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'Ch4nsey' Takes Down partypoker Powerfest for $219,375
Some of Sunday's biggest winners came from the conclusion of partypoker Powerfest. While Sunday may have been all about the coming conclusion of the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, the rest of the Sunday Majors schedule featured a number of other bigger buy-in events with big fields. There were none bigger than the partypoker Powerfest which wrapped up with a Main Event and a ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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May 23rd, 2016 0
Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou Takes Down Sunday Grand
Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou earned six figures on Sunday - but it wasn't from a SCOOP score. Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou took down the PokerStars Sunday Grand on Sunday, pocketing $110,250. The six-figure score puts the Cyprus-based poker pro within striking distance of the $3 million lifetime earnings mark. 'Graftekkel' finished runner-up for $79,380 while 'Stev0L_' finished 3rd ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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May 16th, 2016 0
Daniel 'Deoxyribo' Strelitz Banks Six Figures for Sunday Grand Win
Daniel 'Deoxyribo' Strelitz was one of Sunday's biggest winners. Online poker tournament activity picked up over the weekend due in large part to the 2016 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker and one player more than happy to take advantage was veteran PocketFiver Daniel 'Deoxyribo' Strelitz. Playing from Canada, Strelitz took down the $1,050 buy-in PokerStars Sunday Grand outright for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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May 9th, 2016 0
João 'joaosimaobh' Simão Wins partypoker SHR, Continues Push for #1
João Simão has been on a tear lately - he added another big win on Sunday. João joaosimaobh Simão entered Sunday as the #2-ranked player in the world and might have done enough to move himself into the top spot with a win in the biggest buy-in event on the Sunday Majors slate.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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May 2nd, 2016 0
Sweden's 'Discoovery' Wins partypoker Super High Roller
Later this week, the PocketFives Rankings might look a little bit different than they do right now. Swedish poker pro 'Discoovery' had a Sunday to remember and come Wednesday, he may find himself in the top 20 worldwide. He took down the $2,600 buy-in partypoker Super High Roller and finished fifth in the Sunday 500 - those two scores alone earned him just over $85,000 cash and 765 PLB points. He ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Apr 25th, 2016 2
Nelson 'FeCoNiCuZn' Maccini Wins PokerStars Sunday Million
Nelson 'FeCoNiCuZn' Maccini walked away with a career-high score after winning the Sunday Million. (PokerNews photo) Nelson 'FeCoNiCuZn' Maccini of Australia had a career outing on Sunday in the PokerStars Sunday Million, taking down the event for a payday of $166,377 after a four-way deal, which approximately doubles his previous career online cash total. Fellow PocketFives member 'SamuW0makka' ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Apr 18th, 2016 0
Dan 'w00ki3z.' Cates Wins PokerStars Sunday 500
Dan 'w00ki3z.' Cates won the PokerStars Sunday 500 A nosebleed-stakes player taking down the PokerStars Sunday 500 was your big headline over the weekend. Dan 'w00ki3z.' Cates took down the $500 buy-in minefield and earned almost $65,000.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Apr 11th, 2016 0
'alexangeo' Takes Down Sunday Million; Joao Mathias Wins Again
Joao Mathias continued his push toward the #1 ranking with another Sunday win. (CodigoPoker photo) Safe to say that 'alexangeo' probably had a better weekend than you. The Greek player took home $144,100 in a four-way chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million, splitting the remaining $600,000 with a group that included 'neto gol' and 'Lekerov'.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Apr 4th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Joao 'XxJoaoFeraxX' Otavio Wins Sunday Million
João 'XxJoaoFeraxX' Otávio won the PokerStars Sunday Million. (SuperPoker photo) The past weekend represented a career outing for Brazilian João 'XxJoaoFeraxX' Otávio, who earned an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament for $213,725. He was followed by 'extragloves' and 'gimpshow' who pocketed $157,255 and $113,984 for their respective second and third ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Mar 28th, 2016 0
