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Phil Hellmuth

Interview with Phil Hellmuth

Just ahead of the release of his long-awaited autobioigraphy entitled Poker Brat: The Story of the World’s Greatest Poker Player, legendary Poker Hall of Famer Phil Hellmuth was kind enough to grant us an interview.

In this feature-length piece, Phil answered an immense variety of questions about everything from his early family life to how he handles his fame, and of course told over some fascinating poker stories as well.

Enjoy this in-depth look into the life of one of poker’s greatest champions.

Tony Burns

Interview with Tony Burns

While I was recently doing media coverage at the World Poker Tour Tournament of Champions in Florida, I got to meet a man named Tony Burns, Tournament Director at the Seminole Hard Rock poker room in Hollywood, Florida. Everyone—players, fellow poker media members—they only had kind words to say about him. He was always walking around with a smile on his face, he was really friendly, and at the time I said to him, “Hey, maybe we can collaborate together in the future?” and he was like, “Sure!”

Together with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently had the opportunity to interview him.

Listen to the interview, which starts at the 10:48-minute mark. A transcript is also available.

great American poker trip

The Great American Poker Trip: Washington, DC

While taking a road trip across the United States, Jack Laskey has made it his mission to visit numerous poker rooms. This article is the first in a series that will compare and contrast how poker is played in land-based rooms in different regions across the country.

The first stop on the trip was the Washington, DC region and the MGM National Harbor poker room. Enjoy the review!

Paul Oresteen

Get to Know the Poker Media: Paul Oresteen

The latest interviewee in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series is Paul Oresteen. He was kind enough to open up to us about how he got his start in the poker industry and his work with Poker Central. As with anyone, however, what makes the story unique are the personal elements, and Paul’s story is truly one-of-a-kind.

We have no doubt you’ll enjoy getting to know him better, too.