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David Williams – His Magic Moments

In 2004 David Williams almost beat Phil Hellmuth's record of being the youngest person ever to win the WSOP Main Event. After seemingly coming out of no where, he was able to prove rather quickly that his runner up finish wasn't a fluke. David has...

Outplaying the Table - Q&A with Kenna James

Kenna James is quite a character at the table. He never seems to be at a loss for words and is always having a good time. The million dollar man explains in this interview how being talkative helps him and also his thoughts on poker right now. KL:...

Eric Froehlich – Young Poker Superstar

Eric is one of those amazing young players, at only 23 years old he is already the owner of two WSOP bracelets, his first won just a few months after turning 21 and legally being allowed to play in a casino. Eric not only plays live, but cleans up...

Annie Duke – Then and Now

Annie started in the poker world preceded by a very impressive brother. I talked to her about how she used that to her advantage and what she is doing now, more than ten years after she sat down at her first poker table. KL: How did you get into...

Final Table February – Q&A with Robert Williamson

With first, second and fourth place finishes in big poker events in the last two months Robert Williamson III has kept himself quite busy. Traveling all over the world for poker and still finding time to play online definitely makes him a pro at...

Kung-Fu…Poker?

Tips on staying sharp and the music that will help you along the way: an interview with Clonie Gowen January, February, March...as each month goes on so does another poker tournament. Clonie Gowen is a top professional player and is always in...

Nolan Dalla – Part III

*Part I - Part II* CC: Tell me about how you became involved in PokerStars. Nolan: I've always liked being involved, behind the scenes making things happen. That's my role at the World Series, not making headlines but striving with a team to make...

Nolan Dalla – Part II

*Part I - Part III* CC: Let's go back to how you got started. When you got out of school, you lived in Washington for a year then returned to Dallas. Nolan: You have done your research! I always thought I wanted to work in politics. I earned a...

Nolan Dalla

Nolan Dalla has been involved in all aspects of the poker scene for over two decades. From his time playing in underground games in Texas, Washington, and Europe to playing in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, he's had his hands on the felt and stacked...

Jason “strassa2” Strasser IV

Due to article length, Jason "strassa2" Strasser", was broken in to multiple parts. Read part III. CC: Your parents must be excited about your career choice. Jason: Yes, definitely. But at the same time, they were warming up to the idea of...

Jason “strassa2” Strasser III

Due to article length, Jason "strassa2" Strasser", is broken in to multiple parts. Read part II. CC: You did well at the World Series, from the very beginning in these big monster field events with relatively a small number of chips to start. Was...

Jason “strassa2” Strasser II

Due to article lenth, Jason "strassa2" Strasser", is broken in to multiple parts. Read part I. CC: So you would take a chunk of money and try to pursue a game, x number buy-ins. Jason: Right, and sure your risk of ruin is high, but that is what it...

Jason “strassa2” Strasser

Due to article length, Jason "strassa2" Strasser", is broken in to multiple parts. Read part II. Jason Strasser, like his play, is counterintuitive. A senior at Duke, he's had a magical 2006 in the world of poker. He cashed four times during the...

Ben Roberts

"Hi Craig, this is Ben Roberts. Would you like to go with me to Johnny Chan's party and we could do the interview then?" There are many nicknames in poker that were earned over time or tell some story about the player. Hear Fossilman, Poker Brat...

Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams is a sophomore at the University of Georgia after an interesting freshman year. For some first-year students, making the Dean's List is the highlight of the year. Others may point to the fraternity or sorority they joined as the...

Spyro Mitrokostas

Spyridon Mitrokostas is the caretaker of one of New England's prized possessions, Cooke's Seafood clam chowder. Tourists and residents come from miles around to savor his special edition or to snack on their onion rings. Spyro also plays a little...

Jason “Strassa2” Strasser – Young Tournament Star continues to shine

Internet forum fans and major tournament junkies were familiar with the name Strassa2 long before Jason Strasse r became old enough to play in his first WSOP this summer. The 21-year old Duke University student had established himself as a force to...

Charlie Hyde – a poker great

Charlie Hyde is part of the rich fabric of names and faces that is poker. If you ever sit at the $15/30 or $30/60 LHE game at the Bellagio , sooner or later you'll push some chips his way. Many times I've shared the felt with him, and while I melted...

Vaughn Sandman – Part II

*Read Part I here * Zak Margolis, Vaughn Sandman's step-brother, followed his every move throughout the Main Event. Zak charmed his way through Harrah's Security and ESPN crews to constantly park in a quiet space near Vaughn, his notepad, Mardi...

Kristy Gazes

Kristy Gazes cuts a distinctive figure at the table: long, dark hair, strong chin, dark eyes, inviting smile. You'll never forget her if that smile comes your way as she seems to connect with everyone she meets. If you sit across from her on the...

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