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SUNDAY MAJORS: 'Tarmooo' Chops Sunday Million for $91K
There was plenty of major online poker tournament action over the weekend, led by veteran PocketFives member TJ '1bigacehole' Ulmer of Australia (ranked #61 worldwide), who took home the largest score in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $113,330 after finishing in third place officially. PokerStars players 'Tarmooo' and 'olipetra' cashed for $91,853 and $83,823 for their respective first and ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jan 23rd, 2017 0
TCOOP: Geraldo Cesar ‘GeraldoCesar’ Neto Grabs Second TCOOP Title
Sunday's action in the PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker, eight players claimed championship titles, including Brazilian Geraldo Cesar 'GeraldoCesar' Neto, who pulled off his win after coming up just short of a win on Saturday. In the early hours of Sunday morning, two players, Colombia's Mayu 'marroca5' Roca and Finland’s ‘€urop€an’, came tantalizingly close to a ...
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Jan 23rd, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'WestCliff21' Wins PokerStars Sunday Million
Major online poker tournaments witnessed a number of uncommon overlays this past weekend as top-ranked PocketFives members battled it out at a couple of key final tables. The largest cash prize on Sunday was awarded to 'WestCliff21' upon winning the PokerStars Sunday Million outright for $142,336. The runner-up spot in that event went to 'nodnek111' who walked away with $99,887 while ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Dec 12th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David 'Ymobad' Imobach Chops Sunday Million
There was a heads-up chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament that involved two PocketFives members. David 'Ymobad' Imobach of Spain had his largest career online score with a $136,197 payday for the official 1st place finish as Poland's 'jacu131' likewise took home six figures and walked away with $131,273 for 2nd place. 'CROSA COLL' placed 3rd in that event for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 31st, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David Peters Takes Down PokerStars Sunday Million
David Peters beat out 5,040 other players to win the PokerStars Sunday Million (WPT photo) Veteran PocketFives member David 'Davidp18' Peters (ranked #284 worldwide) took home the largest online tournament score over the weekend with an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $143,505. David now has more than $5 million in lifetime earnings in online poker tournaments dating back ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 24th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene Wins Sunday Grand
Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene was one of the Sunday Majors winners this week (WPT photo) Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene might be best known for being one of the best high stakes Pot Limit Omaha players online right now. Or possibly for his recent feud with Doug Polk. On Sunday he put all of that aside to take down a Sunday Major. The Vancouver resident earned $62,458 for winning the $1,050 buy-in ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 17th, 2016 2
Sunday Majors: 'EVERFR0ST' Grabs PokerStars Sunday Million Victory
'EVERFR0ST' won the PokerStars Sunday Million for a six-figure payday Another Sunday in the books meant another bunch of big winners in the Sunday Majors. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won outright by 'EVERFR0ST' who collected a six-figure payday of $142,425 for the win. Jon 'luckyfish89' Clark of the United Kingdom (ranked #172 worldwide) came in 2nd in that event for $99,947 while ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 10th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Greece's 'pejacpoker' Wins Sunday Million, $146K
Entry levels across major tournaments over the weekend returned to normal levels following the conclusion of the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. The Sunday Million was won outright by 'pejacpoker' who outlasted over 5,100 opponents to claim the $146,147 top prize. The runner-up score of $102,559 went to 'big_frae' as 'Jazzer32' was eliminated in third place for $71,972. ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 3rd, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Urbanovich Grabs WCOOP win, Bonomo Gets Super-Sized
Dzmitry Urbanovich was one of the big names winning on Sunday (PokerStars photo) The 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Poker entered its second week with plenty of high stakes action including the start of the $102,000 Super High Roller event that played down to a final table. There were five WCOOP events that wrapped up on Sunday alongside the regular Sunday Majors action with some of the ...
