Articles by: Wicked Chops

Wicked Chops Poker … State of the Poker Union: A Look Back at 2014

Wicked Chops | November 15, 2014

Well, that was fun. 2014 ended up being one of our favorite years in poker. From our perspective, we could sink our teeth into a number of positives. As we often do, let’s look back at the year that was and see where the State of the Poker Union (in the United States) is as [...]

Wicked Chops Poker … Ranking the November Nines

Wicked Chops | October 15, 2014

Is a little intrigue too much to ask? Among industry circles, there has been a lot of talk that this may be the worst World Series of Poker November Nine in history. It’s certainly lacking in the luster department. But is it the worst ever? When WSOP head honcho Ty Stewart first came up with [...]

Wicked Chops Poker … Fixing the Poker Hall of Fame Process

Wicked Chops | September 15, 2014

If it’s going to stay relevant, things have to change First, let’s start off with this: We generally like the Poker Hall of Fame process. It’s flawed. So it stirs discussion. And people discussing poker is Good for PokerTM. However, flawed processes only work for a time before the “discussion” that’s good for public interest [...]

Wicked Chops Poker … The Good, the Bad, and the Meh

Wicked Chops | August 15, 2014

Which one of these guys will help poker most? It’s an annual tradition since 2008 — the Good, Bad, or Meh for Poker column! The ground rules are as follows: We’re looking for storylines and individuals with potential to grow the game and do good for the industry (i.e. an ambassador with an Alex Dreyfus-ian [...]

Wicked Chops … A big chance missed

Wicked Chops | July 15, 2014

Any way you look at it, Colman played this one wrong It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Daniel Colman set off a poker media firestorm after he won the 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop. The charity event and high-stakes tournament – one of poker’s shining moments of good and humanity – should [...]

10 WSOP Memories for 10 WSOPs

Wicked Chops | June 15, 2014

Oh, the times we’ve had A couple of issues ago, we wrote about 10 things we learned as we entered our 10th year in the poker industry. At the start of the 2014 World Series of Poker, a former BLUFF contributor pointed out to us that this year was actually 10th time Wicked Chops had [...]

Our Sort of Annual WSOP Predictions

Wicked Chops | May 15, 2014

Poker Christmas has arrived! As we’ve written for years, we love, love, love us some World Series of Poker. Save for maybe a new tweak in the GPI formula, the WSOP is still the single most important thing that happens in poker every year. It matters. It’s the only time stars are made. It still [...]