Forgive Mark McGwire - Forget Russ Hamilton
In many sports, when a player makes a big mistake, many of
us will forgive that player if they come clean and
apologize. Earlier in the week, former St. Louis Cardinals
superstar Mark McGwire admitted to using steroids during his
career. While this was not a surprise to anyone, McGwire has
dodged the question for a long time.
Look out! Google Knows What You Are Doing
*Nothing gets past Google. If youâre a big name, and do
something out of the ordinary, the biggest search engine
will pick up on it. This is also true in the world of
Did You Hear? Norman Chad Cashed at the WSOP
For those of you that didnât watch ESPNâs WSOP
Main Event coverage, Norman Chad cashed at the WSOP this
year. Sunday night, I actually sat and watched about 3 hours
worth of the Main Event for the first time in a long time. I
must admit that part of it was due to the fact it was the
only thing on among the paltry few channels my hotel room
had. The other reason was the fact that Ivey was getting a
lot of face time.
Daniel Negreanu the Angle Shooter
Apparently people are calling Daniel Negreanu an angle
shooter for some actions that he took at the PCA. At the
river, Negreanu raised a bet from his opponent. The opponent
thought Negreanu called and then after being told that
Daniel raised, the player attempted to reraise. Daniel then
called for a ruling.
The True Odds in Death & Poker
livescience. com[http://www. livescience. com/environment/050106_odds_of_dying.
RIP Amir Vahedi
I found out tonight that the poker world has lost one of its
great characters. Â Amir Vahedi has passed away from
complications from diabetes. Â For those that are not
quite sure where to place that name, Vahedi finished 6th in
the 2003 WSOP Main Event. Â Vahedi was also known for his
trademark cigar and his fondness of check-raising.
PokerStars Announces North American Poker Tour
PokerStars announced today that the North American Poker
Tour is officially a go. Â The current PokerStars
Caribbean Adventure will serve as the first ever NAPT event. Â The first US NAPT event will be next months DeepStack
Extravaganza at the Venetian in Las Vegas. The Main Event of these events will be televised and Joanna
Not Much Going On...Except...
How it going out there poker junkies? Hope you had fun at
all your New Year's parties. So, I am trolling around and looking for something
interesting to talk about. At present not much is going on
in the world of poker. Well, ok, not interesting to me
Happy New Year!
The End of Work – What Will You Do when the Robots Come?
When robots take over all monotonic working tasks and the
amount of work left for us humans go down abruptly, what
will you do to make a living?
The question was brought up by poker author David
Sklansky[http://blogs. twoplustwo. com/davidsklansky/2009/12/26/a-second-economic-political-hypothetical-question/],
who often blogs about topics unrelated to poker but usually
vaguely related to probabilistic and mathematical thinking
in general. When the robots take your job
The End of