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Sep 12th, 2016 0
Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten Wins Sunday Supersonic
Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten won the Sunday Supersonic this week (photo courtesy CordigoPoker) As the 2016 World Series of Poker enters its final weeks, there were a number of online tournament specialists who came up big over the weekend. The PokerStars Sunday Million attracted 5,668 entrants, and was won outright by 'Jay-Syl11' for $177,298. Second place was taken by 'bogurdan' for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jul 4th, 2016 0
'needdollarz' Chops Sunday Million, 'D0nKanaille_' Wins party HR
Sam 'TheSquid' Grafton took home $34,800 for a runner-up finish in the Sunday Grand. There was a three-way final table deal in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, as 'needdollarz' outlasted over 5,500 opponents to claim the $159,387 first place prize. Fellow Russian 'THCHunter' finished runner-up in that event for $116,000 while Daniel 'lucky_scrote' ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 27th, 2016 0
'Koby295' Tuns $4.40 Into Sunday Million Victory
There was a four-way final table chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, as 'Koby295' earned close to original first place money by cashing for $188,929. He won his way into the Sunday Million earlier in the day in a $4.40 satellite - giving him an ROI on this tournament of over 4,200,000%. Akos 'Akker' Pasztor of Hungary was awarded the second-highest ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 20th, 2016 1
András 'probirs' Németh Wins Sunday Million
András 'probirs' Németh took down the Sunday Million for almost $165,000 (PokerStars photo) There were a number of online poker tournament players who had significant scores over the weekend, led by András 'probirs' Németh who won the Sunday Million for $164,244 following a three-way final table deal. Players 'Penelas08' and 'tricotijr' each collected over $149,000 for their respective ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 13th, 2016 0
Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov Wins Two Sunday Majors
Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov grabbed two more victories on Sunday for almost $70,000. Major online poker tournament activity saw a slight decrease in activity this weekend as players flock to Las Vegas to compete in the 2016 World Series of Poker. One player in particular took full advantage of the softer fields. Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov, the top-ranked player in Bulgaria, won the PokerStars Sunday ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 6th, 2016 2
Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland Wins PokerStars Sunday Grand
Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland won the PokerStars Sunday Grand this weekend. As the poker world now turns its sights towards the 2016 World Series of Poker, there were a number of players who came up big over the weekend in online tournaments. One of those is longtime PocketFiver Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland. The 63rd-ranked player in the world outlasted a field of 200 to win the $1,050 ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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May 30th, 2016 2
 

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SUNDAY MAJORS: Troy Quenneville Wins partypoker Super High Roller
Troy 'iamthedeck ftw' Quenneville won himself a Sunday Major this weekend (WPT photo) Canadian Troy 'iamthedeck ftw' Quenneville continued his rise up the PocketFives Rankings by taking down the $2,600 buy-in partypoker Super High Roller this weekend for just over $50,000. Quenneville, the #2 ranked player in Canada, could crack the top 25 of the world wide rankings with the win. There were ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Mar 20th, 2017 1
Cate Hall Sweeps Mike Dentale 2-0 in Heads Up "Grudge Match"
Cate Hall beat Mike Dentale 2-0 in their best of three grudge match Sunday at SugarHouse Casino(Photo Courtesy Jeff Shurilla/PNIA) It was billed as the ‘Twitter feud heard round the world … of poker’ and on Sunday afternoon at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, Cate Hall and Mike Dentale added another chapter to their ongoing rivalry. Hall defeated Dentale 2-0 in the best-of-three ...
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Mar 20th, 2017 1
Former Banker Felipe Ramos Now Making Bank as Brazilian Poker Grows
Felipe Ramos has gone from working in a bank to being one of Brazil's best poker players (PokerStars photo) In a parallel universe somewhere, Felipe Ramos is wearing a suit and tie, boarding a commuter train and heading into his job at Bank of America in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He takes a few phone calls, helps a couple customers with some financial planning and then jumps back on the train and ...
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Mar 19th, 2017 0
Lawmaker Confident Pennsylvania Will Approve Online Gaming by May
Rep. George Dunbar is one of the key figures in pushing online poker regulation forward in Pennsylvania (photo supplied) As the Pennsylvania legislature continues to consider the prospects of online gaming, the sponsor of the House bill to legalize iGaming remains confident. Rep. George Dunbar, who has sponsored online gaming legislation in each of the past two years, described the process ...
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Mar 17th, 2017 1
PokerStars Guarantees $10M for 11th Anniversary Sunday Million
The PokerStars Sunday Million turned 11 this month and PokerStars is ready to celebrate with a guaranteed $10M prize pool. Just over 11 years ago, PokerStars jumped into the deep end with a tournament guarantee that would go on to become the anchor of their weekly tournament schedule when they launched the PokerStars Sunday Million. Daryl ‘aaaaaa’ Jace went on to win that $215 buy-in ...
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Mar 17th, 2017 3
Chicago to Vegas or Tulsa: Julie Anna Cornelius Never Flies Solo
Julie Anna Cornelius and her husband, Darin Dobler, keep themselves busy year-round by traveling around the world. (Submitted photo) It isn’t easy to travel and play poker for a living. The amount of time, energy, and money that is spent trying to make a living in what can be a lonely setting takes it toll on players. Julie Anna Cornelius spends more than her fair share of hours traveling ...
