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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for April 18, 2014

In Nevada this week, ran three of its four $3,000 events as scheduled. On Wednesday, the site ran a special satellite for two $1,500 seats to the 2014 World Series of Poker. All of their events exceeded the guarantees. There were 236 runners with a total prize pool of $17,000.

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Join Date: Jun 27th, 2012
Apr 18th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for April 18, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Norman Michaelek (slystyle012 on PocketFives, pictured) made three consecutive final tables. On Monday, he finished in third place in the PartyPoker/Borgata Poker $10,000 Guarantee, winning $1,332. On Tuesday, he finished fourth in the WSOP $5,000 Guarantee for $400. Lastly, on Wednesday, Michalek won the Party/Borgata $10,000 Guarantee, pocketing $2,325 ...

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Join Date: Feb 9th, 2007
Apr 18th, 2014 1
Tournament Review For April 14, 2014

The $600+35 NLHE FTOPS Main Event was won by Niall firaldo Farrell of the United Kingdom, who had a career high cash of $236,233 as a result of a three-way final table deal. With the win, he could move into the Top 100 worldwide for the first time ever in the PocketFives Rankings. Veteran PocketFiver Mike timex McDonald of Canada (pictured) was also involved in the chop, taking home an even ...

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Join Date: Jul 7th, 2005
Apr 14th, 2014 2
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for April 14, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with seven major events. had 401 runners vying for the 52 available prizes totaling $47,750. Three of the events had overlays totaling $3,950. One of the major events had a $215 buy-in with the top prize of an entry to the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event worth $10,000.

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Apr 14th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for April 14, 2014

This weekend on the virtual felts in New Jersey, several PocketFivers made the final table of the nightly $10K Guarantee on PartyPoker/Borgata Poker. On Saturday, Brian Willis (WillisNYC on PocketFives, pictured) won it, banking the first place prize of $2,448. This follows up his win last weekend in the $25K Guarantee, where he took home $7,315, and his win in the WSOP $10K Guarantee on March ...

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Apr 14th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for April 11, 2014

In the $10,000 Guarantee nightly tournament on PartyPoker/Borgata Poker, PocketFiver Mike Gags30 Gagliano came out victorious on Monday, taking home $2,469. Making two final tables this week in the Party/Borgata $10,000 Guarantee was Kenny Egri Jr. (Sonofa_nh on PocketFives, pictured), finishing in second place both times for a total of $3,894. Egri has over $100,000 in recorded online cashes, ...

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Apr 11th, 2014 2
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for April 11, 2014

In Nevada this week, ran three of its four $3,000 events as scheduled. On Wednesday, the site ran a special satellite for two $1,500 seats to the 2014 World Series of Poker. All of the events on exceeded the guarantees. There were 223 runners with a total prize pool of 16,225.

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Apr 11th, 2014 1
Tournament Review For April 7, 2014

Top 500 ranked Filurn of Denmark picked up his largest career online poker tournament cash over the weekend with a 3rd place finish in the PokerStars Sunday Million. Michael (who is pictured and could very well move up to his all-time best worldwide ranking due to the score) cashed in for $186,600 as a result of a final table deal. He received the highest payout in the event despite his official ...

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Apr 7th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for April 7, 2014

This weekend in the PartyPoker/Borgata Poker $50,000 Guarantee Sunday Major, a familiar face was seen in the winner's circle. Mike Azzaro, who plays as MikeyCasino, outlasted a field of 304 runners to win the tournament, taking home $11,248. If you recall, Azzaro won the Party/Borgata $50,000 Guarantee on December 1 and then again on December 8 for a total of $15,140.

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Apr 7th, 2014 2
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for April 7, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with seven major events including the Weekend Warm-Up $5,000 Guarantee and the Re-Entry R&A $3,000 Guarantee on Saturday along with the $5,000 Freezeout on Sunday. had 483 runners vying for the 61 available prizes totaling $56,210. One of the events was a $215 buy-in with the top prize of an entry to the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event worth $10,000.

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Apr 7th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for April 4, 2014

In New Jersey, the $10K Guarantee ran this week on PartyPoker/Borgata Poker with PocketFivers represented at several final tables. On Monday, falcao (rooney on PocketFives) won the Party/Borgata $10K Guarantee, pocketing $2,200. Right behind him in second place was Matt Feeley (newagedp on PocketFives), winning $1,923.

