My Nominations for the 2012 Women in Poker Hall of Fame
Nominations for the Women in Poker Hall of
are now being accepted and I have once again filled out my
nomination for this year's class. Anyone that knows me or has followed my blogs should not be
surprised at one of my nominations and anyone that knows my
appreciation for poker's past should not be surprised of my
other nomination. My first nomination was for Annie Duke.
Women in Poker Hall of Fame
Poker Hall of Fame Predictions - Part 2
Yesterday, I gave my thoughts on five of the ten finalists
for the 2011 Poker Hall of Fame class. Today I will round out my predictions and tell you who I
think the other person that will be inducted this year. *Annie Duke* - This nomination surprised me, but yet it
didn't surprise me. Nobody can deny her track record.
2011 Poker Hall of Fame,
Poker Hall of Fame,
Annie Duke Delivers Powerful Message on Mentorship to Women's Poker Hall of Fame
I just spent the last few minutes reading Annie Duke's
speech that she gave at the 2011 Women In Poker Hall of Fame
induction ceremony. I must say that I was thoroughly impressed by her words. Annie addressed a topic that some of us touched on a few
weeks ago and that is the lack of female participation at
the WSOP this year. Only 3% of the field was comprised of women.
Women in Poker Hall of Fame
Negreanu Blog Against Epic Poker League - Concern or Hatred?
Daniel Negreanu has been very vocal about not playing in the
first Epic Poker League Main Event. He took to his blog earlier today and outlined his reasons
why he did not play in the EPL. After his blog was posted,
Mike Matusow made the following statement on Twitter:
Real reason @RealKidPoker[http://twitter.
Epic Poker League
Vanessa Selbst Gives Mohegan Sun Field the Shak - Wins Title For Second Straight Year
Last year, Vanessa Selbst took down the NAPT Main Event at
Mohegan Sun for $750,000. This kicked off a strong 2010 that
resulted in $2. 6 million in winnings and Selbst climbing to
fourth on the Women's All-Time Money list. Enter the 2011 NAPT Mohegan Sun final table and a sign by a
fan conveyed the mood:
"Every year, the same damned thing.
Mohegan Sun NAPT,
North American Poker Tour,
Womens All-Time Money List
Erik Seidel and Full Tilt Pros Accused of Collusion
Erik Seidel has had an epic 2011. Since the beginning of the
year, he has taken down two major high-roller events and the
NBC National Heads-Up Championship to take over the all-time
money list lead. However, there are now allegations arising that are
beginning to cast doubt as to whether these wins were indeed
legitimate. It all started with a post on the TwoPlusTwo forums a couple
of weeks ago when poster "CrownWatchdog186" posted that the
fix was in for both the $100,000 Challenge match and the
$250,000 buy-in Super High Roller event.
Full Tilt Poker,
NBC National Heads-Up Championship
20 Most Influential People in Poker - #16 - Annie Duke
After a bit of a hiatus, I am resuming my series of the Top
20 Most Influential People in Poker. So far the list has
broken down as follows:
20. Chris Moneymaker
19. Brian Balsbaugh
20 Most Influential People in Poker,
Pro Poker Leauge
Annie Duke Leaves UB
I was awakened earlier today by a text message from
@merchdawg stating the following:
"Annie leaving UB. "
I then logged onto twitter and saw the tweet from Annie
herself saying that she was leaving UB and that she had
posted a new blog. Â I logged on and the first line said
"Itâs bittersweet, but Iâve decided to leave UB. "
Annie Duke leaves UB to "explore and pursue other business
opportunities on a full-time basis.
Ultimatebet Cheating Scandal
Top 10 Moments in Poker for 2010 - Part 1
Since we are entering the final week of 2010, it is time for
me to be a lemming and do my year in review posts like every
other poker blogger and writer in the poker media. Â However, you all know I love to put my own opinion on
this, so over the next couple of days, I will give you MY
Top 10 Poker Moments of 2010. *#10 - Annie Duke Wins NBC National Heads-Up Championship*
Annie Duke does not play the same schedule as many other
pros due to her family. Â As such, she really has to try
and take advantage of the live events she plays in.
2010 World Series of Poker,
Poker Year in Review
Annie Duke Gets Engaged on Christmas Day
Among all of the Christmas tweets yesterday on Twitter, the
following came across:
@AnnieDuke[http://twitter. com/#%21/AnnieDuke] I said yes!
The happy couple
It appears that poker's "favorite" single mom is now engaged
to boyfriend Joseph Reitman, also known as "Joe Ugly". Many players and fans from around the world dropped her