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Mar 16th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: 'lena900' Takes Over #1 Spot From 'SixthSenSe19'
After staring up at Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez for the past four weeks, Sweden's 'lena900' has taken over the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings - but just barely. 'Lena900' posted two cashes this past week that were big enough to add to his PLB score and move him past Gonzalez. He won a $530 buy-in partypoker Six Max High Roller for $9,488 and 156.52 points. He followed that up on ...
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Mar 16th, 2017 1
Mike Del Vecchio Wins WPT Rolling Thunder To Close Out The California Swing
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Mar 16th, 2017 0
Olympic Host City Sochi Welcomes partypoker Live Next Week
The Sochi Casino & Resort poker room is going to be packed for the partypoker Sochi Million. Just over three years ago, people from around the world had their eyes on Sochi, Russia for the Winter Olympics. Starting Friday, the poker world will be watching the Russian resort town closely as the partypoker LIVE Million Sochi event runs for 10 days. The 15-event festival is highlighted by the ...
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Mar 15th, 2017 1
888Live Headed to Barcelona; 13 Events, €700,000 Guaranteed
888Live Series is heading to CasinoBarcelona for 13 events in May. (888Live photo) Following the immensely successful first 888Live Series of 2017 at King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, the roadshow of poker festivals is hitting the road to Barcelona. Running from May 11-23, the next 888Live Festival features 13 events with a variety of buy-ins for players of all bankroll levels.
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Mar 14th, 2017 1
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'Admiral19793' Books Outright Sunday Million Win
Players were once again in full force at the virtual felts over the weekend millions of guaranteed cash prizes were awarded in major events. 'Admiral19793' captured an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million and took home a whopping $153,203 for the win. 'GrekoGreg' finished in second place and cashed for $107,511 while 'solanj' earned a payday of $75,448 for third. PocketFives ...
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Mar 13th, 2017 0
Anatomy Of A Feud: Mike Dentale And Cate Hall Set To Square Off
After three months of waiting, Mike Dentale and Cate Hall are ready to battle at SugarHouse Casino. (PokerNight photo) It was the hand heard ’round social media. On Day 3 of theWorld Poker Tour Five Diamond Classic in December, Cate Hall called Barry Hutter’s six-bet shove with and the hand was soon the talk of Twitter. Hall attempted to get in front of the firestorm that she assumed ...
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Mar 12th, 2017 1
RANKINGS: Five Swedes Chasing #1 Fabrizio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzalez
Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez continues to lead the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings but has a group of Swedes behind him For the fourth consecutive week Fabrizio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzalez remained as the world’s #1-ranked online poker player, but there’s five different players from Sweden attempting to chase him down. Gonzalez has 154.38 PLB point lead over his next closest ...
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Mar 11th, 2017 0
Sam Panzica Wins WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star, Second Season XV Title
Sam Panzica is now a two-time WPT winner after taking down the Bay 101 Shooting Star event Friday (WPT photo/Joe Giron) When the World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Star final table kicked off Friday afternoon in San Jose, California, the focus was clearly on Chino Rheem. With three WPT titles already to his credit, and over 44% of the chips in play, Rheem seemed to be on the verge of becoming ...
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Mar 11th, 2017 1
World Poker Tour Season XV Debuts Sunday on Fox Sports Regional
The World Poker Tour Season XV broadcasts begin Sunday on Fox Sports (WPT Photo/Joe Giron) Fret not poker fans. New episodes of the World Poker Tour are coming to Fox Sports Regional soon. Really soon actually. Beginning this Sunday, March 12, Fox Sports Regional will begin airing 27 episodes from Season XV of the World Poker Tour. This marks the beginning of a five-year extension that WPT ...
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Mar 10th, 2017 0
Joseph Galazzo’s Life Changes Lead to Big Results On and Off Felt
Joseph Galazzo took time off from poker in 2016 to focus on his health and is seeing a positive change. (Will OC photo) The Borgata Saturday Series is one of the most popular and grueling daily events on the East Coast. The $400 buy-in $100,000 guaranteed event is a weekend staple at The Borgata and for those who are able to make it through the 16 hours of play it takes to reach a winner are ...
