What Poker Coverage Can Learn from the ‘Newbie’s View’

Clare Fitzgerald wrote about her experience watching the Main Event as a poker newbie. Coverage could be much improved by listening to what she has to say.

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Televised Poker is the Worst, but Whose Fault is That?

The popular position on social media has been to blame the players for a lackluster WSOP Main Event Final table, but is that fair?

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November Nine: Second-Night Gear Changes

The second night of play at the WSOP Main Event Final Table saw most players gearing up, while Neil Blumenfield has slowed down.

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November Nine: Blumenfield Fails to Find the Third Barrel

One of the more interesting hands from last night’s beginning to the Main Event final table was a blind-vs.-blind battle between Neil Blumenfield and Zvi Stern.

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WSOP Poker Hall of Fame Picks Prove Polarizing

John Juanda and Jennifer Harman have been named as this year’s inductees to the WSOP Hall of Fame, but not everyone is happy about that.

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Gorodinsky Wins WSOP Player of the Year

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With Ismael Bojang’s elimination from the World Series of Poker Europe High Roller, Mike Gorodinsky now has a lock on WSOP Player of the Year.

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Lopez and Jattin Play an Odd Hand in WSOPE #6

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Farid Jattin and Mario Lopez have just played a weirdly passive hand in World Series of Poker Europe Event #6. What could they have been thinking?

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Remote Commentary on Twitch – the Future of Live Streams?

This year’s WSOPE is being streamed on Twitch, with on-site video and graphics, but commentary added remotely. It’s both cost-efficient and good for the viewer experience, so likely something we’ll see a lot more of in future.

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WSOPE Oktoberfest to Allow Min-Cash Re-Entry

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WSOPE Event #2 will have turbo blind levels on Day 1, regular levels thereafter, multiple flights, and next-day re-entry even for players who have cashed.

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WSOP Hall of Fame Bios: David Ulliott

David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott, who passed away this spring, was one of the game’s more colorful characters, and a candidate for the WSOP Hall of Fame this year.

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