On this Episode of the PokerUpdate.com Weekly Burn & Turn, Robbie and Shimi discuss what types of jobs they would quit playing poker professionally for….you know….if they were ever lucky enough to play poker professionally.
Shimi also coaches up Robbie in an attempt to improve his poker game. During that segment of the show, Robbie does some really cool poker impersonations, so check 'em out.
Then, at around the 18:25 mark, faced with the clue, “This pro has had noticeable elective cosmetic surgery done within the last five years,” Shimi has the equivalent of a Matusow Blowup during Name That Pro when he loses his mind and blurts out the name of….... Well, you have to watch it for yourself.
We are going to give Shimi the benefit of the doubt here and assume he is so enchanted by her beauty that he thought God couldn’t even reach that level of perfection. You owe us one Shim
In this clip previewing a recent episode of Pokerography, on the 24/7 poker network Poker Central, poker great Erik Seidel tells how he got his start in poker and how poker legend Stu Ungar played a part in exposing him to the game.
Check it out here, and when you’re done, check out the epic music video about Seidel by SrslySirius & DRybes below.
Joe “Black” Reddick took 1st Place in Event 10 of the Borgata Winter Poker Open last month, the $1,000,000 GTD Borgata Million, for $217,792. And while his accomplishment is amazing, the story of how he learned to play poker is equally as remarkable.
According to an article today in The New York Post, Reddick cut his chops while serving 15 years in prison for dealing crack.
“I lost about $7,000 worth of Snickers bars. That’s how I learned,” Reddick told the Post.
Reddick’s goal is to become the first African American to win the World Series of Poker Main Event. Read more about his inspiring true story here.
As Dwan seems to be crawling back into the limelight hopefully there will be closure this year for Cates and everyone who placed a bet on the challenge.
I must say though, Cates always seems to comment on the matter in very polite terms — even in a recent Reddit AMA when asked about the status of the challenge Cate’s said: “Tom’s dad is sick and he is in New Jersey with him, later we will discuss how to proceed…”
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.