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.
PokerStars gave away 320 free entries to the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) over the course of the previous year via Platinum Passes that after accomodations and spending money were valued at $30,000.
It was during day 2 of the history-in-making $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship when a Vietnamese lady by the name of Thi Xua Nguyen stunned everybody by making this incredible laydown versus Athanasios Polychronopoulos, a Greek-American professional poker player with two WSOP bracelets.
Short Deck Hold’em, AKA 6+ Hold’em, is one of the hottest poker variants being played today, and courtesy of these highlights from the HKD 500k ($64k USD) buy-in Short Deck Event at the Triton Poker SHR Jeju 2018 series, you can learn from one of poker’s all-time masters, Phil Ivey.
OP-Poker, a team of Twitch streamers and official ambassadors of PokerStars’ Power Up, was recently invited to have a look at PokerStars’ brand new upcoming Virtual Reality Product PokerStars VR held at EGX conference at Birmingham.
Unibet has announced that the Poker Princess, Molly Bloom, who’s “Hollywood high stakes poker game was the subject of the Oscar-nominated and critically acclaimed film Molly’s Game“ will be their special guest!
This story still has the poker community talking. Real life poker couple Kristen Bicknell (who is signed by partypoker) and Alex Foxen made the final table of a tournament at The Venetian in Las Vegas last month. Their alleged soft-play and collusion has the poker community riled up with the likes of Doug Polk and Justin Bonomo still talking about it long after play finished up.
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.