With legions of poker players complaining about how cold it is at this year’s World Series of Poker, we at Cardplayer Lifestyle decided that it was time to investigate. We found that, indeed, this year’s installment of the WSOP is the coldest poker tournament on record! Our investigative reporting managed to get to the root of the problem as we found the official WSOP air conditioning technician. Read on to see our exclusive video interview with him and his recommended solution to fix the problem.
Exceptionally rare is the poker player who can say that he’s won multiple WSOP bracelets in the same calendar year. Rarer still is the poker player who can say he’s done so twice. Tom Schneider has just admitted himself to that exclusive club, winning 2 WSOP bracelets just a week apart, after having accomplished the same feat back in 2007. Read more about Schneider’s historic victory.
In this guest poker blog post from Marcus Harmon, editor of sunshine-poker.com, the author asks if perhaps the WSOP is now giving out too many bracelets and if they’re losing their value as a result. His opinion may surprise you.
Even in this modern day and age of poker, no matter how wealthy or well known the game’s professional players are, a World Series of Poker bracelet is still considered poker’s Holy Grail. So much so, in fact, that they’ll travel to the ends of the Earth to try and win one. Indeed, that’s exactly what the world’s best poker players have done, making the trek all the way to Australia for the beginning of the first ever World Series of Poker Asia Pacific (WSOP APAC). Coverage of 5 Bracelet Events Over 11 Days As Cardplayer Lifestyle initially reported close to a year ago, the WSOP APAC is the first time that the coveted bracelets will be awarded in the Southern Hemisphere. No fewer than 5 bracelet events will be taking place over the 11-day series, which ends on April 15th. Other non-bracelet events on the calendar include a unique…
Here’s Cardplayer Lifestyle’s op-ed piece regarding the whole mess surrounding men playing in the WSOP Ladies Event (now it’ll cost them $10K to do so, versus “just” $1K for women). Fact is, the WSOP should be about poker; that’s it.
The World Series of Poker has announced that they’re looking to hire a number of dealers to work the tables at next summer’s bracelet events. Cardplayer Lifestyle gives you the scoop on the requirements, training required, and more.