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March 30, 2008 - April 5, 2008

WPT Foxwoods Poker Classic: Forrest, Glum Girl, Tehan Make a Run; Lucky You Sucks

WptlogoIn what feels like the slowest moving tournament of the decade, Day 2 wrapped at the WPT Foxwoods Poker Classic with 75 still remaining (219 started today, 346 the day before).

Paul Snead ended the day as chip leader, stacked at 472,700. He's followed by Day 1 chip leader and last year's winner, Raj Patel, with 393,700. Like Raj, Snead has turned Foxwoods into his personal ATM machine, with a $100k+ cash there in December of '07.

Of people you've actually heard of before, Ted Forrest is fourth overall with 339,100. Joe Tehan, whose name sounds too much like "Tehran" for our liking is stacked at 287,300. Glum Girl Svetlana Gromenkova has 243,200. Paul Darden, who is still alive, is sitting with 175,200. Kathy Liebert, a woman, brings 138,300 to Day 3. Aaaaaand Barry Greenstein (135,600), Erik Seidel (104,100), Erick Lindgren (93,500), Nam Le (56,200), and John Juanda (48,400) still remain.

In unrelated news, damn you HBO for running Lucky You this month. What a POS that movie is. Time has more drama than that flick. Can you sue a movie for sucking two hours out of your life?

Get full chip counts from the WPT here.

* Not a real dragon. Wait, he's not in this post.

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US American Jason Mercier Wins EPT San Remo In-a Italy

Our final EPT San Remo report is brought to you by the favolosa-ly gorgeous 29-year-old Italian model and actress Elisabetta Canalis, who like most hot Italian chicks has a penchant for banging professional soccer players. We hear Chelsea's Didier Drogba is the latest to have the pleasure.

Elisabetta CanalisA U.S. American has done it again.

For the third time this season, a relative unknown from the US of A has upset the Europeans on their home turf to take the top prize in a European Poker Tour event. First it was Reuben Peters of Colorado who slayed poker phenom Annette Obrestad, a woman, heads-up to win the EPT Dublin last November. Then it was Tim Vance at the EPT Scandinavian Open who conquered the Danes in Copenhagen. And now it's 21-year-old Jason Mercier, playing in just his second live tournament, who will bring an EPT title back across the Atlantic after he bested a field of 700 mostly Euro-runners to win the EPT San Remo and its €869,000 first place prize.

On his way to victory, Mercier played a near perfect tournament at the Casino Sanremo. The young Floridian, who plays online poker for a living, ended day 2 as the chipleader, and he found himself at the final table today in good position with the second most chips, just behind Italy's boy wonder Dario Minieri. While the mini Minieri was poised to command the final table with his aggressive style and the vocal support of his countrymen, it was Mercier who ended up dominating the table, singlehandedly sending the final five to the rail, including Swede William Thorson (6th), Italy's Gregory Genovese (5th), France's Eric Koskas (4th), Minieri (3rd) and France's Anthony Lellouche (2nd).

With his win, Mercier earns an automatic seat to the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo on April 12. The premier poker tournament on European soil, the EPT Grand Final has been won the past two years by a US American, with Jeff Williams capturing the title in 2006 and Gavin Griffin taking it down 2007.

Watch a video of the final hand being played out at the EPT San Remo and Kara Scott's post-victory chat with Mercier here and read Matthew Showell's interview with Mercier after his win here.


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EPT San Remo: Italy's Dario Minieri and US America's Jason Mercier Lead Final Table

Elisabetta GregoraciThis EPT San Remo report presented by 28-year-old Italian TV showgirl Elisabetta Gregoraci. The ambitious Italian hottie is most famous for "allegedly" banging a high-ranking public official to land a spot on a television show and is now banging some rich Italian dude 31 years her senior. See more of her on the Internet.

The final table at the EPT San Remo in Italy is set with the home country's Dario Minieri the chip leader with 1,832,000 in chips, and US American Jason Mercier in second with 1,591,000.

Minieri, who we first noticed at the 2006 WSOP, more for his scarf-wearing, femmi-bambino-ish looks than his hyper-aggro playing style, is no doubt the home turf favorite and will be looking for his first major tournament win. Minieri is a regular fixture at the virtual tables on PokerStars as well as the European Poker Tour and WSOP. His biggest cash so far was at the EPT Baden in 2006 where he finished third.

