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Poker News | PokerWorks Op-Ed

PokerWorks Op-Ed takes the cobwebs off the corners and ceilings and blows the dust out into the universe in an attempt to unplug your brain from the standard 9-5 mentality. It may get confusing, it may be enlightening, but one thing it is for sure, it is an opinion.

Bloggery With Intent To Chronicle Poker – Happy

Everyone has a story to tell, especially poker players.  All stories are not bad beats and all do not have happy endings - but in reality, when you follow poker as your given path, there is no ending, it’s one long game. Christmas has come and...

Bloggery With Intent To Chronicle Poker – Fade

Everyone has a story to tell, especially poker players.  All stories are not bad beats and all do not have happy endings - but in reality, when you follow poker as your given path, there is no ending, it’s one long game. I flew home on Friday. I'm...

CNBC Investigates Online Gambling But Misses Key Points

As online gambling continues to grow and become a factor in the legal, political, and business world, it is inevitable that negative aspects of the industry will become fodder for news programs and feature stories. While not the first time it...

Bloggery With Intent To Chronicle Poker – Machine Gun

Everyone has a story to tell, especially poker players.  All stories are not bad beats and all do not have happy endings - but in reality, when you follow poker as your given path, there is no ending, it’s one long game. It has been awhile since I...

Bloggery with Intent to Chronicle Poker - Back to the Beginning

Everyone has a story to tell, especially poker players.  All stories are not bad beats and all do not have happy endings - but in reality, when you follow poker as your given path, there is no ending, it’s one long game. The year was 1999. I was 29...

Poker Bloggers Winter WPBT Hits Vegas

A look at poker blogging and its history. It all started the 11th of December in 2004.  Pauly (methinks) is the one that put it together, summoning a few friends to join him and his brother Derek in Las Vegas for the weekend, and the show started...

Poker Pundit Jeremy “Chipsteela” Menard- Brawlin’

A blog of sorts, a story to be told, the true depth of poker is about to unfold: When I left off I was basically down to the felt in the Sunday Brawl tournament on Full Tilt after suffering a bad beat delivered by a good friend who goes by Hixx...

Poker Pundit - Jeremy “Chipsteela” Menard- House Hunters

A blog of sorts, a story to be told, the true depth of poker is about to unfold: What’s up guys?  When you last heard from me my fiancé and I were looking to become first time home buyers, and things were starting to turn around on the online felt...

The Mystery and High Stakes That is Isildur1

In the course of only a few weeks, one name has captured the attention of the online poker world - Isildur1. The real name behind the online poker moniker has yet to be revealed, though it has been determined that he plays from a computer in Sweden...

Shaun Deeb Announces His Retirement From Tournament Poker

It is this writer’s guess that Shaun Deeb has played more Multi Table Tournaments online than anyone that has ever logged on to a poker room.  From his very first cash on PokerStars of 57 cents on July 10, 2006 at age 19, he has played in a total...

The Legend of Darvin Moon: Where Does it End?

Leading up to the 2009 World Series of Poker Final Table figuring out just who Darvin Moon really is was on the mind of many of the members of the poker media.  Nearly a week after the WSOP final table, figuring out just who Darvin Moon is still is...

This One Time... At Dealer Camp...

Having played poker live countless times and observing the top professionals in the world at the World Series of Poker for the last five years, I have had the opportunity to see hundreds of dealers flicking cards deftly, and not so deftly, to...

Congrats to Joe Cada! Now What?

Usually I take care of the PokerWorks.com “Where  Are They Now” series, but after realizing the answer to that question was a simple “Celebrating winning 8.5 million dollars!” I thought it might be appropriate to talk about Joe Cada in another...

Poker Pundit - Jeremy “Chipsteela” Menard - Mini Heater

A blog of sorts, a story to be told, the true depth of poker is about to unfold. Last time you guys heard from me I had run into quite a bit of back luck, but as you guys know in poker things can turn around very quickly, and over the next week...

Boot Camp: Think Poker is Boring? Try Some Shorthanded Action.

I used to play poker online every night. You could not peel me away from PokerStars, unglue me from Ultimate Bet or free me from Full Tilt. But until recently, around March, poker nights became movie nights, then reading nights, then nights where...

Poker Pundit - Jeremy “Chipsteela” Menard- Hacked! Part II

A blog of sorts, a story to be told, the true depth of poker is about to unfold: When I left off I had just found out that the person who hacked into my email account had also found a way to hack into my computer allowing them to provide some...

Poker Pundit - Jeremy “Chipsteela” Menard - Hacked! Part I

It’s been a little while since my last entry, and a lot of that has to do with the fact that I was recently the victim of a computer hacking. I had always heard horror stories of this happening to friends and other players online, but regardless I...

The Round Table – Sights and Sounds from Aruba – It’s All Coming to an End

Friday: The remaining 36 players left in the UltimateBet Aruba Poker Classic came back the next afternoon to play 6 handed all the way down to the final table. Play went rather quickly with several of the remaining names falling just short of the...

The Round Table – Sights and Sounds from Aruba – The Beginning of the Tournament

Today marked day 1a of the $5000 main event buy-in. Those 188 players that weren’t too tired or hungover from UltimateBet’s opening party chose to play on the first day. Some players opting for this choice were Phil Hellmuth, Nick ‘FU_15’ Maimone...

Boot Camp: How To Tell if You're On Tilt

In his book "Elements of Poker," Tommy Angelo makes a dangerous assumption. He believes you're a good poker player. He doesn't teach an A game in his book, perhaps the best poker book I've read. He assumes you have one. His tips will help you...

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