Poker Coverage:

Long Shots for 2011

by Jennifer Mason |  Published: Mar 01, 2011


Just as the winter period has kept players in this time zone indoors recently, so the poker world in general has gone into something of a traditional hibernation over Christmas. Midway between World Series frenzy and coinciding with pesky public holidays with their associated family commitments, there are few large-scale events at the end of a calendar year, and all eyes are on upcoming changes to major tours, as well as the ever-fluctuating player allegiances and political manoeuvres across the pond and in Europe. This lull in the annual cycle of live and online poker provides an opportunity to pause for breath and speculate on the year ahead. However, instead of musing on upcoming innovation, as is the norm, it’s much easier to guess at what won’t happen. The seniors’ WSOP event probably won’t switch to eight-game in 2011, Marcel Luske’s Twitter posts won’t make any more sense, and Annie ...

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