WSOPE Expands…Draws ESPN Coverage

When the World Series of Poker Europe first started in 2007, I wondered how long it would last.  After all, an expansion on the main product of the WSOP overseas didn’t seem like a lasting business venture.  And if you need a good example of major poker organizations failing by trying to expand too much, [...]

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Erik Seidel is Latest Player to Land on TV

Whenever the discussion of all-time bracelet winners comes up, Erik Seidel’s name is sure to come up.  After all, Seidel is tied for 4th all-time (Johnny Moss) with 8 WSOP bracelets and could add more to that total before his playing days are over.  This past week, Seidel was able to parlay his poker fame [...]

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Maria Ho and Tiffany Michelle off of Amazing Race

As a sign that poker is becoming more and more mainstream, poker hotties Maria Ho and Tiffany Michelle were invited to appear on the hit CBS reality show Amazing Race.  And the duo was definitely not at a loss for entertainment value since both Ho and Michelle caused controversy as soon as they stepped on [...]

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Ivey’s Celebrity Status transcends Poker

Many people already regard Phil Ivey to be the best all-around poker player in the world.  And while there are numerous laptop jockeys who will squabble about this for hours in between their high stakes Full Tilt Poker games, the fact remains that Ivey has won in everything he’s ever played.  Due to his impressive [...]

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Tom Dwan taken off of Hall of Fame List

A while back, it was reported that Tom Dwan would have the chance to be the youngest person ever inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.  Now this news looks really outdated since the powers that be have decided to trim Dwan off of the original 10 man list of possible inductees.  What’s strange about this is [...]

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