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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
Grayson 'gray31' Ramage and 'LilFishAtL' Top Two in Sunday Million
Grayson 'gray31' Ramage was the big winner in the PokerStars Sunday Million with his runner-up finish. (photo credit Neil Stoddart/PokerStars) PocketFives members 'gray31' (ranked #14 worldwide) of Costa Rica and 'LilFishAtL' of Mexico were part of a three-way chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend. The former was awarded with a payday of $156,406 for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Feb 9th, 2016 1
Damianos 'damourinio' Aslanidis Takes Down Sunday Million
Vladimir "vovtroy" Troyanovskiy finished second in the PokerStars Sunday Million When the PocketFives Rankings are updated later this week there's going to be a new player in the top 100. But that's probably not going to be front of mind for Damianos 'damourinio' Aslanidis' mind this morning after he wakes up realizing he took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for $155,458.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Feb 1st, 2016 0
Toby ‘810ofclubs’ Lewis Headlines Sunday Major Winners
Toby '810ofclubs' Lewis had himself a nice little Sunday. The PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament was chopped four ways over the weekend, as 'PureRunnings' took home the largest payday of $139,126 for his official third place finish. Two PocketFives members were in on the deal, including 'blazinchron' of Canada (2nd place for $129,684) and 'Snick' of the Ukraine (4th place for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jan 25th, 2016 2
'BOOMALOOM' Dominates Sunday Majors with Two PartyPoker Wins
70th-ranked online poker tournament player 'joppiesaus' of Malta captured an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up for $80,707. PocketFives members took the top six spots in the event, including 2nd and 3rd place efforts from 'Chapex' of Peru and 'MacEremeev' of Russia, who took home $60,274 and $42,907 for their respective finishes.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jan 18th, 2016 0
Tournament Review for January 11, 2016
Three PocketFives members had career-best online poker tournament scores over the weekend in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event. AlexS1 finished runner-up and collected $137,747. Fellow P5ers Marcos Chaiben of Brazil and Sammy illraiseyou8 Lafleur of Canada walked away with $67,256 and $50,308 for their respective 4th and 5th place performances.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Apr 26th, 2016 2
From 'Grim Reaper' to EPT Mainstay, Mad Harper Has Seen It All
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Apr 25th, 2016 0
Sweden's 'Discoovery' Wins partypoker Super High Roller
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Apr 25th, 2016 2
Farid Yachou Wins Monster WPT Tournament of Champions
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Apr 24th, 2016 1
Jonathan 'Gil3000' Gill Uses Structure in an Unstructured World
Jonathan 'Gil3000' Gill just hit $1 million in career online tournament winnings and scored his first PocketFives Triple Crown. (photo: WPT) Many poker pros play the game for a living because of the flexibility it allows. If you feel like going to Cancun for the weekend, and you've got the cash, then go. If your friends are heading to the EPT Grand Final in Monaco, you can go too. Just be sure ...
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Apr 24th, 2016 3
You Might Be Learning Poker in Reverse
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Apr 23rd, 2016 3
“Action Clock” Could Become the Norm at World Poker Tour Events
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Apr 23rd, 2016 5
Mike Shariati Climbs From Low Stakes to Win WPT Player of the Year
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Apr 22nd, 2016 1
Chino Rheem Wins $10K WPT Finale for Third Career WPT Title
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Apr 21st, 2016 14
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Apr 20th, 2016 3
Jason Somerville Hosting Run It Up Rumble in New Jersey May 14
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Apr 20th, 2016 0
Dara 'Doke' O'Kearney Wins Fifth PocketFives Triple Crown
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Apr 20th, 2016 1
PocketFives Rankings: Damianos 'damourinio' Aslanidis Enters Top 10
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Apr 20th, 2016 11
Jivaro: A PokerStars Heads-Up Display for the Masses
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Apr 20th, 2016 2
Mike 'm8675309a' Adamo Running a Bar and Winning Sunday Warm-Ups
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Apr 19th, 2016 3
Faraz Jaka Bullish that Global Poker League Will Be a Home Run
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Apr 18th, 2016 0
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Apr 18th, 2016 0
Nelson 'FeCoNiCuZn' Maccini Wins PokerStars Sunday Million
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Apr 18th, 2016 0
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Apr 16th, 2016 1
After Two Years in Vancouver, David 'd.quang' Quang is Back Home
David 'd.quang' Quang's two-year run in Vancouver to clear his mind came to an end. Now, he's back in Ontario. American author Horace Greeley once popularized the phrase "Go West, young man." It was in reference to westward expansion of the United States in the 19th Century, but in the case of online poker pro David 'd.quang' Quang, "Go West, young man" meant a chance for clear air and a new ...
