Erik Seidel Faces the Dilemma of Poker

Trying to make the case for winning poker games and tournaments Erik Seidel has been fairly successful season but the challenge is whether he can keep up the winning streak. There are plenty of commentators that are waiting for the streak to end so that they can write the customary negative articles on queue. It […]

Daniel Negreanu back on Top

When Phil Ivey overtook Daniel Negreanu as the all-time live poker tournament money winner, I figured it was a mere formality that Ivey would remain here for centuries to come. After all, people make it sound like a foregone conclusion that Ivey will eventually overtake Phil Hellmuth as the all-time bracelet winner in addition to […]

2010 WSOP Hall of Fame Nominees

Players in the running for the 2010 WSOP Hall of Fame include some very well known names. The lucky nominees are Phill Ivey, Barry Greenstein, Erik Seidel, Daniel Negreanu, Chris Ferguson, Dan Harrington, Jennifer Harman- Traniello, Scotty Nguyen, Linda Johnson, and Tom McEvoy. The list was formed by fan votes from July 1st to August […]

Daniel Negreanu goes off on Annie Duke

It’s no secret among poker insiders that Annie Duke isn’t exactly one of the most liked players (or rather personalities since she doesn’t do much playing anymore). Duke has always been known as somewhat cold, and her boasting of being the world’s best female poker player (even though she isn’t really) hasn’t sat well with […]

Phil Hellmuth – The Leading Man in Music Videos

There are a lot of people who think the last few years have been slow for Phil Hellmuth because his whiney and childlike behavior has been turned up recently. Even still, Phil Hellmuth is known in the world of poker for being the all-time leader in WSOP bracelets won, which is a pretty hefty title […]

Daniel Negreanu whining about Sunglasses

Daniel Negreanu has always been one of the well-liked poker players on the pro circuit. He always makes friends even when he’s taking players’ money with a smile. But lately, the second best live poker tournament player in history ($12.8 million) has run into some trouble. First, he has been getting blown out of the […]

Variance….Not Luck

There are lots of people who complain about how their luck is really bad in poker.  They bitch about how they are always the victim of bad beats and they also complain that nothing ever goes their way.  But there has to be something more to the equation for why certain players always seem to […]