Tag Archives: texas hold ’em
- Phil Laak’s world record broken again?
November 29, 2010
When Phil Laak stayed up for 115 hours playing poker back in June, he probably wasn’t expecting all the controversy that went with it. It’s been a few years since Cris Collinsworth and Kriss Akabusi hosted regular shows on either side of the Atlantic championing the efforts of record breakers,...
- South Carolina poker appeal hearing beginning today
October 19, 2010
As far as poker in South Carolina is concerned today is the day. It may look like any other Tuesday to you and me but the state’s Supreme Court today reconvenes regarding poker and whether it's a game of skill or luck. Despite the court case beginning four years ago,...
- Do WSOP numbers suggest Texas Hold ‘Em’s appeal has peaked?
June 24, 2010
While Texas Hold 'Em has been the chief engine driving poker's popularity over the last decade, figures from this year's World Series of Poker show that the number of entrants for Hold 'Em events hasn't changed much since 2009, meaning the increase in the number of entrants observed at this...
Confessions of a Poker Writer: Those Naked Koreans
May 23, 2014