March 26, 2009

Franken-Spade Poker Texas Hold 'Em T-Shirt


We just found this really amazing site on poker shirts. We really like the this Franken-Spade LONG SLEEVE poker T-shirt. It features a spade image with horizontal, vertical, and angled lines and bars running through it.

At Franken-Spade Poker T-Shirts Long Sleeve

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March 20, 2009

PokerStars Creating Large Latin American Poker Team


PokerStars has been busy in the Latin American market the last few days recruiting lots of latin american players. They've also recently crowned a poker champion after a failed event last year.

The PokerStars-sponsored Latin American Poker Tour’s cancelled Season 2 Mexico event has finally crowned a champion. If you missed the story the first time around, that tournament was shut down last December by local government authorities on the second day of a planned three-day event and the prize pool was distributed among the 89 players who still had chips.

At PokerStars Concludes LAPT Mexico, Signs Maridu

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March 13, 2009

2009 World Series of Poker Registration Begins - 30,000 Chips for Each Player


I can't tell you how excited I am for the 2009 World Series of Poker. It's down year for the economy, and I think that's going to bring out some real focus in the players in the main event. I also think this may be the year the side events get some real competition. Big news is the fact the main event is going to give each player 30,000 chips instead of less than half that - to make it interesting. Let's see what happens - SHUFFLE UP AND DEAL ME IN!

Those four words will be music to the ears of many poker players who have criticized the World Series of Poker in the past for not providing enough starting chips and for not allowing enough play in the later stages of its tournaments.


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March 6, 2009

Pocket Aces Can Get You Into Poker Chip Trouble


Why? Because you'll lose all your chips in a multi-way pot if you're not careful. :-)

Pocket aces might make up the best starting hand in Texas hold' em, but the old line remains a welcome caveat: You can win a small pot with aces, but you can lose a big one.

Ideally, you want to play your aces heads-up against a single opponent because you are at least a 4-1 favorite against another pocket pair. But if you get involved in a multi-way pot, you can find yourself in a lot of trouble if you aren't disciplined enough to lay them down.

"You just have to let it go sometimes," said Johnny Chan, the 1987 and '88 World Series of Poker main event champion.

Full Read At Steve Rosenbloom on poker

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