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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
'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 ...
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Mar 28th, 2016 0
 

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Andrew 'Mergulas' Glauberg Becomes Second NJ Triple Crown Winner
Andrew 'Mergulas Glauberg became the second person to earn a PocketFives Triple Crown on New Jersey regulated online poker sites (Borgata photo). Back in June, Michael ‘JohnnnyDrama’ Haberman Jr. became the first player to win a PocketFives Triple Crown solely on regulated online poker sites in New Jersey. Earlier this month, Andrew ‘Mergulas’ Glauberg joined this exclusive club to ...
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Aug 22nd, 2016 6
Sunday Majors: Finland's 'Sand0-85' Wins PokerStars Sunday Million
The Sunday Majors this week included a former November Niner winning big With Season 13 of the European Poker Tour kicking off in Barcelona, entries into major tournaments on PokerStars were down across the board. That's just fine by 'Sand0-85' though. The Finnish player earned an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $163,843. 'Elier9' won $113,390 for finishing runner-up ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Aug 22nd, 2016 3
Jason Somerville to Live Stream DeepStacks Poker Tour Championship
Jason Somerville is on his way to Calgary for the Deepstack Poker Championship Poker pro Jason Somerville has amassed a huge following on streaming site Twitch, where he regularly broadcasts his poker play to thousands of viewers under his Run It Up brand. With his popularity growing steadily, the poker industry has taken note, and has been eager to work with the indefatigable pro and leverage ...
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Aug 21st, 2016 1
Partypoker Doubles Caribbean Poker Party Guarantee to $2 Million
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is hosting the partypoker Caribbean Poker Party this November. Set at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in sun-soaked Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, partypoker’s Caribbean Poker Party is sure to be one of the most anticipated poker events of the year. Now, the online poker site is giving players even more reason to make the trip after doubling the guarantee of one of ...
LandSharkBill Grinstead
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Aug 20th, 2016 0
World Poker Tour and FOX Sports Sign Five-Year Extension
The World Poker Tour, with Mike Sexton, Lynn Gilmartin and Vince van Patten will be on FOX Sports networks through Season XIX. Fans of the World Poker Tour are going to be happy to learn that FOX Sports and the tour have come to terms on a deal that will see FOX Sports continue to be the broadcast home of the WPT for the next five years. The extension means that FOX Sports will broadcast WPT ...
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Aug 19th, 2016 3
Rankings: #1-Ranked ’C Darwin2’ Increases Lead Over Field
Sweden's 'C Darwin2' continues to hold court atop the PocketFives Rankings Just last week it appeared that Brazil’s top player, Joao 'joaomathias' Mathias, was set to move into the top spot in the PocketFives rankings. It appears that ‘C Darwin2’ wanted no part of that narrative.
LanceLance Bradley
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Aug 18th, 2016 1
A High EQ Might Be Just as Important as a High IQ for Poker Success
How to Improve Your Poker EQ It doesn’t take much reading to find someone equating poker success with intelligence, or the other way around. It seems relatively obvious that successful poker players are, at least as a population, of above average intelligence. What doesn’t get discussed, though, is the other side of the equation, and the extent to which being a successful poker player ...
theginger45Matthew Hunt
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Aug 18th, 2016 1
Jason Koon, Marvin Rettenmaier Highlight SHRPO “Big 4” Winners
Jason Koon, Marvin Rettenmaier, Bradley Snider and Ruslan Dykshteyn all took down SHRPO Big 4 events on Tuesday The 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open was 28 total events but on Tuesday the focus was on the “Big 4” as four final tables, packed with some of the best tournament players in the world, played down to four different winners including Jason Koon and Marvin Rettenmaier.
LanceLance Bradley
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Aug 17th, 2016 2
Michael Phelps: "I Was Playing Pineapple" Before le Clos Showdown
Michael Phelps' 'game face' was all the rage at the Rio Olympics Michael Phelps’ Olympic career is now officially over and many are wondering if he may turn his attention to poker to fuel his competitive spirit. It seems he may have already done that - even during one of the most iconic moments of Rio games. In an interview with NBC TODAY Show’s Billy Bush, Phelps confessed that while ...
