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CPPT VII - DeepStack Championship Poker Series

$5,000 CPPT Main Event No-Limit Hold'em $2 Million GTD


A Look Back At The History Of This Event

The Venetian $5,000 main event each summer has consistently been one of the largest tournaments on the Card Player Poker Tour. In fact, four prior champions of this event are found among the top 10 ...

The Poker Player’s Manifesto — Part XIV: Variance II

by Bryan Devonshire |  Published: Mar 04, 2015


Now that we’re friends with variance after our last discussion on the topic in Part 13 of The Poker Player’s Manifesto last issue, enough time has passed that we’re pretty sick of our new friend. Completely disloyal, we often think that even though our friend variance enables our ability to win at poker in the long term, the jerk also enables us to lose in the long term. He’s like that train wreck of a friend that you’ve known since you were a kid and love to death, but he certainly makes you dislike him in moments. After years of understanding my friend and those moments, I understand that being a train wreck is simply part of his personality and I can choose to be his friend and accept him for who he is or stop being friends with him. I still like my friend, so I will take the ...

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