Phil Laak Wins 1st World Series of Poker Bracelet

The Unabomber? Wild? Crazy? Nuts? Insane? Call him what you will, but 1 thing is undeniable – Phil Laak is quite the character. Known more for his table talk, antics, prop bets, and friendship with Antonio Esfandiari, than his poker play, Laak had been atop an infamous list of “professional poker players without a World Series of Poker bracelet” – until now.

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World Series of Poker Europe 2010 Begins

The world’s top poker players have converged upon the Empire Casino in London’s Leicester Square to try and claim some coveted hardware, with 5 World Series of Poker bracelet events to be played out there over the next 2 weeks.

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Poker Blogger Avoids Donks During Game, Crashes Into Donkey Driving Home

Okay – admittedly, it’s a bit surreal to be writing a poker blog entry about something that happened to me, as I mostly cover news in the poker world. But what happened to me last night simply begs for some sort of a headline.

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Texas Hold’em – A Guide

It has been described as the “Cadillac of Poker” by the godfather of the game, Doyle Brunson. No-limit Texas hold’em is the main game played at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) as well as in World Poker Tour (WPT) events.

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PartyGaming and bwin Merge to Create World’s Largest Online Gambling Company

In a deal valued a just shy of $2 billion, 2 online gaming giants, PartyGaming and bwin, have announced a merger that will create the world’s largest publicly traded online gambling company.

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Online Poker 1 Step Closer to Legalization in the United States

Proponents of legalizing online poker were finally able to celebrate a minor, but important, victory – the House Financial Services Committee approved a bill that would license and regulate online gambling in the United States

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