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Aug 17th, 2016 0
Unibet Open Heading to Bucharest for €500,000 Season Finale
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Aug 16th, 2016 0
888poker Super XL Series Is Back with $4 Million Guaranteed
888poker’s popular Super XL Series returns in September for its six edition and features $4 million in guaranteed cash with a $1.5 million Main Event prize pool. This iteration of the online poker festival is the site’s richest yet, boasting a one million-dollar increase in payouts from its May series, and double the prizes handed out in its fourth edition in January.
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Aug 15th, 2016 1
'snapcall419' Wins Sunday Million, '$trateGema' Third Again
The final two players l in the PokerStars Sunday Million chopped up nearly $255,000 but the real story might be the third place finisher. 'snapcall419' took home $137,090 for the victory and 'Yorane Kerignard' of France received $117,376 for second place but '$trateGema' walked away with $73,640 for his second consecutive third-place finish.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Aug 15th, 2016 0
Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Apparently Targeted for Home Robbery
Doyle Brunson could have been the victim of an armed robbery this week - but the criminals got the wrong house In a series of tweets on Friday afternoon, poker legend Doyle Brunson claimed that the Las Vegas Metro Police Department informed him of an armed robbery in his neighborhood and that he may have been the initial target of the robbers.
LanceLance Bradley
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Aug 13th, 2016 7
Said El-Yousfi Wins WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship
Said El-Yousfi won the 2016 WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship Of the 126 players who made their way to Cherokee, North Carolina for the WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship, none came any further than Said El-Yousfi. And none went home any richer. El-Yousfi, who qualified for the GCC by winning the Casino Championship in Marrakech, Morocco in January, beat out the field to win the ...
LanceLance Bradley
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Aug 12th, 2016 0
World Poker Tour Honor Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott with Devilfish Cup
The World Poker Tour has partnered with Dusk Till Dawn to create The Devilfish Cup British poker legend Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott tragically passed away in April of last year after a short battle with terminal liver cancer. Now, the WPT Foundation and England’s Dusk Till Dawn poker club are teaming up to honor the memory of the poker pro with the inaugural Devilfish Cup, a £1 million ...
LandSharkBill Grinstead
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Aug 11th, 2016 0
The Mistake of Relating Your Confidence to Your Results
The Confidence Paradox Much has been written of the nature of confidence in poker. A lot of mental game literature focuses on confidence as a fundamental tool necessary for success in the game in the long term, but Jared Tendler's The Mental Game of Poker astutely points out that in a game with so much variance, confidence is theoretically not necessary in order to achieve short-term results ...
theginger45Matthew Hunt
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Aug 11th, 2016 4
Rankings: Joao 'joaomathias' Mathias Just 33 Points from #1
Brazil's Joao 'joaomathias' Mathias is within 33 points of being the top player in the PocketFives Rankings Two players who have spent time as the #1 ranked player on PocketFives are duking it out for the title of top dog on PocketFives. Your combatants: Sweden's 'C Darwin2', who has been ranked #1 since early July, and Brazil's Joao 'joaomathias' Mathias, just 33 PLB Points off the lead.
DanDan Cypra
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Aug 10th, 2016 2
PokerStars Releases Final 2016 WCOOP Schedule, 82 Events Total
The final PokerStars WCOOP schedule is out and includes a different look than previous years. After making countless tweaks to its 2016 World Championship of Online Poker event lineup, PokerStars has released the fifth and final iteration of the series schedule. This year, WCOOP features 82 events, a vast array of games and formats, a Mini-WCOOP companion series and a $1.5 million guaranteed ...
LandSharkBill Grinstead
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Aug 10th, 2016 2
Chris Moorman to be Featured on Season 2 of 'Pokerography'
Chris Moorman highlights Season 2 of Poker Central's Pokerography. The true measure of whether or not a TV show is popular is whether or not the network decides to pick it up for a second season. That doesn’t explain why NBC never renewed Freaks and Geeks after its inaugural season, but thankfully that same fate isn’t following Pokerography to the one season graveyard.
