September 2014

Glass Half Full

REFLECTING ON MY 2014 MAIN EVENT RUN Without fail, the World Series of Poker Main Event is the one tournament that I still get a little bit nervous for, every time. Even though I was coming off of my personal WSOP summer best of seven cashes, I still couldn’t help but feel anxious and excited [...]

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

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 [...]

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September BLUFF ’14 Headlines

Revel Casino Set to Close: Atlantic City Casino Files for Bankruptcy The Revel Casino opened in the spring of 2012 on the Atlantic City Boardwalk at an estimated cost of $2.4 billion and after less than a year after opening declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing led to a restructuring but it would not [...]

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Player of the Year: September 2014

The dog days of summer are officially over, and with that the tournament schedule is back in full swing. While some players took time off to recover from the intensity of a long and arduous summer, others continued to search out poker action while all of the major tours were on hiatus. No more. The [...]

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The Color Up – Post WSOP Potpourri

Well, what can we say? It’s September The end of the WSOP is like that part of Christmas Day that happens after you’ve opened the last present. You’ve just spent hours opening presents, but you’re just not that happy. Why? You’re as far away as possible from the next Christmas, you didn’t get what you [...]

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By the Numbers: The November Nine

The poker world is full of facts, figures, stats and records. With so many numbers being crunched day in and day out, sometimes it is tough to see what they all add up to. That is why BLUFF brings you some of the more interesting numbers related to the big tournaments, big stories, and big personalities in [...]

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Getting to Know Amaya Gaming: The New King of Online Poker

Thrust in the spotlight following its purchase of PokerStars, Amaya Gaming suddenly became a household name in the poker community, but very little is known about the Canadian-based company. Let’s see if we can shed a little light on the new owner of the world’s largest online poker site by looking into its past, present, [...]

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