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Isildur1 to Play at PartyPoker's Big Game IV

31 March 2010 , By: compncards
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Isildur1 has apparently accepted Tony G's offer to stake him into PartyPoker's Big Game IV. It is unclear whether or not that Isildur1 will reveal his identity to the world or wear some type of mask to keep people guessing. However, we have a pretty go idea of who Isildur1 is not: *Phil Hellmuth* Someone jokingly made a comment on one news story that Phil was Isildur1. Hellmuth plays too rocky to be Isildur1.
Categories: Bryan Micon, Eskimo Clark, Isildur1, Joanna Krupa, NAPT, Peanut, Phil Hellmuth, Tony G

Gremlins Attack UB

31 March 2010 , By: compncards
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Let’s say you were you playing in a tournament and the following happened: You enter the event being guaranteed a cap of a certain number of players.   However, registration continues past that cap and the number exceeds the cap: Next, you are granted a bye into Round 2 of this event.   When you start the Round 2 match, you have half the chips of your opponent. OR You play Round 1 only to find out that you have to play it again.
Categories: Annie Duke, Gremlins, Heads-up poker, UB

Interview: Athene on The World of Poker and Warcraft

1 30 March 2010 , By: Charlie River
PokerStars[http://www. pokerstars. com/sites/pj/]Chiren80 *First, please tell us a little bit about yourself?* *How did you start playing WoW and how did you become the best?* *For us in the poker community who do not play WoW, explain to us your archievements? * proof proof *How is poker going for you? Which levels and games do you play?* * Name three qualities you hold that makes you superior in WoW as well as poker?* * What are the best and worst things about WoW? * WoW-term short for Random Number Generation) *Tell us about your project Friendly Poker? How many successful players have you tought?* * Why do you make a difference between female and male players?* * Tell us about your entourage, who's Tania and the guy with the gun?* athene1 *To become a successful poker player, can you as well name the three important aspects?* *Are there any similarities in WoW and poker? * *What is your favorite hand? * *Tell us about your worst poker memory? - * *Lastly, would you consider some heads up cash game against one in the PokerJunkie editorial team?*.

The Top 50 in the Tournament of Champions Popularity Contest

30 March 2010 , By: compncards
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If you have voted for the WSOP Tournament of Champions participants, then you know that they are listing the top 50 vote getters. I decided to go through the list and make my comments on them. If they have my vote, I will just note as such. Obviously, give me your thoughts on this.
Categories: Barbara Enright, TOC, Tournament of Champions, WSOP

Fox to Put on Big Game Wannabe Program

3 29 March 2010 , By: compncards
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I logged on this morning and saw an ad stating that the "Big Game" was coming to TV.   When I first saw it, I thought "Nice!  That ought to be a good show. "  Then, I noticed a picture of Daniel Negreanu.   My next thought was "Crap.
Categories: Big Game, Daniel Negreanu, Fox

Sending up the Bat-Signal

1 29 March 2010 , By: Frank Willburn
Well here it is Sunday again, isn't it funny how it always seem to come at the same time every week?  It has been a very tough week for Chip for a Chair.   I have been holding onto these three books for a little over a week.   It hasn't gotten so bad, I am checking my email 5-6 times a day just to see if I get a hit.   I also posted the books on a few different trade/barter websites.

Five Reasons Limit Players Make Better Lovers

1 28 March 2010 , By: compncards
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While NL Holdem might have a lot of excitement, Limit poker offers more stability and less variance. In some cases, it offers a better long term profit potential depending on the game. Giving it further thought, Limit players also tend to be better lovers. Here is why: 1.
Categories: Better Lovers, Limit Poker, Phil Ivey

I Am a Poker Dinosaur

27 March 2010 , By: compncards
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When most people meet me in person, most cannot believe that I am 34. Most think that at worst I am in my mid 20's. I don't "act 34" according to most. This was once again pointed out last weekend at a camp that I help out with each summer.
Categories: Dinosaur, Poker Dinosaur, Rawr

Is it or is it not?

27 March 2010 , By: Frank Willburn
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           It is the age old question, is poker a sport?  There are many arguments against it being so.   First, there is no activity.   Players sit around a table and only make minimal movements. (Usually the least amount of movement the better as not to give any tells)  Some also contend you have to have a ball or some other object to be considered a sport.
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