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Category Archives: Poker

Anything that’s poker-related.

Black Friday for Online Poker

I spit my faith on the city pavement To keep a smile I bought my legs from the US Government To keep me in line – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, “US Government” Every time something bad happens to the poker industry, it seems to bounce back in solid shape. After yesterday’s bad news, I have […]

Speaking of Online Poker…

I’ve really been enjoying playing the multi-entry $1+$.10 Rush On Demand tournaments on Full Tilt lately. I wrote up a little post about them for the Poker From The Rail blog last week that you can read here. I was enthusiastic about them even before I had much success playing them – when I wrote […]

Goodbye Sahara

I read just a little while ago that the Sahara hotel and casino out in Las Vegas is closing down. I can’t say I’m surprised to hear the news. The Sahara was already in the late stages of decline when I first made my first trip to Vegas in 2004, decades after members of the Rat […]

Was Jonathan Duhamel’s WSOP Win Destiny?

Day 2 of the main event, Jonathan Duhamel was in seat 9, I was in seat 2… Since I had position on him all day, I put a lot of pressure on him all day long… Late in the day 2, I had more chips than him, I was on the button, everyone folded to […]

Should the WSOP Player of the Year System Be Changed?

It seems like there’s been an uproar over who wins the WSOP Player of the Year award every year since Harrah’s first introduced it in 2004. This year was no different, with Michael Mizrachi‘s big performances convincing a lot of people that he should have won the award outright instead of merely having a chance, […]