | No Comment
“Course Lenny’s a God damn nuisance most of the time…”

Dan “Lenny” Heimiller is currently the chipleader going into the final table of the $1000 “Stimulus Special”.  Which means this is as good a time as any to point out his awesome website.
Discovered about …

WSOP Videos of the Day
June 3, 2009 – 8:09 AM | 2 Comments
WSOP Videos of the Day

Ran across a couple of fun, random videos over the last couple of days.
The first video is from RawVegas.tv.  It’s premier episode of a summer-long series called “Scotty Being Scotty”.  I think, if I’m following …

NegreanHour
May 26, 2009 – 3:26 PM | No Comment
NegreanHour

Daniel Negreanu appeared on “The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos” yesterday (just double-checked, and yep, I spelled that right).  The actual Daniel/poker stuff doesn’t begin until the 23:40 mark, but there’s a funny little bit at …

Lord of the Poker Podcasts
May 20, 2009 – 12:14 PM | No Comment
Lord of the Poker Podcasts

On a regular basis I follow/listen to about a dozen or so poker podcasts.  Most of them are a great way to distract my focus away from the 8-10 tables I usually play online, the …

Gearing Up For the 2009 WSOP
May 13, 2009 – 1:36 PM | One Comment
Gearing Up For the 2009 WSOP

Event #1 of the 2009 World Series of Poker shuffles up and deals in two weeks time, and media outlets from around the internet are frothing at the bit, looking to give YOU the best …

Get Your Fill of Phil
May 4, 2009 – 1:33 PM | 3 Comments
Get Your Fill of Phil

This is the most fun I’ve had watching a poker hand play out in a long time.  It’s not because the hand is necessarily interesting.  It’s more because we get a chance to get into …

This Week on the PokerRoad: Looking Phil in the Hellmuth
April 14, 2009 – 3:48 PM | 3 Comments
This Week on the PokerRoad: Looking Phil in the Hellmuth

The following video, shot by Joe Stapleton at the 2009 Dream Team Poker Tournament, is about as close to sitting on Phil Hellmuth’s left as most of us will ever get.  It’s horribly shot… but …

Miracle Hold in PLO
April 14, 2009 – 11:06 AM | 14 Comments
Miracle Hold in PLO

The cash game session from this year’s Aussie Millions tournament has just gone up on PokerTube.  I was looking forward to this one mostly for the much-hyped heads-up duel between Tom “Durrr” Dwan and Patrick …

The Poker Boom, Five Years On
April 1, 2009 – 5:48 PM | No Comment
The Poker Boom, Five Years On

PokerNews takes a look back at the post-Moneymaker Poker Boom (circa 2004/05) through eyes of three mainstream magazine articles from that era.  It’s a great piece about the emerging fad, which mainly showcases the efforts …