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Now THAT'S a Bad Beat

19 May 2009 , By: compncards
The other day someone pointed something out to me that I missed this past summer at the World Series of Poker in 2008. During one of the early days of the Main Event, Justin Phillips and a player by the last name of Mabuchi were involved in a big pot. Mabuchi bet out on the river with a board showing Ah-9c-Qd-10d-Ad. Phillips raised and then Mabuchi moved all-on a “gamble”.
Categories: Justin Phillips, World Series of Poker, WSOP

My WSOP Plans

16 May 2009 , By: compncards
The World Series of Poker kicks off in less than two week. I have made my final plans to head out to Vegas for about a month. I’m actually going to drive cross country to Vegas instead of fly like most people do. I enjoy the adventure of it all and enjoy seeing different parts of the country.
Categories: Binions, Golden Nugget, Stimulus Event, World Series of Poker, WSOP

New WSOP Rule Should Help Reduce Dealer Abuse

14 May 2009 , By: compncards
A big change in the rules at the World Series of Poker this year involved instituting a Player Code of Conduct. Now, a player can be penalized not only for abuse to other players, but also to dealers and floor staff. I think this is a fantastic policy that has been instituted. One thing that really irritates me is how that some players will treat dealers like dirt.
Categories: Dave Ulliott, John Bonetti, World Poker Tour, World Series of Poker, WPT, WSOP

Annie Duke Loses Celebrity Apprentice - Or Did She?

2 12 May 2009 , By: compncards
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So, Annie Duke lost against Joan Rivers in Celebrity Apprentice. Does this really surprise anyone at all? It is a known fact that Rivers is a friend of Donald Trump, and regardless of what we are all told about the business world, the world of business can be one big popularity contest. However, let’s take a look at this a little deeper. How did each person come off to the American public as a result of this season of Celebrity Apprentice? Many people say that Duke came off looking like a bitch at times.
Categories: Annie Duke, Celebrity Apprentice, Donald Trump, Gods Love We Deliver, Joan Rivers, Refugees International

What to Expect at the WSOP

2 11 May 2009 , By: compncards
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What can I expect if I go to the WSOP? I have been asked that by a lot of poker players over the last couple of years. Here are a few things to expect at the World Series of Poker. First, the WSOP is a zoo of people. You really don’t realize how many people that there are until you go into the Amazon Room for the first time.
Categories: World Series of Poker, WSOP

Predictions for the 2009 WSOP

9 May 2009 , By: compncards
The World Series of Poker kicks off in a little over three weeks. Everyone will be keeping an eye on the poker world to see who will walk away with a bracelet from the 57 different events. Going into the series, I am going to make a few predictions. 1.
Categories: Phil Hellmuth, Scotty Nguyen, Vanessa Rousso, World Series of Poker, WSOP

Lawsuit Against Full Tilt Dismissed

5 7 May 2009 , By: compncards
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According to news reports, a US District Court judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by Clonie Gowen against Full Tilt Poker and a bunch of pros. The lawsuit was filed against Full Tilt’s parent company Tiltware LLC, Ray Bitar, and 13 Full Tilt pros. The lawsuit alleged a breach of contract, unjust enrichment and fraud. For those of you that don’t know.
Categories: Clonie Gowen, Full Tilt Poker, Howard Lederer, Ray Bitar, Tiltware LLC

Jamie Gold Loses Another Endorsement - So What Else is New?

3 6 May 2009 , By: compncards
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News has just been released out that Jamie Gold has lost his much publicized agreement with Aced. com poker. Gold and his representatives claim that Aced has not provided payment in connection with promotional services he and his agent provided during an Oscar Night’s poker event and at the Irish Poker Open. This is the second endorsement dealt that has gone sour for Gold since winning the Main Event.
Categories: Aced Poker, Bodog, Bruce Leyser, Irish Poker Open, Jamie Gold

Top 5 Crazy Poker Hands

6 May 2009 , By: Charlie River
*When poker gets crazy, it gets really crazy. Those are my favorite crazy poker hands caught on video. Some are crazy out of pure chance, and in some it's the players who make really crazy moves. * Quads vs.
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