Clonie Gowen, Andy Bloch, Perry Friedman, Phil Gordon, and, of course, Chris Ferguson and Howard Lederer. Once upon a time, those faces were synonymous with poker… the old Full Tilt Poker, that is. If you’ve ever caught yourself wondering what they’re up to these days, ths is an article you’ll want to read.
While poker and blackjack couldn’t be more different on some levels, there are certainly skills that are common to both games. This article examines seven skills honed while playing blackjack that you could put to use when playing against other players at the poker felt.
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.
Poker and blackjack are both played in casinos all over the word and have plenty in common. When it comes to professional poker players and professional blackjack players, however, we’re talking about two very different kinds of people. Colin Jones, a professional blackjack player, gives us the rundown of the main differences between the two. We also hear a bit from Andy Bloch, a former pro blackjack player and now a poker pro. Read on for more details.