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2006 WSOP Chamption Jamie Gold Sued
Aug 26, 2006
All that glitters isn’t always gold, and some of the shine might be coming off of Jamie Gold’s 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event bracelet. Gold has been sued by a....
Sabina Gadecki - The New WPT Hostess
Aug 26, 2006
Sabina Gadecki is a 22-year-old student in International Business and Communications at Fordham University in New York. She previously studied theatre at Holyoke....
Storming Rebuy Tournaments
Aug 22, 2006
Writing recent articles about rebuy tournaments and the bankroll and attitude to take to those MTTs has reminded me of a certain low risk way to win in these tournaments...
Rebuy Strategy Attitudes Part 1
Aug 22, 2006
A recent thread in the BBP Forum discussed rebuy tournaments. I had recently completed a two-part July 21 series on rebuy tournaments Part One and Part Two...
Rebuy Strategy Attitudes Part 2
Aug 22, 2006
This is a backwards approach to the strategy of R&A MTTs. The only time I do not recommend taking the add-on at the break is if the add-on will not give you a stack that..
Party Poker 5 Billionth Hand Promotion
Aug 19, 2006

The promotions at Party Poker just keep coming. The currently running Summer Sizzler (rewards players for regular play in the month of August) and Monster $20....

Choosing the right poker screen name
Aug 19, 2006
I always get a kick out of observing the screen names players use at the various poker sites. Some are clever, some are suggestive, and some are downright hilarious...
Playing the Final Table
Aug 19, 2006
I recently took down a large tournament win in a $50 buy in multi table tournament (MTT). I wanted to share one player’s perspective on the endgame in that event, the...
Playing the Final Table - The Endgame
Aug 19, 2006
The stacks are now 201-56-23. With an M of 2.2, I’m in trouble. I’m happy about my $900 win, but that’s zero now. I want the extra $500 or $1400 that first or second..
Phil Hellmuth Wins Tenth WSOP Bracelet
Aug 15, 2006
Phil Hellmuth tied fellow poker legends Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan with ten World Series of Poker bracelets, signifying a win in one of the many events that are held...
Building a Bankroll with Satellite Tournaments
Aug 15, 2006
Satellite tournaments are a great way to enter large tournaments when the buy-in is beyond your normal bankroll limitations; but did you know that satellite ......
Jamie Gold wins 2006 WSOP Main Event
Aug 11, 2006
Gold is no stranger to big time tournaments, although he has never made a final table at any World Series of Poker event. He has fifteen cashes in other major poker....
2006 World Series of Poker Final Table I
Aug 11, 2006
This is the dream of countless poker players. Everyone who’s ever deposited on Party Poker and played .50/1 or a freeroll has thought about the possibilities. Watching the..
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 7ii
Aug 10, 2006
After a dinner break, the play gets tight. With literally millions on the line with every bustout, the players are right to be so tight. The next three finishers all receive....
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 7
Aug 10, 2006
The survivors of this day’s poker are the next stars of the game. Of the twenty-seven players remaining at the starting time of noon, 18 will be sent home. None of the...
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 6
Aug 09, 2006
The final table is fast approaching. The Day 6 action will reduce the field from 45 to 27. The first nine players exiting on Day 6 will receive $247,399, and the second...
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 4-5
Aug 09, 2006
We pick up the action in the Amazon Room at the Rio Hotel and Casino. It is the beginning of Day 4, and the 481 remaining players take their seats at noon. The field has...
The Poker Players’ Alliance is Fighting for You
Aug 08, 2006
The regulatory environment for poker players in the United States is murky at best. Many poker players never know what is legal. Of course, casino-run games are legal, but..
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 2-3
Aug 07, 2006
They came. They saw. They busted out. Of the record 8773 participants in this year’s Main Event of the World Series of Poker, 5400 had been eliminated in the four....
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 1
Aug 07, 2006
On July 28, the 37th World Championship was begun at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The Main Event of the World Series of Poker is the single largest poker....
Multi Table Tournaments: Analyzing Payouts
Aug 05, 2006
The steep payout structures of online MTTs affect the ideal strategy dramatically. A steep payout means the prizes increase rapidly as you get closer to first. The...
Multi Table Tournaments: Bubble Play
Aug 05, 2006
Let me give you a recent personal example. I was playing in the Poker Stars $55,000 Guaranteed, a $10+1 rebuy tournament that starts at 2215 US Eastern Time daily. I...
Single or Multi Table Tournaments?
Aug 05, 2006
The correct answer to the “SNG or MTT” question depends on the player. There are several questions you should ask yourself if you prefer tournaments to cash games. The...
Party Poker Announces $20 Million in Freerolls
Aug 01, 2006
The largest poker site has announced the largest series of freerolls ever - the “Monster”. Between now and June 2007, players will participate in multiple daily qualifiers...
Are You the Next Chris Moneymaker?
Aug 01, 2006
In spring of 2003, a virtually unknown player called “Money800” on Poker Stars invested $40 in a World Series of Poker satellite. He won a trip to Las Vegas and an entry
Don’t Tap the Glass
Aug 01, 2006
Have you ever visited an aquarium or a zoo, and noticed the signs that ask you not to knock on the glass? This is to avoid disturbing the animals within. Poker sites should...


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