Mixed Game Festival Day 4: Raymer Wins Platinum Pass in $200 H.O.R.S.E. Finale
The 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event champion, Greg Raymer, defeated Turkey’s Onur Unsal in heads-up play to win the $200 H.O.R.S.E. Tournament at the Cardplayer Lifestyle Mixed Game Festival. Raymer claims the top prize of $4,911 and the coveted PokerStars Platinum Pass worth over $30,000. The tournament was the big finish of the […]
Las Vegas Gems: The Museum of Gaming History
The Museum of Gaming History offers a fascinating look into how gambling has shaped the Las Vegas area and evolved over the years.
Matt Hansen speaks with Jim Follis, Director of Exhibits and Events for the Casino Collectibles Association and Museum of Gaming History, to better understand the organizations goals and discover where in the city various exhibits can be found.
28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show Recap
Matt Hansen recaps his three days spent attending the 28th annual Casino Collectibles show at South Point Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Poker legends Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher helped to add some extra flair and shine to a weekend-long convention that absolutely bubbled with positive vibes.
What’s on Tap for the Upcoming 28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show?
The South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will play host to the upcoming 28th annual Casino Collectibles Show.
In this article, Matt Hansen previews what attendees can expect during the multi-day convention, set to run from June 17-19, including special appearances by poker legends Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher.
Poker’s Top Basketball Fans: An NBA All-Star Special
Often you’ll see poker players decked out in NBA jerseys, sitting courtside at professional basketball games, or talking about and placing bets on league action.
While it would be impossible to compile a definitive list of poker’s biggest NBA fans, as there are just too many, we’ve managed to cobble together a list that singles out the biggest fan of every single NBA team from the poker world.
You might be able to correctly name some NBA-loving poker players off the top of your head, but we’re certain that many who’ve made the list will surprise you!
Interview with Poker Dealer Emily DeLaine, aka “WSOPSweetheart”
To some, poker dealers are just a revolving cast of nameless people sitting and tossing cards at the felt. Every dealer has a story though, and some, like Emily DeLaine, certainly stand out.
In this interview, we learn about how Emily has quickly risen to prominence as a dealer at the World Series of Poker, what it takes to achieve success as a dealer, and what keeps her going in what can definitely be an exciting but also demanding and sometimes unrewarding profession.
Change is a-Coming to the World Series of Poker
For all it’s pageantry and fanfare, the World Series of Poker seems to have perhaps grown too big for its britches. After 15 years headquartered in the Rio, it seems the time has come for the greatest tournament festival in all of poker to turn over a new leaf and begin a new chapter at a new location.