UB Hops Aboard the Ho Train and Phil Hellmuth Jumping Ship?
A couple of weeks ago, three pros left the UB roster. Having
some space to fill they decided to fill that space by
signing female pro Maria Ho to a sponsorship deal. Many
people outside of poker will remember Ho for her stint on
the Amazing Race with Tiffany Michelle. In poker circles,
she is known for her great play and many think that she is
one of the hotter female pros.
Power Balance Charity Poker Tournament
I'm not a normal poker scenester so you won't catch me at
many of the charity events, unless there's a hefty open bar,
I'm working, or both. However last week Power Balance, the
new performance enhancing bracelet company, threw a charity
tournament at Drais in the W Hotel Hollywood and I was asked
to help with stats on the final table. The W Hotel is
amazing and Drais is much different than the after hours
club I'm used to in Vegas. The table was set and quickly loads of celebs and poker pros
filled the rooftop lounge.
Something is a Foot, Lakers Win!, Boats and Ho-Chips
*LA-LA-Land of the Lakers*
*Something is afoot*
Phil Ivey can do what he wants
*Boats and Ho-Chips*.
WSOP Coverage Day 5 - Old School Gamblers, Ho's, and Holdem - Oh My
There are six tournaments going on at present here at the
Rio. Both the $1,000 and $1,500 NLâs are playing down
to the final table. The $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo is down to 12 and
playing to the final table. The $5,000 NL Holdem Shootout is
still going strong.
2010 World Series of Poker,
What Did You Give Up for Lent???
Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. The start
of which is celebrated by Mardi GrasÂ or Fat Tuesday,
giving everyone the opportunity to over indulge in whatever
it is they may be giving up for the next 40 days and 40
nights. Poker players tend to overindulge in a lot of
things, given the fact that they live on a different
schedule than most people and are used to having anything
they want at any given time. I asked a few poker players
what it was they would give up for 40 days if they had to
Maria Ho and Tiffany Michelle to Appear on Amazing Race - Do You Care?
According to reports, it looks like that Maria Ho and
Tiffany Michelle are going to be contestants in the Amazing
Race on CBS. Although word is not official, there are rumors
and a pic that shows Ho waiting for filming to begin for the
Amazing Race at LAX. If true, Ho and Michelle will be the latest poker players
that have turned into reality TV stars. Jean Robert Bellande
was famous for his appearance on Survivor and Annie Duke
finished runner-up in the previous season of Celebrity