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Mar 10th, 2017 3
How to Make Yourself Heard in the Push for Online Poker Regulation
Online poker players need to be heard in states considering online poker legislation and we show you how. 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the prospects of online poker as three states – Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania – are all taking steps to legalize online poker. Meanwhile, a handful of other states, including California, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, are ...
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Mar 9th, 2017 1
PokerStars Puts Up $100K in Hunt for World's Best Cash Game Player
PokerStars is out to find the best cash game players in a monthlong competition this spring. (PokerStars file photo) Are you the best online cash game player in the world]' Are you looking for a way to prove yourself in a rake-free arena with $100,000 in prizes up for grabs' Then look no further than the “PokerStars All Stars” - the latest promotion from the online poker giant.
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Mar 9th, 2017 3
How to Qualify For the 2017 WSOP Main Event for Just $0.01
Tommy Yates turned a 1¢ satellite win on 888poker into $19,500 in 2015. The start of the 2017 World Series of Poker is right around the corner and for the third straight year, 888poker is an exclusive satellite partner of the world’s richest tournament series. As part of the partnership, 888poker is once again offering qualifiers into the World Series of Poker Main Event with steps starting ...
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Mar 8th, 2017 1
2017 WSOP Europe Schedule Includes 11 Events, €17M Guaranteed
The World Series of Poker is making its return to Europe with a trip to King's Casino in October of this year. (WSOP file photo) The long-awaited return of World Series of Poker Europe hits King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic this October and features 11 bracelet events and €17,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The official schedule, which starts October 19 and wraps up on ...
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Mar 8th, 2017 2
Kara Scott: From a Small Canadian Town to Poker's Biggest Stages
Two weeks ago, inside the packed-to-capacity ballroom of a posh Beverly Hills hotel, a small-town Canadian girl stood in front of some of poker’s best players and most important movers and shakers and simply put, owned the room. As Kara Scott looked out at the crowd at the 2016 American Poker Awards, where she was serving as host, she can be forgiven if she took a moment or two to reflect ...
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Mar 8th, 2017 0
The Upswing Poker Lab: The Ultimate Poker Training Experience
Upswing Poker Co-Founder Doug Polk wants you to become a better poker player by using the Upswing Poker Lab. (Photo c/o Upswing Poker) The marketplace for poker training websites is always in flux and the release of Upswing Poker in 2016 provided a new option for players looking to improve their game. Led by Doug Polk and Ryan Fee, the site contains all the tools necessary for anyone looking ...
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Mar 7th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Ben 'Ben86' Tollerene Wins PokerStars Sunday Grand
[/CAPTION]Ben 'Ben86' Tollerene took down the PokerStars Sunday Grand this week (WPT photo/ Joe Giron)[/CAPTION] Major online poker tournament action continued over the weekend, as large cash prizes were awarded to a number of real money players led by PokerStars player 'geob000' who took down the Sunday Million outright for a score of $149,333. 'BARBARVSSA2' finished second in that event and ...
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Mar 6th, 2017 1
Hearing for Online Gaming Bill in Michigan Set for Wednesday
Michigan State Senator Mike Kowall continues to lead the charge toward regulated online poker in Michigan. Like a handful of other states, Michigan has been here before. A state representative introduces legislation that would legalize online gaming and the proposal passes a committee vote, only to fall short of becoming law due to a variety of other factors.
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Mar 6th, 2017 0
WPT Bay 101 Another Chance for Ian Kalman to Take on the Big Guys
Local businessman Ian Kalman wants a deep run in the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star event this week.(HPT photo) When the World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Star event gets underway this week in San Jose, California, Ian Kalman will be in the field taking on some of the biggest names in the game. “I love the Shooting Star tournament. It’s nice that it’s local and easy to get too. I mean, I ...
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Mar 5th, 2017 1
Sweden’s ’C Darwin2’ Cruises to February Monthly Leaderboard Victory
Swedish players took the top three spots in the February Monthly Leaderboard For the third consecutive month, and fourth time in five months, a Swedish player topped the PocketFives Monthly Leaderboard. ‘C Darwin2’ piled up 3,540.45 in the shortest month to win the Monthly PocketFives Leaderboard for the second time this year. Three finishes worth more than 500 PLB points each were the ...
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Mar 5th, 2017 0
Jesse 'No_Xcape' Elliott Is Out To Put New Jersey In A Headlock
Jesse Elliott won the PokerStars NJCOOP Main Event in October and is setting his sights on bigger scores to come. (Borgata photo) Since PokerStarsNJ was first introduced to the New Jersey online poker scene, there has been a considerable effort made by the site to offer online championship serie's in the state similar to what is offered on its worldwide client. The limitations on the population ...