Mercier, who hails from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, is playing in only his second live tournament and is seeking to be the third US American to take home an EPT title in Season 4. Check out an interview PL's Arthur Cowson did with Jason ahead of the final table here. Another US American, Marcus Bower, has also made the final eight although he's severely shortstacked with just 278,000.

The player with the most wicked poker chops at the final table is Scandi William Thorson, who has his work cut out for him with only 418,000 in chips.

Player most likely to have you whacked if you suck out on the river against him: Italy's Gregory Genovese, who's stacked with 694,000.

Also at the final table are two Frenchies, Anthony Lellouche and Eric Koskas, who have somehow not yet surrendered their chips (1,192,000 and 449,000, respectively) to other players.

The full final table at the EPT San Remo below and clicktastic photos of Elisabetta Gregoraci below that:

Dario Minieri (Italy) - 1,832,000
Jason Mercier (USA) - 1,591,000
Anthony Lellouche (France) - 1,192,000
Gregory Genovese (Italy) - 694,000
Dag Palovic (Slovakia) - 585,000
Eric Koskas (France) - 449,000
William Thorson (Sweden) - 418,000
Marcus Bower (USA) - 278,000


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WPT Foxwoods Poker Classic: Raj Patel, Last Year's Winner, Leading Day 1

WptlogoWhile this year's WPT Foxwoods Poker Classic has been swimming in some cold water (only 346 started, 219 remain), there are lots of big names among the early big stacks.

Leading them all after Day 1 is last year's winner Raj Patel, who may possibly be from India. And unlike a plate of Gosht Vindaloo, something about the Foxwoods Poker Classic must sit well with Raj, who hasn't done much of anything before or after last year's win. He's stacked at 194,000.

Other big named big stacks include Barry Greenstein (152,000), Erik Seidel (98,000), Ted Forrest (97,300), Men "The Master" Nguyen (86,000), Nam Le (85,000), Erick Lindgren (84,000), and "Glum Girl" Svetlana Gromenkova (68,700), who at least is looking a little less glum today.

Get full chip counts from the WPT here.

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The Wicked Chops Poker Awards - Part III

As promised, the last part of our Wicked Chops Poker Awards is below and ready to go. Read Part I here and Part II here.

Rosie_huntington_2Part III is brought to you by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (at right). Rosie, a Brit, is a Victoria's Secret model billed as the next Kate Moss. Except she's much hotter than Kate Moss and less of a junkie. At least less of one for now.

Best Online Poker Site for Talking Shit: Bodog. Not sure why, but if you're a good shit-talker and like getting under people's skin, Bodog is the place for you to rage. F***ing luckboxes.

Best Online Poker Site for All-In Fests: Full Tilt Poker. If we're looking to get a Kate Moss-esque quick fix and don't have a lot of time to waste, Full Tilt's turbo SNG's basically turn into push monkey all-in fests after the first level or two. Perfect little bump.

Best Online Poker Site if You Like Pictures of Children and Dogs: Poker Stars. We love Poker Stars. We don't like other people's kids or dogs. Somebody needs to conduct a study to determine the percentage of runners on Stars that use a baby/family/dog photo for their icon. We're guessing at least 20%. Gotta be.

Best Poker Blogger Trip Reporter: Kid Dynamite. We keep saying it, but Kid Dynamite is the most under-rated poker blogger out there. And we'll keep saying it until he becomes over-rated and hated. His trip reports are particularly good. Read his latest batch here, here and here.

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2008 WSOP Main Event to Air Live, Sort Of, at a Later Date?

Vinnie Vinh at the WSOPRumors are circulating on the so-called "Internet" and from various well-placed sources that Harrahs is mulling the idea of making final table of the 2008 WSOP Main Event a live television event on ESPN, airing possibly in October.

Play would be halted this July once the field was whittled down to its final nine players, and then delayed until three months later. The idea is to make the final table a big television event with plenty of lead time to hype the finalists and so no one knows who the winner is until the show airs.

