December 2005

Island Happenings

Disciplined and Dispassionate. That is what I saw. And it was chilling. Yup. The internet kids have arrived and the first wave is hitting the offshore casinos. Aruba. Stop one. Legal betting age 18. By the way, how pure is that? 18! I love that. Ultimate Bet hosted another poker tourney in the sun and [...]

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How To Beat Me At Poker

Pocket Queens and sandy beaches. Playing a poker tournament in Aruba is a complete freeroll. If you do well in the tournament, you win lots of money. If you don’t…well, you are in one of the most beautiful places on earth and does it really matter that you got knocked out? It was with this [...]

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Poker In Europe: Part 3

Espana!! I have always wanted to go to Spain. I have heard for years that the women in Spain were amongst the most beautiful in the world. Being the curious creature that I am, I had to see for myself. After London it was either Athens, Rome, or Barcelona. It was tough but in the [...]

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2 Tournaments

Ever since I won my bracelet the offers have been flooding in. Everybody wants to fly me places, and pay for my buy ins. I remember when Phil had to scrounge around trying to get me a discount on my entry fees. Now there are so many tournament and website deals, it’s hard to figure [...]

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The Thinking Man’s Game

“To Be or NOT to Be That is the question.” — William Shakespeare A) Be recognized and respected by your friends, and peers. B) Be the champion of a World Poker Tour event. If you had to choose one without the other, which choice would you make? No one is looking over your shoulder and [...]

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Online Report

The PocketFives.com player rankings are compiled based on a number of criteria, the most important of which being that the top ranked players must be consistently playing and succeeding in the biggest online tournaments. Top players’ opinions are regularly sought on who the best players are, but the main source of information is the rigorous [...]

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The Nuts: Part 4

The plane ride back to Kansas City passed in a cloudy haze, although I was glad Vegas was fading away. A flabby blonde sitting in the middle seat left me crushed against the hull of Southwest 646. Her fat arms flailed as she recounted every sordid detail of her escapades on the craps tables at [...]

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