Articles by: Lance Bradley

Editor’s Letter … 2014: A mixed game

Lance Bradley | February 15, 2015

Regulation outlook positive for California As you flip through the pages of this issue of BLUFF you’ll notice we’ve taken some time to look back at the biggest newsmakers of 2014, and our friends at Wicked Chops Poker made some predictions for what they think the poker industry will see in 2015. It’s a mixture [...]

Editor’s Letter: A Series of Moments

Lance Bradley | November 15, 2014

As close to perfection as we’re likely to see I’ve been fortunate enough to have seen every WSOP Main Event final table of the November Nine era from up close, inside the Penn & Teller Theatre. I have some pretty distinct memories from each of those years, one or two moments from each final table [...]

The Professional

Lance Bradley | November 15, 2014

Martin Jacobson takes his game, and now his championship, seriously In the 2,835 hours between the last day of play in the World Series of Poker Main Event in July and the resumption of the final table in November, Martin Jacobson was focused on one thing and one thing only. Winning $10 million. “It was [...]

Giving back … WPT CHOP Event

Lance Bradley | November 15, 2014

The game does some good In late October, a number of celebrities as well as some of poker’s most successful players made their way to New York City to play in the seventh annual All In for Kids charity event to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Backed by the WPT Foundation, the event, held [...]

Editor’s Letter … Living the Dream

Lance Bradley | October 15, 2014

Newhouse returns to the big table Having been witness to every single incarnation of the November Nine since its inception in 2008, it’s hard to not be completely blown away by Mark Newhouse and what he’s done twice in a one-year span. Every poker player who plunks down $10,000 for a WSOP Main Event seat [...]

A familiar face

Lance Bradley | October 15, 2014

Mark Newhouse on his second trip to the final table When cards finally get back in the air for the WSOP Main Event on Nov. 10, Mark Newhouse will have waited 129 days for his second straight shot at poker’s most prestigious title. And frankly, he’s just so over the waiting. “So this year, going [...]

Editor’s Letter … A Little Transparency

Lance Bradley | September 15, 2014

The Hall of Fame selections process needs help In September, when the 10 nominees for the Poker Hall of Fame were announced, the poker community stood united on two things. First, Daniel Negreanu, eligible and nominated for the first time this year, is an absolute lock to get in this year. Second, the process used [...]