Poker

Poker Tournament Selection

September 20, 2013
Poker

Unlike in cash games, when you play in a poker tournament you have no say to the table you will be playing at (unless you are playing in a single-table tournament like a sit and go.) As players register for tournaments they are randomly assigned table draws, and sometimes those draws can be favorable, seating […]

2010 World Blogger Championship of Online Poker

January 9, 2010
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I have registered to play in the PokerStars World Blogger Championship of Online Poker! The WBCOOP is a free online Poker tournament open to all Bloggers, so register on WBCOOP to play. Registration code: 270070 I had a real nice run in this poker tournament last year (actually it was in December 2008) and am […]

Minnesota Tries To Ban Online Gambling

May 9, 2009

It’s hard to imagine anything dumber than Minnesota ordering ISPs to blacklist gambling sites. Check out the fax the state sent to as variety of ISPs. Reading this over brings up a number of questions: 1) Did they include all ISPs? 2) Did they include all gambling sites? They sent the notice to what appears […]

Sunday Million Results

December 28, 2008

The good news is that I took one of the tickets I won in the Blogger Tourney to today’s Sunday Million where I finished in 166th place out of 16,260 players. A score good for $3,577.20 – my second biggest win ever. The bad news is that this is how I got knocked out: PokerStars […]

Winning Poker Tournaments Never Gets Old

December 16, 2008

So the Blogger Poker Tournament that I mentioned previously actually was made up of 7 events – 6 prelims with the top 72 people all advancing to the finals this Sunday. Tonight was the second preliminary, and I’ll be damned if I didn’t just win the thing. And by winning I don’t mean finishing in […]

Blogger Poker Tournament

December 5, 2008

I have registered to play in the PokerStars World Blogger Championship of Online Poker! All bloggers can play in this exclusive online poker tournament. Registration code: 901558 I’ve played in one of these before but didn’t cash. Pokerstars is offering a very nice selection of prizes given that this is a free tournament. Last year […]

2008 WSOP Trip Report

June 24, 2008

For the second year in a row I arrived in Las vegas expecting to play in a WSOP event but failed to do so.  Last year I didn’t play in my planned event because the place was such a zoo, but Harrah’s made a lot of improvements this year so that wasn’t at all the […]