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Phil Ivey, David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame

During the broadcast of Friday night’s action at the 2017 World Series of Poker Championship Event final table, the two latest inductees for the Poker Hall of Fame were announced. With congratulations, one of them was a first-ballot inductee in Phil Ivey and the other was a well-deserved and beloved choice in David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott. “I want to thank the living members of the Poker Hall of Fame as well as the media who voted for me to be part of the Poker Hall of Fame,” said Ivey. “It’s an honor to be inducted alongside legends like Chip Reese and Doyle Brunson. I love the game of poker and the game has done a lot for me.  I am one of the lucky people who has been able to make a living playing a game which was always my passion. Thankfully, I’m just as passionate about the game today as when

Todd Brunson, Carlos Mortensen Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

In a lavish ceremony at the birthplace of the World Series of Poker, poker professionals Todd Brunson and Carlos Mortensen were enshrined as the 2016 inductees into the Poker Hall of Fame. The ceremony brought out many of the living Hall of Famers to welcome their new mates to poker’s Valhalla. In an especially memorable moment, the younger Brunson was joined by his father and now fellow Hall of Famer Doyle Brunson for a family photo of the occasion. The celebration was especially sweet in that it is the first time that a father and son have been enshrined in poker’s greatest lifetime achievement award. “This wasn’t quite what I expected,” Todd Brunson noted before his acceptance speech, “so I apologize for what’s about to come,” to the laughter of the audience. Brunson then went on to deliver a solid five-minute routine that would earn a stand-up comedian his living

Editorial: Poker Hall of Fame Has Different “Should Be” Inducted Versus Who “Will Be” Inducted

Last month, officials with the World Series of Poker and Caesars Entertainment announced the ten finalists for nomination to the Poker Hall of Fame. The Hall, set to induct two more members later this fall during the finale of the 2015 WSOP Championship Event “November Nine,” has once again put together a fine list of candidates that are all worthy of being inducted into such an honorary institution. The problem is that there will be a difference between who “should be” elected versus who “will be” elected. First, let’s take a look at who is eligible this year to enter the Poker Hall of Fame: Chris Bjorin David Chiu Bruno Fitoussi Jennifer Harman John Juanda Carlos Mortensen Max Pescatori Terry Rogers Matt Savage David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott First off, anyone on this list is a “should be” candidate for induction in the Poker Hall of Fame, but there should be a

Should PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg be Inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame?

As pointed out in our news article from August 7, 2015, Isai Scheinberg has been nominated for the WSOP Poker Hall of Fame. Nominated by Lee Jones, with support from Terrance Chan, should Isai win the nomination, he would beat out David Ulliot (aka DevilFish) for inclusion into this year’s HOF. So the question is: Do you think Isai Scheinberg deserves to be in the Poker Hall Of Fame? Read the article then chime in here in the thread! Cardschat Poker Forums