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It’s Official: D’Amato Named as PPA Chairman
One of the worst kept secrets in recent poker memory became official on Sunday with the naming of former Senator Alfonse D’Amato (R-NY) as the Chairman of the Board for the Poker Players Alliance. D’Amato assumes the position formerly held…
Online Poker Weekend: $100K Added Marks Sunday Million Anniversary Warmup
Poker Stars began its celebration of the anniversary of the Stars Sunday Million by dropping a little extra something into the night’s prize pool. Or a hundred thousand extra somethings — dollars, to be more precise…..
Poker Room Review: Sunset Station, Henderson, NV.

Sunset Station is another of the ‘Station’ casinos that includes: Green Valley Ranch, Red Rock, Boulder Station, Texas Station, a couple of Fiestas and several others. This means that Sunset Station participates in the all property bad beat jackpot…
Fun Home Poker Game Rules: 7-card Draw Roll Your Own
My friend and I were in the office late, having each had a lot of paper work to get caught up on. We were in the mood for some diversion. I asked him if he wanted to play some poker. He heartily agreed.
Inside The Poker Tour – 70 – Tight Is Right?
What an idea! Tight aggressive is what you see recommended over and over in literature on how to play poker, but that is truly meaningless and hard to pin down when you examine real examples. What exactly does ‘tight-aggressive’ mean?…

Poker And Rock & Roll Coming To Television’s VH1 Classic
The VH1 Classic Rock And Roll Celebrity Poker Tournament will air on the cable station VH1 Classic at 10PM (Eastern Time) on March 14th, bringing not only the skill and challenges of the game of poker…
L.A. Poker Classic Final Table Recap: Amateur Wins $2.4 Million
A South African native playing in his first ever live tournament came from behind to beat one of the toughest pros in the world and win $2.4 million at the L.A. Poker Classic. Eric Hershler, a lawyer who currently resides in Los Angeles….
The Poker Shrink, Vol 30 – There is Psychology and then there is Psychology
Sometimes its better to make your point very quietly and other times you will be a lot more successful making a whole lot of noise. Last weekend I got a very interesting lesson in psychology at the poker table…
The 2007 World Series of Poker – 90 Days and Counting
It seems like only yesterday Jamie Gold was marching his monster chip stack to the championship at the World Series of Poker; Chip Reese was taking down the first ever $50K WSOP HORSE event and Mike Sexton captured….
L.A. Poker Classic – Day 5 Recap: The Final Six
After five grueling days of poker at the Commerce Casino, six players remain in the hunt for $2.4 million at the L.A. Poker Classic. JC Tran lost a tremendous margin in chips, yet managed to end Day 5 as the chipleader