Annie Duke Delivers Powerful Message on Mentorship to Women's Poker Hall of Fame
I just spent the last few minutes reading Annie Duke's
speech that she gave at the 2011 Women In Poker Hall of Fame
induction ceremony. I must say that I was thoroughly impressed by her words. Annie addressed a topic that some of us touched on a few
weeks ago and that is the lack of female participation at
the WSOP this year. Only 3% of the field was comprised of women.
Women in Poker Hall of Fame
Carlos Mortensen Jumped Ship - So Why Not Others?
Carlos Mortensen is no longer a Full Tilt Pro per a tweet
from his agent. Excuse me while I fake being shocked. Does it really make any sense at all for any of the Full
Tilt Pros, other than those with an actual stake in the
company, to hold onto their "sponsorship?"
As the clock tick, tick, ticks away, it looks less and less
likely that they or any of us are going to be paid. At some point, loyalty must be thrown out of the window.
Full Tilt Poker,
Royal Flush Girls Leave and WPT Live Streaming Sucks
I wrote an editorial for the
site[http://www. pokerjunkie. com/pokerjunkie-editorial-more-girls-more-dunst-worst-of-wpt-changes]
earlier in the week about the changes for upcoming season of
the World Poker Tour. Â In it, I wrote how I wasn't a fan
of Tony Dunst and that the Royal Flush Girls was another
concept I wasn't that fond of.
Royal Flush Girls,
World Poker Tour,
No Longer Enjoy Poker? Maybe It's Time to Quit.
Doyle Brunson made a comment earlier today that he was
playing with a couple of professional poker players who say
they no longer enjoy the game and that it's all about the
money for them. He then proceeded to tell them to seek another profession. Sadly, this seems to be a growing trend among many
professionals and wannabe poker professionals. Somewhere along the line in the quest for trying to become
rich and famous, they have stopped enjoying the game of
Chino Rheem Wins EPL Main Event and Walks Away With - A Ring
Chino Rheem won the Epic Poker League's first Main Event. Great!
How much did he win? $1 million. How much does he have right
now? $0. Or at least that is what is reported.
Epic Poker League,