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In the game of poker, opens and raises are considered aggressive plays, while calls and checks are considered passive (though a check-raise would be considered a very aggressive play).
Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games.
William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation.
Bill Robertie (born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States on July 9, 1946) is a backgammon, chess, and poker player and author.
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.
Juan Carlos Mortensen (born April 13, 1972 in Ambato, Ecuador) is an Ecuadorian professional poker player of Danish descent and the only South American Main Event winner of the World Series of Poker.
A chess title is a title created by a chess governing body and bestowed upon players based on their performance and rank.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
Downey is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States, southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
Doyle F. Brunson (born August 10, 1933) is a retired American poker player who played professionally for over 50 years.
Erik Seidel (born November 6, 1959) is an American professional poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada, who has won eight World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour title.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
The following is a glossary of poker terms used in the card game of poker.
Harrington on Hold 'em is a series of poker books about poker strategy, particularly for Texas hold 'em poker tournaments.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Howard Goldfarb (born 1961 or 1962) is a Canadian poker player, chiefly noted as the runner-up of the 1995 World Series of Poker (WSOP).
Howard Henry Lederer (born October 30, 1963) is an American professional poker player.
Jay B. Heimowitz (born December 26, 1937) is an American poker player from Bethel, New York.
Joseph Hachem (جوزف هاشم;; born 11 March 1966) is a Lebanese Australian professional poker player known for winning the Main Event of the 2005 World Series of Poker.
John Joseph "Joey" Harrington Jr. (born October 21, 1978) is a former American football quarterback.
Johnny Chan (He has another Chinese name "Chen Qiangni" which is also commonly used by Chinese-language media. It is a transliteration of "Johnny Chan" (as "Chen" for "Chan", "Qiangni" for "Johnny") rather than his Chinese birth name. born in Guangzhou, China in 1957) is a Chinese-American professional poker player.
Mark Newhouse (born March 11, 1985) is an American professional poker player who made back-to-back final tables at the World Series of Poker Main Event in the 2013 and 2014 finishing 9th both times, making him the only player to make the November Nine twice before the format was abandoned.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Mayfair Club was a cardroom in New York City.
Mark "Mickey" Appleman (born July 15, 1945) is an American professional poker player, sports bettor, and sports handicapper now living in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
Minh Hoang Ly (born March 24, 1967 in Vietnam) is a Vietnamese-American professional poker player based in Temple City, California.
Norman A. Chad (born 1958) is an American sportswriter and syndicated columnist who is seen on the sports channel ESPN.
Pádraig Peter Harrington (born 31 August 1971) is an Irish professional golfer who plays on the European Tour and the PGA Tour.
Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy, and skill.
Poker After Dark is an hour-long poker television program on NBC.
The Poker Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of professional poker in the United States.
Ryan Riess (born June 21, 1990) is an American professional poker player best known for winning the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event.
Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Thuận B. "Scotty" Nguyễn (born October 28, 1962) is a Vietnamese American professional poker player who is a five-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, most notably as the winner of the 1998 World Series of Poker Main Event and the 2008 World Series of Poker $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. World Championship.
Seven-card stud, also known as Seven-Toed Pete or Down-The-River is a variant of stud poker.
Steve Zolotow is an American businessman and professional poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada.
Texas hold 'em (also known as Texas holdem, hold 'em, and holdem) is a variation of the card game of poker.
Two Plus Two Publishing is a private company established and owned by statistician and poker player Mason Malmuth.
The World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile.
Below are the results of season 4 of the World Poker Tour television series (2005–2006).
Below are the results of season six of the World Poker Tour (2007-2008).
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Las Vegas and, since 2005, sponsored by Caesars Entertainment Corporation (known as Harrah's Entertainment until 2010).
The 1987 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 1995 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 2004 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe after Harrah's Entertainment purchased the casino and the rights to the tournament in January.
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