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19 Biggest Poker News Stories of the Decade

2 17 December 2009 , By: Charlie River
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During this decade, poker was brought up from smoke-filled card rooms into everyone’s living room. Poker sites, and even traditional media, started covering the game. These are the 19 biggest news stories from the decade. Poker Spot Unable to Pay out Winnings (2000) World Championship of Online Poker Introduced (2002) World Poker Tour Is Launched (2002) Late Night Poker.

The 9 Best Celebrity Poker Players of the Decade

2 15 December 2009 , By: Charlie River
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This was the decade when everybody started to play poker. Many celebrities were attracted by the game and went to Vegas to take down some money and possibly to boost their careers. The majority of these celeb players are not particularly skilled, but here are nine who actually can play the game. 9.

Phil Hellmuth Wins Non-Holdem Bracelet

15 December 2009 , By: compncards
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Another in a series of "Unlikely Poker Headlines". Phil Hellmuth wins non-Holdem bracelet In a stunning upset, Phil Hellmuth defeated Allen "Chainsaw" Kessler heads-up in the $1,500 Stud 8 or Better event to win his first bracelet outside of Holdem.  Of his accomplishment he said, "I knew that this day would come.   I put so much of myself into every game I play and I know that I can compete in any game out there.
Categories: Allen Kessler, Phil Hellmuth

The 10 Worst Poker Blow-Ups of the Decade

1 11 December 2009 , By: Charlie River
Every poker player knows how it feels to miss every hand while the steam pressure intensifies. Eventually something – a bad beat, what an opponent says or a bad play – will trigger an explosion and you find yourself in the middle of a poker blow-up. Here we list the 10 biggest blow-ups of the century, at least among those caught on tape. 10.

22 Creative Poker Print Ads of the Decade

11 December 2009 , By: Charlie River
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Poker as game and industry, boomed in the early noughties and subsequently insta-grew to epic proportions. Today hundreds of poker rooms, magazines, sites and events fight over the same plate. And as the hype over poker seems to be cooling, new poker players are not that easy to come by anymore. The fierce competition has however resulted in some rather impressive advertisements and creative work.
Categories: advertisements, Poker, poker ads, print ads

Christopher Walken Does Poker Face

10 December 2009 , By: compncards
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Christopher Walken does his unique take on Lady Gaga's "Poker Face. " [youtube]http://www. youtube. com/watch?v=A2guQYivZ6w&feature=related[/youtube] I think about the only way we could improve on this would be to have Phil Ivey do poker face.
Categories: Christopher Walken, Lady Gaga, Poker Face
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