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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
'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
 

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Mike Leah Selling Pieces of his 2016 WSOP Action on YouStake
Mike Leah is selling pieces of his WSOP action on YouStake this year. (WPT photo) For professionals and recreational players alike, the World Series of Poker can be a stressful and busy time. Dealing with travel plans, accommodations, setting a tournament schedule and on top of all that, dealing with backers and piece buyers that are going to make playing in some of the world’s most ...
WILLOCWill O'Connor
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Jun 23rd, 2016 1
Keys to Maintaining Your Focus in Longer Sessions
Poker players need to follow these tips to avoid losing focus easily over longer sessions. Staying Focused During Long Live Sessions With the 2016 World Series of Poker currently in full flow, many poker players are spending a lot of time at the poker table this summer. With the average day’s play in a WSOP event lasting anywhere between eight and 12 hours, this can be a gruelling ...
theginger45Matthew Hunt
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Jun 23rd, 2016 2
Anton 'aJarov' Yakuba Wins 5th Triple Crown, 2nd of June
Russia's Anton 'aJarov' Yakuba won his fifth PocketFives Triple Crown, his second of June It's hard enough to win one PocketFives Triple Crown, let alone five. But, Russia's Anton 'aJarov' Yakuba did exactly that, capturing the fifth Triple Crown of his career and, incredibly, his second of the month.
DanDan Cypra
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Jun 23rd, 2016 1
WSOP: Benny Glaser Wins Second Omaha Hi-Lo Bracelet of the Summer
Benny Glaser became the third player to win a second 2016 WSOP bracelet on Wednesday (WSOP photo) While Jason Mercier continues to be the top story of the 2016 World Series of Poker, Benny Glaser is doing his best to grab some of the headlines as well. On Wednesday the British poker pro won his second bracelet of the summer in the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Championship, taking it down just days after ...
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Jun 23rd, 2016 0
Online Poker, Fantasy Sports Now Tied Together in Pennsylvania
An amendment regulating internet gambling introduced by Rosita Youngblood was tacked onto a bill regulating fantasy sports in Pennsylvania Online poker went 2-for-2 on Wednesday. After the California Assembly Appropriations Committee approved a bill regulating online poker out West, attention turned to the other end of the US, where the Pennsylvania House approved an amendment to a bill ...
DanDan Cypra
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Jun 23rd, 2016 2
California Online Poker Bill Passes Committee
A bill from Adam Gray regulating online poker in California passed the California Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday The "most-vetted bill" in California this year passed through the California Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday. "If we held every bill to the standards we've held this bill, we wouldn't have any bills," AB 2863 sponsor Adam Gray said. Gray's measure ...
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Jun 22nd, 2016 3
Poker Hall of Fame Nominations Open – Phil Ivey Not Yet Eligible
Phil Ivey is going to wait one more year for Poker Hall of Fame eligibility. (WPT photo) The World Series of Poker – the custodians of the Poker Hall of Fame – have opened the public nomination process for the Class of 2016 and fans hoping to nominate one of the most dominant players of all time are going to have to wait one more year.
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Jun 22nd, 2016 0
PocketFives Rankings: Joao 'joaosimaobh' Simao Back on Top
Brazil's Joao 'joaosimaobh' Simao became the #1 ranked player in the PocketFives Rankings for the third time in his career Since April 27, Sweden's 'C Darwin2' and Brazil's Joao 'joaosimaobh' Simao have been battling for the #1 spot worldwide in the PocketFives Rankings. 'C Darwin2' held down the lead from April 27 to May 4. Then, the Brazilian was #1 for a week before, like a playground ...
DanDan Cypra
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Jun 22nd, 2016 0
WSOP: Mercier Falls Short in $10K, Moore and Ziskin Win Bracelets
On Tuesday, Jason Mercier found himself at yet another final table of a $10,000 buy-in event, but this time he wasn't able to seal deal and had to settle for an eighth place finish in the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo event. Three players, including Benny Glaser, had to bag up at the end of another ten levels and will return on Wednesday to finish. While that event didn't quite reach a conclusion, two ...
