Tag Archives: Jason Kirk
- Dealers Choice: Top 10 Dealers Choice Columns Of 2014
December 19, 2014
Every Friday I publish Dealers Choice, my take on some aspect of the wide-ranging world of poker. With Christmas coming up next week, this is a great time to look back at some of my favorites from throughout 2014. Here’s hoping you all have a happy holiday season and lots...
- Red Wire: When Google Met WikiLeaks
December 16, 2014
In 2011, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was living under house arrest on a country estate in England. He received occasional visitors, mostly his staff and the occasional deranged fan. But in the late spring he received one of the most unusual he would meet: Google CEO Eric Schmidt. Accompanied by...
- Dealers Choice: 2014 Poker Christmas Wish List
December 12, 2014
We’re just under two weeks away from Christmas now, which means there’s still time to find the perfect gift for the poker player in your life. If you’re short on ideas - and honestly, who isn’t if they haven’t already covered the floor beneath their tree? - here are a...
- Red Wire: The Red Wire Winter Holiday Reading List
December 10, 2014
Privacy, censorship, online freedom, mass surveillance, the growing military and corporate domination control of the internet - not only is it not hard to read about these subjects today, it’s actually easier than ever. But while reading the daily news is good for keeping up with developments, it’s not as...
- Dealers Choice: Poker Sponsorship Heads Back To Square One
December 5, 2014
Last week’s resignation from Team PokerStars Pro by English pro Vicky Coren-Mitchell drew plenty of headlines. As the only two-time European Poker Tour winner, a respected journalist, and a prominent winning woman in poker, her presence on the team was uniquely valuable from a marketing perspective, making her departure noteworthy...
- Red Wire: Marijuana Reform Represents Real Social Change
December 2, 2014
Sometimes it can be hard to remember that humans are making long-term progress toward living in an all-around better society, especially when there’s bad news making the rounds. Thanks to the confluence of politics and circumstance, I regularly see a concrete example of that progress on a smallish but still...
Philippines can overtake Singapore, but with higher risk
March 21, 2017