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Low-Stakes Vegas Mixed Games = The Ultimate in Poker Fun

Think back to the most fun you ever had playing poker. Nice, eh?

Well, I recently had an experience that fits that description, playing in $4/$8 Dealer’s Choice mixed games with a group of like-minded poker lovers in the heart of Las Vegas.

I tried to capture the experience in words (and pictures), but to truly understand the joy we had, you have to experience it yourself firsthand. Hopefully, reading this account will encourage you to do just that.

WSOP vendors

Hebrew in the Hallways: Meet The WSOP Vendors

Anyone who has ever been to the WSOP knows the sounds and sights of the Rio’s hallways. Along with the throngs of poker players bustling about, there are numerous salespeople hawking items to passersby. It turns out that many of them are Israeli.

These people are more than just vendors though. They’re hardworking people, each with their own stories. Being American-Israeli myself, I decided to get to know them better and bring their stories to light. Perhaps you’ll look at them a bit differently after reading this article.

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!