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Who Will Be Poker's Cal Ripken?

8 October 2009 , By: compncards
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In sports, there are records that seem unbreakable. Lou Gehrig's streak of consecutive games played was a record that was supposed to stand for all time until Cal Ripken, Jr broke it. Roger Maris' 61 homers was another that was supposed to be next to unbreakable. However, Mark McGuire, Sammy Sosa, and Barry Bonds have all hit more in a single season than Maris.
Categories: Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds, Cal Ripken Jr, Doyle Brunson, Joe DiMaggio, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, WSOP, WSOP-E

Jeff Shulman Actually Does Something Smart - Ivey Still Unphased

24 September 2009 , By: compncards
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The announcement was made this week that Jeff Shulman has hired Phil Hellmuth as his poker coach for the final table of the World Series of Poker in November. When, I first hear this, the first thing I thought was "I thought you wanted to throw the bracelet in the trash. " But it appears he has changed his mind and is touting this as a big deal. It makes sense that Shulman would pick Hellmuth to coach him.
Categories: Babe Ruth, Jeff Shulman, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, World Series of Poker, WSOP