Jun 26, 2015 |

Mike Gorodinsky Wins $50,000 Championship, Eli Elezra Wins No. 3

The Rio was stretched to its limits Thursday with five events scheduled for a final day, the $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship played down to a final 11 and two more events kicked off: the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Max and the $1,500 Dealers Choice. Mike Gorodinsky Wins $50,000 Poker Players Championship, $1,270,086 Mike Gorodinsky […]

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May 21, 2015 |

Pressing Your Action is Key When Things Are Going Well

In previous articles I have talked about keeping an even keel – how it is important when doing well to keep your head on straight and to keep your composure when things aren’t going well. Being able to simply notice this is a skill in it’s own right. I spoke about a downswing that I […]

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Mar 27, 2015 |

The Key to Any Goal Setting Exercise: A Definite Chief Aim

There is no question that goal setting and success go hand in hand. Look at leaders in their respective sport or profession and chances are they are well versed in setting tangible goals. My father taught me at a young age how valuable it was to set goals, and when I was in middle school […]

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Dec 6, 2014 |

Olivier Busquet Leads After Strong Day 1 in St. Kitts

Olivier Busquet and Dan Colman have each put together years that poker players can only really dream of. Both players final tabled the EPT Grand Final Super High Roller, where Colman won and Busquet finished eighth, and Busquet beat Colman heads-up a few months later for the EPT Barcelona Super High Roller title. Busquet had […]

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Jun 11, 2014 |

Dominik Nitsche Has a Goal of Passing Phil Hellmuth in Bracelets

Dominik Nitsche doesn’t stand out much at the poker table but he’s accomplished more at 23 years-old than some of the most famous personalities in poker. The young German cut his teeth playing online and started playing live tournaments as soon as he could in Europe. Nitsche won his third World Series of Poker bracelet on […]

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Jun 11, 2014 |

Dominik Nitsche Wins 3rd Bracelet & $335,659 in $1,000 NLHE

Event 21 $1,000 No Limit Hold’em at the 2014 World Series of Poker saw Day 3 return with 16 players return with dreams of winning a gold bracelet. The final table featured Jeff Gross, 2011 November Niner Bob Bounahra and 2014 National Champion Dominik Nitsche in the shadow of the ESPN Main Stage on the secondary […]

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Feb 15, 2014 |

Daniel Cates Wins WPT Alpha8 Johannesburg Title, $500K

For all of his successes in online poker, Daniel Cates had very few notable live results prior to his trip down to South Africa. After a dominant day of poker Saturday in Johannesburg, Cates is now the proud owner of an Alpha8 title. Cates earned $500,000 and his first major title at Alpha8 Johannesburg, defeating […]

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Nov 29, 2013 |

By The Numbers: PartyPoker Premier League VII

The number of made-for-TV poker tournaments has fallen sharply from the glory days of the poker boom. One event that has stood the test of time is the PartyPoker Premier League, which finished their seventh edition November 26th. The field consisted of twelve players including Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak, Jonathan Duhamel, Vanessa Selbst and defending […]

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