What we're personally hearing is that the final table would not actually broadcast live but would be filmed on a closed set at a later date, then edited and broadcast about two days later.

A decision hasn't been made yet, according to our sources, but officials are leaning towards making this happen.

As we're not so much in a thinking mood right now as we are in a looking at photos from the Miss England contest and scratching our heads mood (we like Miss Roehampton Natalie Lawrence btw), we will say this brings up the interesting prospect of poker pros giving amateurs lessons during the 3 month down time for a piece of their winnings.

Developing . . .

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WPT Foxwoods Poker Classic Shrinking, Unlike Sully Erna's Banana Next to Kimberly Lansing

Lucy_pinder_not_jc_tranThe World Poker Tour Starring Kimberly Lansing is in the middle of nowhere Connecticut this week for the Main Event of the Foxwoods Poker Classic. Action amidst the blue-haired old ladies slotting their days away got underway today at noon, which you may have heard is 9 AM West Coast time, and only a piddly 344 players have entered the $10,000 buy-in tournament, down significantly from last year's 415 and 431 the year before.

While we could postulate and hypothesize and do other things like that which require us to think a lot and put our thoughts into words about why the continued decline in entrants, let's just say it's more fun to watch videos of Kimberly Lansing. Check out one of her first videos of the day here in which she chats with banana-holding, Wicked Chops Poker Awards Winner Sully Erna, who notes that his favorite poker player is fellow WCPA winner JC Tran (in photo at right).

Leave it to a rocker to know spectacular breasts when he sees them.

Get live reports here or from Wicked Chops Poker Awards Winner Owen Laukkanen here.

Remind yourself how darn pretty Kimberly Lansing is here.

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EPT San Remo: Diminutive Scarf Wearing Dario Minieri Doing Well

Today's EPT San Remo report brought to you by 22-year-old Italian hottie Debora Salvalaggio, who likes to play this game with us called "Find the Photo of Debora where she isn't Topless." And she almost always wins, except for maybe this time. See Debora playing the game like a champ here (NSFW) and with this NSFW video here.

Debora Salvalaggio ties Giorgia Palmas as the hottest girl from Italy until proven otherwiseDay 3 is well underway at the EPT San Remo in Italy because they're 9 hours ahead of Las Vegas time and it's 9:20am here which makes it that plus 9 hours o' clock in Italy right now. You do the math.

Starting the day as the chip leader with 31 players remaining was US American Jason Mercier, who bagged 648,000 in chips at the end of the night. In second was that French guy who sounds like he should be either Eastern European or from Minneapolis but definitely not a Frenchie. Koskas sat down today with 596,000 and is currently the chip leader with more than a million in chips, according to the PokerListings gang in Sanremo.

In third at the start of today was that itty bitty Italian guy who wears the Harry Potterish scarves but we bet he still gets laid, Dario Minieri. He started the day with 596,000 and last we looked, he's on a tear on Day 3 with more than 800,000 in chips.

Also doing well is William Thorson, who had 320,000 at today's start and was the chipleader about an hour ago with around 900,000. The Swede has amassed more than $1.6 in tournament winnings over the past few years, with $900k of that from his 13th place finish at the 2006 WSOP Main Event.

On the notable players from US America front, they're all gone.

Best middle name that is a middle name and not a nickname at the EPT San Remo: Mads Wissing Andersen

Best Italian name of the day: Ezio Guagliata.

Live reports here.

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The Wicked Chops Poker Awards - Part II

Yesterday we introduced the first part of the possibly first annual Wicked Chops Poker Awards. As promised, today = Part II (which is so important we use Roman numerals instead of just the number "2").

Perfect_breastsBest Breasts in Poker: J.C. Tran. Listen, we have no idea where the "J.C. Tran has spectacular breasts..." thing came from. Couldn't think of anything else to say about the guy and it randomly popped up and the rest is history. Having said that, look at J.C. Tran's spectacular breasts (at right). Those are without one single doubt the best breasts in poker. Yes, Lacey Jones is the hottest girl in poker, but have you seen J.C.'s breasts? How can you even make an argument that someone has better breasts? You can't. It'd be like arguing against Lionel Hutz. You're winning that one every time, son.