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Apr 16th, 2016 3
GPL: Dominik Nitsche Stars for Berlin Bears in Week 2 Action
Dominik Nitsche dominated Week 2 action of the Global Poker League. (PokerStars photo) Don’t call it a comeback just yet, but Week 2 of the Global Poker League’s inaugural season saw the Berlin Bears recover from a disastrous Week 1 with 15 points, good enough to move them out of the Eurasian Conference basement.
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Apr 16th, 2016 1
Matt 'mjw006' Wakeman: Online Poker Star and "Glorified Housewife"
Matt 'mjw006' Wakeman has been balancing poker with being the father of a 6-year-old, photo: Poker Asia Pacific As anyone who has kids knows, they literally change their parents' lives. You suddenly have the lives of others in your hands and that carefree lifestyle you used to have is gone out the window. Bar-hopping' Nope. Staying up until 3am' Gone.
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Apr 16th, 2016 6
Revisiting Poker's Darkest Day Through the Tweets of Black Friday
Five years ago the online poker world changed forever. In the early afternoon of April 15, 2011 the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed indictments against executives from the three largest online poker operators in the world, PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker/UB, and some of the payment processors that served them. Within minutes of the indictments being unsealed the poker world ...
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Apr 15th, 2016 4
Becoming a Better Poker Player is All About Deliberate Practice
Alex 'Assassinato' Fitzgerald is back with another lesson on poker study habits. One of the first questions I’ll ask you if you ever do a lesson with me is, "How many hours a week do you study'" The answer most players had for many years was, "Once in a while." I’d ask what they meant by that and they’d explain that they watched a video on occasion. They admitted they probably did not ...
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Apr 15th, 2016 1
Looking Back at the Top 10 Ranked Players on Black Friday
Jordan 'Jymaster0011' Young, with Todd Brunson, was the #1 ranked online player on Black Friday. (PokerListings photo) Ask any member of the poker community and they can tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing on April 15, 2011, a day that will forever live in poker lore as Black Friday. For the top 10 players on the the PocketFives Rankings that day, their world was forever ...
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Apr 15th, 2016 3
PokerStars EPT Grand Final Includes Record 302 Online Qualifiers
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Apr 14th, 2016 2
PocketFives Rankings: Joao 'joaosimaobh' Simao Up 15 Spots to #6
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Apr 13th, 2016 0
"Breaking Bad" Actor Aaron Paul Joins LA Sunset GPL Team
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Apr 11th, 2016 10
'Sheater' Wins Fifth PocketFives Triple Crown
Sweden's 'Sheater' won his fifth PocketFives Triple Crown For the first time in more than two years, Sweden's 'Sheater' won a PocketFives Triple Crown. And this one was a milestone, as it marked the fifth won by the longtime online poker player who is nearing $7 million in career winnings. And amazingly, two of his Triple Crown qualifying wins this time around came against the same player.
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Apr 11th, 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.
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Apr 11th, 2016 0
'bidle' Wins DraftKings Masters Millionaire Maker
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Apr 11th, 2016 1
Preben 'prebzzz' Stokkan Dishes on Poker in Norway
Preben 'prebzzz' Stokkan is the top-ranked online poker player in Norway Poker is incredibly different from country to country. From the robust live games in the UK to limited regulated online poker in the US, no matter where you go, poker is inherently different. And that's part of what makes the game so unique.
