The Sunday Funnies 11/17/2013: A lighthearted look at the poker world

futurama-pokerNegreanu has an admirer; Sklansky weighs in

So apparently a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles is big-time poker fan, and if she could spend the day with anyone in the world it would be Daniel Negreanu, according to a fun little article at

Of course this went a little viral in the poker community, appearing on social media and in the forums, but the story took a turn towards the weird when David Sklansky weighed-in:

“Coincidently I have several friends who know her well and are aware of her likes and dislikes and what turns her on. I’ll get them to come to this site and chat with Daniel a bit to help get the ball rolling.”

WSOP Champion Causes Spelling Problem

So apparently I can’t spell… or read… or perhaps both. Since he won the World Series of poker championship I’ve been writing about Ryan Riess, all the while referring to him as Ryan Reiss.

I guess on the bright side I’ve pretty much locked-up the Google search rankings for Ryan Reiss WSOP Champion.

Everyone loves a good prop bet

Party Poker decided to offer a list of wild/zany/reckless prop bets in a recent blog post, and I have to say there are some good one on their list –the Johnny Moss sucker-punch bet is one of my all-time favorites.

Let us know what you think are the best prop bets of all-time, Register at and keep the conversation going!

Lee Davy asks the age old question: To comment or not to comment

An interesting discussion was started by poker writer Lee Davy, when he asked the following question in a recent article:

“Do we want color or conformity in live poker reporting?”

Basically, Davy is wondering if people strictly want details or a bit of analysis and entertainment when they are following live reporting at a poker tournament. Assuming they are both done well, which do you prefer?

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