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August 28th, 2011


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In the game of poker, bluffing consists in playing as if we had a different hand from that we really hold. The aim is to suggest that we have a good hand while it is truly a weak hand, or to suggest that we have a garbage hand when you have a monster hand. In […]

December 5th, 2010

Tired of poker

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I sat down and played poker for four hours straight yesterday, four/five tabling the whole time. This is the first time since I’ve moved that I’ve actually put in some serious hours. Sadly I am now a poker zombie. I have long been aware that what I do and what I think about can be […]

October 4th, 2010

Phil Laak wins WSOPE bracelet

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Phil Laak also known as the “Unabomber” is a professional poker player who was born in Dublin, Ireland on September 8, 1972. Phil Laak was raised in New York where he learned how to be a good backgammon player before moving out to the west coast to master poker. Phil first broke out into the […]

August 10th, 2009

How to play ace queen

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AQ can be tough to play at times. Domination is a situation that occurs in Texas Hold’em in which one hand matches up well with another, i.e the hole cards have a card in common. For example, AA dominates AQ. It can also describe pocket pairs of two players when one has a larger pair […]

January 4th, 2009

Actor Lou Diamond plays poker

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Actor Lou Diamond Phillips has seen Hollywood through the lens of his Monday night poker games. Imagine the setting. It’s the late ’80s-early ’90s and a revolving door of actors, stuntman, and assorted Hollywood types congregate Monday nights in the San Fernando Valley home of actor Lou Diamond Phillips. David Schwimmer shows up regularly. Brad […]

November 3rd, 2008

Hip Hop Hold’em

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Can you keep a secret? Method Man can beat you at poker without even trying. It’s a pretty exciting day at Metropolis Studios in Harlem. The latest episode of Hip Hop Hold Em is being shot that day. The new poker show, which features a wide range of players from boxer Zab Judah to producer […]