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Apr 4th, 2014 1
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for April 4, 2014

In Nevada this week, ran three of its four $3,000 events as scheduled. On Wednesday, the site ran a special satellite for two $1,500 seats to the 2014 World Series of Poker. All of the events exceeded their guarantees. There were 237 runners with a total prize pool of 17,750 paid to 31 players.

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Apr 4th, 2014 0
Tournament Review For March 31, 2014

The 2014 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) Challenge featured nine events over the weekend, with PocketFives members taking home a substantial amount of the prize money. In the $2,000+100 NLHE Main Event, pktsebens of Australia (pictured) made a strong case for getting back into the Top 500 worldwide rankings with a 3rd place showing for $292,320. David Bakes Baker finished ...

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Mar 31st, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for March 31, 2014

In New Jersey, PartyPoker/Borgata Poker's Sunday Major this weekend was bumped up to a $100K guarantee, which attracted 544 runners, just meeting the guarantee. In the end, the winner was Appalachia, who took home a cool $17,140 after a final table deal was struck.

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Mar 31st, 2014 4
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for March 31, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with six major events including the Weekend Warm-Up $5,000 Guarantee and the Re-Entry R&A $3,000 Guarantee on Saturday. had 367 runners vying for the 48 available prizes totaling $48,445. One of the events was a $215 buy-in with the top prize of an entry to the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event worth $10,000.

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Mar 31st, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for March 28, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Party/Borgata Poker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee. On Monday, DavidR888 (DavidR888 on PocketFives) finished in second place, taking home $1,527. Right behind him in third place was ItWasAllADream (Joey Gloves on PocketFives), winning $1,295. Exit9Polarizer (SmashMouthPoker on PocketFives) took down the Party/Borgata Poker $10K on Thursday, pocketing the top ...

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Mar 28th, 2014 3
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for March 28, 2014

In Nevada, ran three of its four $3,000 events as scheduled. On Wednesday, the site ran a special satellite for $1,500 seats to the 2014 World Series of Poker. All of the events exceeded the guarantees. There were 249 runners with a total prize pool of 18,025, paying a total of 33 spots.

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Mar 28th, 2014 0
Tournament Review For March 24, 2014

It was a career day at the online poker tournament tables for Brazilian Bernardo bedias Dias (pictured, ranked #503 worldwide), who took down the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event for a payday of $223,674 - a score which could easily catapult him back into the Top 400 worldwide. Michael RichieRichZH Friedrich of Switzerland walked away with $78,513 upon finishing 4th in the Sunday ...

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Mar 24th, 2014 5
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for March 24, 2014

This weekend on the virtual felts in New Jersey, pst34 (petey3412 on PocketFives) made three final tables on Party/Borgata. On Saturday, he finished in eighth place in the Party/Borgata $10K Guarantee and then came in third in the same tournament on Sunday. Wanda_praiseHIM took down the $50,000 Guarantee Sunday Major on Party/Borgata, pocketing $11,248, while petey3412 finished in second place, ...

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Mar 24th, 2014 4
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for March 24, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with five major events including the Re-Entry R&A $3,000 Guarantee on Saturday. had 313 runners vying for the 40 available prizes totaling $41,475. Two events did not meet their guarantees; the Re-Entry and the World Series of Poker Main Event qualifier ended up with overlays totaling $2,150, creating more value for players.

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Mar 24th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for March 21, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Party/Borgata ran its nightly $10K Guarantee. On Monday, PocketFiver Brett gank Jungblutt finished in third place, taking home $1,300 after a five-way chop. Dan Lupo (centrfieldr on PocketFives) finished in second place in the $10K Guarantee on Tuesday, pocketing $1,928. Making back-to-back final tables in the Party/Borgata $10K was Jake Perry (jtsnakes on ...

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Mar 21st, 2014 1
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for March 21, 2014

With just over two months before the start of the 2014 WSOP, the battle for satellite seats is heating up, with many players trying to win multiple seats. These seats have no cash value and are not transferable, but offer entry to some of the most exciting events of this year's World Series of Poker.

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Mar 21st, 2014 0
Tournament Review For March 17, 2014

PocketFives member Dinesh NastyMinder Alt of Switzerland (pictured, ranked #782 worldwide) was the biggest winner among members over the weekend. His official 4th place effort in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event was worth $160,503 - the largest payout thanks to his negotiations in a six way chop that also included AB_Poker_12 of Canada (6th place for $105,000).

