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The 37th president of the United States loved to play poker and actually financed his run for Congress with poker winnings. MORE
Politics & Poker
Warren Harding, the 29th President of the United States, was a great lover of the game of poker. So much so, in fact, he played at least twice a week. His advisors got the nickname "the poker cabinet" because they played with the President. Rumors say that Harding once lost an entire set of White House China playing poker, but that story is up for debate.
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Not the actor, the poker player; one of the fiercest around. Bracelet winner and member of the Poker Hall of Fame. MORE
Sir Edmond Hoyle
We thank the man for the Rules of the Game. The phrase "according to Hoyle" came into the language as a reflection of his generally-perceived authority on the subject; since that time, use of the phrase has expanded into general use in situations in which a speaker wishes to indicate an appeal to a putative authority.
Hall of Famer
1984 world champion Jack Keller won three WSOP bracelets in all and more than $3 million in his career. He also captured two main events at Amarillo Slim’s Superbowl of Poker, which was the world’s second most prestigious poker tournament at the time.
Chris de Beer
Picks the rematch between pacqauo and Bradley....should be awesome. Who's Chris taking? LISTEN
R. Scott Dinsmore is back with 'What's in your Egg basket for the World Series of Poker?', a look at how maximize your bankroll for poker's upcoming marquis event at the Rio next month. Should you put all your eggs in one basket and play the mian event? MORE
Co-owner of DandBPoker.com, Byron Jacobs is an 'International Master' at chess and author of three successful poker books. Now, he's teamed up with the best online poker player EVER - Chris Moorman - on a new project; 'Moorman's Book of Poker':
'Derrick & Dannenmann'
High Roller Radio program director Derrick Oliver-Dewan is teaming up with Steve Dannenmann, one of poker's household names, who won a whopping $4.2 million at the 2005 World Series of Poker. This show will headline a stacked roster of great radio shows, poker instructors and fantastic segments as part of a new radio network - Your Poker Radio. Owner/Operator 'Poker Joe' Purvis says he's excited:
They called him 'Dandy' because he was always the best dressed player at the poker table and he was usually the best one at it as well. Addington made the main event final table of the World Series of Poker a record seven times and is a member of the Poker Hall of Fame. LISTEN
Shane Schleger is a dynamite poker player who's made a couple final tables at the World Series of Poker and one on the World Poker Tour. Most recently, he finished 5th at the WCOOP main event for more than $291,000. Great interview from the archives. LISTEN
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The 'Art of the Deal'
Stuart Locascio is the general manager of Poker Academy Inc., the only 'Live-Action' poker school in Los Angeles, where dealing cards rather than playing them is a viable career option. Be sure to listen to this fantastic Q&A. MORE
'The Players Voice'
High Roller Radio's Derrick Oliver-Dewan is a contributor to Poker Player Newspaper and this week looks at Ladies Legend Susie Isaacs and the 1998 main event; the 'Year of Dreams'. HERE
Poker Quotes "This was the toughest place I've ever played in. There were forty of us that hung around together there and, apart from Sailor and me, they were all either dead or in the penitentiary by the time they were thirty-five." - Carl Mckelvey, about the famous Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas and his days with Hall of Fme poker player 'Sailor' Roberts. (From the book, Ghosts at the Table by Des Wilson.)
Top 5 Dirty Angles Nik Low is a successful cash game specialist and regular at the legendary Commerce Casino in Los Angeles. He has joined High Roller Radio as a hand analyst and this week looks at the 'Top 5 Dirty Angles' you'll find at the poker table. MORE
Susie Isaacs has certainly left her mark in the poker world; winning the WSOP Ladies Championship in back-to-back years in 1996 & 1997. A year later, she bubbled the main event final table - 10th. A great Q&A from the archives.
High Roller Radio offers you a sampling of the many dynamic gaming author's we've had on the show; from Frank Scoblete, author of the best-selling Golden Touch Craps to Johnny Hughes, author of Famous Gamblers, Poker History and Texas Stories. James Leighton, author of Alligator Blood, tells the story of young Daniel Tzvetkoff, a 20-something millionaire and one of the key figures who helped to bring down online poker:
2014 World Series of Poker
Organizers have released the schedule of events for the 2014 WSOP this summer at the RIO. Are you playing? Schedule
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