Worst Name of a Potential Cellmate if You're Sent to Prison: Hoyt Corkins. The thought of being "hoyt corkin'd" is utterly terrifying.

Best 2+2 Thread of All-Time: The Sklansky/Hawbaker Dramabomb. It was bound to happen. Rumors swirled about some kind of Sklansky/Hawbaker relationship at last year's WSOP (watch the Brandi Hawbaker interview about it). Then it died down. Went away. Then in late February it just blew the f' up (read the 2+2 thread here), culminating in 2+2 banning any known Brandi Hawbaker associates (and the NWP crew) and Sklansky "alluding" to throwing acid on Brandi's face. This one had it all. In fact, we feel safe in saying that we may never see a poker forum thread involving a 60 year-old dude who keeps a vibrator in his glove compartment and hints at throwing acid on a hot girl's face again. Probably.

Best Neverwin Poker Thread: Justin Smith Rolls Bryan Micon. The sheer creativity in this one wins out over the never-ending supply of messed up NWP threads. After Bryan "King of the Degenerates" Micon got rolled for about $12k by Justin Smith, he turned the fuck-you-machine on full-throttle. Micon wouldn't rest until he got paid back. Be it recording countless phone conversation and putting them online, or releasing one digit of Justin Smith's SSN every hour until he got paid back, this one was constant entertainment. Watch Micon's RawVegas.tv interview on the pwning here.

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EPT San Remo: French Guy With a Non Sounding French Name on Top After Day 1b

Today's EPT San Remo report brought to you by Giorgia Palmas, the stunningly perfect 26-year-old Italian television personality who just may be the hottest hot girl from the land of pizzas, cannolis, and guys who put gobs of grease in their hair. Do yourself a favor and get to know Giorgia here (NSFW), here (NSFW video) and the clickably candid beach photos below.

Giorgia Palmas is the hottest girl from Italy where the EPT San Remo is underwayFrance's Eric Koskas, whose name doesn't sound very French to us in that it doesn't sound like the name of some man-loving fashion designer who wears a beret, says "oui oui" a lot and puffs on Gauloises all day, finished Day 1b at the EPT San Remo as the chip leader. Koskas takes 106,200 in chips onto Day 2, putting him just behind Day 1a leader Ville Nyman of Finland.

Here's what the top 5 look like heading into today at the Casino Sanremo:

Ville Nyman -- Finland -- 107,100
Eric Koskas -- France -- 106,200
Henrik Brockmann -- Germany -- 100,100
Antony Lellouche -- France -- 97,200
Yung Hwang -- US -- 96,000

208 poker players have made it through to Day 2 of the sold-out event, which started April 1 with 700 entries and almost a third of the field from the home country Italy. The next largest contingency was neighboring France who had 64 players ready to surrender their chips at the first sign of aggression. The US Americans also showed up in force with 61 players, no doubt thanks to PokerStars online qualifiers.

The total purse at the EPT San Remo is an impressive €3,195,860 with first place set to earn €869,000 and a total of 72 players walking away with some cash in their pockets.

Big names making it to Day 2 but already eliminated include Daniel Negreanu, Thor Hansen, Pascal Perrault, Steve Zolotow. Noted players from Day 1b still among the field on Day 2, last we checked, include Theo Jorgensen, Antonio Esfandiari, Marc Goodwin, Todd Brunson, Juha Helppi, Max Pescatori, and Soren Jensen.

Best Italian name of the day: Flavio Ferrari Zumbini

Best use of the useless umlaut: Eero Kekäläinen

Get live updates here and here.

Get happy with photos of Giorgia Palmas below . . .

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The Wicked Chops Poker Awards

In our Bluff Magazine article this month, we introduced what we think is possibly our first ever Wicked Chops Poker Awards.

Below are those awards. However, we're expanding this list. For real. For the remainder of the week. So check back tomorrow and Friday. Cause this shit is prestigious.

Denise Milani has HUGE personalityToday's awards are presented by Denise Milani (at right, more here).

