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Old Guys Rule

When I was a boy, the Dead Sea was only sick

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Sep 04, 2009


The World Series of Poker (WSOP) main-event final table includes superstar Phil Ivey, probably the best all-around player in recent years, and Jeff Shulman, the best player who is a publisher of Card Player, although his dad might disagree. Congratulations to both of them. A lot has been written about all of the new young players, but there is another category that never seems to get much publicity — the new older players. People forget that poker is a game for all ages. Among these players are some who have been extremely successful at other games. One is Steve Weinstein, a superstar bridge player who recently won the Cavendish Invitational Pairs, the only major bridge tournament with cash prizes, for the sixth time. And, remarkably enough, he was on the Card Player Player of the Year leader board at the same time. Another player is Kent Goulding, known as KG, ...

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