Taking a Link Dump

Haley has a great article on her blog suggesting that Scott Tom had a much bigger role in the Absolute Poker cheating scandal than had been previously reported.

Wicked Chops gives the details on David Williams winning the 2010 WPT Championship in their usual style.

Fans of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon will be glad to hear that the lovers pair will be at the 2010 WSOP Ante Up for Africa charity event.

Full Tilt Poker Red Pro Gus Hansen lost $586,000 this weekend

PTP has an excellent review of HUD for Full Tilt’s Rush Poker.

Is Harrah’s Looking to Sell the Rio? I don’t know but Dan at Pokerati has been following the rumors.

2+2 gets down and dirty discussing best/worst affiliate managers in the business. Ouch!

The Aria Resort and Casino is opening up The Ivey Room to match Bobby’s Room.

Speaking of Phil Ivey, he and Howard Lederer are in a $5 million prop bet that Ivey can’t win two more WSOP bracelets during the 2010 and 2011 WSOP.

Lou Krieger has the lowdown on Full Tilt’s Rush tournaments.

Lou also tells us how online gaming could create 32,000 jobs.

And last but not least, Full Tilt has finally gotten around to offering step tournaments. Welcome to the 21st Century guys.

Bill Rini
Bill Rini is currently the Head of Online Poker for WSOP. He has been working in the online poker industry since 2004 and has held management roles at Full Tilt Poker and PartyPoker.