Tom Dwan could be the Latest Full Tilt Player

Along with the Lock Ness Monster and Bigfoot, the fact that Tom “Durrrr” Dwan is still unsigned by any poker rooms has to be among the greatest mysteries in the world.  Dwan is not only an accomplished live tournament player, but he is arguably the best high stakes online cash player in the world.  And [...]

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The Verdict on ESPN’s WSOP Coverage

For some reason or another, ESPN decided once again to tweak their coverage of the World Series of Poker.  This comes after their most successful year where the controversial move to switch the Main Event from July to November paid off big-time in the form of increased ratings. 
I suppose ESPN thought there was room for [...]

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The Poker Hall of Shame

There has been a lot of talk recently about the Poker Hall of Fame since a few lucky players will be getting inducted in November.  Some of those in the running include Barry Greenstein, Daniel Negreanu, and Phil Ivey so there are definitely some star players in the running who’ve accomplished a lot in their career.  But few [...]

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Staking/Loaning Poker Money to Friends

The more you play poker, the more friends you’re going to make within the game.  Hell, some people have a big group of friends that get them into the game so they’ve already got tons of poker friends from the beginning. 
As you accumulate all these poker friends, the chances of one of them asking you [...]

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Bad Continuation Bets

Out of all the moves that people make in poker, continuation bets are probably the most fashionable right now.  And since they’re so fashionable, I guess you could consider them overused since games are never short on continuation bets.  In fact, it seems like people instinctively make c-bets to fool themselves into thinking that they’re [...]

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