Who is Ben Zamani: Winner of WSOPC Planet Hollywood Title

April 11th, 2018

At World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit in Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, Ben Zamani continued to steamroll his way by winning the main event and increasing yet another award to his ever growing records of career. He took down 610 entrants by outplaying a star-studded final table including many accomplished poker pros like Joseph Cheong, Ben Palmer, Barry Hutter and Jesse Yaginuma and wonderfully took hold of the first prize worth $192,152. For the past three years Ben Zamani has won $1.16m, $992k and $788k. He kept up the pressure in the final table by starting with third in chips and when the action reached four-handed, he occupied 85% of the chips in play. At one point in game, his stack was increased to over 10 million while his three opponents had less than two million total chips between them. Thus, taking advantage of the situation, Zamani was able to score a double knock out. A WSOP reporter declared his performance as one of the most dominant and influential performance in recent memory. Ben Zamani Ben Zamani is a 31-year old full-time poker who started playing poker with his friends in high school. Zamani is a professional American poker player […]

Wild Wild Country Review – A WTF of everything

April 3rd, 2018

What a crazy new docu-series on netflix! I’m almost at a loss for words about how many aspects of our humanity are challenged and illuminated in this incredible re-telling of the events in the 80’s of the Rajneesh commune in Wacco County Oregon. The 6-part documentary, entitled Wild Wild Country on Nextflix, is about the followers of the spiritual guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, is a perfect microcosm of the U.S. and world’s primary struggle for peace. Peace among communities, peace among countries, and peace within yourself. The questions raised in this documentary are many, and so vitally important, especially in the current U.S. political climate. The story begins by foretelling the coming of the people in red to a small town in Antelope, Oregon (population 40). The followers of the Indian guru Rajneesh purchased 140+ miles of land in Wacco County, called “Big Money Ranch”, with the idea of setting up a utopian like community from scratch. Though they told local residents they were purchasing it only for farming, their plan was to build the society they always thought was possible. And, to their credit, they did a lot of great work. Everything from their own power grids, to shops, […]

DriveHUD: Best HUD to Analyze and Improve your Poker, Beat Opponents

April 2nd, 2018

HUDs (heads-up displays) are of indispensable importance in Poker. Heads-up displays inform a Poker player about his and his opponents’ performance based on key statistics and data. In the modern Poker ecosphere, you cannot survive without a good Poker HUD. DriveHUD is one of the best Poker HUDs available in budget. The tool, which is currently available for free for a 30-day trial period, is not only useful in showing stats and data for a quick analysis, it can also process large chunks of data and perform efficient reporting. As an example, DriveHUD can load and analyze millions of hands and show you reports for every Poker player based on his moves and bets. Features of DriveHUD Perhaps the best feature of DriveHUD is its “Bumper Sticker System”, which notifies players about the exploitable patterns in their opponents’ game and strategy.  You can create different trackers and get alerts regarding their key moves and weaknesses.   Using DriveHUD, you can analyze your hands by position at the table, stack size, time and several other metrics. You can also “replay” your hands to see what went wrong or analyze your strengths or weaknesses. In the updated version of DriveHUD, you can […]