Poker News :Viktor ‘Isuldur1’ Blom win PCA High Roller event for 25M

The 1st High buy-in event of 2012, Pokerstars’ PCA ends with Viktor Blom besting a tough field to win the 0,000.00 Super High Roller event for ,250,000.00. The stacked final table included former EPT winner Mike McDonald, 2010 PCA Main Event champ Galen Hall, WSOP main Continue reading this post »

Poker Guide :This Should Make it All Clear

the Department of Justice indictments against principals of the big three online poker sites and their payment processors and we’re all pretty familiar with most of the relevant facts. So along comes onlinepoker.org to create a handy graphic that will show you everything you need to know about Black Friday and its aftermath: Continue reading this post »

Poker News :Keep Flopping Aces Finds New Home

You can find our weekly poker talk show “Keep Flopping Aces” there live every Thursday at 6PM Pacific/9PM Eastern.  We are usually interviewing someone in the poker world about the latest news and gossip or waxing rhapsodic about the glorious future when online poker returns and the poker boom starts anew. Continue reading this post »

Poker News and Guide :The Dodgers Year Almost at an End

The Dodgers took an early 3-0 lead thanks to a run-scoring double by Xavier Paul and a two-run home run by the newly clean-shaven Andre Ethier. They picked up two more in the third thanks to dueling singles by the two Blakes (Casey and DeWitt), giving them a comfortable 5-1 lead against Giants ace Tim Lincecum. Continue reading this post »

Poker News and Guider :Washington Takes on the Issue of Legalizing Online Poker – Again

about the difficulty in enforcing the current UIGEA limitations on online poker, or those who have a more libertarian view opposing what they view as governmental interference with private citizens.  Frank’s Bill has gained the support of the Chamber of Commerce, which issued a letter today endorsing the Bill. Continue reading this post »

Poker News :Inspiration from the Rail

Donnie played off and on, but about five years ago, he became caught up in the poker excitement like so many others in the wake of Chris Moneymaker’s astonishing win in the 2003 World Series of Poker. He started playing online and in casinos near his home in Jacksonville, Florida. Continue reading this post »

Poker Guide and News :Getting ready for the WSOP Final Table — The November Nine

He had just 15 big blinds on Day 6, finished 69 out of 78, was all in on Day 7 after losing half his starting stack, then went on a tear.  His stack ballooned to fourth place, before being ground down during the long Day 8. Continue reading this post »

Poker News :California Proposition 19 — Is the State Going to Pot?

but proponents will surely try again.  Perhaps a rewrite that better establishes regulatory policies would overcome some of the more mainstream opposition.  But it is surprising that a State that looks to be sending one of the most Liberal Senators back to Washington is too conservative to support legalizing marijuana. Continue reading this post »

Poker News and Guide :Vote Tomorrow!!!

In 2006, it was the Republican president and representatives who heard the deafening “NO!” from the voters. It’s time again for the disgruntled and disillusioned to have their say, and pollsters and prognosticators are predicting a landslide victory for Republican candidates in the house with strong gains in the Senate and the State houses. Continue reading this post »

Poker Guide :Republican Party Moving Toward Greater Diversity

Yesterday’s landslide victory for Republicans may be the big story, but lost in that headline is the fact that the Republicans elected a number of candidates outside the usual white, male stereotype. With the election of Marco Rubio, Susanna Martinez, Brian Sandoval, Nikki Haley, Mary Fallin, Kelly Ayotte, Tim Scott and Allen West, the Republican Party is starting a move towards looking more like America. Continue reading this post »