:: Bluffin’ Bush. BetCRIS.com conducted the following survey: "Which world leader would you play poker against?" President George Bush topped the poll. Says Mickey Richardson, CEO of Bet CRIS.com, "Bush . . . looks like someone that’s easy to bluff." Wicked Chops Poker disagrees with this statement, however. Bush is the kind of stubborn-headed-something-something that would call you down to the river thinking his mid-pair is good when the board is all overs and you’ve been betting heavily into him…and he’d probably be right. NY Post
:: Lessons in politics and poker. Mitchell Szczepanczyk, whose name was never murdered by teachers on the first day of school, waxes philosophic on politics and poker. Szczepanczyk, who needs to buy a vowel, murders the poker metaphor record in two sentences by ending his article with the following gem: "When it comes to struggles against systems of power, they may hold all the chips, but we hold all the cards. And the more we can work to improve our chip count, the sooner we can win — and on our terms." Terrible. ZNET
:: Luske does it his way. Marcel Luske has an instructional poker DVD coming out called, "Poker My Way."