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Gus Hansen Wins 2007 Aussie Millions Vol. 20, No. 5 Card Player Magazine

Victory in Victoria - Gus Hansen Wins 2007 Aussie Millions

by Alex Henriquez

In Melbourne, Australia, things just tend to be different than in good old Las Vegas, USA. The seasons are the opposite of each other, driving on the left side of the road means driving on the "right side of the road," cricket players get Nike contracts - and, heck, even the toilets ...

  • The Inside Straight

    by CP The Inside Straight Authors

    Card Player TV is Now Live New Feature at Set to Rock Poker World By Bob Pajich It's been lights, camera, and lots of poker action in the Card Player corporate office now that the newest feature of, Card Player TV, ...continued

  • John 'Johnny World' Hennigan Wins 2007 Winter Poker Open

    by Alex Henriquez

    After stops in the Bahamas (PokerStars Caribbean Adventure), Australia (Aussie Millions), and Mississippi (World Poker Open), a grueling January on the professional poker circuit wrapped up in Atlantic City with one of the East Coast's biggest ...continued

  • Mississippi Steamboats

    by James McManus

    Steamboats now strike us as quaint curiosities, things only children or unadventuresome nostalgia buffs can get much of a charge from. But when ships with no sails first appeared, decked out instead with smokestacks and paddlewheels, not to mention ...continued

  • Welcome to Card Player TV

    by Jeff Shulman

    Just a few years ago, was nothing more than a website that published Card Player magazine articles. As poker has grown, so has our site, and Card Player has strived to pioneer the type of advanced multimedia coverage that brings you ...continued

  • Andy Roddick Wins!

    by Phil Hellmuth

    One Friday night in December, I answered my cellphone and heard an excited Andy Roddick say, "Phil, I made it all the way to the final table!" With almost 250 players in this charity poker tournament, the Andy Roddick Foundation kicked off ...continued

  • World Poker Tour Bellagio 2006 - Day Four

    by Daniel Negreanu

    With 33 players remaining in the tournament, I wasn't exactly in good shape going into day four, but I also wasn't overly worried, thanks to an excellent Bellagio structure that gave even the short stacks a chance to see some flops and play ...continued

  • Player Profiles: Lyle Berman

    by Todd Brunson

    Lyle Berman started playing poker early in his childhood. As he became more involved in business and more "responsible endeavors," he steered more toward casino games, which took up less time, and moved away from poker. Around 1980, Lyle ...continued

  • A Sad Honor

    by Roy Cooke

    I had the sad honor to play in a limit hold'em tournament at the Mirage recently. I say sad honor because it was a benefit for one of the nicest guys to grace the Vegas poker industry - indeed, one of the nicest guys anywhere - Dennis Jackson. At ...continued

  • Super-Deep in Chips

    by Bob Ciaffone

    "How deep are you?" This query is a common one in no-limit hold'em, and justifiably so. Your stack size in that game has an enormous effect on your strategy. (We are talking about the ratio of your stack size to the size of the blinds, ...continued

  • Rebuy Tournaments

    by Todd Arnold

    If you are not playing rebuy tournaments, you are missing out. I hear many players say they do not like them because of the "rebuy maniacs," that it's too much of a gamble, or it costs too much. These are definitely poor excuses and ...continued

  • Target Practice

    by Eric Lynch

    In my inaugural column, I discussed how we can both spot and attack weakness in players at the table. Another situation that we often encounter is choosing how and when to attack various players by opening the pot. So, rather than attacking people who ...continued

  • More Ways to Analyze Your Game

    by Matt Matros

    In a column last year (Card Player Vol. 19/No. 17), I shared some questions from the quiz that I give to all of my prospective poker students. The quiz is not about right and wrong answers as much as it is a way for me to gauge how someone thinks ...continued

  • Do You Really Need a Coach?

    by Alan Schoonmaker

    Several people have said that I overemphasize the need for coaching. Since they have succeeded without coaches, maybe they don't need them. But, I certainly do, and you probably do, too. If you don't want to pay for coaching, you can swap ...continued

  • Ready and Willing

    by Barry Tanenbaum

    One of the silliest things I hear at the poker table is, "I almost raised." After all, what is an "almost raise"? Sure, I know what the speaker means: He thought about raising but talked himself out of it, preferring to take the ...continued

  • Pot-Limit Draw Tournaments - Part I

    by Michael Wiesenberg

    Online poker sites have introduced pot-limit draw poker, and they have added tournaments to the mix. No one seems to understand how to play these tournaments, so they offer good opportunities for those who understand optimal strategy. The most ...continued

  • How to Stay Afloat on the Tournament Circuit

    by Shannon Shorr

    I have been traveling the tournament circuit overseas and in the United States since January 2006, and I have learned a lot along the way. The touring tournament professional's career is quite a bit different than the online or strictly cash-game ...continued

  • PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event - Part I

    by Tom McEvoy

    I recently participated in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure main event at the fabulous Atlantis Resort Casino in the Bahamas. A new record for the number of players entering a World Poker Tour event was established when 937 participated. The field ...continued

  • O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A is OK!

    by Jan Fisher

    For several years, I've been hearing that poker is king in Oklahoma, so I was thrilled to get an invitation to attend the Oklahoma State Championship of Poker, and the world's first duplicate poker tournament at Cherokee Casino in Tulsa, ...continued

  • Look, Ma, Unshuffled Hands

    by Steve Zolotow

    I have two bizarre stories to tell, but first, a little bit of history. Poker has always had to fight for its right to exist legally. The current battles are nothing new. In the early days of California poker, the authorities decided that only draw ...continued

  • Losing at Poker is Meaningless

    by Roy West

    Hi. Come on in. Would you like to have liver and onions today? Neither would I. Ick! That's why I got us a rack of ribs and a pound of onion rings. Put on your bib and dig in. Many poker players, both experienced and new to our beloved game, are ...continued