Tag Archives: Sam Holden
- Sam Holden: “Feminism is Such a Relevant Issue.”
November 3, 2015
Lee Davy sits down with the former November Niner, Sam Holden, to talk about philosophy, feminism and Page 3. Sam Holden knows what it's like to be inside the body of a World Series of Poker (WSOP) November Niner. He also understands the feeling of walking away from something you...
- Dan Bilzerian: Man, Myth or Misogynist?
December 12, 2014
Lee Davy takes a look at the King of Instagram and ponders whether poker writers should be covering his antics in our work, and whether his multi-media exposure is a positive or negative thing for poker. Only the people closest to Dan Bilzerian understand what type of man he is....
- A Few Warning Signs that Poker’s Future Might Not be as Healthy as we Think
July 28, 2014
With the global online poker market currently experiencing a decline in numbers and some areas of the live tournament circuit also faltering, Lee Davy wonders if poker is really as healthy on the inside as it looks on the outside. Are we a part of a growing market or a...
- Life Outside of Poker: Sam Holden – Philosophy
April 22, 2014
In 2011, Sam Holden was thrust into poker’s biggest spotlight when he made the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event. After pocketing close to $800,000 he went on to prove that it was no fluke by winning the prestigious Late Night Poker title for a further...
- Sam Holden Calls Time on His Pro Poker Career
April 6, 2014
Sam Holden calls time on his professional poker career after deciding to leave his position at 888poker to concentrate on his philosophical studies at the University of Kent. With so many people wanting to break into the world of poker it’s not often that we have to report on a...
- Sam Holden eliminated in 9th place at 2011 World Series of Poker main event
November 6, 2011
It took three hours, but Sam Holden has become the first player to be eliminated at the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event final table, earning $782k (actually only $305k, as Holden admitted to owning only "39% of myself" due to 11 backers having a stake in his result)....