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Oh Leads Day 1B

Day 1b is done and we have our final 10 players. Young Oh is leading the pack with 604,000, which puts him atop both starting flights. The player known as DD had the chip lead ...

Card Player and I: Together Since The Beginning

by Bernard Lee |  Published: Dec 14, 2011


The first time I ever picked up a Card Player magazine was back around 1993. Long before I ever considered a career in the world of poker, I became a regular reader like you. As a youngster, my father taught me the basic concepts of poker. When I left home at 18, I honed my skills playing in a regular limit game throughout college. In May of 1992, one of my college game buddies suggested that we trek to a casino to play some poker. “Go all the way to Atlantic City?” I questioned, not realizing that Atlantic City casinos did not have poker (Atlantic City casinos did not get approval for poker until June 1993). Not Atlantic City…Connecticut. My buddy told me that a new Indian casino called Foxwoods Resort Casino had opened about an hour and half away from Boston. Since neither of us owned a car, we ...

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