Monthly Archives: February 2011

Olivia Boeree

In our last post we wrote about the incredible contribution made to the cause of ladies poker by Jennifer Tilly, an accomplished actress and occasional poker pro who has swapped back and forth between the two roles with consummate ease … Continue reading

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Jennifer Tilly

Jennifer Tilly is the kind of person who at first glance could annoy you if you weren’t so in awe of her.  Before we even get to the poker, let’s talk about the other stuff:  firstly she is an accomplished, … Continue reading

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Guide to the World Series of Poker – Part Two

Last post we finished by explaining how Benny Binion had taken over the hosting of the fledging World Series of Poker and was looking to make changes to the tournament to increase its appeal.  The first tournament had been won … Continue reading

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Guide to the World Series of Poker – Part One

In the world of tournament poker there is no one competition that crowns its winner the world champion in any official way.  However the World Series of Poker Main Event is considered by all to be the unofficial world champion. … Continue reading

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Joe Hachem

We’ll head down to Australia for this biography and take a look at Joe Hachem.  A quick glance at the leaderboard of the all-time most successful poker players in terms of money will show you a list dominated by Americans, … Continue reading

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Dave “Devilfish” Ulliot

In the ranks of British players, one participant stand head and shoulders above the others in terms of money earnings, tournament rankings and just sheer presence at the table.  His name is Dave “Devilfish” Ulliot and those of us who … Continue reading

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Annie Duke

The world of poker is largely a male dominated affair so it’s refreshing to write about one of the few women regularly playing on the various poker tours.  Not only playing of course but placing and winning with some regularity. … Continue reading

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