Pretty much every single poker fan has watched the World Series of Poker on TV. When you’ve been doing so for over a third of your life, but haven’t yet experienced it in person, you get serious FOMO.
My maiden trip out to the WSOP was full of incredible experiences, some of which I’ve documented in this blog post about what it’s like to walk around the Rio, and through it’s famed hallways.
I hope you enjoy.
Ever wonder what it would be like to play in a huge poker cash game with the pros on TV? I was lucky enough to be invited to experience exactly that, when I took part in the biggest game of my life at the Maryland Live! tapings of Poker Night in America. I’m a poker fanatic and the experience was like a dream for me. Read on to hear all about what it was like.
Think this one’s a chin scratcher? Certainly! We had a tough time picking just 10 poker people for inclusion on our list of the 10 best beards in poker. A close shave indeed, we finally made our picks. Have a look and see if you agree. Be sure to comment and let us know if you think your favorite beard in poker was left off the list.
The poker world has been buzzing about the “politics in poker issue” for the better part of two weeks since Daniel Colman and Olivier Busquet donned “Free Palestine” and “Save Gaza” T-shirts. In this video, I give a timeline of events and mention the main people who’ve been vocal on the issue. I also respond to Nolan Dalla’s video and give my final thoughts, crystallizing my feelings on the place of politics in poker. Enjoy.
With much thanks to World Series of Poker Media Director Nolan Dalla for his reply to my “There’s No Room for Politics in Poker” op-ed piece, here’s is my response.
Poker’s “Next Big Thing” is about to debut on TV. I’m talking about Poker Night in America. After you start watching this show, you’ll be talking about it too. It’s all prepped and reared to bring the fun back to poker and bring poker fans back to their televisions to watch. With a cast of poker characters that’s simply too awesome to turn away from, Poker Night in America is a winner. Here’s my analysis of why this show is practically guaranteed to be a HUGE hit.