LanceLance Bradley
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Jun 22nd, 2016 0
WSOP: Glantz Leading $10K Omaha Hi-Lo but Mercier Lurking
Don’t look but Jason Mercier is heading to his fourth consecutive Day 3 of a $10,000 Championship event at the 2016 World Series of Poker. The current WSOP Player of the Year front runner is among the final 16 players in the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Championship. He’s going to have to overcome a group of talented players, including chip leader Matt Glantz, if he plans to win his third bracelet of ...
LanceLance Bradley
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Jun 21st, 2016 0
DraftKings US Open Millionaire Maker Winner Scores a Perfect Game
Dustin Johnson propelled 'mmcconn' to victory in the DraftKings US Open Millionaire Maker In a final round of the US Open marred by controversy over whether Dustin Johnson made contact with his ball on the fifth hole, one daily fantasy golf player turned in an unquestioned perfect game. 'mmcconn' took down the US Open DraftKings Millionaire Maker with 468.50 points. His reward: $1 million. The ...
DanDan Cypra
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Jun 20th, 2016 0
The Week Ahead at the WSOP: The Solstice, The Monster, The Wizards
The fourth week of the 2016 WSOP schedule keeps recreational players in mind. Week 3 of the 2016 World Series of Poker turned into the World Series of Jason Mercier, and the Week 4 schedule offers a few opportunities for that to continue while there's also a bit of a focus on smaller buy-in, bigger field events with two of the WSOP's famous "gimmick" events running between now and ...
LanceLance Bradley
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Jun 20th, 2016 0
'Koby295' Tuns $4.40 Into Sunday Million Victory
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dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 20th, 2016 1
WSOP: Ian Johns Win Second Bracelet of Summer, Seniors Returns Six
Cash game player Ian Johns now owns 3 WSOP bracelets.Lebron James finally brought home a championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the NBA Finals but the Golden Eagle trophy (Seniors Event) will have to wait one more day to add a new. While most of the attention is steered to big bet poker, Limit Hold’em got its day in the sun.
PaulOresteenPaul Oresteen
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Jun 20th, 2016 0
Michael 'JohnnnyDrama' Haberman Jr. Wins First NJ Triple Crown
Michael 'JohnnnyDrama' Haberman Jr. wins first-ever PocketFives Triple Crown on New Jersey regulated sites Over the past 11 years, there have been over 1,000 PocketFives Triple Crowns awarded, but never one on New Jersey regulated online poker rooms. History is meant to be changed. Earlier this month, Michael 'JohnnnyDrama' Haberman Jr. etched his name into PocketFives history by becoming ...
wackyJaxonJason Glatzer
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Jun 20th, 2016 5
GPL: Randy Lew Earns Week 2 Summer Series Sweep
Randy Lew earned a full nine points for the Hong Kong Stars this week. It was a week of sweeps in Heat II of the cross conference Global Poker League Summer Series from the Cube in Las Vegas. Players are seemingly getting used to the feel of playing in the venue, and fans are warming to the concept of standing play inside of the Cube.
ShillibierWill Shillibier
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Jun 19th, 2016 0
WSOP: Father's Day Bracelet Ceremony Extra Special For Jason Mercier
Jason Mercier won his second 2016 WSOP bracelet with his father Rick cheering him on from the rail Sunday afternoon Jason Mercier will stand in a room full of his peers for his second bracelet ceremony of the 2016 World Series of Poker. This one will be special for sure – winning two bracelets in a single year is a rare feat – but it’s likely going to be even more special for Jason given ...
LanceLance Bradley
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Jun 19th, 2016 2
WSOP: Michael ‘Gags30’ Gagliano Wins First Gold Bracelet
Cesar Garcia was one of three WSOP bracelet winners on Saturday )WSOP photo) Many poker players used to grinding day in and day out at the 2016 World Series of Poker took the weekend off for the Electric Daisy Carnival along with 100,000 other party-goers at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a much-needed breather about halfway through the Series. But action pressed on and Saturday saw three ...
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Jun 19th, 2016 4
WSOP: Jason Mercier Wins $10K HORSE for Bracelet #2 of 2016
Jason Mercier made a lot of noise before the 2016 World Series of Poker, making multiple prop bets against any and all comers. He’s made even more noise in the last eight days. After opening this year’s Series by failing to cash in his first nine events, Mercier has posted four straight cashes, including his second bracelet win of the summer early Saturday morning in Las Vegas.
