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Phil Hellmuth Wins Non-Holdem Bracelet

15 December 2009 , By: compncards
Hellmuth Wins
Another in a series of "Unlikely Poker Headlines". Phil Hellmuth wins non-Holdem bracelet In a stunning upset, Phil Hellmuth defeated Allen "Chainsaw" Kessler heads-up in the $1,500 Stud 8 or Better event to win his first bracelet outside of Holdem.  Of his accomplishment he said, "I knew that this day would come.   I put so much of myself into every game I play and I know that I can compete in any game out there.
Categories: Allen Kessler, Phil Hellmuth

Christopher Walken Does Poker Face

10 December 2009 , By: compncards
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Christopher Walken does his unique take on Lady Gaga's "Poker Face. " [youtube]http://www. youtube. com/watch?v=A2guQYivZ6w&feature=related[/youtube] I think about the only way we could improve on this would be to have Phil Ivey do poker face.
Categories: Christopher Walken, Lady Gaga, Poker Face

Let's Talk about Poker and Sex, Baby

3 7 December 2009 , By: compncards
Poker Lasts Longer
Poker and sex are two things that most men enjoy most. I thought it might be fun to take a look at a few terms and concepts that can work in both and see which are they work better in. *All-in* This term is kinda a wash. In poker, much like sex, the size of what you’re working with is important.
Categories: Poker and Sex

Lost in Poker Translation

4 December 2009 , By: compncards
Pimp Brunson
After a nice run at the tables tonight, I thought I would give you, the poker junkie nation some common poker phrases and what they really translate to. *"I hate limit poker. I can never get people off of a hand. " * What that really means is: "I hate the fact I can't scare people out by throwing all of my chips in.
Categories: Doyle Brunson, The Godfather, WWE

Free Money! Interested Parties See Isildur1

3 December 2009 , By: compncards
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It appears that Isildur1 has begun to crash and burn. After a few days of getting his teeth kicked in at the tables, he is down over $1. 68 Million. Here is who got some of his money: Phil Ivey                            $2.
Categories: Isildur1, Phil Ivey

The KKK Plays Poker Too

2 December 2009 , By: compncards
Poker KKK1
Rarely do I find a place that has a twisted sense of humor like I do. I give all the props in the world to Live Poker Magazine for the following pic. You can click here[http://adsoftheworld. com/media/print/live_poker_kkk?size=_original] for the full sized version.
Categories: KKK, KKK and Poker, Live Poker Magazine

Binions to Leave Hotel to Ghosts of Vegas

1 December 2009 , By: compncards
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The announcement was made today that Binion's Gambling Hall and Hotel will shut down its hotel operations effective December 15th. In addition to the hotel shutting down, the Coffee Shop restaurant and their Keno operations will also cease. All other casino operations will continue as normal. The reason given for the shutdown is essentially the slowdown in the economy.
Categories: Binions, Binions Gambling Hall and Hotel, Binions Horseshoe

So, I Was Wrong

26 November 2009 , By: compncards
US Capitol 300x218
"December 1st is approaching and the UIGEA enforcement will commence. I am not even going to say it is scheduled to commence as I fully believe that it will get there. There will be no delays. A "Hail Mary" bill will not be signed in time to stop the banks.
Categories: Poker Players Alliance, UIGEA
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