Gardena, California used to be THE poker Mecca. Max Votolato researched the area’s history over 10 years, ending up compiling a great novel entitled Gardena Poker Clubs: A High-Stakes History.
In this review, Shannon Mack touches upon some of the book’s high points and interesting characters. After picking up a copy, you won’t want to put it down!
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.
The highly anticipated book, The Pursuit of Poker Success: Learn from 50 of the World’s Best Poker Players, will soon be released, much to the enjoyment of the poker world.
We spoke with the book’s author, Lance Bradley, to find out more about how the project came together, the challenges he faced in balancing such a hefty project with his full-time work responsibilities, and what the overall book writing experience was like.
Written by legendary casino cheat Richard Marcus back in 2006, Dirty Poker remains a fascinating read. Though some parts have become somewhat dated, due to technological advancements in enhancing poker security, this book is highly intriguing.
Of specific interest to poker fans, Marcus reveals common cheating methods used online (relatively dated), in live poker rooms (slightly dated) and in home games (still VERY relevant). Certainly worth the time it takes to read this book.
If you were among the legions of people who watched Qui Nguyen win the 2016 WSOP Main Event, you might’ve thought you were witnessing a “madman.” Yet, there was obviously a method to that “madness.” Along with AdvancedPokerTraining.com’s Steve Blay, Qui has written a book that provides in-depth explanations and analyses of his play at the Final Table.
That, along with Qui’s amazing personal story, makes From Vietnam to Vegas not just a page-turner, but simply just a fascinating and fantastic read! Enjoy our review.
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 2017.