August 2013

Editor’s Letter: This November: Carlos Mortensen

Getting Carlos into the HOF is well worth doing You’ll rarely see a respected member of the poker media openly cheering for a particular player. Personally, I cheer for great stories. Give us all something amazing to write about and talk about. As the WSOP Main Event was winding down there was one storyline that [...]

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Tatjana

Hostess, Poker Player, Model, Chef. What else does Tatjana Pasalic have in store for us? Remember back to your first memory of Tatjana Pasalic. Maybe it was a video interview, or an article written for any of a dozen publications. Perhaps it was the 2012 WSOP Main Event broadcast where she wore a skintight catsuit [...]

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Becoming a Man

Poker prodigy Mike “Timex” McDonald is pushing the limits Here is a boy who became a man through the long, mathematical grind of poker, the day in and day out dedication that pushes elite players to the top. Here is a man who more than likely has already deciphered all the variables of that poker [...]

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No gold records, no gold bracelets

From Post Hardcore to Post Flop, Steve Albini is just playing to play Steve Albini has worn many hats over the years; from being called “The Godfather of Grunge” as one of the most sought-after engineers in rock music, guitarist for the highly influential post-hardcore band Shellac and now — poker player. But Albini’s 12th-place [...]

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Breaking Down the Big Show 2013

The Highlights of the 2013 WSOP The 2013 WSOP provided many memorable moments and storylines. From the Circuit grinder who stole headlines in the final weeks to the dominance of the Canucks to the Italian businessman who freerolled his way into the Main event, here BLUFF gives you all the big moments from the seven [...]

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Former WSOP Players of the Year Find Success

The WSOP Player of the Year was first awarded in 2004 to Daniel Negreanu and since then, the best player of the series has been a hotly contested title. Former winners include Allen Cunningham, Jeffrey Lisandro, Ben Lamb and Greg Merson. The 2013 WSOP saw a trio of former winners win gold again and put [...]

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Canadian Bracelet Winners

Ten of the 61 2013 WSOP gold bracelet were awarded to Canadians this year — a record high for America’s neighbor to the north. 1. Charles Sylvestre The first Canadian to touch gold was Charles Sylvestre after he won Event 3: $1,000 No Limit Hold’em. He toughed out a field of 3,164 to win $491,360. [...]

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