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It's Bracelet Time!!!

27 May 2014 , By: compncards
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It's bracelet time!! The 2014 World Series of Poker is officially underway at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. If you have been following along, this is the 10th anniversary of the WSOP being held at the Rio. To celebrate, the Main Event has a guarantee of $10 Million. Action is underway in the $500 Casino Employee's Event.
Categories: 2014 World Series of Poker, 2014 WSOP, bracelet, World Series of Poker, WSOP Bracelet

Deep Thoughts - Rocks Edition

23 May 2014 , By: compncards
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In some instances, tight is right in poker. I still find it funny when "good players" get mad because they lost to a rocky player. Here are a few deep thoughts on rocks based on some recent games I've played. If the Rocky theme plays when it is your opponent's turn to act and they bet on an uncoordinated board, your overpair is beat.
Categories: Deep thoughts, Rocks in Poker

Ryan Eriquezzo DQ Exposes Need for Uniform Penalty System

20 May 2014 , By: compncards
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Cue the latest poker "controversy. " F5 Poker earlier today reported that 2012 WSOP National Champion Ryan Eriquezzo was disqualified from the PARX Poker Big Stax $1,500 event last night. He suffered a bad beat, crumbled his cards and supposedly berated the floor staff. There has been some debate over what actually happened.
Categories: Live Poker, poker penalty systems, Ryan Eriquezzo

2014 World Series of Poker Predictions

18 May 2014 , By: compncards
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The 2014 World Series of Poker is just over a week away and as I do every year, I'm going to shell out some predictions. Ivey and Hellmuth Win Bracelets - Daniel Blanks vanessa selbst Women Make an Impact At Least Two Qualifiers From WSOP. com Make the November Nine crowdevent55 Mixed Game Tournaments Set Records Main Event Field = 7,063.
Categories: 2014 World Series of Poker, 2014 WSOP, 2014 WSOP Predictions

Adelson Raises the Ante With Addition of Brown to Coalition

16 May 2014 , By: compncards
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In case you missed it, former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown has joined up with Sheldon Adelson's Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling. Big deal you say? If you haven't already done so, check out his open letter announcing his new National Co-Chair position. He spoke on how he used to support online gambling but changed his mind after seeing the marketing tactics geared towards kids. Sensationalized? I was thinking the same.
Categories: Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, Sheldon Adelson, Willie Brown

Positive Changes Revealed in WSOP Conference Call

14 May 2014 , By: compncards
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The WSOP Conference Call was yesterday. I actually sat out of the call due to the massive amount of coverage it gets (and I overslept). Looking at the live tweets and other articles released, there are a ton of positive changes in this year's events When WSOP. com launched last year, I said that the 2014 WSOP would be an interesting one.
Categories: 2014 WSOP, 2014 WSOP Conference Call, WSOP.com

Selbst Highlights List of New ONE DROP Participants

12 May 2014 , By: compncards
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News on the Big One for ONE DROP came out earlier and ten players have been added to the field. This brings the total field to 33 runners and only 23 seats remain. Here are some quick thoughts on the list of new participants. Vanessa Selbst - Vanessa agreeing to sign-up for the event is epic.
Categories: 2014 WSOP, Big One for ONE DROP, Jean-Robert Bellande, Niklas Heinecker, ONE DROP, Vanessa Selbst

WWE Extreme Rules Predictions

2 May 2014 , By: compncards
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He's got the whole C-Nation.
Categories: Alexander Rusev, Bad News Barrett, Big E, Bray Wyatt, Cesaro, Daniel Bryan, El Torito, Evolution, Extreme Rules, Hornswoggle, Jack Swagger, John Cena, Kane, Paige, R-Truth, Rob Van Dam, RVD, Tamina Snuka, The Shield, WWE, Xavier Woods
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