If you are interested in reading a few gambling articles either about tournaments or general gambling, you can read them here. I have compiled a few interesting reads I have found from around the internet in one general location to give you easy access to the most relevant information possible.
Texas Holdem Tournament Winner
Former Firefighter, Carl “Coach” Nessel, Sparkles in First Event at 2004 World Series of Poker
“It's been a dream and a fantasy that I never thought would come true, but here I am.” -- Carl “Coach” Nessel (after winning his first championship gold bracelet)
Washington Woman Wins Online Poker Tournament
A Washington woman placed third in the Saturday night poker tournament at Party Poker.com, winning $7,500.00. The woman, Macy Shaw, who plays under the nickname MacyAA, credits an online website with helping her place in the weekly online Texas Hold Em tournament.
'Gamblin' Granny' Creates #1 Poker Show in America, 'Ultimate Poker Challenge'
At age 90, Florence Pugliese is not your average poker player. Pugliese, the C.E.O. of Passport International Productions of CA, Inc., gambled on her son's idea to produce a poker show that everyone could enjoy. The result was "Ultimate Poker Challenge," the first syndicated poker program, which reaches more U.S. households than any other poker show.