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?
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.
RIP Amir Vahedi
I found out tonight that the poker world has lost one of its
great characters. Â Amir Vahedi has passed away from
complications from diabetes. Â For those that are not
quite sure where to place that name, Vahedi finished 6th in
the 2003 WSOP Main Event. Â Vahedi was also known for his
trademark cigar and his fondness of check-raising.
PokerStars Announces North American Poker Tour
PokerStars announced today that the North American Poker
Tour is officially a go. Â The current PokerStars
Caribbean Adventure will serve as the first ever NAPT event. Â 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
Not Much Going On...Except...
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