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David Singer Vol. 20, No. 8 Card Player Magazine

David Singer

by Scott Huff

David Singer made six final tables in 2005, including one on the World Poker Tour, one at the World Series of Poker, and three among the stacked fields of the Ultimate Poker Challenge. He added another WPT final table in 2006, and finished sixth in the prestigious $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event at the ...

  • The Inside Straight

    by CP The Inside Straight Authors Launches New Online Poker Section New Section Includes an Online Player of the Year Contest, Detailed Room Reviews With User Ratings, Video Content, and More By Shawn Patrick Green is gearing up to launch a massive new ...continued

  • Star Man

    by Alex Henriquez

    "Star light, star bright, if I bust you, I receive five grand tonight." The above "Mother-Goose-As-Poker-Player" nursery rhyme basically sums up the 2007 Bay 101 Shooting Star championship: bust one of the tournament's ...continued

  • Reformed and Unreformed Sharps: Jonathan Green, George Devol

    by James McManus

    As we've seen in previous articles, knowing the contents of an opponent's facedown hand in a single $100,000 pot could set up a cardsharp for life – not that, having pulled off this trick once or twice, a sharp was very likely to retire. ...continued

  • Logic Problem

    by Michael Kaplan

    Alan Boston meets me at his favorite Chinese restaurant, on the west side of Las Vegas, and I ask him how things are going. "It's been a rough year," he says, settling in at a table near the rear of the sleek eatery. "Tonight we ...continued

  • Poker Coast-to-Coast

    While Las Vegas reigns as the undisputed "mainstream" king of poker, Northern California (NorCal) and the Bay Area represent one of the game's most successful, and storied, "underground" scenes. Along with the region's ...continued

  • Knocking on the Player of the Year Door

    by Jeff Shulman

    As we move into poker's busy summer season, the Card Player Player of the Year (POY) race is getting more and more exciting with each event. The award is now in its 10th year, and we already have a great race. First off, congratulations to the ...continued

  • Tennis and Poker?

    by Phil Hellmuth

    No-limit Texas hold'em is big on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour these days. Many of the top players, their coaches, trainers, and staff hold several weekly poker tournaments. They do not hold high-stakes or even moderate-stakes ...continued

  • World Poker Tour Tunica - Day Two

    by Daniel Negreanu

    I came into day two feeling comfortable with my stack sitting at $42,925. In these big World Poker Tour events, you can't worry too much about where your stack is in relation to the average; instead, your focus should be on where you are sitting ...continued

  • Maniacs Can Be Dangerous!

    by Todd Brunson

    Do you like to play against maniacs? Some people do, and some don't. Many players don't like to be run over; others think they hurt the integrity of the game. I've never quite understood that one; as far as I'm concerned, the more ...continued

  • The $9,800 Laydown

    by Matt Lessinger

    I constantly emphasize the importance of patterns. Avoiding them in your own play and detecting them in your opponents are two crucial keys to winning poker. Unfortunately, it takes a lot of work and observation to accomplish both, and many players ...continued

  • Small Buy-In Tournaments - Part III

    by Steve Zolotow

    I have always maintained that one of the best ways to improve at poker is to read about it. Don't read poker books like mystery novels, zipping along to find out "who done it." It is important to approach each new poker book as if ...continued

  • The Keys to Game Selection

    by Barry Tanenbaum

    You probably already know that game selection is critical to winning. You are playing a game of skill, and if the other players are less skilled than you, sooner or later you will show a profit. However, you may not know how to pick the best game, so ...continued

  • Reverse Angle

    by Vince Burgio

    Many years ago I took a class called History of the Motion Pictures. It was one of those classes that was a real pleasure compared to the boring classes I took for my major, which was economics. The motion picture class was a breeze, and a very ...continued

  • Duplicate Poker in Tulsa

    by Bob Ciaffone

    My column in the last issue discussed going to the Cherokee Tulsa Casino and Resort in February for the Oklahoma Poker Championships, where I was directly involved with the planning and running of the world's first duplicate-poker tournament. ...continued

  • Why Do Players Go on Tilt?

    by Matthew Hilger

    Why do players go on tilt? This is not an easy question to answer. Every player is different, and will have different reasons why he goes on tilt. A situation that puts one player on tilt may not affect another player at all. But, we can make ...continued

  • Don't Tap on the Aquarium

    by Lee H. Jones

    "I'd like to be, under the sea." There will be a lot of people who read the title of this column and think, "I know what he's talking about; I know where he got this idea, and he's stealing the phrase!" Well, I have my ...continued

  • Emotional Bankroll

    by Eric Lynch

    I was recently browsing the forums at PokerXFactor when a particular thread caught my eye. It read like a conversation I have heard many poker players have, and even I myself have had this conversation a few times. The thread more or less read like ...continued

  • Time to Actually Learn Game Selection

    by Matt Matros

    Online poker players have fallen on hard times. Between the ongoing saga of funds in NETELLER limbo (at least we finally got good news on that front) and many sites closing their doors to U.S. customers, online poker just ain't what it used to be. ...continued

  • The Potzers Discover Hold'em

    by Max Shapiro

    Potzer: An inept poker player, derived from a German word meaning bungler. I'm not sure whom I dread hearing from more, Doomsday Don or my brother Ira. Doomsday Don bombards me with obituary notices and dire warnings of some imminent apocalyptic ...continued