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Apr 9th, 2016 1
Alexandros 'alexangeo' Georgiopoulos Pairs Risk Management, Poker
Greece's Alexandros 'alexangeo' Georgiopoulos is pursuing a degree in risk management and won the Sunday Million Some people who play poker but don't plan to pursue the game professionally gravitate towards an occupation that has many of the same trademarks like math, risk, and wealth management.
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Apr 9th, 2016 0
GPL: Hong Kong Stars and New York Rounders Lead After Week 1
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Apr 8th, 2016 1
DraftKings Running $4 Million Fantasy Baseball World Championship
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Apr 7th, 2016 0
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Apr 7th, 2016 0
Joao 'XxJoaoFeraxX' Otavio Parlaying $213K Score into More Live Play
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Apr 7th, 2016 7
Poker Track Pro: a Robust Live Poker Tracking Smartphone App
The Poker Track Pro app could be a gold mine for live players. The game of poker is a number-cruncher’s dream, and players who can recognize patterns in the data hold a distinct advantage over those who can’t. One of the most basic ways a player can analyze their game over time is by keeping an accurate log of their win/loss rate for each session they play. While developers were quick to ...
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Apr 7th, 2016 0
How Poker Players Can Fix Their Time Management Problem
If you don't think you have a time management problem, you're wrong. But it is fixable. I’m going to be honest with you right off the bat here. If you’re a poker player - either a professional, or a dedicated amateur - you probably have a time management problem. The reality is that whichever category you’re in, it’s always difficult to decide exactly how much time to dedicate to poker, ...
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Apr 7th, 2016 0
Photo Finish: Marton 'noirduck' Czuczor Wins March Leaderboard
Hungary's Marton 'noirduck' Czuczor won the March Leaderboard (photo credit Danny Maxwell) Every point has been tallied, every chip has been counted and in one of the closest finishes in Monthly PocketFives Leaderboard history, Marton 'noirduck' Czuczor wound up on top after piling up 2,906 PLB Points during the month.
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Apr 6th, 2016 0
PocketFives Rankings: Artem 'veeea' Vezhenkov Climbs Back to #2
Look out, world. Artem 'veeea' Vezhenkov is back up to #2 in the PocketFives Rankings Getting back to the top of the PocketFives Rankings is a lot like riding a bike: once you fall off, you get can get right back on. For Artem 'veeea' Vezhenkov, losing his grip on the top spot in the rankings in mid-February is probably just a distant memory, as he has risen all the way back to #2 worldwide.
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Apr 6th, 2016 0
Keith ‘donnysack’ Donovan Moves to Top Spot in New Jersey Rankings
Mike 'lav519' Lavenburg pushed his way into the top five this month in the New Jersey Online Poker Rankings. (Will O'Connor photo) While the addition of PokerStars in the marketplace might have changed the landscape of online poker in New Jersey over the last month, the changes to the PocketFives New Jersey Online Poker Rankings have not been as drastic. The same three players have remained at ...
WILLOCWill O'Connor
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Apr 5th, 2016 1
Fedor Holz Highlights 15th Annual European Poker Award Nominees
Fedor Holz will receive his 2015 GPI Player of the Year trophy at the European Poker Awards On May 3, a veritable who's who of the top names in European poker will gather at the Monte Carlo Bay and Resort in luxurious Monaco. Over the course of the evening, nine awards will be given out as part of the 15th Annual GPI European Poker Awards, honoring players for their achievements in 2015. The ...
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Apr 4th, 2016 3
'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'.
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Apr 4th, 2016 0
PocketFives US Poker League Restarts April 6
The PocketFives Online Poker League at restarts on Wednesday, April 6 at 9:00pm ET If you're in the United States and yearning for some online poker, look no further than the PocketFives online poker league taking place at . It's completely free to play and monthly and weekly prizes are awarded. So, even if you can't make a few of the games each month, you still have a chance to take home some ...
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Apr 2nd, 2016 0