While it might seem incredibly glamorous to be at the World Series of Poker for the entire summer, there’s also a flip side of that coin, especially if you’re there to work. Lee Davy opens up on the harder parts about life at the WSOP, when all the poker sure is fun to be around, but what’s missing from life makes it pretty darn tough. Curious what dims the poker sparkle? Read on for more.
A Poker Hall of Famer, the late Chip Reese is remembered by the poker world for many things, but his crowning achievement was arguably winning the 2006 WSOP H.O.R.S.E. event. Jason Kirk was one of the very few people who managed to stick it out until the end of Reese’s monumental battle against Andy Bloch, to see him win the bracelet firsthand. What was it like? In short, it was one hell of a ride; creating the memory of a lifetime. Want the details? Read on.
With plenty of World Series of Poker Main Event experience under his belt, bracelet-winner Robert Turner shares some of his memories of playing in the world’s most prestigious poker tournament. Along the way he gives some great tips for how to maintain physical and mental stamina day after day, as well as stay focused for long periods of time at the tables. Get yourself into the WSOP mood with this entertaining read!
Joe Hachem thinks poker is dying. He thinks not enough is being done to promote the game and that people don’t think poker is fun anymore. There’s a lot of truth to his statements, but that doesn’t mean the game of poker is doomed. We’ve got a great idea that’s guaranteed to revive interest in a dying game of poker. It’ll not only generate incredible buzz, but if the right people emerge to help promote the game, poker may yet see another big boom. Want to know what the idea is? Read on…
Amir Lehavot, of the 2013 November Nine, sat down with Cardplayer Lifestyle for an exclusive interview. The 38-year-old 2011 WSOP bracelet winner shares the story of his start in poker, talks about his connection to Israel, his feelings about Carlos Mortenson bubbling the Main Event final table, and much more.
The November Nine is set as play has come to a halt at the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event. The chip leader is none other than 2-time bracelet winner JC Tran. There’s another bracelet winner at his table, which is packed with poker playing professionals, and a former World Champion was knocked out on the final table bubble. It’s anyone’s championship as we enter a 4-month hiatus until November 4th. Read on for details.