April 2014

Balance Restored

Blair Hinkle finally gets his payday At the peak of his online success, Blair Hinkle won more than $1 million in a single FTOPS event in February of 2011. He already had a World Series of Poker bracelet to his credit, but this was the first seven-figure cash of Hinkle’s career and things were looking [...]

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Everything Old is New Again

Craig Lumpp & Sean McCormack – The Men Behind the “New” Bellagio Poker Room The Bellagio Poker Room was the crown jewel of the Las Vegas strip from the time the casino opened in 1998 through the entirety of the first wave of the poker boom. The biggest cash games in the world took place [...]

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The Evolution of Poker Strategy

Part 1: Doyle Brunson Darwin’s theory of evolution proves remarkably accurate when applied to poker. Survival of the fittest. As poker strategy keeps evolving, how can one stay ahead of the curve and predict upcoming trends in the next global game of rock-paper-scissors? As tough as it is today, it is one thing to learn [...]

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