Archive for May, 2009

Stud v NLHE: Two final tables in progress

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

I don’t think anyone would bet on the stud finishing before the NLHE but as I write we have ten in the NLHE and eight in the stud. The stud players are: Chet Soboleske, Josh Wible, George Rechnitzer, Philip Luong, Stephen Borgo, Parviz Sayyad, Para Gill and Annette Menezes. Although Matt was twittering overlay the […]

Final Day of the $335 NLHE at the Commerce

Monday, May 18th, 2009

This was the tournament with two 900 player day ones. The final table result: 1) Avi Kadosh $84k 2) Chad Viall 3) Doug Smith 4) Sung Oh 5) Binh Le 6) Gary Weiss 7) Le Banh 8) Rick Blower 9) Allen Kim

The misunderstood Men

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

This comes with a story but I am swamped.Coming soon…

Stud8 a slow way to success

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

As well as 978 players in todays $200k guarantee (easily attained) we have eight players left from yesterdays stud8. 8) Craig Chait $746 7) Ralph Hoots $1026 A six way chop is being discussed as I write between Bonnie Rossi, Bruce Diamond, Garbis Canseven, Aiten Hillel, Mike Poskaich and Seyed Mazarei.

Sara Chau watch

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

I may have to share her with pokerati and probably wickedchops during the series but for now Sara Chau is a pokergossip exclusive. Sara is playing at the Commerce today with a new hair colour and a new tattoo. Her pet python, named Lee Jackson for those as old as me ,hello Cal Jen, is […]

Three tournie Thursday

Friday, May 15th, 2009

104 for the Omaha8, still waiting for the stud8 but will be around ten tables. Also today the final of the $335 NLHE. This event attracted 307 entries.Playing in the stud8 Bruce Diamond the more successful tournament Diamond,sorry Scott.Double dipping today: Jerry Buss, Chainsaw Kessler, Vanna Tea, Craig Chait + Marshall Ragir. Nlhe results: 9) […]

Pokerpalooza debuts on July 2nd

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

We had strippers and dunk tanks. We had pillow fights. Then Jeffrey Pollack decided to upgrade the WSOP trade show. Last year we could hit golf balls and to be honest it was dull without the girls in bikinis.  Mr Pollack agreed so this year the emphasis is on fun. A mechanical bull, a Richard […]

Sunday Commerce Gallery

Monday, May 11th, 2009

$220 NLHE with rebuys Prize pool 271680 + $1k NLHE $220: 1) Danny Ratigan $73k 2) Andreas Dassopoulos 3) Phong Le 4) Dong Xu 5) Dave Demanski 6) Larry Berg $1k 1) Super Mario $21k 2)Derwin Lowery 3) Yuri Thomas 4) Jose Ochoa 5) Jim Holtz

The most popular people on pokergossip

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

According to my search engine Nik Gera is the most popular player on the site. I met Nik at the Commerce in January and always have a chat with him when he plays in L.A. Number 2 is female jockey Chantel Sutherland. Never been introduced but I always show up well in horse racing search […]

Jerry watching Lakers on TV

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Jerry Buss is playing in the HORSE tournament at the Commerce today . Conveniently his seat is facing the TV set. 113 joined Jerry to play for a first prize of $16618. The final table from yesterday is the $500 NLHE. Eliminations as they happen. The starting ten: Kirk Conrad, Andy Bui, Jesse Simonelli, Darrell […]