'a.urli' Takes Down 10th Anniversary Sunday Million After Chop
'a.urli' started the Sunday Million final table with the chip lead and managed to talk his way into the winner's share of a four-way chop. (PokerStars image) All eyes were on the world's largest poker site this weekend, as the PokerStars Sunday Million 10th Anniversary tournament attracted more than 55,000 entries along with an $11 million prize pool. In the end, 'a.urli' negotiated a four-way ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Mar 21st, 2016 3
Mustapha Kanit's Hot Streak Continues with Sunday Million Victory
Mustapha 'lasagnaaammm' Kanit had a big Sunday again, winning the PokerStars Sunday Million just one week after winning the Sunday Supersonic.. The online tournament winning streak for Mustapha 'lasagnaaammm' Kanit continued over the weekend, as the Italian poker pro and #1 overall Global Poker League draft pick took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for a score of $177,230 -- just one week ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Mar 14th, 2016 8
Mustapha ‘lasagnaaammm’ Kanit Wins PokerStars Sunday Supersonic
Mustapha Kanit just keeps finding poker tournament to win. Sunday it was the PokerStars Supersonic. The PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament was won by PocketFiver 'CantWinAFlip' of the United Kingdom, who had a career outing and his first six-figure score for $174,952. PokerStars players 'M.Strelskaya' and 'spearjohn' walked away with $130,317 and $92,117 for their respective ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Mar 7th, 2016 1
Sunday Million Chopped Three Ways, Karamalikis Wins Supersonic
Jonathan 'xMONSTERxDONGx' Karamalikis grabbed a tournament win on Sunday There was a three-way final table chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend, as 'JanekJorgman' and Kenny 'LoneHixx' Hicks took home $135,142 and $133,406 for their respective 3rd and 1st place official finishes. PocketFives member 'slayertompa' earned his first career six-figure online tournament cash upon ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Feb 29th, 2016 2
Martin Jacobson Highlights Sunday's Big Online Winners
Martin Jacobson isn't exactly resting on his laurels. As a former WSOP Main Event champion, Martin Jacobson has very little to prove. That doesn't stop him from trying, however. On Sunday, Jacobson took down the PokerStars Sunday Supersonic Six-Max event for $46,220. Jacobson wasn't Sunday's biggest winner, though - that honor went to 'stardust167', who won the PokerStars Sunday Million ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Feb 22nd, 2016 0
Chris 'moorman1' Moorman Takes Down Yet Another Sunday Major
Chris 'moorman1' Moorman continues to dominate the online MTT scene Online poker's all-time tournament money leader continues to find ways to add to his already impressive resume. On Sunday Chris 'moorman1' Moorman, online poker's all-time leading tournament money winner, took down the 888 Poker $100K Sunday Challenge for $18,809 to push his career earnings total to over $13 million.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Feb 15th, 2016 0
 

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Jason Lavallee Leads Montreal Nationals Past 100 Point Mark
The Montreal Nationals broke the 100-point barrier this week thanks to a record setting performance by Jason Lavallee. In the final week before the Global Poker League heads to Las Vegas for the ‘Summer Series’, there were teams moving in both Conferences with the Montreal Nationals becoming the first team to hit triple digits in points thanks to an outstanding performance from Jason ...
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May 27th, 2016 0
Australia's James 'Andy McLEOD' Obst Warns of 'Metabolic Chaos'
Australia's James 'Andy McLEOD' Obst relives winning his fourth SCOOP title and warns fellow Aussies about metabolic chaos Series like the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) can be a grind for anyone. Doing so at unnatural hours of the day can lead to a host of health problems. Just ask Australia's James 'Andy McLEOD' Obst, who won his fourth SCOOP title this year, ...
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May 26th, 2016 0
Canada's Mike 'goleafsgoeh' Leah Dishes on Dual SCOOP Wins
Canada's Mike 'goleafsgoeh' Leah talks about winning two SCOOP titles in 2016 and about repping his home country The 48th event of the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker ended with a win by Canada's Mike 'goleafsgoeh' Leah. The $2,100 Seven card Stud tournament had a field of 65 entrants and Leah's victory was memorable not only because he booked a $42,000 payday, but also because it ...
