An early position player raised to 2,000 and got called by Sean Drake and the player in the cutoff before it got around to Ed Miller on the button. Miller three-bet to 6,400. The initial ...
Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson to be inducted into Poker Hall of Fame
Duo will officially be enshrined on Nov. 8 before start of main event final table
Greenstein, winner of three WSOP bracelets and $7.7 million lifetime in tournaments, is widely regarded as one of the best cash game players of all-time. The poker author has also been a fixture in some of TV’s most historic cash games, such as High Stakes Poker.
Bracelet-winner Johnson, who becomes just the second female to join the Hall of Fame, was publisher and part owner of Card Player magazine for nearly eight years and is still a prominent figure in the poker business world as part owner of Card Player Cruises and the studio announcer for the World Poker Tour.
The 2011 nominees also included Jennifer Harman, John Juanda, Marcel Luske, Jack McClelland, Tom McEvoy, Scotty Nguyen, Huck Seed, and Annie Duke, whose nomination drew some criticism from the poker community.
There are currently 40 members of the Poker Hall of Fame. In order to be considered, a 40-year-old and above candidate must have played consistently well against top competition for high stakes and have stood the test of time, while also gaining the respect of their peers. Non-players must have contributed to the overall growth and success of the game.
Greenstein and Johnson will be officially inducted on Nov. 8 at the Rio Hotel and Casino just prior to the start of the main event final table.
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