WATCH: What Do PokerStars Pros Think of Shimi The Fish?

Robbie Strazynski returns this week to the Weekly Burn & Turn.

Topics discussed include Suggestions to make TV poker better, celebrity “ass kickers” and of course, a recap of Robbie’s trip to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.

As an added treat, Robbie polls PokerStars Pros including Vanessa Selbst, Liv Boeree, ElkY, Chris Moneymaker, Daniel Negreanu and others to find out their favorite host of the Weekly Burn & Turn.

You don’t want to miss this!

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WPTDS Hollywood Champion Salomon Ponte Breaks the Stereotype About Canadians

You Gotta See This!

And you thought peeing in a bottle at the poker table was bad for poker’s image? Check out this guy flush poker’s image right down the tubes (he doesn’t do CPAs any favors either).

Jeanine “daughter of Freddy not sister of Shaun” Deeb did a marvelous job trying to contain this character in the post-tournament interview after he took down the World Poker Tour Deep Stacks $1,100 Lucky Hears Poker Open Main Event.

Some quotes to look for:

“The players were so bad…I was so good”
“It was so easy”
“Clearly I won, so I am better than them”
“Toronto poker sucks”

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Qualify Online For The Borgata Winter Poker Open

The Borgata Winter Poker Open kicks off today and runs through February 5, but there is still time to qualify online! offers daily online satellites so you can win your way into the biggest events.

BorgataPoker offers ways to get into the action for as little as $5 with its satellite qualifiers which run daily 2:30PM, 5:30PM, 8:30PM and10:30PM through Friday, January 29 where 1 in 10 players win a $45 Borgata Winter Poker Open online satellite entry ticket.

There is even still time to satellite into the Borgata $2 Million Guaranteed Deep Stack event. There are two satellite tournaments remaining for this event running at 7:30ET on Tuesday and Wednesday. Starting flights for the live event run through Thursday January 21 at 7pm.

Online qualifiers for other events run through Sunday, January 31. Check the complete schedule of qualifiers for more details. And here is the schedule of events for the Borgata Winter Poker Open.

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Online Poker Player Aaron Jones Wins $5 Million Playing Fantasy Football

Online poker player and coach at LeggoPoker (now IveyPoker), Aaron “aejones” Jones scored $5 Million for winning the DraftKings Fantasy Football World Championship.

It was a close contest heading into the the 4th quarter, but Jones was the only contestant in the top three to have Pittsburgh’s Martavis Bryant on his roster, and with the star wide receiver’s catches late in the game, Jones was able to pull ahead of the competition.

The final tally of the two-round competition saw Jones amass 352.96 points, outscoring second place finisher dany1234 by just over 14 points.

Interested at taking a shot playing fantasy sports for big money? Start here by signing up to DraftKings!

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