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The fabulous folly of two pair

By Kenny Smith I think two pair is the one hand I see that most often traps the player holding it. It’s a made hand that in some cases can be a monster, but I also see...

Limit vs. no-limit

By Kenny Smith About six months ago I began talking with a number of different poker players that I know and asked them if they prefer playing limit or no-limit...

Good, bad & ugly

By Randall Rapp If you want to compare your poker life to a movie, it’s best if it follows a script like An Officer and a Gentleman (happy ending—poker is always...

Living the poker dream pt. 1: The road to the Main Event

By Neil Blumenfield On June 20, 2015 I cashed for $2,452 in the WSOP Seniors event finishing 268th. It was my ninth trip to the WSOP and my first cash in the Seniors in...

Play to win, not get even

By Kenny Smith I was playing in a $4/8 limit game a few weeks ago and saw a gentleman win a fairly healthy kill pot valued at 23 big bets ($368). He called two bets cold...

Barber is WSOP H.O.R.S.E. champ

By Arnold Warner On July 1 Andrew Barber and 203 other players ponied up $10,000 each to enter the World Series of Poker’s H.O.R.S.E. Championship. At the end of the...

Blumenfield makes Nov. Nine

San Francisco’s Neil Blumenfield navigated his way through a field of 6,240 entries in the 2015 World Series of Poker’s Main Event to be one of the elite nine...

Exploring the dangers of tilt

By Kenny Smith You’re in a $2/5 no-limit game and have $400 left behind you. There is currently over $400 in the pot against two opponents and you’re sitting on...

Hellmuth gets 14th WSOP bracelet

By Arnold Warner Palo Alto resident Phil Hellmuth extended his record number of World Series of Poker bracelets by winning his 14th on June 8 in Event #17: $10,000 Razz...

2015 World Series of Poker Results for NorCal Players

              Here are the NorCal players who have cashed in the first 50 events of the 2015 WSOP: Event #1: $565 Casino Employees...

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