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Mar 17th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for March 17, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, Party/Borgata ran its nightly $10K Guarantee, which now also runs on Sundays. This is the first time this tournament was available on Sundays along with the regular $50K Guarantee. Speaking of the Party/Borgata $50K, PocketFiver Anthony Cofone (ParMaker on PocketFives, pictured) battled through a field of 342 runners to win the top prize of $12,021. He ...

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Mar 17th, 2014 1
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for March 17, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with six major events including the Weekend Warm-Up $5,000 Guarantee and the Re-Entry R&A $3,000 Guarantee on Saturday. had 361 runners vying for the 48 available prizes totaling $42,650. One of the events was a $215 buy-in with the top prize of an entry to the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event worth $10,000.

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Mar 17th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for March 14, 2014

It was a very busy and productive week in New Jersey online poker for PocketFivers. In the Party/Borgata $10K Guarantee nightly tournament, Jaybone2315 (Jaybone2315 on PocketFives) took it down on Monday, winning $2,000 after a heads-up chop. Nickdevo1 (nickdevo1 on PocketFives) won the Party/Borgata $10K on Thursday, banking $2,056.

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Mar 14th, 2014 2
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for March 14, 2014

In Nevada this week, ran three of its four $3,000 events as scheduled. On Wednesday, it ran a special satellite for two $1,500 seats to the 2014 World Series of Poker. All of the events exceeded the guarantees. There were 243 runners with a total prize pool of $16,625 paid to 32 players. The players with the highest valued prizes won were needcashnow and MrBeaumont, each winning a $1,500 ...

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Mar 14th, 2014 0
Tournament Review For March 10, 2014

Rising online poker tournament star TryToExploit from Poland (pictured, ranked #205 worldwide) took down the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend for a score of $230,707 (2-way deal). The win puts him over the $1.5 million lifetime online earnings mark. In the Stars Sunday 500, PocketFiver Excellence of Germany posted an outright victory for $83,790.

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Mar 10th, 2014 1
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for March 10, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its $10K nightly guarantee. On Friday, Jake Perry (jtsnakes on PocketFives) outlasted a field of 109 players to win the $10K, taking home $2,000. ArtVandelay won the $10K on Saturday, pocketing $2,202. The Borgata/Party $50K Guarantee Sunday Major experienced technical difficulties with 12 players left. This resulted in the ...

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Mar 10th, 2014 0
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for March 10, 2014

In Nevada, players have been talking about featuring too many 2014 WSOP satellites and taking away some of their favorite guaranteed events. All that changed this weekend, however, as guarantees were raised and new events were added. There was something for everyone and still had many WSOP satellites running as well.

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Mar 10th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for March 7, 2014

This week in New Jersey, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee, with first place paying out as much as $2,200. PocketFiver Mike Gags30 Gagliano bested a field of 120 runners to take down the Boragata/PartyPoker $10K on Monday. He took home $2,184 for his efforts. Also making the final table that day was Scott Pendergrast (mindwise on PocketFives), who finished in third place, ...

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Mar 7th, 2014 0
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for March 7, 2014

We are seeing a lot of new names on both regulated Nevada poker sites for the first time and wonder if this is the result of the Full Tilt Poker remission process. We will try to see if any of these players are willing to share their stories with us.

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Tournament Review For March 3, 2014

Singapore's Feng valkyri3 Zhao was awarded $117,654 for his official 1st place finish in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up. The Stars Sunday Million celebrated its 8th anniversary with an $8 million guaranteed prize pool. PocketFives member Patrick pleno1 Leonard of the United Kingdom (pictured, ranked #927 worldwide) received his largest career online tournament cash upon placing 9th for $110,875.

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Mar 3rd, 2014 1
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for March 3, 2014

This weekend on the New Jersey virtual felts, Borgata/PartyPoker increased its guaranteed prize pool for the Sunday major from $50,000 to $100,000. This resulted in a 786-player turnout, which saw the guarantee go over by over $45,000. kobe4prez92 took down the tournament, which paid out $26,901 for the top prize. stevemadars (7douche on PocketFives) finished in sixth place, taking home $3,562.

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Mar 3rd, 2014 0
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for March 3, 2014

We're just a few months away from the start of the World Series of Poker at the Rio in Las Vegas and excitement is beginning to build. Just about every week from now until the Main Event, is running satellites for the Main Event as well as for any $1,500 event. These tickets are non-transferable and may only be used for the purpose stated in the tournament lobby.

