Politics in Poker: My Final Thoughts (Video)

The poker world has been buzzing about the “politics in poker issue” for the better part of two weeks since Daniel Colman and Olivier Busquet donned “Free Palestine” and “Save Gaza” T-shirts. In this video, I give a timeline of events and mention the main people who’ve been vocal on the issue. I also respond to Nolan Dalla’s video and give my final thoughts, crystallizing my feelings on the place of politics in poker. Enjoy.

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The Five Percent Rule = Online Poker Success

Any poker player, even a recreational one, knows that solid bankroll management is critical to overall success at the tables. This proves true over time whether you primarily play poker online or in a live setting. This post examines a good bankroll management strategy tip: the 5% rule, and extols the benefits of sticking to it.

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Interview with Kevin Mathers, BLUFF Magazine’s Manager of Poker Information

We’re proud and honored to bring you an interview with Kevin Mathers, one of the poker world’s most beloved personalities. Regardless of how you’re familiar with him and the work he does, there’s certainly a lot you probably don’t know about him. We’re happy to cast a spotlight on Kevin in this interview in appreciation for everything he does for the greater poker community. Read on to learn his story.

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Interview with Pokernews Senior Editor Chad Holloway

Along with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently interviewed Chad Holloway, the Senior Editor at Pokernews.com. He’s also a World Series of Poker bracelet winner. Listen to the entirety of Episode 217 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Chad starting at the 12-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript.

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My Political Poker Debate with Nolan Dalla

With much thanks to World Series of Poker Media Director Nolan Dalla for his reply to my “There’s No Room for Politics in Poker” op-ed piece, here’s is my response.

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There’s No Room for Politics in Poker

In light of Daniel Colman and Olivier Busquet choosing to wear apparel with the intent of sending a political message while playing at a televised table during the 2014 European Poker Tour Barcelona Super High Roller event, the following needs to be said and explained in the clearest possible terms: There’s no room for politics in poker.

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