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May 26th, 2016 0
Australians Win 5 SCOOP Events in 2016, Earn $2.9 Million
James 'Andy McLEOD' Obst won his fourth career SCOOP title in 2016, one of five that Australians won this year The 2016 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker crowned five winners from Australia. The land down under was tied for ninth worldwide with Finland with five event wins, and the entire world trailed Brazil's 21 victories during the 2016 SCOOP. Australia was in a three-way tie for ...
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May 25th, 2016 0
Live Success Has NJ Grinder Geno 'GRaman32' Raman Excited for WSOP
Geno 'GRaman32 Raman has found two big live scores recently and is on his way to Las Vegas for the WSOP Sports are ingrained in our society. From a very young age, American children are throwing a ball, swinging a bat, competing at some level. For Geno 'GRaman32' Raman, that competition, that sport was football. From the day he could fit into shoulder pads, his life was engulfed with the game. ...
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May 25th, 2016 0
Canadians Win 14 Events During 2016 SCOOP, Earn $10.1 Million
Canada's Shawn 'buck21' Buchanan won three SCOOP titles in 2016 The 2016 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker saw a handful of countries bag double-digit titles. Among them was Canada, whose players won 14 SCOOP events,, tied for the third most overall with Germanytrailing Brazil's 21 and the UK's 20. It had 43,454 entrants overall in SCOOP events this year, good for fifth worldwide.
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May 25th, 2016 0
PocketFives Rankings: 'Pot4teUS', 'NoPlanB' Join Top 10
Sweden's 'Pot4teUS' moved up 10 spots to #5 in the world in the PocketFives Rankings The recently-completed PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) brought plenty of chances for players to pocket six-figures in a variety of games. And with that came plenty of chances to make moves in the PocketFives Rankings. When the smoke cleared, two players punched their tickets into the top ...
DanDan Cypra
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May 25th, 2016 0
Talal ‘raidalot’ Shakerchi Wins 2016 SCOOP (H) Main Event Title, $1,468,001
Talal Shakerchi added a major online poker title to his already impressive poker resume on Tuesday. Talal Shakerchi is a regular on the high stakes live tournament scene with over $2.6 million in lifetime earnings. The hedge fund manager isn’t a pro but certainly isn’t afraid to play against the best players in the world. And that apparently includes online.
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May 25th, 2016 6
SCOOP: Buchanan, Brazil Win Again, Main Events Reach Final Table
Shawn 'buck21' Buchanan closed down SCOOP with another win and six figure score. If the Spring Championship of Online Poker had a winner’s ceremony where the national anthem of the champion’s country was played, everybody would know the words to the Brazil anthem by now. On Monday Brazil notched their 20th 2016 SCOOP title with crizh’s win in Event 56 (L).
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May 24th, 2016 0
Dan 'NukeTheFish' Wilson is Literally a Rocket Scientist
Ireland's Dan 'NukeTheFish' Wilson is a rocket scientist turned poker player Normally when you call a person a "rocket scientist," you're kidding. When you call Ireland's Dan 'NukeTheFish' Wilson a "rocket scientist," however, you're telling the truth. Fact.
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May 23rd, 2016 1
'Ch4nsey' Takes Down partypoker Powerfest for $219,375
Some of Sunday's biggest winners came from the conclusion of partypoker Powerfest. While Sunday may have been all about the coming conclusion of the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, the rest of the Sunday Majors schedule featured a number of other bigger buy-in events with big fields. There were none bigger than the partypoker Powerfest which wrapped up with a Main Event and a ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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May 23rd, 2016 0
Mike ‘goleafsgoeh’ Leah Wins Second 2016 SCOOP Title
Mike 'goleafsgoeh' Leah now has two 2016 SCOOP titles. Just four days after beating Ari Engel heads-up to win his first 2016 Spring Championship of Online Poker title, Mike ‘goleafsgoeh’ Leah scored his second win in Event 48 (H), $2,100 Seven Card Stud, after overcoming a star-studded final table that included Jens 'Fresh_oO_D' Lakemeier, Stephen 'stevie444' Chidwick and eventual runner-up ...