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Mar 3rd, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for February 28, 2014

In New Jersey online poker this week, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee, with first place payouts ranging from $1,300 up to $2,100. On Wednesday night, three PocketFivers made the final table, led by the second place of greenscarecrow (greenscarecrow on PocketFives), who chopped for $1,878. On Thursday night, Chopitup99 (Chopitup99 on PocketFives) finished in third place in the ...

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for February 28, 2014

Dominating the news this week in Nevada is the awarding of 2014 World Series of Poker seats valued at $1,500 each. is putting up three of these a week, building interest in the upcoming series as well as the online poker site itself through these promotions.

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Tournament Review For February 24, 2014

PocketFives members placed in the top three spots of the PokerStars Sunday Million flagship over the weekend, led by Mexico's WormNorton who took home $232,444 for his outright win. Fellow members bazeman (pictured) and veryking finished 2nd and 3rd for $170,456 and $116,220 respectively. PocketFiver pleno1 of the United Kingdom received the largest payday in the Stars Sunday Warm-Up despite his ...

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New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for February 24, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, there was a five-way final table chop in the Borgata/PartyPoker $50K Guarantee Sunday Major. This resulted in the top four places winning $5,760. DavidR888 (DavidR888 on PocketFives) finished the $50K Guarantee in third place and was part of that five-way chop.

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for February 24, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with four major events. had 302 runners vying for the 41 available prizes totaling $35,775. One of the events was a $215 buy-in tournament with the top prize being an entry to the 2014 WSOP Main Event, worth $10,000. The player with the highest individual cash this weekend on was AC_SLATER in the WSOP Main Event Qualifier, winning a $10,000 seat into the 2014 ...

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Feb 24th, 2014 1
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for February 21, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee, with first place prizes playing more than $2,000. Tuesday night saw two PocketFivers made the final table. Jaybone 2315 (Jaybone2315 on PocketFives, pictured) finished in third place, taking home $1,183. Back on January 20, Jaybone2315 won this tournament for $2,020. Jake jtsnakes Perry finished in sixth ...

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for February 21, 2014

In Nevada, ran three of its four $3,000 events as scheduled. On Wednesday, the site ran a special satellite for two $1,500 seats to the 2014 WSOP. All of the events exceeded the guarantees. There were 289 runners with a total prize pool of 18,275 and 43 spots being paid. The players with the highest valued prizes won were LasVegasSam and JFleeZy, each winning a $1,500 seat to an upcoming 2014 ...

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Tournament Review For February 17, 2014

Up and coming poker tournament specialist wademan of the Russian Federation received his largest career online event score over the weekend with a chopped win in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up $500k Guaranteed. His final payday was $94,321. Fellow PocketFives member Francis Nohaymiedo Cruz of the Dominican Republic (pictured, ranked #608 worldwide) likewise enjoyed a career day with his 3rd place ...

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New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for February 17, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, the $50K Guarantee on Borgata/PartyPoker saw three PocketFivers make the final table. This winner of this tournament was big.appl3, who battled through a field of 329 runners to pocket the first place prize of $12,173. Tyronebigumz (TyroneBigumz9 on PocketFives) finished in second place in the Borgata/Party $50K Sunday Major, taking home $8,308. Finishing ...

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for February 17, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with four major events. One of the events was a $215 buy-in with the top prize of an entry to the 2014 WSOP Main Event worth $10,000. The tournaments had 270 runners vying for the 36 available prizes totaling $36,100. The player with the highest individual cash this weekend on was l3alance in the WSOP Main Event Qualifier, winning a $10,000 seat.

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for February 14, 2014

In Nevada, ran three of its four $3,000 events as scheduled. On Wednesday, the site ran a special satellite for two $1,500 seats to the 2014 WSOP. All of the events exceeded the guarantees. There were 255 runners, with a total prize pool of $16,675 being awarded to 36 players. The player with the largest cash this week was Kody10 with a payout of $1,326, taking down Thursday night's event. ...

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New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for February 14, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee, which saw an average of 148 runners over the past four days. First place paid as much as $2,600. THAKID04 won the $10K on Monday night, taking home $1,775. LuckySpewy (ykwon17 on PocketFives) finished in fourth place the same night.

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New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for February 10, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker changed the structure of its $50K Guarantee Sunday Major. The sites moved up the start time and structure to accommodate players' requests, including those from here on PocketFives. Borgata/Party also guaranteed $10K to the winner. After battling through a field of 378 players, Papo353 took down the tournament, winning $13,286.

