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Daniel Negreanu Ė Poker Articles - 2006

The LA Poker Classic
Card Player poker article by Daniel Negreanu
Fresh off a win in Tunica, I was feeling pumped up and ready to attack the monster prize pool at the next World Poker Tour stop at Commerce Casino in Los Angeles.
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It Feels Good to Be Back!
Card Player poker article by Daniel Negreanu
Finally. Finally, I get a chance to write more than a one-part column covering my tournament performance. Finally, the cards seem to be my friends again in these big tournaments, and everything seems to be coming together nicely.
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I'm Not Sure What to Think of This Hand
Card Player poker article by Daniel Negreanu
I was down to the final 27 players in the World Series of Poker Circuit event at the Grand Casino in Tunica, Mississippi, with a decent-size stack. It didn't take us too long to get down to 19 players, when I played a rather interesting pot with Danny Alaei.
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An Awesome Read in Australia
Card Player poker article by Daniel Negreanu
My second major stop on the tournament circuit for 2006 was the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, home of World Champion Joe Hachem.
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Bizarro World
Card Player poker article by Daniel Negreanu
My plan was to start off 2006 with a bang and hit all five major tournaments in January. That would take me from the Bahamas to Australia, then to Tunica for two events, and finally to Atlantic City.
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Title Defense at the Bellagio Five-Diamond World Poker Classic
Card Player poker article by Daniel Negreanu
Exactly one year had passed since the most memorable moment in my poker career. Going into the last event of the year, I'd just been passed by David Pham for Card Player Player of the Year honors, and had precisely one tournament to regain the lead. If I made the final nine out of 376 players, I'd regain the lead.
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Taking a Stand
Card Player poker article by Daniel Negreanu
I was recently in Toronto for a couple of weeks, and aside from playing one night in a casino in Niagara Falls, the only other session I played was at the http://www.fullcontactpoker.com/ launch party. At that party, I announced the launch of http://www.fullcontactpoker.com/ (FCP) as a full-fledged online poker room, as well as a community to help improve your game. I also announced Daniel Negreanu's Protege, a promotion you will find only at FCP.
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Mixing it Up
Card Player poker article by Daniel Negreanu
You'll often hear players talk about "mixing up their play." It really is an important aspect of becoming a successful and unpredictable player. If you play each and every hand the same way, it makes it that much easier for your opponents to get a read on your play.
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