May 2013

To Call or Not to Call

Go With Your Gut I am standing up. “You have quads don’t you?” I ask in disbelief. It is a rhetorical question. Of course he has quads. I know it with every fiber of my being. The way he was betting it crossed my mind that he had a six. But when the third six [...]

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Donking off Penny Lane, Eagle Poker and Life in the Fast Lane

“Almost Famous” has been in heavy rotation on cable TV and it’s one of the few films that I drop everything I’m doing just to watch it. If you have never seen “Almost Famous,” it is Cameron Crowe’s semi-autobiographical story about his experiences in the early 1970s as a budding music journalist who lied about [...]

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Headlines : May 2013

Greg Raymer Arrested in Prostitution Sting NORTH CAROLINA — Greg Raymer was arrested in North Carolina in March in connection with a prostitution sting. Raymer, 48, responded to an online advertisement posted by undercover police officers on a website often used by prostitutes. He was arrested in a sting that was part of a wider [...]

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May 2013 Player of the Year Rankings

The 2013 BLUFF Player of the Year race is just now heating up for real. After Paul Volpe put together back-to-back World Poker Tour final tables to soar to the top spot, other players have stepped up to form a fairly hungry chase group. Mike Watson, known for strong performances in high roller events, has grouped together [...]

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By the Numbers – Phil Galfond

The poker world is full of facts, figures, stats and records. With so many numbers being crunched day in and day out, sometimes it is tough to see what they all add up to. That is why BLUFF brings you some of the more interesting numbers related to the big tournaments, big stories and big [...]

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The Pro’s Pro: David Tuthill

David Tuthill just came off the biggest month of his young poker career, he got his first major win at the WSOPC Caesars Palace Main Event in Las Vegas and then final tabled the LAPC Main Event. After an eight-month gap with no results, Tuthill pocketed more than $350,000 while on a short break from [...]

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The Fight … Bad Actors Take Center Stage

Now that New Jersey has stepped forward … sites are going to have to explain themselves The claws are out now that Internet gaming is coming to New Jersey. After Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation into law in late February that made New Jersey the third state in the nation to authorize online gambling, [...]

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