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for February 10, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with three major events. had 233 runners vying for the 40 available prizes that totaled $28,675. The player with the highest individual cash this weekend on was butters in the Sunday $15,000 Guarantee, taking home a prize of $5,768. It was butters' first ever cash since we started report results on the largest events in September 2013.

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Tournament Review For February 10, 2014

There was a five-way final table chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, with Brazilian CheVeaU taking home the largest prize of $161,880 for his victory. Canadian olligergely finished runner-up for $141,659 while lena900 and baeks22 earned $129,669 and $124,270 for their respective 4th and 5th place efforts.

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New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for February 7, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee, with first place prizes paying out as much as $2,000. On Monday night, three PocketFives members made the final table of the $10K guarantee on Borgata/Partypoker. Finally (finally on PocketFives) finished in fourth place, taking home $1,026. twelveparsecs (vetstadium on PocketFives, pictured) and ...

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for February 7, 2014

In Nevada, ran its four $3,000 Guaranteed events as scheduled, with all events exceeding the guarantees. There were 265 runners with a total prize pool of $18,025. The player with the largest cash was sandmanjd with a payout of $1,363, taking down Wednesday night's event.

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New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for February 3, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey poker, the Borgata/PartyPoker $50K Guarantee saw 205 runners on Super Bowl Sunday, with F-350.Driver taking it down for $8,800. WPT champion Bobby Oboodi (pictured) was runner-up in the Party/Borgata $50K, taking home $5,850. Oboodi has over $1.4 million in live tournament winnings and won the WPT Borgata Open back in September 2011 for $922,000.

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Tournament Review For February 3, 2014

There were plenty of big winners in online poker tournaments over the weekend as the 2014 PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) concluded with the $665+35 NLHE Turbo Main Event. In that tourney, Denmark's blaaesh more than doubled his previous career cash total in online events with a 3rd place showing for $336,342. Due to a six-way final table deal, blaaesh took home the largest ...

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for February 3, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with four major events. had 233 runners vying for the 38 available prizes totaling $27,775. The player with the highest individual cash this weekend on was tahoescotty7 in the $15,000 Guaranteed, taking home $4,350. The $15K had an overlay of $2,400.

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New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for January 31, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee with a buy-in of $100. On Monday night, AbNORMalities (slystyle012 on PocketFives) took down the $10K on Borgata/PartyPoker Poker for $2,000. Also making the final table on Monday night was La_Flama_Blanca (rimmer27 on PocketFives), finishing in seventh place. Ollin won the $10K Guarantee on ...

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for January 31, 2014

In Nevada this week, ran its four $3,000 events as scheduled, with all exceeding the guarantees. There were 266 runners with a total prize pool of $17,025 and 40 spots paid. The player with the highest cash win was papaya with a payout of $1,312 for taking down Thursday's event. papaya also took down Monday's event for $1,210 and min-cashed in Tuesday's event for $279. Overall, he took home ...

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New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for January 27, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, ran several Online Poker Championships events. The $530 Main Event took place on Sunday and had a guaranteed prize pool of $250,000. PocketFiver Stephen sizzlinbetta Reynolds (pictured) battled through a field of 328 runners to come out victorious, taking home a whopping $63,750. Reynolds has over $2 million in recorded online cashes and over $372,000 in ...

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Jan 27th, 2014 1
Tournament Review For January 27, 2014

The PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) continued over the weekend with several PocketFivers cashing in on big prize pool money. Canada's melontown came out on top in the series' 16th event ($154+$154+12 NLHE Progressive Knockout) and collected $96,805 along with a bounty of over $30,000 for his efforts. KingDan was the winner in Event #17 ($100+9 NLHE with 1 Rebuy). He ...

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for January 27, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with four events with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more. had 262 runners vying for the 43 available prizes totaling $27,125. The player with the highest individual cash this weekend on was Juantoo3fore in the Sunday $15,000 Guarantee, taking home $4,674.

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for January 24, 2014

In Nevada, ran its four $3,000 events as scheduled, with all events exceeding their guarantees. There were 245 runners with a total prize pool of $15,275. Thirty-nine players cashed in these events. The player with the highest cash win was VPIHokie1970, with a payout of $1,239.75 for taking down Wednesday night's event. This is VPIHokie1970's third major takedown this year.

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Jan 24th, 2014 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for January 24, 2014

This was a very busy week in New Jersey online poker. The first annual Online Championships took place. Each night of the week, there was an event with guaranteed prize pools ranging from $25,000 to $50,000. On Monday night, longtime PocketFives member Michael Gags30 Gagliano (pictured) finished in second place in the WSOPOC $50K Guarantee and also finished sixth in the nightly $10K Guarantee.