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May 23rd, 2016 2
Stevan 'random.chu' Chew Racks Up Miles for Tournament Series
Stevan 'random.chu' Chew talks about traveling around the world for major poker tournament series like SCOOP and WCOOP (photo: ACOP) Now that it's the end of the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, or SCOOP, players like Stevan 'random.chu' Chew who relocated during the tournament series are headed back home. The days of "poker tourism" are over, at least until the World Championship ...
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May 22nd, 2016 1
Doug ‘WCG|Rider’ Polk Wins First SCOOP Title, Brazil Adds Another
Doug 'WCG|Rider' Polk won six figures and a SCOOP title on Saturday. (WPT photo) Saturday afternoon Doug ‘WCG|Rider’ Polk captured his first career Spring Championship of Online Poker title by beating one of the tougher No Limit Hold’em fields the festival has to offer. Polk beat out 150 other players to win Event 43, a $2,100 NLHE event for $115,000. And he did it all live on Twitch. ...
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May 22nd, 2016 0
European Poker Tour Continues to Evolve, Grow Under Edgar Stuchly
EPT President Edgar Stuchly joined the tour in 2011 The European Poker Tour just wrapped up its 12th season. While it may seem like a relatively simple endeavor to put on six festivals, it's anything but. With an array of languages, local laws, customs, and player demands, running the EPT is a full-time job. The man who fills those shoes: EPT President Edgar Stuchly.
DanDan Cypra
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May 21st, 2016 0
Just Another Day in SCOOP: Anderson Wins Title #7, Mercier Wins #5
Jason Mercier is two days away from winning backt-to-back SCOOP Player of the Series titles. No player has had more success in the history of the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker than Calvin 'cal42688' Anderson and Friday afternoon he added yet another title to his resume. Anderson beat out 239 other players to win the $27 Eight Game event for the seventh SCOOP win of his career - ...
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May 21st, 2016 2
GPL: Montreal Nationals Make Big Moves in Week 7
Alexandre Luneau had a strong Week 7 for the Paris Aviators. In the week that it was announced that the Global Poker League playoff are going to take place at TwitchCon in San Diego, there were a whole host of talking points from Week 7 of the Global Poker League. This week marked the halfway point of the Six Max competitions and is also the penultimate week before the ‘Summer Series’ ...
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May 20th, 2016 0
Paul 'paulgees81' Volpe Wins Second Career SCOOP Title
Paul 'paulgees81 Volpe won his second PokerStars SCOOP title in a $2,100 No Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Six Max event Thursday's action in the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker was all about two syllables: paul-gees. Paul 'paulgees81' Volpe, who has well over $5 million in career online tournament winnings, came out on top in a SCOOP $2,100 No Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Six Max event for his second ...
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May 20th, 2016 1
WSOP Town Hall Addresses Registration, Payouts, Start Times
The 2016 World Series of Poker is less than two weeks away. In a little under two weeks the halls of the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas will transform into a seven week long summer camp for poker players when the 2016 World Series of Poker kicks off. Thursday afternoon WSOP executives held another Twitch Town Hall to discuss some of the changes in store this year. WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart, ...
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May 20th, 2016 2
Howard Lederer Issues Statement Apologizing for Full Tilt Poker Failure
Howard Lederer issued a statement about his responsibility in the collapse of Full Tilt Poker. Five years ago Howard Lederer became persona non grata in the poker community. After the Department of Justice seized the Full Tilt Poker assets, the truth about the company’s financial situation became a matter of public record and Lederer, along with Ray Bitar, was labeled as the executives in ...
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May 20th, 2016 15
Luis 'luis_faria' Faria Gets Tyson'd, Heads to Poker
Luis 'luis_faria' Faria and his family "The Bite Heard Round the World." It happened in mid-1997 on the Las Vegas Strip and involved Mike Tyson taking a big old bite out of Evander Holyfield's left ear. Tyson was immediately disqualified and, almost 20 years later, his blood-spewing actions still live on in infamy.
