August 2014

Poker like a rockstar … The highs & the lows

The magician has felt loss on an epic scale I sit on a flight from Vegas to Park City. After the WSOP is over, I always like to get out of town as quickly as possible. Being in Vegas during the summer for nearly two months can take its toll on you. The heat. The [...]

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Low-Key

When $15 million can’t make you smile Poker is an interesting game, filled with a diverse group of players with unique backgrounds, talents and passions. However, despite my constant quest to remind everyone that being social is the heart of the game, at a professional level, success and stature is measured in only one way: [...]

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Maria’s Mind…

THINGS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ME … AS TOLD BY MY BESTIE Not gonna lie, my summer has been very full of WSOP, WSOP, WSOP, with little time left for writing. So, I decided to switch it up this month, throw in a fun twist and seek some outside help with my Bluff column. [...]

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Wicked Chops … A big chance missed

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 [...]

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Headlines – August 2014

‘Macau Businessmen,’ High Stakes Poker Players Arrested in Las Vegas In the closing days of the 2014 WSOP word came down that Paul Phua and Richard Yong, known for playing some of the highest stakes cash games in Macau as well as the 2012 Big One for One Drop and Aussie Millions, were taken into [...]

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August BLUFF POY: Player of the Year Rankings

World Overall 1. Daniel Colman Points: 845.70 Last Month: 48th Daniel Colman shocked the poker world by winning the $1 million Big One for One Drop for $15 million and walked off the stage without saying much of anything. He picked up 250 POY points with his win and then, less than two weeks later, [...]

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Stapes Colors Up the News – PokerStars & Stripes Forever

If you want to make it here, you have to change it up I’m writing this on the Fourth of July. Today, everyone else in the poker media is focusing on the World Series of Poker. Now maybe it’s the fact that PokerStars refuses to send me to the World Series of Poker on their [...]

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