Poker Players: Put Down the Damn Weed
Since Black Friday hit last week, Marco Valerio and
QuadJacks. com have been running a non-stop pokercast talking
about issues surrounding the indictments. One of the topics getting a lot of play is cleaning up the
image of poker players and so called "degenerate gamblers. "
To quote what one of his guests said during the pokercast,
"Put down the damn weed.
The 20 Most Influential People in Poker - #11 - Daniel Negreanu
The #11 spot on the 20 Most Influential People in Poker list
is one of the more popular poker pros on the circuit. He is known for both his friendly demeanor at the table as
well as his ability to soul read better than possibly anyone
in the history in poker. Number 11 on the 20 Most Influential People in Poker list is
Daniel Negreanu. Many casual fans may not know that Negreanu originally had
dreams of becoming a pro snooker player.
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WSOP Main Event Rematches - Who's In, Who I Want In, and Ratings
The WSOP announced today that they're creating a "made for
TV" event for the 2011 WSOP featuring heads-up rematches
from previous Main Events. The main attraction is Sam Farha against Chris Moneymaker in
a replay of the match that started the poker boom in 2003. Other matches on the schedule are a rematch between Phil
Hellmuth and Johnny Chan from the 1989 WSOP and a match that
is to be determined by the fans. You can choose Chan vs.
2003 WSOP Main Event,
2011 World Series of Poker,
The 20 Most Influential People in Poker - #12 - Tom Dwan
Coming in at #12 on the 20 Most Influential People in Poker
list is a pro that needs next to no introduction. This high-stakes pro is both the envy and the target of
amateurs and pros around the world. He is the first of the
poker "new guard" to rise to superstardom and remains the
most sought after cash-game player in all the world. Yes, #12 is durrrr - or Tom Dwan for the non-online types.
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Erik Seidel and Full Tilt Pros Accused of Collusion
Erik Seidel has had an epic 2011. Since the beginning of the
year, he has taken down two major high-roller events and the
NBC National Heads-Up Championship to take over the all-time
money list lead. However, there are now allegations arising that are
beginning to cast doubt as to whether these wins were indeed
legitimate. It all started with a post on the TwoPlusTwo forums a couple
of weeks ago when poster "CrownWatchdog186" posted that the
fix was in for both the $100,000 Challenge match and the
$250,000 buy-in Super High Roller event.
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