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Chip Reese Rule Shuts Out One of Poker's Greats - For Now

12 May 2011 , By: compncards
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Earlier today, the Poker Hall of Fame announced that the "Chip Reese rule" is now in place. This means that a player must be at least 40 years old to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. What this also means is that the debate around Phil Ivey's induction will be effectively shelved for the next five years. To me, this is one of the biggest travesties in the history of the PHOF's existence.
Categories: Chip Reese, Chip Reese Rule, Phil Ivey, Poker Hall of Fame

Phil Ivey is Officially Motivated - Look Out Poker World

23 September 2010 , By: compncards
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Phil Ivey is officially motivated. Uh oh. Look out poker world! Normally, I don't watch a lot of fluff videos from various poker sites, but there was one that I watched today where Gloria Balding was interviewing Ivey and when she asked him what was next for him in poker, he said: "Well, um, I guess now.
Categories: Chip Reese, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, WSOP bracelets

2010 World Series of Poker Day 1 Second Update - $50,000 Players Championship Underway

29 May 2010 , By: compncards
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The $50,000 Player’s Championship has officially begun. Ceremonies started at 5 PM PDT with a brief introduction by Jack Effel. He quickly explained the new structure of the event, which is an 8-game structure. He then proceeded to have each previous living champion stand up and be recognized.
Categories: $50000 Poker Player's Championship, 2010 World Series of Poker, 2010 WSOP, Chip Reese, Doyle Brunson, Jack Effel