Grant Hinkle Enters Douchebag Hall of Fame
A few years ago, I remember sitting on media row at the
World Series of Poker playing "douchebag, not a douchebag
with other colleagues. "
For those not familiar with the game, we would make
completely stereotypical decisions on a player's
"douchiness" based on how they were dressed. In some cases,
it was based on their behavior, but usually on their outfit. On Monday night, World Series of Poker bracelet winner Grant
Hinkle entered the douchebag Hall of Fame during the Kansas
City - New England game.
Douchebag Hall of Fame,
Is the Writing on the Wall for Ultimate Poker?
"If you make sure you're connected. The writing's on the
wall. But if your mind's neglected. Stumble you might fall.
Five Things that Annoy Me About Modern Day Poker Tournaments
The tournament circuit nowadays is very different of that
just 10 years ago. I started playing live tournaments in
2006 and in just a brief eight years there have been so many
changes that the it has become a different animal. Below are
some of the things that annoy me about modern tournaments. Re-Entry Tournaments
Enter Whenever You Like
Every Tournament Doesn't Need a World Class Structure
Deep Stack Events
You Want Something Other Than NL? Too Bad.
Shuffle Master Failed to Look at the Long Term in Failed Ongame Deal
Yesterday, the announcement was made that Shuffle Master was
backing out of their deal to purchase the Ongame Network. I wish I could say that this surprised me, but when I read
the news, it did not. If you would have polled Shuffle Master, or any company
related to online poker in December or January about what
the state of online poker in the US would be by now, and I
think you would have gotten responses ranging from "full
legalization" to "numerous states" either having legalized
or close to legalizing online poker. It is now the end of June and there are exactly 2 states
that have legalized online poker and only one on the horizon
with a legitimate shot of doing so by year's end.
online poker legalization,
Washington DC Repeals Online Gaming Law - I Told You So
I told you so. On April 14th, 2011, I posted a blog regarding the Lottery
Modernization Act of 2010 becoming law in Washington D. C. Shari Gellar of Poker Player Newspaper pointed out that
there were still several legal hurdles to clear, but she
felt that games would be available in 2012.
I Told You So,
Washington DC Online Gambling Bill,
Washington DC Online Gambling Bill Repeal,
Washington DC Online Poker