Jeffrey Gross is a 50 year-old semi-professional poker player from New Jersey that won a satellite on partypoker.nj for his seat in the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open. He turned a $100 investment on the site into a seat worth $3,500 and has benefitted from online poker’s return to the state. Gross is not [...]
Matt Glantz doesn’t feel that there should be so much emphasis on “builders” in the Poker Hall of Fame. He also comments on the rise of casinos on the east coast.
We spotted Amanda Musumeci with a massive tower of chips yesterday in the CSOP at Borgata. You wouldn’t know it from her modest attitude, but she went on to win the event.
The Double-A tier in the BLUFF Player of the Year system encompasses an interesting cross-section of tournaments. With all tournaments falling between buy-ins of $500 and $2,499 counting towards these races, all Heartland Poker Tour and World Series of Poker Circuit Main Events figure in this tier. WSOP bracelet events with $1,000 and $1,5000 buy-ins [...]
“Enough is enough, and it’s time for a change,” was the late Owen Hart’s signature phrase when he was on top of the WWE. Barry Hutter, along with Justin Zaki and others, adopted the #EIE and #AITFAC hashtag as a joke in 2014, along with some hilarious photoshops, but when examining Hutter’s career results it [...]
There’s some funny business going on in the Poker Hall of Fame, and Daniel Negreanu has some strong opinions on it. Alex Lakhov wins a WPT title, and the BLUFF staff prepares to cover the next stop.
Florida developer Glenn Straub has put in a $90 million offer to buy the now-closed Revel Casino in Atlantic City. Straub and his company, Polo North Country Club inc., have grander ideas for the Revel than being just a casino. Straub spoke with Bloomberg on Thursday, telling them via a phone interview, Revel “will not [...]
Danielle Andersen, who graces the cover of the September issue of BLUFF Magazine, and Dan O’Brien have each enjoyed a certain level of success in poker. If things were to ever go south quickly for either one of them, the skills they learned before facing off in their latest ‘Me vs. U’ battle should help [...]
When you look back at the kind of year that Dan Colman had in 2014 at some point in the future, it will certainly rank among the top individual years of live poker tournament performances ever put together. The scary thing about it is, he has another three and a half months to add to [...]
The World Poker Tour announced five stops for the second half of the Season XIII schedule on Wednesday. The tour returns to familiar domestic locations across Florida and California and the tour wraps up its season with the WPT World Championship at the Borgata in April. “With Season XIII underway, I’m already looking forward to [...]
There was a WPT Champions Club member and two EPT champions standing in his way at the final table of the 2014 WPT Merit Classic North Cyprus, but Alexander Lakhov would not be denied on this day. Lakhov defeated fellow Russian pro and WPT champion Dmitry Gromov heads-up Wednesday afternoon in Cyprus to add his [...]
It took a 12 hour day to pull it off, but a field that was once 30 in the 2014 WPT Merit Classic North Cyprus was finally whittled down to a final table just after 1 am local time – and what a final table it should be. Nicolas Chouity has the advantage when play [...]
With the help of the local chapter of the Poker Players Alliance, Wisconsin poker players are fighting back against a state law prohibiting poker. The law was loosely enforced until September of 2011, when the Department of Justice cracked down on the bar poker games that have been commonplace in Wisconsin for many years. The [...]