May 28, 2010

When it can pay later to show your successful bluff in Poker


Pretty amazing article from Steve Rosenbloom - when to bluff? This article shows you the when and when not to bluff in poker, and then show said bluff.

The decision to bluff is one thing. The decision to show a successful bluff is another, usually determined by whether you want to keep opponents guessing or believe that revealing your play might put the victim on tilt.

Here's how young, talented pro Faraz Jaka played it in a hand from the World Poker Tour's $15,000-buy-in Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic at Las Vegas' Bellagio in 2009.

At Steve Rosenbloom on poker: When it can pay later to show your successful bluff - San Jose Mercury News

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May 21, 2010

More Chips at Aria Casino with Phil Ivey Poker Room


The newest casino on the Las Vegas strip, the Aria, is set to open a Phil Ivey solo table poker room. Having won millions in both tournaments and cash games, Ivey is considered by many to be the best poker player alive surpassing even the likes of the great Doyle Brunson. Indeed, Ivey is a regular in the famous Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio where the biggest poker games in Vegas are held.

The Aria Phil Ivey Poker room is expected to spread some of the most expensive poker games in Vegas and will likely become a direct competitor to the famed Bobby’s Room. To celebrate the opening of the room the Aria will be hosting a celebrity and VIP tournament with $250,000 on offer for the winner. In addition to the prize money the winning player will also get a chance to battle Phil Ivey heads-up for a further $250,000.

Via Gambling Online Magazine

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May 14, 2010

Batman the Dark Knight Poker Chip Set


The Dark Knight poker chip set comes with 54 prop replica Joker cards (as seen in The Dark Knight film!) and a standard "playable" 4-suit, 54 card deck defaced by The Joker. Included are 100 4-color poker chips in Joker-themed colors of green, purple, red and black, and 5 dice. The entire set comes housed in a black aluminum carrying case.

At Big Bad Toy Store

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May 7, 2010

11.5 Gram Dual Pattern Clay Composite Gambling Poker Chip Chipset with Gaming Accessories


We really like this all inclusive Poker Chip set from Bluff King. It's got just about everything you could ever want in a poker chip set, and the case is killer.

Set Includes:

  • 25 $1000 yellow chips, 25 $500 purple chips, 65 $100 black chips
  • 65 $25 green chips, 130 $10 blue chips, 145 $5 red chips
  • 195 $1 grey chips & 1 Heavy Duty Aluminum Case. 5 cut cards, 2 Decks of Playing Cards and 5 Dice.
  • 6 Dealer Buttons including Dealer, Small Blind, Big Blind, Reserved, Kill, & Missed Blind
  • APO, FPO, PO Box, HI, AK, PR and US terrories Friendly!

At 650 11.5 Gram Dual Pattern Clay Composite Gambling Poker Chip Chipset with Gaming Accessories

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