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Jan 24th, 2014 1
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for January 20, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, kicked off its Online Poker Championships with a $250K Depositor's Freeroll on Sunday. This tournament was won by thePunisher, who made his way through a field of 3,663 runners to take home $38,750.

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for January 20, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with four events with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more. had 246 runners vying for the 41 available prizes totaling $27,000. The player with the highest individual cash this weekend on was bradj in the $15000 Guaranteed for $4,845. This was bradj's first cash in these events. We will be watching him for more action in the future.

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Jan 20th, 2014 1
Tournament Review For January 20, 2014

A number of PocketFives members made important strides in their online poker careers over the weekend. Israel's Alextoon1 received his largest online poker tournament cash to date with a 4th place effort in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event; walking away with $79,824. Fellow PocketFiver madmax04 earned $63,352 for his 5th place finish - a score which is by far his largest to ...

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New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for January 17, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee. Phatdaddy won this tournament on Monday night and also on Wednesday night for a total of $4,147 in winnings this week. Back on December 15, phatdaddy also won the $50K Guarantee on Borgata/Party for $8,250.

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for January 17, 2014

This week in Nevada, ran four $3,000 events as scheduled this week, plus on Thursday night added another $3,000 R&A event. The two Thursday events were started at the same time, 7:00pm, and ended up having overlays of over $400 each. The rest of the events exceeded the guarantees. There were 255 runners with a total prize pool of $15,950 and 44 players were paid. The player with the highest ...

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Tournament Review For January 13, 2014

Canada's Diggler worked his way to a victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event over the weekend; chopping the tournament three ways and walking away with $189,044. The win could place him in the Top 500 Worldwide Rankings for the first time in his career. Mateus Matu11 Lessa of Brazil earned $94,829 for his runner-up performance in the Stars Sunday Warm-Up upon chopping the ...

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New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for January 13, 2014

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, Stephen Reynolds (sizzlinbetta on PocketFives, pictured) won the 888 Poker Big Sunday $10k Guarantee for $3,000 and also made the final table of the $25k Guarantee Sunday Major, where he finished in seventh place for $1,050. Reynolds has over $2 million in recorded online cashes and at one time was ranked 74th worldwide on PocketFives.

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for January 13, 2014

In Nevada, kicked off its weekend with four events with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more. had 256 runners vying for the 39 available prizes totaling $27,050. The player with the highest individual cash this weekend on was rprops in the Sunday $15,000 Guaranteed for $4,350. That event fell short of meeting its guarantee by $1,400.

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New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for January 10, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee, with first place prizes paying out at least $1,700. There was at least one PocketFiver making the final table of the Borgata/PartyPoker $10K Guarantee every day this week. BrokeArtist (rtheusa on PocketFives, pictured) took second place in $10K on Tuesday night, taking home $1,411. This follows up his win in ...

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for January 10, 2014

In Nevada, ran four $3,000 events as scheduled this week. Wednesday's had an overlay of $50 and the rest of the events exceeded their guarantees. There were 211 runners with a total prize pool of $13,275; 35 spots were paid. The player with the biggest cash was nvslim24 with a payout of $1,185 for taking down Thursday night's event.

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New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for January 6, 2014

There was a lot of action in the first weekend of 2014 for online poker in New Jersey from PocketFives members. ran six events with top prizes well over $1,000. Dan centrfieldr Lupo (pictured) won the $10K Guarantee and also finished third in the $25K Guarantee on Sunday night for a total of $5,175. Lupo has over $150,000 in tracked online cashes and $25,000 in live cashes according to the ...

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Tournament Review For January 6, 2014

Top 300 ranked tilt21sted of Romania was involved in a three-way final table deal in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament and walked away with a $176,580 payday. With the score, Alex has a lifetime career online event cash mark of over $1.25 million and could quickly find his way into the Top 200 PocketFives worldwide rankings for the first time.

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for January 6, 2014

Let's recap the weekend in Nevada! kicked off its weekend with four events with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more. had 254 runners vying for 42 available prizes totaling $26,650. The player with the highest individual cash this weekend on was VPIHokie1979 in the $15000 event for $4,902. This is VPIHokie1979's fourth cash and second outright win since coming on the scene on in ...

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New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for January 3, 2014

This week in New Jersey online poker, Borgata/PartyPoker ran its nightly $10K Guarantee. On New Year's Day, however, it was a $5K Guarantee, which was won by cjdstable. Jford10 (jford10 on PocketFives) took down the Borgata/Party $10K Guarantee Wednesday night for $2,351.

