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Checking Out the WSOP

7 27 May 2009 , By: compncards
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Yesterday, I took a trip over to check out the setup for the WSOP, try my hand at some satellites, and register for the Stimulus Event. The crowd at the Rio was right small due to only cash games and satellites running. The Scene at the Rio When you first arrive to the convention center, the first thing you will notice upon walking in is the typical covered red carpet entry. This has a mist blower operating that tries to help cool you off a bit.
Categories: Stimulus Event, World Series of Poker, WSOP

What is Your Motivation

22 May 2009 , By: compncards
What’s your motivation to play poker? At this time, more so than any other, the question of motivation is put to many players, whether it is by themselves or others. Do you play for the challenge? Do you play for the thrill? Or is it just the basic desire to accumulate wealth? Personally, I am one of those that likes the challenge of the game. I like some type of goal to achieve. When I go out to play poker, I set various goals to achieve during my play.
Categories: Live Poker, Poker, World Series of Poker, WSOP

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

Today's Poker Tweet Report

29 April 2009 , By: Charlie River
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EPT Monte Carlo is running on its second day, and we get pictures from inside thanks to a few twittering pros. Vicky Coren[http://twitter. com/VictoriaCoren/statuses/1642872088] is overwhelmed by the Monte Carlo high stakes hotels: "MC room service is so expensive that I just ate a sandwich I bought yesterday at Heathrow. Ah, the glamour of the international poker scene.
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