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Gus Hansen - The Comeback?

2 26 March 2011 , By: compncards
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What a difference six months make. On September 1st of last year, I wrote the blog Gus Hansen - Maybe It's Time to Retire. That blog was written after it was revealed that since 2007, Hansen had lost over $9. 23 million on Full Tilt Poker[http://www.
Categories: Full Tilt Poker, Gus Hansen, Online poker

Top 10 Moments in Poker for 2010 - Part 2

28 December 2010 , By: compncards
Phil Ivey
In yesterday's blog, I started counting down my list of the Top 10 Poker Moments of 2010 by giving you #10 through #6.   Today, I will give you the my top five moments. *#5 - Phil Ivey Wins 8th Bracelet* * ** * Many of you would figure that Ivey's 8th bracelet win would be the #1 moment in poker for me this year, but I expect him to win every year, so this was not a surprise.   However, the way he came back against Bill Chen was definitely news worthy.
Categories: 2010 November Nine, 2010 World Series of Poker, 2010 WSOP, Gus Hansen, Michael Mizrachi, November Nine, Phil Ivey, Vanessa Selbst

Put Retirement Talk on Hold - Gus Hansen Wins First Bracelet

26 September 2010 , By: compncards
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Recently, I wrote an article about Gus Hansen and whether it was time for him to retire. Well, I guess we can hold off the retirement plans for a while as Hansen just delivered a healthy helping of "Fuck you compncards" by winning the £10,350 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller Heads-Up at the World Series of Poker Europe. Hansen navigated his way through a field of 103 players to finally make it heads-up with Jim Collopy. The final match was tied up 1-1 when play was paused until today to allow for the players to play in the Main Event.
Categories: Gus Hansen, WSOP, WSOP Europe, WSOP-E

Gus Hansen - Maybe It's Time to Retire

5 1 September 2010 , By: compncards
Gus Hansen
Back in the day, Gus Hansen’s seemingly reckless style of play was winning him WPT titles and Hansen was considered one of the best poker players on the planet. I put that as a big was after some of the astonishing numbers that were recently published about him. For the month of August, Hansen has lost $2. 85 Million on Full Tilt Poker.
Categories: Great Dane, Gus Hansen, Phil Ivey

Poker Bots: Giving Them a Taste of Their Own Medicine

2 18 March 2010 , By: foldsworth
Poker Bot
At first they were only spotted sporadically in the shadier corners of Macau, but lately they have become common even in Las Vegas. I’m talking, of course, about poker bots – mechanical monsters who roam casinos around the world disguised as ordinary poker players. They can read minds, calculate exact odds and thrive on pain and bad beats. Early poker bots were fairly easy to spot – you could identify them by looking for extra legs and antennas protruding from their armpits.
Categories: Gus Hansen

Gus Hansen Giving Away Money Again

29 August 2009 , By: compncards
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Lately, I have been "covering" some online high stakes poker games online. (Covering meaning I let them run in the background and I go back and pull the interesting hands from hand history. ) I almost feel bad for Gus Hansen in a way, or at least I did this past week. Most of the time that I was looking over hand histories, he was losing buy-in after buy-in.
Categories: Gus Hansen, High Stakes Poker, Poker

WSOP 40K Event Kicks Off

1 29 May 2009 , By: compncards
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Today is the day when most people consider that the WSOP truly begins. The $40,000 NL Holdem Event kicked off today to celebrate 40 years of the World Series of Poker. Two highly noticeable players that did not play in today’s event were Gus Hansen and Allen Cunningham. A lot of players are surprised at the fact that neither player showed up to play in the event.
Categories: Allen Cunningham, Chris Moneymaker, Doyle Brunson, Gus Hansen, Tom Dwan, World Series of Poker, WSOP