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Mar 3rd, 2017 6
RANKINGS: 'CloverSparklesFartShovels' Keeps Top Spot in Nevada
'CloverSparklesFartShovels' keeps the top spot of the Nevada online poker rankings for the second month in a row After starting out the new year on top of the PocketFives Nevada Online Poker Rankings, ‘CloverSparklesFartShovels’ holds on to the top spot for the second month in a row. He finishes February with a sizable lead over the rest of the field, almost 140 points ahead of his closest ...
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Mar 3rd, 2017 0
Daniel Strelitz Wins World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic
Daniel Strelitz beat out a stacked final table to win the World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic (WPT photo/Joe Giron) Former World Poker Tour One to Watch Daniel Strelitz lived up to the billing Thursday night in Los Angeles. The 27-year-old overcame a final table that included a poker living legend and two other WSOP bracelet winners to take down the World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic and walk ...
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Mar 3rd, 2017 1
RANKINGS: Yong 'ykwon17' Kwon Moves Up To #1 In NJ
Yong 'ykwon17' Kwon's ascension to #1 marks the latest change in NJ Online rankings. (Will OC photo) There is yet another shakeup on top of the New Jersey Online Poker Rankings as Yong ‘ykwon17’ Kwon has taken the #1 spot from Daniel ‘centrfieldr’ Lupo. For the last few months, Kwon has been a familiar face near the top of the rankings but now wears the crown after completing a stellar ...
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Mar 2nd, 2017 0
Former #1 Chris 'BigHuni' Hunichen Goes From Backed to Backer
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Mar 1st, 2017 2
WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship Returning to Cherokee, NC
Harrah's Cherokee will host the WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship this August (WSOP photo) For the third straight year the best players from the WSOP Circuit are going to be spending a few days in Cherokee, NC chasing down a WSOP bracelet, a big pay day and some ESPN screen time at the end of the summer. The World Series of Poker announced that the 2017 Global Casino Championship will ...
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Mar 1st, 2017 0
RANKINGS: Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez Barely Holding on to #1 Spot
Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez must feel like the entire population of Sweden is breathing down his neck (SHRPO photo) Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez is still the #1-ranked online poker player in the world but just barely. Gonzalez stayed in the top spot for the third consecutive week but #2-ranked 'lena900' closed the gap significantly. For the second straight week, Gonzalez was unable ...
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Mar 1st, 2017 0
Phil Ivey Given Green Light to Pursue Supreme Court Appeal in UK
Phil Ivey has won a last chance at overturning his case against Crockfords Casino in London (WPT photo) Phil Ivey is going back to court. The ten-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner has been granted permission by the Supreme Court in the United Kingdom to appeal the decision handed down in November that ruled he had essentially cheated to win £7.8 million playing Punto Banco, a variant ...
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Feb 28th, 2017 4
Doug Polk Releases 'Best Heads Up Course of All Time' on Upswing
Doug Polk believes he's the best Heads Up No Limit Hold'em player in the world - and now he's willing to teach everybody else how to be better (WPT photo) The man once known only as ‘WCGRider’ has been a busy guy of late. Not only has Doug Polk managed to create a YouTube channel with close to 70,000 followers that’s jam-packed with original content; he’s also found the time to get back ...
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Feb 28th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Austrian 'TheFan83' Wins PokerStars Sunday Million
Two PocketFives members outlasted more than 5,000 opponents to finish first and second in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend. Austria's 'TheFan83' walked away with an even $122,000 after winning the event, while Brazilian 'digopapel' earned $112,734 for second place. PokerStars player 'KasparovAKs' walked away with $91,000 after finishing in third.
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Feb 27th, 2017 1
Absolute Poker Founder Scott Tom to Face Black Friday Charges
Scott Tom plead not guilty to the Black Friday charges in a Manhattan court room on Friday. Almost six years after Black Friday, Absolute Poker founder Scott Tom has returned to the United States to face charges that he violated the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and was engaged in bank fraud and money laundering.
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Feb 26th, 2017 4
Darren Elias Earns Third WPT Title with Fallsview Victory
Darren Elias became one of just five players to win three World Poker Tour titles Friday night in Niagara Falls, Canada {WPT photo) Over the course of his career, Darren Elias has shown a real flair for the dramatic at World Poker Tour final tables. He added to his legacy Friday night in Niagara Falls, Ontario, winning WPT Fallsview for his third career WPT title. The final day of play ...
