On this week’s episode of the Weekly Burn & Turn, Robbie and Shimi jump into the show “totally unprepared.” As you might expect, hilarity ensues as the guys discuss such topics as shot clocks in poker, poker trends that didn’t catch on and ways to make your home game more fun.
The guys also talk about one of the more interesting news stories of the week, where a deceased man’s family and friends prop him up to play poker at his own funeral and of course, they play Name That Pro where Shimi proves that he is not just a fish at poker.
Check out the clues in this week’s game, and drop a comment on YouTube letting the guys know if the game was too hard or if you too think Shimi is a fish.
Twitch is the place where the masses will gather to get answers to their questions about the 2016 World Series of Poker.
Starting Thursday at 1pm PT, people can head over to the WSOP channel on Twitch to ask questions, make suggestions, and interact with the likes of World Series of Poker Executive Director, Ty Stewart and World Series of Poker VP and Tournament Director, Jack Effel.
Feel free to stop by and weigh in on topics such as scheduling, tournament structures (that means you Alan Kessler!), food availability and whatever other issues you feel strongly about.
Hey, though we don’t recommend it, some of you may even want to stop by just to troll a little (that likely means you too Alan Kessler), but beware, as we are sure the mods will be looking to lay down the ban hammer.
Unibet have worked with creative agency FCB Inferno to release a custom deck of cards to accompany the launch of a new poker format where the Queen outranks the King.The project is intended to help draw attention to gender equality and unconscious gender bias in poker.
On March 8 (International Women’s Day) Unibet is sponsoring live events and tournaments in London, Stockholm and Malta that feature the new poker format.
All proceeds from the events will be donated to HeforShe “a solidarity campaign created by UN Women to provide a platform for a global audience to engage and become change agents for the achievement of gender equality.”
In this great interview with CardPlayer Lifestyle, Robbie Strazynski goes one-on-one with Phil Hellmuth ahead of the launch of his new autobiography “The Poker Brat”—which Hellmuth hopes will become a New York Times Bestseller—to really find out the man behind the famous name.
Thanks to pokernyhederne and some cryptic tweets from Doyle Brunson it was revealed that the two men who lost their shit in the Bellagio’s high stakes Bobby’s Room were none other than Gus Hansen and David Oppenhiem.
We are bit late to the party on this, but back in late November Fedor Holz challenged his twitter followers to read or listen to 40 new books before the end of the year. All in the name of bettering yourself. I think.
Branching out into the world of YouTube beyond his usual poker shows, Polk is now reaching for heights of internet stardom by trying to recreate the success of renowned YouTubers such as PewDiePie, Markiplier, and jacksepticeye.
The Atlantic Ballroom at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City New Jersey is the scene of the all new StarsFun Skills Zone. Those attending the new PokerStars Festival event in New Jersey can not only blow off steam while taking a break from the poker tables, but they can take the opportunity to even get in a little extra action.
By now just about everyone has seen the infamous “Check your privilege” hand from the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event (if not you can watch it below), but according to speech-play master William Kassouf, there was more to the hand between him and November Niner Griffin Benger than what was shown on ESPN.
Following Mike “The Mouth” Matusow’s interview on the PokerNews podcast where he talked about the Poker Hall of Fame nominees and why he feels he was snubbed, Daniel Negreanu took to the podcast to tackle some misconceptions that were spoken about.
Fancy flying to Las Vegas with a friend to get behind the scenes access to the WSOP Main Event all the while being treated to a VIP experience that includes a limo service and access to a pre paid credit card? Then you can thank WSOP.com and enter their free competition.