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Today in the 3-Bet we have a brand new anti-Annie Duke rant by Daniel Negreanu, the infamous Dr. Pauly signing off on Tao of Poker and an Irish film crew tackling an English poker star.
1) Negreanu Rants, Mostly About Annie Duke
Daniel Negreanu’s Weekly Rant hit the Web one day early this week and, big surprise, it’s an unmitigated assault on Annie Duke.
By any stretch of the imagination Negreanu has already spent too much time on someone of whom he thinks so little.
In today’s rant he lists poker’s most prominent females, but reserves a special slot for his arch-nemesis.
2) Dr. Pauly Says Goodbye
Paul “Dr. Pauly” McGuire has been a cornerstone of the poker blogging world for years and has managed to capture humanity, or lack thereof, in the poker world like few others.
McGuire announced today that his post “A Letter to Ndugu” on Tao of Poker will be the blog’s last.
Paul "Dr. Pauly" McGuire
Author of Lost Vegas and Jack Tripper Stole My Dog, McGuire pulls zero punches in his goodbye post. Years of life on the road, living the lifestyle that made his blog famous, have taken their toll.
For the last few years, I've felt like a fraud without a sincere message. I hate repeating myself and my schtick is nothing more than a derivative of something I already said much better years before.
I'm supposed to be imparting pearls of wisdom to you, but instead I've done nothing but brag about what it is like dabbling in the Dionysian lifestyle (smoking too much grass and popping waaaaay too many pills), while promoting the genius of degenerate gambling.
I was a peddler of broken dreams -- a postmodern Pusherman -- shoving online poker down the throats of whomever wandered into this corner of the web. I should've been executed five years ago by a firing squad for crimes against humanity.
We're going to stick with our schtick, repetitive or not, but we’re sad to see the end of Tao of Poker.
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