LanceLance Bradley
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Jun 18th, 2016 2
PokerStars and Poker Players Alliance Team Up to #Fight4Poker
As more and more states are considering legislating and regulating online poker, PokerStars and the Poker Players Alliance
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Jun 17th, 2016 0
WSOP: Jason Mercier Leading Another $10K, Danny Le Wins $1,500 Limit
Danny Le won his first career WSOP bracelet on Thursday in the $1,500 Limit Hold'em event (WSOP photo) The 2016 World Series of Poker is really just some the Summer of Jason Mercier. Just 72 hours after Mercier finished runner-up in a $10,000 buy-in event, he’s leading the final 14 players in the $10,000 buy-in HORSE. Mercier is looking to become the first player in WSOP history to make three ...
LanceLance Bradley
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Jun 17th, 2016 1
Rank & File: Volpe Adds Bracelet #2; Kelly, Holz & Deeb Cashing
Paul Volpe is the first former #1-ranked player to win a bracelet in 2016 (WSOP photo) The illustrious group of PocketFives former #1-ranked players are starting to rack up the cashes at the 2016 World Series of Poker but only one of them has managed to earn a bracelet to date. Paul 'paulgees81' Volpe broke through this past week to win the second gold bracelet of his career. All told, former ...
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Jun 16th, 2016 0
Nurlan 'Nur1ck' Bobekov Wins Triple Crown #4
Australia's Nurlan 'Nur1ck' Bobekov shares keys to winning four PocketFives Triple Crowns (image: PokerNews) There have been 1,063 PocketFives Triple Crowns awarded over the last 11 years. A Triple Crown requires a player to win three $10,000 prize pool tournaments across three sites tracked for the PocketFives Rankings within a week. Each tournament has to have at least 100 entries and ...
DanDan Cypra
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Jun 16th, 2016 1
WSOP: Mercier Denied, Soverel Wins, Negreanu Chasing Six Max Title
Ray Dehkharghani beat Jason Mercier heads-up for his first WSOP bracelet. (WSOP photo) Jason Mercier found himself heads-up for his second bracelet win in three days on Wednesday night at the 2016 World Series of Poker but it wasn’t meant to be as Mercier busted the $10,000 Razz Championship event in second place behind Ray Dehkharghani. Meanwhile Sam Soverel, who played in the $300,000 ...
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Jun 16th, 2016 0
WSOP: Despite Near Miss and Twitter Drama, Mercier Remains Focused
Jason Mercier has one WSOP bracelet this year, but narrowly missed out on a second on Wednesday night. For the last 72 hours the attention of the poker world has been squarely on Jason Mercier thanks to his first bracelet win of the summer and the six and seven-figure bracelet bets he made before the 2016 World Series of Poker began. On Monday night, Mercier won the $10,000 No Limit Deuce to ...
LanceLance Bradley
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Jun 16th, 2016 3
Advice For How to Avoid Poker's 'Echo Chamber'
When you're looking to improve your game, you should vary who you seek out for feedback. It’s occurred to this author recently that the poker community has a peculiar quality to it, particularly within the subsection that spends a lot of time discussing the game online. Discussions tend to follow a similar format, and the responses tend to come from the same demographic of people who frequent ...
theginger45Matthew Hunt
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Jun 16th, 2016 0
Daniel Negreanu Excited Now That Las Vegas NHL Team is Official
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will be the home of the Las Vegas Black Knights beginning with the 2017-18 NHL season. Wednesday afternoon at the 2016 World Series of Poker Daniel Negreanu recorded the third cash of his summer. But it was some non-poker news that day before that might have made Negreanu the happiest.
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Jun 15th, 2016 0
Matas 'bebaimis777' Cimbolas Heading 'Down Under'
Matas 'bebaimis777' Cimbolas is moving "Down Under" later this year and will play more live games At a time when online poker players are trying to flee Australia due to its upside-down grinding schedule, Matas 'bebaimis777' Cimbolas is moving there later this year with his girlfriend. Sure, the online grind typically starts around 2:00 AM local time and the country is located decently far from ...
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Jun 15th, 2016 0
Swedes Occupy Five of Top 10 Spots in the PocketFives Rankings
'eisenhower1' is one of five Swedes ranked in the top 10 on PocketFives (image: PokerNews) The Swedes are back in town. Players from Sweden own five of the top 10 spots worldwide in the PocketFives Rankings this week after 'eisenhower1' moved up three spots to #8. He's a former #1 player and could make a serious run to reclaim his crown.
