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Mark Stephen Edwards - WPTMark Stephen Edwards – Going Pro – From Then to Now

In June of 2006 PokerWorks started the 'Going Pro' series that featured players moving into a full time poker job and although it was short-lived, we liked the series and the opportunity to spend some time getting into the mindset of fresh-faced...

All In: The Poker MovieAll In: The Poker Movie – Q & A with Chris Moneymaker Part II

The following is Part II of a phone interview with Chris Moneymaker. Read Part I for a glimpse inside the life of the 2003 World Series Poker Main Event champion. LG: In All In: The Poker Movie, you said that you were seated at a featured...

All In: The Poker MovieAll In: The Poker Movie – Q & A with Chris Moneymaker

Poker is one long game played throughout a lifetime and movies about poker barely come close to scratching the surface of what lies beneath the poker face of people that play the game and keep coming back for more. All In: The Poker Movie was...

All In: The Poker MovieAll In: The Poker Movie - Q & A with Doug Tirola

More than one movie has been made about poker, few are accurate, with most scripted for entertainment value, such as the scene in Maverick when the perfect card falls to make a miraculous Royal Flush. Rarely has poker been depicted as it actually...

Play at the WSOP Main Event Free - Lubo “crazydonkinc”

This $14,000 dream package for a WSOP Main Event seat all started with a journey that began in February 2010 at FullTiltRakeBack.com.  The package was broken down to a $10,000 buy-in and $4,000 for travel and accommodations.  Before undertaking the...

Tony G Talks with PokerWorks About the PokerStars The Big Game

For those viewers who watch the variety of American-based televised cash games out there, you may not be that familiar with Tony G , the trash-talking, action-seeking Australian Internet media mogul and pro player who was a central figure in most of...

Poker Player-Turned-TV Producer Mori Eskandani

The sunny, warm morning in Las Vegas escorted me to the home of Mori Eskandani for a short interview about his contributions to the world of poker. I planned to ask him about his transition from long-time professional poker player to television...

Dusty Schmidt: A Competitor at Heart - From the Golf Course to the Poker Biz - Part II

Continued from Part I PokerWorks: At that point, you made a conscious decision to dedicate more time and effort to poker. Is that correct? Dusty: I was a little lost, actually, at the end of the summer. I always intended to get back into golf and...

Dusty Schmidt: A Competitor at Heart - From the Golf Course to the Poker Biz - Part I

Like so many in poker, Dusty Schmidt came upon poker as an outlet for his competitive spirit. At a point in time that his physical abilities were limited, he found that online poker provided a mental challenge that, if done correctly, could also be...

The Round Table – Get to Know – Darryll ‘DFish’ Fish

He’s only 23 but he’s already made over $800,000 in online tournaments. After a recent win in the Full Tilt Poker weekly 1k, Darryll Fish is showing he is an up-and-coming online force to be reckoned with. KL: How did you get started playing...

The Round Table – Christian ‘charder30’ Harder on the Good, the Bad and the $25K

He just recently came off of a final table at the $25,000 World Poker Tour Championship, finishing 4th. Christian Harder is a well respected online pro making a successful leap into the live poker foray. Known online as charder30, he has racked up...

The Round Table – Get to Know - Amit ‘amak316’ Makhija

Amit Makhija, known online as amak316, has a WPT final table, a WSOP final table and an FTOPS win for over $500,000. His tournament cashes exceed four million dollars and he has achieved this in just a few short years. KL: How important do you...

The Round Table – JC Alvarado SCOOPs

After signing with PokerStars a couple months ago as their newest Team Pro, JC Alvarado already has a major online title under his belt. On April 13th JC took down the midstakes [$1050 buy-in] SCOOP Main Event, besting a field of 3198 players and...

The Round Table – Annie Duke on the Apprentice, Poker and Twitter

She can be seen every Sunday on the Celebrity Apprentice as well as at the major poker tournaments around the world. Poker’s leading lady Annie Duke catches up with The Round Table to share what’s currently going on in her life. KL: What have you...

The Round Table – Get to Know Vivek Rajkumar

Vivek Rajkumar has only been playing live poker full time for a couple of years now and he already has $2.3 million in tournament wins. One his most recent cashes came at the Los Angeles Poker Classic when he won the $10,000 heads up championship...

The Round Table – Carter ‘ckingusc’ King – On the Grind

23 year old Carter ‘ckingusc’ King has won millions playing online poker, including his biggest score, the win of the WCOOP Main Event on PokerStars on September 21st 2008 for $1.7 million. Currently he is living in Columbia, SC and spending a lot...

The Round Table – Get to Know - Aaron Been

He plays online as AaronBeen and SpanishKey in some of the biggest tournaments and cash games the online sites have to offer. He’s well known and respected amongst his fellow players and is one of the more opinionated players out there. KL: How...

The Round Table – Catching up with Adam ‘Roothlus’ Levy

His tournament scores are exceeding $3,000,000 and growing by the month. Adam Levy brings us up to date on the past few months of his life in poker. KL: So the last time we talked you had just gone deep in the Main Event. Just shortly after that...

The Round Table – Get to Know Amanda ‘Mandy B’ Baker

Amanda Baker, known online as Mandy B, has been playing poker for 5 years and is racking up the accomplishments. She won her first live event in 2007, the $1000 Caesars Indiana WSOP Circuit event, and she has taken down numerous online events for...

The Round Table – Players to Watch - Adam ‘Akat11’ Katz

25 year old Floridian Adam Katz is currently on the tournament trail. An online turned live pro, Katz has accumulated more than $800,000 in online tournament wins and $329,900 in live results. KL: How did you get into poker? Adam: I was getting...

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