In May we noted that Michael âThe Grinderâ Mizrachi had been having a run of bad luck. The 2006 Card Player Magazine âPlayer of the Yearâ saw the IRS foreclose on his homes in Miramar and Hollywood, Florida. It was a little matter of $339,711 in back taxes. Things got better for The Grinder in this yearâs WSOP.
Mizrachi won the $50,000 Poker Playerâs Championship at the... continued
Getting started in online poker can be a little rough. First time players often get eaten up by the sharks; more experienced players are able to take advantage of a beginner, making it difficult to learn the game. For this reason, bwin Poker is offering its Rookie Challenge, about which the website says, “Take on other poker beginners in the free Rookie Challenge to see if you have the skills to... continued
Blanca Games Inc. has completed an agreement to acquire the Cereus Poker Network, one of the top six networks in total online poker room traffic. While terms of the acquisition were not released, the deal already has the blessing of the Kahnawake Gaming Commission, clearing the way for a successful completion.
Blanca is a holding company that specializes in the online gaming industry; led by founder... continued
PokerRoomReview.com caught a good deal of the WSOP Main Event Day 1B action from the rail on Tuesday. With almost 1,500 runners for this seating, both the Pavilion and Amazon rooms of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino were crowded with players, camera crews and rail birds alike. By the end of the day, somewhere around midnight, roughly a third of the pack had been sent home, including a number of... continued
The NBA Finals begins tonight with a classic matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics. Think the Lakers are gonna win? Or will the Celtics take the first game? Who do you like for the series … Boston or L.A.?
Whatever side of the fence you’re on, East Coast or West Coast, today’s the day to “put your money where your mouth is.” If you want to bet on... continued
If you’ve ever wanted to live the lifestyle of a professional poker player, here’s your starter kit. Poker pro Phil Ivey has placed his Las Vegas home for sale, according to the listing on Realtor.com. Priced at just under $2 million, Ivey’s 6700+ square foot residence won’t necessarily have you playing cards at a professional level, but you’ll definitely be living a... continued
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