Although the announcement came on April Fools Day, we are pretty sure this is legit—Short-Stacked Shamus from Hard Boiled Poker is releasing a new book.
The book called Poker & Pop Culture: Telling the Story of America’s Favorite Card Game is slated to arrive in 2019 and will “highlight poker being frequently evoked in politics, business, economics, warfare and diplomacy, business, economics, sports, and other “non-poker” contexts, with all of those references furthering the argument for poker’s importance to U.S. history and culture.”
Some exciting news: my new book is now official! Spoiler alert: the champion is “@Erik_Seidel”:https://twitter.com/Erik_Seideland he’s *the* absolut https://t.co/DvB9Ufmv6a— Maria Konnikova (@mkonnikova) March 10, 2017
Just before the Easter break another rake argument broke out between Daniel Negreanu and Doug Polk. The pair can never seem to understand each other’s points and after much back forth it resulted in Negreanu finally blocking Polk on the social media platform.
A year ago Jaime weighed 305 pounds while Matt was 135 pounds —but after an amazing year of effort and determination along with a rough few last weeks of the #ultimatesweat, the brothers ended up weighing in at exactly 188.3 pounds!
Congrats to the pair! The win is totally deserved!
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.
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.