Best WSOP Performances of All Time

The WSOP is right around the corner and this means that there will be at least one person who will etch themselves in WSOP lore.  Last year the case could’ve been made that several people vied for the best performance of the WSOP.  But one thing is for sure, and that is none of the [...]

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Is Bar Poker still Alive?

With the emergence of online poker over the last few years, and the fame and fortune that’s found in big live tournaments, this begs the question of whether bar poker is still alive.  Poker was popularized in the United States through the saloon games many people played in Texas and other parts of the southwest.  [...]

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Where will the durrrr Challenge leave him?

I thought the terms of the challenge that Tom “durrrr” Dwan made several months ago to the poker world was a little crazy when it was first announced.  Dwan was basically spotting whoever agreed to play him in heads-up action a 3-1 handicap since durrrr would only get $500k if he won while his opponent would earn $1.5 million for defeating him. 
I [...]

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Just where is Online Poker at Now?

We hear all of the time that things are getting better for online poker and how the UIGEA is going to be lifted any time now.  Whether or not that happens in the near future is definitely a mystery.  But the current state of online poker itself is not such a mystery since there are [...]

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When you shouldn’t be playing Poker

Since online poker gives you the chance to win money 24 hours a day, it’s hard not to want to play every few hours.  However, there are plenty of times when you must resist this urge and find something else to do since poker may not be the best option.
One of these times definitely has to [...]

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