Mar 31, 2015 |

How Much of Poker is Luck?

The luck factor–how much luck is in poker? Depends on the sample size. In one hand it’s huge, but over a million hands it has a tiny effect on your win rate. It also depends on the game, your style, your skill advantage and a host of other things. If someone quotes a percentage, like, […]

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Feb 20, 2015 |

Downswings: What To Do When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

Jeff Gross believes it’s important for pros and amateurs alike to figure out how to understand what to do when the cards turn against you. Poker is a game of waves or having a flow, if you will. There are times when it feels like you can’t lose a hand if you tried and times when you feel […]

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Feb 16, 2015 |

IDLE HANDS: When Discretion Is The Better Part of Valor

Each month Dan O’Brien takes an in-depth look at one hand from a major tournament and breaks it down street by street. This month he’s keyed in on one hand from the 2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Super High Roller between Steve O’Dwyer and Bryn Kenney. The first $100K Super High Roller of the year kicks […]

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Feb 5, 2015 |

Heartbreak & Healing on the Circuit

Kat Bowen met her husband Joe at a poker table – but when she finally found the winner’s circle, she lost what she treasured most. Katherine Bowen, or Kat as her friends call her, has been playing tournament poker for a few years. Her quiet disposition disarms grinders decades younger than her. She’s totaled just under $180,000 in […]

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Jan 14, 2015 |

BLUFF Going All Digital – New Direction, More Content

Poker players and fans have always been an ahead-of-the-curve, tech-savvy group. As an industry, we consume content digitally more and more. We’ve witnessed this first-hand at BLUFF. With more eyeballs shifting to online media, BLUFF is transitioning to a wholly digital product beginning in February. While the print magazine is coming to an end, BLUFF […]

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Feb 10, 2012 |

Bluff Media Acquired by Churchill Downs Incorporated

Churchill Downs Incorporated is the new owner of Bluff Media The assets of Bluff Media, the parent company to BLUFF Magazine and FIGHT! Magazine, have been acquired by Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) the two companies announced on Friday. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. “Churchill Downs has a long tradition of excellence and has […]

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