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Aug 9th, 2016 2
Sunday Majors: Ariel 'Vilactes' Vila Takes Down Sunday Million
Major online poker tournament action over the weekend saw a number of well-known players compete for large cash prizes. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won by player Ariel 'Vilactes' Vila who received $131,000 as a result of a three-way final table deal. PocketFives member Fabiano 'kdrAS' Teixeira of Chile finished second for $110,000 and will likely move back into the Top 1,000 Worldwide ...
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Aug 8th, 2016 0
All Eyes on California Online Poker This Week: What to Watch For
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Aug 8th, 2016 2
888 Poker Launches Micro Buy-In Summer ChampionChips Series
The 888 Poker Summer Championships runs August 14 - 21 You may or may not have noticed, but a rather major sporting event kicked off this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Next weekend 888 Poker launches their own series of events and rather than gold medals, players will be chasing cash and points in the 888 Poker Summer ChampionChips. Consisting of 18 different events running August 14 - ...
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Aug 7th, 2016 2
WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship Begins Tuesday
The best of the best from the WSOP Circuit are in Cherokee, NC for the WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship. Later this week roughly 100 of the best players the WSOP Circuit has to offer will be in Cherokee, North Carolina for the $1,000,000 guaranteed WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship. And they should have some company. The GCC, which replaced the WSOP Circuit National ...
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Aug 6th, 2016 0
Rankings: Keith ‘donnysack’ Donovan Still #1 in New Jersey
Save for the World Series of Poker Main Event, July is usually a slow time for the poker world and that slowness has seen the top of the New Jersey Online Poker Rankings remain more or less the same heading into the final month of the summer. The changes that have occurred are relatively small in nature but as the calendar turns, some players are putting themselves in great positions to end 2016 ...
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Aug 5th, 2016 0
Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov Wins MPLB for Second Time in Three Months
Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov won the PocketFives Monthly Leaderboard for the second time in three months In a month that saw many of the top pros spend the first two weeks in Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker, Russia's Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov, ranked #3 in the world, struck gold once again.
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Aug 4th, 2016 0
Nikolaus 'RealAndyBeal' Jedlicka Wins $243K in July Cash Games
Nikolaus 'RealAndyBeal' Jedlicka had $243,000 in high-stakes cash game profit in July, crushing the competition (image: CardPlayer) The high-stakes cash game leaderboard in July was officially a blowout. Sitting atop the field was Nikolaus 'RealAndyBeal' Jedlicka with a profit of $243,000 in ring games on PokerStars that HighStakesDB tracks. Everyone else had one-quarter or less of that.
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Aug 4th, 2016 0
PokerStars Releases Tentative WCOOP Schedule, Introduces Mini-WCOOP
The 2016 WCOOP schedule includes all the favorites - and a few new additions. With only a month to go before the PokerStars 2016 World Championship of Online Poker, tournament organizers have posted a tentative schedule of events and announced the debut of a micro-stakes companion series which will run alongside the yearly festival for the first time ever.
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Aug 3rd, 2016 1
PocketFives Rankings: 'philroyal888' Nearing Top 10 Return
UK poker player 'philroyal888' is up to #11 in the PocketFives Rankings The top 10 of the PocketFives Rankings is full of some of the most heralded and successful online poker players around. It's no wonder that it's extraordinarily difficult to enter the top 10, even for those who have been there before.
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Aug 3rd, 2016 0
WPT: James ‘Mig.com’ Mackey Wins World Poker Tour Choctaw Title
James Mackey won his first World Poker Tour title in Choctaw, Oklahoma (Photo courtesy Joe Giron/WPT) Just over nine years ago James Mackey joined the rare group of 21-year-old players to win a WSOP bracelet. On Tuesday night in Choctaw, Oklahoma, he joined another exclusive group when he won the World Poker Tour Choctaw event, earning $666,758 in the process.
