Dag Palovic

Translation time

Exciting times around here! My first novel, Karmínový Dvojdolár, was released in mid-October in Slovakia, and now I'm busy being involved with the book's translation into other languages, including English! As I've mentioned before, the book is a crime thriller, but I tried to write it for a wide ...more

by Dag Palovic on December 11, 2013 7:17 AM

Author! Author!

In my last blog post I mentioned my new novel and how it was beginning to occupy a lot of my time and energy lately. I did take a break to play EPT Barcelona, and while there gave an update on how things were proceeding. Now I'm writing this post at a time when the release of my novel is getting c...more

by Dag Palovic on October 16, 2013 7:19 AM


I write this post at a time when writing happens to be first and foremost in my thoughts, as I am busy at the moment writing a new book. It's not a poker book, but a novel -- a thriller, in fact -- and so that's what I'm focusing on primarily over the next several weeks. Writing a book requires a ...more

by Dag Palovic on September 5, 2013 8:09 AM

Warning: Umbrellas can cause gambling

I am in Bratislava right now, having just got back not too long ago from playing in the Main Event at Eureka Croatia. I hadn't played a lot of Eureka events before, but I've started to like them a lot. The fields are nice and the destinations are good, too. Bulgaria and Prague are coming up later i...more

by Dag Palovic on July 10, 2013 5:55 AM

Doffing my cap

It's been a good year so far. As far as live poker goes, in March I played in the 2013 Championship of the Slovak Republic in Bratislava. I've been playing in that series for seven years now, and it is always a lot of fun. Unfortunately I busted the Main Event on Day 1, then in the High Roller ...more

by Dag Palovic on May 6, 2013 10:29 AM

Poker in Pravets, Fifty Shades, and grinding the micros

I just returned home from Bulgaria where I won the Main Event at the Pravets Poker Masters. The tournament drew mostly French, Swiss, and Bulgarian players and was held at a beautiful spa and golf resort. I loved the property and enjoyed the spa nearly every day. The Main Event had a €1,100 buy-in ...more

by Dag Palovic on December 3, 2012 7:02 AM

The live poker pro taking on the online poker world

I am happy that WCOOP is coming. It's going be the largest series of online tournaments worldwide and there will be 62 chances to win the title. And 30,000,000USD guaranteed - which is a great figure! For me it is my first WCOOP where I'm going to play more events as well, as until last year I was...more

by Dag Palovic on August 3, 2011 8:24 AM