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World Series of Poker Underway at the Rio

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The Rio Casino & Resort in Las Vegas started hosting the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2010. On Friday, the WSOP kicked off and more than 100,000 squared feet of playing space was ready at the casino for them.

This year there will be 57 bracelet events and organizers have stated that

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Doyle Brunson on Recruitment at the 2010 WSOP

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Ten time WSOP bracelet winner and poker legend Doyle Brunson has decided to add a new player to his repertoire of proteges. However, the new recruit will have to earn his/her way to being part of the Brunson 1.

Doyle Brunson has announced that him and his team will be keeping an eye on especially talented players at the WSOP this year and they will try to get a feeling on who has

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Gus Hansen’s Night Results in a -$556,270 Fest

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The virtual high stakes poker games never seize to amaze me. The pros just throw crazy amounts of money in which makes the action more intense and enjoyable everytime (regardless of how the games make me wish I had THAT much money available to gamble).

Anyway, Gus Hansen had been on a hot streak over the past couple of weeks but lately he dropped over half a million at the tables against some of the toughest opponents in a six-hours long gambling session.

First he played against Di ‘Urindanger’ Dang and he lost over $57,000 in 176 hands of $500/$1000 Cap Pot Limit Omaha. Next came Ilari ‘Ziigmund’ Sahamies who played against Hansen for nearly three hours and drained $375,282 from him in 686 hands.

Sahamies logged off and along came

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Bodog Signs New Female Poker Pro

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Online poker site Bodog recently went through a hard deliberation process to pick the new member of Team Bodog. The site happily announced that their new female pro is Amanda Musumeci.

Amanda Musumeci, also known as ‘Manderbutt’ has been playing regularly at Bodog for years and her total cashes add up to $200,000. “When you respond to an opportunity like this, no matter how confident you are in yourself and your abilities, there’s always a little

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Tom Dwan Gets Personalized Avatar

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Recently, professional poker player Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan got his personalized avatar at Full Tilt Poker. He became part of Team Full Tilt Pro and it was about time that we got to see what his avatar would look like.

In my opinion, the avatar looks pretty

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Sorel Mizzi Having the Best Year of His Career

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Professional poker player Sorel Mizzi emerged victorious at the Borgata East Coast Championship to make the most successful year of his career even better.

The event was a $7,200 + $300 and it only drew 62 players to the Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Mizzi outplayed the field and cashed for

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Isildur1 to Make Public Appearance at the Party Poker’s Big Game IV

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Current online poker phenomenon Isildur1’s identity still remains a mystery to all of us. However, the days of wondering could be coming to and end very soon.

Ignoring the fact that Tony G (pictured) is weirdly obsessed with Isildur1 we will only focus in the fact that it is because of Tony G that we may get to see Isildur1 on a

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Dusty Schmidt Joins Team PokerStars Pro

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Dusty Schmidt was once the lead coach at the StoxPoker and CardRunners poker training sites, Dusty “Leatherass” Schmidt is now a member of Team PokerStars Pro.

After citing “irreconcilable differences” with the sites, Schmidt left his post in January joining training site DragTheBar.com as its lead instructor and has now been added to the PokerStars Team Online repertoire.

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Doyle Brunson’s Twitter Updates

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We love to read all of Doyle Brunson’s hilarious Twitter updates. He often makes jokes and histerical comments. The last one was particularly entertaining as the comment was on a proposed movie about his life.

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Poker Pros Say You Cannot Learn Everything by Playing Online Only

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Professional poker players Hoyt Corkins, Jason Mercier and Yevgeniy Timoshenko recently shared a story to PokerListings that I thought was very interesting. In it, the poker pros talk about how it is easy to gain experience really fast in online poker because you get to play a lot of hands in a short amount of time. However, they remark that