Every poker site out there in the world has spilled gallons of virtual ink waxing poetic on the accomplishments, antics, and experiences of Phil Hellmuth, the all-time leader in WSOP bracelets won, with 13. This poker writer noticed that that number was the same as the number of accounts the Poker Brat followed on Twitter. This article goes into depth to examine whether that’s just a coincidence or if there’s an underlying reason why Hellmuth’s chosen to follow exactly that same number of accounts. Read this article for an insightful, eye-opening look at one of the undisputed kings of poker.
In this guest poker blog post from Marcus Harmon, editor of sunshine-poker.com, the author asks if perhaps the WSOP is now giving out too many bracelets and if they’re losing their value as a result. His opinion may surprise you.
With Passover in full swing, Jewish people the world over are celebrating their freedom. This freedom notwithstanding, for some reason it’s still illegal to play poker in Israel. In addition to summarizing the Jewish people’s and Israelis’ historical connections to the game of poker, this op-ed piece makes the case for finally legalizing poker in Israel.
Here’s Cardplayer Lifestyle’s op-ed piece regarding the whole mess surrounding men playing in the WSOP Ladies Event (now it’ll cost them $10K to do so, versus “just” $1K for women). Fact is, the WSOP should be about poker; that’s it.
Cardplayer Lifestyle issues the call for you to join in the noble efforts of Daniel Negreanu and make a charity poker donation to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital. He is matching all contributions up to $50,000 with the goal of raising $100,000 by the end of the week towards research for new treatments for children’s cancers and other illnesses.
Momentum is a funny thing. When it comes to poker, momentum plays a very important role. There’s good momentum and the dreaded bad momentum. How important is poker momentum? Read this article to find out.