We’re now a full month into the launch of Wicked Chops Insider. The following links are some highlights from last month. We’ve also posted a new Anonymous Poker Player X column today (Insiders read here).
:: The Rise and Fall of Ray Bitar – An oral history examining the rise of Full Tilt Poker and Ray Bitar–and how his personality traits may have impacted the fall of the company.
:: Poker Industry Acquisition and Alliance Scorecard – Grading the recent M&A activity in the industry.
:: Legislative Barometer – We speak with industry insiders to get their take on the chances of online poker legalization in the U.S. by the end of 2012.
:: Deal of the Century? – Examines how Groupe Bernard Tapie may have gotten an amazing deal in their potential acquisition of Full Tilt.
:: Revisiting the BLUFF Power 20 – We poll industry insiders and media on who they think would top the magazine’s annual rankings seven months after Black Friday.
:: The WSOP Ratings Conundrum – WSOP packaged shows were down. Live shows did well. Where will the future of televised poker go?
:: Dominik Kofert PokerStratey.com Profile – He ranked in the top 5 of our revised Power 20 poll, but very few people know about the success of PokerStrategy.com and Dominik Kofert…until now.
:: Old School vs New School Poker Media – We’re at a tipping point in poker media. Here’s a look at the old school sites battling it out with the new school.
:: Pauly’s NFL Picks – Each week, Dr. Pauly gives his sage NFL betting advice.
:: AnonX Circuit Secrets – A well-known pro provides monthly insights into what players are talking about on the circuit.