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Royal Flush Girls Leave and WPT Live Streaming Sucks

1 31 August 2011 , By: compncards
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I wrote an editorial for the site[http://www. pokerjunkie. com/pokerjunkie-editorial-more-girls-more-dunst-worst-of-wpt-changes] earlier in the week about the changes for upcoming season of the World Poker Tour.   In it, I wrote how I wasn't a fan of Tony Dunst and that the Royal Flush Girls was another concept I wasn't that fond of.
Categories: Melanie Iglesias, Royal Flush Girls, World Poker Tour, WPT

Daniel Negreanu Gets to Listen to Himself Talk Yet Again

30 August 2011 , By: compncards
Kristy Arnett recently interviewed Daniel Negreanu and, I must admit, she picked a great person to interview since he loves to hear himself talk so much. She asked him his opinions on several topics and I figured I would give my opinions on his opinions since I like to hear myself talk as well. Here's the video for those who want to watch it: [youtube]http://www. youtube.
Categories: Annie Duke, Daniel Negreanu, Douchebag, Epic Poker League, EPL, Jeffrey Pollack, Yes Daniel is a Douchebag

No Longer Enjoy Poker? Maybe It's Time to Quit.

28 August 2011 , By: compncards
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Doyle Brunson made a comment earlier today that he was playing with a couple of professional poker players who say they no longer enjoy the game and that it's all about the money for them. He then proceeded to tell them to seek another profession. Sadly, this seems to be a growing trend among many professionals and wannabe poker professionals. Somewhere along the line in the quest for trying to become rich and famous, they have stopped enjoying the game of poker[[sitetree_link,id=743]].
Categories: Amateur Poker, Doyle Brunson, Enjoying Poker, Professional Poker

Don't Be Afraid of Change in Poker

25 August 2011 , By: compncards
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Poker, as in life, is all about change. Trends come and go. Games get popular, die out, and sometimes even get revived. Strategies change and evolve, as does the game's players.
Categories: Change in Poker, Epic Poker League, EPL, Erik Seidel, Evolution of Poker

Hellmuth's Thinking Flawed Regarding D.C. iGaming

24 August 2011 , By: compncards
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Phil Hellmuth recently told the Washington Post that he didn't feel Washington D. C. 's upcoming iGaming site will be successful. His primary reasoning was that the site will be unattractive to the typical online pro because the games will likely be all "low-stakes.
Categories: Online poker, Phil Hellmuth, Washington D.C.

Same Old Stories With Jean-Robert Bellande and Isildur1

19 August 2011 , By: compncards
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Is anyone else besides myself getting tired of hearing about Isildur1 and Jean-Robert Bellande? Seriously. I read in my Twitter timeline today that Bellande has a bankroll of $400. A little while later I read how Isildur1 took another big loss at the tables after booking a big win at the tables. Once and for all, here is the basic storyline for both players: ******* *Jean-Robert Bellande:* I am broke.
Categories: Isildur1, Jean-Robert Bellande

Trust No One - And Do Your Own Data Mining

14 August 2011 , By: compncards
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"Trust Everyone, but always cut the cards" is a well known saying by Benny Binion. With online poker, we should probably change that to "Trust no one and do your own data mining. " When the first reports came out regarding Jose Macedo, the "Portuguese Poker Prodigy," I was among the players that called bullshit. A lot about the story seemed fabricated and read like the poker equivalent of the "Movie of the Week.
Categories: Benny Binion, Jose Macedo, Online Poker Players

Redhead of the Month - August - The Russian Spy

1 13 August 2011 , By: compncards
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After a brief absence due to the WSOP, my Redhead of the Month column has returned. This month, I bring you a figure that is loosely known in poker but is much more of a celebrity worldwide - just maybe not in the best of circumstances. The August Redhead of the Month is Russian Spy Anna Chapman. Why would a Russian spy make a Redhead of the Month list on a poker site? Well, she does have the Iphone app "Poker with Anna Chapman.
Categories: Anna Chapman, Redhead of the Month, Russian Spy
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