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Jan 3rd, 2014 2
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for January 3, 2014

This week, Ultimate Poker held four tournaments with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more, the $2,500 Nightly events. There were 129 runners generating a prize pool of $11,738.50 and paying a total of 20 spots. The highest cash this week went to Xaston for $1,237. In fact, Jaime Xaston Kaplan (pictured) took down a total of two first place finishes and a second place for over $3,100, ...

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for December 30, 2013

This weekend saw Ultimate Poker run five events with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more. There were 200 runners fighting for the 27 prize spots available, totaling over $23,000. The player with the highest individual cash was Fill IV in the Sunday $10,000 for $3,200. That event had an overlay of $2,811. Fill IV also finished in third place in the Sunday $3,000 for $464.

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Dec 30th, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for December 30, 2013

It was a very productive weekend for many Pocketfives members on the New Jersey virtual felts. The $25K Guarantee on had four PocketFives members finish in the top four spots this Sunday. Jakep474 (jtsnakes on PocketFives, pictured) took down the tournament for a top prize of $7,000. Finishing second was schaf4206 (schaf4206 on PocketFives) for $4,050. Finishing in third place was TMoneyStacks ...

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Tournament Review for December 30, 2013

What a day it was on Sunday for Canadian resident DoubleS00ted, also known as WhatARunAA on PokerStars, who won $208,372 in a three-way chop of the PokerStars Sunday Million. He is no stranger to winning this prestigious event, as he also won it back in April 2007. He told PocketFives shortly after his big win, "It's surreal right now. It's different this time. When I won it in 2007, I felt on ...

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Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for December 27, 2013

Christmas week poker was alive and well in Nevada, with the most activity being on Christmas Day itself. This week, Ultimate Poker held four tournaments with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more, the $2,500 Nightly events. There were 124 runners generating a prize pool of $11,506 and paying a total of 18 spots. The highest individual cash this week went to Baystateguy for $1,437.79.

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Dec 27th, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for December 27, 2013

In this holiday week in New Jersey, the Party/Borgata nightly $10K Guarantee saw three PocketFives members make the final table on Thursday. Finishing in second place was pst34 (petey3412 on PocketFives), who was involved in a three-way chop, took home $1,410 for his efforts. iGetLost (dazedace on PocketFives) finished fifth and lolfishaments (mikewebb68 on PocketFives) finished seventh.

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Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for December 23, 2013

This weekend saw Ultimate Poker run five events with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more. There were 174 runners fighting for the 28 prizes available, totaling $22,828. The player with the highest individual cash was m1a1tank19k in the Sunday $10,000 for $2,900. That event had an overlay of $2,083, as the guarantee was not met.

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Dec 23rd, 2013 0
Tournament Review for December 23, 2013

Costa Rica resident Nicolas rounder63 Carrillo is currently ranked 78th in the world and is bound to be ranked much higher when the next leaderboard is released on Christmas. He not only added $52,720 to his bankroll by winning the Full Tilt Poker Sunday Brawl this weekend, but also took third place in the PokerStars Sunday $109 Rebuy for $35,470.

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Dec 23rd, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for December 23, 2013

It was a busy weekend for online poker players in New Jersey. WSOP ran its Mini Fest $25K Guarantee Main Event, which attracted 411 runners. The winner of this event was mathblaster, taking home the top prize of $6,125. Not too far behind him was SLHalper (s.l. halper on PocketFives), who came in third and was the last PocketFiver to survive this marathon tournament.

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Dec 23rd, 2013 0
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for December 20, 2013

This week, Ultimate Poker held three tournaments with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more, the $2,500 Nightly events. There were 109 runners generating a prize pool of $9,509.50, paying a total of 17 spots. The highest cash this week went to PocketFives' own Brent bhanks11 Hanks, also a Team U Pro, for $1,228.94.

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Dec 20th, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for December 20, 2013

This week saw continue to run its nightly $5K and $10K Guarantees. Earlier in the week, No_Xcape (No_Xcape on PocketFives) finished fourth in the WSOP $5K on Monday and then followed that up with a second place finish on Tuesday, winning a total of $1,200. Adaptions (adaptations on PocketFives) also made two final tables this week. He won the $5K Guarantee on Wednesday and also a ninth place ...