Best Poker Player While Drinking Alcohol Award: Scotty Nguyen. Many poker players claim they play better while drunk. But poker isn’t like driving or having sex. For the most part, alcohol impairs your poker judgment and performance, or it at least turns you into a first class a-hole (Exhibit A: Men the Master Nguyen vs. Erick Lindgren WPT World Poker Open this past January). However, Scotty Nguyen defies all logic here. He’s insanely entertaining, makes saying “baby” incredibly cool, and plays some vicious poker while downing longneck after longneck. The dude even pulls off a Jerry Curl mullet. And he’s got a wife that’s not bad on the eyes. See, drinking does really make you more attractive to the opposite sex. That’s an important life lesson there for all of our female readers.

Best Impersonation of Al Krux Award: Jason Lester. Seriously, is there any difference between these two guys? Can any one tell them apart? If Al Krux busts out during Level 1 of a tournament, does he go back up to the cage and re-buy claiming he’s Jason Lester? No one would even question this, right?
UPDATE: Since publishing this one, the same rules apply to Lee Markholt and Lee Watkinson.

Best Poker Nickname: Darrell “Deep” Dicken. OK, so maybe we’re the only ones who call him by this nickname. But seriously, try saying Darrell “Deep” Dicken without laughing. Speaking of deep dicken, here's that link to Denise Milani again.

Best Female Poker Player: Tie. Whoa boy. That’s a funny one. Best female poker player. That’s grand. Pretty sure they’re all tied for last on this one.

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UIGEA Hearings on Capitol Hill Today, PPA Chairman Alfonse D'Amato Issues Statement

Congress holds hearings on UIGEAA subcommittee of the Barney Frank-chaired House Financial Services Comittee held a hearing today on Capitol Hill to discuss the proposed UIGEA regulations. The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) had a live stream of the hearings on their website here (expect a transcript soon) as well as PDFs of supporting documents from both those in favor of UIGEA regulations and those, like the banking industry, who basically say they are a load of crap.

For a fun read click here to see what the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA and NCAA had to say.

PPA Chairman and former US Senator Alfonse D'Amato issued a statement on today's hearing, which you can read in full after the jump . . .

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Hot Furry Action at the EPT San Remo

We know many of our readers have been saying, "You know I really dig EPT presenter Kara Scott, but when is she gonna do the furry thing on video. Boy would I love to see her dressed as a squirrel or a chipmunk. Or better yet, a bunny rabbit. Now that would be hot!"

Well, like Christmas come early, if you're some strange dude who gets off on people dressing as anthropomorphic animal characters, the Canadian-born hostess donned a rabbit suit at the EPT San Remo yesterday after apparently losing a prop bet with Chris Tessaro from Hardcore Sports Radio. Video in all its plushy glory below.

Watch the video on YouTube here.

Thanks to CJ for the tip.

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EPT San Remo Sees Finland's Ville Nyman Lead on Day 1a

Melissa Satta is from Italy where the EPT San Remo is underwayThe next stop of the European Poker Tour is underway in Italy, home to some of the world's most sensationally hot women, like Melissa Satta at right.

The first of two Day Ones at the EPT San Remo was held yesterday with 337 mostly Euro-rounders ponying up the €5,000 buy-in at the Casino Sanremo. At the end of Day 1a, a total of 95 players remained, and it was Finland's Ville Nyman who held the chip lead with 107,100, and Germany's Henrik Brockmann was not far behind with 100,100. Just think of the crazy, disturbing porn these two fellas combined have probably witnessed during their lifetimes. Really, Fins and Germans love the weird stuff. It's creepy. But curious.

US Americans have gotten off to a decent start with Yung Hwang amassing the third most in chips (96,600) and Anthony Spinella (71,600) and Isaac Baron (62,700) also among the top ten.

Notables who lasted through the Day 1a action include Luca Pagano (53,900), Mark Teltscher (50,400), Brandon Schaefer (48,400), Raymond Rahme (43,700), Roland de Wolfe (39,800), Ryan Daut (35,900), Steve Zolotow (33,800), Dario Minieri (28,200), Liz Lieu, a woman (28,700), Pascal Perrault (23,500), and Thor Hansen (11,600).

Some of the big names making an early exit in San Remo include Patrik Antonius, Sorel Mizzi, Mel Judah, Katja Thater, a woman, and Peter Jepsen.

