The WSOP has released it’s list of 10 finalist nominees for the 2017 class of the Poker Hall of Fame. While all of them are deserving of induction, the only lock is Phil Ivey. As for the others, it’s anyone’s guess.
This op-ed analyzes the list of the nine other nominees and picks apart which of them are most likely to get nominated. Dave DevilFish Ulliot is perhaps the most deserving player, but he might get “snubbed” by a deserving nominee from the builder category, like Mori Eskandani.
The Raiders have moved to Las Vegas. The city will also debut a new NHL franchise, the Golden Knights. In light of these developments, and with poker players loving sports betting so much, Chad Holloway hopes that betting on sports will soon become legal throughout the United States.
The world’s #1 poker player, Phil Ivey, has been in the news a lot lately. Yet, there’s still a certain privacy he prefers to keep. Undeterred, Cardplayer Lifestyle has spent many hours researching to successfully unearth 17 facts about Phil Ivey that had, until now, remained hidden from the public view. We dug deep to get all the dirt on Phil that you’ve always wanted to read. Go ahead and open Pandora’s Box…
Many poker fans have probably dreamed about the chance to meet Phil Ivey, the world’s #1 poker player, and thought about what they would ask him if given the opportunity. Over the past few weeks, I’ve essentially lived that dream as I was granted the privilege of interviewing Phil for this poker blog. In this behind-the-scenes blog post, I’ll take you through the entire experience, from the outset until the interview’s publication, and share my thoughts and feelings along the way.
Phil Ivey interviews, like diamonds, are rare. The world’s #1 poker player’s time is ever so precious, so when he grants some of it to the poker media in order to give poker fans a peek at his life, it’s must-see material. Phil was gracious enough to provide full, interesting answers to all the questions we presented him with and for that we are very grateful. If there’s any poker article or poker interview that you’ll want to read and share this year, this is the one. Enjoy!
Phil Ivey has once again proven (as if he needs to?) that he’s the top poker player in the world. He just notched his 9th bracelet win in Event #3 at the WSOP Asia Pacific, the $2,200 buy-in 8-Game Mix. He becomes the first player ever to win bracelets on both U.S. and Australian soil. Read more about the thrilling details of his impressive victory.