March 2013

Determining the who’s who in poker

SPOILER ALERT: You Already Know Who’s No. 1 It’s hard to imagine what the poker world would look like without the influence of Isai Scheinberg. The PokerStars founder, and until recently chief technology officer and head of poker, Isai Scheinberg, through PokerStars, has touched nearly every single piece of the foundation the poker world is [...]

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The Bluff Power 20

A list of minds that are currently powering poker Each year BLUFF polls a select group of people from across the poker industry on who they believe are the most influential people in the game today. Over the past eight years, the BLUFF Power 20 has become one of BLUFF’s most highly anticipated and hotly [...]

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The NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship

Mike Matusow takes down Phil Hellmuth for long-awaited tournament win The NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship returned to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas after a year hiatus, with 64 of the best players in the world battling it out for the title and $750,000. The eighth edition of this tournament had a field that looked [...]

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Joe Stapleton

Comedian/Commentator/Both Joe Stapleton has been working in the poker world since 2005, when poker media was still in its infancy. He’s held a slew of jobs — from floor reporter to the voice of the European Poker Tour. In that time, Stapleton has come to be regarded as one of the funniest and brightest broadcasters [...]

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Riches From Down Under

Million dollar paydays dominate 2013 Aussie Millions Late January in the poker world means one thing: the Aussie Millions. Each January the poker world’s attention is focused on Melbourne, Australia. With 26 events on the schedule, and buy-ins ranging from $550 to $250,000, 2013 was no different. The jam-packed schedule brought out grinders from North [...]

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Bluff Power 20 — Honorable2 Mentions

Well I didn’t make the Bluff Power 20 this year. Again. Allow me to echo the sentiments of disillusioned ego maniacs everywhere when I say “What the f*ck, Lance?!” Did I not break enough ground in poker commentary this year? You didn’t like my “Veghinas is about to get pounded” line from the EPT Grand [...]

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Down under!

Antonio finds a new favorite place I sit on Joe Hachem’s balcony writing this article. Lance, the editor of BLUFF Magazine, is up my ass for being way past my deadline and I cannot blame him. I am constantly behind on the due date. Why is that? I have plenty of down time on my [...]

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