Day Two: Welcome to the World Series of Poker


Day One | Day Two | Day Three | Day Four/Five/Six Day Two: After a semblance of sleep, the effect of yesterday’s gastric tidal wave a fading memory, I set off for the Rio in search of tournament glory. The first hurdle was getting to the Rio, home of the WSOP. After trekking all the […]

Who Says Poker Isn’t a Sport?


Some people, like my friend Les Grobstein, Chicago sports maven, have long turned their noses up at the wide world of tournament poker as a feat of athletic prowess. After outlasting 500 of the 537 entrants into event #5 of the 2012 Chicago Poker Classic, I can debunk that with certainty. I cannot drive a […]