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Washington Unveils Legalisation Plans :: U.K. Considering Gaming Reform

Washington Unveils Legalisation Plans So now we know that Washington D.C. will be the first state to offer legal, intra-state, online gaming.  Amidst the fallout from Black Friday and Blue Monday, the state has been quietly refining and improving its … Continue reading

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Nick ‘The Greek’ Dandolos

Nick ‘The Greek’ Dandolos died forty five years ago in 1966.  This not a poker professional in the traditional sense but did participate in one of the most famous games of high stakes, heads up poker ever witnessed.  Did it … Continue reading

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Johnny Moss

The name of Johnny Moss takes us back to the early days of the World Series of Poker when the competition was more like an invitational event for Texas Hold’em aficionados from the American South. Moss however, tends to transcend … Continue reading

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Doyle Brunson

Some of the world’s best players just seem to be naturally good at poker for no particular reason.  While others have doctorates in various mathematics disciplines and other talents which provide them with the ability to work out odds, some … Continue reading

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Chris Ferguson

At first glance when you read about someone like Chris Ferguson, you may think this is the normal type of extraordinary poker player, if that makes sense.  A number of World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets, outstanding tournament winnings, not … Continue reading

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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 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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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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