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Feb 27, 2015 | Lifestyle |

Living the Dream: The Coolest Jobs in Poker

Let’s face it. If you’re reading this you may have once dreamed about becoming a professional poker player. Travelling the world, seeing great locales and playing in the biggest tournaments in the world. Maybe you’re still grinding your way up or maybe Black Friday pulled the rug out from under you. There are other ways […]

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Jason Somerville will be Running It Up on PokerStars from now on.
Feb 27, 2015 | News |

PokerStars Signs Jason Somerville, Launches Twitch Channel

You could call it the worst kept secret in poker, but now it’s official: Jason Somerville has joined Team PokerStars Pro. The addition of Somerville to the Team Pro roster was announced Friday morning in conjunction with the launching of the official PokerStars Twitch channel, twitch.tv/pokerstars, where Somerville’s popular Run It UP! show will run. “Jason is a […]

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New Online Poker Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Representative John Payne revealed his vision for online gaming expansion in the Keystone State on Thursday  when he unveiled his online gaming expansion bill in the House of Representatives. Interestingly, Payne’s bill, HB 649, would only legalize online poker in Pennsylvania, not online gambling, although the legislation seems to leave the door for […]

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Feb 26, 2015 | Online Poker |

Top 10 Movement in the 2015 Online Player of the Year Rankings

This year, on top of comprehensive online Sunday Major coverage from regulated sites in New Jersey and Nevada, BLUFF.com also brings you weekly Player of the Year rankings and player features, highlighting some of the best online players in the country as they compete for the 2015 POY titles in their respective states. BLUFF’s first look at online< a title=”2015 […]

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Feb 26, 2015 | Lifestyle |

THE COLOR UP: Digital Killed the Magazine Star

You’re not reading this in a magazine you picked up off of a newsstand. You didn’t pick it up in your local card room. You didn’t pick it up off the floor of a bathroom because you ate way too much cheese yesterday and you’re willing to read anything..That’s because it’s digital. Do you know […]

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partypoker Pro Jamie Kerstetter noticed a few things live tournament players can exploit (Drew Amato photo)
Feb 23, 2015 | Strategy |

Exploiting Flawed Lines of Thinking in Live Tournaments

In the years between Black Friday and the start of regulated online poker in New Jersey, I have played many live poker tournaments, and have recognized consistent patterns in the way the average player thinks and behaves during pivotal moments. Some of the behavior shifts are obvious and reasonable (e.g., short stacks playing tight on […]

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Feb 23, 2015 | News |

Kuether’s Consistency Puts Him Third in BLUFF Power Rankings

Thousands of words have been dedicated to the successes of Ole Schemion and Dan Colman, and that’s with good reason. Each has found enormous success all over the world, taking home multiple $1 million-plus scores and major tournament titles, and they rightfully occupy the top two spots in this week’s BLUFF Power Rankings. Joe Kuether […]

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Jan Fisher, Tiffany Michelle, Linda Johnson and Maria Ho on the ship.
Feb 23, 2015 | Lifestyle |

Two of a Kind: Jan Fisher and Linda Johnson

I first met Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher back in 2011. Several notable female poker players had been invited to participate in a charity poker event in Colorado at the Fort Collins Series of Poker. I was thrown in with the likes of special guests including Linda, Jan, Jennifer “Jennicide” Leigh, and Tiffany Michelle for […]

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Feb 20, 2015 | Strategy |

Downswings: What To Do When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

Jeff Gross believes it’s important for pros and amateurs alike to figure out how to understand what to do when the cards turn against you. Poker is a game of waves or having a flow, if you will. There are times when it feels like you can’t lose a hand if you tried and times when you feel […]

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