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May 19th, 2016 2
Mike ‘goleafsgoeh’ Leah Beats Ari Engel for First SCOOP Title
Mike 'goleafsgoeh' Leah finally has a SCOOP bracelet to go with other titles. Mike 'goleafsgoeh' Leah already has a World Series of Poker bracelet and two World Championship of Online Poker titles to his name. Wednesday he beat another longtime online grinder to win the first Spring Championship of Online Poker title of his career.
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May 19th, 2016 0
The Producer: WPT’s Mandy Glogow on Motherhood, Family, WIPHOF
World Poker Supervising Producer Mandy Glogow talks to Mike Sexton and Galen Hall during a WPT event. The end of every World Poker Tour season is always a busy one for Mandy Glogow. As the Supervising Producer for the TV product, Glogow goes from filming the final TV event of the season to jumping in to a production studio to put the finishing touches on the episodes that will air on TV ...
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May 19th, 2016 1
PokerStars Joins Forces with eSports Franchise Team Liquid
Jeffrey 'Sjow’ Brusi (left), Janne 'Savjz' Mikkonen (center) and Dario 'TLO' Wünsch (right) are part of eSports franchise Team Liquid that will be working with PokerStars. With the skill set needed to beat both online poker and strategy-based video games largely the same, it’s no surprise that players on both sides have crossed over and had success in both of the two industries. Now, ...
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May 18th, 2016 9
Jamie 'EzGame89' O'Connor Likens Leicester City FC to Poker
Jamie 'EzGame89' O'Connor compares Leicester City's improbable Premier League win to recreational players in poker Heading into the most recent Premier League season, Leicester City was a 5,000:1 underdog to win it all. You know what went down: one of the most improbable football wins the world has ever seen.
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May 18th, 2016 1
Rocco 'RoccoGe' Palumbo Up 15 Spots in PocketFives Rankings to #8
Rocco 'RoccoGe' Palumbo moved up 15 spots in the PocketFives Rankings to #8, his best showing ever There was a lot of movement in the top 10 of the PocketFives Online Poker Rankings this week. What didn't change, however, was the #1 ranked player in the world, 'C Darwin2', who is enjoying his second straight week in the top spot.
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May 18th, 2016 0
Brazil Takes Two More SCOOP Wins, Conor Beresford Grabs His First
Tuesday’s Spring Championship of Online Poker action featured several non-hold‘em, shorthanded events, including a series of Pot Limit Omaha and Stud Hi-Lo tournaments. Several well-known pros peppered the final tables of the less common variants, with the Brazilians once again making their mark, grabbing two more SCOOP titles.
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May 18th, 2016 0
Mike 'Lav519' Lavenburg Looking Forward to More Live Success
Mike 'Lav519' Lavenburg recently had his biggest live score to date in a Parx event. The world of online poker can be a blurry and mysterious one, as a player can garner a following and reputation without anyone actually knowing who that player is. 'Isildur1' is and was the most well known case of that happening but when New Jersey online poker went live a few years ago, ‘mygame’, a ...
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May 17th, 2016 3
Nick Schulman, Matt Vengrin Win SCOOP Deuce Titles
Nick Schulman added a SCOOP title to his resume on Monday. (Photo WPT/Joe Giron) Nick Schulman is considered to be amongst the elite Deuce to Seven players in the world. Monday he proved it when he outlasted 135 other players to win the $2,100 buy-in Spring Championship of Online Poker event for just north of $65,000. Schulman beat Marco 'NoraFlum' Johnson, who won a SCOOP event on ...
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May 17th, 2016 1
World Poker Tour Announces Season XV Schedule, TOC Returns
The World Poker Tour is hitting the road for Season XV With one event already in the books, the World Poker Tour announced the full Season XV schedule featuring 17 more open events and the return of the WPT Tournament of Champions. The new season, which started with the Canadian Spring Championship at the Playground Poker Club in early May, also has some new additions including the introduction ...
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May 17th, 2016 0
Run It Up Legion Takes Over Resorts, ‘RedsoxNets5’ Wins Rumble
Matt 'mattybuns1' Laverty (left), Jason Somerville and Daniel ‘RedsoxNets5’ Sewnig after the Run It Up: Resorts Rumble Over 125 members of the Run It Up Legion - along with their fearless leader Jason Somerville and a handful of other Team PokerStars pros - took over a ballroom at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City on Saturday for the first live event held by PokerStars since the company ...
