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The world was big and empty, almost forlorn. Someone brought in a poker table…and chips and chairs. Someone else brought cards. The never ending procession began. When one game ended, they dealt another hand. The games ran on until the world ran out of time and the pages filled with people, the history of poker had begun.

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Where Are They Now - Jim Bechtel

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Jim Bechtell is two very distinct things. 1. He is a...

The Round Table - Phil Galfond Addresses the Online Pro VS Live Pro Debate

Much hype in the poker world comes from the debate of who is the better player, online pros or live pros. Phil Galfond, known online as OMGClayAiken discusses his take on the matter. KL: You wrote on a blog about a year ago about doing a show about...

The Round Table – Barry G Collects some more Green

Barry Greenstein is one of the most frequent faces appearing at the big cash games in Las Vegas and in Los Angeles. During the 2008 WSOP, though, Barry decided to take a little break and focus on his tournament play. This decision paid off as he...

Where Are They Now – Hamid Dastmalchi

Hamid Dastmalchi may indeed be the most conspicuous past World Series of Poker Main Event winner that we’ve explored during our “Where Are They Now Series.” Dastmalchi came on the scene in the mid-80’s as a major force, but almost just as...

The Round Table - Daniel Negreanu gets Hands-On

When Daniel isn’t winning bracelets he is constantly working with the WSOP to make the event better and better. Now he is also working with poker players on his new training site Poker VT. KL: First, congrats on winning a bracelet this year; does...

Where Are They Now - Brad Daugherty

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Brad Daugherty’s odyssey from three dollar winner to...

The Round Table – Beth Shak the Charitable Poker Playing Mother

Full Tilt sponsored pro Beth Shak is a busy woman. She is a mother, a wife to successful poker player Dan Shak, a budding philanthropist, as well as a successful poker player. Beth has five WSOP cashes, one of which is a second place finish in the...

2008 WSOP Event #46 Recap

The $5,000 buy-in Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em championship, Event #46, was held June 26th-28th and attracted 805 entries. The top 78 finishers shared the largest prize pool in history for this event which totaled $3,783,500. Entries in this event...

Where Are They Now - Mansour Matloubi

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. With a new decade came a new era of poker, one that...

Archie KarasArchie Karas, The Greatest Gambler

How Can a Man Who Lost $17 Million Still Be Happy and Hopeful in Las Vegas? Archie Karas visited Gambler's Book a week ago. Since I have a good memory for faces, it took me a short minute to make sure it was him. It was, and I...

Where Are They Now - Phil Hellmuth

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Of all the stories we’ve done in the “Where Are They...

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