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Aug 3rd, 2016 1
Rankings: Bobby 'Bcm4924' McLawhorn Holds on to Top Spot in Nevada
Bobby McLawhorn claimed the top spot in the Nevada Rankings for the second straight month For the second straight month, Bobby ‘bcm4924’ McLawhorn sits atop the Nevada Online Poker Rankings. And for the second straight month, he had to edge out another grinder to do it.
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Aug 2nd, 2016 0
Pennsylvania Still a Must-Watch State for Online Poker Regulation
Pennsylvania remains a must-watch state for online poker legislation in 2016 For online poker supporters, June could best be summed up with the first half of a famous Shakespeare line, as the month was full of sound fury in multiple state legislators. Unfortunately, July completed the quote, as thus far, all of the hullabaloo that occurred in June has signified nothing. Even though no less ...
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Aug 2nd, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Chad 'ihaterivers' Walker Wins Sunday Million
Canadian online tournament grinder Chad 'ihaterivers' Walker turned in a career performance over the weekend by winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for $194,372. 'Conglomo222' took home $134,518 for second place in that event while 'willywonko37' earned $93,097 for third.
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Aug 1st, 2016 0
'FouEnculePL' Trades Pool Shark for Poker Shark
'FouEnculePL' went from pool shark to poker shark and is nearing $1 million in career online winnings In some respects, pool and poker are very much alike. You have to be selectively aggressive, overly patient, be able to bend the truth when needed, and, at the same time, know the math like the back of your hand. And the keys to being successful in pool and in poker – not coincidentally, ...
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Aug 1st, 2016 1
888poker Launches State of the Art Personalized Video Program
888poker is giving players around the world the chance to star in their own poker story video. Many poker players just want to maximize their profits when they sit down at the poker table. For them, it’s all about the money. But there’s another group of poker players who have another motivation in mind when they buy-in to a tournament or a cash game. They want to see their name in ...
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Jul 30th, 2016 3
David Prociak Giving YouStake Backers a Second Shot at Big Payoff
A lot of YouStake investors passed on David Prociak's WSOP package. Oops. If you had been browsing on , the site that allows poker players to sell pieces of themselves in tournaments around the world, a little over eight weeks ago you would have seen a listing for a 2016 World Series of Poker package for David Prociak and you probably would have had one thought. Who the '#A*&%! is David ...
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Jul 29th, 2016 0
Max Silver Begins Search for the Next Max Silver
Max Silver is looking for a couple of students hoping to get to the next level (EPT photo) Nearly seven years Max Silver wouldn't stop pestering Jason Somerville. The two had met through a SomethingAwful subforum and Silver was always asking Somerville questions, the most consistent being 'will you coach me''. Eventually Somerville agreed and started working with Silver.
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Jul 28th, 2016 1
How You Talk About Poker is Key to Your Mindset
[CAPTION=100%]The way you talk about poker Watch Your Language: Why Words Matter in Poker There are many different ways in which we conceptualize poker in order to make it easier to talk about. We talk about it as a mathematical construct, we talk about it as a psychological battle between opponents, we increasingly talk about it as a sport, we talk about it as a gambling pastime. One way ...
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Jul 27th, 2016 4
PocketFives Rankings: Former #1s 'veeea', 'joaomathias' Climbing
Artem 'veeea' Vezhenkov, a former #1 on PocketFives, is inching closer to the top spot Once you hit #1 on PocketFives, you're in pretty elite company. Chris 'moorman1' Moorman, World Series of Poker November Niners Cliff 'JohnnyBax' Josephy and Griffin 'Flush_Entity' Benger, and Fedor 'CrownUpGuy' Holz – they've all been at the top of the podium.
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Jul 27th, 2016 0
Players Gearing Up for £250,000 Guaranteed GUKPT Goliath Saturday
The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Goliath event starts Saturday in Coventry. Known as the largest poker event in all of Europe, the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Goliath tournament kicks off Saturday at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England, and promises juicy cash games, a variety of side events and a £120 buy-in, £250,000 guaranteed Main Event which wraps up Sunday, August 7.