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Jun 15th, 2016 0
WSOP: DeWitt and Johnson Win Bracelets, Mercier Leading $10K Razz
For the first time at the 2016 World Series of Poker, three bracelets were awarded on a single day with Jason DeWitt and Marco Johnson grabbing the second WSOP bracelets of their careers. And just one day after winning the fourth bracelet of his career, Jason Mercier continued the hot streak into the $10,000 Razz Championship.
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Jun 15th, 2016 0
Online Poker Bill Passes 53-5 in New York State Senate
The New York State Senate passed a bill regulating online poker introduced by John Bonacic "Happy birthday, [State Senator] John Bonacic." Those were some of the final words spoken before the New York State Senate approved S5302D, which would grant 11 online poker licenses in New York, by a 53-5 vote.
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Jun 15th, 2016 8
WSOP: The Kindergarten Teacher Who Might Become a Millionaire
Lisa Meredith needs to outlast 13 more players to win a million dollars. When the 2016 World Series of Poker schedule was announced, Dustin and Lisa Meredith circled a few events they wanted to play. Their first choice was the $1,500 Monster Stack, but Lisa's parents, who had volunteered to look after the kids one weekend, weren't available that weekend, so they chose the Millionaire Maker ...
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Jun 14th, 2016 6
Phil 'philroyal888' Mighall Hunting for a Signature Win
Phil 'philroyal888' Mighall is hunting for a major live or online poker score Despite ascending all the way up to #8 worldwide in the PocketFives Rankings, his highest mark ever, Phil 'philroyal888' Mighall is still hunting for that first signature win.
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Jun 14th, 2016 0
Regulated Online Poker in Michigan: What Needs to Happen Next
Michigan could be welcoming online poker back sooner rather than later. Since State Senator Mike Kowall introduced an online gaming bill in April, Michigan has emerged as one of the most likely candidates to join Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey as states with legal online poker. That being said, Michigan's nascency on this issue caught many of analysts and pundits off guard, which has ...
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Jun 14th, 2016 0
WSOP: Jason Mercier Wins $10K NL Deuce to Seven, Six Figure Prop Bet
Jason Mercier now has four WSOP bracelets and a decent score from side bets . (WSOP photo) Monday night was a good night to be Jason Mercier. Not only did Mercier win his fourth career World Series of Poker bracelet and over $270,000, but he also cleaned up on the first of many bracelet prop bets he has this summer. Mercier beat Mike Watson to win the $10,000 buy-in No Limit Deuce to Seven ...
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Jun 14th, 2016 0
DFS Strategy: MLB Bankroll Management
If you practice proper bankroll management, you'll be cheering your wallet on to new heights There are many parallels and lessons that can be learned for your daily fantasy baseball tournament play based on backgrounds in other games such as tournament poker or thoroughbred handicapping. MLB DFS, like those other two pursuits, is a game where you have multiple opportunities daily to get in on ...
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Jun 13th, 2016 0
'icenigel' Looking Forward to partypoker Caribbean Poker Party
The partypoker Caribbean Poker Party takes place in November at the Hard Rock Punta Cana There's nothing like sun, sand, and surf to compliment a poker tournament. Whether it's the Bahamas or the Caribbean or southern France, a beautiful backdrop, complete with yachts and seagulls, is the perfect remedy for a bad day at the office and a perfect bonus to a big tournament win. Plus, it'll keep ...
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Jun 13th, 2016 0
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 ...
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Jun 13th, 2016 0
The Week Ahead at the WSOP: Seniors, Millionaires, Championships
More WSOP bracelets on the line as the 2016 WSOP heads into Week 3 (WSOP image) As the 2016 World Series of Poker enters it’s third week of action, the schedule just keeps trucking along. Over the next seven days there will be another 12 bracelets awarded including four in $10,000 buy-in Championship events. This coming weekend brings the Electric Daisy Carnival event which regularly draws ...
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Jun 13th, 2016 1
The No. 1 Live Tourney Trick You're Not Using
Are you getting the results you deserve in live tournaments' Or are you sick of busting them to players who get lucky after you've worked hard for hours' Live tournaments can give you the biggest buzz in poker, but they can also be brutal.
