Tales from the Tiltboys
by The Tiltboys
The Tiltboys -- even casual poker fan will recognize Phil Gordon, the ringleader of this bunch of seemingly devil-may-care gamblers. Gordon is the expert commentator for TV's 'Celebrity Poker Showdown.' The rest are a bunch of buddies who went to Stanford together and began a weekly poker game that led to weekend trips to Las Vegas and, for a few of them, to a life of playing poker professionally. Phil Gordon made dot.com millions and is now living the good life in the poker world and on television. Perry Friedman won a World Series of Poker event. Dave 'Diceboy' Lambert is, according to the other Tiltboys, the luckiest human being on the planet.Kim 'Tiltmom' Scheinbert is the backagammon assassin. They are the leaders of this pack of 13 who will bet on how long it will take an old lady to cross the street, or whose luggage will come down the carousel at the airport first. They are the gang your parents warned you about but are also the gang your parents would welcome with open arms.Read a review of Tales from the Tiltboys
by Richard Marcus
One of the most hotly anticipated books in recent memory, Dirty Poker reveals the dark side of poker -- what the author describes as a rampant cheating scene. Marcus is a renowned casino cheat who's not afraid to tell it like it is, describing methods of player collusion, marking cards, chip dumping, and sophisticated forms of online cheating in both cash games and tournament play.Read a review of Dirty Poker
Celebrity Poker Buzz
When entertainment and sports combine, you'll often get celebrities as part of the scene. At basketball you have Jack Nicholson, Woody Allen, and Spike Lee cheering on their teams. Baseball has its rooters like Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. But with poker, the synergy reaches a new level. You don't have to be a great athlete to play poker, you just need a good notion of when to hold'em and when to fold'em. Celebrities bring a level of excitement to televised and charity events. Some stars are also bona fide players, just ask Jennifer Tilly. If you want to keep up with the latest in celebrity poker, you've found the right place.
Latest Celebrity Poker Players News
Randy 'The Natural' Couture hosts Las Vegas poker tournament
Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Mixed Martial Arts legend Randy "The Natural" Couture will host his Second Annual "Operation All In" poker tournament and charity auction benefiting the Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas, Aug. 22 starting at 2 p.m.
Poker Champ's Trials and Tribulations
In an interview with Las Vegas freelance journalist Steve Friess that appeared in The New York Times, Gold admitted he flashed his hole card to an opponent and told another opponent about one of his hands.
Amateur Wins 5th Annual World Poker Tour Invitational
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
Amateur poker player Adam Weinraub experienced the true meaning of 'the gift that keeps on giving' yesterday as he won the 5th Annual World Poker Tour (WPT) Invitational, an invitation-only event and the most glamorous stop of the poker circuit.
Britney Spears Wins Dubious Poker Award
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Britney Spears is apparently the celebrity most players would like to beat at poker according to a poll released by UltimateBet.com. Second in the 'competition' is Lindsay Lohan.