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WCOOP: Christian Elgstrøm Wins Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Championship

Christian ‘CMoosepower’ Elgstrøm won his third COOP title on Saturday The second weekend of the World Championship of Online Poker included two No Limit Hold‘em tournaments, the Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Championship and a Five-Card Omaha Hi-Lo event. In two of those tournaments, players received some extra value for their money when the events failed to hit their guarantees.

LandSharkSep 11th, 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 ...

LanceSep 12th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Fedor 'CrownUpGuy' Holz Chops $100K Super High Roller

Fedor 'CrownUpGuy' Holz added another seven-figure score on Monday after chopping the WCOOP Super High Roller (WPT photo) Monday's World Championship of Online Poker action was dominated by the conclusion of the $100,000 Super High Roller event and when all was said and done, poker fans were mostly talking about the guy who didn't win, rather than the guy who did. Former #1-ranked PocketFiver ...

dhubermexSep 13th, 2016 0
Five States That Could Join Online Gaming Conversation in 2017

There are five states that could find themselves talking legal poker in 2017 Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, New York, and Massachusetts. That's the shortlist of states people are keeping an eye on when it comes to online gambling legalization in the United States. These are certainly good states to focus on, but there are also a handful of states that could be next year's ...

Steve RuddockSep 13th, 2016 0
The Difference Between Knowledge and Performance

Understanding the difference between knowledge and performance might help you understand what's really happening at the table In any competitive field, be it poker, sports, athletics, business, or whatever else you might be involved in, the ability to perform regularly at a high level is a fundamental building block of success. After all, if you have all the tools but don’t put them into ...

theginger45Sep 14th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Charlie Carrel, Ami Barer Both Grab WCOOP Victories

Charlie 'Epiphany77' Carrel added "WCOOP champ" to his list of accomplishments Wednesday (PokerStars Photo/Neil Stoddart) The cream is really rising to the top in the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. Following wins by Shaun Deeb, Dzmitry Urbanovich, Connor Drinan and 'Eisenhower1', a former Aussie Millions Main Event winner and an EPT Grand Final High Roller champ both found ...

dhubermexSep 14th, 2016 0
Rankings: ‘C Darwin2’ Still #1 with Fellow Swede ’lena900’ Up to #2

The one constant with the PocketFives Rankings the past 10 weeks has been the name at the top and the frequency at which the name in the #2 spot has changed. Sweden’s ‘C Darwin2’ has been #1 since July 6 and since then a handful of players have occupied the spot right behind him. For the third week in a row the player sitting second has changed with another Swede, ‘lena900’, moving ...

LanceSep 14th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Andrey 'Kroko-Dill' Zaichenko Wins Second WCOOP Title

Andrey Zaichenko added a second World Championship of Online Poker title on Thursday (PokerStars/Neil Stoddart photo) Day 11 of the World Championship of Online Poker featured the final tables of two No Limit Hold’em tournaments along with that of the Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship. Each event easily surpassed its guarantee, and in one case more than doubled it.

LandSharkSep 16th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Fabrizio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzalez Wins Fourth COOP Title

Fabrizio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzalez took down the WCOOP Triple Draw Championship on Saturday(SHRPO photo) While Triple Draw 2-7 isn’t the most popular poker variant around, the game’s $1,050 buy-in World Championship of Online Poker Championship event drew 121 entries and 23 reentries, enough to create a $144,000 prize pool and surpass its $100,000 guarantee.

LandSharkSep 18th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Kelly Wins WCOOP #5, Colman Chops Grand

Former #1-ranked Dan Kelly won another WCOOP title on Sunday (WPT photo) Stop us if you've heard this one before. Former #1-ranked player in the world wins World Championship of Online Poker event. Sunday marked the third time this year that a player once ranked #1 on PocketFives has won a WCOOP title. Dan 'djk123' Kellly beat out 721 other players to win the $700 Mix Max No Limit Hold'em event ...

dhubermexSep 19th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Doug Polk Breaks Twitch Record with Massive Score

Doug Polk earned nearly a half million dollars while live on Twitch on Monday He may not have walked away with the title on Monday, but Doug 'WCG|Rider' Polk earned mid-six figures for finishing runner-up in a World Championship of Online Poker High Roller event and did it all while streaming on Twitch. In the process the high stakes poker pro smashed the Twitch record for biggest score while ...

dhubermexSep 20th, 2016 0
WCOOP: 'Azrarn' Beats James Obst for Limit Poker Championship

Three more players won WCOOP titles on Tuesday Day 17 of the 2016 World Championship of Online Poker saw three more players walk away from as champions while a highly decorated online poker legend had to settle for a runner-up finish.

LanceSep 21st, 2016 0
The Dangers of Cognitive Dissonance in Poker

Poker players need to learn how to eliminate cognitive dissonance from their thinking If you’ve ever argued about anything on the Internet, you’ve probably encountered pretty much every kind of flawed logic and fallacy imaginable. You’re probably deeply versed in cognitive dissonance even if you’re not the type to post online about politics or your favourite movies, since most of us are ...

theginger45Sep 22nd, 2016 0
WCOOP: 'sousinha23', 'MITS 304', 'jorginho88' Win Titles on Day 18

The 2016 World Championship of Online Poker has most definitely hit the home stretch with just four days left of new events. Wednesday's action included three players winning WCOOP titles for the first time in their careers and a Championship final table that was loaded with star power.

LanceSep 22nd, 2016 0
Partypoker MILLIONS Comes with £5M Guarantee, £1M To Winner

The partypoker MILLIONS will pay £1,000,000 to the eventual champion Online poker powerhouse Partypoker has announced the £5 million partypoker MILLIONS, a hybrid online and live poker event which guarantees a massive £1 million to the winner. The tournament is a throwback to the site’s landmark PartyPoker Million events, which began over 15 years ago and were instrumental in the ...

LandSharkSep 23rd, 2016 0
WCOOP: Patrick ‘prepstyle71’ Serda Wins the $2,100 PLO Championship

Patrick ‘prepstyle71’ Serda won $202,930.71 for taking down the PLO Championship Thursday’s World Championship of Online Poker action included a No Limit Hold‘em tournament, a Pot Limit Omaha Championship and a low buy-in HORSE event. Each tournament smashed its guarantee, underscoring PokerStars’ strength in the online poker world, as well as the popularity of the series.

LandSharkSep 23rd, 2016 0
Early Stage Tournament Strategy with Nicolau Villa-Lobos

Nicolau Villa-Lobos thinks players should focus in the early parts of tournaments if they want to gain an avantage. In addition to earning over seven figures playing online, Brazil’s Nicolau 'nicofellow' Villa-Lobos has racked up the cashes at various events at the Brasilian Series of Poker. With so much experience in a wide range of buy-ins in BSOP events, Villa-Lobos is the perfect person ...

JessSep 23rd, 2016 0
WCOOP: Patrick Leonard, Sean Winter Grab Six-Figure Wins

Patrick Leonard grabbed another WCOOP title on Friday (PokerStars photo/Neil Stoddart) Patrick ‘pads1161’ Leonard saw former #1-ranked players Shaun Deeb, ‘Eisenhower1’ and Dan Kelly winning 2016 World Championship of Online Poker titles and decided he wanted to join the club. He did just that on Friday afternoon, taking down Event #65, $700 Ultra Deep NLHE for $162,054.98. Leonard’s ...

LanceSep 24th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Daniel Negreanu Beats Viktor Blom for HORSE Championship

Daniel Negreanu

LanceSep 25th, 2016 0