Poker The Stars and Their Following

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Poker The Stars and Their Following

By Mark Lambie Texas Hold ’em is a poker game that has taken the world by storm. So what is it about this particular poker game that created…

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Hollywood’s Fascination with Celebrity High Rollers

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Hollywood's Fascination with Celebrity High Rollers

By Seema Shah The elusive world of poker has come a long way from its seedy roots of shady, Mafioso-type characters playing no limit holdem’s in dingy, underground…

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Stuey The Kid Ungar: Poker’s Card Savant

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Stuey The Kid Ungar: Poker's Card Savant

By Murphy James He won $30 million dollars at cards and lost that much and more. He is the only three-time winner of the World Series of Poker….

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Pimped Out Poker: Bling Out the High Rollers

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Pimped Out Poker: Bling Out the High Rollers

By Seema Shah With the global domination of Poker, it seems that everyone is getting in on the act. From movie stars to musicians, poker is increasingly filtering…

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Poker Pros are the New Media Darlings and Endorsers of Brands

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Poker Pros are the New Media Darlings and Endorsers of Brands

By Seema Shah It was not so long ago that most members of the public would shun the legitimacy of the poker player who treated a game of…

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Poet Laureates of Poker: Part Two, Anthony Holden

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Poet Laureates of Poker: Part Two, Anthony Holden

By Murphy James 21-year old Holden, then editor of the Oxford student magazine, Isis, first met Al Alvarez (see Part One of the Poet Laureates of Poker), the…

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Poker Laureates of Poker: Part Three, James MCManus

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Poker Laureates of Poker: Part Three, James MCManus

By Murphy James No other way to say it. This guy is all over the map. Like AL Alvarez (Part One) and Anthony Holden (Part Two), this is…

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Poker: The Young Gun vs. The Old Gun

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Poker: The Young Gun vs. The Old Gun

By Murphy James One of the recurring themes in the movies, poker or otherwise, is the young, cocky kid taking on the older guy. The challenger vs. The…

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Poet Laureates of Poker: Part One, Al Alvarez

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Poet Laureates of Poker: Part One, Al Alvarez

By Murphy James In 1983 Al Alvarez published The Biggest Game in Town. One critic called it “the origin of contemporary poker literature.” The London Evening Standard calls…

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