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Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in Blog, General Poker | 2 comments

Here’s What Happens After Sheldon Adelson’s Arguments Get Body Slammed




Sheldon Adelson is one of the world’s richest people.  He’s the majority owner of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which owns and operates The Venetian.  He’s become online poker’s most outspoken opponent, launching what amounts to a smear campaign of lies and gross misrepresentations against online gaming, and poker players.  Adelson has even gone as far as to claim poker is not a game of skill.  “Just a bunch of baloney,” he says.

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Posted by on Jan 25, 2014 in Blog, General Poker | 2 comments

“We are going to make it the plague,” Says Sheldon Adelson’s Coffee Boy



Adelson’s pathetic flunky, Andy Abboud likely realizes he’s playing for a losing team.  Coach Adelson sent him into the ball game to take yet another snap, even though the game is over.  Online poker is here to stay, and will certainly gain a foothold in additional states as more and more people begin to realize that all the false hysteria created by Team Adelson was fabrication based on self-interest.

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Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Blog, Politics | 4 comments

The Worst Person in the Universe: Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA)




Note:  This is the first in a new series called “Worst Person in the Universe.”  It’s a bastard ripoff of  Larry Flynt’s “Asshole of the Month” column which used to appear in Hustler, and Kieth Olbermann’s “Worst Person in the World” television segment on MSNBC.  This month’s playmate is Republican Congressman Frank Wolf, of Virginia.

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Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Blog, General Poker, World Series of Poker | 0 comments

2013 Poker Person of the Year: Daniel Negreanu



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Daniel Negreanu is my selection as the 2013 “Poker Person of the Year.”  [see footnote below]

Although several people made significant impacts on the game over this past year, no one matched Negreanu’s overall influence as a player, advocate, and outspoken critic — always with an independent voice.

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