Black Friday brought the best and worst out of poker players and the poker world in general.
This past year has been one of the roughest for poker as a whole.
For the most part in the poker world, the players tend to hog the glory.
The poker world, for the most part, will not look back too fondly upon 2011.
Black Friday is clearly considered one of the darkest days in online poker history.
Earlier this summer WSOP officials announced the "Big One for One Drop," a $1 million buy-in tournament with 11% of each buy-in donated to the One Drop charity to help provide clean water around the world.
Believe it or not, despite Black Friday poker has still seen some high points in 2011.
This past week Bodog Poker introduced site-wide anonymous tables in an effort to combat data mining by players.
Barney Frank, easily online poker's most ardent supporter in Congress, announced on Monday that he is retiring.
An inspiration and role model for everyone in poker, gender aside, Poker Hall of Famer Linda Johnson is the epitome of a "Real Women of Poker."