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Five Reasons Pro Players Leave the Game

11 April 2014 , By: compncards
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As many of you already know, former WSOP November Niner Sam Holden has decided to step away from poker for a while to pursue a degree in Philosophy. I have been thinking back on several players who have left the game either by choice or by necessity and the following seems to be the reasons behind "pros" leaving the game. 1. Poker Becomes too Much of a Grind 2.
Categories: Poker Retirement, Sam Holden

2011 WSOP November Nine - Ben Lamb Luckboxes His Way to Cripple O'Dea

7 November 2011 , By: compncards
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I told you we were going to lose some folks this last level. We are down to just 6 players. Sam Holden was the first out when he ran As-Js into the Ah-Kc of Ben Lamb. Lamb caught clubs on the flop and turn to flush Holden out of the event.
Categories: 2011 WSOP November Nine, Ben Lamb, Eoghan O'Dea, Martin Stanzko, November Nine, Phil Collins, Pius Heinz, Sam Holden

2011 WSOP November Nine Update - Heinz On Top While O'Dea Drops Like a Rock

7 November 2011 , By: compncards
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We're still at 9 players going into the second break in the November Nine.   Pius Heinz has be far been the biggest surprise in my opinion.   He has skyrocketed to the chip leadership with 49. 95 Million in chips.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, 2011 WSOP November Nine, Antonio Esfandiari, Ben Lamb, Eoghan O'Dea, Norman Chad, Phil Hellmuth, Pius Heinz, Sam Holden

2011 WSOP November Nine Pre-Game - Let the Partying Begin and Prop Bets

6 November 2011 , By: compncards
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The day is here!  Fans are now filing in for the 2011 WSOP November Nine and from all reports, they are already getting rowdy. Here is a sneak peek of the final table set courtesy of Bernard Lee's twitter[http://twitter. com/#%21/BernardLeePoker]. As mentioned before, the crowd are already getting a bit rowdy.
Categories: 2011 November Nine, 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, 2011 WSOP November Nine, Ben Lamb, Eoghan O'Dea, Jack Effel, November Nine, Phil Collins, Sam Holden