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Negreanu Doesn't Fit in Poker Babe Puzzle

1 19 October 2009 , By: Lady Junkie
The guys at babesinpoker. com elected Negreanu their Poker Babe for September 2009: A bit surprising of course. Also, you may think, a welcome contribution to gender equality, seeing that all previous babes are ladies (less surprisingly. ) But equality goes only skin-deep in this case.

That Room is Dirty!

17 October 2009 , By: compncards
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Whatever happened to poker players going to a casino and playing poker. When did players get to the point where they expect their poker experience to be like that from Television. I have played poker all around the country and there are a lot of players that act like they are beneath many poker rooms. Heaven forbid if the tables are a little worn or if the chips are dirty.
Categories: Atlantic City Poker, Las Vegas Poker, Poker

The World Poker Tour - Hosted By Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton

16 October 2009 , By: compncards
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Mike Sexton has been officially announced as the next inductee into the Poker Hall of Fame. Sexton was the only man to receive the needed number of votes necessary to guarantee enshrinement. I could go on about what Mike has done for the game of poker and how deserving he was, but instead, I thought I would share my own Mike Sexton story and some observations that I have picked over the last few years. I first met Mike Sexton at the 2006 World Series of Poker.
Categories: Mike Sexton, Poker Hall of Fame, World Poker Tour, World Series of Poker, WPT

Michele Lewis: Poker is Good for Women

16 October 2009 , By: Lady Junkie
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Michele Lewis *Why is poker so much fun? ** * *Who is the best poker pro according to you? * *Phil Hellmuth handles large Hold'em fields better than a car** * *Between you and Phil Hellmuth, heads-up, seriously who would win? * Michele-Lewis-Phil-Hellmuth. 450 *Is poker a good endeavor for women to go into? If so, in what ways? * *Why are there so few women in pro poker? * *As a mother, would you encourage your children to play poker? * *Do you think a man would get that question? * *Do you have any tips to all our aspiring poker sisters out there?* Dan Harrington's books are an excellent start for learning the math but read as many books as possible. Don't focus on one book's style of play, take in everything and then develop a style that works for you. Don't believe everything you see on television.

Immigration Explains US Poker Dominance

1 15 October 2009 , By: Charlie River
Poker writer James McManus mentions an interesting theory on the connection between immigration and poker skills. It could explain the US dominance in poker. *In short, the theory goes like this:* People who decide to leave their homeland to go after a better life in unknown territory carry a gene that promotes risk taking, intelligence and decision making. This “migration gene” is what makes these people break up, and it also gives them the upper hand at the poker table.

Vanessa Rousso's Next TV Project NOT High Stakes Poker

15 October 2009 , By: compncards
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Vanessa Rousso has squashed the rumors that she will be the female co-host for the next season of High Stakes Poker. That's too bad for several reason. Yes, I am like many men that find her hot. (However, I am not like my blogger friend TassieDevil who would sit with mouth slightly agape while covering her at the WSOP.

The Poker Player's Prayer

14 October 2009 , By: compncards
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For those of you that watched PokerStars Million Dollar Challenge on Fox, you are aware of Father Andrew Trapp, also known as the "Poker Playing Priest. " In honor of his performance on the show, I offer the following, "Poker Player's Prayer. " Our father who art in Vegas, Doyle be thy name. The flop has come, We'll bet the come, With 9 outs just as well as 4.
Categories: Doyle Brunson, Father Andrew Trapp, Poker Playing Priest

Phil Hellmuth Naked - Not Offered Porn Role

14 October 2009 , By: compncards
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This past Friday, ESPN the Magazine put out a "Body Issue" that featured athletes from all sports playing their sport in the nude. Poker was included in this. Whether or not poker is a sport is a debatable topic, but some of their choices are scary. The four that were chosen were Scotty Nguyen, Jennifer Harman, Daniel Negreanu, and.
Categories: Daniel Negreanu, ESPN the Magazine, Jennifer Harman, Phil Hellmuth, Scotty Nguyen

It's Benza Good Knowing Ya

13 October 2009 , By: compncards
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It looks like AJ Benza has been replaced for the next season of High Stakes Poker. According to Benza's blog, he has been replaced with a currently unnamed female host. I am not sure exactly what I think about this move by GSN. I will admit that I have never been a big fan of Benza, but at the same time, I think that he and Kaplan work well together.
Categories: AJ Benza, Gabe Kaplan, High Stakes Poker
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