It's Friday night and I've been doing too much "celebrating" to string together a full article. So instead, here are some random pieces of news / links / notes from the world of poker.
Glass Swallowing Prop Bet Between David Blaine and Phil Ivey? The New York Daily News is reporting that Phil Ivey was having dinner with David Blaine at Tao in New York when an interesting prop bet was made. Apparently Blaine was running through some different tricks, dazzling the patrons of the restaurant, when Ivey offered Blaine $10,000 to eat a "glass from the table."
Blaine then proceeded to smash a sake glass and eat it piece by piece.
Source: New York Daily News Gossip Section
Jared "TheWacokidd" Hamby Profile. There is a write-up of Hamby, one of the best young poker players in the world, in the Saturday edition of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
Speaking of Profiles... We have been adding a number of profiles to our other poker site, Poker-King.com. Click here to access our profiles section. So far we have profiles on Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad, Phil Ivey, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, David "The Dragon" Pham and Mike "The Mouth" Matusow.
Movies Section. We have also started up a Movies section which can be found on the left bar of this site. We are posting Youtube clips of some of the best and most controversial moments from the world of televised poker. We are going to add new videos every couple of days..
Top Five Prop Bets of All Time. Pokerlistings has an interesting article up about the five greatest prop bets of all time. I had never heard of the first one involving Amarillo Slim..
Have a great weekend everyone, and we will talk to you all on Sunday..
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