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I hope everyone had a great (and safe) new year. Things have been busy here so I have to apologize for missing last week’s post of the week.

So let’s get down to it, shall we?

Recently poker player and writer Tony Korfman was banned from the Bellagio after strangling a player during the $1,000 re-buy second chance event. Korfman has authored several poker strategy books. Which of the below is the actual title of one of the chapters in his books?

a) “Take that your punk bastard”
b) “You think Dutch Boyd is unstable? Check this out.”
c) “Ways to get yourself banned for life from a poker room”
d) “Table Image – How to make your opponent fear you”

If you’re writing a poker story and you run out of things to say, which of the following is appropriate:

a) Just make some stuff up
b) Find a trusted and respectable authority figure to comment on the story
c) Can the story
d) Quote one of your own reporters like Gambling911 has done on numerous occasions

If you are only interested in short-term results and have a death wish for your business, do you:

a) Fix the business model
b) Ignore the problem
c) Cry
d) Start ejecting players for being too good.

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Worst Affiliate Manager Award

Poker Job Search

Senior Interface Designer – Poker
Director of Online Marketing
Project Manager for Media Development – Online Poker
Gibraltar Airport
What Does it Take to Work at Party Poker?

Rakeback Report

New Year Reload Bonus From PokerStars
Noiq Poker is offering €150,000 January Rake Races
Red Star Poker Reload Bonus
Rakeback Report Promotions for Jan
2010 Changes to the PokerStars VIP Program

Joke of the Week

A homeless man asks another man for two dollars. The man says “Will you use the money to buy booze?” The homeless man replies “No sir, I don’t drink.” The man then asks “Will you use the money to gamble?” The homeless man replies “No sir, I don’t gamble.” So the man says “Do me a favor and come home with me. I want my wife to see what happens to a man who doesn’t drink or gamble.”

Photocred to tiffa130

 The Week(s) That Was

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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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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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