One of the best parts, from a poker media junkie point of view, about the World Series of Poker is that all the biggest names in the game are under one roof and most are willing to take a little time to answer some questions for the fans.
Over the course of the first part of the 2014 WSOP there have been some great profiles of poker pros – some you know and other who are new to the scene. So, we’ve decided to compile a list here (as everyone love a good list) of some longer articles and interviews you should check out before you actually decided to do any work today.
Our vote to play Melisandre the Priestess in Game of Thrones actually has a background in acting it turns out and Lee Davy sits down to explore how Melanie has diversified out of poker and into her other passions. [Calvin Ayre]
You know the Bear, you love the Bear. Now check out the story of his very first World Series of Poker Main Event – back in the days when a min-cash was winning less money than the original $10K buy-in. Good stuff from PokerNews’ Jonathan Zaun. [PokerNews]
Calvin Anderson may not be the most well known of the pros playing in the biggest tournaments of the summer, but the 2014 SCOOP Player of the Series is certainly among the most well-respected. An online mixed-game player, Anderson looks to make some money for those smart enough to have picked him up in their fantasy drafts. [Card Player]
One of the best tournament players in the world, Scott Seiver is not only planning on playing the massive One Drop $1M buy-in tournament but he plans on winning…and in the process giving back to those in need. [CalvinAyre]
The World Poker Tour superstar is still looking to make a splash at the WSOP. The 28-year old New York native, Mukul Pahuja talks about taking a big risk in investing in his future as a poker player. [Pokerlisting]
Everyone has been talking about the possibility of a Mike “The Mouth” Matusow biopic. No doubt a little of what happened in his very first World Series of Poker would be a great scene in that flick. Read about how “The Mouth” almost nabbed a bracelet from right out of the gate. [PokerNews]
Did we miss one? If so let us know and we’ll add it for the readers. Enjoy!