Tag Archives: poker players
- Blanca Games Sends US Poker Pros to the Unemployment Line
May 10, 2011
In the latest Black Friday related news, Blanca Games Inc., operator of Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet laid off 11 of its American poker pro’s as part of what they are calling a strategic restructuring of the company as they try to avoid a much rumoured bankruptcy. Blanca Games said...
- World Series of Wasted: poker players do a lot of drugs
June 3, 2010
A university in Florida recently conducted a study of 198 professional, semi-pro, amateur and recreational poker players and discovered there were precious few substances said players wouldn't smoke, snort, swallow, inject or insert up their backsides if they felt it would 'enhance' their level of play. Cocaine, marijuana, amphetamines, Valium...
- Poker Players Taking A Stand Against UIGEA
May 6, 2010
With the deadline of June 1st quickly approaching many online poker sites are rallying the troops to stand up against the UIGEA. Many have vowed to not allow the bill to interfere with their gaming at their favorite sites and some cooperative grass roots efforts have begun fight the powers...
- Should poker be an Olympic sport?
February 18, 2010
Most of the professional players canvassed in this blog were against the idea that poker should be considered an Olympic sport, although I can't see why. I mean look at curling and race walking for fuck's sake. Still, as it turns out the International Federation of Poker is working diligently...
- The new faces of poker
December 24, 2009
Today's poker players are an entirely different breed than those who helped establish the game. While they share their predecessors intelligence and love for the game, they come in a much different package. The "rehabilitation" of poker has drawn in a much more mainstream crowd to say the least. These...
- The PPA releases new data on poker players
December 17, 2009
The Poker Players Alliance has conducted a survey of their members and they’ve found some interesting figures. More than 72% have at least some college education, more than 75% are between 30 and 60 years old and almost half make over $50,000 a year. They’re also more likely to be...
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