T. Dana Smith is the author of four gaming books, including "The Championship Table at the WSOP." Formerly the owner of Cardsmith Publishing and columnist for Card Player and other magazines, she is senior editor at Cardoza Publishing and book critic for Gamblers Book Club.
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Looking Back | It was a winner-take-all tournament with an entry fee of $10,000, so with 13 participants the champion would pocket $130,000. In the final hand, Moss pushed in his last $40,000 on the flop with K-J offsuit against Pearson’s A-7.view
Tales from the Poker Trail | Four-time bracelet winner Tom McEvoy, the 2009 Champion of Champions event winner at the WSOP, told this story in The Championship Table, which he co-authored with Dana Smith.view
Tales from the Poker Trail | In the early years at the World Series of Poker, betting lines were put out before the tournament began. Jackie Gaughan made up an odds sheet; Jack Binion and Doyle Brunson had a line; and Bob Stupak posted a line.view
Book Reviews | With the pros starting their training camps this week, it's time to get ready with Marc Lawrence’s Playbook (2012 Football Handicapper’s Yearbook) for all NFL and NCAA football teams, over 5,000 trends, and predictions for every team.view