A video interview with poker legend Eli Elezra to mark the debut of the English-language version of his autobiography, entitled: Pulling The Trigger.
We discuss Eli’s early life in Israel, service in the IDF, time working in the Alaska fishing industry, the golden days of Bobby’s Room, life in Vegas, and, of course, the book itself.
Buy Eli’s book, Pulling the Trigger, on Amazon.
Looking for some bright ideas as to what to treat yourself to this holiday season? Are you searching for the perfect gift to get your significant other or a friend who absolutely loves poker?
We’ve compiled a list of great poker-themed holiday gift suggestions that we’re sure will bring you and your loved ones some joy and good cheer to mark the end of 2018.
For the first time ever, there’s a grassroots push to officially lobby Israel’s government to legalize poker. With the game enjoying record levels of popularity countrywide, Israel Poker Academy co-founder Stas Tishkevich is leading the charge to advocate for poker’s legalization in Israel.
Enjoying support from poker luminaries like Eli Elezra, funds are currently being raised via the I LOVE POKER – ISRAEL campaign that will be used towards lobbying the Knesset and Israeli government officials to legally allow Israelis to play poker without having to fly abroad.
Everyone has those poker nights they’ll never forget. A room full of low-stakes Israeli poker players was recently treated to such an unforgettable experience, as legendary poker player Eli Elezra joined them at a local charity poker home game event.
This is the story of how Eli, despite the immense wealth and fame he’s accumulated, hasn’t forgotten his roots and has earned the title of Israel’s national poker hero.
Eli Elezra, a worldwide fan favorite among poker lovers, has finally released his long-awaited biography. He returned home to his native Israel for a book signing and launch party that we were invited to attend.
Check out what went down, read Eli’s remarks to his hometown crowd, find out what the book’s about and watch our exclusive highlight video.
The Middle East often makes headlines as a hotbed of global activity. It also happens to be a region from which many exceptionally successful poker players trace their roots – some were even born there. Here then is our list of the top 10 poker players with Middle Eastern roots. Some of the names and faces are probably familiar to you while others may surprise you.