Get to Know the Poker Media: Haley Hintze

Haley Hintze is a no-nonsense poker writer. Over her 15-year career in the industry, there’s pretty much nothing that she hasn’t seen or written about. Having contributed to a number of different outlets and engaged in various different forms of poker writing, including live reporting, Haley has nonetheless kept a relatively low profile.

For that reason, we’re grateful that she agreed to be the next interviewee in our “Get to Know the Poker Media” series. It’s time to learn more about her and gain a better appreciation of the great work she’s done as a poker writer.

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Interview with Head of GPL/GPI Poker Content Eric Danis

On the latest episode of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast (#270), together with my co-host Bruce Briggs, I interviewed Eric Danis, Head of Poker Content for the Global Poker League/Global Poker Index.

Listen to the entirety of Episode 270 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Eric starting at the 14-minute mark. You can also read the transcript.

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Shawn Marion Works the Poker Tables on Labor Day

It’s always a thrill to see famous athletes and celebrities playing poker. One athlete who has long been a fan of the game we all love is Shawn Marion.

Over Labor Day weekend, the retired NBA star traveled to Oklahoma to play in the River Poker Series at WinStar Casino. He performed like a true champ! Read on to learn more about Marion’s day working the poker tables.

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That Feeling You Get When Your Favorite Poker Show is Cancelled

In this post I reflect back on one year in front of the cameras as a PokerUpdate video presenter.

Sadly, the videos that Shimi “the Fish” Weiss and I produced have been discontinued. I let fans and followers in on some behind-the-scenes information, and more importantly, give thanks for the opportunity to have had a shot in the first place.

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Lance Bradley

Next up in our ongoing “Get to Know the Poker Media” series is Lance Bradley, former Editor-in-Chief of BLUFF Magazine and current President and Editor-in-Chief of PocketFives.com.

A staple of the poker media for the last decade-plus, Lance takes us on a journey through his career as a poker writer and opens up a bit about his personal life.

Lance has plenty of interesting stories to tell and I’m sure you’ll enjoy getting to know him a little better.

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Engineering Success at the Poker Tables

More than just a review of two books written by George “the Engineer” Epstein, namely “Hold’em or Fold’em?” and “The Art of Bluffing”, this post tells the story of how to engineer success at the poker tables, as well as away from them. Here’s hoping you enjoy the read as much as I enjoyed writing it up.

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