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Does the poker community need an up-to-date musical anthem? WSOP 2017 bracelet winner and hip-hop aficionado, Rulah Divine, thinks so. As he told Chad Holloway of pokernews.com:

“I drew inspiration for this song through all my experience and adventures in poker. Nobody has really created a great poker song since Kenny (Rogers) dropped ‘The Gambler’ all those years ago (except of course, for the song we wrote and produced for the Texas Poker Store: “I May Be Bluffin”.) As a poker community we needed an anthem and I was more than happy to fulfill this need. Poker and hip-hop music are my two biggest passions and it was great to be able to merge them both together.”

Check out “Eye of the Grinder.”

The Albuquerque-born Divine has been grinding in both hip-hop and poker for most of his life. After his 2017 win, he turned his focus to creating a modern anthem for the poker playing community. Now his plan is to coordinate with the WSOP and the Rio to obtain the perfect shots for his planned “Eye of the Grinder” music video.

As Divine explained, “Although I have won a WSOP bracelet I feel like this is my biggest contribution to the poker community and I do hope the players love it.”

So next time you’re in a poker game think about our song, “I May Be Bluffin” before you shove your chips in.

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For any of you who have played poker non-stop through the course of the night and into the wee hours of the morning, this news flash from our favorite poker news source, “PokerNews” itself,  should bring a smile unto your weary, tired, sleepy grinder brains.

Chad Holloway, a 2013 World Series of Poker Bracelet winner, who also happens to be the Managing Editor of PokerNews, has taken his passion for poker, his passion for zombies and his passion for comic books and created the ultimate Zombie Poker Adventure: World Series of ZombiesThe World Series of Zombies (WSOZ). In this bizarre world of Holloway’s, he features some of poker’s greatest names including Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Vanessa Selbst, Antonio Esfandiari, Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi, and Phil Laak.

Personally, I think this is bound to become a classic collectors’ item and I will be picking up our copy at the Rio in Vegas very soon. In the meantime, for all the details just go to the PokerNews website and check it out for yourselves.

Next time you’re grinding at the tables all night remember; there are Poker Zombies walking amongst you.

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Who's Next to win the Word Series of PokerWe’re only on day 5 of  the 2013 World Series of Poker and there has already been some drama and explosive cheers.

It all started getting hot when on day 2, Ambrosha Harrel won a free WSOP seat in just three minutes which gives her a free roll to a $1000 buy-in gold bracelet tournament.

On day 3, Chad Holloway won the opening event, the Casino Employees Championship, of the 2013 World Series of Poker, awarding him $84,915 and the first coveted WSOP gold bracelet of 2013.

Day 4 blessed the Pope of Poker – Trevor Pope took a huge chip lead into the final table of Event 2 and finished off all his opponents and walked off with his first gold bracelet and a $553,906 payday.

On Day 5 – June 2, 2013 in the early morning, we saw Charles-Andrew Sylvestre of Quebec, Canada own Event 3 – the $1,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Re-entry tournament. He beat a field of 3,164 entries  to earn $491,360 and the gold bracelet.

Texas Poker Store Custom Poker ChipsIt must be incredible to watch those stacks of poker chips rise and to know that the results might change your life. Stay tuned in for more excitement from the 44th Annual World Series of Poker!

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