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Tournament Review For December 16, 2013

Former Top 5 ranked breeth of Hungary (pictured) made a strong case for moving back into the Top 100 worldwide with a victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend. He was involved in a five-way final table deal and received $213,480 after all was said and done. Fellow member Katalanon of Israel finished 6th in that event for a payday of $49,896.

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Dec 16th, 2013 0
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for December 16, 2013

This weekend saw Ultimate Poker run five events with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more. There were 225 runners fighting for the 36 prize spots available, totaling $21,733.50. The player with the highest individual cash was donthavename in the Sunday $10,000 for $2,639.

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Dec 16th, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for December 16, 2013

This weekend in New Jersey online poker, there was a new champion crowned in the Borgata/PartyPoker $50K Guarantee Sunday Major, phatdaddy, who took down the tournament for $8,250. Meanwhile, CharlieBrown (money4bacon on PocketFives) finished eighth in the $50K. The $25K Guarantee saw a decline in runners this weekend. The past two times, it had 100+ players, but this weekend saw only 90 ...

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Dec 16th, 2013 2
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for December 13, 2013

This week, Ultimate Poker held four tournaments, the $2,500 Nightly events. There were 123 runners generating a prize pool of $12,103 and paying a total of 20 spots. The highest cash this week went to 'Rick2007' for $1,437.79.

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Dec 13th, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for December 13, 2013

This week in New Jersey online poker, the same nightly guarantees continue to run on and Borgata/PartyPoker. Although the fields appear to be growing week to week, there are still some overlays on each site. 888 Poker is still running its $10K guarantee freeroll as part of its welcome promotion.

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Dec 13th, 2013 1
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for December 9, 2013

This weekend saw Ultimate Poker run five events with first place payouts approaching $1,000 or more. There were 227 runners fighting for the 29 prize spots available, totaling $22,145.50. The player with the highest individual cash was 'broomoorn' in the Sunday $10,000 for $2,900.

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Dec 9th, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for December 9, 2013

This weekend in New Jersey, we saw a player take down the Party/Borgata Poker $50,000 Guarantee Sunday major on back-to-back Sundays. MikeyCasino survived a field of 179 players last Sunday and a larger 265-player field this week. The increase in player pool was anticipated, as Borgata now offers this Sunday Major as part of its tournament lineup. MikeyCasino's total take for winning both events ...

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Tournament Review For December 9, 2013

There were plenty of big winners in major online tournaments over the weekend, led by 68th ranked Illini213 (pictured) of Costa Rica, who put in a runner-up performance in the Full Tilt Poker FTOPS Main Event. Despite his 2nd place finish, Steve took home the largest payday in the tournament through a three-way deal; receiving $261,340 in the process. Fellow member Visor was right behind him in ...

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Dec 9th, 2013 1
Nevada Weekday Tournament Review for December 6, 2013

This week, Ultimate Poker ran four events with guarantees of $2,500. There were a total of 146 runners competing for a total prize pool of $12,558 that was divided up among 23 players. The player with the largest cash was 'oceanso7' in the Monday $2,500 event for $1,397.29.

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Dec 6th, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for December 6, 2013

In the first full week of online regulated poker in New Jersey, several PocketFives members were able to get multiple scores in the nightly guarantee tournaments that are being offered. runs nightly $5K and $10K guarantees, which are both rebuy tournaments. PartyPoker and Borgata share the same tournament scheduled and player pools and offer a nightly $10K guarantee that is a freezeout for ...

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Dec 6th, 2013 2
Tournament Review For December 2, 2013

Austria's mindgamer, currently ranked #28 in the world at online tournament play, was the outright winner in the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend for $222,934. The major event win represents his second largest online poker tournament cash and could propel him back into the Top 10 Worldwide Rankings. Fellow members joe santana and leggieblufs1 finished 5th and 6th in the Sunday Million ...

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Dec 2nd, 2013 3
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for December 2, 2013

This weekend in Nevada saw Ultimate Poker run ten events with guarantees of $1,000 or more. There were 526 runners fighting for the 85 prize spots available totaling $29,140. The player with the highest individual cash was 'Gerald' in the Sunday $10,000 for $2,639.

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Dec 2nd, 2013 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for December 2, 2013

This weekend featured some of the first regulated online poker tournaments in New Jersey. While some players still had issues getting logged on and verified on certain sites, it did not stop the masses from turning out. PartyPoker kicked off its first Sunday major with a $50K guarantee that had a buy-in of $200. This tournament had 179 runners, with 36 spots paying. Next week, Borgata Poker will ...

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