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Improving MY Game for the WSOP

September 17, 2008

(Blog from the 2006 WSOP Main Event)

OK, I’ve got my seat. I’ve got my plane reservations. I’ve got my motel room. I’ll cab it from the airport to the hotel. I don’t expect to do a lot of traveling around Vegas so there’s no need for the added...


Caught up in WCOOP

September 14, 2008 3 comments

Sorry for the delay in updates, I really meant it when I said i was gonna update regularly again. WCOOP kinda put me in a gruelling schedule though. I'm going to bed at 9 am every day and I play massive tournaments and 10,000 hands or more every...


Vallei Poker Classics Tournament 2008 - part 1 zaterdag 13 september

September 14, 2008 14 comments

Yes! Eindelijk was het zo ver. Na weken, wat zeg ik, maanden voorbereiding gingen we van start. Helaas begonnen we niet met de gehoopte 40 man, maar met 28, terwijl ik er 33 verwachtte. 5 hadden zich dus aangemeld en zijn zonder bericht niet op...


Brian Townsend: Spin Doctor Extraordinaire, Slick Businessman, Or Angle Shooter?

September 13, 2008 17 comments

You Decide

Yesterday, the staff at PokerNews presented us with more information on the Brian Townsend multi-accounting controversy, including a one-on-one interview between the lovely Gloria Balding and Mr. Townsend. In the interview he talks...


Dutch passes online gambling tax bill

September 11, 2008 1 comments

Dutch government has passed online gambling tax bill in senate yesturday. The bill states that government will impose 40% tax on revenues from both legal and illegal gambling.

According to Dutch government online poker, casino games like blackjack...


Last Chance Saloon

September 11, 2008 2 comments

I have one final chance to qualify for the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe when I play in a freeroll tonight, courtesy of Flush magazine. I had given up hope but after buying a magazine this morning I discovered there is a freeroll tournament...


Loving 8-Game

September 10, 2008

Must admit, since watching Scotty Nguyen's now infamous run at the 2008 WSOP H.O.R.S.E final table, I've fallen into the mixed game boom. Since Pokerstars put up the new 8-Game Sit n Go tables, I've been hitting them up, and am yet to miss cashing...


When Did $10K Become 10 Cents?

September 10, 2008 1 comments

After watching last night's coverage of the 2008 WSOP Main Event Day One "competition" on ESPN I have to wonder what the world is coming to. Is $10,000 really chump change now? Have we gotten to the point where any moron can pull $10k out of thin...



September 08, 2008

Its probably one of the most fun and social events to ever be created, POKER! From the friendly home game to the big time tournament or cash game at the local casino, wherever you are there is almost certainly poker around.

The poker boom, which...


WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT?? - Random Rants On Poker

September 07, 2008 2 comments

Is It Poker Or A Video Game?

My nephew destroys on Halo™ but that doesn't make him trained and ready for Special Operations in our U.S. military.

In fact, two of my nephews are experts on Guitar Hero™, but neither can play a complete song on a...


Main Event Final Table; Go The CHUCK TRUCK!!

September 07, 2008

Finally we reach the final table of the APPT Main Event and for once I have some interest in it. Charles 'Chucky' Chua is someone I've always known and heard stories about; but never knew who he was . . . until now.

During the APT main event a week...


APPT Main Event

September 07, 2008

So its been a while since I last posted but its mainly due to covering the APPT Main Event over the past few days.

All in all it was a really well run tournament as the days were short as play only lasted seven levels with 10 minute breaks every...


Travel Preparations for the Main Event

September 05, 2008

OK. I’ve won my seat for the WSOP Main Event. Now I’ve got to get ready. Since this was a “Seat Only” tournament, there are a lot of things I need to take care of.

1st thing, I guess I need to check on flight reservations and hotel...


Bubble Boy! Well almost.

September 05, 2008

I have played two of my WSOPE qualifiers on betfair and had mixed results. Each of the MTT's guaranteed six seats to the $550 game on Sunday 7 September where there will be 21 $24,000 WSOPE packages guaranteed!

My first game had 67 runners in it...


Six Weeks Later

September 04, 2008 1 comments

Well it's been about six weeks since I last blogged, and I didn't want to blog until I had some positive results in my play, which to tell you the truth I think and believe is really coming along nicely. Sure there are ups and downs and highs and...


$2,500,000 Mega Mega Prizepool

September 04, 2008 1 comments

That's right boys and girls - this weekend Chilipoker is staging its biggest ever guaranteed prize tournament!! Two and a half million dollars is up for grabs online this 7th September. First prize for this event is $500,000, second $260,000, third...


Qualifying for the Main Event

September 03, 2008 11 comments

Here I sit at my computer, just like I’ve done a thousand other times. But this isn’t like the other thousand. I’m not playing in a Sit and Go tonight. I’m not playing in a cash game. Tonight, I’m playing in a tournament. No. It’s not just a...


Blogging a Main Event

September 03, 2008

I've been a PokerNewser for a while now and freeroll tournaments have come and gone. Great opportunities have been won to play in several different tournaments. Whenever a player has won one of these, I've asked that they blog about their...


Harrington on Cash

September 01, 2008 1 comments

as i have never been a fan of tournament poker i never dipped into Dan Harrington on Hold'em series.ive heard great things about it and will eventually get there i am sure. however, i noticed when recently looking through the VIP Store on Pokerstars...


September $7,000 Cash Table Challenge

September 01, 2008

Welcome to the new September Challenge, a cash table contest where you will qualify by just playing 10,000 raked hands!! We are giving away more than $7,000 spread over two leaderboards!

We will divide the leaderboards according to leaderboards the...

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