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Doyle Brunson

What It’s Like to Be Introduced to Poker’s Living Legend, Doyle Brunson

Pretty much any and every poker fan, no matter how casual, recognizes the name Doyle Brunson. The unmistakable cowboy hat sitting atop that ever-smiling face; poker’s living legend truly is one-of-a-kind.

I was fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to be introduced to Mr. Brunson. I’d just like to reflect on and share what that was like. In a nutshell: incredible. I’m grateful for a memory that will last a lifetime.

Aria Poker Room

In Poker, Timing Is Everything

It would take a very unique set of circumstances for me to ever consider “hitting and running” at a poker table. As fate would have it, the stars aligned for a very unique set of circumstances, which led me to play poker, though I hadn’t planned on doing so.

I’m glad I did, as my one-hand session left me with a story I’ll never forget. I figured it’s something you’d all enjoy, so I’ve decided to share it with you.

Jack Effel

Interview with Jack Effel

Get to know World Series of Poker Tournament Director and Caesars’ Vice President of International Poker Operations Jack Effel a little better in this in-depth video interview about his storied career as well as his personal life.

A transcript is also provided for your convenience. Enjoy!

Beau Rivage poker room

The Great American Poker Trip: Biloxi

Just Hands Poker Podcast co-host Jack Laskey is in the midst of a road trip across the United States. Along the way, he has made it his mission to visit numerous poker rooms. This article is the fifth in a series that will compare and contrast how poker is played in land-based rooms in different regions across the country.

The fifth stop on the trip was Biloxi, Mississippi, specifically the Beau Rivage poker room. Enjoy the review!

Tadas Peckaitis

The Story of How I Became a Poker Coach

Have you ever wondered what sort of events and life circumstances set into motion the feeling in someone that they need to become a poker coach?

Experienced poker coach Tadas Peckaitis opens up in this article, where he reminisces about the path that took him from “just” being a player to someone who helps other players improve their game via poker coaching.