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Cues of the Shoes

We, as a civilization, have been raised to lie with our faces. Think about it. When, as a child, you were forced to take family pictures or eat an unpleasant food, your parents would often say something like, “At least pretend you’re happy. Smile!” Faking a...

If They Weren’t Playing Poker….

For most of us out there, poker is a fun (and hopefully financially rewarding) hobby, but at the end of the day, it’s exactly that: a hobby. While everyone has dreamed about turning poker into a full-time profession, usually it is something you play when you get home...

Poker Books That Will Never Sell

I’ve been a poker player for the better part of a decade, and during my up-and-down journey I’ve read my fair share of poker strategy books. We all have. Virtually every player serious about winning has taken a peak in Doyle Brunson’s Super System books, leafed...

Top 10 Funniest Poker Commercials

Since the beginning of the poker boom, poker’s rising popularity led to an inevitable flood of TV ads across the US and the rest of the world. While you can still catch an ad or two on TV today and many more are bound to appear with the legalization of online poker in...

Top 10 Most Hated Poker Pros

10. Men Nguyen Men “The Master” Ngyuen is one of those players who has always been able to end up in some sort of controversy or shady story. Perhaps the earliest instance of his shadiness surfaced in 2008 when Justin Bonomo shared a story in his blog about Men’s...

Ferguson, Lederer Out at PPA

According to a recent announcement on the TwoPlusTwo forums, both Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson have stepped down from their positions on the Poker Players Alliance’s Board of Directors. While there is a great deal of online conjecture as to the exact...

Huck Seed Crowned Champion of Champions

A star-studded line-up squared off on the felt over the past several days as the fourth ever Tournament of Champions took place at the World Series of Poker, leaving Huck Seed standing proud as the 2010 Champion of Champions. The original Tournament of Champions was...

Ante up for Africa Event a Great Success

The World Series of Poker was abuzz today as 81 celebrities and poker professionals sat down together at the tables for an event not designed to award wealth or glory, but rather to support an excellent cause. This was the fourth annual Ante up for Africa tournament...