re: Poker & Online Poker boom
It's great for poker in general. But it's not so good for all the other great poker variations outside of No Limit Texas
Hold 'Em. Everyone is flocking to the tables to play Hold 'Em because of the tv exposure. And Hold 'Em's a great game! But there are so many other great poker games
that the vast majority of poker newcomers have barely heard of, much less tried. It's discouraging to go to the poker sites
and find no players at the 7-Card Stud or Hi-Lo or Draw tables, but they're 4 deep on the waiting lists for NLHE.
Howard Lederer's "Lessons from the Pros" installment on Full Tilt this week addresses this very topic. Check it out.