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Skipping Tunica

20 January 2010 , By: compncards
The WSOP Circuit event kicked off this week in Tunica, MS and it looks like I will not be making a trip down there this year. Last year, I was fortunate enough to be asked to cover the Main Event of the Circuit, but in all honesty, that is the only reason that I went. I used to enjoy going to Tunica. In fact, it was the first place I ever played live poker.

Daniel Negreanu the Angle Shooter?

11 January 2010 , By: compncards
Apparently people are calling Daniel Negreanu an angle shooter for some actions that he took at the PCA. At the river, Negreanu raised a bet from his opponent. The opponent thought Negreanu called and then after being told that Daniel raised, the player attempted to reraise. Daniel then called for a ruling.
Categories: Daniel Negreanu

RIP Amir Vahedi

3 10 January 2010 , By: compncards
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I found out tonight that the poker world has lost one of its great characters.   Amir Vahedi has passed away from complications from diabetes.   For those that are not quite sure where to place that name, Vahedi finished 6th in the 2003 WSOP Main Event.   Vahedi was also known for his trademark cigar and his fondness of check-raising.

PokerStars Announces North American Poker Tour

7 January 2010 , By: compncards
PokerStars announced today that the North American Poker Tour is officially a go.   The current PokerStars Caribbean Adventure will serve as the first ever NAPT event.  The first US NAPT event will be next months DeepStack Extravaganza at the Venetian in Las Vegas. The Main Event of these events will be televised and Joanna Kruppa.
Categories: Joanna Kruppa, NAPT, Peanut, PokerStars

Not Much Going On...Except...

4 January 2010 , By: compncards
How it going out there poker junkies? Hope you had fun at all your New Year's parties. So, I am trolling around and looking for something interesting to talk about. At present not much is going on in the world of poker. Well, ok, not interesting to me anyway.
Categories: Isildur1, Tony G
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