Poker media junkies rejoice – we’ve compiled even more of the best profiles and interviews from the floor of the Rio at the World Series of Poker. So, if you are a consumer of information and a waster of time (in the best sense possible) here are a few articles and interviews we think you’ll find something worthwhile in.
For a poker pro of ElkY’s status it must have been incredibly frustrating to have been stuck outside of the WSOP while waiting for a new passport after getting his nabbed in Canada. So much so that it might make you want to jump off a tall building. [Card Player & Cardschat]
With his name spelled correctly in the article, the self-proclaimed best in the world Ryan Riess talks about going from the guy wanting the autograph, to being the guy who is asked to give it. Check out more about the 2013 WSOP Champs star making turn. [Pokerlistings]
Mad Marvin was tired of looking chunky so he’s dropped a few lbs/kgs to get in better shape at the same time Rettenmaier addresses the issue of giving and taking action the big problem that’s out there where players are not paying each other back. [Calvin Ayre]
Matt Salsberg's quick wit is getting back into show business with his new show that’s in development for Amazon. The “Weeds” mastermind is working on “Whales” and it’s supposed to be a realistic, but humorous, look at the life of a professional poker player. [Pokerlistings]
One of our favorites, Jennifer Tilly, has been extremely candid in her interviews this summer at the Rio. We know this from our own two part audio interview with her. But here she talks extensively about her poker game, her friendship with Simpson’s creator Sam Simon and hr role in the women’s poker scene. [Card Player & Pokerlistings]
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