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Euro Poker Year Review -- May 2010

Andrew Feldman Fights Rabbi, Roy Brindley On Bad Memories And Gigi Buffon On The Ball

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Gianluigi BuffonPlayer of the Month: Ahead of her first trip to play the World Series of Poker (after turning 21) Annette Obrestad won most of her expenses, $87,000, online after taking down the PokerStars Sunday 500 .

Quote of the Month: Roy Brindley on flawed hindsight in poker decision making . “According to a recent paper by a Zurich-based firm of financial analyists, flaws of memory impair our ability to learn from the past and contribute to our poor financial decision making. The report states bad memories tend to be blocked out by good ones.”

Story of the Month: Young UK poker pro Andrew Feldman got embroiled in a legal battle with a rabbi . He would go on to lose the case.

Hand of the Month: Ali Tekintamgac beat Roberto Garcia Santiago_ when his QClub Suit 5Club Suit stayed ahead of Spaniard’s 9Diamond Suit 8Heart Suit despite three hearts falling on the flop. Tekintamgac would later in the year be disqualified from the Partouche Poker Tour for allegedly cheating.

Blog of the Month: Padraig Parkinson on “Poker for the Homeless, Alex Higgins, and some super serious security":http://www.cardplayer.com/poker-blogs/19-padraig-parkinson/entries/98045-poker-for-the-homeless .

Picture of the Month: Gianluigi Buffon joins team PokerStars..