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Victor Chandler Poker signs Roy Brindley

Friday, 04 March 2011 10:53

Victor Chandler Poker signs Roy BrindleyVictor Chandler Poker has added Roy Brindley to its professional ranks. The writer, commentator and of course poker player will act as a Team VC Captain....

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Internet Gambling Bill

Thursday, 03 March 2011 22:19

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Internet Gambling Bill If a regulated iGaming industry is to become a reality in the state of New Jersey, its Governor, Chris Christie, has declared that it will be for the people to decide. Christie surprisingly acted against the overwhelming majority will of the Legislature when he vetoed the Internet Gambling bill earlier today....

Hung up on HORSE

Thursday, 03 March 2011 13:33

Hung up on HORSE Dear Dr. Tom,

I have noticed that a lot of pros are playing HORSE or even 8-game. As a NL player, how can I begin to branch out into other poker disciplines?

Phil, Kilburn

Reading stack sizes

Thursday, 03 March 2011 13:26

Reading stack sizes Ask any online pro what information you need to know in order to correctly play a hand of tournament poker and stack size will be close to, if not top of the list. Try telling him a bad beat story, and before you’ve even managed to tell him your two cards, never mind how unfortunately they got outdrawn, he will be asking you how much you had in y...

Hansen February’s big winner; Matt Hawrilenko makes comeback

Thursday, 03 March 2011 13:22

Hansen February’s big winner; Matt Hawrilenko makes comebackGus Hansen continued his ridiculously good run that has seen him earn over $5.5m since October 2010 and was the largest winner in the nosebleed games on Full Tilt Poker in the past month. He earned a cool $2.4m playing CAP PLO, Limit Omaha 8 and the high stakes mixed games....

The O’Malley Family Tonic

Thursday, 03 March 2011 13:09

The O’Malley Family Tonic By Johnny Hughes.

Saratoga, New York, 1925. A fictional memoir

“The hardest thing in the world is to find an honest partner in a skin game." – Arnold Rothstein.


Making Poker “Legit”

Thursday, 03 March 2011 13:05

Making Poker “Legit” This month brings the news that Annie Duke has teamed up with former WSOP supremo Jeffrey Pollack to bring us supposedly the definitive league of poker. If only, so the line of argument goes, we could have one definitive league, and therefore one definitive champion, we could know where we are with this “sport”. Perhaps more importantly, we cou...

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