Daniel Negreanu the Angle Shooter
Apparently people are calling Daniel Negreanu an angle
shooter for some actions that he took at the PCA. At the
river, Negreanu raised a bet from his opponent. The opponent
thought Negreanu called and then after being told that
Daniel raised, the player attempted to reraise. Daniel then
called for a ruling.
RIP Amir Vahedi
I found out tonight that the poker world has lost one of its
great characters. Â Amir Vahedi has passed away from
complications from diabetes. Â For those that are not
quite sure where to place that name, Vahedi finished 6th in
the 2003 WSOP Main Event. Â Vahedi was also known for his
trademark cigar and his fondness of check-raising.
PokerStars Announces North American Poker Tour
PokerStars announced today that the North American Poker
Tour is officially a go. Â The current PokerStars
Caribbean Adventure will serve as the first ever NAPT event. Â The first US NAPT event will be next months DeepStack
Extravaganza at the Venetian in Las Vegas. The Main Event of these events will be televised and Joanna
Not Much Going On...Except...
How it going out there poker junkies? Hope you had fun at
all your New Year's parties. So, I am trolling around and looking for something
interesting to talk about. At present not much is going on
in the world of poker. Well, ok, not interesting to me
Happy New Year!
Phil Ivey Single Again
Do You Smell What Online Poker is Cookin?
Do any of you still watch professional wrestling? I was
thinking about how that online poker and wrestling have some
similarities. Hear me out:
In pro wrestling, you have men and women that come out to
perform in front of a crowd, and they think they are the
next best thing since sliced bread. In reality, not many
people outside of Wal-Mart probably know who they are. In
online poker, you have players that think that they are
God's gift to poker, and they must tell everyone they are
playing against in the $1 sit and go just how great that
For all of us here at PokerJunkie. com, we hope you all have
a Merry Christmas. Here is my Christmas wish list for 2010:
1. Â More non-Holdem events in tournament series.
LA Poker Classic,
Isildur1 Was NOT Cheated
So now there is a controversy brewing regarding Isildur1's
losses to Brian Hastings. Hastings told Gary Wise of
ESPN. com that âObviously I'm happy and I'll take it,
but Brian [Townsend] did a ton of work. The three of us
discussed a ton of hands and the reports that Brian made, so
I'm very thankful to him and to Cole as well.
Gus Hansen to Walk Away From Poker