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Jun 13th, 2016 0
WSOP: Paul Volpe Wins Second Bracelet in Eight Game Mix
Paul Volpe was all business after winning second bracelet. Paul Volpe won his second WSOP bracelet on Sunday at the Rio at the 2016 World Series of Poker. The Millionaire Maker field finally combined for the first time while two vastly different events kicked off.
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Jun 13th, 2016 0
YouStake Makes WSOP Action Accessible to Everybody
Anthony Zinno is one of the high profile players using . (WPT photo) Poker players around the world dream of playing the World Series of Poker and cashing in on some of the riches available. Whether it’s not having a big enough bankroll or not being able to get time off from their day job to travel to Las Vegas, for many players it will always remain just that - a dream. But now one company ...
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Jun 12th, 2016 2
GPL Debuts for Aaron Paul, The Cube and the Summer Series
Former Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul made his LA Sunset debut this week There were three big debuts in the Global Poker League this past week. The first was the Summer Series set of matchups that see inter-conference play for the first time, the second was the highly anticipated “Cube” that players play live heads-up matches in and the third was the debut of former Breaking Bad star Aaron ...
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Jun 12th, 2016 1
WSOP: LaPlante and Porter Grab Gold, Lederer Return Steals Spotlight
Ryan LaPlante won his first WSOP bracelet Saturday night in the $565 Pot Limit Omaha event (WSOP photo) Ryan LaPlante overcame the biggest Pot Limit Omaha field in live poker history to win his first World Series of Poker bracelet and Rep Porter won his third career bracelet Saturday night at the 2016 WSOP, but it was the return of one of poker’s most loathed individuals that caused the ...
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Jun 12th, 2016 0
WSOP: Gaspard Wins First Bracelet, Negreanu Hunting Seventh
Long time tournament grinder Jean Gaspard won the $10,000 Dealers Choice Championship Friday at the 2016 WSOP (WSPO photo) For 13 years now, Jean Gaspard has been grinding away on the live tournament circuit, travelling from coast to coast across the United States. Friday night at the 2016 World Series of Poker, Gaspard might have found his signature win. Gaspard beat out a tough final table to ...
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Jun 11th, 2016 0
Bryan 'bparis' Paris Wins 20th Largest Triple Crown Ever
Bryan 'bparis' Paris earned the 20th largest PocketFives Triple Crown ever at 1,036 PLB Points (image: PokerNews, Danny Maxwell) On June 7, Bryan 'bparis' Paris won the PokerStars Super Tuesday. That would be a career-defining accomplishment for anyone, and for Paris, the score was his fifth largest online ever.
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Jun 11th, 2016 2
WSOP: Alan Percal Wins $10K Heads Up, Justin Bonomo Runner Up Again
Alan Percal waited ten years to win his second WSOP bracelet. (WSOP photo) The 2016 World Series of Poker awarded two gold bracelets Thursday but was overshadowed by the record-setting $565 Pot Limit Omaha event. In other action the Dealers Choice championship and the Six Max closed out their respective Day 2s.
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Jun 10th, 2016 1
Rank & File: Former #1-Ranked Players Chasing Bracelets in 2016
Paul 'paulgees' Volpe is one of seven former #1-ranked players hoping to score their second career bracelet this summer. In the long and storied history of the PocketFives Rankings, there have been a grand total of 51 players who have earned the #1 spot. Chris Moorman, Annette Obrestad, Shaun Deeb, Sorel Mizzi and Yevgeniy Timoshenko are just a handful of the players who have seen their online ...
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Chris 'moorman1' Moorman Newest Team 888poker Ambassador
Chris 'moorman1' Moorman, the most successful player in online tournament history, has signed with 888poker The most successful online tournament player in history has a new home. On Thursday, 888poker announced that it had signed Chris 'moorman1' Moorman to be a member of Team888. He'll play on that site under the user name '888moorman'.
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Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland: "Get Out of Your Hotel"
Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland talks about the importance of exploring the sights at each poker stop When you get caught up in grinding, then grinding some more, then playing a quick cash game in between meals, you can almost forget where you are. Whether you're at home with the sun shining brightly outside or sitting just feet from the Eiffel Tower, if you don't take a moment to soak up your ...
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