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ESPN Cuts Back on Number of Televised Events Yet Again

24 April 2010 , By: compncards
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ESPN has announced the three events that they will televise from the 2010 WSOP.   The first they will televise is the $50,000 Player's Championship.   One week later, they will televise the Tournament of Champions.   Then from August 10th to November 9th, ESPN  will broadcast the Main Event.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, ESPN, ESPN World Series of Poker, World Series of Holdem, WSOP

Isildur1 Fears Me

22 April 2010 , By: compncards
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So Pokerati is going around saying that they have a source confirming that Isildur1 is indeed Victor Blom. They also said that the has a listing on Hendon Mob. I saw this and thought, "Ok, I'll go check him out. " I pulled up his profile and.
Categories: compncards, Isildur1, Limit Poker, min-raise, NL Holdem, WSOP

My Votes for the Women's Hall of Fame

22 April 2010 , By: compncards
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As Melissa Castello wrote about earlier in the week, the Women's Poker Hall of Fame is currently accepting nominations for membership. Fans get to vote this year on who they think should be in. The criteria for voting are below: Eligible Candidates for Induction — Candidates to be eligible must meet the following requirements: A. A candidate must have been active as a player or industry leader for a minimum of 15 years prior to election.
Categories: Kathy Liebert, Maria Stern, Nani Dollison, Women's Hall of Fame, Women's Poker Hall of Fame

200!

2 21 April 2010 , By: compncards
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May 9th, 2009 is the day of my first "official" blog post on PokerJunkie. com. My first blog post was Tiffany Michelle - Do You Care? Since that point, I have been fortunate enough to go on to write a total of 200 posts including this one. Sometimes they are serious, sometimes they humorous, and sometimes I look back and wonder what I was smoking when I wrote a particular post.
Categories: compncards, compncards is also conceited, compncards is the man, Phil Ivey, Poker, poker but I didnt know her, Poker Junkie

My Thoughts on the Current TOC Top 20

19 April 2010 , By: compncards
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So the top 20 in voting thus far has been released by the WSOP. Let's take a look and my opinions on the current top 20. Doyle Brunson - Of course he was going to be in the top 20. I voted for him too.
Categories: WSOP, WSOP TOC, WSOP Tournament of Champions

Do You Want to Play With My Monkey?

1 15 April 2010 , By: compncards
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Flashback to 2008. It is the night before the Main Event. Yours truly is covering the final table of the $1,500 Limit Holdem Shootout Event where Jean-Robert Bellande is heads-up with Matt Graham for the bracelet. At some point, Bellande's entourage decided to go to McDonald's and they got a Happy Meal.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, Poker Junkie Monkey, WSOP

Jason Mercier Pwns Again - Trend Noticed

14 April 2010 , By: compncards
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Just how sick is Jason Mercier.   Last night, Mercier took down the high rollers event at the NAPT at Mohegan Sun.   This added $445,000 to what has turned out to be an insane three year run by Mercier.   Let’s take a look at what Mr.
Categories: Jason Mercier, Jason Mercier Pwns, Jason Mercier runs like God

New Online Poker Slogans

1 13 April 2010 , By: compncards
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It's time for some new online poker slogans. Here are a few: Play Poker Like a Lesbian - Join Vanessa Selbst at FullTiltPoker. com Who needs Santa when we have Isildur1 - We play at FullTiltPoker. com All sites have pros.
Categories: Cake Poker, Everest Poker, Full Tilt, Online poker, Poker Stars

Vanessa Selbst Licks the Competition

3 12 April 2010 , By: compncards
Vanessa Selbst
In case any of you happen to miss it, Vanessa Selbst won the NAPT Main Event at the Mohegan Sun over the weekend. Yes, you read that correct. A woman won a major open tournament. She took down the event and $750,000.
Categories: NAPT, Vanessa Selbst
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