Day 1b action is already underway today, and the tournament has reached its capacity of 700 players, making it the largest EPT event this year on European soil, we think. Among those in the field today are Daniel Negreanu, Noah Boeken, Vanessa Rousso, a woman, Isabelle Mercier, a woman, Fabrice Soulier, Todd Brunson, William Thorson and Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellie.

Get live updates here and here.

See photos of Melissa Satta from her Spanish Maxim spread and more, below and after the jump.


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Just In Case You Came Here for Some Poker News

Abigail_clancyBelow is some poker news from today that has nothing to do with Jennicide in Playboy, Shannon Elizabeth on Dancing with the Stars, Sarah Larson getting hotter to us or Abigail Clancy looking stellar in the photo you see to the right.

:: Congress to hold hearing Wednesday on whether banks are able to enforce the UIGEA (Click here)

:: British Army officer busted for hosting strip poker games in Iraq with other soldiers (Click here)

:: Legal concerns force the Norwegian Poker Championship to ship itself to Nottingham, England (Click here)

:: The Sunshine State moves closer to expanding the hours poker would be available at parimutuels (Click here)

:: Bluff Magazine is launching in South Africa in April 2008 (Click here)

:: The 2008 Asian Poker Tour will roll into 4 of The Asian Countries this year starting in late May (Click here)

:: Asia continues to prove it isn't the golden goose of poker everyone thought it would be (Click here)

Be sure to check out our exclusive video of Lacey Jones' exceptionally hot photo shoot as she is crowned WCP's Hottest Girl in Poker.

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Calvin Ayre to Make One Lucky Bastard His Heir on Reality Show

Putting an end to our current streak of posts soley about hot girls is news that our pal Calvin Ayre is starring in a reality show called "Calvin's Heir," in which the Bodog founder knocks up nine women and picks one of the bastard children to become the heir to his billion dollar fortune.

The show has long been rumored to be in development, and it looks like it's finally slated to hit television sets in North America this summer.

Says the show's official website:

"What do you get when a billionaire playboy impregnates 9 different women? The most controversial TV show of the summer. Reality TV is about to get its ass kicked, as Calvin Ayre goes to extraordinary lengths in his search for an heir.

For 12 episodes, beginning June 21, 2008, join Calvin and 9 very sexy and very pregnant women as they shack up and prepare for a whole lot of water to break. And once all 9 kids are born, Calvin will choose one as heir to his billion dollar fortune!"

Watch the Calvin's Heir video preview below:

In related news, we dig this video of Natalia Vodianova laying around in her Calvins before she got knocked up three times by some Russian real estate heir.

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Audrina Patridge Is Wearing Too Many Clothes

Keeping up with the theme of hot girls this week (and last week and last year and three years before that), below is exclusive video of Audrina Patridge not dancing for the Pussycat Dolls in Las Vegas.

Patridge, one of the stars from The Hills, was billed to perform with the Dolls, but instead she just wore some leather outfit and introduced some of the girls. But the video does have some of the "other girls" in a tub and a big glass doing some PG-13 looking stuff. So not full fledged wood worthy but maybe a little chubber.

Exclusive video of Audrina Patridge with the Pussycat Dolls

Audrina Patridge Nude Photos (NSFW)
Audrina Topless Photos (NSFW)

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Sarah Larson Keeps Getting Hotter to Us

Sarah Larson and Amber Nichole photo wearing belts on their faces?Hot photos of George Clooney's girlfriend Sarah Larson (above pic, on right) showing off her super fine body for the camera while being "fun" in Las Vegas with other hot girls, random dudes and inanimate objects keep coming, and with each batch she somehow gets hotter to us. Strange how that works.

And now, like it's our birthday or something, there's a video of Sarah Larson getting her wild on in Las Vegas with another chick. Check it out here (and some new photos here).

If the girl whose bum she's licking in the video looks familiar to you, it's former UFC Octagon Ring Girl Amber Nichole (above pic, on left), who you may remember as the girl Jenny Woo is tongue-ing here and Denise Pernula is lap dancing for in the below RawVegas.tv video.

