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The End of Work – What Will You Do when the Robots Come?

30 December 2009 , By: Charlie River
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 Work[http://www.

Do You Smell What Online Poker is Cookin?

2 29 December 2009 , By: compncards
ricflair
Do any of you still watch professional wrestling? I was thinking about how that online poker and wrestling have some similarities. Hear me out: In pro wrestling, you have men and women that come out to perform in front of a crowd, and they think they are the next best thing since sliced bread. In reality, not many people outside of Wal-Mart probably know who they are. In online poker, you have players that think that they are God's gift to poker, and they must tell everyone they are playing against in the $1 sit and go just how great that they are.
Categories: Online poker, Professional Wrestling

Merry Christmas!

1 25 December 2009 , By: compncards
Redhead
For all of us here at PokerJunkie. com, we hope you all have a Merry Christmas. Here is my Christmas wish list for 2010: 1.   More non-Holdem events in tournament series.
Categories: Commerce Casino, LA Poker Classic, UIGEA

Isildur1 Was NOT Cheated

6 22 December 2009 , By: compncards
brian hastings 04
So now there is a controversy brewing regarding Isildur1's losses to Brian Hastings. Hastings told Gary Wise of ESPN. com that “Obviously I'm happy and I'll take it, but Brian [Townsend] did a ton of work. The three of us discussed a ton of hands and the reports that Brian made, so I'm very thankful to him and to Cole as well.
Categories: Brian Hastings, Brian Townsend, Isildur1

19 Biggest Poker News Stories of the Decade

2 17 December 2009 , By: Charlie River
boyd1
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.
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