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The Nightly Turbo: Lodden Thinks, Poker Power Hour, Poker2Nite

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Lodden Thinks

We all know the saying "I wish I knew then what I know now" or however that saying goes. Well, Johnny Lodden is letting us know what he knows so we won't have to utter that famous phrase.

Looking back on his days as a high-stakes gambler, he said, "When you have the money online it’s different. If I had a briefcase in front of me with $3 million it would be different thing. When you just have chips and numbers on a computer, you just treat it differently.”

This is more directed to Isildur1 than to anyone else because he feels the mystery Swede is in the same place he was three years ago. “I think he’s young and doesn’t understand the value of the cash,” Lodden said. “But I love his No-Limit (Hold’em) game. I mean, he’s really good at (Pot-Limit Omaha) but he’s much better at No-Limit (Hold’em).”

Instead of playing in the highest stakes online anymore, Lodden wants to prove himself in the live tournament circuit these days. “I really want to do well in live tournaments because this is the thing everybody cares about. I love to play tournaments, especially the EPTs and nowadays I’m not playing so high, so I have to grind it out in these.”

Source, PokerListings

EPT Prague

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Power Hour

UB and Absolute Poker have begun offering Power Hour to their players. This Power Hour is not the power hour you and your college drinking buddies used to share. UB and Absolute Poker players will now be able to earn double points when playing ring games and tournaments.

Power Hour is offered Monday through Saturday from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST. Ring game players get an extra "hour" on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST. Power Hour is not a promotion or something that will go away. Now all you have to do is figure out what to do with the extra points you're going to get.

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The third episode of Poker2Nite aired this week and Joe Sebok and Scott Huff talked to Poker Players Alliance chairman, John Pappas in a week that was a bit of a win for online poker players.

Sebok also heads out to a weekly home game to find out just how much the average poker player knows about the PPA and the UIGEA.

There's part one. For the rest of the show, head on over to

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