Amber Nichole video
Andrea Tiede is Sarah Larson's Hot Friend
Sarah Larson is Friendly

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Jennicide Nude Playboy Photos Are Out and Online

Jennifer Jennicide Leigh nude spread in PlayboyLooks like this is a good week for the hottest girls in poker. Lacey Jones wins our Hottest Girl in Poker award. Dancing with the Stars' Shannon Elizabeth gets back to showing leg. And now this...

It's been almost a year since we first heard that Jennifer "Jennicide" Leigh stripped down to various states of naked-ness for Playboy.

A year of wondering, "Hmmm...in theory this sounds promising. We like the general premise. But will we like the results? Will we???"

While it's definitely no Keeley Hazell spread, it turns out Jennicide definitely has some wicked nude chops.

Check out scans of Jennicide's Playboy spread (all NSFW of course) here, here, here, here and here.

Jennicide now joins the illustrious ranks of poker playing hotties who have stripped down for the camera, including Shannon Elizabeth, Jennifer Tilly, Brandi Hawbaker, Erica Schoenberg, Rhowena Colclough and Joanna Krupa.

Video interview: Jennifer "Jennicide" Leigh naked in Playboy

UPDATE: Jennicide's Playboy photos have obviously been removed from image shack. As one commenter recommended below, check out the Lacey Jones video instead. Hotter body, hotter girl.

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Shannon Elizabeth Back to Showing Legs on Dancing with the Stars

We didn't catch Shannon Elizabeth's performance on week three of Dancing with the Stars tonight, but we did watch the video of it below and it looks like the poker playing actress listened to our advice from last week, and went back to showing off her ridiculously nice legs.

As far as how Shannon Elizabeth did in the dancing department, we're not quite sure. All we can say is that she moved around a lot all over the stage and didn't look retarded doing so. So that's probably a good thing.

Watch above video of Shannon Elizabeth on YouTube here.

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Lacey Jones Is Hottest Girl in Poker

Well, we've been sitting on this one for about three months now, but in what could best be described as a "landslide," Lacey Jones is the winner of the Wicked Chops Hottest Girl in Poker poll.

Lacey, who currently resides in Las Vegas and splits time playing poker, modeling, and acting, was an early FOWCP and a fave of ours ever since. She lapped (many, many times) the number two vote getter, Brandi Hawbaker. Others receiving notable votes include our favorite cougar Michele Lewis, Liz Lieu, Erica Schoenberg, Evy Ng, and Dancing with the Stars' Shannon Elizabeth.

Most who know Lacey would agree she's the coolest hot girl you'll ever meet. In between some bikini-clad glamor shots, hear what Lacey has to say about being voted the hottest girl in poker, who she thinks is hot, and more...

Lacey Jones hottest girl in poker video

Read our Heads-Up interview with Lacey Jones

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Andrea Tiede is Sarah Larson's Hot Friend

Sarah Larson showing her affection for Andrea TiedeMore photos of George Clooney's hot girlfriend Sarah Larson are floating around the Internet, and with this latest batch people are wondering who the even hotter girl is with Sarah as she simulates sex acts with random people and inanimate objects. Because that's what girls in Las Vegas do.

Well, as we pointed out the other day, it is none other than RawVegas.tv hostess Andrea Tiede, who is a longtime friend of Larson's.

Check out more of Sarah Larson looking dirty hot and Andrea Tiede looking hot hot in the photos below.


Andrea Tiede kissing Katie Rees
Andrea Tiede photo gallery
Andrea Tiede and Denise Pernula talking dirty
Andrea Tiede on the red carpet with Shanna Moakler


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Hey, We've Been Around for Three Years...

Eva_mendes_nakedLooks like we've been around for three years now.

That's three years of poker news featuring hot girls, hot girls featuring poker news, poker hot girls featuring news, and news girls hot poker featuring.

Some fun stuff coming up this week to commemorate this non-momentous occasion, including but not limited to a sexy video with the winner of our Hottest Girl in Poker poll, the first or possibly third annual Wicked Chops Poker Awards, probably some links to hot girls in their birthday suits (like at right), and who knows what else.

Stay tuned...

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Girls on the Rail at 2008 WSOP


    Our photog at the 2008 WSOP is having a hard time focusing his lens on the pros at the table. We like him for that. Check out girls on the rail here.

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