Bill Ordine is the editor of PhillyGambles.com, an editor and writer for PressBox, and a former reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Baltimore Sun. In his capacity as a sports writer, Bill pushed for greater poker coverage in the Baltimore Sun, and his current venture aims to provide more balanced coverage of gambling news than is found in mainstream newspapers. As a freelancer, he authored Poker Players Ante Up For Charity, a 2009 LA Times article in which he mentions Andrew! We talk to him about the state of poker media today and what may be in store for the future as well as what’s being lost with the decline of traditional journalism.
Blinds 800/1600/200. CO (50K) opens to 3500, SB (350K) calls, Hero (30K) calls with 9h 7h in the BB.
Flop (12K) Qh 8h 4c. Checks to CO, he bets 8K, SB calls, Hero calls.
Turn (36K) Ts. SB bets 25K, Hero folds, CO calls.
$2/$5 cash game in Las Vegas. Hero ($600) opens to $20 with Ac 4c on the button. SB ($575) raises to $55. BB folds. Hero raises to $150, SB calls.
Flop ($300) 5d 4d 2s. SB checks, Hero bets $225, SB calls.
Turn ($750) 7h SB shoves $275, Hero calls.