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My Global Poker FOMO

This poker blog post is pure, raw emotion. In it, I wear my broken heart on my sleeve as I attempt to express what it feels like to not be able to attend the inaugural Global Poker Conference in Los Angeles. I hope my feelings resonate and strike a chord with poker fans out there who may at some point have felt similar pangs at seeing their poker dreams lie unfulfilled.

Poker Night in America

Poker Night in America = Poker’s Next Big Thing

Poker’s “Next Big Thing” is about to debut on TV. I’m talking about Poker Night in America. After you start watching this show, you’ll be talking about it too. It’s all prepped and reared to bring the fun back to poker and bring poker fans back to their televisions to watch. With a cast of poker characters that’s simply too awesome to turn away from, Poker Night in America is a winner. Here’s my analysis of why this show is practically guaranteed to be a HUGE hit.

Chip Reese wins 2006 WSOP H.O.R.S.E. event

H.O.R.S.E.-ing around at the 2006 WSOP

A Poker Hall of Famer, the late Chip Reese is remembered by the poker world for many things, but his crowning achievement was arguably winning the 2006 WSOP H.O.R.S.E. event. Jason Kirk was one of the very few people who managed to stick it out until the end of Reese’s monumental battle against Andy Bloch, to see him win the bracelet firsthand. What was it like? In short, it was one hell of a ride; creating the memory of a lifetime. Want the details? Read on.