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PLO will eventually drive you insane

17 April 2009 , By: I-PokerJunkie-I
Omaha can give anyone gray hairs and if Patrik Antonius had any it would probably have changed color after this horrific beat. I've always regarded Patrik as one of the nicest and most humble pros, but that all changed after seeing this clip. "Good luck buddy. God call by the way, or good raise, good re-re-raise.

Lack of live experience costs Peter Eastgate $25k

6 13 April 2009 , By: I-PokerJunkie-I
There's always a lot of talk about young online players having trouble adjusting to live games. Lots of it is just bs, it doesn't take more than a live session or two to get hang of the basic differences. But in season five of High Stakes Poker we've seen some interesting examples of the contrary. In the first episode there's a story of Tom 'durrrr' Dwan checking with only his index finger in Bellagio (like you click the mouse), which caused some confusion because no one even noticed the check.

Negreanu totally off his game in High Stakes Poker

2 8 April 2009 , By: I-PokerJunkie-I
In my opinion Daniel Negreanu is one of the most stable and consistent poker pros out there. I've rarely seen him make any big mistakes, but in the latest episode (#3) of High Stakes Poker season five his game totally falls apart. It all starts with a hand he plays against Barry Greenstein. Negreanu gets pretty unlucky hitting a two pair on the turn when Greenstein has flopped the nut straight.