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Jul 26th, 2016 0
What We Learned: The 2016 World Series of Poker
It's hard to look back at the 2016 WSOP as anything but the Summer of Jason Mercier The 2016 World Series of Poker is a wrap. Okay, yes there’s still the matter of playing down the final table of the Main Event beginning in October, but 68 of the 69 bracelets have been awarded, the Amazon Room is devoid of any poker tables and poker players have scattered around the world to rebuild their ...
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Jul 26th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: 'eightndeuce' and 'chess87' Chop Sunday Million
Two players took home six-figure scores in the PokerStars Sunday Million this week With the World Series of Poker now in the rearview mirror, a number of top players have returned home to the online grind. Two players chopped the PokerStars Sunday Million after getting heads-up. 'eightndeuce' and 'chess87' walked away with $162,387 and $159,000 respectively for their Sunday performance. ...
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Jul 25th, 2016 0
Rank & File: Josephy and Benger Steal Show to Close out 2016 WSOP
Cliff Josephy is the 2016 November Nine chip leader. This was supposed to be the final installment of Rank & File for the 2016 World Series of Poker. It was supposed to show the final tally for how the former #1-ranked players on PocketFives did this summer but it turns out there’s going to be at least one more Rank & File needed after two members of this elite fraternity, Cliff ...
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Jul 24th, 2016 2
Learn to Stop Judging and Start Evaluating at the Poker Table
Changing your mindset at the table could lead to more profits It doesn't take more than five minutes of roaming around ‘poker Twitter’ during the World Series of Poker to recognise that making value judgments is just as much of a habit for poker players away from the table as it is at the table.
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Jul 24th, 2016 0
888poker Launches BLAST - New Lottery Style SNG Format
888poker is hoping BLAST Poker is a huge hit Lottery-style sit-n-gos have been all the rage in the online poker world the past 18 months and now 888poker has come up with a new twist on the format called BLAST Poker. Similar to other lottery-style sit-n-gos, BLAST is a shorthanded, hyper-turbo SNG with a randomly drawn prize pool that ranges from 2X to 10,000X the buy-in. The game deviates, ...
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Jul 23rd, 2016 3
Fabiano 'kovalski1' Kovalski Says Brazil is on the Rise
Brazil's Fabiano 'kovalski1' Kovalski talks about his home country's rise in poker In just a few short days, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will play host to the Summer Olympics, hosting athletes, dignitaries, and fans from all over the world. And while sports like golf and gymnastics will be competed, poker won't. The day poker becomes an Olympic sport, however, you can bet your bottom dollar that ...
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Jul 22nd, 2016 1
PocketFives Rankings: Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov Hits #3
Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov is up to #3 worldwide in the PocketFives Rankings, his best showing ever Every week, a member of the PocketFives community sets a new personal best. Whether it's their largest score ever or a milestone win, it happens every single week.
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Jul 20th, 2016 0
WSOP: Cliff 'JohnnyBax' Josephy Headlines 2016 November Nine
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Jul 19th, 2016 6
WSOP: Michael Ruane a Real Main Event Mystery - On Purpose
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Jul 19th, 2016 0
Bob, Charlie and a Life-Changing WSOP Main Event Journey
Monday at the 2016 WSOP Main Event, 27 players will play down to just nine - the November Nine. And while those players are living out the fantasy of nearly every poker player alive, one man is leaving Las Vegas and the WSOP with a lifelong dream fulfilled and a truly enriched life because of it. Life-changing money. Life-changing fame. That’s why most of the 6,737 players made their way ...
LanceLance Bradley
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Jul 18th, 2016 0
Alisson 'heyalisson' Piekazewicz Climbing to New Heights in Poker
Alisson 'heyalisson' Piekazewicz says poker is a lot like rock climbing If you've ever rock climbed, then you know it's in part about setting goals, achieving them, and then setting new goals. Get up to that next ledge, set your rope, and climb some more. When you've hit the summit, find another mountain to climb or find another course to conquer. Wash, rinse, repeat.
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Jul 18th, 2016 0