Charm Looking for a Bracelet – Tournament of Champions 21
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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 …

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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 …

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 gets on ESPN… Kind Of
September 9, 2009 – 5:32 PM | 2 Comments
Red Hot gets on ESPN… Kind Of

When it was announced that none of the $1500 tournaments from the 2009 World Series of Poker would appear on television, it dashed the hopes of the 20 or Red Hotters who had won their …

Palmer Saturday: Tournament of Champions XIV
August 10, 2009 – 11:24 AM | No Comment
Palmer Saturday: Tournament of Champions XIV

Hello Norma Jeane’s
Though I never played with you at all
You had the aces to build your stack
While those around you lost
They busted from the tournament
And they left you at the table
To hit sets with pocket …

In Like A Lion, Out Like A Donkey: John Lawson at the 2009 WSOP
July 23, 2009 – 11:03 AM | 3 Comments
In Like A Lion, Out Like A Donkey: John Lawson at the 2009 WSOP

[Editor's Note:  Of the 20 or so Red Hot Poker Tour players who competed in event #54 of the 2009 WSOP, John Lawson went the furthest, finishing in 135th place, and earning a cash prize ...

Two Red Clubbers Still Alive as Main Event Rolls Into Day 3, plus Poker Hall of Fame Nominees
July 10, 2009 – 10:36 AM | No Comment
Two Red Clubbers Still Alive as Main Event Rolls Into Day 3, plus Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

Day 3 of the 2009 WSOP Main Event kicks off early this afternoon.  They should really have a name for today.  I suggest “Anti-Groundhog Day”, for it’s the first time, after the four Day 1′s and two …

How to finish 900th out of 2800 at the WSOP in 3000 Words or Less
July 6, 2009 – 4:51 PM | 2 Comments
How to finish 900th out of 2800 at the WSOP in 3000 Words or Less

This year the World Series of Poker featured 57 bracelet events, including the still-in-progress Main Event. Most of those events required buy-ins that would tax the bankroll of your average poker player, including the …

Vegas Invasion Vids II: More Event #54 clips + Ante Up for Africa
July 3, 2009 – 1:47 PM | No Comment
Vegas Invasion Vids II: More Event #54 clips + Ante Up for Africa

This is the second collection of Vegas Invasion video clips.  Here you’ll find some more shots of our players in action during event #54 (including a vid of yours truly raking in a pot), and …

Videos of Team Canada Poker from the 2009 WSOP
July 2, 2009 – 5:05 PM | No Comment
Videos of Team Canada Poker from the 2009 WSOP

Hey there, loyal PokerClippers.  I’m writing to you from my hotel room at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino, in overcast Las Vegas, Nevada.  Team Canada Poker’s trip to the World Series of Poker is now complete, …

What Happens in Vegas… Winds Up on the Internet
June 25, 2009 – 11:29 AM | One Comment
What Happens in Vegas… Winds Up on the Internet

Hey there, Red Hotters and Red Clubbers. If you’re one of the lucky ones then right about now you’re probably shaking with excitement, as your flight to Las Vegas for Red Hot’s Vegas Invasion 2009 …

Red Hot on YouTube: 45-Player Shootout Videos!
June 18, 2009 – 8:38 AM | No Comment
Red Hot on YouTube: 45-Player Shootout Videos!

On Saturday June 13th, 45 of the best players from the Red Hot Poker Tour‘s 14th season gathered at Adam’s Rib.  They were there to compete for the last spot on Team Canada Poker, and …

This Week on the PokerRoad: Blogfessional Overload!
June 2, 2009 – 12:47 PM | 2 Comments
This Week on the PokerRoad: Blogfessional Overload!

With the start of the WSOP, PokerRoad has renewed its dedication to poorly-filmed video confessionals from seemingly every poker pro under the sun.  The already-proflic Barry Greenstein will still be doing his thing, following Phil …