Just 30 Days Until the 2010 WSOP
Just 30 days until the World Series of Poker kicks off. The
2010 WSOP officially kicks off on May 27th with satellites
and the first bracelet events are going to start on May
28th. I will actually start my yearly trek out to Vegas this
coming Monday. I will be out there for the duration of the
Series covering the event for Poker Junkie as well as
playing some at the WSOP and around Vegas.
2010 World Series of Poker,
A WSOP Dream Realized
Imagine that you are a small town poker player. You aren't a
pro player. You aren't even a part time wannabe pro. You
work in a small town as a foreman for a general contractor.
World Series of Poker,
Card Memory and Trends
Everyone know that cards have no memory. Â Players do. Â
This why players will continue to play cards they know have
no +EV. Â For example Johnny Nocards looks down at his
hand and sees 8-3 offsuit UTG.
ESPN Cuts Back on Number of Televised Events Yet Again
ESPN has announced the three events that they will televise
from the 2010 WSOP. Â The first they will televise is the
$50,000 Player's Championship. Â One week later, they will
televise the Tournament of Champions. Â Then from August
10th to November 9th, ESPNÂ will broadcast the Main
ESPN World Series of Poker,
World Series of Holdem,
Get Hazed Into Team Victory!
At what length would you go to become a sponsored pro?Â
(I did not meanÂ to rhyme there!) Seriously though what
would you do if you knew you could get a sponsorship without
having to actually play poker?Â Keep in mindÂ you are
not a Playboy model or C-list celebÂ who automatically
gets a sponsorship and training. You're just an average Joe
with a liking for the game and maybe an interest in living
the poker dream. Victory Poker is hosting a contest looking
Â for the next addition to their growing team. A promo
video was released on YouTube highlighting theÂ lifestyle
Victory PokerÂ Pros live and giving a few details about
PokerPages.com Purchased by PokerStars - Man in Utah Chooses Firing Squad
Late last year, Pokerpages. com announced that they were
ceasing operations due to economic problems. Well, October
31st came and went and the site was still operational. 2009
went into the record books and Pokerpages remained.
D Negs Gives Strange Advice Via Twitter
D Negs has crossed the line with this Tweet!!!! N A S T Y !
! ! !
RT @RealKidPokerÂ If you are Jewish circumcision makes
sense. If not, what the heck are you doing to your little
boy! Leave his pecker alone!
Oh my D Negs what are you saying here????!!! Your Tweets are
entertaining but this is TMI!!!
My vote - Chop it!.
Isildur1 Fears Me
So Pokerati is going around saying that they have a source
confirming that Isildur1 is indeed Victor Blom. They also
said that the has a listing on Hendon Mob. I saw this and
thought, "Ok, I'll go check him out. " I pulled up his
My Votes for the Women's Hall of Fame
As Melissa Castello wrote about earlier in the week, the
Women's Poker Hall of Fame is currently accepting
nominations for membership. Fans get to vote this year on
who they think should be in. The criteria for voting are
Eligible Candidates for Induction â Candidates to be
eligible must meet the following requirements:
A. A candidate must have been active as a player or industry
leader for a minimum of 15 years prior to election.
Women's Hall of Fame,
Women's Poker Hall of Fame
Putting Your Opponents on a Range
Today, all poker experts seem to agree as to the immense
value of putting your opponent on a range. What is less
clear is what this range might consist of, how to find this
elusive range and of course, what to do with this
information once obtained. The good news is Iâm working on it. I have started
construction of a device that harnesses the awesome power of
the Internet to determine all kinds of ranges.