January 15, 2010

Harvard MBAs Play Poker

This is a pretty interesting idea - want to have a very smart set of people play poker and make it interesting - why not just recruit MBAs from the top business schools. Joe Godfrey is one of the new breed of MBA poker players. At the bottom of Joe Godfrey’s resume, below his Harvard Business School degree, is another of his accomplishments: poker champion.

In 2006, Godfrey was a winner at Harrah’s Entertainment Inc.’s inaugural MBA Poker Championship, beating 470 students and alumni from what Harrah’s says were mostly top-20 U.S. business schools.

The three-day event, which requires entrants to submit resumes, is set for its fifth edition Jan. 15-17 at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and doubles as a recruiting opportunity for the world’s biggest casino company and tournament sponsors. It was founded on the popularity of poker on business-school campuses.

Via BusinessWeek

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January 8, 2010

States Legalizing Poker to fill in Economic Void in Recession

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Pennsylvania has moved ahead from all the other states by legalizing blackjack, poker, slots and other table games. In a bit to gain some of its gamblers money it legalized these games on Thursdays.The only step that would legalize gambling was the signature of Gov. Ed Rendell. Although he signed on the dotted line passing the law he did mention that he did had a few misgivings about expanding gambling culture. Reasons for his misgivings were that of all the casinos in Pennsylvania 14 of them were authorized by the law that was passed out in 2004 are still running.

More At PokerHeadline.com

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January 1, 2010

Mega Screen 7 in 1 Poker Handheld Video Game

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Perfect for travel and featuring 7 Games in 1 handheld, we really like this little device. It has a large easy to read screen, and games include: Play Draw, 2's Wild, Bonus Poker, Double Bonus Poker, Double/Double Bonus Poker, Jokers Wild & Double Jokers Wild. The game even turns itself off after sitting idle for two minutes, and batteries are included.

At Mega Screen 7 in 1 Poker

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December 25, 2009

Bicycle Eco Edition Playing Cards - 100 Percent Recyclable Poker Cards

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Green and eco-friendly, these cards are both recyclable, and starch based. These playing Cards are crafted from Sustainable Forest paper, Starch Based laminating GLue and vegetable-based Printing inks. You'll be the toast of your poker game because you care about the environment and winning.

At Bicycle Eco Edition Playing Cards

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December 18, 2009

Scrabble Word Play Poker Card Game - Poker with Words

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We lover Scrabble and we love poker - meet - Poker Word Play Scrabble! Every Word's a Winner. The classic board game of Scrabble gets an extreme fun makeover with this portable, card version. Using some of the rules of standard 7-card draw poker, Scrabble Word Play Poker allows players to discard undesirable letter cards in favor of replacements in order to spell higher scoring words. A game to please both word lovers and poker players is in the cards. Includes 110 Scrabble Word Play Poker Cards and instructions.

At Scrabble Word Play Poker Card Game

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December 11, 2009

Aluminium Poker Chip Polinator Herb Grinder

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Let me grind up some fresh herbs for your dinner and then maybe some poker? These grinders provide many uses for the home. They can grind all sorts of products such as: herbs, spices, and pollen. They are also widely use to grind medicine, tobacco, and pharmaceutical pills. These grinders are made of precision cut aluminum, wood, or plastic. This ensures a smooth grinding motion.

At 3 Parts Aluminium Poker Chip Polinator Herb Grinder

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December 4, 2009

The Theory of Poker: A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How To Think Like One

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The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky discusses theories and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game, including five-card draw (high), seven-card stud, hold ’em, lowball draw, and razz (seven-card lowball stud). This book introduces you to the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how it should affect your play. Other chapters discuss the value of deception, bluffing, raising, the slow-play, the value of position, psychology, heads-up play, game theory, implied odds, the free card, and semibluffing.

Many of today’s top poker players will tell you that this is the book that really made a difference in their play. That is, these are the ideas that separate the experts from the typical players. Those who read and study this book will literally leave behind those who don’t, and most serious players wear the covers off their copies. This is the best book ever written on poker.

At The Theory of Poker: A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How To Think Like One

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November 20, 2009

American Oak Poker Chip Oak Case

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This amazing solid american oak poker case has a 1200 chip capacity. It measures 17" wide x 11" deep x 14" tall. We need such a case for our ridiculous amount of different chips we've collected. Note: Poker chips and accessories not included, this is the case and the 12 oak chip tray holders only

At American Oak Poker Chip Set

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November 13, 2009

Joe Cada Wins $8.5 million poker jackpot at World Series of Poker

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Well I'm bummed. I'm not sure why - but I just don't like this guy that much. Oh well - Joe Cada, the youngest champion in the 40-year history of the game's richest and most prestigious event, won with a pair of nines after about 90 hands head-to-head against second-place finisher Darvin Moon.

Cada squandered a huge lead at the start of play late on Monday against 46-year-old Moon before barreling back in a finale of constant betting. It was played before an audience of more than 1,500 people at the Rio Hotel-Casino at a table stacked with bricks of cash. A diamond-encrusted championship bracelet gleamed on the side of the table.

More at Dropout wins $8.5 million poker jackpot

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November 6, 2009

Who Will Win the WSOP on November 9?

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WSOP.com recently caught up with a few of this year’s World Series of Poker Bracelet winners as well as a few well-known personalities in the poker community to ask them for their November Nine predictions. This is what some of them had to say...

At World Series of Poker - Official Tournament Coverage and Results

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