Where Bloggers Are Encouraged To Bluff

Anything that contains the words, “The World Blogger Championship”, obviously must be encouraged, especially if the championship in question is a championship for bloggers, not of blogging—for how can you compete in blogging? Pokerstars.com, where I spent a fair bit of time these days, is hosting the fourth annual World Blogger Championship of Online Poker this month, and I intend to take part. To participate, I’m supposed to verify that I’m a bona fide blogger by posting the code below on my blog—so here goes:

Online Poker

I have registered to play in the PokerStars World Blogger Championship of Online Poker!

This PokerStars tournament is a No Limit Texas Hold’em event exclusive to Bloggers.

Registration code: 575030


A couple of nights ago, a few bloggers, Mr Sabnis, Lord Khanna and Sir Srivathsan were at my place, and we played an all-night poker game. It could, in a manner of speaking, be considered the Mumbai Blogger Championship of Offline Poker. I began the night with one matchbox and ended with six, so I am pleased to say that that particular championship belongs to me. Now for the world…