The Week That Was Aug 31 – Sept 6


Okay, I’ll admit this update will cover more than just the last week because I haven’t sent out a weekly update in a few weeks. Humor me.

Bill’s Poker Blog

Funny Poker Videos: We had a few funny poker videos come our way this week.

What if you had to play against every James Bond?
Really, Really Excited Asian Poker Tour Players
Full Tilt Ad Parody

Next up was poker news headlines:

PartyPoker Takes Huge Gamble on World Poker Tour
eGaming Review – August Rakeback Edition
Casino Gambling Web News Story Deceiving For Online Casino Gamblers

The good and bad of poker journalism that I’ve run across recently:

The Good: Best Segue EVAR
The Bad: How Slow is Poker News Today?

Asian Poker Tour Report and Pics:

Mel Judah Took a Picture of Me in the Bathroom
Pics From APT Party

Personal Stuff:

A Taste of Thailand 08.11.2009
Wicked Lightning
Hong Kong Visa Run

And just something that I found funny; Jason Biggs, the star of the American Pie movies, was attacked by an ape while visiting online gaming capital Gibraltar: Gambling Capital Gibraltar Unsafe

Rakeback Report

Some news from the world of Rakeback.

Full Tilt Double Points Promotion
Rake Races and Rake Chases For September (special deals for Rakeback Report players)
UB Launches Mac Version of Their Software

Poker Job Search

Lots of poker jobs available right now. The market seems to be heating up as we move into the very busy Q3 and Q4 period. Check out these jobs on offer.

PR & Events Coordinator – Portugal
Spanish CS Representative – Poker
Scrum Master
Affiliate Account Manager – Online Poker
Event Manager
Poker VIP Manager
Events Manager
Brand Manager (4-6 month contract)
Italian Country Manager – Affiliates & Acquisitions
Software Architect
Spanish CS Representative – Poker
Country Marketing Manager – Norway
Global Poker CRM (4 month Fixed Term Contract)
SEO Marketing Manager
Player Marketing Manager – White Label Partners
French Senior PR & Events Coordinator
Portuguese PR & Events Coordinator
Polish Customer Service Representative – Online Poker
Brand and Marketing Development Manager
Territory Manager- Nordics – Online Poker
PR and Events Coordinator – Online Poker
Benelux Country Manager
Affiliate Marketing Manager – Online Poker
Digital Designer
Director of Web Development – Project Management
German Fraud Investigator – Online Poker
Games Systems UI Prototype Developer -IT – Poker
Technical Project Manager – Software Projects
Play Money Retention/Conversion Manager – Online Poker
Internal Security Analyst
Regional Customer Relationship Marketing Manager – Online Poker

Where’s that recession? Not in online poker :-)

Flop The Nuts Poker Live Poker Events

I haven’t added many new events recently but here are some upcoming events you might want to check out.

World Poker Tour Cyprus (underway)
APPT Seoul (Sept 17 – 21)
WSOPE (Sept 17 – Oct 2)

Parting Shots

Congrats are due to Change100 for scoring a new gig at PokerNews.

photocred to BodogGirl

Bill Rini

Bill Rini has been working in the online poker industry since 2004. He was a product manager for poker at Full Tilt and was the poker room manager at PartyPoker. Currently, Bill is the Head of Online Poker for WSOP.   Bill has been blogging about online poker since 2003 and is considered one of the leading authorities on the online poker industry.   "I like What Bill Rini said in his blog" - Doyle Brunson   "In other news, we had Bill Rini write an absolutely home run blog." Daniel Negreanu   "Industry insider Bill Rini has one of the most popular blogs in poker, with thousands of subscribers and fans regularly coming back for his universally respected insight into the industry" - Barry Carter (News editor for PokerStrategy, Co-Author: The Mental Game of Poker)

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