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May 17th, 2016 4
888 New Jersey Hosting Live Town Hall Meeting This Saturday
888 is looking for player feedback in the form of a town hall this Saturday. With competition in the New Jersey online gaming market on the rise, Garden State operators are working diligently to promote their US brands and fine-tune their products to keep current players happy. 888, for its part, is taking a novel approach to gathering feedback from customers and plans to hold a New Jersey town ...
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May 16th, 2016 0
Dan Smith, Shawn Buchanan Capture SCOOP Titles
Shawn Buchanan won his second SCOOP event in a week Sunday was a good day to be a pro in the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, or SCOOP. Pros ruled the roost on the final day of the weekend, with several familiar faces winning events.
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May 16th, 2016 0
DFS Strategy: Batter vs Pitcher Stats
How much do batter versus pitcher stats matter in daily fantasy baseball' One of the constant battles a new daily fantasy baseball gamer must face is the balance between conventional wisdom and reality. Very often you will hear even the most respected broadcasters trumpet a hitter's edge on a particular starter, and the basis for such a proclamation is usually his stats against that hurler.
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May 16th, 2016 0
Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou Takes Down Sunday Grand
Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou earned six figures on Sunday - but it wasn't from a SCOOP score. Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou took down the PokerStars Sunday Grand on Sunday, pocketing $110,250. The six-figure score puts the Cyprus-based poker pro within striking distance of the $3 million lifetime earnings mark. 'Graftekkel' finished runner-up for $79,380 while 'Stev0L_' finished 3rd ...
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May 16th, 2016 0
Two-Time Sunday Million Winner Rob Tinnion Launches MTT Training Site
Rob Tinnion is ready to teach the world how to win MTTs For most poker players, the thought of winning the PokerStars Sunday Million is nothing more than a pipe dream. But for UK-based grinder Rob Tinnion, fantasy turned into reality when he took down the tournament not once, but twice in the span of just five months.
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May 16th, 2016 8
'Ssick_OnE' Wins Second SCOOP Title of 2016
Germany's 'Ssick_OnE' became the first two-time winner of the 2016 SCOOP after outlasting a stacked final table The 2016 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, or SCOOP, has been all about two countries: Brazil and Germany. The former is up to 12 victories in the first 60 tournaments, while Germany already has a repeat winner: 'Ssick_OnE'.
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May 15th, 2016 1
Andrejevic Wins WPT Amsterdam, Denies Zinno Historic Fourth Title
Andjelko Andrejevic captured his first WPT title Saturday in Amsterdam Saturday afternoon in Amsterdam, Anthony Zinno found himself within spitting distance of making [B]World Poker Tour /B] history. Zinno entered the final table of WPT Amsterdam with the third biggest stack and a chance at becoming the first player to win four WPT titles. Serbia’s Andjelko Andrejevic had other ideas ...
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May 14th, 2016 0
Sebastian 'Seba29072' Saffari Making Poker a Side Gig
At age 30, England's Sebastian 'Seba29072' Saffari is taking his focus off poker and onto his dad's business It's never easy to walk away from a longtime gig. But sometimes, a change of scenery and a new challenge are just what the doctor ordered. Take Sebastian 'Seba29072' Saffari, for example. The English player just hit $4 million in career online tournament winnings, but is putting poker to ...
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May 14th, 2016 0
'begood9999', 'FLBonatto' Win 9th, 10th SCOOP Titles for Brazil
'begood9999' and 'FLBonatto' scored the ninth and tenth PokerStars SCOOP titles for Brazil this year After 17 events of the ongoing Spring Championship of Online Poker, and 51 total tournaments, players from Brazil have won 10 titles. That's one-fifth of the gold medals up for grabs.
