Here’s a quick catch-up on some poker news from around the interconnected tubes.
:: WPT Season XII kicked off yesterday with the Legends of Poker at the Bike. Barry Hutter leads Day 1A. [link]
:: Speaking of WPT (sort of), HPT is giving away a wrestling belt to the winner of its Commerce event. Freaking. Awesome. [link]
:: Speaking of HPT and Asians (i.e. Commerce), Maria Ho won her first ever live event, binking $100k at a WinStar prelim. [link]
:: Speaking of wrestling and Asians, was there a better intro song in the ’80′s than Ricky the Dragon Steamboat‘s? We’re open to suggestions. Seems like the Road Warriors‘ Iron Man intro is the only acceptable alternative. [link]
:: EPT Barcelona gets all SHRPO and pulls in a big field. [link]
:: Speaking of Florida and Latinos, a look at the state of poker in Florida. [link]
:: A column by Marco about TV poker and the personality vs skill debate going on in some circles. We’ll have a response to this soon. [link]