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Poker Legends Profiles

Poker Legends Profile: The Infamous Devilfish Dave Ulliott

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In the modern poker world there are literally dozens of well known poker players who hail from the UK, including a handful of full blown superstars like Chris Moorman, Liv Boeree, and Sam Trickett. But this wasn’t always the case. Before the poker boom and the subsequent globalization of poker, most, if not all, poker “stars” were Americans, and even though ... Read More »

Poker Legends: Mr. Las Vegas, Bob Stupak

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Bob Stupak is a legend in Las Vegas. Stupak was the P.T. Barnum of the gambling Mecca (an angry and somewhat crazy P.T. Barnum), and his mark has been left across the city, and was honored with a spot in the Gambling Hall of Fame in 1990. Stupak renamed one of his casinos Glitter Gulch – a term that has ... Read More »

Great Moments In Poker History: Poker’s First “BOOM”

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2003 is commonly referred to as the start of the poker boom, but the period following Chris Moneymaker’s historic World Series of Poker victory in 2003 was far from the first Golden Age of poker. In fact the game’s current popularity may not even be its historical high water mark. The game was thriving along the Mississippi River throughout the 1800’s ... Read More »