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May 14th, 2016 0
Friends, Family, Fitness Keep Jonas 'donut604' Mackoff Thriving
Jonas 'donut604' Mackoff shares how he's managed to stay successful in poker for the last 10 years. As anyone who plays poker knows, spending long hours in front of the computer, your eyes darting back and forth across the screen as tables that require attention pop up, can be exhausting. So can live games in cold, dark tournament rooms around the world.
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May 14th, 2016 1
'lena900' Bags Largest Triple Crown Since September
Sweden's 'lena900' won his second career PocketFives Triple Crown. It was the largest Triple Crown in the last eight months. While players from Brazil have been making waves in the ongoing PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, players from Sweden have continued to dominate records on PocketFives. The latest: the largest PocketFives Triple Crown points-wise since September at 873 PLB ...
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May 13th, 2016 3
Players Invading Atlantic City for PokerStarsNJ Run It Up: Resorts
The Run It Up Resorts Rumble is the first live event PokerStars is hosting in New Jersey. Run It Up Legion is invading Atlantic City this weekend and we’re not just talking about the New Jersey chapter. Poker players and fans of Jason Somerville’s wildy popular Twitch stream are travelling from all over the Northeast for Saturday’s Run It Up Resorts Rumble at the Resorts Casino - the ...
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May 13th, 2016 0
Two More SCOOP Wins For Brazil on Day 5, ‘Ssick_One’ Gets Another
For the talented players who have already won a PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker title at some point in their career, the first six days of the 2016 SCOOP have to give them reason to remain optimistic. Previous winners are doing well this year and Thursday’s action was no different.
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May 13th, 2016 0
Shawn 'Buck 21' Buchanan Wins Fourth SCOOP Title
Shawn Buchanan Continues to add to his collection of SCOOP titles. If the early days of the 2016 Spring Championship of Online Poker are giving any indication of a theme, it's that the good poker players are good at poker. On Thursday, Shawn 'Buck 21' Buchanan joined a growing list of previous SCOOP winners to have added to their list of titles this year. Buchanan took down the $2,100 No Limit ...
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May 12th, 2016 0
$300,000 Super High Roller Bowl Going Live on CBS Sports Network
Brian Rast is one of 49 players confirmed for the 2016 Super High Roller Bowl which will air live on CBS Sports Network this summer. Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari, Jason Mercier and 46 of poker’s biggest ballers are going to be live and in prime time later this summer as the $300,000 buy-in Poker Central Super High Roller Bowl is being broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.
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May 12th, 2016 0
Luke Schwartz, James Obst Grab SCOOP Titles on Day 3
Luke 'lb6121' Schwartz keeps piling up SCOOP titles - he now has five after winning another on Monday. James ‘Andy McLEOD’ Obst did the unthinkable on Tuesday. The Australian poker pro and former #1 ranked online player in the world won defended his PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker title in the $1,050 Six Max Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo event. Obst came to the final table with an ...
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May 11th, 2016 1
He's Back: 'C Darwin2' Retakes Top Spot in PocketFives Rankings
Stats for 'C Darwin2', the new #1 online poker player in the world It took all of one week for Sweden's 'C Darwin2' to retake the top spot in the PocketFives Online Poker Rankings. After a one-week reign at #1 by Brazil's 'joaosimaobh', the title of top online poker player in the world went back across the Atlantic to Sweden.
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May 11th, 2016 3
Department of Justice Denies Nearly 1,500 Full Tilt Poker Claims
Approximately 1,500 Full Tilt Poker claims were denied because players did not meet the remission requirements The Garden City Group, the company responsible for administering all Full Tilt Poker fund dispersals, recently announced that approximately 1,500 claims had been denied by the U.S. Department of Justice after not meeting remission requirements. Affected players were notified via ...
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May 11th, 2016 2
Rafael 'GM_VALTER' Moraes, Fellow Brazilians Dominate SCOOP Day 2
Rafael 'GM_VALTER' Moraes was part of the Brazilian brigade that dominated Day 2 of PokerStars SCOOP Brazilian grinders dominated the second day of the Spring Championship of Online Poker, taking home three of the six titles up for grabs, but nobody had a bigger score than Rafael 'GM_VALTER' Moraes who walked away with over $300,000 for his win.
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May 10th, 2016 0