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Feb 25th, 2017 0
All The Winners From The 3rd Annual GPI American Poker Awards
The Third Annual American Poker Awards featured a total of 18 winners - including a PocketFives legend. The third annual GPI American Poker Awards took place last night (Thursday 23rd Feb) at the Sofitel in Beverly Hills, California. So, without further ado, here are all the winners from the night.
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Feb 24th, 2017 1
Andrew Neeme Brings Cash Game Journey to the Masses with Vlog
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Feb 23rd, 2017 4
Hitting The Road With Jamie Kerstetter
Jamie Kerstetter lives in New Jersey but makes a point to travel around the country and take part in the tournament circuit. (WSOP photo) This month alone, there are tournament series going on across all regions of the country. For starters, the LA Poker Classic at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles is nearing its World Poker Tour Main Event, and West Palm Beach, FL just finished playing host ...
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Feb 23rd, 2017 1
RANKINGS: Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez Holds Off 'lena900'
Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez didn't have a single cash big enough to earn any PLB points this past week, but he still stayed #1. After three straight weeks with a change at the number one spot in the PocketFives Rankings there's finally some stability as Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez held on to the #1 spot for the second straight week. Making Gonzalez's accomplishment even more ...
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Feb 22nd, 2017 0
Mike Leah Says Back-to-Back Fallsview Wins are a Career Highlight
Mike Leah has made a habit out of winning at Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls (photo provided) Mike ‘GoLeafsGoEh’ Leah has a poker resume that is comparable with almost anybody in the world. He’s got a World Series of Poker bracelet, multiple World Championship of Online Poker titles, over $5.5 million in live earnings and just shy of $3 million in online earnings. Of all his ...
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Feb 22nd, 2017 2
Reggie Jones-Sawyer Introduces New Online Poker Bill in California
California could become the next state to regulate online poker if Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer can get his bill advanced. California online poker players have been down this road before. Over the last decade, the state has debated the merits of legalizing online poker, but each year efforts have come up short leaving players out in the cold. In 2017, it appears legislators are once again ...
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Feb 21st, 2017 1
Koray Aldemir Wins Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event
Koray Aldemir earned his first career main event win by topping an elite 39 player field. (WSOP photo) The Triton Super High Roller Series wrapped up another exciting festival filled with high rollers populated by the best players in the world. Capping off the series was the HKD$ 1,000,000 Main Event. Poker’s best and brightest were in the 39-player field with Phil Ivey among them.
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Feb 21st, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Vaillancourt, Delgado Book Victories on PokerStars
PocketFives members had a considerable amount of success in major online poker tournaments over the weekend, as the PokerStars Sunday Million was won outright by 'thx4urm0n3y' who collected $145,741 followed by 'tomc1s' who finished runner-up for $102,279. Relatively unknown Brazilian Neoriel Oliveira took home a career-best $71,776 for his third place performance in that tournament, which ...
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Feb 20th, 2017 0
Dan Colman Wins Triton Super High Roller Series Six Max
Dan Colman defeated
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Feb 18th, 2017 2
PokerStars Power Up Game Marries Hearthstone and No Limit Hold’em
PokerStars Power Up is currently in Alpha mode, but could be open to the public soon Poker players have often looked down at their hole cards, double-checked the board, and wished they could change one of their hole cards, or one of the community cards, to make a better hand. Now PokerStars is making that possible with their most recent innovation, PokerStars Power Up, which is currently in ...
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Feb 18th, 2017 8
Army Vet Jeremy Linville Looks To Become ClubWPT 'King Of The Club'
Military veteran Jeremy Linville is one of the King of the Club WPT qualifiers for the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. (Submitted photo) The latest ClubWPT promotion offers players the chance to become the 'King of the Club' and head to Hollywood, FL to play at a televised table for a shot at $37,000 in prizes. By qualifying through tournaments available on , 16 players earn a seat to ...
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Feb 17th, 2017 0
Matt Mendez Becomes A Family Man And Champion Overnight
Matt Mendez was overcome with emotion last year after winning The Big Stax XV High Roller only a month after the birth of his daughter. (Parx photo) Winning poker tournaments can have a contagious effect. Just ask Fedor Holz. There may be no pure way to prove that “momentum” exists in poker but there is an empirical effect of confidence that some players will attest becomes apparent when ...
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Feb 16th, 2017 7