October 2012

Editor’s Letter: Process Oriented

In recent years the Poker Hall of Fame selection process has undergone an amazing transformation. Today, the entire poker community is involved in nominating players, and a select number of poker media (including myself) as well as all members of the Hall get the chance to have the final say in which two nominees get [...]

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A Look at the Title Contenders

October Nine Primer Nine players, $8.5 million, one bracelet. That’s what the 2012 WSOP Main Event has come down to. Each player this year brings a unique story to the final table but only one can emerge as the champion. BLUFF gives you the scoop on each member of the October Nine from chipleader to [...]

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Social Net Worth

#gamechanger In the six years since its creation, Twitter has become an unbelievably powerful tool that has completely changed the way we communicate around the world. News spreads almost instantaneously in 140 character bursts, and despite its space limitations it’s versatile enough to give you updates on your favorite celebrity or provide people enough networking [...]

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Kyle Julius is Fierce

Competitor. Brother. Traveler. This Illinois native has turned from the college hardwood to the felt and won millions Kyle Julius grew up in Naperville, Illinois, and the majority of his young life was committed to playing basketball. He is also a big Chicago (his current residence) sports fan. So given those two variables it is [...]

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A Clean Getaway

Minutes after winning the $10,000 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em event at the 2012 WSOP Greg Merson was doing the requisite interviews with poker media. Still in a state of shock from accomplishing one of his life goals, Merson navigated his way through the usual barrage of questions that are asked, in repetition, of every winner [...]

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Antonio feels the burn

As always, Burning Man gets another convert Last year, I went to Burning Man for the very first time. And although I went, the truth of the matter is I didn’t REALLY go. I went only for the last four days of it and I actually left and hitchhiked out of there after only two [...]

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The Fun Academy Marches On

Laak goes to Burning Man Since the WSOP this last summer, I haven’t played much poker. Maybe three or so (small) cash sessions and I think zero tournaments. It is amazing the amount of free time that seems to be lying around when you take a break from poker. I am currently in the middle [...]

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